Don't panic! The perfect last minute holiday gifts for Bay Area friends and family

12/20/2016 06:55 am ET | Updated Dec 21, 2016

The holiday season is upon us and we thought it’d be a great idea to come up with a list of last minute, holiday gifts for those who live in the Bay Area. Instead of giving your loved ones a year’s worth of Soylent or an Apple Watch, why don’t you consider these meaningful last minute holiday gifts instead.

Dedicate a light on the San Francisco Bay Bridge to someone. Be a part of the city!

Forget VR (because who really needs to pee virtually?), check out art IRL.

Because Uber or Lyft shouldn’t be the only option in the city

For those who can crack codes but not jokes

Who doesn’t like affordable DYI classes

These gifts also support local Bay Area companies and organizations.

This should inspire all of us to think beyond the material experience during this season of gift giving! Some of you leave it late.... but it’s better late than never!

Disclaimer: I’m on the board of Illuminate, the non-profit that brought us the Bay Lights

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