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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Hours and Ideas

Still haven't finished your holiday shopping? Here are a few ideas, plus Christmas Eve store hours in Brandon.

Wondering if you'll have enough time to buy those last-minute Christmas gifts?

Don't fret! Patch is here to help.

Here's a rundown of closing hours for local stores on Christmas Eve.

Can you make it by noon?

  • Maybe you've already finished your shopping and are just looking for the finishing touches to make this Christmas perfect. If flowers are on the agenda, try to make it to , 1500 North Parsons Ave., by noon. 813-685-4007.

Can you make it by 3 p.m.? Try these stores:

  • Browse instruments and music books for the musician in your family at , 402 Oakfield Dr. 813-685-5998.
  • A wide variety of used kids stuff, from toys, books, furnishings and clothing are available at , 752 West Lumsden Rd. 813-654-8813

 Can you make it by 4 p.m.? Try these stores:

  • Pick up a last-second jewelry item at , 664 Oakfield Dr. 813-689-8124.
  • Browse comic books and comic memorabilia for the superhero fanatic in your life at , 714 West Lumsden Rd. 813-653-4111.
  • If you're looking for an item to please an outdoor nut such as scuba gear or hunting equipment, visit Woods and Water, 105 South Moon Ave. 813-684-0122.

Can you make it by 5 p.m.? Try these stores:

  • Whether it's electronics, appliances or maybe just a DVD, Best Buy, 116 Grand Regency Blvd., is a good place to find it. 813-643-1700.
  • Browse a wide variety of pipes, rolling machines and cigarette papers to go with your favorite tobacco at , 948 West Brandon Blvd. 813-381-3812. 

Can you make it by 6 p.m.? Try these stores:

  • When all else fails, worry not. The can meet all your shopping needs, 459 Brandon Town Center Mall, 813-661-6255.
  • If you haven't been able to find that perfect bag for the lady in your life, try Judy's Handbags Boutique, 210 South Kings Ave. 813-643-4104.
  • Browse a variety of shoes and clothing accessories such as belts, ties, watches and purses at , 951 West Brandon Blvd. 813-571-9266.
  • Get your loved ones ready for the impending cold of January with a trip to Burlington Coat Factory, 955 West Brandon Blvd. 813-662-9955.
  • , 11335 Causeway Blvd, is holding a 36-hour sale ending at closing of Saturday evening. For more information, call 813-654-7500. 
  • If you're looking for used sporting goods, stop into , 744 West Lumsden Rd. 813-661-4141. 

Can you make it 8 p.m.? Try these stores:

  • Value clothing may be your best chance at last gasp shopping. Visit , 135 Brandon Town Center Dr. 813-654-2646.
  • Browse a number of different styles and last-second sales items at , 2530 West Brandon Blvd. 813-662-2961.
  • Take care of all your gaming needs at , 11025 Causeway Blvd. 813-657-1611.

Do you know of any other local business that will offer extended hours on Christmas Eve? Tell us in the comments section below.

C. Haynes December 23, 2011 at 06:04 PM
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