Gift Guides

Practical holiday gifts from the PA Wilds

Practical gifts for Christmas might conjure up images of stuffy aunts giving you woolen socks and pencils when you were a child, but there are practical yet enjoyable gifts you can give to others this holiday season. Give them something that they’ll not only use but they’ll love! Best of all, these gifts are made in the PA Wilds!

November 29, 2022

Shop Small Saturday and holiday sales at the PA Wilds Marketplace

To celebrate Shop Small Saturday and the joy of the holiday season, some of the shops on the PA Wilds Marketplace are offering special promotions! This includes the PA Wilds Conservation Shop offering a free Outdoor Discovery Atlas with any order of $35 or more, and Julie Mader is offering a free magnet with any order of a scarf until December 10, 2022.

November 21, 2022

New deals, products and artisan tours with the PA Wilds Makers Market, November 5-6

On November 5-6, tune in to ShopThePAWilds.com/pa-wilds-makers-market from anywhere to easily find products, services and experiences proudly made in the Pennsylvania Wilds. During the PA Wilds Makers Market, visitors to the PA Wilds Marketplace will be able to learn more about the PA Wilds artisans selling handmade wares.

October 30, 2022

Unique, unusual, off-the-wall products made in the PA Wilds

If you’re looking for a gift that’s as unique as the recipient, the PA Wilds Marketplace has plenty of products to choose from. These artisans create products that you can’t find in the big box stores, and they’re handcrafted with heart and soul. Check out these unusual gifts!

October 24, 2022

Spooky Earrings: Jabebo Makes Special Halloween and Autumn Jewelry

As the witching hour draws near and Halloween approaches on our calendars, Jabebo has been hard at work making especially spooky earrings for the autumn season. You'll find unique sets of crows with scarecrows, pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns, and even a pair of zombies!

October 17, 2022

Thoughtful gifts for teachers made in the PA Wilds

Whether you’re searching for gifts for a child’s elementary teacher, high school teacher, band director, art teacher or math tutor, the best gift is one that comes from the heart. A locally made gift for a teacher (including these gifts made in the PA Wilds) is more unique than one that comes from a big box store. Your handcrafted gift will stand out and show how much you care.

October 4, 2022

Four new makers join the PA Wilds Marketplace

We're proud to say that four new makers have recently joined the PA Wilds Marketplace! Please help us welcome Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company, Jillia Ceramics, Patterson Farms and TSW Games!

September 26, 2022

PA Wilds products for the fall season

Here in the PA Wilds, we’re fortunate to be able to experience the full beauty of each season: summers full of sunshine, the fall leaves and crisp autumn air, magical snow-covered winter landscapes and the blossoming of new life in spring. Appreciate each season for what it brings, and make new memories in nature with your family and friends. These products, which are all designed and made in the PA Wilds, will help you celebrate the arrival of fall.

September 22, 2022

The Pennsylvania State Park Passport Book

The PA State Parks Passport Book is your passport to adventure... 121 of them, in fact! This 135-page passport includes maps, a history of the state’s park and forest system, a brief description and most memorable feature of each state park and forest, and additional online resources.

September 12, 2022

PA Wilds Makers Market, November 5-6, offers virtual holiday shopping, deals and artisan studio tours

Get a head start on your holiday shopping and support PA Wilds artisans! On November 5-6, tune in to ShopThePAWilds.com from anywhere to easily find products, services and experiences proudly made in the Pennsylvania Wilds.

September 12, 2022