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.

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
Blue Moon Emporium is a curated marketplace featuring the works of local independent artists and designers. You can find unique wares like Wisconsin-themed clothing,  ceramics, screen-printed pillows, jewelry, upcycled one-of-a-kind accessories and other contemporary handmade goods and candy too! Blue Moon always delights.  Open:  Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m. Twitter: bluemoonemp  Instagram:bluemoonemp

10 College Ave., Suite 103 (inside City Center, next to Items of Interest)    920-415-2480
We carry a wide selection of board games & card games with prices that often beat what you'll find online. We offer convenience with online ordering & in-store pick-up or $1 home delivery in Neenah, Menasha & Appleton! Featuring a free weekly Friday Night Game Night in the store.

Cedar Harbor
611 N. Morrison St.   920-740-4669
Located just slightly off the beaten path near downtown Appleton and filled with unique gifts & home décor including repurposed architectural pieces, new items, and reclaimed one-of-a-kind treasures.The building was built in 1906 as the "Sprister Meat Market". The original character remains including the original smoke house in the back yard. Store hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 10-5 and Thursday 10-6.

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.

DePawsitory Pet Boutique
103 E. College Avenue (behind Bagelicious)     920-319-DPAW (3729)
Eco-friendly toys, chic pet apparel and accessories, tasty natural treats, holistic supplements, local handcrafted goods and more! This is just some of the fun indulgences the DePawsitory has to offer your diva dog, hipster hound or funky feline. Come discover what we have in store for you! Like us on Facebook!

Eco Candle
123 E. College Avenue  920-830-0123
Artisan candle shop featuring 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.

Fresh Expressions
1011 West College Avenue  (920) 257-3973   
A local family owned gift shop offering GREAT GIFT IDEAS for any occasion!  We carry a wide variety of wearable & displayable art, home décor, garden, scents, beads & beading supplies. We highlight local artisans and artists from the Midwest whenever possible.   If we can't find it locally or made in the USA, we carry eco friendly, sustainable or fair trade. Everything in the shop has style and character, even down to the century old house.

Globally Sound Fair Trade
604 W. College Avenue   920-993-9989Creating a sound world through social, economic and environmental justice. Every product provides a fair, living wage to someone in a developing country or retains a job in the U.S. Shop your conscience! Home décor, kitchen goods, toys, greeting cards, instruments, jewelry, handbags, apparel, school, office, coffee, tea, and more!

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

Items of Interest
10 College Avenue    920-831-0295
A local family owned store. Over 2,000 square feet of unusual gifts, and great items for you, your home, your pet, and everyone you know. Featuring jewelry, toys, cards, games, gourmet items, candles, handmade soaps, baby gifts, t-shirts and more. Look for the orange and blue awnings.

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!

Mike's Popcorn (inside Green Gecko Grocer & Deli)
400 N. Richmond St.

Mill Boutique & Art Gallery
425 W. Water Street, Suite 100             920-734-6871
"Best Kept Secret on the Fox" Browse this 4,500 square-foot center for local artisans featuring the work of more than 40 local artisans. Take classes, visit with artists and shop in the peaceful serenity of this exquisite waterfront location. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

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
Artisan candle shop 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.

Sidequest Gaming
502 W. College Ave.    920-917-2013

Studio 213
213 E. College Avenue    920-470-5711
Offering unique creations and custom work from local artists.  Young and old can enjoy the hand-painted carousel animals and the rooms filled with paintings, Moorcraft pottery from England, Antiques, and Vintage Books.

Tina Marie's Unique Boutique
206 E. College Ave. - 920-585-5942
Resale goes upscale - we offer an eclectic array of resale clothing, home décor and shabby chic furniture.  New items arriving daily.  You'll love our resale boutique!  Featuring: Sonnet's garden blooms who offers landscape design, garden consulting, custom designed containers, wreaths and garlands for every season.  Like us on Facebook and

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.- 5:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 3 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

The Vintage Garden--2013 Downtown Appleton Rising Star Award Winner
119 E. College Avenue      920-407-1366
A whimsical touch, a bit of vintage charm and an eye for inspiration! You will find refreshed antiques, salvaged goods, primitives and vintage-inspired home décor. Our family team specializes in the {unique} with vintage, hand-painted furniture, whimsical garden art, chic home décor, unique accessories and uncommon gifts! or Like us on Facebook