The region’s central shopping center is Southpark Mall, located at 230 Southpark Circle in the City of Colonial Heights. Southpark Mall has easy access via two exits from Interstate 95.
Additional major retail centers are located in Chesterfield County and other small-scale shopping is available throughout the Gateway Region.
Richmond is less than a 30 minute drive away with shopping districts like Carytown and numerous additional shopping centers and malls. The Williamsburg Premium Outlets are only a ferry ride away from Surry.
Select a community name below to see malls, stores and shopping centers that are local to the area.
- Chesterfield County
Chesterfield Towne Center and Westchester Commons are the main retail hubs in Chesterfield County, where you can find anything under the sun from gourmet foods at Fresh Market, to home accessories at HomeGoods, to major retailers like Macy’s, Bandolino, Kohl’s and Ann Taylor Loft.
- The City of Colonial Heights
The retail hub of the Tri-Cities, Colonial Heights boasts some of the biggest sales numbers on the East Coast at Southpark Mall and its surrounding retailers, which include Michael’s, Target, Old Navy, Marshalls and more. Southpark Mall is located at 230 Southpark Circle, and is easily accessed via two exits from Interstate 95.
The Boulevard (Route 1/ Route301) is a north-south retail corridor that forms the spine of Colonial Heights. You'll find all manner of food stores, banks, restaurants and local shops along The Boulevard.
- Dinwiddie County
A short drive off of Interstate 95 or Interstate 85 will get you to Southpark Mall and major chain retailers and restaurants in Colonial Heights. Drive just another 15 to 30 minutes, and you have access to much of the Richmond-Petersburg shopping and service area.
- The City of Hopewell
Designated a Virginia Main Street community in 2011, Hopewell Downtown Partnership is leading a revival in independent retail at Hopewell's historic center. After browsing the shops, walk down to the waterfront at City Point Marina to find your next boat at Jordan Point Sales.
- The City of Petersburg
If you are an antique collector or love boutiques, then Old Towne Petersburg is a must. Oak Antique Mall, Old Towne Marketplace and Petersburg Pickers are just a few of the many reasons you need to shop here, with everything in walking distance.
- Prince George County
Prince George County is situated just 10 minutes from Southpark Mall via Interstate 95 or Virginia State Route 36.
There is also a county Farmers’ Market May through October at Scott Pavilion Park.
- Surry County
Just a 30-minute ferry ride will put you the midst of three major upscale retail destinations.
- Premium Outlets of Williamsburg - includes Banana Republic, Coach, Ralph Lauren, Lucky Jeans and dozens more
- Merchant’s Square - a shopping district in the heart of historic Williamsburg
- Newtown - a mixed-use retail center of more than 170 shops and restaurants
Or, stay in Surry and visit Wallace Edwards & Sons. This unique retailer sells authentic southern smoked meats, seafood & dessert specialties. ShowPlace offers furniture and home décor at affordable prices.
The regional retail hub, Southpark Mall, is a 30-minute drive away.
- Sussex County
One of the unique local shops in Sussex is the Virginia Diner Peanut Shop at 408 County Drive North (U.S. Route 460) in Wakefield, VA. A 30-minute drive from U.S. Route 460 or Interstate 95 will take you to the retail hub of the Tri-Cities: Southpark Mall.