Don’t you wish there was just one ‘locally-owned’ store where you could shop for everyone on your list? From kids to grandparents, from the girly-girl to the guy that likes to get down and dirty? And not just talking ‘checking someone off the list’ but actually get your people gifts that they’ll be super excited about! Well, we found the spot: The General Store.

With so many departments, we’re confident you’ll be impressed by their inventory! Make sure you set aside a few hours to shop because their store is MASSIVE, and you’ll want time to see everything. There are treasures down every aisle. Trust us on this one! Plus, they just celebrated their 75th anniversary so obviously they’re doing something right!

Departments include…


Sporting Goods

The Fishing Hole





And more!

Let me start by giving you a little ‘cheat sheet’ listing what we’re thinking of getting our loved ones for Christmas this year from the General Store:

Husband – Blackstone griddle, Grill or Smoker, Hat/Beanie, Carhartt Flannel, Ski Goggles, New Snowblower, Shop-Vac.

Sister – Sherpa Blanket, Minnetonka Moccasins, Fun new office supplies.

Brother – Tool Kit, Dart Board, Osprey Hiking Backpack, Socks Galore, Fishing Gear.

Teenage Kids – Toboggan or sled, Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Snowsuit, Frisbee, Ski/Snowboarding Gear, Airsoft Kit, Sling Shot, Cowboy Boots, Star Wars Toys, Drone, Arts & Crafts, Legos, Carhartt Sweatshirt.

Kids – Toys, toys, and more toys! Crafts, Fishing Gear for kids, Barbies, Stuffed Animals, Clothing and shoes, candy for stocking stuffers, literally so many things to choose from!

Mom – Mason Jars for canning, Yeti Cooler, Cordless Vacuum, Kitchen Gadgets.

Dad – New Hiking Boots, Soda Stream, Levi’s Hat

Co-Workers – Yeti Bottles, new coffee mug

Teachers – Carhartt Lunch Box, gift card

Neighbors – Games, Booey’s Gourmet Sauce, Locally-made rubs.

Grandparent –Classic Shake Mixer, Blender, Toaster Oven, Whirley Pop (best gift ever!)

For your pets – plenty of new toys and treats to make sure your fur kids don’t feel left out on Christmas morning

If you’re still struggling with ideas, no one is ever sad to receive a gift card and get to shop for themselves!

Now, we’re going to break it down by department…


At The General Store… They love toys!

When I tell you think is the best selection of toys in town, I mean it! With deals and specials happening daily.

“For a long time at the General Store we have specialized in Toys for big people, but now we have the little people covered too! Our new toy department was born in October of 2020, and we are excited to fill a much-needed void in the Spokane area. We have one of the largest selections of Toys in the Inland NW. Games, Puzzles, Plush and more!”

With brands like Barbie, Lego, Star Wars, Play-Doh, Hot Wheels, Melissa & Doug, Marvel, Hasbro, Fisher-Price, Disney, Crayola, TY and that’s just the beginning!

And don’t think that the toy department is just for kids because they have an incredible selection of board/card games, arts & crafts, sports and outdoor play, vintage collectibles puzzles and collectibles.


Your next adventure awaits at The General Store

“Are you planning an outdoor adventure sometime soon? Check out [their] huge outdoor section. [They] have everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors. If you’re going kayaking, camping, snowboarding, sledding, hunting, disc golfing, inner tubing on the lake or snow shoeing through a Winter forest then we have you covered.”

Featuring brands like Camp Chef, Coleman, Gerber, Traeger, Weber and more.


Everything for your next big catch!

“Whatever your fishing [The General Store] has the pole, bait and lures that will assist you with your next big catch. Most of their outdoor staff happen to be avid fisherman and can provide some tips for those just starting out. They’ll lure you in with great deals and service as they pole you away from the competition.” [See what they did there?]

They even have poles and equipment for the kiddos that are tagging along!

Featuring brands like: Lew’s, Gerber, Yakima Bait, Mack’s Lure, Lamiglas, and Berkley.


“From Domestic to Import, The General Store Automotive Department offers a complete selection of Auto & Truck Parts, Auto Accessories, and Auto Service items for Spokane and surrounding areas. Known for kick-ass old school speed parts, the most knowledgeable auto counter staff in Spokane and the coolest engine displays you will see, The General Store has the parts you need.”

If you do your own maintenance, need a few accessories, or are a hardcore restorer, they have you covered! Whether you’re looking for batteries, brakes, tools, or shocks & struts, you’ll find it at the General Store and their experienced, professional staff can help you with projects of all sizes.


To the DIYer in your life… Consider your weekend project done

Since they have partnered with ACE Hardware, The General Store is able to bring you great deals on a huge selection of products to help on your next household project or even on the job site.

They have what you need to accomplish every household project you can dream of. And, if they don’t have it, they can usually order it for you!

The hardware department is extensive and well-staffed with knowledgeable employees to get you what you need.

Don’t even get us started on their BBQ section. Or do… I’ve officially added a Blackstone Griddle to my Christmas list!


Where’s the best place in Spokane to get clothing brands like Carhart, Under Armor, Wrangler, and Levi’s? The General Store!

You’ll find what you need to get back to school, gear up for your next hike, lay on the beach, or hit the slopes. Not only do they have you covered each season, but they’re the best place in Spokane to find a huge selection of the latest in technology in sturdy work wear from the best brands like KEY and Dickies.

From work boots and hiking boots, to sandals and tennis shoes. We carry top name brands like Levi’s, Under Armor, Carhartt, Wrangler, Georgia Boot, Merrel, Dickies and much more.


Find something that always fits with great team members there to give you expert advice.

Whether you’re in need of a good adventure shoe, work boot, something to wear at the river or lounging at the house, The General Store has you covered! Their shoe department has top brands like Timberland, Wolverine, Merrell, Georgia Boot, and many others.

Whatever your activity, they have something for you to wear while you do it. Including the cutest little cowboy boots we’ve ever seen!

Now, all you need to do is set aside a few hours and shop your heart out, knowing the whole while, you’re supporting a fantastic local business!

This post was created in partnership with The General Store Spokane.