PEI Lifestyle

2022 Island Holiday Gift Guide

The streets are lit with sparkling lights, the buildings are trimmed with vibrant greens and reds, and snow is falling. This can only mean one thing… the season of giving is upon us! There is not better feeling than finding that perfect gift for someone you love and seeing the joy on their face when they get to open it. No matter who you’re shopping for this Christmas, you can be sure a little local love will go a very long way.

PEI is filled with locally owned businesses and makers that have that perfect gift waiting to be placed under your Christmas Tree. Check out our 2022 Island Holiday Gift Guide and let the Christmas shopping begin!

For the Home Decor Guru

Are you looking for perfect gift for that person whose home is always beautifully decorated? Add the *perfect touch* to their already perfect home by dipping into some of the Island’s sweetest shops curated by artists, designers, and curators who know a thing or two about the gift of home décor.

(1) The Candle Care Holiday Box from Home by Caley Joy (2) North/South Shore Flag by Current Collective (3) Rachel Peters Photography print at Oh Hey PEI (4) Irena Fleece-Lined Throw from Home by Caley Joy


For the Foodies

If you’re shopping for a foodie this year, you’re in the perfect spot! The island is filled with delicious local flavours to tickle their taste buds. From COWS award winning cheeses to beautifully crafted knives, all the ingredients to a food lovers perfect gift are right here!

(1) All Aboard PEI Serving Board (2) Murphy Hospitality Group Gift Card (3) The Cook’s Edge Knives (4) COWS Creamery Box  (5) Raspberry Point Oysters (6) Jams and Jellies from PEI Preserve Co. (7) Upstreet Brewing Libra Non-Alcoholic Beer (8) Lobster from PEI Seafood Box


For the Art Enthusiasts and Creators

Prince Edward Island is fortunate to have a rich community of artists and makers, so buying gifts for the art lover in your life is simple! A print from The Redhead Roamer showcases the beauty of the Island’s dazzling colours, a unique mug from Village Pottery makes every cup of coffee an artistic indulgence, or grab them a Subscription box from Belfast Mini Mills so they can make to their hearts content!

(1) John B MacCullum Calendar from Oh, Hey! PEI  (2) Glass Art by Colorful Creations PEI  (3) Subscription Box from Belfast Mini Mills  (4) Pottery from Village Pottery (5) Prints by The Redhead Roamer


For the Golf Pro

A true passion for golf doesn’t really go dormant after green grass is covered in white and the leaves fall away… those of us who love golf are thinking about it all. year. long. Thankfully Mill River offers a golf simulator to keep our golfers going during the cold months. Want the real thing? Buy a round on you for next season with a Golf PEI Value Card! Either way, your loved one will be thinking of you on the green!

(1) Mill River Resort Simulator Pass (2) Golf PEI Value Card


For the Music Lover

It should come as no surprise that the Island is flooded with incredible music. From those who fill the room with beautiful sound to those who simply enjoy listening, the love of music is rooted deep in all of us here on PEI. The gift of music will never go unloved whether it’s a live performance or playing on repeat, especially in PEI.

(1) Vinyl Record from Back Alley Music(2) Instruments or Supplies from Real Instruments (3) Tickets to a Live Performance at Trailside Music Hall


For the Fashionista

We have a fashion icon in our lives, and finding the perfect item to suit their impeccable taste can be tricky. PEI has plenty to offer to bring their #OOTD to the next level. From a unique and beautiful collection of styles, to handmade jewelry there’s no way you’ll fall short with these gorgeous gifts!

(1) Garnish Jewellery (2) Jessica Gallant Beauty PEI Palette (3) Harris Leather Works (4) Kuriosities PEI Necklace (5) Fashions from JEMS Boutique


For the Kiddos

The best part of the holiday season is definitely seeing the magic through a child’s eyes. Finding that gift that makes their eyes sparkle is extra special. Whether you choose a fun experience-based present, or a special toy that they’ll treasure forever, loving local suits everyone on your list, no matter the age.

(1) Special Friend from Teddy Bear Village (2) Bouncing Fun at Off the Wallz (3) Toys and Games at Owls Hallow 


Prince Edward Island is a one-stop-shop for everyone on your list this holiday season and choosing to shop locally makes gift giving even more special! Let the PEI Christmas gift shopping begin!

If you’re looking for some fun activities to do with family and friends this holiday season, check out 7 Magical PEI Christmas Traditions and Why Mill River is the Perfect Place for a Winter Adventure.

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