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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Dec 12, 2019 02:10PM ● By The Hood Magazine

Child’s Play Toys  

Make Your Own Gingerbread House  

Continue the tradition-or start a new one- with this high-quality set. 2 silicone molds, spatula, frosting bottle, and recipes let you construct the best gingerbread home ever. 

Ages 6+ 

Price: $29.99 



Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History Zoo Membership 

Great Plains Zoo Membership 

Buy a zoo membership, receive the 13th month free! 

Price: $55 - $105 



Beauty Counter 

Rosewood Lip Trio 

One of our best-selling shades, done three ways. Formulated to nourish, color, and add shine to your lips—safely, of course. One by one, we are leading a movement to a future where all beauty is clean beauty. We are powered by people, and our collective mission is to get safer products into the hands of everyone. Why? It’s really this simple: beauty should be good for you.  

 Price: $49 



Washington Pavilion 

Pavilion Bucks 

Give the gift of a Washington Pavilion experience! Redeem Pavilion Bucks for Kirby Science Discovery Center and Visual Arts Center admission, Pavilion memberships and performances, tickets to the Wells Fargo CineDome and more. 

Price: $10+ 



Sylvan Learning Center 

Sylvan Learning 

Learning is a gift that lasts a lifetime! Give the gift of education to the student in your life. Whether your child needs a boost or a challenge, Sylvan can help. This holiday season, you can gift a special student in your life with tutoring from Sylvan. In November and December, book a FREE comprehensive educational assessment (a $95 value). Sylvan tutors can assist your student with homework, reading, math, writing, study skills and ACT/SAT prep. Mention ‘Hood magazine to get your free assessment.  

Ages: K-12 

Price: Starts at $49 per hour 




Children’s Museum of South Dakota 

Play Passes and Membership 

Play, create, and discover at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota where a child’s imagination takes them to a different place each time they visit. Climb the clouds and explore the prairie. Pick your own produce and stock the grocery shelves. Visit Mama T. Rex and her baby boy, Max.  

Price: $8+ 



Professional Bull Riders: Unleash The Beast First PREMIER Bank PREMIER Bankcard Invitational 

The bulls of the PBR are bucking back into town April 3-5, ready to take on the toughest athletes in the western world at the First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Invitational inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The weekend will heat up as fans watch adrenaline-charged 8-second rides and nerve-racking wrecks as the Top 35 bull riders face off against the rankest bulls in the business. 

PBR: Professional Bull Riders 

Price: $13+ 





Corduroy & Pixie Dust  

Magnetivity Building Play Sets  

Encourage kids to learn while they play with the Magnetivity Building Play Set from Melissa & Doug. This innovative magnetic tile playset encourages kids to learn and develop important S.T.E.M. skills through play. Includes magnetic panels in various shapes (large square, small square, rectangle, large triangle, small triangle), magnetic interactive panels, magnetic accessories, 5 wooden figures, and a base. 

Age: 4+ 

Price: $19.99-$49.99 



Sioux Falls Skyforce 

Flex Ticket Packages 

Give the gift of Skyforce fun with a Flex Ticket Package! Flex tickets can be used for any game in any combination, perfect for the family with a busy schedule who’s looking to build memories together. 

Price: $10+ 



Lanpher Chiropractic 


Relaxing 30-minute acupuncture sessions to work on stress, anxiety, depression, allergies, sinusitis, digestive disorders, sleep disorders, hormonal balancing and muscle/joint pain management. 

Price: $70/visit 




Great Bear Ski Valley 

Great Bear Gift Card 

Description: Give the gift of winter fun with a Great Bear gift card! Take the family tubing this holiday season. Learn how to ski or snowboard and hit the slopes with your friends! Gift cards are also good for concessions and souvenirs. Available in any amount and no expiration date!   

Ages 5+ 

Price: Available in any amount 


BrickHouse Creations  

Women’s and Children’s Accessories  

Give the gift of hand made this Holiday Season! Specializing in quality, lead and nickel free, women’s and children’s accessories. Affordable items ranging from the beloved leather earrings to hand stamped necklaces for all ages.  Handcrafted and designed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota since 2011.  Enter coupon code Hood5 for $5 savings!  

Price: $8+ 



SafeSplash Swim School  

Swim Lesson Gift Cards 

Swimming is a life skill. It enables a lifetime of opportunity and safety by learning the skill and joy of swimming! Adventures take many forms, including water skiing, wake boarding, diving, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling and surfing in a variety of locations from backyard pools, lake homes, and ocean beaches. Give the gift of life adventures with SafeSplash Gift Cards! Available in any amount. Stop in or call us at 605-202-3690 to get yours today 

6 months and older 

Price: $21+ 



Zzz Pal 

The Must-Have Pillow 

The Zzz Pal Pillow, invented by local Chiropractor Christine Duncan, makes for an ideal holiday gift for everyone. Its unique design with supportive neck roll keeps the neck and spine in proper alignment while in a reclining position. 

Price: $49.99 




Sky Zone Monthly Membership 

The BEST way to play at Sky Zone is here! If you are looking for Unlimited Jumps, Free Glow, Free Toddler Time, and Exclusive Member Only Events…we have just thing for you - A Sky Zone Membership! Get yours and join today! 

Price: $14.99 



Child’s Play Toys  

Clack! (need to add TM) 

Roll the dice, get a color and symbol- then scramble to stack up matching magnetic discs. Kids love the magnets, and the way they “clack” when they stack.  The player with the tallest stack wins. 

Ages 5-12 

Price: $17.99 


Wild Water West Waterpark 

2020 Season Pass Sale 

It’s time to start thinking about some fun-in-the-sun waterpark season passes for the 2020 summer season. Discount passes on sale until December 31st! Don’t miss out on South Dakota’s largest waterpark and only wave pool. 

Price: $74.95/person 


Fight The Frost 

Indoor Inflatable Carnival Beating the Winter Blues • W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds 

December 13-15, 2019 | Friday 3pm-9pm • Saturday 9am-9pm • Sunday 11am-5pm 

Kids of all ages enjoy three days of fun and jumping on inflatable obstacle courses, slides and bounce houses! Designated Kiddie Land for ages 5 & under! 

All Ages 

Price:All Day Play Wristbands: $8 for ages 5 & Under, $14 for ages 6 & Older, FREE Admission into the event for those not playing on the inflatable games 



Play Passes and Annual Memberships 

At Bloom, we take play pretty seriously. The indoor gym and play center provide your child with the large motor and sensory input they need to get through the day! Hop on over to the tiny town to nurture your child's creative side with pretend play and social exchanges. 

Price: $8+ 


Painted by Prairie  

Personalized Gifts  

Now open in the Empire Mall + Shop ONLINE too! We’re celebrating our 6th year. Check out our expanded line of personalized Christmas stockings, piggy banks and the largest variety of ornaments in the region. Great selection of Christmas gifts and stockings stuffers too. Personalized gifts and gifts with Personality.   

Price: Varies 



County Fair, Brandon 

8 for $88 

8 Pizza Ranch buffets, 8 $6 play cards, 8 wristbands for inflatables and play dome. This special includes a free table reservation and space for 2 hours! 

Ages 4 to 8 

Price: $88 


Child’s Play Toys  

Lego® Disney  (need to put in trademark sign) – 

Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace 

Recreate Elsa’s beautiful ice palace and see what adventures she and Anna have in store for Olaf today. Remember to keep away from any snow monsters! 

Ages 6-12 

Price: $79.99 



Disney on Ice 

Worlds of Enchantment  

Be dazzled by four favorite Disney stories LIVE ON ICE at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment! See the Disney and Pixar Cars crew race across the ice; dive into undersea fun with The Little Mermaid’s Ariel; join the adventures of Buzz, Woody and the Toy Story gang; and journey with Anna, Elsa and Olaf of Disney’s Frozen to discover true love! 

Price: $20+ 


All American Gymnastics Academy 

Open Gym Fun 

Little All Stars Open Gym play! Buy two punch cards, get one free. Total of 30 punches! 

Ages walking to 6 

Price: $140 





Start a holiday tradition! Stollen is a traditional German holiday bread with currants, golden raisins, almonds and candied fruit to fill each bite with bright citrus flavors. Each loaf is baked until golden brown and topped with a light dusting of sweet powdered sugar. Baked fresh right here in South Dakota, Breadsmith’s Stollen is the perfect breakfast treat or holiday party host gift. Call or stop in to reserve yours today. 

Price: $16.89 




Warmies® Plush are the world's best-selling heatable soft toys. These super popular adorable designs are not only fun playthings, they provide hours of comfort and are loved by all ages. Warmies are gently scented with French lavender that is known for its wonderful fragrance and calming characteristics. Warmies are suitable for all ages. 

Age: All Ages 

Price: $19.99 


Washington Pavilion 

Membership Special for the Holidays! 

Enjoy 20% off new or renewing memberships between Nov 1 and Dec 31 at your Washington Pavilion. Enjoy the flexible benefits of membership. 

Price: $60+ 



Visions Eye Care + Therapy Center 

Ray-Ban Youth Sunglasses 

Discover the latest Ray-Ban sunglasses for kids. With that same great style, in the perfect size and designed specifically for kids – you can choose from classic to trendy frames and lenses. Available in prescription and non-prescription lenses. 

Price: $60+ 



Monster Jam  

Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam is the most approachable, fan-friendly sport in the world today, with loyal lifelong fans who crave bigger, faster and louder experiences. 

Price: $15+ 




No Pillows, No Sheets, No Mess! Kids love forts! The AirFort makes it even better, sets up and cleans up in minutes. Fun for the whole family! 

Age: All Ages 

Price: $49.99 



The Maker’s Nook 

T.L.C. Monthly Membership 

Let your little one get creative during our T.L.C. (Toddlers Love Crafting) hours with an unlimited toddler-time monthly membership. Your child(ren) will be able to spend time doing imaginary play and fun themed hands-on projects during our toddler sessions. 

Ages 1-5 

Price: $50 



Scheels Ice Plex 

Stockings Stuffers 

The SCHEELS Iceplex has something for everyone on your list: Gift cards, Open skate passes, Stick-n-Puck passes, Season passes for individuals and families, Youth Skate pass – 10 sessions for $40, Adult Skate Pass – 10 sessions for $60.Fun for all ages, open year-round, book your next family outing, birthday party or school event. 

Price: $5+ 


Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Office/Midco Aquatic Center  

Gift Cards & Splash Passes  

Park and Rec Gift Cards and Splash Passes are available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation Office or at the Midco Aquatic Center during normal hours of operation. Let your recipient purchase a swim pass, swim lessons, participate in a variety of fitness classes, or choose from a wide array of fun activities offered through Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation.  

Price: $5-$300  




Skate City 

$10-Off Birthday Package 

Skate City is offering $10 off any birthday party package when you book in November or December 2019. Pick any month you’d like to have the birthday party within the next year. Filling out online? Use HOODBD to get the discount! 

Price: $10 off birthday package 



Nothing Bundt Cakes 

These amazingly moist and delicious cakes are baked fresh daily, on site, and available in four sizes and 10 flavors, which can be packaged to make the perfect gift for any occasion. With over 40 different decorations and unique boutique style gifts throughout the bakery, you are sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! 

Price: $5-$40 





Code Ninjas 

Build Video Games.  Learn to Code. Have a Blast! 

In our core program, kids 7-14 have a blast building awesome video games and developing ninja coding skills on the path from white to black belt. Kids learn to code at their own pace through an engaging game-based curriculum. Drop-in at your convenience during our weeknight and Saturday student hours. Give a memorable experience this holiday season by giving the gift of FUN! Gift cards are now available, call or stop-in for additional details. 

Age range (if applies): 7- 14 

Price: Varies 




Brio Pinball 

An exciting mix of beautiful design and ingenious features, it promises many hours of fun. The metal ball is not the only similarity with our well-known labyrinth. The same balance, patience and finger skills will truly come in handy. Good luck! 

Age: 6+ 

Price: $49.99 




Karl’s TV Audio & Appliance 

Excelsior Laundry Detergent 

We have the cleaning power of whitener, brightener, and softener all-in-one item!  Only one tablespoon of detergent is needed per load and only two tablespoons for regular washers! With the 5 liter Box, you can do up to 333 loads and you know what…we also throw in a bottle of our fabulous stain remover! With Excelsior, you can save about $177 in 6 months. Regularly $79.99 – Save TIME AND NOW $$$$ 

Price: $59.96 


Julie Prairie Photography  

Fireside Chat Session  

We can’t wait to see you for our annual Fireside Chat Session. We have special gift and card collection pricing perfect for Christmas gift giving. Nov 22+23 and by appointment.  

Amount: Varies 



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