Unique Gift Ideas from Downtown Norfolk
They may seem like the have it all, but do they have something you can only find in Downtown Norfolk? Here are some of the great gift giving opportunities that Downtown has to offer, sure to please even the hardest to shop for!
Swag Representing Their Favorite City
Vessel Craft Coffee in Selden Market has two special blends honoring the city, the 757 Blend and the Main St. Espresso, and they carry a cute Norfolk Tribute mug featuring a drawing of landmarks like the Battleship Wisconsin and their home in Selden Market, perfect gifts for any Norfolk megafan.
An ultra cozy Norfolk sweatshirt from Prince Ink is a perfect gift for anyone who wants to stay warm and represent their favorite city in VA.
VA Goods in Selden Market boasts an impressive collection of the best local products from makers and entrepreneurs across Virginia, including many right here in Norfolk. New products and vendors are added often.
They say Norfolk is the "Mermaid City," and VisitNorfolk's Mermaid Market has all of your mermaid needs covered: glassware, jewelry, tshirts, and more.
Score Some Choice Vintage Finds
KOR Vintage in Selden Market is constantly adding to their inventory of unique vintage finds, from retro tops and jewelry to show-stopping coats and dresses, so you are sure to see something new every time you visit.
Locker Room Norfolk is a vintage clothing and sneaker store on Granby Street where you are always going to find some sweet kicks and an old school outfit to go with them.
Hit the mother load of vintage shopping at the quarterly Vintage Sunday in Selden Market. The market is flooded with the region's best best retro and vintage finds with everything from clothing and jewelry to home decor and records to satisfy any gift giving need. There is also plenty of entertainment, activities, booze, and brunch so you can really make a day of it. Follow Selden Market on Facebook to stay updated on Vintage Sunday and other events at the market.
Stylish Apparel and Accessories
A new leather belt, wallet, or bag from Werther Leather Goods in Selden Market is the perfect gift for someone stylish with a love of supporting local business.
Lorak Jewelry in Selden Market has their workshop right within their storefront so they can create handcrafted jewelry, including custom engagement rings and wedding bands, on site.
Urban Outfitters on Granby Street has so many cute and hip outfit and jewelry options, as well as funky home goods or "just because" gifts, because who doesn't need a pillow shaped like a packet of ramen or a DIY beaded jewelry kit?
Give the Gift of an Experience
Give the gift of an exciting candle making class at Sugar & Grace Candle Co.! Not only are you giving the gift of a fun afternoon, but also a self-made soy candle that will bring back good memories every time it's used.
For All Handkind in MacArthur Center offers workshops like button making and floral coasters, making it a great gift for DIYers.
A glassblowing session at Chrysler Museum Glass Studio is a perfect only-in-Norfolk gift for those who like to get hands on and create a variety of objects like a holiday ornament, Easter egg, or starfish.
A two hour narrated Naval Base cruise from Rover Cruises is a great gift idea for history buffs.
Sweet Treats Good Enough to Eat
For a unique gift that surely no one else will get them, how about a 6 pack from S'mores Amore in Selden Market? Mix and match classic S'mores flavor with fan-favorite spin on Ube and special monthly flavors like S'mores Berry Crunch or PB&J.
Delicate yet flavorful macarons from Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts make an excellent elevated gift, perfect as a hostess present or just because.
For your aspiring bakers, the Biscuit Kit from The Stockpot Norfolk is a must-get: it has all the ingredients you need and the instructions to make The Stockpot Norfolk's mouthwatering Rosemary Biscuits in the comfort of your own kitchen.