This year, it's all our love for the local. We're in it for small businesses, neighbourhood favourites and the best the city has to offer (and not interested in supporting the space travel of Jeff Bezos, thanks very much). We rounded up all the shopping-est 'hoods—coupling a few together (Hi Gastown Chinatown!) and even tripling some (Cheers to you, West End/Downtown/Yaletown!) and made a totally walkable, no-postage-fees-ever gift guide for holiday shopping in Vancouver. From city-ready apparel to cozy winter reads to edible stocking stuffers—plus, the best theatre tickets, art classes, boutique hotels and more—this is your Vancouver shopping bible for 2021. Amen.

Main Street Vancouver Gift Guide1. The Main Street Holiday Gift Guide

Main Street—it’s your best bet for eclectic stocking stuffers, all-natural skincare and the coolest local art. Don’t forget your walking shoes and eco-friendly reusable tote bag. READ MORE ⇒

Gastown Chinatown Vancouver Gift Guide2. The Gastown/Chinatown Holiday Gift Guide

It’s tough to find a pair of ’hoods more rich in culture and history than this dynamic duo: get your one-of-a-kind, charmingly local, and food-themed gifts here. READ MORE ⇒

Commercial Drive Vancouver Gift Guide3. The Commercial Drive Holiday Gift Guide

When you’re stuck for ideas, try wandering the Drive—from specialty foods to wacky homewares, this is the neighbourhood for the wonderfully weird. READ MORE ⇒

Kitsilano Vancouver Gift Guide4. The Kitsilano Holiday Gift Guide

The neighbourhood notorious for yoga and vegans yields big-brand athleisure, all-natural skincare and boutique finds (think minimalist homewares and goodies in jars). READ MORE ⇒

South Granville Vancouver Gift Guide5. The South Granville Holiday Gift Guide

For the happy homebodies on your list, this is the route to walk: modern tableware, stunning decor and stylish accessories await. READ MORE ⇒

Kerrisdale Vancouver Gift Guide6. The Kerrisdale Holiday Gift Guide

It’s a little off the beaten path compared to more bustling ’hoods, but Kerrisdale’s adorable boutiques and great sushi selection (we couldn’t pick from our top five) make it a go-to for shopping and snacking. READ MORE ⇒

West End Downtown Yaletown Vancouver Gift Guide

7. The West End/Downtown/Yaletown Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re feeling all malled out, grab some fresh air with a stroll around downtown. From city-savvy apparel to an owl-focused tour of the great outdoors, this ’hood has the best of the concrete jungle. READ MORE ⇒