Affordable gift shopping spots near CSUN

Jacqueline Kalisch

Shopping is already hard enough, but for CSUN students it will be a lot harder to find unique stores to buy gifts this holiday season. Lucky for you, the Sundial has you covered with a list of the coolest stores near the CSUN campus.

8834 Reseda Blvd
Northridge, CA 91324

1.0 mile away from CSUN

Orphaned CD’s is one of the few remaining record stores in the valley with an endless amount of music to choose from. They sell pre-owned music and movies at a bargain with prices for vinyls as low as $4 and CDs and DVD’s as cheap as $1. It is the unique gift to give this holiday season because when was the last time anyone bought anyone a CD?

Valley Skate and Surf

16914 Parthenia St
Northridge, CA 91343

2.0 miles away from CSUN

Valley Skate and Surf puts California back into CSUN’s name. They sell skateboards, roller skates, inline skates, surfboards, shoes and even brand clothing. They also have a friendly staff that is happy to help you choose. These products can go a long way as a cherished gift, especially in California. This holiday season do yourself a favor and give a gift that will be more fun than a car.

Mr. Stuff

19625 Parthenia St

Northridge, CA 91324

2.4 miles away from CSUN

Mr. Stuff is a store that looks like your neighbor’s garage sale. Anything you can think of is being sold for a fraction of its price. They sell items from vintage holiday decorations to tools that can fix your broken faucet. The possibilities are endless for gift ideas. You can spend days searching for the perfect gift because there is a lot of stuff, no pun intended.

Continental Comics

17032 Devonshire St
Northridge, CA 91325

2.9 miles away from California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

Continental Comics is just minutes from the CSUN campus. The store offers comic books from every corner, wall and shelf. It is the go-to store if you want someone to fall in love with you fast, especially if you hand them an issue of “The Walking Dead,” for a decent price. This holiday season surprise your partner or friend with a comic book or two.