A Curated List of Prince Edward Island Gift Ideas from A to Z
Published November 12, 2021 | Verna Lynne Weeks, Tourism PEI
Categories: Attractions & Sightseeing
Do you have someone on your gift list who would appreciate a little "Islandness" this Christmas? Our PEI artisans, crafters and producers are so passionate about what they create, produce and harvest. They have worked hard all year and are ready to ship their creations and products right to your door.
- Anything Anne from the Anne Store with a large selection of dolls, books and other treasures.
- Books: The Bookmark offers a great selection of Island books.
- Chocolate lobster pops or a "Crow Bar" for those who favour the dark side by Jane & Sue Chocolate.
- Delectable drinks: There’s no place like Canada's Food Island for great taste paired with local craft brews.
- Earrings made with PEI sea glass by Fire & Water Creations or perhaps the popular PEI necklace, now available with a heart to mark your favourite small town by Kuriosities.
- Face & Hand Cream made with PEI potato juice and PEI Abyssinian seed oil by the Island Potato Soap Co.
- Canada's Food Island Gift Cards are now available to purchase online and send to anyone, anywhere.
- Hot sauce by Maritime Madness will be appreciated by the food lovers on your list.
- Island Artisans of the Arts & Heritage Trail are busy year-round producing one-of-a-kind treasures that you won’t find anywhere else.
- Jam: The PEI Preserve Co is the original curator of preserves and specialty foods from rural PEI.
- Knitwear, notions and necessities that are 100% Canadian with most from PEI by Knit Pickers.
- There are only two lobster seasons on PEI, but you’d be forgiven if you thought there were three given the amount of lobster eaten at Christmas. Many local lobster markets ship to your door.
- Mustard: The creators of Atlantic Mustard Mill have surpassed their mission to create 50 shades of mustard using the finest ingredients and 100% solar energy. With 58 condiments now available in their online store, they cut their mustard goal in 2021.
- Non-medical masks: Northern Watters Knitwear & Tartan Shop has a fabulous collection of tartan handcrafted masks and Green Eye Designs offers vintage-inspired masks made with up-cycled lace.
- Oysters are one of the great celebration foods. For many, it is a tradition to serve oysters as part of a Christmas Eve dinner. Contact a PEI oyster producer to have a peck or two shipped to you.
- PEI Gift Boxes with a selection of flavours & finds by PEI producers and makers shipped to you.
- Quilting cotton with unique PEI prints such as Anne of Green Gables, lupins, sea glass and potatoes from Fabric Crafts ‘N More.
- Romantic dinner for two with the delivery of a PEI Party Box with oysters, salads and dessert. Your good taste will be duly-noted by your significant other – guaranteed!
- Soap: Make hand washing a nurturing experience with natural products from a growing list of PEI makers – Great Canadian Soap Co, Island Lavender Distillery, Moonsnail Soapworks, Soap and Candle from the Hive, South Shore Soaps and Island Hill Farm.
- For the tea enthusiast, give a tea subscription from Lady Baker’s Tea or a selection of PEI-inspired blends from SipT.
- Unique photographic fine art by Oyster Art that celebrates the oyster shell by revealing abstract creations hiding in small sections of a select few shells.
- Virgin Wool Acadian blanket made by MacAusland’s and sold by the Farmer's Bank of Rustico as a fundraiser.
- Wind chimes by Island Winds will take you right back to a relaxing day on the Island. Each chime is an original with a “lifetime plus one” guarantee.
- Looking for the perfect X-Large coffee mug? The Veranda Mug by Island Stoneware is available in a variety of glazes aptly named Beach House, Midnight Swim, Red Sand and Shiplap.
- Every yard-owner and camper needs a Bug Away to take care of those pesky mosquitoes and black flies.
- Zero – Buy nothing now and save your money for your next Prince Edward Island vacation.
Stress-free Christmas shopping from Prince Edward Island – your little bit of Islandness till we see you again. Happy holidays!