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!

This year we’ve compiled a list of 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"!

Marketing Department

Julie, Vice President of Marketing:

Threads Boutique: Julie's top pick is Threads boutique! A resale shop with a gorgeous and (crazy unique) selection of clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Corbin, Marketing Manager:

Bombing Range Brewery: Corbin recommends a gift card to Bombing Range Brewing Company, where you can treat your loved ones to an excellent selection of craft beers. He also says you should treat yourself for their Buffalo Mac and Cheese!!

Austin, Marketing Manager:

For those who enjoy 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! They are loaded up with all of the expansion packs you can imagine!

Lillian, Media Relations Manager:

Sassafras Children's Boutique & New 2 U Kids: Lillian has not one but two fantastic recommendations for parents and kids. Sassafras Children's Boutique has the most precious doll house setups and New 2 U Kids has you covered for the best inexpensive (and adorable) kids clothing.

Sports & Business Development Department

Hector, Vice President of Development & Community Engagement:

Hector's pick, Octopus Garden, is a must-visit for unique and eclectic gifts. You'll find a wide range of treasures and novelties to surprise your friends and family. Retro tie-dye shirts? Yep they have that!

Michele, Business Development Manager:

Michele recommends Tulipe and ROMA House! ROMA House has one of a kind charcuterie platter option that would be perfect for any holiday celebration! Michele says to make sure you check out Tulipe’s purse selection (she purchased her favorite one made of real italian leather!)

Natalie, Sports Sales Manager:

Natalie's choices include (It's All in the) Details and Teal Box. (It's All in the) Details is another lovely stop for home decor and Teal Box has a little bit of everything (including a floral shop!)

Finance and Operations Department

Gretchen, Vice President of Finance & Operations:

Wine from Bartholomew, Gordon Estate, Monarcha, & Muret-Gaston Wineries: For wine enthusiasts, Gretchen's suggestion is to pick up some locally produced wines from Bartholomew, Gordon Estate, Monarcha, and Muret-Gaston. These wineries offer a delightful selection of wines to elevate your holiday gatherings.

Kaiya, Visitor Services Specialist:

Kaiya's pick, Nothing Bundt Cake, is a sweet destination for delicious and beautifully crafted cakes. They make for an excellent dessert to share during the holidays. Her recommendation? Try the lemon!!

Sam, Operations Manager/Executive Assistant:

Public Market
, recommended by Sam, is a fantastic place to explore for a wide variety of locally sourced and handmade goods. It's a one-stop shop for unique gifts and culinary delights.

Convention Sales Department

Kirsten, Convention Development Manager:

Sister to Sister: Kirsten suggests Sister to Sister, a boutique shop to find thoughtful gifts for your friends and family. Not to mention their hand lotions are to die for!

Linda, Sales Administrative Assistanst:

Country Mercantile: Linda's favorite is Country Mercantile for their chocolate covered caramel apples, unique spices, and syrups. It's an excellent choice for a taste of the region.

Mariah, Convention & Development Manager:

Mariah recommends picking up some sweet treats from Tsp Bakeshop! Their pastries couldn’t be better. If you're looking for an incredible cheesecake, check them out!

President and CEO

Kevin, President & CEO:

Kevin's picks are Greenies and Reborn Bike Shop. Both are go-to’s for bike enthusiasts and those who love outdoor adventures.

This holiday season, consider venturing out to these local stores recommended by the Visit Tri Cities team. You'll not only find the perfect gifts for your loved ones but also support the vibrant businesses that make the Tri Cities community unique. Happy shopping and happy holidays!