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Shop Local Indy: Small businesses you can shop from this holiday season

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 11:08:48-05

INDIANAPOLIS — It's no secret that independent retailers need their local patrons more than ever this holiday season.

Many local shops are offering delivery, curbside pickup, and even private shopping to keep you safe. Communities are also coming together to create lists (like this comprehensive list of small businesses in Fishers) and sharing some of their shopping favorites on social media.

Here are some of the shops that make our neighborhoods special that you can check out for gifting purposes (broken up by county and listed alphabetically).

Boone County

Radiant Skin - Aesthetic & Beauty Studio in Zionsville offers skin care packages, facials, and products.

Hamilton County

  • Bash Boutique: A trendy boutique for women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry and gifts.
  • Eyes on Main: A luxury retail optical practice with high-end eyewear.
  • Silver in the City: For the sarcastic, quirky, and things you just didn't think about (but wish you had) — this is your store.

Hendricks County

Howard County

  • Beyond Barcodes Books: An independent, multicultural bookstore, offering a curated selection of multicultural books featuring social justice, human rights, and artistic themes.

Marion County

  • Arthur's Music Store: This shop offers guitars, strings, drums and other musical instruments, plus repairs and lessons.
  • Athena's Fashion Boutique: A women's clothing and accessories offering sizes small to 3x-large.
  • Bag It Box It Basket: A gifting service that does it all — bags it, wraps it, and delivers it.
  • Bow Wow Meow Boutique: A pet supply store for all of your furry friend's needs.
  • City Dogs Grocery: A pet boutique store that focuses on the health and wellness of your pups.
  • FSQ Bonsai: Uniquely potted plants with exotic plant options.
  • Hampton Designs Studio & Shop: From antiques to modern fixtures, this Irvington shop offers designer home decor, furniture, lighting, and features 25 local Indianapolis artists.
  • Hero House Comics: A comic book store selling the latest comics and pop culture items.
  • Homespun: Retail gallery featuring a stylish array of handmade fashion accessories, home decor items, and gifts.
  • Howl & Hide: A leather and Canvas goods manufacturer selling all your favorite leather accessories.
  • Indy Reads: An Independent bookstore selling used and new books for adults and children. Each purchase makes the gift of reading possible for adult learners.
  • Irvington Vinyl & Books: All things music and books in one place? A dream fulfilled in Irvington.
  • Mass Ave Knit Shop: From the yarn to the needle — all things knitting can be found here.
  • Midland Arts & Antiques Market: This multi-level warehouse is stocked with antique furniture, housewares, and collectibles. Gift certificates available if you don't feel like wrapping a whole couch.
  • Onatah General: A boutique general store selling plants, apothecary, apparel, housewares, and gifts
  • Penn & Beach Candle Co.: A candle store with over 100 fragrances for custom mixing.
  • Silver in the City: For the sarcastic, quirky, and things you just didn't think about (but wish you had) — this is your store.
  • Sip and Share Wines: A micro-winery producing a variety of artisanal vegan wines.
  • Square Cat Vinyl: This hip and industrial-chic shop offers new and used records, live shows, coffee, wine and beer.

Monroe County