Home to businesses of all shapes and sizes, McKinney and it's neighboring communities have retailers to fit every gift-buying need. You don’t have to feel a gift rattle around inside the box for it to be exciting and personal either - the right gift card can show that your listening. Spending locally has endless benefits, and makes holiday gift giving that much more special, so read on for inspiration.

Gift ideas for that person in your life who…

… doesn’t take time for themselves.

Get them a gift certificate to a spa, skin care boutique, nail salon, hair salon or barber.

… deserves something with a Texas flair.

Find a treasure at a local gift shop for true Texan, or Texan-at-heart.

… makes that New Year’s Resolution EVERY year.

Find a local gym or personal fitness expert and buy them a membership or gift card for a kick boxing, spin or yoga class.

… is difficult to buy for.

Buy a gift certificate to have their car washed, serviced or detailed.

… is challenged in the kitchen.

Make reservations at one of McKinney’s fabulous restaurants, or surprise them with a catered meal.

… likes a little sparkle.

And who doesn’t want some bling? Visit a jeweler to choose a piece created by a local artist.

… needs a night out.

Take them to see a show at MPAC or the Heard Craig Hall.  Musicians are looking for an audience too, so choose from McKinney’s variety of pubs to find the music that fits their style.

… is a sports fanatic.

Give them a gift certificate to the driving range or a sporting goods store, a round of golf or bowling.

… needs caffeine.

How about a travel mug or gift card to their favorite coffee spot?

… is technologically impaired.

We all have that person in our life who keeps tech support on speed dial, give them a voucher for a local computer repair expert.

… we often overlook.

Give the mailman, hair dresser, sanitation engineer or babysitter a freshly baked treat from a cake or cookie specialty shop.

Last, but not least, Mom & Dad!

What mom wouldn’t love to have her house cleaned?  Contact a local cleaning company  and earn the title as her favorite child. Perhaps a gift certificate to have dad’s garage painted, his driveway sealed, or lawn mowed.

Click here to find a Chamber Member Business ready to help you choose just the right something for that special someone and have a merry McKinney Christmas!