Holiday Shopping & Events in Richmond, Texas
The holiday season is officially upon us, and everything is looking merry and bright everywhere you turn! Storefronts are decorated beautifully, the aromas of holiday goodies fill the air, and every retail shop in town is playing Christmas music overhead. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year with lots of Richmond, Texas Christmas events!
All around Richmond, TX Christmas events are happening weekly. Restaurants are offering warm and comforting delectables when you need a little pick-me-up. And if you love holiday shopping, keeping up with all the sales and discounted items, and finding that perfect gift for everyone on your list, you have plenty of opportunities to hit the shops before the big day arrives.
Holiday Shopping Guide in Richmond Texas
For all you seasoned shoppers out there, we’ve put together a handy holiday shopping guide in Richmond Texas, and we’ve even called out a few local holiday events that you won’t want to miss!
Have a long list of gifts to buy? Look no further than the Katy Mills Shopping Mall in nearby Katy, Texas, where you’ll find H&M, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Fossil, Under Armor, Cole Haan, and many other shops and boutiques all under one roof. It’s also the place to take the kiddos for photos with Santa Claus that you can add to your holiday scrapbook or Instagram account! And that’s not all. This holiday season, the mall is actually giving away a $10,000 shopping spree to one lucky winner. Check out the Katy Mills website for details!
Of course, holiday shopping isn’t just about gifts. If you’re looking for staples for cooking that big holiday meal or getting the house ready for company—plus, yeah, a few gifts—you can always check out major retailers like HomeGoods, Kohl’s, Petco, T.J. Maxx, and Target in the Richmond area.
For the golfers on your list, consider stopping by Top Golf in Richmond. Not sure what to buy? No sweat! Pick up some gift cards! There’s an Academy Sports shop in Richmond too, which has more golf clubs, clothing, and accessories than any golf fan could ever want, not to mention other sporting equipment. Still not sure what to buy? That’s okay; Academy Sports carries gift cards, too!
Speaking of gift cards, if you want to pick up something for the more active members of your family or help them achieve that New Year’s resolution to get in shape or hit the gym more often, you can always check out local gyms like 24-Hour Fitness, Anytime Fitness, C4 CrossFit, Lifetime Fitness, and Orangetheory.
Local Stores in Richmond, Texas
Still, stumped on what to buy for some of the folks on your list? Not to worry. Some local faves in Richmond are bound to carry something that’s ideal for even the pickiest shopper.
Located in historic downtown Richmond, the 310 Gallery and gift shop features original art from local artists and all kinds of great gift ideas. In the mood for a delicious treat? Check out Joseph’s Coffee Shop, where you can indulge your own desire for a steaming cup and pick up baked goods, coffee, gifts, and gift cards for the coffee lover on your list.
Sometimes the best part of giving is giving back. Mercy Goods carries great gifts for a great cause: helping to provide job training and mentorship for at-risk youth.
For the foodie on your list, you might want to check out a few beverage offerings from Braman Winery and Brewery, Fulbrook Ale Works, or Unwine’d Wine & Cheese Lounge. Those local favorites regularly host live music from local bands, so check out their event calendars for a little music with your next dining experience.
Don’t forget the Fulshear Farmers Market! It’s the perfect place to pick up some cookies and pies that you don’t have to bake yourself, as well as BBQ sauces and other delicacies for holiday-themed baskets or stocking stuffers.
Speaking of stocking stuffers, the holiday season brings with it no shortage of delectable seasonal items at our favorite grocery stores. Whether it’s hot cocoa, eggnog, or even fruitcake that makes up your unskippable holiday tradition, some of our favorite grocers, such as H-E-B and Trader Joe’s, offer a trove of holiday goodies, toys, and other essentials each holiday season! Just between those two supermarkets, you’ll find so many “can’t miss” stocking stuffers that you’ll wish you had more stockings to fill!
If you find yourself getting a mite peckish while doing all that shopping, you can drop into any of these local restaurants for a bite to eat, a glass of wine, or a peppermint mocha: Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Mod Pizza, La Finca Mexican Restaurant, Starbucks, Texas Borders Bar & Grill, The Swinging Door BBQ, and many more!
Richmond, TX Christmas Events
Once you’ve done your shopping, it’s time to get down to some real fun. Fortunately, you’ll find any number of Holiday Events in Richmond, Texas, and you can probably snag some pretty great gifts there, too!
Enjoy the warmth and magic of the holiday season with Candlelight Tours in the John M. Moore house at the Fort Bend Museum on December 10th, and 11th, complete with FREE wassail and cookies! Not sure what wassail is? Come find out! Check the website for times and tickets.
Looking for a Texas-style celebration to get your holidays started on the right foot? The Campfire Christmas at George Ranch Historical Park is the perfect kickoff, with a ranch hand dinner plus a hayride to the 1890s campsite for songs and fireside goodies. Also at the park, this holiday season is The Lone Ranger’s Christmas Caper and a scavenger hunt for the kids on December 18. Click the link for details, times, and tickets.
Hopefully by now we’ve helped you find gifts for everyone on your list as well as a few fun things to do for yourself around town! Of course, if you want to keep up-to-date on everything that’s going on around our delightful community this holiday season or any time of year, just fill out the form below to be among the first to hear about new homes, news, and upcoming events at Candela, our new 460-acre master-planned community in Richmond, Texas!
And, of course, Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas to you and yours!