There’s no better feeling that watching a loved one or friend unwrap that perfect gift. Thankfully, there are plenty of places in Omaha to find unique gifts for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or “just because”. To help you take the stress out of browsing, we compiled some of our favorite go-to local shops that are always stocked with clever, one-of-a-kind gift items for any budget.

1. True Blue Goods & Gifts

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Image: True Blue Goods and Gifts Facebook

True Blue Goods and Gifts is one of our favorites for national and local artisan goods as well as unique-to-Omaha merchandise including visual art, jewelry, pottery, bags, children’s goods, home décor, candles, cards and much more.

2. Old Market Candy Shop

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Image: midwestliving.com

The Old Market's original candy shop has been serving up the sweets since 1977. Their house-made fudge is legendary, and just walking into the store feels like walking into a classic sweet shop from decades ago with glass jars full of candies sitting on the counter just waiting to be gifted.

3. The Afternoon

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Image: The Afternoon Facebook

A local favorite now located in Midtown Crossing, The Afternoon has expanded its selection of gift items such as art, jewelry, housewares, books, games, and a wide array of well-designed and witty merchandise. You can find everything from gourmet kitchen items, books, cards, gift bags to year-round gift wrapping here, making it the perfect stop when you have no idea what to get that special someone.

4. City Limits

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Image: City Limits Facebook

This is one stop in the Old Market you don’t want to miss. City Limits is jammed packed with so many gift ideas you are certain to find something for the person who has everything. From gag gifts to decor, books to greeting cards, this is a one stop shop for anyone on your list with a sense of humor.

5. Spruce

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Image: Spruce Facebook

With sophisticated home decor, a distinct collection of gifts, and personal accessories, Spruce is the place to go when you’re looking for the perfect gift for the hard-to-buy someone on your list. Stop in for unique jewelry, candles, accessories, home goods and so much more.

6. Hollywood Candy

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Image: cityvoter.com

Located inside Fairmont Antiques and Mercantile in the Old Market, Hollywood Candy has every nostalgic treat you can think of. This sweet spot can be overwhelming with its floor to ceiling chocolate treats, sodas, and candies, but that’s what makes it so great. For any friend with a sweet tooth, you should have no problem putting together the gift of a (sugary) lifetime.

7. Pulp

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Image: Pulp Yelp

Located in the burgeoning Blackstone District, Pulp is the place to go for beautiful stylish gifts, decor, jewelry and sundries all made in the USA with an emphasis on sustainable practices and social giving. You can find memorable, distinct paper goods and gifts created by independent designers that are certain to make that someone special smile.

8. Omaha Farmers Markets

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Image: Adagio Soap Products Facebook

Farmers’ markets may be famous for their fresh produce, but they are also excellent places to find one-of-a-kind, locally made gifts. Stop by the Old Market farmers' market where over 100 vendors gather every weekend, or the Aksarben Village farmers’ market where 85 vendors gather to sell their pottery, jewelry, gifts for pets, and a whole lot more. Here's our list of some of the best farmers markets in Omaha.

Bonus: Zinnia!

If you want to gift someone fresh flowers, you shouldn’t have to feel overwhelmed by pages of options and tacky add-ons. We offer a curated selection of unique arrangements to help you choose flowers quickly. Less time choosing means more time for things you love. And finally, when gifting flowers, it should be a simple pleasant experience for the recipient as well. All of our arrangements are wrapped in burlap and kept hydrated with water tubes, so your recipients don't have to go looking for a vase right away after receiving their flowers.

 

With so many unique gift options in Omaha, it’s pretty easy to find something that will make someone you know very happy. Where is your favorite place for gifts in Omaha? Share with us in the comments!

 

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