Local Businesses You Can Support for the Holidays in High Desert, CA

Local business is what gives our community its personality. It is what sets us apart, keeps us vibrant, and flavors our everyday life. Sure, shopping on Amazon is easy but trust us, they will be fine if you choose to spend your dollars elsewhere.  

This holiday season, more than ever before, we all need to come together to support local business. We’ve rounded up some of our local favorites that you can support this year. Your support could be the difference in these businesses keeping their doors open.

Snapology Class
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Give the gift of play with Snapology! Snapology believes kids are meant to learn through play. Children can participate in classes, camps, workshops, and/or birthday parties- in-person and virtually- focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Snapology engages children ages 1-14 using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex and technology. Kids all ages can build, experiment, and solve problems while having fun!

Food from Viva Maria
Photo courtesy of Viva Maria

Viva Maria

Support a family owned business and enjoy delicious, authentic Mexican food at Viva Maria.Viva Maria prides themselves on the highest standards of food and customer service. Stop by on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the $1.25 taco special or Sundays for a Champagne Brunch from 9:30am - 2pm. There is a full bar to serve your favorite drinks alongside the delicious food.

Flight from Oak Hills Brewery
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Oak Hills Brewery

Oak Hills Brewery is a great place to get delicious tasting beer. Oak Hills Brewery is locally owned and operated by two entrepreneurs that engineer their recipes for the best possible taste and quality. Not quite ready for in-person drinking? Two liter growlers are available for purchase for off-site consumption. They also sell kegs for parties, events, and restaurants. Oak Hills Brewery is a family friendly establishment and encourages you to bring the whole family. They make our own sodas here as well for kids to try.

Photo courtesy of Taris Jewelry & Watch Repair

Taris Jewelry & Watch Repairs

Taris Jewelry & Watch Repairs is a family owned business that has been serving the community for over 28 years.  Their services include watch repairs, watch batteries, engraving, jewelry repairs, ing sizing, eyeglass repairs, stone replacing, and more. Plus Taris also has a variety of beautiful jewelry available for purchase. Make this holiday season special with a gift from Taris Jewelry & Watch Repairs.

Coffee beans
Photo courtesy of Tonyan Coffee Roasters

Tonyan Coffee Roasters

If you love fresh coffee, you need to check out Tonyan Coffee Roasters. At Tonyan Coffee Roasters, they believe coffee should be roasted fresh, purchased fresh, enjoyed fresh. They choose organic and fair trade ingredients, exclusively, and sustainable approaches to the bags, cups, and straws. Order fresh beans online or stop in store for a delicious cup of coffee today!

We understand times are tough and not everyone can afford to financially support local business. But, there are plenty of free ways to support these businesses too.

·      Follow them on social media

·      Share a review on google or Facebook if you have loved their service in the past

·      Sign up for their newsletters

·      Share their information with your social circle