With Summer in full swing, stop by any of these Short North Arts District shops to cool off with some great deals and a free gift, just for you!

This summer, Columbus will be playing host to a national sporting event, the Gay Softball World Series. Berliner Park, the largest softball complex in the country, will be at the center of it all, hosting games nonstop throughout the week of the Series. Nearby, the Short North Arts District will be abuzz with athletes, their fans, and revelers enjoying the season. To help our visitors along High Street cope with the Summer sun, many of our storefronts will be offering great deals on their wares, as well as a free pair of Short North Arts District sunglasses with purchase (while supplies last). So stop by, do some shopping, and keep those eyes in the shade watching the games!


beat heatBreathe Fitness
To keep our visiting athletes happy, healthy, and ready for the diamonds, Breathe is offering a 10-day visitors pass (and a free pair of Short North sunnies) for just $20.00. With their full-service facility offering any type of equipment you could ask for, this boutique gym in the heart of the District if a great idea for softball-ers visiting town.

One Line Coffee
One Line’s baristas will be handing out pairs of shades to anyone who stops by to purchase a bottle of Slow-Drip Kyoto Iced Coffee to cool off.

At TORSO, when you spend $150.00 or more, receive a free, limited edition t-shirt and sunglasses.

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Spend $20.00 or more on goodies at Rocket Fizz to get your District sunglasses.

Posh Pets
Dog lovers stopping by Posh Pets also can expect a pair of shades after spending $20.00.

Out of the Closet
This thrift store helps support HIV/AIDS testing and awareness through their impressive collections of clothes, homewares, and furniture. Any items you buy at Out of the Closet with a pink tag also snags you a pair of shades.

When you stop by Glean for a great Ohio-made gift, if you spend $10.00 or more, you’ll get your pair of sunnies as well.

Couture on High
At Couture on High, you can snag your sunglasses with any purchase and email signup.

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Receive your free shades at Alexanders with any purchase of some of their exquisite jewelry.

Clover on High
With a purchase of $50.00 or more, Clover will include your pair of free sunglasses.

At Kingmakers, the District’s board game parlor, a pair of shades comes with the purchase of any item in the store and signing up for their email.


The Lamp Shade
Throw in some free sunglasses at The Lamp Shade with any purchase – everything in the store will be 10% off.

Happy Go Lucky Her & Home
With any purchase at HGLH&H’s boutique for chic, modern apparel and home decor, be sure to snag your free pair of sunnies, too.

At Glam356, spend $20.00 to get your pair of free sunglasses.

Camelot Cellars Winery
Receive your District sunglasses with the purchase of Camelot’s delicious $28.00 wine flight.

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Spend $10.00 at evil tWin and they’ll scare up your free sunglasses.

Mary Catherine’s Antiques
With a purchase of at least $25.00 on antiques at Mary Catherine’s, pick up a new pair of shades.

Old World New Home
Spend $50.00 on a new item for your home at Old World for your free sunglasses.

rowe boutique
When you buy a reusable rowe bag, you get 10% off your entire purchase and a pair of sunnies.

sole4Second Sole
Any shoe or apparel purchase at Second Sole will get you a free pair of sunglasses.

Whit’s Frozen Custard
Get a free pair of District sunglasses and stay in the know about Whit’s tasty treats by following all their social media accounts and signing up for their emails.

Red Giraffe Designs
Accessorize your free sunglasses with the purchase of $50.00 in new bling from Red Giraffe.


MAX the Salon, A Charles Penzone Salon
At MAX the Salon, treat yourself to $50.00 of pampering to snag your free shades.

Artisan De Luxe
It’s as easy as it gets at Artisan De Luxe – snag a free pair of sunnies with any purchase.

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Spending at least $20.00 at Maotef will score your free pair of sunglasses.

T. David Collection
Spend $50.00 on chic new home wares at T. David to get your free sunglasses.

LAMP Apparel
Complete your look with a free pair of shades with any purchase at LAMP Apparel.

Big Fun Columbus
Spend $10.00 at Big Fun to get have some big fun of your own in your new pair of shades

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Any purchase of $25.00 at bink davies will score you a free pair of sunglasses.

Blick Art Materials
Spend $20.00 to replenish your art supplies at Blick and receive free District sunglasses.

Flower Child
At Flower Child, $20.00 spent on vintage wares gets you a pair of shades.


Global Gifts
When you spend $25.00 at Global Gifts, ask about their fair-trade promotion to get a free friendship bracelet.

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Grab your free pair of sunnies at On Paper with any purchase of their limited edition Tonic Brand fragrances.

Columbus Running Company
Run into CRC for your pair of free sunglasses with any $30.00 purchase.

Tigertree makes it easy to be stylish. Complete your look with a pair of District shades with any purchase.

The Hippie Hut Guitars & Things
Get your free sunglasses from The Hippie Hut after signing up to receive their emails and liking their Facebook page to stay updated on their groovy wares.

The Waxxpot
At The Waxxpot, get your free sunnies with an eyebrow wax to step up your eye game.

Three Dog Bakery
Spend $10.00 on tasty treats for man’s best friend at Three Dog Bakery to get your free shades and look cool during the dog days of summer.

The Candle Lab
With any purchase at The Candle Lab, you can score your free sunglasses.

what the rockWhat the Rock?!
At What the Rock?!, spend $10 to snag your shades.

Short North Piece of Cake
Serving up some of the best sweets in town, Short North Piece of Cake is handing sunnies out to anyone who makes a purchase $25 or over and signs up for their email list.

The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique
Paper Daisy will be giving sunglasses to anyone who makes a $10 purchase or more.



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For visitors unfamiliar with the area, the Short North Arts District is concentrated along High Street between King Avenue to the north and Nationwide Boulevard to the south. For more information on transit and parking, look here. For more information in general about the Short North Arts District, look here.