Give the Gift of Gloucester: Stocking Stuffer Ideas $20 and Under!

December 17, 2019 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With Christmas eve right around the corner, our team of elves has arrived in the “nick” of time to help you find those last-minute stocking stuffer gift ideas. We have discovered some clever and quirky items that are $20 or under to fit every person on your holiday shopping list.

For the Practical Ones: Bell Socks | $7 – $12 | Mark Adrian Shoes

A Christmas stocking is not complete until a pair of socks (or two) has been tucked into it! Lobsters, kitties, unicorns, pineapples, superheroes and more, Mark Adrian Shoes has a huge selection of K. Bell socks that are comfy and hilarious to keep your loved one’s feet toasty warm year round.

For the Art Treasurer: The Radiant Vessel Ornament | $19.50 | MelodyTheArtist 

A mini reproduction of Melody The Artists’s painting, Radiant Vessel captures the essence of the season. Gold leaf frame measures 3.5 x 4” and suspends by gold satin ribbon. Display it on your tree or use as a mini accent piece to compliment your decor. It’s art that you’ll want to showcase all year long. 

For the Traveler: Gift Certificate | $20 | Cape Ann Motor Inn

Give the gift of a “Getaway” to a special loved one with a gift certificate to the Cape Ann Motor Inn at Long Beach. An extra surprise is the amazing sunrises that you’ll experience while there!  Enjoy a special 10% discount offer on purchases from December 16 to December 24, 2019. Call to order at 978-281-2900.

Someone’s in the Kitchen: Linen Dish Towel | $20 | goodlinens studio

These absorbent, quick-drying, quarter-grid dish towels are quickly becoming a customer favorite. Oversized and lightweight, the 100% linen towels improve with age and use. A perfect (and useful) holiday gift for anyone on your list. Regularly $20 but enjoy goodlinens studio’s offer of a 20% discount until December 31, 2019. 

For the Pop Star: Stainless Cup | $15 | Pop Gallery

Do you have a family member or friend who likes to sing but may mix up the lyrics from time to time. Well, Pop Gallery has the perfect gift to spread some holiday cheer! The mistaken lyrics stainless cup comes in a variety of songs that will definitely make one feel like a rock star this season.

For Furry Friends: Homemade Doggie Biscuits | $3.00 | Animal Krackers

Your dog will love these tasty treats made by Preppie Puppy Bakery. This old-fashioned molasses frosted biscuits come in a variety of festive holiday shapes. Stop by Animal Crackers at 232 Main Street in Gloucester to purchase these delightful doggie treats while supplies last.

All-in-One Mariner Smart Gift Idea: Cape Ann’s Marina Gift Card | $20 or under | Cape Ann’s Marina Resort

An effortless, thoughtful, and functional gift with so many possibilities! This gift card can be enjoyed at Mile Marker One, Cape Ann’s Marina Resort, and Cape Ann Marine Sales & Service. Gift cards may be applied for food and drinks at the restaurant, a punch pass to swim in the pool, fuel or ice on the docks, or for marine service parts and supplies. 

Art, Legend and Lore Enthusiast:  | $20 and under | Cape Ann Museum

Stop by the Cape Ann Museum Shop to find a variety of fun and unique stocking stuffers for the little ones to the grandparents on your list! From gift cards to books, to ornaments, this shop is special in every way!  Store hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

For the Music Lover: Concert Tickets | $20 and under | GimmeLive

Concert Tickets make great holiday gifts! GIMMELIVE currently has 6 shows on sale for under $20! Check out their website and take your pick:

A Swimmers Dream: Pool Pass | $12 – $14 | Cape Ann’s Marina Resort

Escape the cold New England weather and enjoy a day in the Aqua Room At Cape Ann’s Marina Resort with a pool punch pass. Take a dip in their saltwater pool, soak in the jacuzzi, grab a drink at the bar or just relax in a lounge chair while in a warm temperature-controlled environment. This is a wonderful gift idea for all ages and makes for great stocking stuffers! Pass prices: Adult 18+ years $14; Junior 4-17 years $12.

Beauty Bar Tips: Homemade Soap | $4.00 each | Luna Sea Soap

These sweet, fun-shaped homemade soaps are the perfect gift to add to a stocking. Whether used for relaxing time or simply household chores, these little gems will add some joy to your home.  Place your order with Melissa Cox by email at or call 978-631-9015.

For the Explorer – DISCOVER GLOUCESTER: Gift Certificate | $20 | Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce

A Cape Ann Gift Certificate is a great stocking stuffer for those who want to discover and explore all that Cape Ann has to offer. There are numerous offerings on the card for all kinds of interests!

For the Collector: Custom Holiday Gifts Plates/Wine Glasses | $12-$20 | Anchored Unique Gifts

These delightful custom holiday items are the perfect gift for families to pass from generation to generation, or as a memorable present for friends to celebrate the season. Select from a variety of options: plate ($15), cake platter ($20), treat jar ($15), and wine glasses ($12 each or 2-$20). Place your order by email at