The Ten Best Gifts to Give From Brownwood, Texas

As Christmas gets closer, we get asked all the time: Do you have any unique Brownwood gift ideas? Of course, there are lots of great shops, businesses, and boutiques in Brownwood, so we decided to put together our list for the best Brownwood gifts to give in 2020:

 

#1 Give The Gift of Food

 

Did you know that the legendary Underwood’s BBQ, established in 1946, now ships their bbq all over the United States? That’s just one idea from the great local restaurants in Brownwood that offer gift cards, merchandise, clothing, and pickup options. Here are a few more:

Runaway Train Cafe

Steves’ Market and Deli

Studebaker’s Cafe & Grill

Tres Leches Bakery and Restaurant

The Turtle Restaurant

 

 

# 2 Give The Gift of Entertainment

The Lyric Theatre is a beloved treasure in Brownwood that dates back to the 1920s, and has become famous for providing high-quality entertainment and giving locals an opportunity to develop their acting skills. Tickets are available for a variety of shows, or you could make a donation to the Lyric Theatre on behalf of someone as a gift.

 

 

#3 Give the Gift of the Great Outdoors

The Lake Brownwood State Park and all of the Texas State Parks are the perfect gift for your friends who love the outdoors. Give the gift of a Texas State Parks pass, or if you know someone who just needs a getaway, send them on a relaxing long-weekend to the Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast. A peaceful, romantic getaway in the Texas Hill Country.

 

 

#4 Give the Gift of Coffee

Common Grounds Coffee has become the go-to coffee shop in Brownwood, and it only makes sense, that they would be a great option for the coffee drinkers on your shopping list. Their organic, fair-trade coffee is just one of many great gift ideas from Common Grounds.

 

 

#5 Give the Gift of Wonder

For the person who is less interested in things, and more interested in experiences, a family membership to the Lehnis Railroad Museum will be a gift the whole family can enjoy. The museum features displays for train and history enthusiasts of all ages. A family membership is only $25, and provides additional discounts to special events. Visit their gift shop for a perfect gift for your train enthusiast including books, mini trains, ornaments, and more! 

 

 

#6 Give the Gift of Beer and Wine

In 2020, Brownwood expanded the unique local beer and wine offerings with the addition of our first craft brewery, Teddy’s Brewhaus, a Texas beer-focused tap house, Pioneer Tap House, in addition to our well-established neighbors at Spirit of Texas Winery. You can find growlers, carryout options, bottles of wine, wine club memberships, and more that would serve as great gifts, not to mention hats, shirts, and more from their online stores.

 

 

#7 Give the Gift of Books

The Intermission Bookshop is new to Brownwood in 2020, but the building has quite a story. It was once known as the Historic Queen Theater. The Intermission has an online store with gift ideas, or you could just drop in say hello, and pick up a great new read for anyone on your gift list. 

 

 

#8 Give the Gift of Howard Payne University

Do you have a student, Alumni, or parent connected to Howard Payne University? The Stinger Store has a great variety of clothing, accessories, and other great gifts at their online store, including Christmas ornaments.

 

 

#9 Give the Gift of Christmas Style

Brownwood has many boutiques with styles your friends and family will love. Find that perfect Christmas decoration, outfit, or gift card that ensures they will always get the right gift. Here are a few great places to go for the perfect gift idea:

Dazzling Divas

That Crane Store

The Glamour Shop

Hamilton’s

The Hen House

Nathana’s Hair Studio

 

 

#10 Give the Gift of Brownwood

Located at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce is a gift and souvenir shop at the Harvey House that carries Brownwood and Texas items. Here you will find ornaments, books, stickers, clothing, and many more unique gift ideas.

Merry Christmas From Brownwood!

All of these gifts will make you stand out as the most knowledgeable, savvy, Brownwood gift-giver in town, but if none of these ideas work for you, please remember to shop locally first whether it is for gift cards, food, clothing, or Christmas decor. It means so much to our community and our local economy. Merry Christmas and Shop Local!