With Christmas coming at us faster than the Jack Taylor Weir releasing water on the Balonne, there’s no better place to start your gift planning than in the St George Region! With an abundance of options like locally produced products to complement your cooking as well as beautiful crafted handmade gifts, we’re confident you’ll find something to suit all the special ones in your life.
Handmade in St George
Amazing locally crafted items showcasing the region’s incredible talent. Ceramics, framed artworks, jewellery, fresh flowers, timber products and so much more. Open Saturday mornings and some lunch times through the week closer to Christmas.
If you’re looking for that wow gift for that someone special, you can’t go past the incredible silver and metal work done by Tina. A beautiful range of handcrafted one-off pieces with other gift lines also available. More exciting, is her display of local vintage wedding dresses, some as old as 100 years, which are rotated fortnightly.
Get your outfits organised, party season is knocking on the door! Ladies, this is where you’ll find it. With a range of styles, sizes and prices including all the accessories needed to add that pizzaz. Be sure to check out the new additions to the store to deck out your home as well.
This is the one stop shop for almost everything! Clothing, shoes, toys, bikes, fishing and camping gear just to name a few. Friendly old fashioned customer service will surely help you find just what you’re looking for.
St George Florist
Family owned and operated providing gorgeous bouquets and floral arrangements to suit every event or celebration. If flowers are not your thing, call in and check out their other beautifully tasteful items.
The Farmhouse St George
Not only will you get a great cuppa and delicious meal, The Farmhouse St George also has a whole range of items, soaps, hand creams, pots, tableware to name a few. Surely, you’ll find the perfect gift for under the tree.
Bargains 4 U
Fondly known as the two-dollar shop, your mind will be blown with the range of items lining the isles. With too many things to list you can be guaranteed to not walk out of there empty handed. You’ll even find those things you didn’t know you needed!
A mother daughter duo who teamed up to bring a delightful store, for all your beauty needs including gifts, from candles to chocolates be sure to check out their beautiful range.
Visitor Information Centre
Not only will you find great information on St George and surrounding towns, but you’ll also find a range of local produce, handmade cards, candles, and pens, along with fishing shirts and T-shirts for both adults and children, cups, glasses, caps and even souvenir socks!
Needing a wine for all the upcoming events? Why not take a bottle from the most western winery in Queensland. Not only will you find the perfect drop to compliment that festive meal, you’ll also find the perfect bottle to add to your gift giving list. If wine isn’t what you’re after, why not a chutney, relish or jam made from locally grown grapes.
Balonne Betta Home living Pop in and see the friendly faces down at Betta! For your next fridge, TV, air conditioner, lounge suite, mattress or small appliance Balonne Betta Home Living are your local experts. The Nosse family have been supplying goods to locals in the Balonne Shire since 1964 and the third generation owners and operators, Brett & Liz Nosse carry on the family tradition.
If you’re heading out west and looking for that something a little different the Nullawokka Art Gallery and gift store or the Bollon Post Office could very well have just what you’re looking for. If Markets are more your thing … give the Bollon Post Office a call and get all the upcoming dates to snag a unique item.
Small town, big finds! Locally owned and operated stores like Cotton Seed Studio and Linen Cupboard are where the hidden treasures are. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by what you’ll find at the Rural Transaction Centre in the heart of town. Stop by and fill your Santa sack for yourself or someone else.
The little town once known as Kelly’s Point might just surprise you. With a Pub and General Store stocking all the necessities, a souvenir from this border town might be right on the money.
The town that holds the title for not only having the first grain Silos painted in Queensland but it’s also the first town to have working Silos painted in Australia, you’d be mad not to take home a memento. To find these check out the Information Station, Thallon Coffee Shop and Hotel Francis.
Among all our amazing little shops in the St George Region sits Flock, right on the Queensland/ New South Wales Border, grab a coffee or a freshly made snack while ticking off that gift list. Head into town to Shafay’s Café have a bite and finish off that Christmas shopping.
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