Shop Local: The 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Downtown Richmond
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The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Downtown Richmond

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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.

For the Homebody

For the Homebody


1312 Bainbridge Street | Manchester

A homebase for the engagement and enjoyment of cooking, eating, and elevating food culture within our community.

Field Floral

311 W. Broad Street | Arts District

A contemporary floral shop offering custom floral creations for events, weddings, and the everyday.

Green Vibes RVA

1716 E. Franklin Street | Shockoe Bottom

Green Vibes RVA offers house plants, accessories, home decor and workshops.

Hound Paint Co.

215 W. 7th Street | Manchester

Hound Paint Co. is a one-stop paint shop with made-to-last, eco-friendly paints you can find at their storefront, purchase online or pick-up curbside.

Rushing Blooms

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.

Shockoe Bottom Clay

1714 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

At Shockoe Bottom Clay, you'll find handmade ceramics like mugs, decor and more from local and regional artists.

Studio Two Three

109 W. 15th Street | Manchester

Nonprofit arts center with studio access for artists of all levels, plus classes, exhibits & a shop.

Whilom Goods

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.

For the Hobbyist

For the Hobbyist

The Book Bar

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.

Dog House Cat

5 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Dog House Cat is Downtown Richmond's store for pets and their people.

Fountain Bookstore

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!

Graybo's Sports Cards

214 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Whether you are looking for graded singles, raw cards or wax, Graybo's provides the ultimate experience and community for sports card collectors, both in person and online.

Green Vibes RVA

1716 E. Franklin Street | Shockoe Bottom

A seasonal pop-up shop where offerings include house plants, accessories, and workshops.

Quirk Gallery

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.

Shockoe Bottom Clay

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!

Wick + Sip Candle Lounge

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!

For the Adventurer

For the Adventurer

Journeyman's Adventure Company

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.

Trail Hut

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.

For the Trendsetter

For the Trendsetter


212 W. Broad Street | Arts District

A black-owned streetwear brand rooted in the intersection of arts, fashion, and culture.

En Theos

211 W. Broad Street | Arts District

A mobile clothing pop up turned brick and mortar.

Little Nomad

104 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Inspired by curiosity, exploration, and community, this children's clothing retailer is a modern alternative to typical brands.

Mod + Soul

An independent, woman owned online 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.

Waller + Co Jewelers

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.

For the Self-Care Obsessed

For the Self-Care Obsessed

Adiva Naturals

1802 E. Franklin Street | Shockoe Bottom

Browse natural products like bath bombs, hair care, skincare sets and more from this multicultural brand.

AnoMa Beauty Supply

1625 Hull Street | Manchester

AnoMa Beauty Supply’s mission is to change the beauty narrative by supplying men, women and children with affordable, natural beauty products.

Maven Made

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 .

Prism Sauna Spa

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/

For the History Buff

For the History Buff

Elegba Folklore Society

101 E. Broad | Arts District

Shop African and African American art, jewelry, textiles, clothing, and other artisanal creations that celebrate and reflect the rich heritage of the African diaspora.

The Valentine Museum Store

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.

The Virginia Shop at the Library of Virginia

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.

For the One-of-a-kind Collector

For the One-of-a-kind Collector

5th + Main

422 E. Main Street | Monroe Ward

A blend of nostalgia and style, where a curated collection of vintage items, enchanting home decor, and unique special gifts awaits.

Bradley's Antiques

101 E. Main Street | Monroe Ward

Nestled in a quiet block of Main Street, Bradley’s Antiques offers a knowledgeable staff and eclectic mix of antiques.

Capitol Vintage

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!

Circle Thrift

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.

It's A Man's World

100 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Find the perfect piece for the man in your life at this upscale consignment store for men.

Retroactive Antiques

1711 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Charming storefront with a carefully curated collection of unique and eclectic items that transport you back in time


322 W. Broad Street | Arts District

A streetwear shop offering vintage t-shirts, sneakers, hats, sneaker cleaning services, and more.

For the Concert-goer

For the Concert-goer

Barky's Record Shop

18 E. Broad Street | Arts District

You’ll find a large gospel selection and hard-to-find CDs, DVDs and vinyl at Barky’s Record Shop.


318 W. Broad Street | Arts District

A creative hub offering premium streetwear, art, and photo/video production assistance.

Metro Sound and Music Company

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!

Vinyl Conflict

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!

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