Find the perfect gifts for all your special loved ones in Ridgeland, Mississippi, during Wrap It in Ridgeland. This annual promotional event invites visitors and locals alike to plan the most epic shopping getaway by offering discounted hotel rates, extra hotel goodies, a Renaissance at Colony Park gift card and a gift card to the Gift Box, a local boutique that provides gift wrapping services. Participants can book any time from Nov. 20 – Dec. 21.
Ridgeland has quickly become Mississippi’s go-to shopping destination, and there’s good reason. With a wealth of independently owned boutiques and big brand retailers scattered throughout town, it’s easy to find whatever you’re looking for, and more.
Stroll the streets of the old-world style Renaissance at Colony Park, a true lifestyle center featuring some of Ridgeland’s finest restaurants, amazing fountains, lush landscaping and high-end shops, including the state’s only Apple store. Close by, the Railroad District of Ridgeland, The Township and Trace Station are bustling with specialty shops, spas, restaurants and recreational shops. Ridgeland also is home to Northpark, a one-stop family-friendly shopping destination with more than 120 retailers.
And for a gift you won’t find anywhere else, stop by the Bill Waller Craft Center. Located right off the Natchez Trace Parkway, this 20,000-square-foot facility houses the work of more than 400 artisans. From woodworking to pottery to ironwork to jewelry, your gift is not only truly one-of-a-king, but it also supports local craftsmen.
And what’s a shopping trip without great food? With one of the best variety of restaurants in the South, there’s always a tempting treat to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters in Ridgeland. Shopping till you drop and want to stop for a quick lunch? You can find that and more and be back on your way. But trust us, you’ll want to linger a little longer and discover a special place for dinner. Did we mention we’re the Steak Capital of Mississippi?
And don’t feel guilty for getting a little treat for yourself while you’re shopping for others! Just be sure you “Wrap It in Ridgeland!”
For more information, explore VisitRidgeland.com/wrapit.
- by Trisha Boyer
- by Local Palate