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Shop Local Guide | Friends & Family

What’s even better than finding the perfect gift? Finding the perfect gift and supporting local business.

Whether you’re planning to shop online or in-store, looking to go all-out or trying to find the perfect little something, Cape Chamber members can supply the perfect gift for all those friends and family members on your list.

Gift ideas

A Unique Sweet Treat
We all have someone in our life that just can’t beat the sweet! Whether it’s decorated cookies, cupcakes or a beautiful custom cake, Cakes Reanimated has this person on your list covered.


A Sip of Brew
Calling all craft beer lovers! Break out of the box and try something unusual or get cozy in the sofa with a glass of rich and malty old world style goodness at Ebb and Flow Fermentations.


Help with the Holiday Party
Holiday parties may look different this year with social distancing and other safety measures in place, but don’t let that stop you from celebrating. From event venues to catering menus, we’ve got Chamber members at the ready to help you execute the perfect (safe) gathering.


Dinner for Two
Did you know over 50 local restaurants are members of the Cape Chamber? Grab someone special and spend a little one-on-one time together at one of our many Chamber restaurants.


A Trip for the Adventure-Seeker
I don’t know about you, but sandy beaches are always calling my name this time of year. As we inch closer to recovery each day, now is the perfect time to support our local travel agents and plan the trip your family’s been dreaming of!


Wine Club? Yes, please.
Whether the love for wine is newfound or has gotten better with age, Barrel 131 and Primo Vino are here to help feed the passion with Wine Clubs.  Cheers!


Something to do
There are so many Chamber members that offer fun things to do in Cape. Make plans to catch a Cape Catfish game, try your luck at Century Casino, play the day away at Discovery Playhouse, have a laugh at Laughing Gas Comedy, get competitive at The Teehouse Complex, practice your aim with Trooper Sporting Clays and Hunt Club, get your body moving at Ultimate Air Trampoline Park, step back in time at The Glenn House, catch a show at Marcus Theaters, immerse yourself in a performance at SEMO’s River Campus, or celebrate a strike at West Park Lanes.


Time on the Golf Course
There’s nothing quite like a beautiful day on the golf course. Whether it’s a gift card to the pro shop or a membership for the year, the golf lover in your life will surely appreciate any gift that has to do with the Cape Girardeau Country Club or Dalhousie Golf Club.


The Perfect Piece of Art
Cape Girardeau is home to several art galleries. The perfect piece of art is waiting for someone special on your list at 20 North Pacific, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri or  Painted Wren Art Gallery.


Car Accessories
For the gearhead in your life - Creative Trim and Performance stocks a wide variety of after-market car and truck accessories, and their top notch service and installation technicians will insure that your purchase is installed properly.


A Squeaky Clean Ride
There’s just something about a clean car that is so satisfying! A car wash membership or gift certificate is the perfect gift for anyone on your list who loves a clean ride. Chamber members Cape Auto Spa and Elite Car Wash are here to help!


The Age-Old Expression of Love
Flowers have been used to express love for another dating all the way back to ancient Greece, Rome, China, and Egypt. Arrangements By Joyce, D Duncan Floristry & Boutique, and Knaup Floral, Inc. are all ready to help you share your love this holiday season with beautiful florals.


A Day of Pampering
We could all use a little extra R&R these days. A salon gift card is the perfect kick-back-and-relax gift this holiday season. Check out any of the following Cape Chamber members: King Nails & Spa, S & S Nails, The Beauty Room, or the room. Hair Design Studio.


Something Sentimental
While Mrs. Sew & Sew may be known for her alteration skills, did you know she also makes custom gifts? From t-shirt quilts to customized pillows and more, Mrs. Sew & Sew can make your personalized gift dreams come true!


A Gift with a Story
From home décor items to beer steins, you never know what you’re going to find at our local antique shops. Have a little fun finding the perfect gift while exploring Annie Laurie’s and Pastimes Antiques.


Fitness Accessories
Do you have a fitness enthusiast on your gift list this year? Whether it’s time for new shoes, new accessories or new equipment, Cape Bicycle Cycling & Fitness, Inc. , Cycle Werx, and Missouri Running Company have you covered.


A Wardrobe Upgrade
Who doesn’t love a stylish new piece to add to their wardrobe? Garber’s Men’s Wear, Imagine That Creations, Kristal’s Place of Style, Sseko Designs by Stephanie Aguila, The Buckle, and Wish Cape are all here to help you find the perfect item.


Convenience Store Gift Card
Arguably one of the most versatile gifts, convenience store gift cards can be spent on a variety of goodies. Chamber member convenience stores include: Bi-State Convenience Stores, Kidd's Inc., Midwest Energy, Inc., and PAJCO / Rhodes 101 Convenience Stores.


A Houseplant to Keep You Company
Whether they’re a new plant enthusiast or have a tried and true green thumb, Chamber members Foeste Nursery, Inc. and Sunny Hill Gardens & Florist can help you find the perfect gift for the plant lover on your list.


For the Hallmark (or Star Wars or Disney or…) Lover
Offering a broad selection of both year-round and seasonal gifts for every occasion, Dana’s Hallmark Shop has it all. Dana's offers Keepsake Ornaments, Hallmark Movie Channel products, Jim Shore Collectibles, Willow Tree, Day Spring, Disney, Peanuts, Star Wars, Marvel and DC licensed products, a large assortment of baby gifting, animated music boxes, and more.


The Gift of Music
From instruments to lessons, Shivelbine’s Music Store, Inc. is king when it comes to music in Cape Girardeau. Shop in store or online for the music-lover on your list.


Custom Framing
Whether it’s precious art, family photos, a grandchild’s drawing or your prized guitar, StevMark has custom framing options for nearly any project! (They also do home design, furniture, paint, wallpaper, custom closets, cabinetry and countertops!)


A New Pair of Kicks
Whether they’re wanting something dressy, casual or sporty, Brown’s Shoe Fit Company and Nearly Perfect Shoes, Inc. can help you with the shoe-obsessed person on your list.


For the Firearm Enthusiast
From ammunition to accessories, JSE Surplus, LLC and Shooters Gun Shop, Inc. have you covered this holiday season. Shop in store or online for the firearm enthusiast in your life.


A Swimming Pool
If you’re like Clark Griswold and have big dreams of a pool for Christmas, you’re in luck. Aloha Pools & Spas, Kasten, and Room Mates all have excellent options to make your dream a reality!



Looking for more gift ideas? Stay tuned for our other Local Gift Guides: Your Favorite Retailers, Friends & Family, For the Kids, Giving Local, Employer Edition, and Experiences.


We’re challenging you to shift just one purchase to a local business this holiday season. If all 39,000+ Cape Girardians make this choice for the betterment of our community, the results will be powerful!


For more ideas on ways to support local this holiday season, visit the Cape Chamber’s Facebook Page or


Don't see your business on this list, but think it should be? Contact Taylor Laws at