Ten Great Experiences to Give as Gifts this year!

Does giving the gift of memories sounds good to you?  Looking for something outside the box for your holiday gifts this year?  Well, consider that experiences make great gifts! Whether you are shopping for your favourite Foodie, a Beer-lover, an adventurer or someone who likes to get creative there are plenty of ideas to choose from and made picking just 10 hard to do!

If you are looking for inspiration, we’ve put together a Top 10 Great Experiences Gift List that are available in Windsor Essex. Get your pen and paper and read on!

For the Foodie

Armando’s Pizza Bar

Get your round-trip tickets for “Sauced” which include a beer flight (with refill!) and 4 unique pizza styles expertly paired with four local brews.

 

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The Cheese Bar

Know someone who loves to entertain? The Cheese Bar offers workshops from learning how to create the perfect charcuterie board to cooking classes with local chefs.

 

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For the Entertainer ….

Lee & Maria’s Cooking Classes

Join Chef Ben from The Iron Kettle B&B as he hosts cooking classes for every palate and interest.  Dates for 2020 workshops have been announced so don’t wait to buy this as a gift for yourself or someone you love!

 

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The Chef Next Door

Held in the cooking studio next to The Twisted Apron, local chefs show guests how to create a full menu that can be recreated at home for family and friends. The perfect gift for both the beginner or seasoned home cook!

 

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For the DIY’Er …

Anna’s Garden, Home & Wellness

From wreaths to planters and cocktail 101 to macrame, Anna’s has the perfect workshop to suit the Do It Yourself’er on your list!

 

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The Crafty Nest

This Kingsville studio is a great stop to create everything from ornaments to custom signs.   The crafter in your life will certainly thank you for this experience!

 

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For the Adventurer…

WindsorEats

The Drinks of Walkerville Walking Tour will delight likely anyone you are buying for this year! Get a bit of history, culture and cocktails in a fun-filled afternoon.

 

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For your sweetie…

Sweet Revenge Bakery

Sweet Tooths unite! The Sweet Revenge Cake Making & Decorating experience is the gift that keeps on giving.  They practice their skills and you volunteer to sample the treats!

 

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For the Thirsty One ….

Barrels Bottles and Brews

If you haven’t bought the Beer or Whisky lover in your life the BBB Tasting Passport, this is a must-buy! For only $25 you can give the gift of tastings and specials at our local breweries and distilleries.

 

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EPIC Wineries

The EPIC Tasting Pass is the gift that keeps on giving.  Raise a glass to the wine connoisseur and give them tastings at 11 participating local wineries as they wind through EPIC wine country.

 

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Visit our website for more experiential ideas and to check out experiences in Windsor Essex.

For more great, local gift ideas make sure to check out our W.E. Made It Holiday Gift Guide, created in partnership with the Small Business Centre, which highlights many of our Windsor Essex small businesses and W.E. Made It program partners. And while you are planning your holiday adventures, review yqgholidays.ca for our Event Guide and list of Artisan Markets!

 


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