It's that time of year. The clock is ticking to find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list. We're here to help this holiday season with a guide filled with locally-made gifts, one-of-a-kind goodies, and unique experiences to enjoy right here in York County, SC. Let the shopping begin!
For the art enthusiast...
The Hickory Post is a furniture and art gallery dedicated to providing accessible art and design for all. Conveniently located on Main Street in Rock Hill, Hickory Post offers a curated collection of transitional artwork, furniture, and home accessories.
Find the perfect piece of locally made pottery at the Rock Hill Pottery Center- the largest selection of pottery in the area.
Discover something new at Art on Main. From handmade works of art to one-of-a kind finds, there's something for every art lover on your list.
Tap into your creative side at the Creatif Art Studio in Fort Mill. Creatif offers a wide variety of art activities for kids and adults of all levels. Purchase a gift certificate or register for a workshop.
Azure Sky Gift Boutique is a gift shop that celebrates artists and craftsmen from across the US. About half the store is filled with local Carolina art & handcrafted gifts. They carry wall art, pottery, jewelry, handbags, candles, bath & body, local honey, chocolate, baby gifts, blown glass, woodcraft, garden art and so much more.
You can't go wrong with tickets to a live show. Deemed the "Broadway of Christian Entertainment," Narroway is one of the top-ranked theaters in the state of South Carolina. Rock Hill Theatre is a volunteer-based nonprofit that promotes the love of theatre for all ages and exists to provide theatre experiences and education to Rock Hill and the surrounding community.
For the fashionista..
For that someone who is dressed to impress, find the perfect outfit or trendy piece at one of York County's shops or boutiques.
McFaddens Men's Shop is not your average men’s shop. This is a men’s lifestyle experience. McFadden's partners with brands that communicate the message all men should hear: confidence is key, and classic is timeless. McFadden's recently acquired Gregory’s Formal Wear and will now also offer tuxedos and suit rentals.
With 2 stores located in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, Page 6 is an on-trend women's clothing boutique where you can find everything from dresses, tops, jeans, accessories and more. Be sure to check out Page 6's sister store, Broadcloth Boutique located in Kingsley.
Two sisters with a passion for fashion are behind the styles you will find at Le Sorelle boutique. Find one-of-a-kind women's apparel and accessories at this Old Town Rock Hill boutique.
LemonLime is a fun and fabulous tween and women's clothing, gifts, and accessories boutique located in Baxter Village in the heart of Fort Mill, SC.
Find contemporary women's styles at affordable prices at the Gypsy Debutante in Old Town Rock Hill, SC.
For the hostess...
Located in the original Rock Hill cotton factory warehouses, the Mercantile Home offers 5,000 sq. ft. of vignette-style furniture curated by Interior Designer and owner, Brittany Kelly. Shop furniture, home decor, local art and enjoy interior design services. The new Mercantile HQ location features plants, flowers, kitchen items, specialty groceries, clothing, and more.
Keith Suttles and Kirk Godbey have curated a unique collection of housewares, specialty goods, and statement pieces at Crossings on Main. Located in the heart of downtown Fort Mill, SC, you are sure to find something to celebrate the hostess with the mostess in your life.
Browse various merchants at the Shoppes at Rivers Edge in Rock Hill, SC. With antiques, furniture, handmade items, home decor, jewelry, handbags, and more, aisles of treasures await.
Yorkville Marketplace is a 12,000 sq. ft. boutique mall specializing in new and upcycled retail items, food/beverage service, and entertainment while providing a boutique/market type shopping experience in the heart of the Historic District in York, SC.
Shop from more than 65 local vendors at White Street Station Mercantile in Rock Hill, SC. From antiques to locally made gifts, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list.
Overhead Station carries hard-to-find unique items from regional and local craftspeople. If you're looking for something ultra-local and unique, you'll be sure to find it at Overhead Station!
Shops at Salata Style is a one-stop shop for all of your home, decor, and shopping needs. This is the perfect place to surprise the Pinterest lover in your life with a gift card or unique statement piece.
Give the gift of an experience...
Searching for the perfect gift for the thrill-seeker in your life? Give the gift of Carowinds. Now open year-round, season passes to Carowinds are sure to delight. Pro tip: Don't miss Carowinds WinterFest, their once a season, Christmas extravaganza.
Treat the aspiring chef in your life to a night at The Foodie School. The Foodie School offers the unique experience of creating your favorite dishes while having fun with friends, family, or loved ones.
For a truly unique experience, look no further than the Tatanka Bison Ranch. Home to 215 acres and more than 50 bison, this working ranch not only houses bison but also offers private tours so you can get up close and personal with these majestic creatures.
In addition to their plant and flower bar, the Mercantile HQ regularly hosts workshops and adult classes. From charcuterie workshops to candle making classes and everything in between, you can't go wrong with tickets to a workshop hosted by the Mercantile team.
Round up your friends and give the gift of the YoCo LoCo Trolley. Equipped with a rocking sound system, comfortable seats for 24 adults, and a passionate team of local (not loco) drivers, the YoCo LoCo is the perfect way to experience the YoCo Brew Trail.
An annual pass to the Anne Springs Close Greenway Membership is the gift that keeps on giving. Enjoy unlimited access to the dozens of hikes on the Greenway and discounted prices on experiences like horseback riding.
With locations in Fort Mill, Rock Hill, and Lake Wylie, The Flower Bar is a fully interactive floral design studio and wine boutique. Purchase a gift certificate and start planning the perfect night out with friends.
For the foodie or beer lover...
Looking to surprise the foodie in your life with a truly unique experience? Treat them to a night at The Foodie School. The Foodie School offers the unique experience of creating your favorite dishes while having fun with friends, family, or loved ones. Not seasoned in the kitchen? The chefs will guide you through every step of the way and then you get to sit and feast on your creations.
Pick up or craft your own charcuterie box at Tega Graze in Fort Mill, SC. With seasonal sweet treats and local meats and cheeses, a gift from Tega Graze will surely impress the charcuterie lover in your life.
Chocolat Boutique is your stop for those that are chocolate connoisseurs. These beautiful pieces are the perfect stocking stuffer (just make sure they’re not too close to the fire). These would also make gorgeous pieces on your plate settings for your Christmas meal.
Did you know that York County is home to the World’s Hottest Pepper? Smokin’ Chef Ed Curry has crafted the Carolina Reaper, growing it in Fort Mill and selling products made with the Reaper in a storefront Puckerbutt Pepper Company on Main Street. Step inside and you’ll immediately feel the heat. You’ll have your choice of various hot sauces, spice mixes, and reaper seeds to try before deciding on the perfect sauce.
For the craft beer lover, you can't go wrong with the gift of the YoCo Brew Trail. York County is home to more than a dozen different breweries where you can buy swag, a Crowler, or a growler for the craft beer enthusiast in your life. Stop by one of York County's bottle shops like Main Street Bottle, the Vault, Grapevine, Craftsman Beverage Co., or Common Market to create the ultimate six pack.
Support local restaurants and find the perfect gift this holiday season by purchasing a gift card to your favorite dining destination. View a full list of York County, SC restaurants here.
For your four-legged best friend...
Pamper your pooch with something from Dogma & Fetch . Located in the heart of downtown York, SC, Dogma & Fetch offers a collection of the finest dog products including stimulating toys, all natural foods, nutritious treats, stylish clothing, and trendy accessories.
Head to the boutique and grooming shop, You, Me & the Dog located in downtown Fort Mill, SC.
Dog Bites Munchery & More offers quality dog food brands, treats, toys, sport and outdoor dog needs, as well as nutritional supplements, feeding and travel equipment and more.
Spend the day with your pooch at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Members can access the Mary Warner Mack Dog Park with more than 12 acres of enclosed natural space for dogs.
Plan the perfect staycation for you and your furry friend at one of York County's Pet Friendly hotels.
Learn more about pet-friendly activities in York County here.
For the history buff or bookworm...
With one-of-a-kind exhibits, events, and programs you will want to visit the Museum of York County. Purchase a membership and you'll be able to visit as often as you like. Members enjoy exclusive discounts and access to programs, seminars, and more.
A membership to the Fort Mill History Museum gives you a glimpse of what Fort Mill was like from the 1600s to today. As the museum grows, the timeline will grow. This is the perfect gift if you're looking to wow the York County native in your life.
Friends Books on Main is an independent bookstore featuring thousands of gently used current, vintage, audio, and children’s books at great prices. Bonus: you can give the gift of giving back this holiday season, as the proceeds from sales benefit all York County libraries. Books-4-Ewe specializes in unique used and rare books, this quaint little bookshop has something for everyone.
Corks, Cooks & Books is a wine bar, restaurant, bookstore & retail shop featuring a variety of artisans & new books from a wide range of publishers. While you're there shopping, unwind with a glass of wine and order one of their famous charcuterie boards.
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