Wichita is a regional shopping destination where you can find something for everyone at one-of-a-kind shops or got-it-all shopping centers. Are you doing some holiday shopping or trying to find that perfect birthday or anniversary gift? Find retro treasures or items to decorate your home and office at a variety of shops in downtown Wichita, Old Town, Douglas Design District or one of our many shopping centers.
Art, Books, Gifts & Floral
Wichita’s newest gift shop, Vortex Souvenir, offers a variety of items working to promote creativity and inspiration within the community. It’s an artist’s haven, centered on design and honing artistic skill.
Looking for a unique piece to complete your living room set? Look for glass art at Infinity Art Glass and Karg Art Glass, both of which specialize in blown-glass and offer gifts of all mediums. If you’re looking for even more interesting housing items and décor, stop by Urban Interiors by Farmhouse 5 to find that perfect gift for the most eclectic decorator.
Foodies will love the snack pack environment of Nifty Nut House and Kernel’s Popcorn Express. Nifty Nut House is known for its countless shelves filled with more than 4,500 items, and has been declared a “national treasure” by food expert Alton Brown. Kernel’s Popcorn Express offers gourmet popcorn in more than 30 flavors. It makes for the perfect gift for the brave soul that likes to try new mixes. Stop by The Farris Wheel, an old-fashioned sweet shop featuring custom designs that make perfect gifts for family and friends.
Chocolate lovers need to stop by Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates as some of the most rare cacao in the world is used to make gourmet treats. Also, stop by the chocolate lounge to get a fix for your sweet tooth, order some coffee or divulge in some chocolate beer or dessert wine.
Boutiques & Clothing
Have you fallen in love with the Wichita flag? Wichita certainly has. You can buy flag swag and other souvenirs at trendy boutiques like Bungalow 26, The Workroom and Lucinda’s in the downtown area. Don’t miss out on exclusive items and merchandise you won’t find anywhere else.
On the east side, find all your fashion needs at boutiques like Apricot Lane, Moxie Sass & Class Boutique and K Lane’s Boutique.
For other name-brand clothing and fashion needs, make sure you stop by any of our shopping centers, including the largest ones at NewMarket Square on the west side of town and Bradley Fair on the east side.
From the perfect hat to the most amazing coffee you’ve ever tasted, Wichita has several specialty shops that cover a wide range of interests. Get fit at Hatman Jack’s Wichita Hat Works, a store located in the Historic Delano District known best for owner Hatman Jack, Wichita’s hat expert.
At The Spice Merchant & Company, visitors can find hundreds of flavors of gourmet coffee and spices, creating the perfect gift for friends and family. Don’t forget to stop by and check out the store’s exceptional collection of greeting cards.
Wichita is incredibly thankful for all the shopping, attractions and restaurants that create our great city. No matter what reason you have for hitting the stores, grab a shopping bag and experience Wichita’s local businesses before you go.