10 Gift Ideas for Milwaukeeans

10 Gift Ideas That Your Milwaukeean Will Love

Small Business Saturday is November 24

November 19, 2018

This weekend is Small Business Saturday (November 24, 2018) and if you're trying to buy the perfect gift for your family or friend that calls Milwaukee home, here are 10 ideas (in no particular order) to get you started!

  1. MilwaukeeHomeIf your giftee doesn't have apparel from here yet, it's time. They offer a variety of options including shirts, hats, and more! It has become a hometown brand that many are very familiar with and they have collaborated with other locally based brands like KOSS and Light the Hoan.
  2. KOSS Headphones: while they do have an international reach, they were started and still have their headquarters here in Milwaukee! When in doubt, sharing the gift of music is always safe. Plus, you can snag a MilwaukeeHome Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and double up on your chances of success with your Milwaukeean.
  3. Summerfest: speaking of music, Milwaukee is also home to the World's Largest Music Festival and while we're far out from the 2019 lineup of musical acts, it is a perfect time to hook someone up with a discounted 11-Day Power Pass!
  4. Bublr Bikes: if your person enjoys physical activity while exploring the city, they may benefit from a Bublr Bikes pass! If you're unfamiliar with this system, you pay to rent a bike and pick up/drop it off at various kiosks around the city that can all be located from their app.
  5. City Tins: I have gotten this item for different family members over the years, it's perfect for the person you know loves eating out but you're just not sure where they like to go. You give them options!
  6. Purple Door Ice CreamDessert, anyone? If you know they will love ice cream, Purple Door is an easy win - you can order pints online or scoop up a gift card.
  7. Great Lakes Distillery: Up for a drink? There are so many great adult-beverage brands that I almost need to write a separate list for, but I'll include this one to put the idea out there. Grab a tour or a bottle, who says no to a gift like this?
  8. Milwaukee Beer GearIf you're still in need of ideas, this local brand offers coasters with neighborhoods engraved into sets. If they love Bay View or Riverwest or one of the other many Milwaukee-based neighborhoods, this could be a gift that they will cherish.
  9. Cuatro Uno Cuatro: This is an up and coming brand that is new to the area as of 2018, frequently selling out at local markets. They offer shirts and hoodies (perfect for the colder months ahead) and is an alternative way to show love for 414.
  10. Milwaukee Flag: Let that Milwaukee pride fly! The People's Flag of Milwaukee has quickly become our symbol of pride and unity - this item is on my personal list and I will likely snag one for myself this year.