While shopping malls are quite the hot spots for holiday gift buying, sometimes you can find some real gems at local shops, boutiques, and markets. Tourism Richmond wants to remind everyone that they can Shop Richmond easily thanks to the Canada Line and a wide array of retail destinations in various neighbourhoods.
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Although Richmond has everyone’s favourite box stores, from Ikea to Home Depot, the following suggestions offer up the chance to find something unique.
Steveston Village is great for one-of-a-kind boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Suggested shops: Candy Aisle, Canoe Pass Gallery, Pieces , Jet-Lag Travel Fashion Boutique, Prickly Pear Garden Centre, Splash Toy Shop, Winter Market at Gulf of Georgia Cannery.
In Golden Village you can find a wide selection of international shopping. Suggested shops: Aberdeen Centre, COP, Daiso, Parker Place Mall, Yaohan Centre
You can find name-brand shopping in the City Centre and along with the city’s largest mall. Suggested shops: Richmond Centre, Lansdowne Centre
To help you with your holiday gift-buying mission, Tourism Richmond is offering up a $250 RBC VISA gift card to one of my readers, to spend at the shop of their choice.
Here’s how you can enter to win the $250 gift card:
I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Friday, December 17th, 2010.
Update The winner is Karen Chu!