Let’s face it. Most people’s wallets are emptier due to the recession. If you’re worried about how you’re going to pay for Christmas items this holiday season, take a step back and go over your budget first. After you know how much you can spend without putting yourself in a huge hole, buyer items cheaper then you normally would. For example, you can buy beautiful, thick wrapping paper from a department store for big bucks but instead of doing that; why not buy it somewhere else cheaper? The quality of the paper may not be the same but since it’s going to end up in the trash, it really is not that important if you have lower quality paper. This article will go over a few places in Bakersfield, California where you can buy Christmas wrapping paper for cheap.
Where to Find Cheap Christmas Wrapping Paper in Bakersfield, California #1: 99 Cent Store
There are several 99 Cent Stores in Bakersfield and during the holiday season, they have boxes full of wrapping paper. There is plain wrapping paper as well as wrapping paper that has popular cartoon characters on it like Winnie the Pooh and Scooby Doo. Since the 99 Cent Store is so popular, you should not go during a busy time like right before Christmas or when it’s payday in the afternoon. Try to go in the morning if you can. Click here to find a 99 Cent Store location near you.
Where to Find Cheap Christmas Wrapping Paper in Bakersfield, California #2: Walmart
Walmart is a pretty affordable store and that includes having good deals on wrapping paper. You can get a pack of 3 to 4 rolls of wrapping for $5 to $10 dollars. You can also buy single rolls. They have wrapping paper that ranges from fancy to fun themed. Walmart generally has their holiday items towards the garden center of the store so you can go in the back exit to generally get to the Christmas goodies sooner. Click here for a list of store locations in Bakersfield.
Where to Find Cheap Christmas Wrapping Paper in Bakersfield, California #3: Dollar Tree
The Dollar Tree is another great place to buy wrapping paper because everything in the store is just a buck. Every year they have several different types of wrapping paper that would be ideal for wrapping your presents in. Last year I bought some that had ornaments on it as well as some Christmas wrapping paper that had Dora the Explorer and Diego on it. They have a pretty wide selection as far as patterns go so you’re sure to find one that will work for you. There are several Dollar Trees in Bakersfield, on just about every part of town including Rosedale, Oildale, East Bakersfield, etc.
Where to Find Cheap Christmas Wrapping Paper in Bakersfield, California #4: Rad
Rad is a thrift store located at 20 Bernard St Bakersfield, CA 93305-3401. Surprisingly enough, they are a good place to go to buy cheap wrapping paper. They have a bin behind their counter that is filled with various kinds of wrapping paper rolls that you can buy at a discount price. Keep in mind that the selection will be small depending on what donations they have gotten so you won’t have wide selection to pick from.