Win $175 in the Holiday Shopping Showdown! 32 Top West Michigan Shopping Spots Compete for Best Shopping Destination!

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Holiday Shopping Showdown

 32 Local Shops have been nominated for the 2021 West MI Holiday Shopping Showdown!

Shops will compete in 5 rounds over several weeks. Round 1 kicks off on Tuesday, November 23 at noon and the contest concludes Wednesday, December 15 at noon.

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One shop will emerge as the Top Holiday Shopping Destination and will be gifted a 20-minute video interview that will air on the GRKIDS Facebook page just in time to plug last-minute holiday shopping.

Plus, one lucky voter will receive a $175 gift certificate to the winning shop (purchased by GRKIDS), just in time for the holidays!

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Shopping Directory

Find all the best boutiques, book stores, vintage stores, specialty food shops and more here.

Search by shopping type in the dropdown list below, or peruse the entire directory for inspiration.

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

Your go-to family owned store for unique gifts, home decor and more.

6504 28th St SE Suite E, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

(616) 214-8513

Bookstores Shop

Grand Rapids' oldest and largest used book shop, including new and used Comic Books.

1405 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 454-0111

Game Stores Shop

Board games, toys, and puzzles for all ages.

Probably the most extensive board game selection in West Michigan.

5212 S Division Ave, Kentwood, MI 49548

(616) 259-9224

Bookstores, Game Stores Shop

Head here for board games for kids and adults, comic books, graphic novels & manga.

Their staff is amazing at giving recommendations for every comic and game loving person in your life. Tell them the age and interests, and the staff will have ideas for you in no time.

95A Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 776-9013

Bookstores Shop

This popular local independent bookstore has an expansive selection of new and used books for all ages.

You can also find interesting gifts galore, from toys in the children's section to the kitchen items, office items and other gifts throughout the store.

2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

(616) 942-2561

Home Decor, Gifts, Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Horrocks is an independent market with unique groceries, gifts and everything in between.

You'll find food, gifts, home decor, a garden center... the list goes on and on.

Plus specialty beer, wine, and cheese, and an incredible deli with fresh pizzas and more. They've even got outdoor dining where you can enjoy them.

4455 Breton Rd SE, Kentwood, MI 49508

(616) 455-7998

Vintage, Boutique, Home Decor, Gifts, Clothing, Virtual Shop

Although women's clothing is the main focus, jb and me also specializes in vintage finds, home goods, and gorgeous accessories.

The charming mix of trendy fashions and comfortable appeal will keep you spellbound for hours.

36 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

(616) 392-8902

Specialty Food & Drink, Virtual Shop

Koeze specializes in artisanal nuts and chocolates.

Get your cashews, pistachios, almonds and peanuts plain or chocolate covered.

Don't miss a best selling gift basket!

1971 E Beltline Ave NE Ste 101, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

(616) 364-8214

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

The DeVos-Keeler Gift Shop at Frederik Meijer Gardens has all kinds of unique gifts, including original and handmade items.

You'll find jewelry, accessories, and gifts for both home and garden.

Plus fun and educational books, toys, and baby items.

And of course exhibition-related gifts and Meijer Gardens-branded items, too!

1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

(616) 957-7904

Boutique, Home Decor, Gifts, Clothing Shop

Guelaguetza Designs aims to help build cultural bridges through the sale of beautiful handmade items from Mexico.

In addition to shoes and clothing for the whole family, you can also get handmade Mexican dolls and toys, clay pieces, accessories, jewelry, home decor and more.

2727 De Hoop Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

(616) 929-0515

Boutique, Home Decor, Clothing, Virtual Shop

Jade specializes in contemporary women's clothing and accessories for stylish women of all ages.

17 Squires St NE, Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 866-7207

Home Decor Shop

gather-d is an inviting and well curated space filled with home decor, clothing and gifts for everyone. We also offer a small rental gathering space.

46 E. Bridge St., Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 951-7075

Specialty Food & Drink, Candy Shop

Rocket Fizz has the largest selection of candy and soda ever found in one store. Hundreds of sodas from microbreweries all over the world + almost every candy imaginable.

2090 Celebration Drive, Suite 122, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

(616) 279-2913

Candy Shop

Over 100 years and five generations strong, the Fabiano family invites you for an old-fashioned friendly experience while shopping for homemade chocolates, fresh roasted nuts and famous Fabiano ice cream Nutty Paddle Pops. Nostalgic to current, choosing a gift is easy at The Holland Peanut Store!

46 East 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

(616) 392-4522

Candy Shop

Nostalgia Candy along with fun candy for the kids. Also fudge, toffee, salt water taffy, caramels, chocolate coffee beans, nuts, specialty chocolates and popcorn.

209 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417

(616) 935-7702

Candy Shop

Specialty candy store with dozens of gummy candies to hard candies to delectable licorice and chocolate.

1930 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI 49441

(231) 755-9933

Boutique, Clothing Shop

Lee & Birch offers a personalized shopping experience to every customer that walks in. They help every woman shopping to leave feeling better and more confidant than when they walked in. They stock high-quality clothing and accessories that will be a staple in your closet, as well as modern styles that hit the most up-to-date trends.
4 locations - Grand Haven, Rockford, Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo.

759 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 233-4001

Boutique, Clothing Shop

Hip apparel and accessories for your family and home. River Babe threads features handmade items and original designs, made with love in the mitten.

8450 Algoma Ave. NE, Rockford, MI 49341

Boutique, Clothing Shop

A family owned small business with a focus on cloth diapers and accessories. Also carries breastfeeding supplements, baby carriers, natural options for teething pain, non toxic skin care and baby bedding options and more.

12330 James St, Ste A50, Holland, MI 49424

(616) 395-5555

Boutique, Clothing Shop

Women's clothing boutique in Forest Hills, MI. Self-described as offering trendy clothes that are adorable and well-priced. Accessories, too.

820 Forest Hill Avenue Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

(616) 419-4042

Gifts, Bookstores Shop

Independent book store in downtown Rockford, MI carrying new books, locally sourced gifts, and greeting cards.

10 East Bridge Street, Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 884-0933

Boutique Shop

HMD Boutique is a magical shop that offers a bespoke shopping experience and enchanting events. Top it off with the small group dance classes for students ages 9 & under and you've got the perfect combination!

523 Ada Dr., Ada, MI 49301

(616) 920-7356

Boutique, Gifts Shop

Formerly The Paper Studio in downtown GR—now OPEN in Ada Village!
Workshops, classes, events, stationery, gifts, and more.

496 ADA DRIVE, SUITE 106, Ada, MI 49301

(616) 690-5598

Boutique, Gifts, Clothing Shop

Paperdoll is a delightful boutique that specializes in unique and affordable clothing, accessories, and gift items.
Located in downtown Rockford, they specialize in carrying limited selections of clothing & accessories.

10 E Bridge St NE, Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 866-1634

Boutique, Home Decor, Gifts Shop

Nestology Shop & Studio is a boutique featuring handmade items, home decor, and accessories. Unique handmade gifts.

141 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 901-3064

Jewelry Store Shop

Dime & Regal is a fine jewelry shop & studio supporting women designers, artists, and makers. It's located on the Wealthy Street Corridor in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 100% women-owned & run.

656 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 466-4771

Antiques, Resale, Consignment, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Windsor Cottage sells highest quality luxury resale furniture, home accessories and design. The over one-hundred year old building provides a charming backdrop for displaying furnishings in a homelike setting.

923 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 233-0411

Antiques, Resale, Vintage, Upcycled, Thrift, Boutique, Home Decor, Furniture, Clothing, Specialty Food & Drink Shop

A unique “antique & more” store featuring over 145 local artists, crafters and vendors displaying and selling quality refurbished, recycled, vintage, shabby chic and modern furniture and home decor, handmade crafts, art of all types, antiques, boutique clothing and accessories, yard art, and gourmet foods.

4790 Alpine Ave., NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321

(616) 419-4421

Antiques, Vintage, Furniture, Clothing Shop

Eastown Antiques has 2 floors of antiques, jewelry, clothing and much more with 45 plus dealers. Eastown Antiques has won the Townie Award for the Best Antique Store in Grand Rapids multiple years in a row as well as multiple "Best of the West" readers choice award from Revue Magazine.

1515 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 776-1076

Antiques, Vintage, Home Decor, Furniture, Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Red Barn Consignments & Antiques offers a wide-variety of “previously loved” items, including barn wood and windows. They also carry locally-made products like Cherry Republic, Schuil Coffee, Sandy’s Fudge and more!

217 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

(616) 490-8733

Antiques, Vintage, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Mid-century and classic designer antiques featuring retro-furniture, architectural, artwork, dining sets and much more.

445 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 732-3401

Antiques, Vintage, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Find unique treasures and antique home decor here.

209 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

(616) 897-0100

Antiques, Vintage, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Unique items and collectibles, featuring 100 dealers in 25,000 square feet of space.

449 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 235-9292

Antiques, Vintage, Thrift, Home Decor, Clothing Shop

West Michigan’s largest collection of antiques under one roof. Toys, jewelry, glassware, figurines, clothing, paintings, books and much more.

445 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 233-4000

Antiques, Vintage, Thrift, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

North Star Antiques combines the convenience of online shopping with unique and personal small town shopping experience. They specialize in vintage postcards and also sell collectibles and antiques & Uniques!

211 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

(616) 897-0898

Antiques, Vintage, Upcycled, Boutique, Home Decor, Furniture, Clothing Shop

Home decor, refinished furniture, antiques, vintage items; boutique shopping, jewelry, crafted goods, gifts for all occasions, seasonal decor and so much more.

6837 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI 49401

(616) 895-2667

Antiques, Vintage, Upcycled, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Furniture, Home Decor, Handmade Items, Vintage, Antiques, New, Repurposed and Pre-loved.

4187 Chicago Drive & 2900 Wilson, Grandville, MI 49418

Antiques, Vintage, Upcycled, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

An eclectic mix of vintage and antique treasures, beautiful custom painted furniture and accessories.

317 E. Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

(616) 897-8601

Antiques, Vintage, Upcycled, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

An antique store with an exclusive collection of treasures lost, found and artfully interpreted. Re-claimed furnishings come in every shape and color and they are recycled, re-purposed and even accentuated with a fresh coat of paint. Plus, a brilliant lighting collection, an anthology of amateur and folk art and fanciful inspirations from terrariums and ceiling tile frames to vintage tool boxes and old hardware.

946 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 456-7888

Bookstores Shop

Grand Rapids' proudly progressive, consciously curated, and fiercely independent neighborhood bookstore featuring books, gifts, accessories, cards, and stationery.

966 Cherry Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 214-8233

Bookstores Shop

Bettie’s Pages features a great selection of high quality, pre-owned, new, and bargain books as well as a selection of vintage inspired gifts and locally made goods. They have a selection of teas and coffee to sip and enjoy while you hang out and lots of comfy seating.

216 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

(616) 319-1614

Bookstores Shop

Children's and adult books specially curated to be diverse and inclusive. Also has many gifts and books by local artists.

1035 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 951-4842

Boutique, Bookstores, Toy Stores Shop

Shop for unique, modern, and classic gifts/toys/books for babies and kids.

Their lineup includes locally made products, eco-friendly & educational items.

909 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 233-4008

Boutique, Clothing Shop

Tip Toes offers clothing, accessories, toys and books for newborns to size 14.

60 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

(616) 298-2345

Boutique, Clothing Shop

Offering a wide assortment of children's clothing, footwear and gifts for infants to juniors, boys and girls.

725 Bagley Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 855-1198

Boutique, Home Decor, Clothing Shop

A specialty boutique featuring cute unique gifts for children, home, and her.

703 Bagely Ave, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 551-0186

Boutique Shop

Your one-stop-shop for stationery, greeting cards, Grand Rapids-themed items & unique gifts for anyone.

40 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Candy Shop

They make small batch cotton candy in flavors like Bubble Gum, Tropical Punch, Root Beet Float, Confetti Cake and Salty Caramel.

Purchase in packages or freshly spun cones.

1925 Lakeshore Drive, Muskegon, MI 49441

(616) 259-4995

Consignment, Boutique, Clothing Shop

A consignment shop for infants, children, and teens -- high quality clothing at un-salted prices!

1558 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 214-1281

Consignment, Clothing Shop

Women's consignment shop selling high quality clothing at a fraction of the cost. Donated items benefit those people in need at In The Image.

7504 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, MI 49301

(616) 676-1869

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Specialty coffee and handmade chocolates.

9 North Main St, Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 363-3444

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Wine merchant and gourmet grocer focused on procuring the finest beverage and food products. Global wine selection, boutique and small batch liquors, local craft and imported beers, locally sourced and specialty groceries, cut-to-order cheese from small farms and dairies around the world, and freshly prepared delicious deli items.

200 Union Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 459-0911

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Featuring a variety of specialty cheese from around the world. Customers can sample from a list of cheddar, asiago, havarti, swiss, provolone, gouda, brie, mozzerella, manchego, goat cheese and many more. Also providing gourmet specialty foods and handmade goods.

315 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 242-9880

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Specialty kettle corn where every batch is made by hand with a secret recipe over a flaming kettle.

435 Ionia Ave SW suite 121, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 447-9800

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Specialty beverage store stocked with Craft Beer, Worldwide Wine and Premium Spirits with approachable, knowledgeable and unpretentious hospitality.

3835 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

(616) 942-7240

Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Old World Olive Co is a specialty extra virgin olive oil & aged balsamic tasting room. In addition to their awesome oils and vinegars, they also have Tapenades, Jams, Dips, Mustards, Aiolis, Seasonings, and Michigan-made Pasta.

108 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 884-0107

Game Stores, Toy Stores Shop

Locally owned and operated, they specialize in high quality toys, games and gifts for kids of all ages.

63 Courtland St, Rockford, MI 49341

(616) 866-8783

Game Stores Shop

Blue Bridge Games is a local game store in the city of Grand Rapids that offers a great selection of analog entertainment - board games, role-playing games, sealed Magic items, jigsaw puzzles and more.

954 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 427-3585

Gifts, Clothing Shop

Woosah is a naturally inspired art and apparel brand with a printshop and retail store based in Grand Rapids.

738 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 600-7736

Gifts, Specialty Food & Drink Shop

Art of the Table is a beloved specialty gourmet shop that provides delicious products for entertaining and makes the big and small moments of life more memorable. They pair personal taste you can trust with a unique range of food, libations, and table accessories to delight customers from around the corner to across the country.

606 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 301-1885

Gifts Shop

Gemini Handmade is a handcrafted shopping destination, a crossroads for makers and their community, and collective studio, featuring functional art and craft from West Michigan-based, independently operated designers and artists. They offer shopping, workshops, and handcrafted experiences for all ages and types of participants.

963 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Gifts Shop

The store with a conscience focusing on holistic health, wellness and spiritual growth.

1430 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 456-9889

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

Rebel is a homegrown, modern gift shop on the West Coast of Michigan. Our products come from all over the world and are meant to inspire, challenge, cheer up and change the conversation.

1555 Wealthy Street SE Suite 101, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 218-9257

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

A full-service florist, gift shop, and home decor store dedicated to high standards of quality and exceptional service.

4665 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

(616) 956-6747

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

They transform ordinary clay into extraordinary pottery. All their pieces are hand made and hand painted in Grand Rapids.

7199 Thornapple River Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301

(616) 682-0730

Home Decor, Gifts Shop

Home Decor boutique in East Grand Rapids.

1409 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Home Decor Shop

They are passionate about supporting a natural, healthier life through continued plant education and carefully curated products.

1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 279-6752

Resale, Consignment, Boutique, Clothing Shop

A high-quality consignment shop offering trendy and timeless apparel and accessories for women and children (ages NB-8), in a thoughtfully organized and family friendly boutique setting.

4496 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

(616) 202-4949

Resale, Consignment, Boutique, Clothing Shop

A hip collection of current women’s fashion - clothing and accessories up to 75% off regular retail prices!

926 E. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 889-0947

Resale, Consignment, Boutique, Clothing Shop

Rosa's Closet is a woman's consignment boutique, that provides designer clothing and accessories in upscale brands at an affordable price.

2141 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 242-9100

Resale, Consignment, Boutique, Clothing Shop

Grand Rapids' award-winning resale shop with in-season, on-trend women's clothing, shoes, bags, jewelry and accessories.

145 Diamond Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 805-6848

Resale, Consignment, Clothing Shop

Plato's Closet specializes in gently used clothes and accessories for teen and twenty something girls and guys. They have a huge selection of trendy, designer styles as well as those every day basics you can't live without - all at up to 70% off mall retail prices!

2650 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

(616) 957-6622

Resale, Home Decor, Furniture, Clothing Shop

Affordable, high quality items to support the education of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary students around the world.

4390 Chicago Dr SW, Grandville, MI 49418

(616) 647-5342

Resale, Thrift, Clothing Shop

Africa's Child accepts gently used donations, resells them at the thrift store and gives 100% of the profit to African ministries, particularly in Zambia.

3482 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

(616) 361-8444

Resale, Thrift, Home Decor, Furniture, Clothing Shop

Mission India Super Thrift is a resale store that supports Mission India's ministry work with Indian Christian partners to share the Gospel and plant churches.

2146 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

(616) 361-7411

Thrift, Consignment, Clothing Shop

Women's and men's consignment fashion in the hottest looks and trends in clothing and accessories.

450 E. Division St., Grand Rapids, MI 49341

(616) 863-8491

Vintage, Boutique, Home Decor, Clothing Shop

The Found Cottage is an eclectic mix of vintage and new home accessories, clothing, jewelry, decor and furniture.

2460 Chicago Drive, Suite B, Hudsonville, MI 49426

(616) 662-0505

Vintage, Upcycled, Thrift, Home Decor, Furniture, Clothing Shop

Reinspired Treasures is Grand Rapids' favorite store for an eclectic mix of vintage and new home décor, farmhouse finds, boutique clothing, artisan creations and more.

2417 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

(616) 915-2299

Vintage, Upcycled, Thrift, Home Decor, Furniture Shop

Fantastic variety of "one of a kind" furniture pieces, farmhouse home decor, many repurposed items, beautiful jewelry, along with much, much, more! They are also an authorized retailer for Rethunk Junk by Laura paint line.

2455 29th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

(616) 551-1008

Shopping in Grand Rapids means Marvelous Me Books
Stores like Marvelous Me Books on Wealthy include amazing coffee (The Sparrows) as well.

Grand Rapids’ Best Home Decor Stores

Readers chimed in on their favorite home decor stores around West Michigan in our annual Grandtastic Awards. These are the best spots to snag the perfect area rug, wall hanging or house warming gift.

1 2Winner: HomeGoods

Best Home Decor Stores in Grand Rapids

1. HomeGoods
2. At Home
3. The Found Cottage
4. West Elm
5. Wilderness Expressions
6. Design Quest
7. Beyond the Door
8. The Honeysuckle
9. Gather-d
10. Changing Thymes
10. Parooz

gather-d in Rockford

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Top Home Decor Store

About gather-d

gather-d is an inviting and well curated space filled with home decor, clothing and gifts for everyone. We also offer a small rental gathering space.

Local Shopping Spots With the Best Goods and Services

Whether you love perusing shelves for hours on end or you’d rather just walk in, purchase your specific item and walk out, you want to know where to shop in Grand Rapids.

Our area is full of beautiful shops that thoughtfully curate items they know West Michigan will be excited about.

Find interesting shops throughout West Michigan. Popular districts in Grand Rapids include Wealthy Street, downtown, Eastown and Fulton Street. Travel a little farther out and enjoy picturesque downtown shopping in East Grand Rapids, Rockford or Lowell.

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