Need Some Help Gift Shopping in the Tri-Cities?

‘Tis the season to be jolly – unless you’re behind on your holiday shopping! But don’t fret, because the staff at Visit Tri-Cities have you covered!

Pictured: Parkway in Richland

This year we’ve compiled a list of 20 recommendations to a few of our favorite places in the Tri-Cities, along with some examples to help you get into the holiday gift-giving spirit! So take a deep breath, find your center, and let us create your holiday shopping itinerary with these "made in Washington gifts"!

Kevin, President & CEO:

1. Greenies or Reborn Bike Shop in Richland! Bike and bike accessories from wall to wall make for great gifts for those who seek outdoor adventure on two wheels!

Gift cards to local restaurants-

Lulu Craft Bar + Kitchen in Richland, their Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich and Seared Ahi Tacos are in constant competition for my favorite dish there and the view of the marina is amazing!

Pictured All in the Details

Kim, Senior Vice President:

3. Sporthaus: They have the most awesome selection of winter sportswear, skis, pro-shop for tuning up your equipment, and don’t forget the stocking stuffers. And their customer service is top notch.

4. It’s All in the Details: Great selection of unique and fun items for your home as well some great apparel and accessories. There is something for everyone on your list at this store.

5. Spencer Carlson: Beautiful furniture, home décor and helpful staff. I think they even gift wrap!

Hector, Vice President:

6. Country Mercantile: Amazing chocolates!

7. Octopus' Garden: Fun retro items, especially their t-shirts!!

Gretchen, Director of Operations:

8. Wine is a good gift for the hard to shop for! I like to stop by Columbia Gardens and share wine from Bartholomew, Gordon Estate, Monarcha and Muret-Gaston - and of course I like to treat myself to lunch at one of the food trucks!

Amber, Guest and Group Services Specialist:

9. Any of the local breweries have some great food and drinks on tap that your friends and family will love! Personal favorite is Bombing Range, great food, service and some fun history on the area!

10. I think experiences make for a great gift and we have 3 different axe throwing businesses in Tri-Cities that would make for a fun date night, adventure with friends, or just a great way to relax at the end of the day.

Lara, Director of Convention Sales:

11. The Octopus’ Garden – Fun store with lots of quirky and unique items and cards; great place to find stocking stuffers and other cool gifts.

Maria, Convention Sales Manager:

12. Frost me Sweet, I love their gluten free and vegan selection of cupcakes!.

Molly, Convention Sales Manager:

13. Wine Social in Richland– Great spot for over 200 local and international wines. You can also shop wine related gift items for your vino-loving friends! Try and a sample or two of something while you’re there.

14. Longship Cellars: Their tasting room is cozy and they always have fun, seasonal pairings! Try a mixed flight of incredible wine or check out the honey mead.

Linda, Sales Administrative Assistant:

15. Country Mercantile: Their chocolate covered caramel apples are the best, and I love the unique spices and syrups.

Chase, Business Development Manager:

16. Griggs is a 150,000 square foot building full of merchandise, including hardware, toys, clothing, shoes and sporting goods tailored to the Tri-City are customers. There is something for EVERYONE here.

Pictured Public Market at Columbia River Warehouse

Austin, Marketing Manager:

17. A unique store with games on top of games, Adventures Underground is a one stop shop for everything fun! If you are looking for a gift for a game board enthusiast, look no further!

18. I like to do my shopping at the indoor Public Market at Columbia River Warehouse where I can shop year round for every occasion. The Public Market is a great place for gift shopping with unique items from local vendors.

Alane, Public Relations Manager:

19. A Gift card to Tagaris Taverna on Tulip Ln for a stellar dinner and drinks or wine flight.

20. I’m always thinking about the upcoming spring and summer, so buying friends and family rounds of golf around the Tri-Cities is my go-to gift.