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The Perfect Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Spots in Long Beach

The Perfect Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Spots in Long Beach


The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re among the last-minute shoppers looking for that perfect gift, fret not! With its diverse neighborhoods and unique offerings, Long Beach has an array of fantastic places where you can find thoughtful presents for your loved ones. This carefully curated guide unveils the top spots for securing those last-minute holiday gifts.

Dainty Disco 
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Step into a world of funky colors and cheerful vibes at Dainty Disco, nestled in North Long Beach, where the holiday shopping adventure gets groovy! Overflowing with rainbows, checkers, and happy faces, this store is a paradise for the trend-setting family member on your list. Dainty Disco collaborates with over 25 local artists, each infusing their creations with a delightful retro-modern twist that exudes positivity and feel-good energy. Explore a treasure trove of accessories, including bags, hats, wallets, keychains, earrings, notebooks, and eclectic home accessories. With a plethora of unique finds, this is the spot to discover gifts that spread joy and style this holiday season.

Dainty Disco is located at 5659 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805 


Black Ring Coffee Roasters
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Black Ring Coffee Roasters is a small-batch coffee haven radiating an urban and creative ambiance, perfect for delighting the coffee aficionado in your life. Find ethically sourced bags of coffee, curated records, merchandise, art pieces, and essential coffee accessories. Don’t miss the surprise tucked away in the back—a charming vending machine filled with delightful surprises like cozy socks, quirky keychains, and other stocking stuffer gems.

Black Ring Coffee Roasters is located at 5373 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90805

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Twig & Willow
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Embrace the spirit of the season with a visit to Twig & Willow, a boutique that embodies California’s laid-back elegance blended with a bohemian beach vibe. Find a special gift for the women in your life with the array of clothing, jewelry, home goods, bath, and beauty products they have to offer. Need a men’s gift? Twig & Willow also offers a thoughtful selection of gifts for men, including accessories, mixology books, body care, and more.

Twig & Willow’s Bixby Knolls location is located at 4130 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807


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Rooted is your go-to destination to find gifts for those green-thumb enthusiasts in your life or loved ones who are just beginning their plant journey. With houseplants starting at just $10, it’s the perfect opportunity to give the gift of nature this holiday season. Explore their collection of apparel, crystals, and plant care accessories, perfect for any plant lover on your gift list.

Rooted is located at 3805 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807


Cone 11 Studio
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Cone 11 Studio is an oasis of handmade pottery and modern home goods that’s sure to enchant your loved ones. Discover the artistry within their collection, which extends to candles, planters, bags, and other accessories. And for the creative soul on your list, consider the gift of a pottery class at their next-door location, Clay Pottery, which offers one-time classes and multi-class series. Explore the artful wonders at Cone 11 Studio and give the gift of creativity and beautifully crafted home essentials this holiday season.

Cone 11 Studio is located at 408 E 1st St, Long Beach, CA 90802


Dark Art Emporium 
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Step into the mystical realm of The Dark Art Emporium, a haven for enthusiasts of the dark and gothic, perfect for those seeking unconventional holiday gifts. Discover an ever-evolving fusion of fine art and curious oddities that stir the imagination. For the spooky aficionado, unearth prints and artwork showcasing eerie and obscure artistry. Dive deeper into the macabre with intriguing offerings like snake vertebrate bracelets, rabbit’s foot talismans, and exquisitely framed butterfly taxidermy pieces. Tucked away behind The 4th Horseman pizza joint, this secretive spot welcomes those aged 21 and over. Embrace the shadows and surprise your unconventional gift recipients with the unearthly delights found at The Dark Art Emporium this holiday season.

Dark Art Emporium is located at 121 W 4th Street, Long Beach CA 90802, inside The 4th Horseman.


Toxic Toast Records
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Toxic Toast Records has the perfect gifts for crate diggers, offering a wide selection of records for those passionate about music. This record shop has a vinyl collection spanning genres like hip-hop, funk, soul, international beats, punk, and new wave—ideal for anyone with eclectic taste. In addition to records, discover a wide selection of band shirts so your loved ones can show off their musical flair.

Toxic Toast Records is located at 757 Pine Ave Long Beach, CA 90813


Page Against the Machine 
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Page Against The Machine is a literary wonderland for bookworms and advocates of progressive thought. This independent bookstore offers new and used books for the socially conscious reader with literature and resources on activism, social and political movements, and sustainable living. Their collection also encompasses an array of children’s books that offer kid-friendly knowledge on important topics. Page Against the Machine is a perfect destination for those seeking thought-provoking and socially conscious gifts this holiday season.

Page Against the Machine is located at 2714 E 4th St Long Beach, CA 90814


Alien Artifacts 
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Alien Artifacts is the perfect spot for finding presents that stand out for your uniquely groovy friends and family. Radiating retro vibes, this curated thrift store offers both new and pre-loved items. Explore an eclectic mix, from jewelry to home goods, quirky prints, mugs, stickers, clothing, and even nostalgic cassette tapes. With such an array of one-of-a-kind treasures, Alien Artifacts is the place to discover that perfect, offbeat gift that’ll make this holiday season truly unforgettable.

Alien Artifacts is located at 2132 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814


Pigeon’s Roller Skate Shop 
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This holiday season, delight seasoned skaters or those eager to dive into roller skating with the perfect gift from Pigeons Roller Skate.  From top-quality roller skates to a range of apparel and accessories, including socks, pads, and helmets, they’ve got everything you need to elevate your roller skate gift. And don’t forget to check out their incredible merch selection, featuring shirts, sweaters, and hoodies, making Pigeons Roller Skate the ultimate destination for fulfilling your roller skating dreams this holiday season.

Pigeon’s Roller Skate Shop is located at 2148 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814


Pulp Fiction Books and Comics 
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Cater to the comic book enthusiast in your life with a visit to Pulp Fiction. Long Beach’s ultimate spot for comics and graphic novels offers brand new graphic novels at 20-30% off cover price. Dive into their extensive kids’ section or explore thousands of pre-loved books, all discounted from 50-90% off. With their dedicated and amiable staff on hand, rest assured, that any questions you have will be answered with enthusiasm and expertise. Make Pulp Fiction your go-to destination for finding the perfect holiday gift that celebrates the love of comics and graphic storytelling.

Pulp Fiction is located at 3925 E Anaheim St Long Beach, CA 90804


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