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2021 Columbus Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays, Columbus! The season is in full effect and there’s no time to waste. Whether you’re on the hunt for a gift for mom and dad, your siblings, a special someone, or your closest friends, it’s a race to the finish line to cross everyone off your list.

Lucky for you–we’ve done all the work. Check out our 2021 holiday gift guide featuring the best gifts in Columbus and save some time searching for the perfect gift.

The Gift of a Good Brew
A gift that lasts all year–a beer membership!

Hofbräuhaus Columbus offers the “1589 Growler Club” membership. With a wide selection of traditional beer brewed on-site every day. Growler Club members can get a 64 oz. “Drink Tank” growler AND monthly refills of their favorite Hofbräuhaus biers.

The “Daily Pass” program by Whistle & Keg has three levels of membership, regardless of which level you decide, the program gives the beer fanatic in your life access to free beer, merchandise discounts, and more!

The Gift of Sweetness
Winans gift sets are designed to help meet all your gift-giving needs this year! Filled with delicious, handcrafted chocolates made from recipes handed down over four generations, Winans has dozens of gift sets, boxes and baskets to choose from. Check out all of their wonderful gift ideas here.

The Gift of Relaxation
What’s better than me-time? Treat your friends to a day of pampering at the following Columbus locales.

A Massage Envy gift card lets the lucky recipient choose from relaxing massage, skincare services and more. Stop in-store now through December 31 and get a FREE $20 promo card when you purchase $100 in gift cards.

From hair, nails and skin to laser treatments, botox and spray tanning, MY SALON Suite is the perfect one stop shop for all your beauty and spa needs. Plan a girls day and book your appointment online.

The Gift of Health
Jumpstart your loved one’s fitness journey with a gift from one of the many great fitness centers and gyms located throughout Columbus.

Arena District Athletic Club members get access to the gym’s complete line of strength and cardio equipment, plus unlimited group fitness classes. Check out more member amenities here.

Book them a class at Club Pilates! A boutique studio offering comprehensive pilates training, Club Pilates’ has pilates classes for anyone, at any age or fitness level, at an affordable price.

The Gift of Live Action
The Arena District—Columbus’ ultimate sports destination—is loaded with countless gift ideas for all the diehard sports fans out there! Whether they prefer hockey, soccer or baseball, you can never go wrong with game tickets and special fan gear. Check out all the options available below:

The Columbus Crew Holiday Bundle includes two Crew scarves and four tickets to the 2022 Home Opener against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The Crew Shop carries dozens of products that fans can rock to show their support.

Get the best seats in Huntington Park with one of the Columbus Clippers’ season ticket plans and surprise them with merch from the Clippers Official Store.

The CBJ Hockey Holiday Pack includes two tickets to two games (based on availability) and one exclusive, limited-edition T-shirt. You can also grab some exclusive Jackets gear at the Blueline store.

The Gift of a Staycation
Give your loved one a mini getaway in downtown Columbus! There are countless hotel options throughout the city—perfect for the friend who loves to travel, but can’t leave anytime soon. Here are few of the best spots:

Hyatt Regency – Perfectly located in the heart of downtown Columbus with a direct connection to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Courtyard Marriott – Offers guests convenient access to the restaurants and entertainment at Grandview Yard, as well as Columbus’ top entertainment districts including the Arena District, downtown Columbus, The Ohio State University and the Short North Arts District.
Hyatt Place – Ideally situated just minutes from The Arena District, The Ohio State University, the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Berliner Park and the wonderful cultural neighborhoods of Downtown Columbus.

The Gift of a Great Morning
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Start the day off right with a delicious breakfast at these Columbus favorites.

Brekkie Shack – Popular breakfast, lunch and brunch spot that serves fresh, locally sourced plant-based dishes and scratch-baked goods.

Sunny Street Cafe – A neighborhood destination for fresh, wholesome food and friendly service for breakfast and lunch.

The Gift of Good Food
Good food puts everyone in a good mood! Grab gift cards at any of the dozens of restaurants and bars located throughout the Arena District and Grandview Yard. Here are some of our favorite spots:

Buca Di Beppo – Buca offers authentic Italian cuisine and family-style dishes in an eclectic, vintage setting perfect for celebrations and groups of all sizes.

Habaneros Fresh Mexican Grill – Specializing in delicious authentic street tacos, tequila infused drinks and mezcal, Habaneros’ traditional Mexican flavors make for a great happy hour.

Moran’s Bar & Grille – Whether you’re looking for burgers and beer before the game or a handmade meal after work, Moran’s warm, inviting atmosphere is perfect for any occasion.

R Bar – Perfect for the hockey lover in your life, Columbus’ true hockey bar, R Bar serves up delicious offerings and great vibes every day of the week and especially on game night.