With a busy festive season calendar, most people don’t have time to traipse in and out of Canberra to shop. The solution is to shop right here in Yass Valley. Local businesses offer unique and locally sourced gifts and experiences for the young, old and in between. After shopping in Yass Valley you will never want to shop anywhere else!
Best places to shop
In Yass Valley you will find boutique shopping outlets offering home wares, clothing, local produce and more. As well as dining & accommodation venues with gift vouchers available. There are also wonderful local experiences that make great gift ideas, all within a short drive from home. Visit the quaint villages for an intimate shopping experience. Feel rest assured that by shopping local your valuable time will be rewarded with friendly personalised service, that is hard to match in busy city outlets. Late night shopping returns to Comur St on Thursday the 14th and 21st.
The perfect gift
Yass Valley Gift Cards allow your loved ones to choose their own experience, product or service. Gift cards can be loaded with $10 – $1000 and redeemed at almost 100 businesses throughout Yass Valley. Customers can purchase Yass Valley Gift Cards at the Yass Valley Information Centre, which is open 7 days a week from 9:30am – 4:30pm. Alternatively, visit the Yass Valley Gift Card webpage for additional outlets. While at the Information Centre, browse locally produced items and grab a bottle of your favourite local wine.
Mingle with the locals
Spend a morning at the local markets, where you can tick items off your Christmas shopping list. It’s a great outing often enjoyed with family and friends. The Murrumbateman Village Markets will be held on the 9th of December. With a special Twilight Market and Christmas Carols on Friday the 15th of December from 5.30pm. The Yass Community Markets will be held at St Augustine’s Church in Meehan Street, Yass on Saturday the 16th of December 2017.
By shopping local you are supporting families in the Yass Valley community. These families work hard to ensure both residents and visitors alike are spoilt for choice, not only at Christmas time, but all year round.
Merry Christmas from the team at the Yass Valley Information Centre.
- Written by Natasha Maguire