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Lincoln City Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season for holiday cheer, merriment and gifts. Ditch the crowds and stress of big city shopping and head out to Lincoln City. Our local shops have just what you need to fill the stocking by the chimney. Check out these and many other shops in town for your holiday needs.

Lincoln City Glass Center

In the center of the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City, experience the age-old art of glassblowing firsthand. When the kilns are alight, artisans can be seen practicing their craft; creating one-of-a-kind works of art. You also can create your own unique piece of glass art - in an unforgettable experience guided by one of their glass gurus.

Wander through the gallery section of the center and take in the waves of colorful glass creations as they catch the sunlight. Search for sculptures, jewelry and, of course, glass floats. For more information visit


Located in the Oceanlake district, Prehistoric can be spotted from Hwy 101 by the giant animatronic T-Rex in the front door. Wander through the gallery and check out their display of old dinosaur fossils, each one for sale. Adorn your home with gemstones and other minerals, each one carefully polished to a sheen. Learn more at

The Christmas Cottage

Featuring thousands of different ornaments from around the world, some of their specialty items include European glass ornaments, German nutcrackers, Christmas cards, Santa figurines, and everyday cards and stationery. The Christmas Cottage invites you to visit their shop where it's Christmas 363 days a year (except on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. They like to spend time with family too!) Learn more by visiting

The Chocolate Frog

Give the gift of chocolate this year. The newest addition to Lincoln City’s basket of sweets, the Chocolate Frog brings their tasty assortments to the Nelscott District. Originally from Waldport, the Chocolate Frog has hopped, skipped and jumped its way to Lincoln City. On display is an assortment of high-quality chocolates from Switzerland, Germany, and Mexico. You’ll also find other tasty items such as organic honey, locally made jams, and freshly brewed coffee and hot chocolate. But of course, no visit is complete without tasting one of their signature chocolate frogs, made with milk or dark chocolate. Learn more about The Chocolate Frog here.

Bob’s Beach Books

Any bookworm will delight at the selection of novels in Bob’s Beach Books. Browse through their immaculate bookshelves for the perfect vacation read. From fantasy to history and everything in-between, go on a literary adventure at Robert’s. For the comic book fans in your life, Robert’s now carries a selection of graphic novels, comics and trading cards. Learn more at

Zuhg Life Surf Shop

Surfs up in Lincoln City. Ride a wave of great gift ideas at Zuhg Life Surf Shop. Owner Bryan Nichols opened this surf shop and named it after his reggae band, Zuhg. Rasta vibes abound at this store, where you can browse their selection of wet suits, apparel and custom-painted surfboards. Need a lesson? Zuhg offers equipment rentals and affordable surf lessons for all ability levels. Be sure to contact them at to set up an appointment.

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