Downtown Columbus offers a vibrant array of shops, boutiques and specialty stores. This year, give extra thoughtful and meaningful gifts while shopping small and local! While shopping in downtown Columbus, you’ll be charmed by our historic storefronts intermingled with the modern architecture Columbus is known for. It is a unique shopping experience and a feast for your eyes!

In no particular order (because they are all great!), here are our Top 10 places to shop in Downtown Columbus, Indiana.

staff member reading books at Viewpoint bookstore


At Viewpoint Books, you will experience unparalleled customer service and a vast selection of books. If you are looking for a gift, they will be able to offer suggestions.

Looking for a particular title or a book that is out-of- print? They will have it or can order it. You’ll love your shopping experience here!

Photo : Viewpoint Books


The newest shop to hit downtown is already a favorite! As Viewpoint has been growing, they expanded into a second location, stop by and say hello!

displays at Tri-State Artisans


Shop for handmade creations at Tri-State Artisans. From fine art and glasswork, to ceramics, carvings and textiles, you won’t find anything mass produced here.

Select a one-of-a-kind item as a gift or for yourself…or both!

Photo : Tri-State Artisans

card racks at Baker Fine Gifts


You’ll want to linger in Baker’s Fine Gifts & Accessories. The gift for the person who has everything is waiting for you here!

You’ll find home décor items from funny to fancy. Clever gifts and gadgets will tempt you.

When you finally tear yourself away, reward yourself for a shopping job well done with a decadent selection from their fine chocolates.

Photo : Baker’s Fine Gifts

display at Pollert Design Associates


If you or someone you know is into home decor, stop in to Pollert Design Associates.

They offer design and product selection consulting in addition to delivery and staging.

Their showroom is inspiring, and full of items for purchase.

Photo : Pollert Design Associates

display at Boutique Elise


Prepare to be tempted by the stylish and wearable fashion at Boutique Elise. Casual, comfortable and fun describe their alluring inventory. They proudly offer every size from small to 3x.

Sprinkled among the clothes, you’ll spot trendy home and gift items, too.

Photo : Boutique Elise

display at Minash Boutique


From socks to jackets, Minash Boutique has everything you need to be fashion forward. This is another shop where you will find fashionable clothes that are fun, stylish and easy to wear.

At Minash, you’ll see quality items not sold in big box stores, so you won’t be wearing exactly what everyone else is wearing. Bonus!

Photo : Minash Boutique

display at Dell Brothers


The men in your life will be especially dapper when you shop for them at Dell Brothers. For over a century, Dell Brothers has provided fine men’s clothing and accessories.

You can dress your man from head to toe with hats, ties, shirts, trousers, suits, robes, sweaters, shoes and gloves. Along with quality, their clothes demonstrate distinguished style, and he’ll appreciate you recognize that in him.

Photo : Dell Brothers

Blondie's Salon & Spa storefront


The newest addition to downtown’s retail scene is Blondie’s Salon & Spa. In addition to their extensive menu of services, they’ve curated a boutique full of chic clothing, accessories and beauty products.

Blondie’s is the perfect place to shop for your friend who likes to be pampered.

Photo : Blondie’s Salon & Spa

Lucabe Coffee Co.


Last, but certainly not least, we recommend you take a break with a gourmet cup of coffee at Lucabe Coffee Co.

Located on Fourth Street, it is just one-half block away from Washington Street. Ahh. Give your feet a rest and treat yourself to a cup of delicious coffee.

Choose from an eclectic menu of specialty coffee, hot or cold. They offer a few snack and breakfast items, too.

If you like what you are sipping, buy a bag of coffee for you or as a gift. Mmm.

Photo : Lucabe Coffee Co.

gift shop at Visitors Center

You’ll find stylish fashion and unique gifts at our Top 10 Places to Shop in downtown Columbus.

And we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the Columbus Visitors Center Gift Shop has an artistic and eclectic selection of gifts and collectibles, many of which are handcrafted by local and regional artists.

We invite you to come back again and again to shop and tour our world-class architecture and public art.

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