WAWA HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE
With the cheer and festivities of the holiday season upon us, also comes gift giving— a time that many stress over finding that perfect present. Living in a small northern community, sometimes finding that unique present can seem daunting, well we are here to help you see that Wawa offers an incredible range of gifts for everyone on your list.
Whether it’s a gift for a woman, man, child, outdoor enthusiast, sweet tooth or art lover, the Wawa Holiday Shopping List has a variety of awesome suggestions for everyone.
Shopping locally is a convenient experience that helps our local economy and gives the gift of supporting Wawa artisans and local businesses.
1 Mir-made Baby Apparel
Know a cute baby? Have a friend with a bundle on the way? Mir-made Baby Apparel has you covered. With adorable prints that are unique and options for apparel, blankets and other items, you won’t disappoint your gift recipient. You can contact owner Mirinda Patterson through the Mir-made Baby Apparel Facebook Page:
2 Judy Page Baking
Don’t have time to bake for the holidays? Invited to a friend’s place for dinner and wish to treat the host? Judy Page offers treats for all taste buds and biting in to anything she makes is like a little piece of heaven. Contact Judy at
(705) 852-0161 or on her Facebook page – Judy Page-Moore Catering.
3 Lady Dunn Health Centre Gift Shop
Looking for something different? Something unique? Find it at the Lady Dunn Health Centre Gift Shop. The Shop offers everything from jewelry to children’s books and everything in between. Find that perfect little something that will make someone smile. Gift Shop hours are Monday to Friday 10:00am to 3:30pm. You can also find the Gift Shop on Facebook at LDHC Gift Shop.
4 George Karasek Fur Apparel & Carvings
Looking for a gift to keep a loved one warm that is good quality? Look no further than George’s fur accessories. Everything from hats to keychains, George also carves beautiful animals out of wood, an awesome gift for the nature enthusiast. Missed him at the By-Hands Festival? Give him a call at (705) 856-1532.
5 Superior Creations
Have someone in your life that loves to decorate for the seasons? Want to personalize your gift? Superior Creations can help! Beautiful signs, personalized items, have something in mind, she can work with you to make your gift extra special. Send her a message on her Facebook Page – Superior Creations.
6 Wawa Rent All
Have a handyman in your life? Go see Tom at Wawa Rent All for anything from quality outdoor gear to snowblowers. A gift certificate would also come in handy for anyone on your list as Wawa Rent All services your machines and you can also rent anything from a pressure washer to a roller packer! Stop by the store at 58 Winston Road Rear, open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. t0 12:00 noon on Saturday and closed Sundays.
7 Beachfront Trading Post
For the avid hunter or fisher in your life, stop by the Beachfront Trading Post at 14 Broadway Ave. and pick up some gear or a gift certificate to put towards bait or let them pick their own lures! Lots to chose from and quality products offered!
8 Blue Canoe Creations – Teething Products
Laura Mitchell, owner and creator at Blue Canoe Creations is a mom herself and knows how handy it is to have safe options for those teething babies! She offers various teething products from food-grade silicone beads, including necklaces, soother clips, carrier rings, and more. She can customize to your wishes and has gorgeous designs! Contact Laura on her Facebook page to see what she can do for you!
9 Spike Mills Art
Our talented local artist will always impress! Have an art lover in your life and looking to get them a unique piece? You may have heard of our famous Gitchee Goomees created by Spike, but did you know his gallery offers so much more? From masks to jewelry to sculptures, Spike has it all! Drop by the Gallery at the Lakeview Hotel and see what you find or check out his Facebook page – Spike Mills.
10 Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm
Looking for a local product to share with someone you know? Look no further than Algoma Highlands Blueberry Farm. Owners Trevor and Tracey Laing own the 640-acre family farm located 3 km from downtown Wawa.
Selling frozen berries, jam, barbeque sauce, syrup and much more! All products are 100% natural, with no artificial colour or preservatives added. You can purchase their products at Beachfront Trading Post in the winter or by giving Trevor and Tracey a call at (705) 856-4401 or (705) 852-6642.
11 The Bargain Shop
The Bargain Shop in Wawa is filled with options for your holiday items and gifts. Inventory changes frequently so you never know what you are going to find for that person on your gifting list. Store hours are Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
12 Canadian Tire Wawa
The great Northern Canadian one stop shop! Anything from kitchen appliances, toys, tools and car parts! Good quality brands and fantastic gifts in stock. If you can’t find it in store, Simon Carignan can order it in for you! Store hours are Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.!
So much creativity in our little community! Barb Leschishin makes and sells driftwood creations along with her friend Veronica who sells Beach Glass Art. These beautiful pieces make incredible gifts for those on your list who love our great lake or who are just generally hard to buy for! Call (705) 856-7466 to see what Barb has in stock today!
14 Chic N Swell Hair and Day Spa
Have a special woman in your life that you would like to treat to some pampering? Chic N Swell offers so many great services including but not limited to: eyelash extensions, microblading, body waxing, ear piercing, haircare and spa services and nail services. A gift certificate would be the perfect gift for a little pick me up after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! Contact one of the lovely ladies today to snag one at 705-856-0101.
15 The Olive Branch
Heidi McLaren has pure talent when it comes to creating something beautiful. Anyone on your holiday gift list would love something created by The Olive Branch Floral Designs. Heidi creates flower arrangements, bouquets and can even put together a lovely gift basket full of delicious goodies for your host this year! Contact Heidi on her Facebook page – The Olive Branch Floral Designs or by calling (705) 499-6520 to order something special today!
16 Home Hardware Building Centre
Know someone working on a project? Currently mid-renovation in their home? A gift certificate from Home Building Centre Wawa would be the perfect gift for them! Want something a little more personal? They offer a wide range of homewares and can order anything that you see fit from the website. Visit Rob or Angela today to see what they can do to help you check off your holiday gift list. Store hours are Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and closed on Sundays.
17 Fenlon’s Pharmacy
Fenlon’s Pharmacy has a gift for anyone on your holiday shopping list! A wide range of everyday hygiene essentials and small bits perfect for stocking stuffers, as well as toys for the little ones, jewelry, handbags, clothes, candles and so much more! Stop by the store today and see what you may find that turns out to be the perfect gift! Store hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and closed on Sundays.
18 John’s Valu-Mart
Know someone that likes to entertain? Or maybe just likes to cook? A perfect gift certificate for a foodie would be a gift certificate from John’s Valu-mart! This way you can help with the stress of the high cost of entertaining over the holiday season! Not interested in giving a gift certificate? They carry plenty of treats and create veggie, fruit, meat and cheese tray that would be a great edition to the holiday feast you are attending! Store hours are Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
19 Reiki and Meditation With Tina
Give the gift of relaxation this year with a Reiki Gift Certificate! Tina offers a variety of Reiki Treatments, classes, meditation sessions and workshops for adults, youth, children & organizations. Contact Tina today (705)852-0862.
20 Wawa Gift Certificates
All local businesses offer gift certificates whether your thinking of a restaurant, gas station, the local Roxy Bowling Alley or local photographer! Check out our business directory today for some awesome ideas!
21 Wagging Tails Kennel
Thinking of your pet this holiday season? Stop by Wagging Tails Kennel at 171 Government Road to purchase anything your pet could desire! Going somewhere for the holidays? Wagging Tails is also a full-service kennel that will taking loving care of your pet while you are away! I’m sure a gift certificate for a grooming would also be a lovely gift! Stop by today.
22 Superior Archery
Owner Gord Bonitzke can help you with all of your archery needs. He can repair, tune and sell you your hunting and target archery supplies. Gift certificates are also available. You can contact Gord by calling (705) 856-7304.