Gifts & Specialty Retail

Unique Mix of Retail Spaces
From stocking up on treats at the dog bakery to getting accessories at the bike shop, Downtown Appleton has it covered! Check out our unique mix of specialty retail spaces.

508 W. College Avenue    920-574-2504
Clothing, purses, jewelry, scarves and so much more! Come see us for your home de'cor and gift giving needs as well as body care, unique kitchen gadgets, gourmet food items, Tea and tea accessories. Tues-Fri: 10am - 6pm, Sat: 10am - 4pm. Closed Sundays & Mondays.

Anderson Pens
10 E. College Avenue    920-997-8220
Offering a refreshing change of pace in this era of email and texts--browse and try vintage and modern fountain pens and other writing instruments.  Over 500 colors of bottled ink and cartridges, stationery, drawing notebooks, penmanship books and tools for the DIY enthusiast. Pen repair services, appraisals and consignment also available.   Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm, Thurs. 9:30am - 7pm, Sat. 10am - 3pm, and Sunday by chance or by appt.

Angels Forever-Windows Of Light                  Dementia Angel
310 W. College Avenue   920-738-6636
A RARE FIND AWAITS!  Featuring the Midwest's largest selection of sterling silver jewelry,gemstones, crystals and minerals from around the world.   Angels, crystals, books, music, tarot, candles, incense, aromatherapy, statues, Native American and Eastern artifacts.  Private Psychic Readings. Open 7 days a week. Open 7 days a week.Toll Free 1-877-2-NEW-AGE

Appleton Bicycle Shop
121 S.  State Street     733-2595
A family owned store since 1939, carrying a full line of bicycles from Giant, Specialized, Haro and more.   Bicycles and accessories for beginners to advanced cyclists. Servicing all makes with 24 hour turn-a-round.  Expect a fair price and the best service! Trade-ins accepted and lay-a-way year round.  Open Mon.-Fri. 10-7 and Sat. 9-4.

Blue Moon Emporium Dementia Angel
227 E. College Avenue  920-205-2114
"Whimsical," "fun," "unique," and "a little kooky" are some of the comments you hear from customers who shop at Blue Moon. One-of-a-kind gifts, handmade by local artists. Lots of  local Appleton & Wisconsin gifts; from t-shirts, mugs, and postcards, to beautiful local photography, glass art, jewelry, and even candy: Blue Moon always delights! Open Tues.-Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun 12-5pm.

Corner Shoppe
(inside the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel)
333 W. College Avenue   920-636-8182

Costume Shop (open seasonally & by appointment)
610 W. College Avenue   920-730-9022

Crazy Sweet
201 W. College Avenue     920-944-8010
Crazy for sweets? We've got more than 100 different ways to satisfy your sweet tooth!  Jelly Belly jellybean, scoop your own bulk candy, saltwater taffy and bacon flavored lollipops to name a few. We also carry a full line of Heal My Sole skin care products. The next time you need a sweet pick-me-up, be sure to stop in! Open 10AM-6PM Monday thru Saturday.

Eco Candle
123 E. College Avenue  920-830-0123
Stop in to Appleton's very own artisan candle shop and check out the hand-poured soy candles, natural bath and body products, beeswax candles, handmade soap, home fragrance, accessories, incense, unique gifts and more! Open: Monday - Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Fox River Wood Shop
212 E. College Avenue    920-882-8880
Every piece of wood has a story to share. Our craftsman brings that story to life through patience, care, and the skillful hands that sculpt each piece to perfection. Find your story here, at the Fox River Wood Shop, and bring home
a unique hand-crafted masterpiece that lasts a

Globally Sound Fair Trade
604 W. College Avenue   920-993-9989
Every product at Globally Sound retains a job in the U.S. or provides a fair, living wage to someone in a developing country. Shop your conscience! Home décor, kitchen goods, children's toys, greeting cards, games, musical instruments, spiritual gifts, jewelry, handbags, apparel, school & office, coffee, tea, pet items and more!

Green Gecko Grocer & Deli

10 E. College Avenue   920-380-5701
An eclectic little shop featuring fresh milk, meat, cheese, produce & prepared, ready-to-eat dishes like curry or salads. Open inside City Center Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat. 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

hey, daisy!
121 E.  College Avenue       920-749-4707
Where fabulous applies to everything from cards to clothes!  Featuring an eclectic mix of contemporary clothing, amazing accessories and unique gifts.  We invite you to browse our selection of quality merchandise that reflects our passion for both the fine and funky things in life.  Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. or

In Times Past
10 E. College Avenue (inside City Center Plaza)  920-733-5777

Items of Interest
10 College Avenue    920-831-0295
Are you looking for cozy slippers that heat in the microwave, an edible chemistry kit, greeting cards, California olive oil, ear buds, the world's smallest walkie talkie, puzzles, USA made candles, soaps, lotions?  You can find it at Items of Interest, a new unusual gift store. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Just Act Natural
129 E. College Avenue 920-574-2932
The store that makes green living easy.  We're a family-owned, environmentally-friendly store dedicated to stocking certified green products to help you protect the environment, protect your family, and live healthier.  We sell everything from reusable bags and water bottles, to non-toxic cleaners, body care, safe toys, gifts and more!

Murray Photo And Video, Inc.
10 College Avenue   920-733-5885
Camera specialty store offering both amateur and professional cameras, lenses and accessories to fit all you photo needs. Capture your favorite photos on quality photographic paper with our in-house photo printing services. Photo gifts printing include canvas prints, mugs, mouse pads and more. Video conversions from old home movies and video tape to DVD.  Store hours: Mon & Thur 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Tue, Wed & Fri 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mystical Earth Gallery
112b E. College Avenue   920-993-1122 

Mystic Ireland
201 S. Walnut Street   920-830-9711

Richmond Resale
204 N. Richmond Street     920-202-3714

Serenity Candles
311 E. College Avenue    882-2224
Providing a new and different candle experience.  Local candle-maker creates unique one of a kind hand-crafted sand candles.  Each one is designed individually adding a soft, gentle ambience to any room.  Waterfalls, polar candles, flowing rivers, holiday, wedding and custom are available.  Candles can be refilled. Open:  Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Studio 213 (see listing under Art)
213 E. College Avenue    920-832-9700

Time On Our Hands
10 College Avenue  (inside City Center Plaza) 920-202-8710

Two Paws Up Bakery

305 E. College Avenue   920-954-1420
The Critics' Choice in Fresh-made Natural Pet Treats Pet treats baked on-site using wholesome and healthy ingredients - "Gourmutt" dog treats including treats for dogs with allergies, cat treats, horse treats, frozen treats and cakes. Also offering natural diets, supplements, skin/coat care, toys and gifts. Open: Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Vagabond Imports

113 E. College Avenue 920-731-2885
Established in 1977 to bring a very special world to your home. Step into the store and you are immediately transported to far away lands. From unique clothing and sterling silver jewelry to incense, tapestries and home décor. Humor yourself with our witty selection of note cards and postcards. Open M-F 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Val U Beauty Supplies

609 B W. College Avenue  920-882-7770