Last Minute Gift Guide and Shopping Ideas
What stores in Town will be open late for your shopping needs.
Need a local shop you can swing by for those final gifts of the season? Patch details several nearby stores that will be open Christmas Eve for some last minute presents.
Need last minute party supplies? Pop over to Paper and More Party Goods located on Mass Ave. Owner Cheryl Peters is glad to help with, "all kinds of Christmas paper goods and serving trays, everything you'll need for your holiday parties. They will be open until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
What about something for the ladies, or a special gift for one of your children's teachers? Pink Dolly Inside is open Christmas Eve until 4 p.m. Owner Keri Macero explained "we have every kind of accessory, scarfs, jewelry, all luscious and well priced. We also have great, simple gifts for your student's teachers."
For some last minute toy options, stop right next door to Pink Dolly. Wild Child offers "a decent selection of kid's toys," explains owner Lauren Gogolak. "One of my favorites is a puzzle called a TopoZoo that transforms into a dinosaur. We also have a Skiphop Zoo backpack and lunch box that are in the shape of animals that are very affordable and have been a hot item recently." Wild Child will be open until 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Here's a quick run down on some other local stores that will be open on Christmas Eve.
EZ Nails and Spa will be open until 7:30 PM. If you're looking for a nice gift card or want to treat someone to a manicure or pedicure, EZ Nails is a good last minute option.
And if you really want to treat your special someone to some real TLC, try a gift card from Massage Envy on 1398 Mass Ave. To set an appointment for after the holidays, call 781-642-3689.
Maybe you want to go with a New England favorite, something tried and true that almost everyone enjoys? Pop by Dunkin Donuts on Summer Street which is open super late for those very last minute shoppers offering gift cards and other accessories – 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
For the jock in the family, Sports Etc. on Mass Ave will be open Christmas Eve from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and just got in a great selection of hockey equipment but also offer all kinds of sports gear.
Have a crafts man or woman you need to grab something for? Shattuck Ace Hardware on Mill Street will be open Christmas Eve until 3 p.m. offering all kinds of tools and home furnishing goods.
What about those creative individuals you need to shop for? Look no further than Artbeat, located Mass Ave. Artbeat is open until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve and offers all kinds of paints, canvases, brushes and other art supplies.
And finally, for another local, last minute toy store, try Henry Bear's Park located on Mass Ave. Henry's is open until 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and has been selling a lot of boardgames and science kits this holiday season along with an array of other classic toys.