The season of giving is well underway across the nation, and many Chicagoans use the opportunity to share their love for the Windy City with the ones who matter most to them. If you live in Chicago or are a fan of the city, here are 10 great gift ideas for the people on your list.
#1 Warm Chicago Skyline Hoodie
The nation’s second to nothing city is known for its museums, shops, and diners. You need the right gear to make your way to all that Chi-town has to offer. A cozy Chicago hoodie
with a screen print of the city skyline, flag, or historic Soldier Field is just the accessory that anyone needs to brave the city's cold winds in style.
#2 Cubs 2019 Wall Calendar
The Windy City’s baseball fans went wild when the Cubs won the World Series in 2016. Keep the excitement alive with a Cubs 2019 wall calendar
. Who knows if the team will win again next year? The baseball fan in your life can at least mark the Cubs’ opening day on his or her calendar. And if you want to show your love for their historic stadium, check out the Wrigley Field t-shirt.
#3 Baby Snap-Closure Body Suit
If you have a new niece, nephew, or grandbaby, show them love from the Windy City with a few Chicago-themed bodysuits for infants. These bodysuits
are 100 percent soft cotton and are embossed with pictures of the city’s skyline, flag, or map. You, the baby’s parents, and acquaintances are sure to get a kick out of seeing their sense of style with these gifts.
#4 Chicago Diner Gift Certificate
It seems that everyone is trying to upgrade their diet and exercise better stewardship of the planet’s resources. That leads many people to become vegans. They miss familiar comfort foods such as country fried steaks, burgers, and barbeque no matter how much that they convince you otherwise. A gift certificate to Chicagoland’s premier vegan diner
allows them to enjoy plant-based versions of these dishes without guilt.
#5 Taylor Street Soap Company Gift Set
Chicagoans work hard and play harder. Sometimes their skin takes a beating. The locally owned and operated Taylor Street Soap Company offers gifts
that include luxurious lip balms, whipped soaps, and scented scrubs. All products are handmade.
#6 Chicago iPhone Case
Technology has become a part of everyone’s life. People use their smartphones to do everything from ordering groceries to sitting in on online classes. These phone cases
which feature the Chicagoland skyline and city flag is a loving reminder of your roots and an inspiration for your future.
#7 Windy City Lego Set
Gift ideas for those who love the design and architecture of the Windy City’s famous buildings aren’t so common. The LEGO Architecture
set that depicts the John Hancock Center, the DuSable Bridge, the Willis Tower, and the Wrigley Building is the perfect pitch, however.
#8 Lake Michigan Fireworks Cruise
Lake Michigan is a focal point of the Windy City during the warmer months. Gifted tickets for a Lake Michigan Fireworks Cruise
allow your loved ones to experience the excitement of Chi-town via a speedboat. During the 60-minute tour, they’ll see the city’s skyline and Navy Pier. The evening culminates with spectacular fireworks.
#9 Old Town Oil
Great home cooks abound in Chi-town. They appear prominently in the city’s ethnic neighborhoods of Little Italy and Greek Town. Quality ingredients make their dishes fantastic. Give the gift
of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegar from Old Town Oil. The retailer offers gift certificates for in-store purchases, and it ships its products throughout the United States.
#10 Chicago Mug
A cold day in the Windy City makes most people want to reach for a cup of hot cocoa. A gifted Chicago mug
that shows the Chicagoland skyline or the city’s flag allows your friend, family member, or colleague to display their regional pride at home or at work.