Hampton Roads is full of local, gift-filled delights, and we’d like to showcase a few.
There are so many great options, that this article barely scratches the surface. If we’ve left out your favorite, let us know about the business in the comments — but here’s one stab at it, from A to Z.
A. Dodson’s in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Suffolk. Unpredictable, quirky, and alluring gifts.
Comic book lovers should stop by Amazing Fantasy Comics in Newport News.
Bejeweled is one of my favorite jewelry stores. It has pieces from all over the country and world as well as quirky art pieces. Find it in Virginia Beach.
The perfect treat for your chocoholic or sweet-tooth friend, the Bonbonnier in Norfolk has a little something for everyone.
Bridget’s in Norfolk. Unique gifts, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, housewares and more.
Chrysler Glass Studio in Norfolk. Offers glass classes, demos, and studio sales. I love to shop the unique pieces during the studio sales.
Tucked away off of Colley Avenue in Norfolk, Corner Gallery has a great selection of local arts. Once a year, they have a 100 sale and it is well worth the wait.
Creative Wedge in Virginia Beach. Creative gift giving.
Shop local art and chat with the artists at D’Art Center in Norfolk.
All that sparkles does shine at D. B. Bowles Jewelers in Suffolk.
Don’t miss the chance to hit this unique boutique, Delightful Digs in Virginia Beach.
If your gift receiver is into the dramatic, look no further than Echoes of Time in Virginia Beach.
Find something whimsical in Suffolk at Fireflies.
Gateaux Bakery and Cafe in Virginia Beach is a great place to gift the feeling of France.
Hi-Ho Silver in Newport News, Williamsburg, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Handmade sterling silver designs.
Shopping for someone who loves all things French? Pick up some delights at Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts in Norfolk.
Because as the holidays pick up, most of us could use a drink, there’s Ironclad Distillery in Newport News.
Sure you can get some tasty food at Jessy’s Tienda and Taqueria, but if you’re shopping for someone who loves all things Mexico, the store is the perfect stop.
Kitsch in Norfolk. Handmade, Virginia made, and like no other.
Suffolk offers beautiful collectibles and gifts at The Knot Hole Station.
Visit 3 Little Black Birds in Chesapeake for one of a kind vintage, repurposed, handcrafted and more.
Head to the Little Shoppes On High in Portsmouth for something special and unique.
Local Heroes in Norfolk. For the comic book lovers (aka awesome people).
Lorak Jewelry in Norfolk. Handmade jewelry and custom designs.
Mermaid Factory in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Shop for something a little unique or paint your own gift.
A little old, a little new in fashion at Michelle’s in Suffolk.
Nectar in Virginia Beach. Grab some home accessories and gifts.
Visit Olde Main Street in Virginia Beach for a back-in-the-day shopping experience.
For the eclectic lover, shop Plantiques in Hilton Village, Newport News.
If you’re shopping for a tea lover, head to Virginia Beach for a visit to Quintin’s Tea Emporium.
The perfect place for some chocolate, caramel apples, candy, or a gift card for fondue night is the Royal Chocolate in Virginia Beach.
For the nautical lovers, check out SkipJack in Portsmouth.
Get creative in your gift giving at Twisted Art and More in Suffolk.
Who wouldn’t love a hot, piping gift certificate to University Pizza in Norfolk.
Find local pieces as well as vintage chic at The Village Mermaid in Norfolk.
Vintage Rooster in Norfolk. Vintage clothing, soaps, silver, jewelry and more.
Need something that screams HAMPTON? Shop The Virginia Store.
If you’re looking for something for the adventurer in your life, check out Wild River Outfitters in Virginia Beach.
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Some people love flower, others chocolate, but sometimes you get your friend a bunch of bagels. Yorgo’s Bageldashery in Norfolk is the perfect place.
Have other foodie friends, grab a gift certificate to Zeke’s Beans & Bowls in either Virginia Beach or Norfolk.
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