Albuquerque is the perfect place to find a unique gift to inspire anyone on your holiday shopping list. You’ll be the gift-giving hero when your family and friends unwrap something special from the shops, makers, bakers, artists of Albuquerque. So check out some suggestions from EverythingABQ for holiday gifts with some extra Albuquerque sparkle. And be sure to check out the entire EverythingABQ Gift Guide on Instagram for more local ABQ gift ideas!


A Lithograph from Tamarind Institute

Tamarind is a world-renowned lithography workshop located in the heart of Albuquerque. 

Lithograph by Maria Erikson

Six-color lithograph with hand drawn lines and chine collé
Paper Size: 15 x 20 1/2 inches
Paper Type: Soft white Somerset satin
Collaborating Printer: Maria Erikson
Edition of 16
Published by Tamarind Institute


A Pouch from Foxly Handmade

Each lovely pouch by Foxly Handmade represents a collaboration with an artist and a portion of each sale goes back to the artist. 

Foxly Handmade Pouch

Foxly Pouch
Goldfinch Pouch
Art by Julia Giordano
Photo by Truly Social


A Pueblo Pottery Travel Mug

Ceramic travel mugs from Shumakolowa Native Arts at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are the perfect gift for the coffee or tea lover in your life. All the mug designs are commissioned from pueblo potters. 

Pueblo Mug from Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Pueblo Pottery Mugs
Photo courtesy of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Myron Sarracino (Laguna)

Green Chile Biscochito Truffles

Sweet and spicy combine in these truffles by Eldora Craft Chocolates.

Eldora Chocolate

Photo courtesy of Eldora Chocolate

Green Chile Air Freshener

In keeping with the spicy theme, these green chile air fresheners by Seraparito Supply Company bring the scent of New Mexico with them wherever the go. Want to smell before you buy? Stop by Southwest Cactus Shop at the El Vado or the ABQ Collective.

Green Chile Air Freshener by Seraparito

Photo courtesy of Seraparito

Team Gear

Whether it’s the Albuquerque Dukes, New Mexico United, Albuquerque Isotopes or UNM Lobos - get some gear for the sports lover in your life. 

New Mexico United Fans and Apparel

Photo courtesy of New Mexico United


Teas for Everyone

Old Barrel Tea Company, located in Albuquerque’s historic Old Town, offers a wide variety of interesting and delicious teas (many are blended in house) along with whimsical and practical tea accessories.

Old Barrel Tea Company

Photos courtesy of Old Barrel Tea Company


Play Electric

This year’s zappiest gift may be pre-sale tickets to Electric Playhouse opening in early 2020. Electric Playhouse produces magical spaces for immersive and interactive experiences including recreation, dining and games for all ages that need no goggles or equipment.

Electric Playhouse Couple

Photo courtesy of Electric Playhouse