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Find Unique Last-Minute Holiday Gifts at The Old Town Shop in Alexandria

Two ladies looking at a Christmas ornament at The Old Town Shop in Alexandria, VA.
The Old Town Shop’s Assistant Manager Amanda Appenzeller (right) helps shopper Sara Engibous of Oregon with a selection of classic and whimsical ornaments for a grandchild. (Photo: Susan McLain Sullivan)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The welcoming decorations of The Old Town Shop, just a block from the beautiful waterfront, bring shoppers to the assorted treasures within its cozy walls.

Among a marvelous assortment of gifts are other 2023 holiday ornaments, including the 2022 and the 2023 White House ornaments, as well as a few just for Old Town Alexandria.

Colorful metal brass ornament showing five brightly painted townhouses in Old Town Alexandria.
This unique ornament of the iconic Old Town Houses is engraved with Old Town Alexandria and is a perfect gift to remember Old Town. Custom designed and only available at The Old Town Shop. Made in the USA from solid brass, finished in 24kt gold, and hand lacquer to feature vivid colors that truly stand out on the tree or mantle. Size: 3.” W x 2.5″ H. Blue ribbon included for hanging. Gift boxed in a beautiful gold box. Made in the USA. Available in store or online at (Photo: The Old Town Shop)

MORE: Meet the Owner of The Old Town Shop, Valerie Ianieri

Green and white tin of Virginia HUBS peauts.
At The Old Town Shop you can always pick up a can of the famous Hubs salted peanuts which are Virginia peanuts at their very best: extra-large with awesome crunchiness and flavor. You will love Hubs Virginia peanuts and will love to give a variety of cans as gifts for any and all occasions! Packaged in a reusable vacuum-sealed tin. Nutritious · Delicious · Reliable · Sustainable Product of Virginia. $12.95. (Photo: The Old Town Shop)

The stone-front shop is filled to its edges with all things Old Town and Virginia, including glassware, apparel, toys, regional foods, tote bags, magnets, books, and countless mementos.

Stone fronted exterior of The Old Town Shop in Alexandria, VA decorated with holiday wreaths and bows.
The Old Town Shop is located at 104 South Union Street in Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo: Susan McLain Sullivan)

The Old Town Shop is open daily and located in the heart of the pedestrian-only blocks near the Potomac River waterfront at 105 South Union Street, Alexandria, Va., 22314.  Public parking is nearby. You can also visit the website at


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