San Juan County Christmas Shopping Guide

You already know that shopping locally helps provide jobs; fund education; and support teams, sports, and clubs. But, sometimes shopping locally is hard when you don’t know where to go to find the things that you need.

This guide will help you know what is available in your local community. The best part? Your local shops and businesses have supplies in stock right now and can still get your items to you before Christmas.

Don’t know where to find one of these local businesses? We made sure each business below can be found with a simple Google search.

BEAUTY & WELLNESS
Artisan Jewelers in Monticello is the perfect place to find custom, bridal, and antique jewelry. This is the place for the higher-end pieces that you thought you had to leave town to find. Need something that your loved one will treasure for decades? Head to Artisan Jewelers.

Blue Mountain Chiropractic in Monticello, Moab, and Blanding offers a range of holistic health practices from chiropractic care to orthotics that can help anyone feel a little more balanced and centered. Give a gift card that offers bodily comfort.

H+ Aesthetics located in Blanding houses several spa and beauty treatments including: Eyelash extensions, pedicures, microblading, skin peels, and other skin treatments. You can order gift cards directly from their website or shop their range of beauty supplies.

Jackalope Trading Co in Monticello has handmade jewelry that makes the perfect gift for the one-of-a-kind girl in your life. Shop online or head into their store to find the perfect piece.

HoZho Spa at Bluff Dwellings in Bluff is the only full-service spa in San Juan County. They offer a true escape from the stress and overwhelm of day-to-day life. Services range from full body massage, river stone massage, facials, pedicures, manicures, and more.

Momma T’s Nail Salon in Blanding provides manicures, pedicures, and all around beautiful nails. Momma T’s has exactly what you need to escape for a few hours and enjoy being pampered. If someone who loves pretty nails is on your Christmas list, get them a gift card for Momma T’s Nail Salon.

DIY & CRAFTERS
Monticello Merc (of course in Monticello) houses a large and robust crafting section. Don’t know what to get the excited crafter in your life? Get a gift card and let them shop to their heart’s content – or until they reach the gift card limit.

Redd’s Ace in Blanding also has a crafting section. Fabric, batting, sewing and quilting supplies, tools, and paints can keep a crafter supplied and well stocked at least through January.

Unique Gifts and Creations in Monticello is the ultimate go-to for local crafters. They offer kits, craft supplies, scrapbook supplies, classes, and so much more. They are always a good place to shop for any gift.

San Juan Building Supply in Blanding has everything your DIYer needs to tear something down and rebuild it from the ground up. Sneak a peek at your loved one’s supply list and beat them to the punch. SJBS will order just about anything you need, cut it to the right size, and even deliver the pieces that don’t fit in your car.

KIDS GIFTS
Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello is the funnest place for an indoor family adventure in San Juan County. Get the child on your list a pass to the center and let them spend their winter months climbing the rock wall, sending paper airplanes up the wind tunnel, learning about space, and exploring new and fun things.

Monticello Merc has mini golf! Get punch cards for family fun nights or kid dates. Don’t forget to browse their collection of kids’ books. You can never have enough books.

Northwash Outfitters in Blanding can offer rappelling classes for children. What a great adventure gift that the child on your Christmas list will never forget. Check their website to email Jared directly and ask about kids’ classes.

Redd’s Ace in Blanding has a large wall full of fun games and toys for kids of all ages. They also have great treats and mini toys. There are always great things to find at Ace.

San Juan Theater in Blanding offers movie night gift certificates. Have a kid on your list that craves one-on-one time and loves an outing? Gift certificates to the movies are sure to please.

OUTDOORSMEN & ADVENTURERS
Francom Fabrication in Blanding makes outdoor fire pits. These unique and custom fire pits not only look great but also keep the fires contained and safer. Fancom Fabrication also offers custom welding, just in case that someone on your list needs some very specific metal melting project done.

Deeter Custom Saddlery in La Sal creates leather goods and, of course, saddles. Visit their website for belts, buckles, boots, saddles and more.

D’s Adventures in Monticello offers horseback riding lessons, adventures, and even photos. Buy lessons in sets to save money and give a gift that keeps going.

Hideout Golf Course in Monticello sells punch passes to the golf course. These punch passes allow your special someone to use their Christmas gift (and think of how amazing you are) over and over again throughout the year. Visit their store for gear and supplies as well.

Hondaland in Monticello offers ATVs, motorcycles, snowblowers, and more. Make someone the happiest person in town when you go all out with a toy from Hondaland.

Northwash Outfitters gear store in Blanding has everything you need to outfit or re-supply the canyoneering and/or climbing loved one on your list. From helmets to packs, ropes, gloves, and grappling hooks, they have you covered. Hit their online store to get everything you need or book a canyoneering adventure that will never be forgotten.

Redd’s Ace in Blanding is a great place to hit if someone has camping supplies on their Christmas wish list. Get camp chairs, cooking supplies, lanterns, fire starters, and so much more.

Roam Industries in Monticello offers items for backpacking, climbing, and skiing. Stop on by to see if they have the perfect item that your lover of the outdoors has been missing. Book a tour with them for an adventure to always remember.

Sunrise Outfitters Scenic Tours in Blanding can take you and your loved one on fun and exciting scenic adventures throughout San Juan County. The San Juan County outdoors has so much to offer, give the gift of discovering something new.

Wild River Expeditions in Bluff helps you explore the San Juan River. Give your family an adventure of a lifetime as they explore ancient ruins and petroglyphs, enjoy the wildlife, and learn about river rafting.

HOUSEHOLD
Floored and Adored in Blanding is an online company that makes hand-painted welcome mats and layering rugs for your home. These clever and cute designs will bring a smile to anyone on your list that likes to keep a fun or beautiful home.

Furniture Gallery in Blanding features three showrooms of beautiful furniture including sofas, chairs, beds, tables, and all the details. You can’t go wrong replacing that old, ratted chair with something beautiful.

La Petite Flower Shop in Blanding offers beautiful floral arrangements, gifts, and plant life to add diversity and beauty to the home of anyone on your gift list.

Mountain View Novelty in Blanding offers creative mugs, wine glasses, t-shirts, and more. Even better, you can shop directly from their website and never leave home

Sage & Cedar Co in Blanding provides San Juan County with something that every human who washes clothes needs – wash and fold laundry services. Every best friend could use the gift of a clean load of laundry. Gift cards are available online.

ART LOVERS
Brooke Pehrson Photography in Blanding seasonally offers gorgeous prints of temples, local landscapes, Christ, and more. Shop her unique and beautiful creations to find the image that the art lover in your life has been needing.

GB- Crafts in Monticello creates custom wood burning art pieces by etching images and designs into rough cut slices of wood. These beautiful creations are a wonderful addition to a unique art collection.

Jackalope Trading Co in Monticello features art from various artists throughout San Juan County. Stop on by to compare pieces and choose the perfect item for the loved one on your list.

Nancye Culbreath Fine Art in Monticello captures the feeling of a place in her oil paintings. She offers painting of local canyons, landscapes, and animals on her website.

San Juan Pharmacy in Blanding has curated a large collection of religious art and paintings. These pieces include paintings from local artists and are beautifully framed making them a lovely piece in any home.

HOMEBODIES & BOOK LOVERS
Creamy Delights in Blanding has fudge, peanut brittle, toffee, caramels, honey candy, Christmas bark, and more to add that perfect holiday sweet to a day of just chilling at home. Book, blanket, and sugar – it doesn’t get any better.

Details in Monticello curates antiques, home goods, and lovely home decor to spruce up the love of a home without emptying your wallet.

Main Street Drug & Boutique is full of beautiful home decor and cozy items to help everyone who loves to be home want to stay there forever.

San Juan Record Bookstore in Monticello is the perfect place to stop and choose a new book for the book lover on your Christmas list. They have everything from religious books to fun fiction and children’s books.

Naked Minky Company Inc. located in Blanding offers the perfect stay-home-cozy-up blankets. These are ideal for your friends that would gladly sit by a heater, read a book, and never leave again.

San Juan Pharmacy in Blanding offers a wide range of items to make every homebody more cozy at home. From delicious chocolates to home decor and books, they are always a good place to stop.

LOVERS OF CLOTHES
Bear Skins Custom Ink in Blanding offers custom apparel for large groups. Just shopping for one? Check out their online shop of pre-designed t-shirts featuring San Juan Bronco and Monticello Buckaroo designs.

Blanding Hub in Blanding has a full line of Blanding-themed t-shirts. Have someone on your list who is proud of living in Blanding or San Juan County? Shop through these cute and creative local and country-loving designs.

Dineh Designs in Blanding creates beautiful and detailed Native American-inspired designs that are truly stunning. Shop their online store for mugs, decals, t-shirts, and more.

Mountain View Novelty is an online shop in Blanding that creates and sells t-shirts with edgy, direct, and humorous designs.

Pick a Stitch in Blanding offers personalized embroidery for hats, bags, patches, and apparel. Stop by their physical store to pick out the perfect item for the loved one still on your Christmas list.

Underrated Athletics is a Native American apparel company that empowers Native athletes to conquer their health and fitness journey. Shop their online store for the edgy, cool fitness lover on your Christmas list.

STOCKING STUFFERS
ARCS Freshies is Blanding creates original and creative car air fresheners. From sunflowers to Christmas wreaths and all the things in between, these air fresheners are a cute addition to any stocking for a human with a car.

Creamy Delights in Blanding has fudge, peanut brittle, toffee, caramels, honey candy, Christmas bark, and more to add that perfect holiday sweet to a lacking Christmas stocking.

Gentle Giants Farm in Monticello makes freeze-dried candies. These delightful, melt-in-your mouth candies are fun for families of all ages. Visit their site to choose from their variety of deliciousness.

Gift cards are always great stocking stuffers. Hit your favorite restaurants and shops to pick up gift cards. Gift cards help the Christmas fun last long and are always a great way to round off a stocking.

I’m Your Huckleberry Rock Shop in Blanding is the place to find crystals, stones, petrified wood, dinosaur bones, and more for the collector in your life. They also offer jewelry and accessories. Stop by in person or shop their website.

Jackalope Trading Co in Monticello offers belt buckles, chocolates, cookie cutters, and so many additional fun and unique items to fill stockings.

Enjoy your Christmas shopping! Have a great holiday season and a wonderful new year.

Writer’s note – There are many San Juan County businesses that did not make this list. If you have questions or would like to be added to the guide, and other lists next year please email me at: kara@smalltownhub.com

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Monticello, UT 84535

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