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It’s time to deck the halls! And your wrists, kitchen, and walls. Our artisans, seafood purveyors, and shop owners have everything you need. From the river to the roads, we’ve put together our big bad list of places to shop in the River Realm. You’ll discover something for everyone on your list! We hope you treat yourself, too. 

Let’s get shopping: 


RS Bristow’s: Bristow’s is the area’s only surviving general store. It’s packed with clothing items for men and women as well as decor. 

Lowe Tide: Find designer resort fashions for men and women and some nautical art for the home.  

Marshall’s Drug Store: Prepare for nostalgia and to discover quirky gifts from coloring books to beauty supplies. Don’t forget to get a limeade or milkshake!

Urbanna Harbor Gallery & Art: Get lost in 5,000 square feet of antiques and art. There are new exhibits every couple months!

If It’s Wood & More: Prepare to be amazed by the gorgeous and intricate wooden creations including utensils, benches, carved animals, bookshelves, and wine racks. 

Simply Ya Ya’s: Get a one-of-a-kind gift from this cute consignment shop that carries anything from cowboy boots to fur vests. 

ReSail: This darling women’s thrift shop is where you can find cute scarves, jackets, tops and more for the ladies on your list. 

The Fashion Exchange: This chic consignment shop carries all the outfit essentials you need. 


The Dandelion: Inside in this house, the walls and floors and cabinets are dripping with fine women’s clothing, jewelry and gifts. 

Objects Art and More: Come here to shop for art collectors and creative jewelry fans. More than 200 artists showcase their items here. 

Sewlovelee: Make gift for the ones you love! Come to this helpful hut for fabric to fuel your next quilting, crafting, or garment project.

Village Needle Point: This is a full-service needlepoint boutique carrying hand-painted canvases, threads, accessories, and tools. They also have pillows and creations to pick up. 

Steamboat Era Museum: Our favorite little museum has one of the best holiday gift markets November 29 and 30. 


Rivah Antiques & Accessories: You might get lost in here! It’s packed with new and old decor, art, jewelry, and collectibles.

Kilmarnock Antique Gallery: Vintage oyster plates are among the many things you’ll discover here for an enchanting gift your friends and family will remember.

Burkes Fine Jewelers: Fine jewelry and the river meet at this local gem. From diamond rings to sterling silver shell necklaces, you find something precious and ready-to-wear. 

Weekends: Stuff stockings with Sperry Topsiders, Tommy Bahama shirts, Southern Tide skirts, and Bird Dog ties from this local fashion hub.

When Ordinary Won’t Do: The name says it all for this unique boutique located in Kilmarnock. Shop artsy fashion finds made from sustainable and women-owned brands.

Northern Neck Popcorn Bag: This gift is already wrapped! There are 50 gourmet flavors of fresh popcorn to pick from. 

Ross’s Fine Jewelers: Ross’s carries a large collection of fine jewelry, watches, and gifts for any budget.

RAL Art Center: This non-profit community art center features a variety of local art to discover for your gift list. 

The Rivah: Explore this shop for rivah-inspired home decor, gifts, accessories, and women’s clothing 

Papeterie: Top your gift off with a chic card or offer up gorgeous stationary for a gift.

Waterline: Waterline is your one stop shop for all things Coastal in styles for men & women including brands such as Fresh Produce, Fish Hippie & Heybo.

White Stone

Allure Art Center: There’s always something new here and there’s always a party around the corner. Discover a painting, sculpture or other work of art. 

Old Farm Truck: Bring home a taste of the River Realm in the form of  fresh fruits and vegetables from one of a dozen Northern Neck farms.

Country Cottage: This colorful little cottage is sweet on the inside! Tie up homemade fudge of all flavors for stocking stuffers. Pick up fresh flowers, too. 

Miss Mary Seafood: Why not bring a bit of fresh seafood to your holiday gathering? Put a bow on top and prepare for a feast!

Pointe Provisions: This new shop carries unique gifts of all kinds. Find something for your coworker, your aunt, or your cutie. 

Dug In Farms: Package up some locally grown produce, meats, pickles, and crafts from this little stand!  


Nauti Nell’s: Books, glasses, candles, clocks, paintings, and marine gear–you’ll find it all at Nauti Nell’s. 

Rivah Shack Treasures: This new 10,000 square-foot treasure chest is lined with furniture, home decor, jewelry, toys, art, and antiques from 45 vendors.  

J & W Seafood: Create a party in a basket with goodies like gourmet dips, wine, craft beers, cooking utensils and more. 

West Marine: Get the boating pal in your life something they’ll put to use. Stop here for marine parts, supplies, accessories and apparel. You can even bring home a small boat or trailer.

Locust Hill

River Birch Gifts: Gift is in the name! Yeti tumblers, quirky toys, chic decor, gorgeous handbags are just a few of the items you’ll find to give to you friends and family. 

Shop our Holiday Events, too!

We’re throwing all kinds of parties this holiday season. From festivals to parades to open houses, they’re the perfect reason to come to the River Realm. See a list of all of our holiday events. 

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