‘Tis the Season for A Gift Experience


The purpose of gift-giving is about giving something you know those in your life would enjoy.  If we have learned anything these past few years going through the pandemic is how much we value time, connections and being together with our loved ones.

Providing the important people in your life an experience that creates a memory,  you can’t put a price tag on that.  

The Experience of Laughter is The Best Gift

There is a lot of research that shows that laughter is something we all benefit from and it doesn’t cost a dime.  Getting friends and family together gets those feel-good endorphins flowing and inevitably laughter ensues.  

At the holidays, there are a ton of ways to inexpensively get a group together: by hosting a potluck dinner, going for a hike/walk or sledding/ice skating, driving around looking at holiday lights, baking cookies, or playing cards or board games.  

Experience Gifts Come In All Shapes and Sizes

Aside from gathering at the holidays, you can also give the gift of “experience”.  Gifting an experience doesn’t need to break your budget.  There are plenty of options out there with a variety of price points. From virtual workshops and classes to nature adventures and day trips.

Food tours, museum subscriptions, and in-person and online classes are all great experience gifts for people who are hard to shop for and all of them offer adventurous moments, unique explorations, or an opportunity to learn something new.

Here are a few of the Vaida team’s favorite experience gifts that you could give this holiday season.

For adults

Taste of the Twin Cities Tours and Food/Beverage Experiences

Class Pass- Minneapolis Fitness/Pilates/Yoga Classes

Cooks of Crocus Hill Cooking Classes 

CozyMeal Private Chef Experiences

Drive Share Minneapolis  Classic Car Rentals

Havenly  Interior Design Gifting

Master Class Subscription (over 15 categories and 180 classes to choose from)

For Kids

IFly Flight Experience

Art Classes for Kids by Primerry

Minnesota State Park Passport Program

Here is a comprehensive list of experience gifts for kiddos by Modern Minimalism.

For Families

National Park Pass  

Minnesota SmART Pass

Movie Passes

Game Show Battle Rooms/Minneapolis

Come By for Your Vaida Experience

Scheduling your chiropractic, nutrition, physical therapy, acupuncture, massage and reiki needs at Vaida we like to say is a self-care experience.  

So be sure you come and visit with us and make time to keep your body in alignment, relaxed and optimally balanced for all of the hustle and bustle that is required during  this wonderful time of the year.


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