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Wondering where to go holiday shopping in Colorado Springs? Check out this list of our favorite downtown shops and boutiques where you can find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Lemonade, handmade soap, boutique clothing, and beyond — Colorado Springs has an amazing collection of local stores, perfect for all of your Christmas gift shopping needs! We encourage everyone to shop local to find the best gifts and support Colorado Springs’ local economy at the same time!

Check out our top 14 favorite downtown shops and boutiques where you can find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

 

1. Pikes Peak Lemonade Co.

224 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO  80903

Photo Courtesy of Pikes Peak Lemonade Co.

Pikes Peak Lemonade is proud to be the only lemonade tap room in the country. Visit their store across from Acacia Park, and you’ll find delicious organic lemonade served on tap in mason jars. Not only can you buy lemonade concentrates to go, but you can also pick up gourmet hot chocolate, cute drinking mugs, and chocolate dipped spoons. You’ll be sure to find some thoughtful and delicious gifts for those you love.

 

2. Ladyfinger Letterpress

113 East Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 90803

This unique print shop is set on making a difference. With a passion for all things local and sustainable and a hope to promote underrepresented communities, Ladyfinger Letterpress offers amazing products that make you feel good, too. From funny handmade cards and prints to the best smelling candles in town, this shop should be your first pick for your artist pal and your quirky mom.

 

3. Poor Richard’s 

320 – 324 ½ N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

Photo Courtesy of Poor Richard’s

A used book for your dad, a delicious candle for your mom, and cute wooden toys for the little ones in your life — the Poor Richard’s bookstore and toy store are wonderful places to shop this holiday season. The shops, which are interconnected, seem to have endless nooks and crannies, so be sure to give yourself enough time to wander about and hunt for the perfect gifts. And don’t forget to pick up a holiday greeting card – they have one of the best selections!

Insider Tip: Enjoy delicious hand-tossed pizza from Poor Richard’s Restaurant, which is featured on the Original Colorado Springs Food Tour!

 

4. Yobel Market

1604 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, 80905

Yobel Market is perfect for the person on your list who wants to make a difference in the world. This globally-sourced market was created to empower impoverished people groups by promoting their crafts and businesses. They do this by partnering with artisans and makers from around the world to bring fair-trade and sustainable goods to the mindful citizens of Colorado Springs.

 

5. Sasquatch Cookies

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Ok, so this one doesn’t actually have a storefront, but we wanted to include it nonetheless! Sasquatch Cookies offers great gift ideas for your favorite sweet tooth in the form of cookie cakes, cookie bars (think cookies served buffet-style!) as well as individually wrapped cookies. With flavors such as snickerdoodle, chocolate chip, and caramel macchiato, you can’t go wrong!

 

6. Eclectico CO

214 1/2 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Photo Courtesy of Eclectic CO

Eclectico CO is a marketplace for ethical, fair-trade, and sustainable goods including jewelry, skincare, home goods, and vintage clothing. All items are made or curated in Colorado, making it a great way to give back to the local economy and our fellow artisans.

 

7. Terra Verde

208 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Terra Verde is an award-winning store located right in the heart of Downtown in Colorado Springs across from Acacia Park. With over 25 years of experience in bringing the latest in women’s fashion, accessories, home goods, and gifts to the area, Terra Verde has rightfully earned its spot as a local favorite and one of the best places to go Christmas shopping in Colorado Springs. You’ll be amazed by their huge store and beautiful product displays featuring everything from gourmet soaps to calendars and dresses to kids books.

 

8. Jack Miller Jewelry Designers

111 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Looking for something extra special this holiday season? At Jack Miller Jewelry Designers you won’t find your typical piece of jewelry. Colorado Springs jewelry designer, Jack Miller, makes beautiful and unique fine jewelry, with a focus on the concept that jewelry is art. Build a custom piece or buy one that had already been created.

 

9. Rocky Mountain Soap Market

212 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Photo Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Soap Market

Described as a “candy store” for soap lovers, Rocky Mountain Soap Market makes fresh, hand-whipped bath and body products, custom to your tastes. Their products are natural and therapeutic, made with essential oils. Visit their storefront location in Downtown Colorado Springs and find the best local soap products for your bath taking, soap-loving friends.

 

10. The Local Honey Collective

9 East Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

They’re on a mission to provide women with clothing that’s affordable and trendy, and they’re nailing it. From boho sweaters to statement earrings, The Local Honey Co.’s curated collection is to die for. While they are mostly online for now, they’re opening a holiday pop-up shop so you can find all of your gifts in person. Visit their temporary shop on East Bijou Street from November 1 – December 31.

 

11. Rutledge’s

102 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | 1 Lake Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80906

With two premier locations, Tejon Street and The Broadmoor Hotel, men’s fine fashion is at the tip of your fingers. Their exclusive collections can’t be found anywhere else in Colorado Springs, making Rutledge’s the perfect place to find a unique and stylish gift for your brother, dad, or partner.

 

12. Heartshake Studios

2627 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Photo Courtesy of Heartshake Studios

Heartshake Studios has got to be one of the cutest spots in town. This little Old Colorado City boutique features bold printed fabrics, lovely stationery, vintage goods, art from the owner herself, and so much more. The store is stocked with the most beautiful local, handmade, and fair trade goods. You’ll be hard pressed to leave without buying more than one thing!

 

13. CJ Kard

214 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

CJ Kard has been a staple gift shop in Colorado Springs for more than 20 years. They offer gifts of all kinds, greeting cards, and printing services with “topnotch service and a touch of fun.” This shop is perfect for a unique and thoughtful gift for your grandma, mom, sister, or friend!

 

14. Sparrow Hawk Cookware

120 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

Photo Courtesy of Sparrow Hawk Cookware

Perfect for your loved one who’s skilled in the kitchen, Sparrow Hawk Cookware has the best collection of food preparation tools around. This place is a mecca for all chefs, cooks, and bakers, both professional and amateur. Sparrow Hawk has been family-owned since 1979, and since that time they have curated their inventory based on the requests of their patrons, who return time and time again for all of their cooking and baking needs.

 

This year, skip the long lines at the mall and say no to the excessive packaging and delivery delays of online shopping. Instead, check out any and all of these amazing Colorado Springs’ shops for your holiday shopping needs!

Cheers! Your Rocky Mountain Food Tours Team

(So, what’s a food tour, anyway…?)

 

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