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

December 10, 2020 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

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


For the Artisan Jewelry Collector: Glass Bead Earrings |$20 | Beth Williams Studio

Looking for that gift that matches with everything? Beth Williams Handmade Glass Beads & Jewelry has the perfect stocking stuffer gift for you – a pair of silver earrings with four (4) sets of matching charms. Charms come in a variety of colors. This offer is available only through in-store shopping. Call Beth at 978-283-5566 for more details.


For the Chic Fashionista | Leggings and Jewelry | $18 each | Design of Mine

Shop at Main Street’s chic boutique, Design of Mine, for the latest in fashion. Stuff that stocking with a pair of Super Soft Fiber Brushed Christmas Leggings. They are great for comfort wear or layered with a top as pajamas. Add some sparkle to your outfit with some unique bracelets and earrings.


For the Surfer or Beach Bum: Assortment of scented products | Various | Surfari

Keep your hands clean and smelling like summer and let the yummy scent of coconut surf wax fill your home year-round with these items from Surfari.

  • Sun Bum Original Hand Sanitizer $5.99
  • Ulu Lagoon Surf Wax Scented Air Freshener $3.00
  • Ulu Lagoon 6oz Surf Wax Scented Candle $11.00

Surfari will be moving to a new location closer to Good Harbor Beach. Follow them on Facebook for more details.


For the Flavor Enthusiast: Olive Oils and Balsamic | Sample Pack $12 |Cape Ann Olive Oil

Whether you’re a gourmand or looking to try some new flavors, Cape Ann Olive Oil has the perfect gift of their olive oils and balsamic. Local fans of Cape Ann Olive Oil highly recommend these flavors – Garlic Olive Oil and Black Mission Fig Dark Balsamic sample pack.


For the Turner Seafood Admirer: Assortment of Merchandise | $20 and under | Turner’s Seafood Gloucester

Not so sure what to buy for that special someone who loves Turner’s Seafood and swag. Turner’s has a variety of fabulous merchandise to select from for that perfect stocking stuffer: Turner’s Hat, Turner’s T-shirt (short sleeve and long), Turner’s Gift Cards, Shucking Equipment.


For the Sea Adventurer: Gift certificate | $20 | Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

GIVE the gift of an “on the water” adventure with a gift certificate toward a sail on the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon. Set sail with Captain Heath Ellis and his crew for a stunning sail around Gloucester harbor taking in the views, breezes and sunsets.


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 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! Call to order at 978-281-2900.



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, fuel or ice on the docks, or for marine service parts and supplies. A useful and very practical gift indeed!


For the Maritime Adventurer:  | $20 and under | Maritime Gloucester

Get your holiday shopping done this weekend and next at the Holidays By The Sea Gift Shop at Maritime Gloucester.  The shop offers a variety of kids toys, a fabulous maritime book selection, a special sale rack, and the addition of beautiful new merchandise from local artisans. Hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, or reserve a private 20 minute shopping session between 9:00 am – 10:00 am each day. Visit for more details and to sign up for private sessions.


For the Unique Fashion Lover  | $20 and under | Cottage on Smith Cove

Swing by The Cottage at Smith Cove and see all of their new gift ideas for the holidays! Purchase one or more of their colorful nautical-themed masks, perfect to stuff in a loved ones stocking ($18 each). They have something for everyone on your list. Open weekends on Saturday & Sundays in December 12:00 pm – 3:00pm. The shop also offer curbside pick up, or online shopping at