12 Manitoba gift ideas

Posted December 12, 2014 | Author Travel Manitoba

Are you looking for a unique gift idea for that special person on your holiday list? Here are 12 Manitoba-related items that would make perfect presents…

FIFA Women’s World Cup Stadium Passport

Give the gift of excitement and an unforgettable experience with a Stadium Passportto see all of Winnipeg’s matches at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™!Passports start at $95 and include tickets to every match day at Investors Group Field.

Where to buy

Find and buy your seats at Ticketmaster.

Sew Dandee

Looking for some handmade Manitoba awesomeness? With a focus on showing off some good ol’ Manitoba pride, Andee Penner’s Sew Dandee has a plethora of creations made with love and a good dose of snark. She’s just keeping it Riel.

Where to buy

Visit Sew Dandee and other local artisans at the Exchange Uporium.

WSO Trio Pass

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s Trio Pass is the perfect gift for the music fans in your life. With the pass, you can select three concerts for $109, a $183 value.

Where to buy

Call the box office at 204-949-3999 or purchase online.

Chocolatier Constance Popp

Using Manitoba-produced ingredients and exotic single-origin chocolate, Chocolatier Constance Popp produces fresh premium artisan chocolate. The shop’s avant-garde chocolates and boxes make a unique gift-giving choice for that special loved one. And Constance’s award-winning Manitobar is always a popular choice.

Where to buy

Visit Chocolatier Constance Popp’s store at 180 Provencher Blvd in St. Boniface.

Northern Images

Give your loved one something they will cherish for a lifetime. Northern Images offers an exceptional selection of authentic Inuit and Dene sculptures, prints, jewelry, giftware, northern apparel and traditional handmade crafts.

Where to buy

Visit Northern Images in Churchill or order online.

Crown Cap

If it’s going to be cold, you might as well look hot. And warmth and style go hand-in-hand when it comes to fur. Local company, Crown Cap makes the most luxurious, finely-crafted head gear. By combining old-world skills with high-end fur and leather materials, Crown Cap’s designs have had world-renowned designer labels and retailers flocking to their door.

Where to buy

Visit Crown Cap to order online.

Manitobah Mukluks

Throughout history, Canada’s First Peoples wore mukluks and moccasins as they thrived in harmony with nature. The Aboriginal-owned Manitobah Mukluks proudly carries on this tradition by using high-quality materials and talented artisans to fashion the world’s finest traditional footwear. Their ancestry is their authenticity.

Where to buy

Visit Manitobah Mukluks to order online or find a store.

Contemporary agriculture paintings by Larry Rich

Original. One-of-a-kind. Words that make an art lover giddy. Local artist, Larry Richpaints amazing acrylics of local farm animals with a contemporary twist.

“I attempt to paint images that make the viewer feel a part of what they are viewing – a mood and feel of being part of it without the remoteness and disconnectedness of viewing a scene.”

Where to buy

Gimli’s new store Lifa (life in Icelandic) sells many of Larry’s paintings.

Jets gear

One can never have enough Jets gear. Give the sports fan on your list a holiday filled with stuff from their favourite team. Whether it’s a customized jersey, a new hat or a pair of earrings, you will score a few points in their books.

Where to buy

Visit a Jets store (MTS Centre or St Vital Center) or order online.

CMHR Membership

Amazing architecture. Exceptional exhibits. The Canadian Museum for Human Rightswill take you on a journey of education and inspiration unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Membership will give you almost limitless opportunities for inspiring encounters with human rights. Visit as often as you like. An adult membership is $50, a family membership is $95.

Haven Design

The rustic-modern charcuterie boards from Haven Design are the perfect hand-crafted holiday gift for the entertainer on your list. These boards are as unique as the trees in which they came from. Haven’s boards are made from sustainable Canadian grown and harvested trees.

Where to buy

Visit Haven Shop to order online.


Release your inner farmer. The Farmery Estate Brewery is not just about beer. It’s also got plenty of gear! Their homegrown products include flour, handmade soaps, harvest breads, t-shirts, hoodies, and much more!

Where to buy

Find your Farmery gear at the Forks Market.

Looking for more local goodness? Check out our holiday food post, the 12 ways to buy local this holdiay season.

Merry Christmas!

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