For a customized gift
8021 Research Forest Drive, Ste. C-1, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sun.
For the reader
Village Books is a locally owned bookstore. Along with books, the independent bookseller sells gift items such as bookmarks, totes, mugs and handmade items.
9955 Woodlands Parkway, Ste. F, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.
For the host
Piney Rose Floral offers handmade floral arrangements and bouquets. The floral shop also sells home decor and bath and body products.
2417 Research Forest Drive, Unit B,
The Woodlands 936-524-1540
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sun.
Cellar 24 is a locally owned and -operated wine bar located in The Sterling Ridge Shopping Center. Cellar 24 sells a variety of small boutique and specialty wines from around the world.
6700 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon. 5-9 p.m., Tue.-Thu. noon-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat, noon-10 p.m., closed Sun.
For the foodie
Vom Fass, located in Hughes Landing, sells gourmet foods, oils, vinegars, spices, charcuterie and gift sets for any foodie.
1950 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 1800, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thu.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sun.
Baja Sur Fresh Mex + Tequila Bar, located in Creekside Park, hosts a monthly tequila-tasting event in the private dining room for which tickets can be purchased as a gift. The event brings in a tequila expert and, alongside the chef, walks guests through a five-course meal and tequila pairing.
26435 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 900, Tomball
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
For the hard to shop for
AG Leather is a family-owned business based in Tomball selling handcrafted leather briefcases, backpacks, travel bags and purses. It announces pop-up shops in The Woodlands area on social media.
25420 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. B-100, Tomball
Third Gen Coffee, named after the third generation of a coffee-farming family, sells coffee grounds sourced primarily from Honduras. Third Gen sells natural coffee beans and grounds as well as coffee accessories.
25136 Grogans Park Drive, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Roundtop Collection Gallery sells items ranging from pet costumes to quirky prints. The shop also sells a variety of unique seasonal items and decor. The store recently moved to Oak Ridge North from Market Street.
27880 I-45 N., Oak Ridge North
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m.
For the musician
Volume Music is a record shop in The Woodlands. Along with vinyl prints of albums, the store has novelty items, CDs, cassette tapes, books based on music and band clothing.
436 Sawdust Road, Spring 281-903-5604
Hours: Mon. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.
Dosey Doe is a live music venue and restaurant located in The Woodlands. Dosey Doe tickets to a number of artists can be gifted to those who enjoy music.
25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands
For the gamer
Space Cadets Gaming Gaming sells board games, card games, puzzles and similar items.
27326 Robinson Road, Ste. 115, Oak Ridge North
Hours: Mon.-Sat. noon-8 p.m., closed Sun.
For the sweet tooth
Jordan’s Sweet Shoppe, located in Creekside Village, sells over 200 types of candies and confections, including truffles, chocolates and saltwater taffy.
26400 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. A-130, The Woodlands
Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. daily
For the stylish
Hemline, located in the Market Street shopping center, carries a variety of clothing brands and styles for dresses, tops, shoes, loungewear and accessories.
9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 1020, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.- Sat. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m.
Premier Select sells collectible items and shoes as well as vintage apparel and consignment items.
1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.