Photo: Neil Loemker

Holiday Shopping in the Short North Arts District

Trying to find holiday gifts for everyone on your list?! The Short North Arts District has tons of options for you to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. Explore all the unique items at any of our small + local businesses stores this season – Plus we’ve put together a few options to help get you started!

Don’t forget to fill up your Short North Arts District Holiday Trail cards! From now until December 31, shop at participating businesses in the District to collect your Holiday Trail stickers. After collecting 5 stickers, you’ll receive $10 in District Dollars!


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Gifts for the Fashionista

Rowe Boutique | 688 N High St.

Looking for the perfect fashion piece to gift your loved one? Rowe has you covered! Rowe Boutique is a contemporary clothing boutique with uniquely selected collections from emerging designers. Visit them today to shop jackets, sweaters, accessories and more for the holidays!

Explore other storefronts in the District where you can find clothing for the fashionista in your life including:

Gifts for the Foodie

Quinci Emporium | 11 Buttles Ave

A cooking class gift certificate is a perfect gift for the foodie in your life. Quinci Emporium’s new location offers hands-on cooking classes that cover an array of recipes for any food-loving friend, regardless of their skill level or favorite dishes.

Plus, the Short North Arts District has a ton of local restaurants from many different cuisines. Click here to see other dining options for you and your foodie friends to enjoy over the holidays!

Gifts for the Bookworm

Prologue Bookshop | 841 N High St.

Winter is the best time to curl up by the fireplace with a good book. Luckily, Prologue Bookshop has you covered with a huge selection of books from a wide variety of genres for all ages. Shop local and pick up a book for your favorite bookworm!

More gift options for book lovers can be found at:

Gifts for the Shoe Fanatic

Sole Classics | 46 N High St.

As the home of tons of premiere sneaker options, Sole Classics has the perfect shoe selection for the shoe lovers in your life. With shoes of all sizes, you are sure to find the perfect pair to place under the tree. Pick up a new pair or two today!

Check out more places where you can find new kicks in the Short North:

Gifts for the Hard Worker

Phia Salon | 755 N High St.

Treat your loved ones to the self-care they deserve with a service at a salon or spa in the District. Phia Phia Salon offers hair and facial services using innovative techniques in a relaxing environment.

Visit more of our salon and spa options in the District: