Hosting Holiday Dinners with Local Makers

If you’re playing host to friends and family for the holidays this year, you’ll need to do some planning. Luckily, our community is filled with local merchants to help you pull off the perfect dinner party or cocktail soiree. Count on these local businesses to provide you with the most perfect decor, from floral arrangements to glassware. Whether you plan to hire a catering service or cook everything yourself, these local businesses are the places to go.

  1. The Festive Kitchen


    The Festive Kitchen is one of Dallas’ premier caterers for events, weddings, and “take home catering” with an eye for creativity and defined as “recognizable gourmet”, 

  2. CT Provisions Cocktail Parlor & Kitchen


    Come and enjoy a great atmosphere combined with food and drink to celebrate the Holidays, featuring the only walk-up bar in McKinney!

  3. Kuby's Sausage House


    Artistic creativity coupled with years of culinary training make Kuby’s catering a unique treat for any occasion, from box lunches to holiday dinners.

  4. Concetta's Italian Kitchen


    If you want to add an Italian flare to your Holiday celebration, Concetta's Italian Kitchen can take all the stress off of you!

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    Old Town Market


    Family owned Old Town Market has fresh, high-quality choice cuts of meats for your next dinner party.

  6. Famous In Oregon


    If you want to spruce up your home for visitors, try adding fresh flowers and plants from shops, such as Famous in Oregon in Prosper.

  7. Foxtrot Market


    Foxtrot Market is a fancy corner market with chef-prepared meals, wine & local goods, plus under-an-hour delivery. Curated goods, everyday necessities, local classics and new favorites. 

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    Priceless Caterings


    Looking for someone to provide the food for your holiday event? Large or small, Priceless Caterings does it all.

  9. Spice And Tea Merchants Of Mckinney


    Add a little, or a lot, of spice to your Holiday events and dinners. Over 180 spices and 150 teas might do it!

  10. Dr. Delphinium Designs + Events


    Dr. Delphinium is in the business of beautifully-crafted works of floral art. Shop fresh-cut stems, arrangements, plants and orchids, gifts and candles. 



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    Flower Mound Farmers Market


    Flower Mound Farmers Market is a great place to find fresh produce, baked goods and other items to create the perfect holiday dinner.

  12. Blue Print


    A furniture boutique offering a wide array of high-end antiques, modern light fixtures, art and accessories to help designers and design-lovers create beautiful, one-of-a-kind spaces.

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    The Flour Shop Bakery


    Make the holidays sweeter with something decadent from The Flour Shop Bakery. Order the perfect desert for your upcoming event!

  14. Park Cities Petals


    The freshest, most beautiful blooms possible.  Specializing in daily deliveries, weddings, corporate events, and intimate gatherings. 

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    Painted Tree Vintage Market Highland


    Looking for a décor piece to make your event sparkle? The Painted Tree has plenty of options. 

  16. Trova Wine + Market


    A cozy, stylish, wine shop and bar selling a carefully curated selection of wines from around the world, as well as a small selection of local foodstuffs.

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    Megan's Lifestyle Boutique


    You’re all set to host a fabulous event, but what to wear? Megan’s Lifestyle Boutique in the Shops at Highland Village has you covered.

  18. Uncommon Market


    One of the premier European antique stores is located in the Dallas Design District; filled with unique finds, lighting, and home decor.

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    Flourish Flowers & Gifts


    No dinner party is complete without a stunning floral arrangement for the table. Flourish Flowers & Gifts can create the perfect holiday centerpiece for your special event.

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    Swoozie's has everything you didn't know you needed! They carry a large assortment of gifts, tableware & designer stationery.

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    What's On Tap


    What’s On Tap has libations for every guest – from seasonal craft beers to ciders and root beers. Purchase a growler or two for your gathering.

  22. Dallas Fine Wine & Spirits


    For the perfect bottle of wine to celebrate a special occasion, send as a gift, or make a great new addition to your collection.

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    You’ve got the food lined up, but now you need a beautiful charcuterie board, some wine glasses and a holiday platter. Home goods to the rescue!