If you have to do some holiday shopping, you might as well shop local…right?

When you shop local, you are making a personal investment into your neighborhood and community. Nearly 70% of every transaction at a locally owned business will return to local activity, according to Rubicon.  

Since you have to do shopping for the holiday season, it would be beneficial to the community to shop local and see that return to your community. 

While there is still a little time until Christmas, you probably wanted to get started on the shopping now. That’s why we compiled a list of the best local businesses to shop at when it comes to doing some holiday shopping. 

Take a look at some of the places below. Have you been to any of them yet?

21 Local Shops In Western New York For Holiday Shopping

There are tons of locally-owned businesses in Western New York, and a lot of them have great ideas for gifts...with these ones being the best places to go!

There’s really something for everyone at these stores, and it’s nice to know what each of these stores sell. 

If I had to choose my two personal favorites, my votes go to Kelly’s Country Store and Vidler’s 5 & 10. They have the most unique gift ideas for anyone on your list!

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