Holidays on High

‘Tis the season to celebrate local and support small businesses by shopping online from retailers, ordering delivery from restaurants, and collecting art from galleries in the Short North Arts District!

From beautifully decorated windows to perfect gifts for everyone on your list, the Short North Arts District has something for everyone! This season, enjoy the holiday cheer throughout the District while shopping online or ordering carry-out.

BONUS: Win prizes all season from Short North Arts District businesses just by sharing how you are supporting them this holiday season by shopping and giving local. Here’s how to enter:⠀

– Post a photo of your purchase from a business in the Short North Arts District (to your Feed or Story)⠀
– Tag @shortnorthartsdistrict AND use #holidaysonhigh in your Feed or Story post⠀

Entries are unlimited! Entries will be shared throughout each week and winners will be selected weekly on 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, and 12/28. Happy posting!

Shop Online

Get a (remote!) jump on your holiday shopping  and support your favorite small, local retailers by shopping from their online stores and picking up* or having your purchase delivered; many businesses are currently offering complimentary or discounted delivery. Mark these important dates for exciting deals:

  • Friday, November 27: Black Friday
  • Saturday, November 28: Small Business Saturday
  • Monday, November 30: Cyber Monday
  • Saturday, December 5: Holiday Hop

Small local retailers with online stores include:

Alexanders Jewelers | Artisan De Luxe | Balani Custom Clothiers | Chunky Armadillo | Clover on High | Columbus Running Company | CorePower Yoga | Danceville, USA | Emergent Art + Craft Fera | Glean | Global Gifts | Happy Go Lucky | Heartfelt Yoga Studio | HOMAGE | Jolie Occasions | Ladybird | LIT Life + Yoga | Magnolia Thunderpussy | Mary Catherine’s Antiques | Mukha Spa | On Paper | One Line Coffee | OrangeTheory Fitness Paradise Garage Bicycles | PENZONE Salon + Spa | phia salon | Prologue Bookshop | Pursuit | Quinci Emporium | Red Giraffe Designs | Roaming Goat Coffee | rose bredl | rowe | Samson…A Men’s Emporium | Smartypants Vintage | Sole Classics | Star Jewelers | Store 5A | The Candle Lab | The Garden | The Lamp Shade | The Optical. Co | Vamp Official | Wine on High | Yoga on High

Galleries at which you can inquire about available works and pricing:

Brandt-Roberts Galleries | Hammond Harkins Galleries | Lindsay Gallery | Marcia Evans Gallery | (Not) Sheep Gallery | Sarah Gormley Gallery | Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio | Sharon Weiss Gallery + Lincoln Street Studios | Sherrie Gallerie | Studios on High Gallery

You can also shop with these District retailers:

Anthropologie | Bonobos | Lululemon | Roche Bobois | Warby Parker

Many businesses are also now offering private appointments! Inquire about this option at your favorite retailers and click here to learn how to make private appointments at galleries. BONUS: when you wear a mask while shopping in-person at these businesses, you’ll receive a “thank you” gift at checkout!

  • Global Gifts: $10 gift card with purchase
  • Happy Go Lucky: Free PuraVida Bracelet
  • Mukha Spa: 15% off your next visit or any retail purchases
  • (Not) Sheep Gallery: 10% off your purchase
  • Out of the Closet: 10% off your purchase
  • Star Jewelers on High: Tiered savings – spend more, save more

And get great deals at these businesses:

  • Danceville, U.S.A.: Holiday Special – two private lessons, one group class, and one practice party for $189 -no partner necessary
  • Glean: Free Ohio wooden plaque for first ten people who spend $100 or more
  • Global Gifts: Special discounts on ordering and shipping between November 24-December 2
  • HOMAGE: Buy one, get one 40% off in-store
  • Macaron Bar: Use Promo Code “SHORTNORTH” on their website for 10% off all online purchases
  • Mukha Spa: Purchase $100 gift certificate and receive a free $20 gift certificate
  • Out of the Closet: A different promotion or item is on sale every day during the Happy Holi-Gays promotion
  • SAMSON…A Men’s Emporium: Take 20% off winter clothing on Black Friday and Cyber Monday (online only on November 30)
  • Star Jewelers on High: Get 20% off one in-store piece on Black Friday and Small Biz Saturday, and get a 20% off coupon to use on one in-store piece in January 2021
  • Wine on High: During Black Friday through Sunday, December 30, receive two free $25 gift cards when you spend $100 on a gift card. Plus, retail is 25% off on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

Order For Pick-Up or Delivery

Many restaurants, coffee shops, and juiceries in the District offer pick-up and/or delivery options. Locally-owned independent restaurants offering pickup or delivery include:

Ampersand | Arch City Tavern | Brassica | Condado | Dulce Vida | Fireproof | Hai Poke | Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams | Lemongrass Fusion Bistro | Local Cantina | Macaron Bar | Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar | Melt | Mikey’s Late Night Slice | Native Cold Pressed | Nida’s Thai on High | North Market | Northstar Cafe | Paulie Gee’s | Press Grill | Quinci Emporium | Roaming Goat Coffee | ROOH | Short North Piece of Cake | Simply Rolled Ice Cream | The 1126 Restaurant | The Happy Greek | The Lox Bagel Shop | The Pearl Restaurant, Tavern & Oyster Room | The Rossi Bar + Kitchen | Union Cafe | ZenCha Tea Salon Zest Juice Co.

Local breweries and distilleries offering pickup or delivery include:

 Barley’s Brewing Restaurant | BrewDog Short North | Brothers Drake Meadery | Middle West Spirits | North High Brewing | Seventh Son Brewing

You can also order from these District restaurants:

Bareburger | Chipotle | Donatos | DP Dough | Kilwins | Ruth’s Chris | Shake Shack | White Castle

*Businesses may have temporary adjusted store hours; check with individual businesses to confirm their current operating hours. And remember: if you’re sick, stay home, do not pick up. Wash your hands for 20 seconds. 


The 2020 Holiday Season in the Short North Arts District is made possible with support from our sponsors: