Shopping

The shopping forecast couldn't be brighter. Local shops and big-box stores abound, filling itineraries with hunts for affordable fashions and high-end merchandise at Highland Square, Hudson's First & Main, Macedonia Commons, Downtown Akron, Northside Marketplace, Peninsula, and Summit and Chapel Hill malls, which are anchored with top retailers.

Visitors can find handcrafted artisan goods at events like Crafty Mart, Ohio Mart, and the Made in Ohio Festival. Akron-centric must-sees include Gypsy Grace & The Vintage Goat, Zeber-Martell Studio, and Akron Glass Works.

 

  • 421 Spicer St.
    Akron, Ohio 44311
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    330.253.5888
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    Hot glass studio and gift shop. Demonstrations, workshops, original glass pieces and art for sale, made on site by local artists. Seasonal events.
  • 60 Kendall Park Rd.
    Peninsula, Ohio 44264
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    330-655-5444
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    Find all you need for outdoor pursuits such as climbing, hiking, kayaking or canoeing and more, made by top name brands, at Peninsula's leading outdoor gear store. Kendall Cliffs Rock Gym offers a 7,000-square-foot climbing surface rising up to 35-feet high.
  • 880 Mull Ave
    Ste 101
    Akron, Ohio 44313
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    (330) 864-9688
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    Blueberry Hill is a locally owned cross stitch shop offering patterns, fabrics, threads, beads, buttons, and more for all your needlework needs.
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  • 437 Crouse St.
    Akron, Ohio 44311
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    (330) 253-6268
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    This two-building showplace features the work of sculptor Don Drumm, including cast aluminum, pewter, steel and cut aluminum, and functional decorative art. The gallery also features jewelry, ceramics, glass and graphics by more than 500 American artists. 
  • 1015 White Pond Dr.
    Akron, Ohio 44320
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    330.836.2727
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    Pick up flowers and plants, or stop in for design and consultation services, information on planting services and gardening tips.
  • 6050 Riverview Rd.
    Peninsula, Ohio 44264
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    330-657-2330
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    Today, Heritage Farms is where families gather to buy their Christmas Trees in the winter, a pumpkin paradise in the fall and the growers of beautiful and rare day lillies all summer.
  • This delightful section of West Market Street is home to a diverse array of unique shops, galleries, restaurants and more unique finds. Tenants include Aladdin's Eatery, Mary Coyle Ice Cream, Annabell's Cocktail Lounge, Stagecoach Antiques, and several others.
  • St. Rtes. 303 and 91
    Hudson, Ohio 44236
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    From posh boutiques to time-honored toy stores and environmentally-conscious “green” shops, there’s something for all ages and interests in historic Hudson. The shopping area is home to The Learned Owl Book Shop, GracyLane and other shops.
  • Macedonia Commons Blvd. (I-271 and St. Rte. 82)
    Macedonia, Ohio 44056
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    The shopping and entertainment plaza hosts Burlington Coat Factory, Champs Sports, Home Depot, GNC, Kohl’s, Wal-Mart, and Cinemark 15 movie theater, where you can catch a flick, plus several nearby restaurants.
  • Medina Rd./St. Rte. 18 (between Cleveland-Massillon Rd. and I-77)
    Akron, Ohio 44333
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    Shoppers can browse discount shops, specialty stores, super stores, restaurants and retail center, which also harbors the original Mustard Seed Market and Cafe — the largest locally-owned natural and organic foods market in the state.
  • Regardless of what you call this category of shopping, our community is chock-full of items you don't realize you absolutely have to have until you see them. Explore the participating twenty-five locations to find special gifts for family, friends or (let's be honest) yourself!

    We encourage you to confirm each location's days and hours of operation, so that you don't arrive disappointedly-unable to shop! Use the key located on the "listings" page to determine where you'll find important information about each location (i.e. their website or social media).

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  • 203 S. Main St.
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    330.376.7020
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    The best nuts are the freshest nuts, and that’s what the Peanut Shoppe offers everyday to all who pass through its doors since the 1930s. The store sells a wide selection of healthy snacks, chocolate, candies, fresh peanut butter and even sugar-free treats.
  • Peninsula
    Peninsula, Ohio 44264
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    There’s much to do in historic Peninsula, from antiquing to dining. Explore Elements Gallery, The Downtown Emporium, Yellow Creek Trading Company and more. Get your fill of wings and burgers at The Winking Lizard or Fisher’s Cafe & Pub.
  • 21 Furnace Street #403
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    330.434.4722
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    Shoppers can wear Akron on their sleeves after a visit to this specialty store, which sells Akron-specific apparel and novelty items for guys, girls, babies and even pets. Show off your Akron pride with hoodies, t-shirts or tank tops featuring funny catchphrases from the 330. Buy in-store or online 24/7.
  • 449 W. Market St.
    Akron, Ohio 44303
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    330.762.5422
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    Antique shopping in Akron, Ohio starts at Stagecoach Antiques, we have been in business over 70 years. Shopping with us is similar to an old fashioned department store. Be sure to view our website at stagecoach-antiques.com for an overview of some of our inventory. We are located at 449 W, Market, on the edge of downtown.
  • 3265 W. Market St.
    Fairlawn, Ohio 44333
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    (330) 867-1555
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    Anchored by Macy's and Dillard's, Summit Mall boasts over 125 stores including Apple, Brighton Collectibles, J. Crew & Sephora. Dining options P.F. Chang’s, The Rail, Bravo! and grab & go options top off this unique shopping experience.
  • 4563 Riverview Rd.
    Peninsula, Ohio 44264
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    (330) 657-2727
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    A specialized sweet corn farm and an old-fashion farm market that offers a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.
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  • 3875 Massillon Rd Suite 130
    Uniontown, Ohio 44685
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    330-961-1859
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    The District is a high quality fashion boutique specializing in unique women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories.  Each style you find on our social profiles and in our store were hand selected and are exclusive to the Northeast Ohio area.

    New styles arrive daily, so our customers are always able to find the latest, on-trend apparel and accessories.

    “We hope that our approach to customer service, our exclusively hand picked styles and the comfortable atmosphere will create a fun and personalized shopping experience for all of our amazing customers.”

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  • The Mustard Seed
  • 333 W. Cedar St.
    Akron, Ohio 44307
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    (330) 762-4990
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    This family-owned picture framing photo restoration business also offers a gallery of original paintings and prints, glassware and framing designs to provide inspiration for your next framing project.
  • 1600 Mill St W
    Peninsula, Ohio 44264
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    330.657.2091
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    Located in the heart of Cuyahoga Valley, Trail Mix Peninsula offers a great selection of National Park apparel, books and gifts, plus unique pieces of jewelry, art, photography and keepsakes from local artisans. Browse our children's area for train and nature games, plush toys and favorite books.