Oh, the Places You Should Go to Find Your Staunton Swag
Want to properly commemorate your Staunton vacation or just show off your hometown Staunton style? How about getting yourself some swag (souvenirs, wearables, and gifts)? Here’s how to find Staunton-branded calendars, stickers, t-shirts, bags, mugs, and more.
- Made; By the People, For the People offers a variety of locally made and designed items. They also have a selection of Staunton-themed products, such as several styles of Staunton stickers including pipeline-themed “no fracking way” and “St-ANT-on” with a picture of an ant. Made also sells shirts, magnets, holiday ornaments, flasks, pillows, socks, maps, greeting cards, tea towels, prints, and postcards.
- Latitudes sells Staunton t-shirts and Oxfords in several colors. You can also pick up three different styles of Staunton holiday ornament. Carry it in an all-natural canvas GOEX ethically-made tote bag depicting a Staunton skyline.
- The American Shakespeare Center gift shop sells Blackfriars-themed items like playhouse t-shirts and “We do it with the lights on” stickers. They also carry ASC postcards, holiday ornaments, mugs, ball caps, and pint glasses as well as cheeky items like “out damned spot” hand sanitizer and insult greeting cards. You can also purchase watercolor prints of the playhouse painted by local artist Noelia Nunez.
- You’ve probably seen her work in gift shops around town, but head to local artist Haley Roberts’s Little Miss Pinkerbell website for even more Staunton and Queen City Mischief and Magic stickers, prints, cards, calendars, and coloring books. Don’t see exactly what you want? You can even order custom designs.
- The Sparrow’s Nest sells unique and handcrafted items, many from local artisans and farms. Look for greeting cards, original artwork, turned wood bowls, jewelry, wood furniture, and treats from local farms and kitchens.
- Along with a big selection of new and used books, The Book Dragon stocks Staunton swag. You’ll find t-shirts, stickers, maps, and books and items of local interest.
- The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum gift shop sells items to commemorate Wilson’s life and times. Visitors can also shop for t-shirts, holiday ornaments, and watercolor notecards depicting the Staunton birthplace.
- While the Co-Art Gallery doesn’t sell Staunton swag per se, you’ll still find Staunton scenes depicted in paintings and photographs.
- If you’re looking for holiday swag, the SDDA store stocks the Staunton-themed ornament.
- Pufferbellies Toys and Books has sweet stickers of the “Small Town, BIG Watering Can”.
More Staunton-Area Swag
- Mary Baldwin grads can remember their days as fighting squirrels by shopping the campus store online for swag.
- Redbeard Brewing Company rocks craft beer made with high-quality malts, hops, and the finest “Staunton municipal tap water.” You can show your appreciation with Redbeard merch like t-shirts, hats, stickers, glassware, and growlers. The brewery is just one stop along the Beerwerks Trail. Earn a free t-shirt if you sign up for the Beerwerks Passport Program and visit eight breweries.
- Staunton-themed items also appear on online marketplaces such as Etsy. There are several sellers who offer Staunton t-shirts, stickers, mugs, and more, often with unique designs. Here’s a link to a Staunton coffee mug!
Find More Locally-Made Gifts
- Sunspots Studios sells beautiful locally-made art glass and jewelry.
- Medieval Fantasies Company creates soaps, teas, armor, medieval swords and clothing, and much, much more.
- Queen City Games and Gifts carries the handcrafted work of local artists and artisans.
- The Foundry Pop-Ups is a great place to shop for gifts and pretty things made by local artists and artisans.
- Finally, if you want to distribute your own Staunton business-themed swag, check out Shenandoah Sign Company.
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