Holiday Happenings Austin 2018
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Gift Guide

Land on the nice list with this impressive collection of holiday gifts


Fairmont Austin spa
Photo courtesy of Fairmont Austin Hotel
Brackish feather bow tie
Photo courtesy of GiftingMap
Texas Lottery Christmas tickets
Photo courtesy of Texas Lottery
44 Farms family pack
Photo courtesy of 44 Farms
Holiday pack of Bacardi and Martini & Rossi
Photo courtesy of Twin Liquors
Sarah Stewart Cammy handbag
Photo courtesy of GiftingMap
Balcones whiskey bottles
Photo courtesy of Balcones Distilling
Golden Thread rings
Photo courtesy of Golden Thread

If you have a wide range of people to shop for this holiday season, you're going to need a lot of gift ideas. Luckily, we've got 'em. From stylish accessories to indulgent escapes to the chance to win a quarter million dollars, all the best presents are right here. You might even finish your shopping early this year, which is perhaps the best present of all.

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Fairmont Austin Hotel spa package

Last minute gift-searching? Dreaming of escaping the holiday madness? Either way, Fairmont Austin has got you covered. Book one of its special Texas resident spa offers to receive a 30-minute upgrade to your treatment or $50 hotel credit. Gift to a loved one — or keep for yourself.

Brackish bow ties

Sustainably sourced bobwhite quail feathers are seamlessly layered and combined with a grey wrap for a special item worthy of the attention it will undoubtedly receive. All Brackish bow ties are handcrafted in Charleston, South Carolina, with every feather hand-selected by the artisans, making no two ties exactly alike.

Texas Lottery

Looking for a gift that keeps on giving? Gift bigger with the Texas Lottery Season’s Greetings scratch ticket. It opens to reveal five games inside, and has a top prize of $250,000.

44 Farms Family Steak Pack

Three bestselling steak cuts are packaged together to make holiday shopping easy, offering something for everyone. The Family Pack includes two New York strips, two flavorful sirloins, and two boneless ribeyes to be enjoyed during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Twin Liquors Cocktail Combo Pack

Count on Twin Liquors to be your personal shopper this season with gift ideas, party planning advice, pairing suggestions, and more. Stop in and let them help take the guesswork out of finding that special gift or the perfect bottle for your celebration. The Cocktail Combo Pack includes a 375 ml bottle of Bacardi Ocho rum and a 375 ml bottle of Martini & Rossi sweet vermouth.

Sarah Stewart "Cammy" handbag

Handmade from artisans in the Balinese community, this envelope handbag has an inside zip pocket and magnetic closure, along with a detachable chain. Hand-printed textiles, silks, metals, grasses, and leather goods take center stage at Sarah Stewart, a lifestyle brand that is decorative, spirited, and has the perfect balance between modern luxe and boho.

Balcones Distilling

One of the most decorated craft distilleries in the world, Balcones makes its whiskey 100-percent grain-to-glass right here in Texas. The luscious flavors of their ingredients — from Golden Promise malted barley from Scotland to their roasted heirloom blue corn — are preserved in the whiskey, which ranges from single malt to rye to corn and scrub oak-smoked. This is the perfect gift for any Texan.

Golden Thread signature personalized diamond band

This best-seller is available in 14-karat yellow, rose, or white gold, and can be engraved with up to four names, numbers, dates, coordinates, or Roman numerals on the band. (Four diamonds total separate each engraving specified, and the inside can also be engraved. Use the discount code MERRY25 for 25 percent off your entire order.