Holiday Shopping in La Jolla

Holiday shopping in La Jolla, or in the town’s Village, is ideal for finding unique gifts for friends and family.  The streets are lined with antique shops and art galleries, allowing shoppers to pick one-of-a-kind pieces for gifts that are sure to be cherished.  There are also a variety of boutique clothing stores and consignment shops that offer unique and vintage gift options for children, men and women.

Some of the shopping highlights of downtown La Jolla are the beautiful jewelers that feature handcrafted items made from local materials.  Many jewelers highlight classic, contemporary and vintage styles that include precious stones and metals including gold, white gold, silver and platinum.  From pendants to rings, there is sure to be a stunning piece that is perfect for your loved one and will make the holiday one to remember.

For early holiday celebrations, be sure to stop by one of the La Jolla florists and pick up a bouquet or flower arrangement as a gift to enhance any holiday environment.  With a variety of arrangements to choose from, you can also add certain flowers or decorations for a touch of holiday flare.  Many florists have holiday delivery available with ready to go flower arrangements that can be sent for a flat rate.

If you’re in town visiting family for the holidays and staying at one of the local La Jolla hotels, you are also located in close proximity to the local shopping scene.  In addition to the many unique vintage stores, the area is overflowing with gift shops.  Visitors can choose from stores including stationary and bookstores, high end specialty boutiques, as well as souvenir shops, ideal for individuals looking to commemorate their holiday trip.

With the holidays just around the corner, the downtown La Jolla district is already awaiting holiday shoppers.  The streets, decorated with lights, ornaments and various holiday trinkets for the town’s annual celebration and parade, allow visitors to enjoy the holiday spirit early during their shopping experience.  Use our La Jolla shopping directory to browse some of the shops and stores and begin your holiday shopping.

Toys For Tots | La Jolla

Toys for Tots

We are happy to announce that this year La Jolla Blue Book will be an official drop off location for Toys for Tots. The Toys for Tots Program is run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve and distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas.

The mission: “to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.”

The stated goal: “deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.”

Drop off your new-unwrapped toy at our office location,
7911 Herschel Ave Ste 205
La Jolla, CA 92037

Thank you for your support!

La Jolla Cove Gifts

La Jolla Blue Book presents our latest “Quiet on the Set” video featuring La Jolla Cove Gifts.

A quaint and affordable gift shop, La Jolla Cove Gifts offers a variety of La Jolla and San Diego souvenirs.

La Jolla Gifts is located one block from beautiful La Jolla Cove beach and has been at its current location since 1995. This gift shop is a must stop for many La Jolla visitors from all over the world for affordable San Diego and La Jolla custom and souvenir t-shirts and knickknacks.

A gift shop that won’t break the bank, La Jolla Cove Gifts offers a wide array of La Jolla and San Diego t-shirts and sweatshirts in both adult and child sizes and which range in price from $5.00-$18.99. In addition, there are other affordable La Jolla and San Diego souvenirs for sale including hats and caps, magnets, key chains, postcards, mugs, shot glasses, signs and picture frames.

For more information, please visit La Jolla Cove Gifts or contact them at,

8008 Girard Ave Ste 120
La Jolla, CA 92037
858-454-2297

For more information about gift stores in La Jolla please visit our La Jolla Gifts guide.