By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Dec 22, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Snuggle up with some holiday cheer as OnMilwaukee shares stories of everything merry and bright in the spirit of the season.

Brought to you by Noel Indoor Light Park & Christmas Market and MillerCoors

Thoughtful gifts are always the best gifts, so pick something unique, local and maybe even on-of-a-kind for all the cool, supportive people on your "oh-so-nice list" this year. In no particular order, of course – just 100 awesome local products for your gift-giving pleasure.

OnMilwaukee also curated a few other specifc gift guides, including gift ideas for local foodiesmusic buffs, the cocktail lovers on your list, Wisconsin sports fans and even your four-legged friends.

Happy all the holidays, Milwaukee!

1. Gift card from a Milwaukee restaurant
2. Cool Pabst Theater Group gear #saveourstages
3. Usinger’s famous sausage
4. A bulb on the Hoan bridge
5. A coffee subscription from Valentine Coffee Roasters
6. Urban Ecology Center membership
7. A new Brew Crew lid at the Brewers team store
8. A night with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
9. A floral subscription from 414loral
10. Milwaukee neon from Glowmke


11. Custom lingerie from Madalyn Joy
12. A gift box of spices from Penzey's Spices
13. Used vinyl from Bull’s Eye Records
14. Jewelry and other handmade gifts from Bronzeville Collective 
15. A leather hip bag from Cival

16. Koss headphones 
17. Matcha from Rishi Tea
18. Cute ceramics from Beth Eaton Pottery


19. Great Lakes Distillery’s Dirty Helen Straight Bourbon Whiskey
20. A big jug or gift box from Kallas honey
21. "Tonic Fan Box" from Top Note Tonics
22. A gift card for Avalon Atmospheric Theater or Marcus Theatres
23. Green and gold Buck head antlers 

24. Wisconsin advent calendars or gift boxes from Milwaukee Food Tours
25. Milwaukee Blacksmith e-gift cards for blacksmith classes or custom work
26. 414 T-shirt or any Milwaukee classic from Too Much Metal for One Hand
27. Bucks in 6 blend from Colectivo 
28. Nourish natural and locally-made products
29. A Milwaukee Art Museum membership for the new year
30. "Mammalia" adult coloring book by local artist Nicholas Ystad


31. Ma Baensch herring
32. Henna art from artist Renee Bebeau
33. Milwaukee-opoly
34. Candle-making gift card from Glassnote Candle Bar

35. A toy or some candy from the local institution Winkie’s
36. An adorable dog photo shoot for your pup or a friend's from Barking Dog Images
37. New "Milwaukee Walking" book of 31 urban, easy walking routes (Available at Boswell Book. Co.)
38. Milorganite T-shirt from Brew City
39. Milwaukee hoodies and sweatshirts from Cream City Print Lounge
40. Bittercube variety pack 
41. A subscription to Lion's Tooth Bookshop in Bay View
42. Holiday bouquet from Urban Sense Flower Shop
43. An ugly sweater for a friend, yourself or even your dog from Miller Lite

Miller ugly sweater

44. Bags of coffee or merch from Vennture Brew Co.
45. Our own Lori Fredrich's "Milwaukee Food: A History of Cream City Cuisine"
46. CBD holiday gift baskets from Kind Oasis
47. Plants (with shipping available!) from Leewards Gardens
48. Chocolates from Burke Candy
49. Cool pop culture art created by Kpolly
50. Tasty sauces, seasonings and more from Burn Pit BBQ
51. Giannis Antetokounmpo Bucks jersey

52. Vintage vinyl at Acme Records
53. Any of the fabulous finds – from fashion to fun gifts – at Sparrow Collective or one of Milwaukee's many unique boutiques
54. Pints of Purple Door ice cream (shipping available)
55. A Charlie Berens "Manitowoc Minute" bobblehead
56. "Milwaukee Frozen Custard" book by Kathleen McCann and our own Bobby Tanzilo
57. A Milwaukee Home T-shirt
58. Milwaukee County Zoo membership

59. A place in Gathering Place's members society
60. Vintage watercolor print from Milwaukee Pretzel Co.
61. Gift items from Kujichagulia Producer's Cooperative inside Sherman Phoenix
62. Jean’s Clay Studio’s contemporary stoneware pottery
63. How To Solve the Rubik's Cube lesson from CubingMKE (Covid-friendly)

64. Telescope from American Science and Surplus
65. Original art by Milwaukee artist Todd Mrozinski
66. A gift certificate for Milwaukee Public Market
67. A pack of either cocoa or mint cream puffs (or both!) from the Wisconsin State Fair

Cream puffs

68. A slick fauxback jersey or hat from the Milwaukee Admirals
69. Boots, bags or gift card from Milwaukee Boot Co. 
70. The charcoal detoxifying mask from Fern and Nettle
71. Flame Fire Cider from Tippecanoe Herbs
72. New and retro gifts from Fischberger's
73. Sustainable jewelry from Bavlnkabrand
74. A bottle of ready-to-pour Old Fashioneds or Manhattans from Soul Boxer 

75. Beef jerky from Held’s Market
76. Sign somebody up for one of Ray's intoxicatingly educational tasting events
77. Custom woodwork from Urban Craftsman
78. A new hat from Brass Rooster
79. Greenery and gifts from Mod Gen 
80. "Dinner in the Beer Garden" beer cookbook by Lucy Saunders
81. Gorgeous mosaic birds and more from artist Jessica Laub
82. A new pair of kicks from MODA3

83. Made-in-Milwaukee Beejou wraps 
84. A Milwaukee Film membership
85. Ron Faiola's latest supper club book, "The Wisconsin Supper Clubs Story: An Illustrated History with Relish"
86. A vintage piece from Dandy
87. A case of Sprecher root beer
88. Original holiday / greeting cards from Orange and Blue
89. FLOAT that stress away with a gift certificate
90. A Stag Barbershop shave
91. A mixed box of brews from Story Hill BKC
92. Ceramic ornaments from Janelle Gramling


93. Soul Brew Kombucha
94. Refurbished bike from Milwaukee Bike Collective
95. Incense from URSA
96. Baby Yoda ornament from Uberdork Designs
97. Portable wine glasses from HaloVino 
98. The "Milwaukee" bar from Indulgence Chocolatiers
99. Chase My Creations' anti-racist T-shirts
100. John Gurda’s "The Making of Milwaukee" – now in its fourth updated edition (Get it locally from Boswell Book Co.)