Round-Up: Holiday Shopping in The Colony

The season of gift-giving is upon us. From friends and family to neighbors and co-workers, it seems like everyone is on your nice list. Let us make shopping easier with a roundup of the best of holiday shopping in The Colony. No matter who you’re shopping for, finding the right gift is simple at these stores.

The Sports Fan:

The World’s Largest All Sports Store offers the widest variety of team merchandise across leagues. From NCAA and NFL to MLB and NHL, SCHEELS has your biggest sports fan covered this holiday season. If the sports lover in your life prefers to get in on the action, explore the massive collection of athletic gear and training equipment from the biggest brands.

SCHEELS offers more than just sporting goods. The superstore features over 85 departments for all your apparel, footwear, outdoor recreation and home décor needs. Browse the 2023 Gift Guide and find presents for every budget. Check out SCHEEL’s Toyland, featuring the hottest toys, board games and plushes for any age.

The Innovator:
Nebraska Furniture Mart

The Nation’s Largest Home Furnishings Store supplies more than just couches and tables. Explore NFM’s 560,000-square-foot showroom featuring an expansive collection of the latest electronics, modern kitchen tools and clever gadgets for the innovator in your life. Check out their 2023 Gift Guide to find presents for men, women, teens and kids on any budget.

The Cigar Aficionado: 
Cigars International

Look no further for the perfect gift for the cigar lovers in your life. Cigars International offers an incredible selection of 1,300 brands across their 6,000+ square-foot store. Let their trained team of experts help you pick out the perfect gift for your cigar aficionado. Remember to grab your stocking stuffers during their ongoing deals in-store or online.

The Golfer: 
Pro Shops Around Town

Golfers are always looking for the latest and greatest gear and equipment to up their game. With a wide selection of new and used golf clubs, apparel and accessories, you’ll find the ideal gift for the golf enthusiast in your life at 2nd Swing. Their award-winning custom fitting services make it impossible to walk away without the perfect fit.

The Colony is home to three, award-winning lakeside courses; each with its own pro shop and professionals to help you give the best golf gift. Old American Golf Club, home to The Ascendant LPGA, offers an array of accessories and apparel as well as gift certificates. Stewart Peninsula Golf Course features a pro shop where regulars can get custom logo apparel and gifts. Another favorite is the expansive, full-service pro shop, named “Best Pro Shop” by Avid Golfer magazine located at the Tribute Golf Links. The shop features an exceptional selection of the latest golf equipment, apparel and accessories from top brands including Titleist, Callaway, FootJoy and Nike.

Not sure what size to buy? Purchase a gift card or better yet, a round of golf!

The Foodie:
Restaurant Gift Cards & Baskets

The Colony is home to a collection of diverse restaurants spanning global cuisines. We’ve got you covered from falafel to filet mignon and everywhere in between. Give the gift of great food with a gift card to your loved one’s favorite restaurant or help them discover someplace new.

During the holiday season, many restaurants offer holiday deals on gift cards. Garnish your gift card with sauces, spices and other goods from select restaurants like Hard Eight BBQAnother Broken EggSaltgrass Steak House and Rock & Brews.

The Do-er:
Interactive Experiences

Those who value thrills are always looking for something new to try. A game card from Sixes Social Cricket offers your loved one an interactive batting experience. No cricket experience is required to enjoy this game and compete on global leaderboards.

For those with the need for speed, give the gift of Andretti Indoor Karting and Games this holiday. Named after the racing legend Mario Andretti, Andretti’s offers high-speed superkart racing along multi-level tracks. The 110,000-square-foot facility offers several attractions including over 120 arcade games, an indoor ropes course and virtual reality experiences.

For more VR fun, consider a gift card to Immersive Gamebox. The hyper-immersive adventures offer gamers and non-gamers of all ages a chance to step into a private room and feel transported to distant worlds filled with alien attacks, ghosts haunting and espionage.

The Rockstar:
Lava Cantina

Treat the rock star in your life to the VIP experience at Lava Cantina. This live music venue brings big-name headliners to The Colony like Steve Aoki and Snoop Dogg, in addition to local acts and loved tribute bands. Beyond bringing the heat in the world of entertainment, Lava Cantina serves up a mouth-watering menu of coastal Mexican cuisine with a Creole twist. Check out their full schedule to treat your loved ones to dinner and a show.

The Dapper Guy:
Men’s Salons

All men deserve pampering. The folks over at The Shop provide classic cuts and close shaves, as well as men’s grooming essentials. Stop by the store and check out everything from hair pomade to beard oil for the well-groomed man. 

Treat the men in your life to the ultimate grooming experience at Scissors & Scotch. Traditional barbering and luxurious spa services combine for relaxing hair, beard and facial treatments. Unwind with a complimentary drink from the bar for the complete barbershop experience. Check out their membership to additional perks and the gift that keeps giving.

The Overworked:
Massage Centers

Treat your hardworking loved one to a relaxing spa treatment or massage. The Colony is home to multiple salons and spas offering pampering services this holiday season. Stop by and pick up a gift card or products to pamper the overworked on your list. 

The Sommelier:
The Colony Wine Bar

Picking the right red, white or rosé for the discerning wine lover in your life can be tough. Let the helpful staff at The Colony Wine Bar recommend the perfect bottle this holiday season. Start with their crowd-pleasing picks or inquire about staff favorites and bottles for any budget. Bring a friend for a wine flight tasting with this special offer. Once you’ve selected a bottle or two, don’t forget the stocking stuffers. Shop seasonal wine charms, bottle stoppers and other must-have accessories.  Order online for local delivery or pick up at their bottle shop inside Grandscape.

The Fitness Buff:

The triathlon experts at PlayTri have the knowledge and know-how on shopping for the athletes in your life. They have all the tools and toys to help those on your list excel in their multisport goals. Shop the latest in bikes, helmets, accessories and tech. If you’re not sure what your athletes need, give gift cards and let them shop for themselves. 

The Collector:
Stained Glass Unlimited

For the friend in your life who loves to collect unique finds, Stained Glass Unlimited features one-of-a-kind stained glass windows, home decor and other artful treasures in their gallery. The shop’s attached studio offers a space where DIYers can learn to create their own unique pieces during special stained glass workshops.

For the art and culture enthusiasts on your holiday gift list, Dallas Silk Art at Grandscape is a hidden gem of creative expression. Explore their showroom for artisan made scarves, home décor and more, or give the gift of beauty and an experience through a private workshop.

The Posh:
Red Phone Booth

Membership has its privileges and Red Phone Booth knows how to cater to their members. Give your special someone the celebrity treatment with an annual membership. They’ll be treated to priority entry and member exclusives with additional privileges ranging from a humidified cigar locker rental to exclusive merchandise and personalized lockers.

The Hostess:
Sweet Treats

Whether attending a roaring holiday party or a small get-together with your family, don’t show up empty-handed. Stop by MeLisa’s Pies and pick up a fruit, cream or custard creation. French-inspired treats from Ollio Patisserie are sure to please, including their scratch-made macarons and cookies. Julie’s Sweets bakes tender cakes from scratch with the finest ingredients. You can’t go wrong with anything from the confectionary case at Down South Kitchen and Bakery. Pick up an assortment of cookies, cupcakes, quick breads and more. Visit our website for a full list of bakeries in The Colony.

A Look Inside:
The Homestead at Grandscape

There are more unique holiday gifts to discover at The Homestead. If you’re shopping small this season, explore nearly a dozen local boutique retailers inside Grandscape. Shops in the Homestead offer everything from all-natural soaps and candles to handcrafted jewelry and leather goods. Learn more about these small businesses that call The Colony home.

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