I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready to say good-bye to 2020. Let’s make holiday gift-giving the start of an amazing 2021. We’ve compiled some gift ideas we know will deliver joy and future adventure, while also supporting local. From all of us in DuPage, Happy Holidays to everyone — near and far. #CelebrateLocal

The Gift of Adventure
This year, make it a gift card. That way your loved ones can use it when the time is right, and local businesses get much-needed cash flow.

Frida Kahlo: Timeless Gift Certificate
Main Event Entertainment
K1 Speed
Haunted Trails (purchase at location, online sales pending)
Enchanted Castle (purchase at location, online sales pending)
Dave & Buster’s
Stardust Bowl (purchase at location)
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
Fuel & Crème
Topgolf Chicago – Naperville

The Gift that Keeps on Giving
How about a membership or subscription? This is an easy way to help friends and family stay engaged throughout the year. And these favorite destinations need membership support now more than ever.

The Morton Arboretum
Cantigny Park
Brookfield Zoo
Cosley Zoo
Drury Lane Theatre
Elmhurst Art Museum
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage
DuPage Children’s Museum
Addison Center for the Arts
Broadway in Chicago
DuPage County Historical Museum

The Gift of Connection
Some of the most memorable gifts do not come in a box! Consider these outdoor ideas.

Real Rides – book a group biking event
The Forge: Lemont Quarries – join the Mountain Biking Club
Arrowhead Golf Club – call to purchase golf lessons

The Best of Culinary Comforts 
Not just for the avid enthusiast! Consider some of these culinary treats.

Lynfred Winery: award-winning wines made in DuPage!
Chocolaterie Stam Glen Ellyn: specialty chocolate packages
Sweet Street Candies and Ice Cream: make your own candy package
Windy City Tea: loose leaf tea, tea accessories and gift cards
Marché: cheese gift sets, drink packages and other specialty items
Marcel’s Culinary Experience: virtual shopping of store or cooking classes
Two Brothers Coffee Roasters: coffee packages
North American Pizza Academy: cooking classes and specialty items
More Brewing Company: create a beer gift package

Gift a Staycation
DuPage hotels are ready with special offers to make a stay near home feel like the ultimate escape. Book a DuPage Adventure package and receive a complimentary $25 gift card upon check-in at participating hotels.*

*Offer only valid while supplies last for a new reservation for a stay between now and December 31, 2020.

Don't see your favorite DuPage destination listed here? Be sure to check their website or call, as many businesses are increasingly offering new ways to deliver services and opportunities to customers and patrons. Here are a few helpful links:

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