Perfect Gifts Await You in Red Bank
As you finalize your holiday shopping, look to Red Bank for your gifting needs! We came up with a variety of suggestions to help you find the perfect gift for even the most difficult to buy for people on your list. Rather than looking to major chains or online retailers this season, downtown Red Bank has many great options. Online shopping may be convenient, but nothing beats the personalized in-store experience. Red Bank’s variety of businesses are owned by your neighbors who will go above and beyond to make sure you find what you’re looking for!
Not only are you supporting your community by shopping local, but there are many other advantages for you as well. Small businesses provide individualized attention, shopping assistance, loyalty programs, friendly customer service, special events/parties and much more! No need to pay for shipping, when you shop downtown you can walk away with your gift! Some businesses will even offer free gift wrapping, making things exceedingly convenient. Red Bank’s businesses are celebrating this holiday season with festive decor, holiday music, deals, refreshments and more. Grab a friend and plan a day to explore an array of stores to find unique gifts for your loved ones. When you buy online, hundreds if not thousands of people are purchasing the same items. Local stores offer distinct and special products created by local artists and makers.
Looking for a host/hostess gift? Antoinette Boulangerie has different specialty desserts serving anywhere from 6-12 people. Some of the tasty options include a Chocolate Log Cake, Vanilla or Chocolate Bûche de Nöel and a Chocolate Yule Log. They also offer gift baskets filled with french cookies, pastries, jams and more! Trying to find something for the foodie in your life? Carter & Cavero offers many gift options including Sampler Sets that provide a taste of 6 different olive oils or vinegars. Or, check out the Cheese Cave’s “Cheese of the Month Club,” where you can buy your loved one a subscription for 3, 6 or 12 months. Each shipment includes a selection of three cheeses (totaling over a pound), a sheet describing each cheese including suggestions of accompaniments to compliment each cheese. Seeking something on the sweeter side? Chocolate Works is making chocolate dipped wines! Bring them an unopened bottle and they'll dip it in your choice of chocolate. Find a variety of great wine options at the Wine Cellar.
Pamper someone special in your life with a gift card for a treatment or massage at Woodhouse Spa! Their numerous distinct services include: hydrafacials, prenatal massage, gentleman’s massages, sleep treatments, wraps and more! Another option to treat a loved one is a gift card to Fashion Nails for a manicure or pedicure. So, what do you get the person who has everything? Try buying them an experience! Purchase tickets to a show at Count Basie Center for the Arts or Two River Theater where you can bond and build memories while checking out the latest in the performing arts!
Oh, and there is free parking in Red Bank now through Christmas (Dec. 12 to 25)!