20 November 2023

Norfolk's Mermaid Market Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping in the Mermaid City is always a treat, especially during the holidays. During your next visit, be sure to stop by our very own Mermaid Market, located in our Visitors Center at 232 E Main St., Norfolk. We’ve got a great representation of uniquely Norfolk and Virginia-centric items that make terrific holiday gifts. Plus, we carry an assortment of wares from local artisans and makers. So come see us, support local, and get your holiday shopping started all in one stop. Or, shop online for a quick and easy memento of Norfolk delivered to your doorstep.

For the Foodie

Mermaid at Heart Mug

A ceramic masterpiece blending enchantment with elegance. The captivating mermaid tail, subtly adorned with sparkle, elevates your daily sipping experience. More than a vessel, it’s a reminder of maritime mystique. Whether coffee or tea, indulge in serenity and share the allure with friends. Life’s too short for ordinary mugs; let this redefine your mornings, embracing the extraordinary in every sip.

Mermaid tail mug

Introducing the whimsical mermaid tail-shaped mug – a ceramic marvel blending charm with functionality. This unique mug, sculpted in the form of a captivating mermaid tail, transforms your daily sipping routine into a delightful experience. Share the magic with friends or gift it to someone who appreciates the extraordinary. Life is too short for ordinary mugs – let the mermaid tail mug redefine your mornings with a touch of whimsical elegance

City With Bite Hoodie

Know someone who loves streaming our culinary series, City With Bite? Know someone who loves eating their way through Norfolk? Know someone with impeccable style who loves repping a good brand? This City With Bite hoodie is a perfect gift for the foodie in your life.

For the Decorator

Glass Mermaid Ornaments

A favorite among locals and visitors alike, these gorgeously handmade glass mermaid ornaments are the perfect addition to your tree but can also be enjoyed all year round. Created by T. Rose Glass Studio, these ornaments are mesmerizing in swirled colorful glass, making each one unique. Because of the delicate nature of these ornaments, in-store purchases are available only.

For the Lover of Local

Norfolk Love Mermaid T-shirt

Show your love for Norfolk or gift to a local-loving pal! These Norfolk LOVE mermaid shirts were lovingly created by Norfolk’s own Prince Ink and feature the city’s beloved mermaid icon we all know and love.

A History Lover’s Guide to Norfolk Book

This captivating book unveils the hidden tales that have woven Norfolk’s rich historical tapestry. From ancient castles to quaint villages, each page is a portal to the past, offering immersive narratives that breathe life into the forgotten stories of this picturesque county. More than a guide, it’s a companion for explorers, providing practical tips for those eager to traverse Norfolk’s historical wonders. Whether you’re a seasoned history buff or a curious adventurer, this book is your key to unlocking the secrets that make Norfolk a timeless gem. Don’t miss the chance to own this delightful guide—order your copy today and let the history of Norfolk unfold before your eyes!

For the Little Mermaids

Mermaid Plush

Dive into magic with our Mermaid Plush Collection—ideal for kids and collectors alike! These enchanting companions with shimmering tails make the perfect gift for little ones. Bring home a mermaid plush today and let the enchantment begin!


An absolute delight for kids who dream of underwater adventures and magical unicorns! These captivating companions, inspired by the enchanting worlds of mermaids and unicorns, make for an extraordinary and cuddly gift. Bring home a Mermaid Harmony plush today, and let the imagination of your little ones soar with aquatic and mythical wonders!

Stuff for Stockings

Mermaid tail stocking

Need a new stocking to spice up your mantel this holiday season? We have the perfect ocean-themed one! Grab this aquatic stocking to fill with all your goodies.

VA Pennant Keychain

Show your adoration for Virginia with this lovely script lettering VA Pennant Keychain. Put it on your key ring, purse or lanyard to keep a piece of Virginia with you at all times.

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