2023 Holiday Gift Guide – Shop Local in Washington!

Holiday shopping season is in full swing in Washington! As we all look forward to bringing smiles to our friends and families with thoughtful gifts, we invite you to explore our holiday gift guide for unique ideas from our local shops. Take a look at festive one-of-a-kind gift items, as well as cozy apparel and winter accessories, fabulous home decor, luxurious items for him and her, fantastic finds for kids, and much more. You’ll find the perfect present for everyone on your list this holiday season!

Home decor at Privet House

Elegant Finds for the Home

Begin your holiday shopping with a signature home accessory for the host and hostess at Privet House. Find a beautiful curated collection of stunning home decor items perfect for the holiday season ahead… from elegant candlesticks to beautiful tableware, cozy textiles, and antique cookbooks, and more.


Privet House
13 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

Holiday Specials at Sweeets

Hot Cocoa & Gourmet Chocolates

For the chocolate lover in your life, find a fabulous selection of gourmet chocolate boxes, festive and traditional candy, and peppermint hot chocolate kits at Sweeets! This old-fashioned candy shop has the perfect stocking stuffers for all ages.


13 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

Fabulous finds for the entertainer

Fabulous Entertaining

Every gathering deserves a touch of magic! Find fabulous essentials for the one who loves entertaining at D.K. Schulman. From colorful glassware for the barcart, to festive home decor items, candles and tableware, and even a gorgeous selection of stationery and cards to send out as invites for your next party!


D.K. Schulman
15 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

Festive selection of clothing & accessories at J.Seitz & Co.

Cozy Knits & Layers for Him…

Deck him out in warmth and style with J.Seitz & Co‘s collection of holiday sweaters, dress shirts, socks, and much more. While you’re there, you’ll also find more clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, along with outerwear and jackets for all.


J.Seitz & Co
9 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

Holiday favorites at Five Janes

…And for Her!

You’ll fall in love with the cozy finds at Five Janes, from cozy winter attire to elegant cardigans, casual sweaters, and fun accessories to complete the holiday look. You’ll love shopping here for all the lovely ladies in your life.


Five Janes
3 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Puzzles, books, and festive gifts for all

Puzzles, Books, And Festive Gifts For All

Piece together the magic of the season with festive holiday puzzles you’ll find at the Hickory Stick Bookshop! And while you’re there, be sure to pick up the latest best-sellers, novels, children’s books and toys, seasonal stationery, and fun stocking stuffers for all ages.


Hickory Stick Bookshop
2 Green Hill Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Shaving essentials at Privet House

Shaving Essentials

Give the gift of a polished look this holiday season with a carefully curated set of shaving essentials for him from Privet House! Elevate his grooming routine with quality tools and products that make every shave a luxurious experience.


Privet House
13 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

Plain Goods Cashmere Crewneck Sweater

Get Cozy in Cashmere

For the ones in your life who will appreciate a new staple piece, visit Plains Goods for a refined collection cashmere sweaters, cardigans, scarves, and more. You’ll also find beautiful coats, vests, denim, and winter accessories for women, men, and children.


Plain Goods
17 E Shore Road, New Preston, CT 06777

Washington insulated mug at Five Janes

For the Washington Lover

All lovers of our charming Town of Washington will love a signature Washington mug, shirt, or hat. Make sure to visit Five Janes and the Hickory Stick Bookshop to see their selection of all things Washington!


Five Janes
3 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Hickory Stick Bookshop
2 Green Hill Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Cozy knitting sets at Stars Hollow Yarns

Cozy Knitting Gift Set

For the knitting aficionado in your life, put together a cozy gift set from Stars Hollow Yarns complete with beautiful new yarns, knitting accessories, and fun stocking stuffers they can use for their special handmade creations. You’ll even find Gilmore Girl gift items like mugs, greeting cards, and more.


Stars Hollow Yarns
2 Wheaton Rd, New Preston, CT 06777

One-of-a-kind gifts at The Hen's Nest

Beautiful Artisan Gifts

For the one on your list who loves collecting one-of-a-kind items, make sure to visit The Hen’s Nest for a selection of beautiful handmade jewelry, ceramics, wall art, and wood crafted decor for the home.


The Hen’s Nest
2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Stylish finds at Favorite

In Style For Special Occasions

Visit one of our newest boutiques, Favorite, to pick up a special dress or new signature outfit for her. Filled with stylish and elegant finds, you’ll find many of her new favorites at this charming boutique!


124 New Milford Pike, New Preston CT 06777

Holiday treats for dogs & cats

Treats for Fido

For your beloved furbabies, make sure to visit Depot Dog for a large selection of special treats and festive toys! Their selection of holiday treats made with fresh and organic ingredients will get their tails wagging with joy!


Depot Dog
11 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Unique home finds at Pergola

Antique Finds for the Home

Give the gift of character and style with a special one-of-a-kind piece for the home. Find a collection of Japanese ceramics, unique plants, and decorative gift items at Pergola or mid-century modern furniture, lighting, and art at George Home.


7 E Shore Road, New Preston, CT 06777

George Home
4 Titus Rd, Washington, CT 06794

Ruby Earrings from Hays Worthington

Glamorous Estate Jewelry

If you’re celebrating a special occasion or milestone this holiday season, consider a beautiful piece of estate jewelry that will elevate her style. Hays Worthington is the place to go for a collection of timeless pieces that have a story to tell. Visit their shop for their latest selection of elegant necklaces, bracelets, brooches, and more.


Hays Worthington
13 E Shore Road, New Preston, CT 06777

Personalized gifts from Best Monogram

Special Touch of Personalization

For the ultimate personalized gift that stand the test of time, visit Best Monogram to view their wide selection of linens, towels, handkerchiefs, robes, throws, tablecloths, and more. No matter which item you choose to customize, adding a personal touch makes this gift infinitely special.


Best Monogram
1 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Holiday wreaths at Washington Supply Co

Festive Holiday Decor

It’s time to sprinkle some festive magic at home! While you’re in town, make sure to visit Washington Supply Co for all the holiday decor you’ll need to create a cozy and festive ambiance.


Washington Supply Company
2 Calhoun St, Washington Depot, CT 06794

More local holiday shopping!

For more fabulous holiday shopping, make sure to visit our local organizations and upcoming holiday sales.

St. John’s Holiday Fete
Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 3rd at St. John’s Church
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Festival of Trees
Saturday, December 2nd at Gunn Memorial Library
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Shepaug Valley School’s Holiday Bazaar
Wednesday, December 6th at Shepaug Valley School
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Children’s Holiday Sale
December 7th – December 9th at Gunn Memorial Library
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IAIS Annual Holiday Market
December 2nd & 3rd and December 9th & 10th at Institute for American Indian Studies
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Small Treasures Holiday Sale
Through December 23rd at Washington Art Association
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We wish everyone a joyous holiday season!