Still have some holiday shopping to knock out? We have the perfect holiday gift guide for you!
When it comes to retail downtown, there is a little something for everyone. Whether its outdoorsy gifts or diamonds, you can find it here in Downtown Rome.
Don’t forget, every Thursday between now and Christmas many of our retail shops are staying open late, as well as participating in our small business passport. Take advantage of shopping small this holiday season!
- The Cook
When it comes to the cook in the family, Downtown Rome is the place to go! Get any cooking supplies you could ever need at Riverside Gourmet! Whether it’s a cast iron skillet or a set of knives, they have you covered! Need that perfect Olive Oil or Balsamic Vinegar to get the cooking started? Look no further than Olea Olive Oils & Wine.
- The Outdoorsy
Have someone in your life who loves the ourdoors? Canoe House and Blue Sky should be the go-to places! From clothing to supplies, they have you covered! Also love getting ourdoors via two wheels? Revive Cycleworks is the stop for you!
- The Little Ones
Need a gift for the little one in your life? Downtown has two perfect stops for you! If you’re looking for something on the traditional side, head to Rabbit’s Nest. Looking for something more trendy or modern? Head over to Cheeky Baby. If you’re looking for educational toys, don’t forget about Trendy Teachers!
- The Book Lover
Need something for the book lover in your life? Dogwood Books is the place for you!
- The Drinker
From making the drink to the drink itself, downtown has you covered! Let’s start with making the drink! From mixes and toppings to glassware, Riverside Gourmet has you covered. Looking for the perfect wine? Head to Newby’s Farm to grab a bottle of locally made wine or over to Olea for one of their rotating selections!
- The Veteran
Have a veteran in your life you need to shop for? Head over to Combat Market, our veteran owned retail and coffee shop!
- The Fashionista
There is no shortage of boutiques downtown for the fashionista in your life! Let’s start with some of the shops you may not have known carry a wide variety of women’s clothes, like Canoe House, Do Good Boutique, and Bella Luna! How about those boutiques hidden away downtown downtown like Blue Willow Boutique on East 3rd Ave or Everjean, placed above Blue Sky Outfitters! Of course, there are everyone’s favorites Flippie Hippie, Paula’s Boutique, Snazzy Rags, and Whistle Britches. Need something a little more upscale? Head over to Woodford!
- The Jewelry Lover
Whether it’s a diamond ring or a new watch, both Ford, Gittings, & Kane and Greene’s Jewelers have you covered!
- The New Homeowner
You can find the perfect gift for the new homeowner downtown! Do they need help furnishing the home? Head to Rome Furnishings! Maybe a gift to help make their home complete? Then Living & Giving is the stop for you!
- The Shoe Lover
While many of our boutiques carry shoes, none hold a candle to The Early Way! Check out their collection of luxury and hard to find sneakers.
- The Bride-To-Be
Every bride needs accessories and Top Hat has them covered! Is she still looking for the perfect dress? Book them an appointment in their newly updated shop!
- The Health Nut
While there are many places to indulge downtown, there are also many places to help you improve your health! The Herb Shop on Broad definitely has you covered with all things vitamins and supplements. Specifically looking for organic wellness products? Hive Holistics is the place for you. Of course, there is always Traveling Gypsies Kava Den, with everything from a salt cabin to an oxygen bar.
- The Teacher
Trendy Teachers is the perfect place for the teachers in your (and your kid’s) life! Need we say more?
- The Thrifter
We told you, there’s something for everyone! A friend that loves a good consignment deal? Grab a gift card to Smartypants! What about those perfect, retro vintage finds? Then Into The Past would be the stop for you! Love a good antique and upcycled store? Check out Yellow Door Antiques and Sassy Salvage in the River District!
- The Sweet Tooth
Now it is no secret that Downtown Rome has an abundance of sweet spots! Wanting that perfect baked good? Stop at Honeymoon Bakery or Bake & Bloom. Mountain’s Ice Cream is that perfect stop for ice cream and old fashioned goodies. Head to the City Creamery for all the candy you could need or a giftcard for some frozen yogurt. Of course, you can’t forget Honeycream with their delicious gelato! Last, but certainly not least, we can’t go without mentioning everyone’s favorite cookies from Doug’s Deli.
- The Art & Music Lover
The Kingfisher Art Co. is having an art market filled with local artists this holiday season you will not want to miss! Need to frame art? Farrell’s Frame & Design is the go to spot! For the music lovers, definitely head to Capitoline Records.
- The Green Thumb
Not all of us are blessed with a green thumb, but for those who are, Bluem and Living & Giving are the perfect shops for that perfect gift!
- The Rome Lover
Love downtown? We have the merch for you! Of course, if you want the perfect Rome-themed gift, don’t forget to stop at the Downtown Visitor Center’s Gift Shop!
- And for those easy grab and go gifts that everyone will love…
Pick up some candles from J&J Candles or a popcorn gift sets from Mahli’s Uni-Pop. Need something personalized? Head to Needleworks Embroidery! Grab a premium cigar from Old Havana Cigar or the perfect tea from Southern Seasons & Co.