Your advent calendar has a few open doors and you haven’t yet scratched the surface on gift buying. Yikes! Did you know that 40% of gift buying occurs between December 14-24th, though? So, when you see your friends tweeting pictures of wrapped gifts under the tree in November, know that they are not in the majority. And, here is the really good news, there is no cause to fret! Hermann has everything you need and want to treat your favorite people this year. 

The Saturday before Christmas is the busiest holiday shopping day of the Christmas season. Avoid the big box stores and get to Hermann for meaningful, unique gifts without the headache of fighting crowds. In fact, shopping could even be enjoyable this year!

Stress Less this holiday season

You’ll be greeted by wafts of holiday sound,  spice and laughter at every garland-adorned stop. Hermann is sure to get you in the spirit. Cheerful helpers are ready to assist you in picking the perfect trinket, cozy throw or meaningful treasure. And by waiting just a little, you are absolutely going to come across the seasonal bargains as shopkeepers prepare for quieter winter months. 

Did you know that chocolate is the #1 gift given this season? How convenient that Hermann has so many spots to pick up a sweet treat. A pound of distinctive coffee and a pound of specialty chocolate are the way to just about anyone’s heart. For your friends without a sweet tooth, a selection of award-winning Hermann wines and sausage will do the trick!

Hermann dining and tasting establishments know how important it is for you to keep your head straight while making sure you have everyone on your list covered, but you know what?…they aren’t opposed to encouraging some fun and lightheartedness, either! Spend the day entertained with Wine Country Wagon Rides while stocking up on medal-dressed bottles of wine and novel items to gift.  While Dasher isn’t directing the route, your guides know precisely the places to help fill your bags and check off your lists.

When in doubt, give Hermann gift cards! Better yet, Hermann Bucks are an excellent investment this season. Hermann Bucks are usable just about anywhere in town and allow huge flexibility for spending. From personally-chosen favorite flavors and scents, to help with a lavish meal or an overnight stay, gift cards are nothing if not personal, and Hermann Bucks are as versatile as they come.

Wrap up your shopping right on time!

Many of the shops in Hermann realize gift wrapping is a skill not all possess and they are ready to make sure your purchase looks magical and professional when you present it. Richly-colored gift bags and flawless bows will charm your recipients from the moment they see your package. Hermann retailers pride themselves on the presentation of their products—you’ll find them happy to help!

One of the biggest reasons for procrastination in shopping is simply that people are puzzled about what gift best suits. Rest assured, retailers in Hermann are your go-to for the answers. From thoughtful gift baskets to handmade clothing to garden art for those friends anxiously awaiting spring or the perfect assortment of tasty treats—trust Hermann to help. Think outside of traditional wrapped gifts and treat your favorite person to a getaway in an opulent suite or a comfy cabin…a Hermann getaway is a treat! 

Gift purchasing doesn’t have to be so stressful.  In fact, Hermann would like to think that this holiday chore can actually be a lot of fun. That is why there are so many activities planned around having a good time. Check out the holiday Hermann calendar of events for the scoop. Don’t “bah humbug” this year. Plan a trip to Hermann, and impress and astound your loved ones while making the most of your holiday season!

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