To assist with public safety, please remain diligent in adhering to safe practices outlined by the CDC like wearing a face covering and social distancing, when out in the community and stay home if you feel ill. We recommend confirming details and verifying requirements and/or safety procedures for guests before visiting a local shop, eatery or other business. 
 

Celebrate Small Business Saturday, an initiative for holiday shoppers to shop stores in their communities, by shopping in-person or online from local businesses in Wichita on Saturday, Nov. 28, and throughout the holiday season.

This year, as Wichita businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 and increasing competition from online retailers, Small Business Saturday is especially important. If you don’t feel comfortable shopping in-person, many local shops offer sales by appointment or online shopping with delivery or pickup options.

Whether you're looking for holiday gift items or something for yourself, Wichita's many eclectic shopping districts deliver big on unique gift items you can only find in Wichita. After you’re all shopped out, don’t forget to call ahead and grab a bite from a nearby local eatery!

Not sure where to start? Grab your list of who's been naughty or nice and scroll down to find some of the many one-of-a-kind shops and specialty stores in Wichita. After that, explore more festive ideas for your holidays in Wichita.

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Jeans and Pants at Standard Issue Co.

Old Town District

The brick-lined streets, historic lampposts and converted warehouses from the late 1800s let you know you’re in Old Town. The area is a mix of more than 100 businesses, including restaurants, locally owned shops, clubs, theaters, galleries, museums, loft residences, public plazas and more.

Local shopping options:
Nearby dining:

Bradley Fair Shopping in Wichita

East Wichita & Bradley Fair

In east Wichita, you’ll find shopping choices galore as well as Bradley Fair, an open-air plaza with everything from charming boutiques to well-known national retailers.

Local shopping options:
  • Cocoa Dolce: Unique chocolate and wine pairings, coffee drinks, chocolate cocktails and gelato; recently added a new line of new line of breakfast items such as breakfast burritos, quiches, yogurt, and muffins

  • Kendra Scott: Features a color bar where you can customize necklaces, bracelets, or rings in-store.

  • Paramount East Antique Mall: Antiques, vintage, furniture, glassware, primitives, industrial, farmhouse décor, collectibles and so much more in 225 booths within tens of thousands of square feet

  • The Farris Wheel: Old-time sweet shoppe, carries confections and more

  • The Popcorner: Hand-crafted, gourmet popcorn

East Wichita & Bradley Fair dining:

The Workroom in Wichita

Douglas Design District

The stretch of Douglas Avenue from Old Town to the doorway of east Wichita is known as Douglas Design District, and is lined with eateries, local boutiques, breweries and public art. The area has more than a dozen unique places to shop and eat and is also known for the locally-created murals you will find in every nook and cranny.

Local shopping options:
  • Assistance League of Wichita Thrift Shop: One of the cleanest, most organized thrift shops in Wichita, also known for its philanthropic programs

  • Board & Brush: DIY workshops to make custom wood art creations and signs to use as home décor

  • The Spice Merchant: Wichita’s original gourmet coffee roaster, offering international spices, coffees and teas

  • The Workroom: Local art and artisan accessories, great inventory of Wichita flag swag

  • Zeep: Handcrafted bath and body care and home fragrance, including scrubs, creamy whipped soaps, candles, wax melts and more

  • Love of Character: Gifts, paper good and party supplies

Nearby dining:

Urban Interiors in Wichita

Downtown Wichita

Downtown Wichita is a vibrant, authentic space and hub for creative expression and situated just east of the Arkansas River in the core of the city. It’s also home to many distinct local shops and eateries. Plenty of public art, including more than 30 bronze sculptures, can be found along Douglas Avenue.

Local shopping options:
  • Cocoa Dolce: Unique chocolate and wine pairings, coffee drinks, chocolate cocktails and gelato; recently added a new line of new line of breakfast items such as breakfast burritos, quiches, yogurt, and muffins

  • Colour t-Hair-apy Salon & Oxygen Bar: Wichita’s first oxygen bar and salon offering amazing colour, precision haircuts and extensions

  • Nifty Nut House: Since 1937, this specialty store has filled its shelves with classic and modern candies, nuts, snacks and unique gift items

  • Urban Interiors: Home décor for all seasons, furniture, artwork, seasonal home décor, lighting and Wichita flag swag

Nearby dining and breweries:

Generations Antiques and Artisans in Wichita

West Wichita & NewMarket Square

West Wichita consists of popular shopping and dining districts, including NewMarket Square – home to popular retailers and restaurants, as well as Wichita favorites.

Local shopping options:
  • Cocoa Dolce: Unique chocolate and wine pairings, coffee drinks, chocolate cocktails and gelato; recently added a new line of new line of breakfast items such as breakfast burritos, quiches, yogurt, and muffins

  • Generations Antiques & Artisans: Re-purposed, up-cycled, whimsical treasures and Wichita flag swag

  • Paramount Antique Mall: Antiques, vintage, furniture, glassware, primitives, industrial, farmhouse décor, collectibles and so much more in 225 booths within tens of thousands of square feet

  • The Popcorner: Hand-crafted, gourmet popcorn

Nearby dining:

Shopping in Delano

Historic Delano District

Wichita’s Delano District is just west of the Arkansas River near downtown along Douglas Avenue. It is an eclectic and fun shopping district with a rich history.

Local shopping options:
  • Bungalow 26: Unexpected and eclectic goods, Wichita-centric items, home accessories and beauty products

  • Bohemia Healing Spa: natural and holistic treatments including therapeutic massage, facials and health wraps

  • Hatman Jack’s: For more than 45 years, this specialty shop has been creating and customizing hats and repairing hats, also stock gloves, scarves and other accessories

  • The Health Connection: Alternative medicine store, carrying CBD products and offering yoga, guided meditation, pain therapy and more; great selection of Wichita flag swag items

Nearby dining:

Revolutsia Common Area and Firepit

Revolutsia

Revolutsia is a unique shipping container mall and dining community located just east of the Douglas Design District in Wichita. It is centered around a firepit and outdoor gathering space.

Local shopping options:
  • Aztekas Boutique: Premier Hispanic artisan shop working with artists in Mexico and indigenous people; ship all over the U.S.

  • Calabar Market: Handmade bath bombs, shea butter, salt and sugar scrubs, African clothing, t-shirts, sunglasses, handbags and other accessories

  • Camp Creek Vintage: Vintage clothing for men and women in Wichita

  • Snark and String Studio: Planners, pens, washi tapes and analog productivity goods

  • Strange Tides: New and used book store and literary space

  • Vortex Souvenir: Art and design-focused retail gift shop offering curated items produced by independent artists

  • Wizards Asylum ICT: New release and extensive back issue collection of comics, great selection of tabletop and board games

  • Ze German Markt: Wichita’s only German-exclusive import shop, full of treats, ingredients and supplies

Nearby dining:

Clifton Square in Wichita

Clifton Square

Nestled in between the Douglas Design District and College Hill sits Clifton Square, a 19th century village of local shops. If you’re looking for charm and character, this is the shopping experience for you! Plus, many murals to find, painted on the Victorian homes-turned shops.

Local shopping options:
  • Aida Stenholm: Custom, made-to-order shoes that are individually handcrafted, designed and hand sewn by Aida Stenholm.

  • Papa’s General Store: Hand-dipped ice cream, gourmet espresso, craft roast coffee, shakes, hot chocolate bombs, novelty socks and amazing novelties and more

  • The Tea House at Clifton Square: Specialty and loose-leaf tea from around the world, tea accessories and prepackaged food, such as biscotti and muffins.

  • Wicked Stitch: Custom made designs, screen printed apparel, embroidery, gifts and more

Nearby dining:

Twister City Harley Davidson Near Wichita

Surrounding area

Just north of Wichita, you’ll find many unique shops, glass-blowing studios and even a farm to sip wine and savor fresh cheeses and gelato.

Shopping options:
  • Hundred Acre Floral: Design studio specializing in fresh flower designs; monthly plans available

  • Infinity Art Glass: Christmas ornaments, hand-blown glass sculptures, sinks, lights, paperweights and vessels; glassblowing demonstrations by appointment

  • Karg Art Glass: Watch hand-blown art glass being created and shop the gift gallery

  • Twister City Harley-Davidson: Wichita-area Harley-Davidson® dealer

Nearby eateries and wineries:

 

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