Did you know that if Michiganders switched one out of every 10 purchases from out of state, it would fuel our economy with an extra $1.2 billion?* You don’t have to look far and wide to find amazing, unique gifts for everyone on your list, even if you prefer to shop last minute. There are several downtowns and shopping centers in Michigan that have everything you need (and what those on your list want). Also, to keep shoppers safe, many Michigan downtowns are offering online shopping and even gift card bonuses for shopping local.

Downtown Ferndale, Michigan

So, check your nice list, stop waiting by the mailbox, and find that perfect gift now that will make the holidays bright for someone in your life and a local Michigan business.

*Source: Buy Nearby® Shopper Information