Our 2021 Jacksonville Gift Guide is here and it’s full of lots of local favorites that your friends, family, neighbors and kids will love. It was hard to narrow down our favorites, but the gifts in this guide were chosen based on products our team loves and uses.
2021 Jacksonville Gift Guide: Top 12 Local Gifts
FreshJax Organic Spices
Spices made right here in Jacksonville, FreshJax offers a wide variety of spice blends and variety packs that are perfect for everyone on your gift list. Design your own culinary variety pack, or choose from one of their curated spice packs. Purchase FreshJax spices from Amazon or directly from the FreshJax website.
Beaches Go Water Bottles
The perfect gift for teens, we love that these high quality water bottles give back to one of our favorite local charities, Beaches Go Green. An added bonus, these water bottles are made by SIC, a local Jacksonville business.
Beaches Car Wash Gift Certificate
A car wash is always a good idea, and it’s a great gift idea. Pick up a Beaches Car Wash gift card with a set amount loaded, or a wash book, where you buy four full-service wash packages and get one for free.
Wick Fix Candle Subscription
We love the clean beachy scents that Wick Fix offers. Their candle subscription is the perfect gift that keeps giving all year long. If you’re looking for an individual candle for a gift, be sure to check out Duval Breeze and their newest back home scents that pay homage to Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, and Neptune Beach.
Congaree & Penn Jelly Gift Set
The perfect gift for your favorite foodie, Congaree & Penn jams and jellies are delicious and made right here in Jacksonville. You can order online or plan a trip to visit the farm and shop in person for the best selection.
Deck the Chairs Ornament
Deck the Chairs is one of the highlights of the holiday season in Jacksonville, and what better to commemorate the event than a stunning Deck the Chairs ornament. Reasonably priced, these collectable ornaments make a great gift for Jax locals as well as family and friends visiting for the holiday season.
Social Grounds Coffee Company
Social Grounds Coffee Company started with a love for people and great coffee. Your purchases and support goes towards employing and empowering transitioning Veterans. Social Grounds is Veteran owned and operated here in Jacksonville. Their coffee subscription makes the perfect gift for your favorite coffee aficionado.
Katlyne Michelle Ocean Art
Made in Jacksonville, Katlyne Michelle Art makes the most beautiful resin ocean boards and art pieces. We love her boards to serve your favorite charcuterie spread and her earrings and ornaments are perfect gifts for teachers and your mother in law.
Cookies and Creme Gift Card
Even that hard to shop for teen will love a gift certificate from Cookies and Creme in Jacksonville Beach. Cookies and Creme is a local, veteran and family owned late night cookie bakery in Jacksonville Beach. They specialize in handcrafting build-your-own cookie ice cream sandwiches.
If you love honey, you must give Stubbees a try. Their whipped honey makes a great gift and it is a delicious spread on your favorite baked goods. Their bourbon infused honey is another favorite that makes a great gift for the foodie on your list.
Secret Jacksonville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure
Secret Jacksonville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure is dedicated to telling the stories behind forgotten, mysterious and just plain interesting spots across Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach and the surrounding communities. Written by a Jacksonville native, you can order a copy on Amazon, or better yet, pick one up at a local bookstore in Jacksonville.
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Gift Card
A gift certificate to Jeremiah’s Italian Ice makes the perfect stocking stuffer for kids of all ages. With locations in Jacksonville Beach, Mandarin, Fleming Island, and Durbin Creek you can find a sweet treat from Jeremiah’s all over Jax. Load as little as $5 on a gift card for an extra sweet gift.
2021 Jacksonville Gift Guide: Other Favorite Gift Ideas
Sew Vicious T-Shirts
Known for more than just t-shirts, Sew Vicious is an online shop run by a local Jacksonville mom. Her quirky and custom creations make great gifts for adults and kids. Be sure to check out her ever changing holiday collection.
Casa Design Consultation
Casa Design Consulting will help you revive, renew, and restore your home. Give the gift of a more organized and calm new year to someone who could use a little help getting the house in order.
Beaches Go Green Bracenet
Handmade from real recycled ghost fishing nets. These same ghost fishing nets were abandoned or lost in the ocean only to harm marine life as get tangled in them. You can purchase Bracelets from Beaches Go Green.
Olive Grazing Boards
The perfect hostess or teacher gift, nothing says happy holidays like a charcuterie board. Olive Grazing is located in Jacksonville Beach and offers a wide variety of different sized boards and boxes, along with stunning reusable boards you can purchase.
Sun & Song Key Chain
Made right here in Jacksonville, by a local mom, these key chain zippier pouches make a great stocking stuffer, or tuck a gift card in the pouch for an adorable teacher gift.
There’s a Mermaid in My Pool Book
Written by local Jacksonville mom, Katie Roseborough, There’s a Mermaid in My Pool is an adorable book. It makes the perfect gift for your favorite little mermaid, or purchase a copy for your teacher’s classroom library.
Photo Shoot Gift Certificate
There is no better gift than capturing priceless family memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. If it’s been a while since you enlisted the help of a professional photographer then a gift certificate for a session in 2022 might be the perfect gift idea. Two of our favorite local family photographers are Kim Kelly Photography and Melody Coarsey Photography. Both Kim & Melody are Jacksonville moms and specialize in capturing those intimate moments that make family photo sessions so special.
Personalize Pet Products
Don’t forget your favorite furry friend when shopping local for holiday gifts. While there are a few Jacksonville shops that specialize in gifts for pets, one of our favorites is LLD Pet Boutique. The selection of adorable collars and accessories can’t be beat.
Totes Burlap Bags
The perfect bag for your favorite mom, grandma, bestie or teacher. We love these roomie totes from Totes Burlap, a Jacksonville based Etsy shop. Even better, you can choose your color and they can be personalized.
Disney Inspired Door Mats
The perfect gift for your favorite Disney fan! These door mats from Jacksonville shop, 57th Place. They have pretty much every theme you could think of and can even create something custom just for you.
Custom Stove Cover and Serving Tray
Spruce up your kitchen with one of these custom stove covers from Biscotti Custom Wood Creations. This Etsy shop is based in Jacksonville and offers fully customizable stove covers that can also double as a serving tray, sink cover and noodle board.
Crayon Roll Caddy
Made in Jacksonville, these Crayon Roll Caddies are the perfect gift for little ones on your list. Made by Eco Hip Custom Designs, you can choose from a wide variety of fabrics and pick the perfect design for that special kiddo.
Homemade Toddler Busy Board
Florida Travel Journal
Perfect for anyone who loves day trips and Florida State Parks and all things exploring the Sunshine State, this Florida Travel Journal will help them record their travels and plan for new adventures.
Hang Loose Bands
The perfect gift for your favorite tween or surfer, these bands feature fresh beach vibes stitched together with the legendary Hang Loose hand symbol. Pick up a few Hang Loose Bands for stocking stuffers or as gifts for friends.
Root Natural Soap & Shampoo Bars
Root Natural Soap is handcrafted in small batches using all natural ingredients. All of their products use packaging that reduces waste and promotes recycling. They never use harsh chemicals or fragrances. A portion of all sales proceeds are donated to environmental non-profits.