From record shops to candle workshops, Downtown Richmond is full of local and small businesses ready to help you check off all the names on your holiday gift list. Take a look at our Holiday Gift Guide for a roundup of the best local shops for holiday gifts.
1312 Bainbridge Street | Manchester
A homebase for the engagement and enjoyment of cooking, eating, and elevating food culture within our community.
221A E. Clay Street | Jackson Ward
A place for makers, designers, and customers to come together and create, collaborate, and curate an inspired home.
211 W. Broad Street | Arts District
A home goods shop dedicated to artfully made, materials-focused objects sourced from independent makers and designers all over the world.
18 W. Broad Street | Arts District
This floral studio offers sustainable and unique flower design for any occasion, handmade pottery by talented local makers, and custom floral work for special events.
22 E. Broad Street | Arts District
Find useful and beautiful items amongst the trove of home accessories, kitchen tools, vintage art, plants, and decorative objects at this homeware and floral shop.
1 N. 2nd Street | Monroe Ward
Support local makers and smaller creators with thoughtfully sourced handmade and vintage goods at affordable prices. Browse a carefully curated selection of Richmond’s finest small business Christmas gifts throughout the season.
1311 E. Main Street | Shockoe Slip
A Black-owned, woman-owned bookstore that centers BIPOC authors and brands in an effort to uplift and support an often-silenced culture, offering a popular quarterly-delivered subscription box–perfect for the bibliophile on your list.
1312 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip
You’ll find enthusiastic booksellers happy to talk about their favorite books along with a quirky selection of cards, gifts, and more at this bookworm's oasis!
1716 E. Franklin Street | Shockoe Bottom
A seasonal pop-up shop where offerings include house plants, accessories, and workshops.
1714 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom
Richmonds only all-ceramics makers gallery with 10 ceramic studios and the work of over 30 local and regional ceramic artists. Richmond-crafted ceramics make perfect local Christmas gifts!
1321 1/2 E. Main Street | Shockoe Slip
Choose a vessel and one of 40+ custom candle scents while you sip drinks, wick up a candle, and finish with a custom label and a name you'll never forget!
115 N. 18th Street | Shockoe Bottom
A specialty store designed for the adventurous, this one-stop shop is known for its exclusive selection of curated long-distance cycling products and quality cycling accessories.
114 N. 2nd Street | Monroe Ward
As a consignment store for lightly used adventure wear and outdoor essentials, this spot makes outdoor adventure sustainable and accessible by selling quality used gear and apparel for less than the cost of buying new.
212 W. Broad Street | Arts District
A black-owned streetwear brand rooted in the intersection of arts, fashion, and culture.
315 W. Broad Street | Arts District
This menswear brand’s staple products include polo shirts, sweaters, sport coats, and accessories for any occasion.
104 W. Broad Street | Arts District
Inspired by curiosity, exploration, and community, this children's clothing retailer is a modern alternative to typical brands.
323 W. Broad Street | Arts District
An independent, woman owned boutique with a great selection of trendy tops, dresses, skirts, accessories, jewelry, gifts, and much more.
325 W. Broad Street | Arts District
As Richmond’s exclusive source for slow-philosophy pieces with lasting style and quality, this women's boutique offers clothing, accessories, and apothecary from small producers who have a passion for design and sustainable practices.
19 E. Broad Street | Arts District
This African-American, family-owned business has a persevered history of over a century and continues the tradition of watch repair and sale of fraternity and sorority paraphernalia and jewelry as they did when they opened their doors in 1900.
1802 E. Franklin Street | Shockoe Bottom
Browse natural products like bath bombs, hair care, skincare sets and more from this multicultural brand.
1321 1/2 E. Main Street Suite 113 | Shockoe Slip
Find serums, scrubs, hand and body washes, elixirs, and more at this Plant-based skincare and wellness shop .
12 N. 25th Street | Shockoe Bottom
This spa brings relaxation and rejuvenation to Richmond through sauna sessions and massages. Take advantage of their memberships and access their sauna 24/
1015 E. Clay Street | Court End
Explore books, jewelry, home accessories, children’s items, Richmond Christmas gifts, and much more at this museum store featuring a selection of unique products inspired by the city of Richmond, its history and the museum's rotating exhibits.
800 E. Broad Street | Financial District
Explore all sorts of gifts and collectables inspired by the rich history and culture of Virginia at one of the best local shops for Christmas.
207 W. Broad Street | Arts District
Find an assortment of gifts, Richmond collectables, books, and art at this gallery located inside of the Quirk Hotel.
616 E. Franklin Street | Financial District
A cornucopia of vintage clothing, jewelry, art, decor, lighting, furniture, ceramics, housewares, industrial design, ephemera, collectibles, and more, perfect for the antiquarian on your list!
400 W. Broad Street | Arts District
A downtown staple when it comes to thrifting, this thrift shop offers men’s and women’s clothing, home goods, and serves as an art space.
100 W. Broad Street | Arts District
Find the perfect piece for the man in your life at this upscale consignment store for men.
322 W. Broad Street | Arts District
A streetwear shop offering vintage t-shirts, sneakers, hats, sneaker cleaning services, and more.
318 W. Broad Street | Arts District
A creative hub offering premium streetwear, art, and photo/video production assistance.
117 W. Broad Street | Arts District
From equipment sales, rentals, expert repair, and rehearsal space, this shop has everything the music-lover on your list needs!
300 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward
This record shop carries shirts, stickers, patches, zines, books, and all sorts of other things to feed your ears and eyes!