Choosing to shop local when buying gifts for the holidays is a great way to support your neighbors and community members. Butte, Montana is home to many local businesses that provide products and services great for gifting. Here are some of our top recommendations:
For the Student: Gear from UPTOP
UPTOP is a very popular, local lifestyle clothing brand started by Luke and Colt Anderson and a team of various friends in college. Today, UPTOP is home to school-specific gear, Montana shirts and hats and a variety of other popular items. Not sure what style or size your recipient would like? UPTOP gift cards are a great way to gift uptop while letting the recipient choose their favorite items.
If you have someone on your list who loves a high-quality adult beverage and appreciates companies who give back to their community, Headframe Spirits is a great gift option for them. Started by a Butte couple committed to making a difference in their community, Headframe Spirits creates many popular products. Their Orphan Girl Bourbon Cream Liqueur is a unique option that many people love.
In 1999, the Crowly family of Butte started MontanaCo., a small coat company that has now grown into a popular fashion brand around the world. Their goal is to bring global, innovative fashion to their high-quality, long lasting products. Check out their beautiful jackets, vests and more when shopping for the fashionable person on your list.
We all have someone on our list who works hard and hardly takes a day to recharge. Give the gift of relaxation by purchasing them a night stay at Copper Kings Hotel for a nice staycation. Home to “modern mountain luxury,” this hotel has a long history in Butte and boasts many accommodations such as a delicious restaurant on site, a medical spa, sauna and more.
Butte is home to so much history, but many Butte locals haven’t explored it all. If you have a history buff on your list, gift them an underground mine tour at the World Museum of Mining. During this tour, guests will hear stories of miners, touch the rock, see the original shaft station and more.
There are many delicious local restaurants to choose from in Butte. If you have a foodie on your list, you are sure to delight with a gift card to one of these restaurants.
For the Outdoor Enthusiast: Fly Rod from Sweetgrass Bamboo Fly Rods
If someone on your list is an avid flyfisher or is looking to get into the sport, Sweetgrass Bamboo Fly Rods builds top-of-the-line fly fishing rods. They have both inventory and custom rods that are created with decades of wisdom and craft passed down from expert bamboo rod builders and passionate Montana fishermen.