Orange County Brands and Experiences We Love Gift Guide to Orange County

Written By: Alana Aronson Gift Guide to Orange County

Adventure Gifts:

Pirate Coast Paddle Company

For the adventurer in your life, a gift card to Pirate Coast Paddle Company is the perfect way to send them on their next unforgettable experience! With glow in the dark night tours, private lessons, yoga on the water, kids camp and fashionable retail, the opportunities are endless!

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K1 Speed

When giving this gift card, make sure to pick up some time on the track for yourself! Race and dash around K1’s phenomenal indoor track—and don’t fall behind!

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Catalina Express

This is the perfect gift for nature lovers and thrill seekers alike. Take the Catalina Express with a friend, or give them a voucher for another time.

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Santa Catalina Island Company

Take advantage of Catalina Island’s great weather without the summer crowds with the Season of Escape package that includes: accommodation, boat transportation and dining credit! Rates from $106 per person. Book online or call 877.778.8412!

 

Sports Tickets:

‘Tis the season for seeing our favorite teams win! Grab tickets for the loved ones in your life and help them create a night to remember. Don’t miss out on seeing the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Rams or Los Angeles Lakers!

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Art and Culture:

Bowers Museum

Bowers Museum has phenomenal exhibits all year long. Take a friend and experience it together, or save it for an exhibit in an upcoming season.

 

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

This season brings a lot of amazing performances to Segerstrom Center for the Arts. ELF The Musical, Christmas Fantasia and American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker are holiday favorites that everyone will enjoy!

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Cinépolis

‘Tis the season to indulge and relax! Prepare for the New Year by enjoying a cocktail in the luxurious seating at Cinépolis theaters. Catch the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One, or laugh along with a classic like Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Edition

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Creative Carafes

With Creative Carafes, you and your friends can set up a private paint night or glassware private paint party! Regardless of the time of year, though, Creative Carafes has events to enjoy for any season.

 

For the Food/Drink Lover:

Mago “Spicy Magic” Hot Sauce

This “Spicy Magic” sauce is great on any dish—and perfect in any stocking! Give the gift of Green Thai or Red Habanero, and warm down the chill of the winter months.

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William Grant & Sons

From Glenfiddich to The Balvenie to Sailor Jerry, Monkey Shoulder and more, William Grant & Sons has a libation for every palate. Bring a bottle as a hostess gift, or wrap and place under the Christmas tree!

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Belle Meade Bourbon

Nashville born family brand, Belle Meade Bourbon, has been finding much success at stores like Total Wine, and most recently, Trader Joe’s! Enjoy this Tennessee whiskey around the fire this holiday season and make sure to leave a bottle in a stocking or two.

 

LAVA Craft Bloody Mary Mix

Who doesn’t love the perfect Bloody Mary? Impress your guests for Christmas brunch or calm your New Year’s Eve hangover. LAVA also makes for a “bloody good” gift. Look for the 15% Off popup on their site. Also available in-store at Total Wine, Gelson’s, Bristol Farms, Hi-Time Wine Cellars and Jensen’s. LAVA is a local product handcrafted in Orange County, CA and made with San Marzano Italian tomatoes grown on volcanic soil. Official beverage sponsor of the ESPN VIP Tailgate.

 

Infuse Spirits

Infuse Spirits offers single-bottle infusions, using real fruit and spices in their vodka. Whether you’re making holiday cocktails with friends and family, or gifting a bottle that’ll be sure to WOW them, this vodka is sure to please!

 

Gifts that Give Back:

31 Bits

Crafted by artisans in Uganda and Indonesia, 31 Bits empowers artists by opening up the global market. Their products are fairly made, beautiful and carefully curated. This Eden + Batu Bangle set is stunning and great for any fashionista.

 

Freewaters

These fashionable shoes use 1 percent of their top line sales to support global drinking projects. With styles for men and women, everyone in the family can receive these kicks. Their Kent boot is trendy and a fan-favorite!

Krochet Kids

These handmade products combat poverty on a global level. Hats and scarves for him and her, children’s toys and comfy sweaters make for a gift that will feel like receiving a hug straight from the person who made it. We are loving their Saturdays Sweater right now!

 

Newport Beach Public Library Foundation

The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation runs on donations to support the Newport Beach Public Library. Their Smartie Membership gives two tickets to any of their phenomenal programs, yoga or cooking classes, lectures, a subscription to The Bookmark and a membership card with access to discounts at partner merchants. Give this gift to the ones that love learning and supporting their local community.

 

The Little Market

From the genius of Lauren Conrad, The Little Market is an online shop aimed at “empowering female artisans around the world.” The fair trade products you can purchase for friends and family include accessories, jewelry, home décor and much more. The Rose Gift Box is an excellent gift full of sweet treats and things to pamper.

 

Fitness/Health/Beauty:

The LOOK Fitness

For a gift that will keep on giving even when New Year’s resolutions are over, opt for The LOOK Fitness membership. With a variety of classes and workout equipment to utilize, your friends will thank you for introducing them to their new love—The LOOK Fitness!

 

Pilates on Purpose

Don’t let the treats and libations get you off track this season. Pilates on Purpose has fun and challenging classes for beginners and experts alike. You’ll also receive a new pair of grip socks with each POP purchase. Grab a girlfriend and get the both of you some classes to keep the energy of this season alive and well!

 

Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo Laguna Beach Hotel

Give the ultimate gift of wellness with the fabulous Renaissance ClubSport gift card. It can be loaded in any amount and used for Personal Training, Wellness Products, R Spa Services, Citrus Fresh Grill, Lounge and Deli, Kids World Programs and Camps, and access to over 120 Weekly Group Fitness Classes*.

*Non-Members get access to the entire club on day(s) of Personal Training or Spa Services

 

Ritual Yoga

Give one Om-azing gift this year with a Ritual Yoga membership. With a studio in Laguna Beach, you can gift this membership to friends in and around the bustling beach city!

 

Pure Barre

With Pure Barre’s studios all over Orange County—and the country for that matter, you can gift a membership or apparel and accessories to anyone in your life, no matter where they live! Pure Barre also offers a 1-month unlimited deal for 99.00 for new clients!

 

Ra Yoga

Buy a class package from Ra Yoga this holiday season and give the gift of inner peace.

 

MojoCryo

Whole Body Cryotherapy is a great gift for any athlete or health nut in your life. The chilly sessions take only 3 minutes, but its effects last far beyond that. This season they are offering three WBC sessions for $99, three Cryofacials for $120, 20 percent off products from Skinny Coconut Oil beauty line, $149 Luxe Wrap robes and a special on Deep Infrared Light therapy—30 minutes for $40!

 

Bronzed Bunny

Bronzed buns, smooth sugared skin, pink bellinis and a Velvet rabbit?…aka The Vajacial. Bronzed Bunny has everything that special babe in your life would want. Get her a 5-pack or 10-pack of tans, or a giftcard so she can shop for herself!

 

Blown Away Beauty Bar

Blowouts, essential oil scalp massages, makeup, lash bar, extensions and waxes are all available at Blown Away Beauty Bar. Place one of their gift cards in a few stockings a watch the room light up with excitement!

 

Fashion:

Revel

Looking for something unique? For something you’ve never seen before? Looking for this item from the comfort of your own home? Revel is an app that revolutionizes shopping—giving you access to brands and items that aren’t readily available in most stores. Made in California, the Age Carriers – The Ivory Backpack is a great gift for any man or woman in your life.

 

Vestal Watch

You can never have too many accessories, especially if they’re timeless watches and sunglasses for any occasion. An item high on our Christmas wish list is the Sophisticate.

 

On Que Style

Spoil your friends with designer brands at a fraction of the cost. On Que Style has gorgeous consignment items from bags by Celine to Louis Vuitton and Chanel and apparel from the likes Gucci and Herve Leger. Stop inside, there is so much more to shop!

 

BCBGMAXAZRIA

You can’t go wrong with BCBGMAXAZRIA. Gorgeous gowns, tasteful tops and show-stopping shoes practically make the wish list themselves. The Caterina Sequined Dress is a piece perfect for New Year’s Eve celebrations or a night out with girlfriends.

Blue Eyed Girl

This local shop is filled with gifts for every woman in your life. Stylish jumpers, white hot moto jackets, cozy scarves and trending boots are just a few of the goodies you can find at any of the five SoCal storefronts. Snag up their Free People Ruched Velvet Bomber in Deep Navy. It’s dreamy!

 

London Coin Galleries Newport Beach

The Federal Reserve destroys approximately 6 billion dollars face value in currency every year.

This shredded currency is suspended in resin and hand turned on a lathe by Ernest Lavigne. The Handcrafted Currency Pen at London Coin Galleries Newport Beach is a stunning gift.

 

Novecento Boutique

For trending and timeless pieces, head to Novecento Boutique for the Best Dressed in your life. Gorgeous coats, unforgettable dresses, adorable booties and more will fill your dreams—and closets—this season.

 

Swiss Watch Gallery and Fine Jewelers

The Shops at Mission Viejo’s Swiss Watch Gallery and Fine Jewelers has the perfect gifts for that someone special in your life. Make an impression with stunning rings and bracelets, or a statement necklace or timepiece. You can’t go wrong with the Tacori Vault diamond bracelet.

 

Traditional Jewelers

We love the Marli Astrid 18K Rose Gold & Diamond Cube Cuff from Traditional Jewelers. It’s elegant, edgy and the perfect piece for any woman in your life.

 

Grayse

A piece from their Fall 2016 collection, the Met Gala Resin Stone Dress in red by Grayse is an excellent gown for any holiday event. Gift this one early to a special woman in your life and let the festivities begin!

 

Twice the Style

Stunning clothing by fabulous brands—all at an accessible price? We love heading to Twice the Style for holiday shopping. From Jimmy Choo to Valentino to Elizabeth and James to Chanel, there is a look to be found for everyone on your life.

 

West of Camden

Get ready for the new year with the Next Round 2 Jacket by Obey, found at West of Camden. Keep your guy stylin’ all season long and get him a gift he won’t want to take off.

 

Winston’s Crown Jewelers

With Greenery as the Pantone color of the Year for 2017, start the season off right by gifting stunning studs from Winston’s Crown Jewelers in the most popular color to come.

Charlie & Me

Charlie & Me has everything you need to keep your pup stylish all year long! Get your furry friend a gift they will bark for. This Navy White and Gingham Cotton Shirt will be your new go-to for any day!

 

London Coin Galleries Mission Viejo

London Coin Galleries Mission Viejo has an array of gifts for any loved one on your holiday shopping list.  From Breitling watches for the stylish man in your life, to unique sterling silver sets for the host with the most, London Coin Galleries Mission Viejo has you covered.

 

Home:

Room & Board

Spice up your home or give the gift of color and comfort to friends and family with velvet pillows from Room & Board. Available in 12 colors, these soft and luxurious pieces will fit in any home.

 

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Offer a craft cocktail or glass of champagne to your guests this year in stunning and festive glassware by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Your friends and family will love being handed any of these shimmering delights—either filled to the brim or in a gift bag!

 

TPT Home & Garden

TPT Home & Garden has a vast array of throw pillows and table settings that any host-with-the-most would love receiving. This season, TPT has an expansive selection of holiday inspired options as well as every day throw pillows and table decor for the perfect setting for any season.

Where to Get the Best Gifts This Season in Orange County!

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