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The Ultimate Bothell Gift Guide

Gift-giving season is upon us and it’s best to be prepared. Whether you’re buying a present for someone special in your life or for yourself (we won’t tell!) you’ll find something that’s sure to delight.

Read on for the best gifts in Bothell...

A wine-and-dine experience they’ll never forget

If you’re stumped on what to get someone who has everything, we suggest an experiential gift — specifically our 2023 Sip & Stay package. Book a one- or two-night stay at a participating Bothell hotel and receive up to two Passports to Taste to use at a number of Woodinville Wine Country wineries for complimentary tastings, including Gård Vintners!

A Bothell-related souvenir

Never forget your trip to Bothell (or let anyone else forget it either). After enjoying brunch at Alexa’s Cafe, pop into the eatery’s market, where you can grab chic, Bothell-themed mugs and candles that’ll brighten you or a loved one’s days.

Souvenirs from McMenamins’ largest gift shop

Stop by Anderson School to visit The Market, McMenamins’ largest gift shop to date. There, you’ll find McMenamins apparel and souvenirs, and handcrafted bottles of wine, spirits, and beers. The shop now stocks Anderson Creamery pints and quarts as well, if you’re inspired to treat yourself after a day of shopping.

A brand new game

Pick up a new board game or discover an elusive collector’s item at Zulu’s Board Game Cafe. The unique shop-restaurant-gamer’s-paradise hybrid has countless games that are sure to impress classic board game enthusiasts to seasoned Dungeons & Dragons gamers, and everyone in between.

Gifts from Pop Shops on Main

Head to the Pop Shops on Main to discover four local businesses selling their wares. These mini boutiques are open year-round, with minority- and women-owned businesses on rotation. Currently, you can purchase natural soaps from HappyBodySoaps, handcrafted jewelry from Bo’Bell Jewels, hydroponically-grown vegetables from Modest Family Solutions, and custom works of art by The Painter, The Potter and the Puppeteer.

A bottle of your favorite liquor

Get into the holiday spirit with Wildwood Spirits and Co. Visit the Bothell distillery and tour its facilities before taking home one bottle of their award-winning Dark Door Bourbon, Kur Gin, Stark Vatten Vodka, and Arande Grappe — each!

A cozy sweater

There’s nothing better than getting comfy in a warm sweater, especially when it’s from Marlowe Boutique. The Bothell shop specializes in women’s clothing and accessories, and offers other accoutrements, such as heavenly candles and jewelry.

Ethical and fair trade treasures

An ethical trade shop, Sankara Imports works directly with artisans from India, Nepal, and Turkey to bring you beautiful pieces you might not find anywhere else, including clothing, home decor, and jewelry. The boutique works with a number of charities in India and Nepal, donating at least 5% for every purchase to important causes that bring about positive change.

A growler of local craft brews

A trip to Bothell wouldn’t be complete without enjoying a craft beer, so why not share your favorites with friends? Buy a growler — or three! — of your favorite brew from any of the breweries here, including Beardslee Public House, Decibel Brewing, Foggy Noggin Brewing, and Watts Brewing.


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