25 Great Holiday Gifts for Under $50 in Ridgefield

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in town! The trees are twinkling, bells are jingling and you’re likely making a list you’d rather not check twice. Make Ridgefield your destination for holiday shopping for everyone on that list! Our shops have so many fabulous finds for less than $50 and we’ve put together a few ideas to get you started.

And make sure to check out the Ridgefield Chamber’s new e-Gift Card program for a gift that allows your recipient to choose exactly what they want. Happy shopping!

1. A Cozy Cafe Experience

The coldest time of year follows soon after the holidays and who doesn’t love a warm drink and a sweet treat on those chilly afternoons? Consider a gift certificate to one of our local cafes and let your gift recipient enjoy something cozy whenever they fancy. Tazza, Botanika, Ross Bread Shoppe, and the newly opened Queen B Coffee Company all offer such inviting environments, it will be only be hard to choose where to go!

2. Books & Puzzles

Do you have a bookworm on your list? Books on the Common has books for all ages from tiny tykes to big kids and discerning adult readers. They have a selection of book-lover’s accessories cards, puzzles, games, and gift items, too!

Tazza Cafe
Books on the Common

3. Special Bottle of Wine

Oenophiles may be the easiest to shop for with such an abundant selection of wine in town. Cellar XV Wines and Village Wine & Spirits have a full range of wines (and spirits for the mixologist), and you can stop by 109 Cheese & Wine for a bottle of wine and delicious slice of cheese to pair with it! Wrap up a bottle beautifully and head to the party with confidence your gift will be appreciated – and enjoyed!

4. Toys & Games

You’ll find something at The Toy Chest to please every kiddo! There are plush toys, books, and teethers for infants, crafts, books, toys, dolls, and novelties for children of all ages, and plenty of games that even make kids at heart smile.

Cellar XV Wine Market
The Toy Chest

5. Festive Kids Outfits

Sammy + Nat has a great selection of holiday clothing in their new Nutcracker Print collection. Pick up a new set of matching PJ’s for the kiddos, find adorable holiday outfits, or pick up new coloring and craft supplies that they’ll love!

6. Hostess Gift

Head to the Loft at Bissell’s for ideas for the hostess with the mostest. Tableware, candles, decor, and linens are sure to make any host smile, especially when they can add a cup of cheer or a special touch of decor to their holiday table.

Sammy + Nat
Loft at Bissell's

7. Running Essentials

The cold can’t keep everyone inside, and that’s especially true for the runners in town! Head to Ridgefield Running Company and outfit those fast feet (and hands) with toasty socks, gloves, and headbands.

8. Pampering Treatment

With so many holiday parties and events happening, it’s the time for blowouts, mani-pedi’s and even a relaxing spa treatment to wind down after it all. Gift a manicure or pedicure or style at Adam Broderick Salon or Paris Salon; a shave, split-ender, or hair glaze at Pelo by Edgardo; a deep tissue massage or reflexology session at Susi Laura Massage; or stop into Whip Salon and give the gift of a fresh and fabulous blowout for a special party.

Ridgefield Running Co
Adam Broderick Salon & Spa

9. Barbershop Experience

Women aren’t the only people who wish to look their best for holiday gatherings! Send your dapper dude to the Dapper Den for an old-fashioned beard trim or a haircut. He’ll get to hang with the guys and come out feeling (and looking) like a million bucks.

10. Make-Your-Own Jewelry

Zoe & Co Sugarbeads is the best of crafty and fun for all ages. They offer bead kits for everyone to make their own unique creations. Bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and more—if you can bead it, they can help you can make it!

Dapper Den
Zoe & Co Sugarbeads

11. Crystals for Good Energy

Healing Crystals have become more well-known in recent years and what better way to kick off the new year than with warmth and healing energy? Find these as well as jewelry and other gifts at Touch of Sedona or The Angel Cooperative.

12. Personalized Charms

Show your love for your own name or perhaps someone you love with an initial necklace from Miss Confident Boutique. Dangle a single sideways initial from your neck or choose a charm initial and pick more than one!

Angel Cooperative
Miss Confident

13. Festive Winter Decor

If you’re looking to cover all your bases in one stop, pop into Olley Court. With gifts for the home including hand-dripped candles, table decor, as well as unique jewelry and other accessories for her – think cozy scarves for the winter ahead!

14. Knitting Kit

If you’re looking for something that is both cozy and unique, look no further than nancy O. Choose a scarf or select from unique jewelry collections with an artistic flair, or pick up a knitting kit and supplies for someone who’s looking to get started in the craft.

Olley Court
nancy O

15. Special Finds for Dad

Don’t forget about Dad’s favorite place to browse: the Ridgefield Hardware Company! With supplies for the grill master, Yeti coffee and wine cups, and kitchen supplies for the cook at home, you’ll be able to check a few boxes here.

16. Sweet Favorites

Pick up an irresistible box of chocolates for those with a sweet tooth at Deborah Ann’s. You can choose their favorites to create a custom box of chocolates or select something else from their pre-packaged offerings. (Don’t be shy about picking up a little something for yourself too! You deserve it after all your shopping.)

Ridgefield Hardware
Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe

17. Holiday Flowers

Rodier Flower’s is sure to liven up your holiday table with their beautiful arrangements. Whether large or small, for pick-up or last-minute delivery, the talented florists at Rodier will make your holiday home smile. They also offer a selection of gifts and holiday candles.

18. Festive Breakfast

Make winter breakfasts something to linger over. Pick up a bottle of pure maple syrup at the Horseshoe Farm farmstand and pancake or scone mix at Elizabella’s. They’ll thank you every time they sit down for breakfast!

Rodier Flowers
Horseshoe Farm

19. Spread Ridgefield Love

Show your love of Ridgefield with the Rooted Plow’s selection of gifts. With a selection of drinkware, décor, kitchen accessories, candles and more, you’ll be hard-pressed not to find something for the Ridgefield-lover on your list!

20. Dinner Date for Two

Who doesn’t love taking a break from the kitchen to enjoy an evening out? Pick up a gift certificate for a delicious dinner date at some of our fine restaurants. Tablao, Tequila Escape, and TerraSole offer dishes for the international palette. Or for a casual bite, pick up a gift card from Prime Burger, Ancient Mariner, or any of our pizza shops – Genoa Pizza, Brick House, and 850 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza. For more ideas, view our Restaurant Directory.

Rooted Plow
Tablao Wine Bar & Restaurant

21. Gift of Creativity

Cozy days inside call for fun and creative activities! Pop into Sedona Art on Main Street and give the gift of creativity. With various mediums and all the accessories you’ll need, artists and non-artists alike will love having a creative outlet to while away a lazy winter afternoon.

22. Home Favorites

Bella Home is in no short supply of elegant gift items. They offer décor, candles, gifts, children’s wear, and even gifts for men, and they’re home to the beautiful locally hand-painted ornaments depicting iconic scenes around Ridgefield. Stop in and you won’t leave empty-handed!

Sedona Art
Bella Home

23. Handmade Gems

SPHERE is one of our beloved non-profits in town, and they’ve crafted a creative way to support their mission. Purchase jewelry from their Etsy shop and support this wonderful organization!

24. Grill Master’s Special

Anyone’s inner Julia Child or Paul Prudhomme would adore knowing they can plan a post-holiday outing to Ridgefield Prime. Give a gift certificate to the chef or grill master in your circle and perhaps you’ll inspire a very special meal!


25. Experience Arts & Culture

Ridgefield abounds with arts & culture! Give a ticket to a performance at one of the many wonderful venues in town. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Theater Barn, ACT of Connecticut, Prospector Theater, and Keeler Tavern Museum all have so much to offer throughout the season. Consider supporting one of our non-profits like The Aldrich Museum and make a donation or give membership in your recipient’s name. Check out our arts and entertainment directory for even more wonderful organizations in town.

And don’t forget about the Ridgefield Chamber’s new e-Gift Card program – a perfect gift for those on your list who are hard to shop for or want the convenience of flexibility.

Photo Credit: Ann Hermann
Ridgefield's e-Gift Card Program


Ridgefield ChamberThank you to the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce for supporting the Ridgefield community!