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9 Above Average Stocking Stuffers

Sometimes the small gift items and candies are overlooked and left to the last minute... but not this year! Level up your stocking stuffer game with these local gift ideas from Downtown Knoxville shops. From healthier candies to indulgent bath bombs, all these items are Santa- and elf-approved.

Tennessee Theatre Ornament

Give the gift of the iconic Tennessee Theatre Sign! This gorgeous hand-blown ornament is a replica of the sign that shines brightly over Gay Street. It was carefully designed with the most exquisite details and care and crafted by hand during a seven-day process creating an heirloom to be cherished for many years to come. Proceeds from its sale will benefit the Tennessee Theatre. Also check out their beautiful chandelier ornament!


Handwarmer Mugs

This beautifully crafted mug from Mast General Store is sure to warm the hands and heart of the coffee fiends and tea aficionados on your list! It offers a sleek pocket to keep fingers cozy as they sip their morning coffee. Available for lefties and righties in 7 different colors. Get your hands on this stocking stuffer today!

Vintage Tennessee Hat

Turn heads with this vintage corduroy cap from Nothing Too Fancy -- it's the perfect thing to put in your stylish Tennessee fan's stocking. Stop by the shop on Union Ave to find this hat, plus tons of locally designed and made stickers, t-shirts, mugs, pint glasses, and more.

Hand-Painted Knoxville Ornaments

These gorgeous hand-painted ornaments from the newly-opened Knoxville Fine Violins feature scenes of historic Downtown Knoxville, from the Tennessee Theatre to the Sunsphere. Swing by their store to purchase one that will make a great stocking stuffer! They'll look gorgeous hanging on any Christmas Tree. 

Bath Bombs

What a perfect little gift that's also luxurious! Earth to Old City carries a large selection of Musee Bath Balms, which elevate bath time, plus come with the joy of either changing colors or having a surprise in the middle.


Imported French Macarons

Just the right size for a stocking stuffer, swing by The French Market for French Macarons! They are must-haves for a number of reasons: 1) They are completely authentic, imported by Santa from France; 2) They double as a Christmas morning breakfast; 3) They are just as delicious as they are beautiful!

Rala's Tea Towels

Fill your stocking with festive tea towels from Rala. Absorbent, soft, and screen-printed, it will quickly become a favorite in the kitche this seasonn. Plus, they have Downtown Knoxville and other Tennessee-themed tea towels!

ZenEvo Chocolates

Upgrade the normal candies you put in stockings with a healthier alternative, the ZenEvo Chocolates! These chocolate squares at Eddie's Health Shoppe are made locally and each promotes health benefits, like the "Energy" dark chocolate with ginseng and caffeine, the "Fit" with raspberry ketone and green coffee bean extract, and the "Vitamin D," plus our favorite: a white chocolate "Sleep Sweet" infused with melatonin for a bedtime treat. Or, opt for protein packed Peanut Butter Cups!