Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - 1. Uptown Holiday Shop
Start December out on the right foot by stepping out while supporting local! It’s the annual Uptown Holiday Shop including 70 different participating local venues throughout 4 uptown districts. Shuttles will run from 4-10pm throughout the 4 neighborhoods to make sure you see everything you’d like.
Look for candy canes, sandwich boards and tents throughout the stops along with warming stations to keep you on your tootsies and hands warm while shopping. Plus enjoy Uptown Kitchen’s Holiday Food Bazaar featuring music, local art, and, of course, local food. Here is a list of all 70 participants and deals you'll snag from each location!
*Scroll through above images to view a map of the trolley route.
Uptown Holiday Shop
Thursday, December 6
70 participating venues with trolley stops
Deals you'll snag while out and about:
Bluedoor - Confectionary indulgences & holiday spirit with punch!
Elder & Sage - Hot mulled cider & refreshments.
Salon Re - 25% off product. $5 brow wax. Drawing for gift basket worth $150. Hot drinks and sweet treats!
Van's Pastry - Cider and donut holes, no charge!
Art & Antiques - Hors d'oeuvres, beverages. Christmas items.
Nature's Own - Interior plants and supplies.
City Antiques - Enjoy the local sounds of Derrick Hayes & Mona Sallic 15% off all merchandise. Seeing is believing!
Rebel Reclaimed - Light refreshments and an in store promotion.
Urban Exchange - Snacks & beverages, special savings day of event!
Heirloom Estate Sales - Estate sale during the night of Shop Hop!
Mercury Head Gallery - Live music - singer/songwriter Dave Hardin.
Fulton Street Farmers Market - Selection of artisans & food vendors
Peninsula Trading - TCBY treats. Register to win a Stormy Kromer cap.
Pickwick - Happy hour 3 to 6pm.
New Design Floral - Handmade ornaments, poinsettia specials, and refreshments.
Carol Roeda Studio - Free magnet with minimum $10 purchase, 20% off one full-priced item.
Cherie Inn - Pancake dinner from 4:30 - 7:00pm.
Richard App Gallery - Kooky, wacky, crazy fun!
Gaia - Local Artist Showcase. Buy 2 Entrees get a free Gaia Cookie or Date Bar.
Swirls Boutique - Gift w/Purchase. Door prizes, festive refreshments.
Grove - Taste of Grove: 3 courses for $30.
Rock Paper Scissors - Wine & Smiles
Sérendipité Organiques - Give the gift of healthy beauty this year. Receive 15% off purchase of $30 or more!
Hotel Venus Salon - Aveda Holiday Gift Sets. Nature's Gifts.
Global Infusion - Tea and chocolate samples!
The Conservatory - Hors D'oeuvres.
Brewery Vivant - Warming station with libations for adults and kids!
YT Galleria - Refreshments, handmade ornaments from our artists.
Sight Optical Boutique - Sight Optical will be celebrating the season with great food and beverages while showcasing the latest trends in eyewear.
Ginko Studios and Hunt & Gather - One-stop shop with two stores (home decor & flower arrangements). "Grand Opening" event for Hunt & Gather with treats, beverages, and some freebies from both shops.
Cheveux… The Spa - $5 eyebrow wax / $5 paraffin dip. Free makeover consultation
Clothing Matters - Visit a world class collection of eco apparel to vote for best look in Tom's new Eyewear & enter to win your favorite pair of Tom's shoes.
Under the Vines - Michigan made drink and food samples. Santa will be in the store!
Mangiamo! Let's Eat - Hot pizza = :-)
LaFontsee Galleries - An enormous collection of readymade frames in all styles and prices, up to 80% off. End of the year clearance on an assortment of gift shop items
Boerkoel & Boerkoel, Ltd. - Need help with your taxes? We are here for you!
Foot Outfitters - Drawing for a free pair of Birkenstocks!
Eastown Antiques - In store specials, food, drink, and music.
Allegro Coaching - Champaign and fruit, holiday stocking stuffers.
Striders - Apparel give-aways from numerous brands, holiday refreshments.
elements - Cakabakery cupcakes & sangria. Drawing for $100 of merchandise.
Harmony Brewing Co. - Delicious seasonal cocktail specials & a special Holiday Vintage Thursday - a creative collaboration of film and curated musical masterpieces - holiday festive style!
Spirit Dreams - Urawake Shirts with Jeff Gendron & Grand Rapids Soaps with Sue Griswold - both locally owned in Grand Rapids! Find both on Facebook.
Trillium Haven Restaurant - Hospitality table serving hot apple cider & doughnuts. Gift certificate purchase incentive and featured food & beverage items for Shop Hoppers!
Eastown Veterinary Clinic - Get $10 off a $50 gift certificate. 15% off all retail items. Raffle basket.
Sydney's Boutique - Sydney's will offer signature holiday appetizers and drinks along with 15% off all purchases and a free gift with any purchase over $50.
ACK - Refreshments, music, and special discounts.
Renewal Body Bootcamp - Free appetizers & wine served. *12 Days of Christmas fitness