Support your favorite small and independent businesses in Champaign by purchasing gift cards. Gift cards provide a much needed cash advance, no strings attached, for small businesses during while CU residents shelter-in-place. Purchase gift cards for upcoming birthdays, Mother’s Day, special meals, and more!
Please join us on Saturday, April 25 for a Shop Local Champaign Gift Cards! Purchase gift cards online from select businesses or give them a call
HEALTH & WELLNESS
BodyWork Associates | Downtown
BodyWork Associates strives to bring effective and efficient relief to people with muscular discomfort and pain. They see massage therapy as a direct, hands-on way to deal with muscular aches and pains that make life difficult. Gift cards available online at https://www.bodyworkassociates.com/giftcards.
ATTRACTIONS & ENTERTAINMENT
Orpheum Children’s Science Museum | Downtown
The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum inspires, engages, and educates children through exploration of science and the arts. The Orpheum serves families, children, and schools through exhibits, programs, field trips, special events, and parties. Message them on social media (Facebook) or email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase a gift card. Gift cards will be delivered in the mail.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Big Grove Tavern | Downtown
A classic tavern with a modern twist, Big Grove Tavern strives to welcome both the local and traveler alike as if they are family. Hungry? Curb-side pickup is available. Gift cards available online at https://biggrovetavern.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php.
Blind Pig Brewery | Downtown
Gift cards available for pick-up at Blind Pig Brewery. Call ahead Mon – Sat, 1 – 8 pm, at 217-398-5133
BrewLab Coffee | Campustown
BrewLab Coffee provides quality coffee drinks combining craft and taste, brewed to bring people together. Their mission is to create a space where quality coffee is brewed, stories are shared, and the lives of those in the community are enriched. Gift cards available online at https://www.brewlab.coffee/
Farren’s Pub & Eatery | Downtown
Gift cards available over the phone everyday, 11 am – 8 pm, at 217-359-6977
Fiesta Cafe | Midtown
Gift cards available over the phone at 217-352-5902, Mon – Fri, 11 am – 9 pm and Sat – Sun, 11 am – 10 pm.
Hamilton Walker’s | Downtown
Hamilton Walker’s weaves premium ingredients, time-honored recipes, traditional culinary crafts, classic 1940s Hollywood ambiance, and exceptional service into a vivid dining experience for every taste and preference.Gift cards available online at https://www.toasttab.com/hamilton-walker-s/giftcards.
Just BEE Acai | Downtown
Just BEE Acai is a mobile food truck unit offering a selection of locally-sources, wholesome, on-the-go meal options, specializing in a line of signature acai bowls. Gift cards available online at https://www.giftfly.com/shop/just-bee-aa-llc.
Kung Fu Tea | Campustown
Kung Fu Tea specializes in made-to-order tea, milk, and fruit-based beverages. They also offer a wide selection of drink toppings including bubbles, beans, jellies, and pudding. Food options include poke bowls and sushi burritos. Digital gift cards available online through the Kung Fu Tea app at www.kungfutea.com.
Manzanella’s ‘s Italian Patio | Midtown
Gift cards available over the phone at 217-352-7624. Gift cards can be picked up at the restaurant or mailed.
Pour Bros. Craft Taproom | Downtown
Pour Bros. Craft Taproom features a “pour-your-own” tap wall so you can enjoy a constantly-rotating selection of craft beer, cider, mead, and wine, paying by the ounce. The taproom also offers a large selection of cocktails, a game room, weekly live music, and an outdoor beer garden. Gift cards available online at https://www.pourbrostaproom.com/gift-cards/pour-bros-gift-card
L M Thomas Group | Out-of-district
L M Thomas Group releases organizations and their leaders to grow strategically through a full menu of business consulting services. Gift cards available online at https://lmthomasgroup.com/gift-card-promotion. Then, call 217-352-1207. 10% off the cost of services for the portion covered by the gift card. Or email email@example.com with name, phone number, and gift card amount requested.
RETAIL & SHOPPING
Bella Mia Boutique | Out-of-district
Gift cards available online at https://squ.re/2xTcAfw.
Circles Boutique | Downtown
An independently-owned boutique in the heart of Champaign, Circles offers classic and eclectic pieces for any woman to spice up her wardrobe. Gift cards available online at https://circlesboutique.com/products/gift-certificates or call ahead Tue – Sat, 10 am – 1 pm at 217-359-2195.
Dandelion Vintage | Downtown
Dandelion Vintage offers a wide range of vintage clothing, accessories, books, and more. Freshen up your wardrobe with a statement piece from the past! Gift cards available online at http://squareup.com/gift/HJMG1QSFD8DFJ/order
Fleurish | Downtown
Gift cards available over the phone at 217-607-0015. Gift cards can be picked up or mailed. Stay tuned for information about e-gift cards.
Furniture Lounge | Downtown
Furniture Lounge is your one-stop retro shop, specializing in mid-century modern furniture, home décor, vintage clothing, and records since 2002. Gift cards available online at https://squareup.com/gift/3N0CW97CHDMKV/order
Habitat for Humanity ReStore | Midtown
Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a construction business, retail operation, and lender which sells used furniture, construction materials, and household goods. Gift cards available online at https://squareup.com/gift/GN2DCMH80EGFM/order.
Jane Addams Book Shop | Downtown
Jane Addams Book Shop is a locally-owned, independent bookstore that has been in business since 1984. There is a book for everyone with more than a hundred different sections for adults and children. Gift cards available online at https://janeaddamsbooks.secure-chrislands.com/shopgiftcards.
Live Action Games | Downtown
Live Action Games is Champaign-Urbana’s largest independently-owned vintage video game store. Gift certificates are available for purchase curbside at the store or online via our social media pages (FB, Instagram, Twitter). Call 217-359-4263 or message for other options!
Plant Mode | Midtown
Plant Mode is a small, indoor plant shop that offers retail, design, and installation services. They focus specifically on indoor plant life and care. Gift cards available online at https://squareup.com/gift/ZTA5TPFVG2RYD/order.
Ten Thousand Villages | Downtown
Ten Thousand Villages is a fair-trade retailer of artisan-crafted home décor, personal accessories, and gift items from across the globe. Artisans receive a fair price for their work, cash advances, prompt final payment, and long-term buying relationships. Gift cards available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, messaging Facebook or Instagram Instagram (@villages_champaign) or by phone at at 217-352-8200. Gift cards will be delivered in the mail.
Walnut Street Tea Co. | Downtown
Walnut Street Tea Co. is a specialty retail store focusing on tea, coffee, and related gifts and accessories. They feature over 100 bulk tea options on their Tea Wall and over 40 varieties of bulk gourmet coffee beans that can be ground to order. Gift cards available online at https://www.walnutstreettea.com/store/p285/Walnut_Street_Tea_Gift_Card.html
Written by Xander Hazel, Executive Director of the Champaign Center Partnership. Updated April 27, 2020.