Where Can WE Take You

Welcome to the W.E. Made It Gift Guide – your way to buy local this holiday season. You can use it a wish list for yourself – or a shopping list for that special someone in your life!

We’re sure we have enough on this list to cover everyone you need to buy for – naughty or nice!

The guide features ideas that are locally crafted and curated items daily that would make a perfect gift for someone that you care about this holiday season. We’ve designed this resource in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Small Business Centre and our W.E. Made It Program, to make it easier for you to find local gift inspirations for everyone on your list this year! Get inspired –  wen you buy local, your money goes back to our community. there are so many items available locally, and your purchases help keep more money in our region this holiday season.

Click on and of the buttons below to browse gift ideas by category. As you scroll through the list, look for our feature partners (also listed below). They’re your chance to win a gift for yourself – or someone else special this holiday season!






featured gifts this week

Discover some of our feature partners – they’re also your chance to win! Click on any of the icons below for our curated list of featured partners. Click each icon for more information, how to purchase, or how to win the gift (for yourself – or someone else)!

Bonzai Gifts by Pet Nanny

Tsunami Glassworks

Michael Difazio Reclaim Artistry

Ted Farron’s Gourmet Butcher Shop

Pottery Cupboard

Southwest Shores

Red Lantern Coffee Co.



Click here for more details on our contest. You can enter once a day per valid email address for the chance to win – and we have over 20 cool gifts to give away! Just click the link, let us know who todays feature #WEMadeIt partner is, and you could win! 


If you’re looking for more places to shop local, check out all of the Windsor Essex Christmas Markets happening this year by clicking here. Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island is also excited to present the W.E. Made It Artisanal Markets taking place during Bright Lights Windsor in Jackson Park every Friday & Saturday December 7th through December 29th.

The products and partners listed in the W.E. Made It gift guide were selected from applications from partners participating in the Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island ‘W.E. Made It’ Program and engaged partners with the Windsor Essex Small Business Centre. It is free to participate in the W.E. Made It program – click yqgmade.ca for more details, or contact Jason Toner at socialmedia@tourismwindsoressex.com.

The W.E. Made It Gift Guide is sponsored by:


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