GIFT GUIDE: 11 local places to shop for the holidays in Southwest Nashville

Katy's Hallmark Shop is located in near Belle Meade. (Courtesy Katy's Hallmark)

Katy's Hallmark Shop is located in near Belle Meade. (Courtesy Katy's Hallmark)

Local retailers in Southwest Nashville offer holiday shopping opportunities for everyone. The following list is not comprehensive.

For anyone

Parnassus Books

3900 Hillsboro Pike, Ste. 14, Nashville


The independent bookseller offers fiction, nonfiction and children’s books as well as a local authors section.

Katy’s Hallmark Shop

4500 Harding Pike, Nashville


The gift shop of 34 years serves as a one-stop shop for greeting cards, decor and locally made items.

The Bang Candy Company

1300 Clinton St., Nashville


The candy shop offers handmade marshmallows, barks and absinthe-infused caramels as well as various gift boxes and candy kits.

For Kids

Nashville Toys and Books

2002 Richard Jones Road, Nashville


The shop sells a mix of classic and modern toys for kids of all ages.

Phillips Toy Mart

5207 Harding Pike, Nashville


Open since 1946, Phillips Toy Mart’s inventory includes crafts, costumes, puzzles, board games, model cars, educational toys and more.


1721 21st Ave., Nashville


Arcade sells children’s clothing, toys and room decor in the Hillsboro Village space formerly home to Pangaea.

For fitness fanatics

Cumberland Transit

2807 West End Ave., Nashville


Open for nearly 50 years, Cumberland Transit offers bikes, clothing and camping gear as well as items used for climbing and fly fishing.

Trail and Fitness

5133 Harding Pike, Ste. A6, Nashville


The bike shop stocks items for both beginner cyclists and experienced riders as well as accessories, clothing and gear.

Music City Outdoors

2600 Grissom Drive, Nashville


The store, located just north of I-440, sells outdoor equipment for archery, fishing, hunting and kayaking from a number of brands.

For imbibers

Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery

1414 Clinton St., Nashville


In addition to daily tours and tastings, the distillery has small-batch whiskey available for purchase.

Belle Meade Winery

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville


Founded in 2009, Belle Meade Winery at Belle Meade Plantation offers muscadine and blackberry wines as well as red, white and sparkling wines.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.