Local Gifts

From Carytown to Short Pump, Westhampton to Midlothian, the Richmond region is bursting with local retailers, handmade specialty items, and personalized gifts that add to the city’s distinct character. Charming without a doubt, these local purveyors make gift giving an art – offering boundless options that you truly won’t find anywhere else.

Our 2018 Gift Guide features unique gifts at every price point– from peanuts to diamonds, literally. Sure, you could stay home and order a gift online – but anyone can do that. A locally sourced gift shares a little bit of our treasured city with those for whom you’re shopping. 

Still not sure what to get those on your list? You’re in luck. Beyond their unique offerings, one of the best parts about shopping small is the people. Often armed with years of experience, expertise, and suggestions, the teams behind local retailers are eager to help you wow people come Christmas morning.

They say that when you support small businesses, you are supporting a dream. But you’re also supporting your community. For every $100 you spend at a local business, $68 is returned into the community as opposed to $43 when you shop at a chain retailer according to the American Independent Business Alliance.

This holiday season, we invite you to be Loyal to Local.