Traverse City turns into a magical winter kingdom when the Christmas lights glow on Front Street. Browse downtown shops on your way to visit Santa. Here’s a peek at the goodies you’ll find on a holiday shopping trip.

Find even more gift ideas in the MyNorth Holidays gift guide, and check out these awesome holiday events!

Sandal Charm (Fill with sand from your favorite beach!)
Nifty Things, 231.929.9665, $110

Poetry Medicine
Landmark Books, Village at Grand Traverse, 231.922.7225, $7.99

Daisy Jane, 231.946.8850, $38

Grand Traverse Bay Beach Glass Jigsaw Puzzle
Christmastide, Village at Grand Traverse, 231.645.6469, $19.95

Fairy Roasting Marshmallows
Premier Floral and Design Emporium, Village at Grand Traverse Commons, 231.947.1167, Marshmallows $10; Fairy $9; Bonfire $12

Fairy Dress and Wand
My Secret Stash, 231.929.0340, dresses $42–$48.50; wand $8.50

Magnifying Glass
Ella’s, 231.947.9401, $45 each

Wooly Mammoth-Handle Knife
Sanctuary, Village at Grand Traverse, 231.932.0775, $225

Rapid Mix Truck
Toy Harbor, $78, 231.946.1131

Cowgirl Purse
Glitz and Spurs, 231.421.9052, $96

White Gold, Rose Gold and Beaded Diamond Necklace
Gold & Jaye Jewelry, 231.252.4132, $3,500

Michigan Cookie Cutter
Peppercorn, 231.941.4146, $1.49 each

Fresh Coast Chocolate Hot Cocoa
Enjoy Michigan, 231.386.1177, $9

Dinosaur Dog Toy
Pets Naturally, 231.944.1944, $95.99

Rose Gold Egg Earrings
James C. Smith Fine Jewelry, 231.941.3300, $2,600

Chickadee Mugs and Towels
Candle Factory, 231.946.2850, placemat $7.70; napkin $5.50; dishtowel $8.80; mugs $8.80

Handmade Eastern European Ornament
Candle Factory, 231.946.2850, $23.65

Handmade Eastern European Ornament
Candle Factory, 231.946.2850, $23.65

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