Spend your vacation day visiting the many unique specialty and antique shops in the area. From home furnishings to antiques, you’ll find it all here. Shopping in Grand Rapids means you’ll find easy access to parking, a variety of treasures you won’t find at home, and small town friendly service. Just what shopping on vacation is meant to be!
Since 1950 we have prided ourselves in providing Itasca County with superior service in the jewelry industry. Don’t let purchasing fine jewelry be overwhelming. Our staff is here to help you from start to finish with all your jewelry buying needs.
We carry a wide selection of exquisite bridal, fine diamond jewelry, beautiful gold, silver and gemstone designs, Chamilia bracelets, watches, clocks, and giftware.
When it comes to fine diamonds, let us educate you in cut, color, clarity, and carat weight so that you will feel confident about your new purchase.
In addition to our selection of fine jewelry, at Salmela Jewelers we also provide expert repair services on all of your jewelry, as well as watch and clock repairs, skilled engraving, and appraisals.
Store Hours: M-F 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-2pm
Monday noon – 5pm, Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm
Three Bears Candy Company is a locally owned specialty chocolate shoppe in Downtown Grand Rapids, located in the Pokegama Hotel building. It offers handmade chocolates from Bear Paw Chocolate, a local Minnesota company. Chocolate Covered Potato Chips, Caramel Butter Crunch, and the signature Bear Paw are just a few varieties of the chocolates offered. Along with the decadent chocolates, Three Bears Candy Company also offers old-fashioned candies, gourmet liquorices and giant lollipops.
Three Bears Candy Company is beyond retail, offering many corporate opportunities. Mouthwatering chocolate trays, assorted boxes of chocolates and personalized baskets can make the perfect gift for any business. Not enough hours in the day? Let Three Bears Candy Company handle the hard work. Packing and shipping is available for any and all purchases.
Not in the mood for chocolate? Enjoy some hand-dipped ice cream in 12 delicious flavors while browsing the shelves for teddy bears, scented candles, and chocolate themed gifts. Mention this web page on your next visit and receive a delightful treat on us. So pack up the family and stop in today to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Upscale home decor with an up north flavor. Visit our location in the Central Square Mall and see the different product lines in each room, or visit us online for a convenient shop at home experience. You’ll find wildlife and western art, unique gifts and home accessories, furniture, candles, gourmet food items, jewelry, and more. Visit our kid’s corner or Christmas room for specialty items, or take home a beautiful heirloom quality quilt or braided rug.
We have some big names in the store: Brighton Jewelry, McCall’s Candles, Park Designs, and Demdaco/Willow Tree to name a few.
The inventory is constantly changing – just like the seasons. Visit our clothing section, Isabella’s, for ladies and women’s finer fashions and accessories. We carry brands such as Tribal, Life is Good, Desigual, Woolrich, Fresh Produce, and more to make you look and feel your best.
Local farmer’s market featuring locally grown fruits, vegetables and fresh farm products from growers within 50 miles of Grand Rapids. Fresh farm-raised meats, syrups, honey, vegetables and produce, cut flowers, homemade baked goods, jams & jellies, and handcrafted items. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from May 3rd and continuing into October with seasonal items. Hours: 8am – 1pm (unless sold out); come early for best selection.
Unusual and nice variety of quality antiques and collectibles, i.e. furniture, sterling silver, original art and prints, porcelain, glass, fishing and hunting collectibles, pottery and primitives. Many consignors means you will find a wide range of interesting antiques in this shop.
Other Date Information
- Additional Date Information: Open year-round Friday/Saturday/Sunday or by appointment anytime. Will open any other time if available–owner lives next door. Call ahead: 218-697-2719.
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday, 11:00 am – 4 pm
Bender’s Shoes in Grand Rapids is a favorite destination for Fashionably Comfortable Footwear, Sensational Clothing, and Women’s Fashions. Young and old, everyone needs comfortable shoes, and we offer a unique selection of better quality brands in sizes toddler through adult. Our clothing collections for men, women and juniors range in style from casual sportswear for men, to casual and dress/casual women’s fashions and accessories.
Bender’s Shoes in Grand Rapids is a unique full-service store that has been family owned and operated for over 40 years. We also have locations in Downtown Hibbing, and our newest store in Duluth, is located at the corner of Maple Grove Road and Mall Drive. Each store has its own unique product mix, but all stores emphasize quality selection, comfort, and customer service from a knowledgeable team that is committed to making your visit to Bender’s Shoes an enjoyable experience.
Frame Up is the areas oldest and most experienced custom frame shop and art gallery. We carry a wide variety of art including prints, posters and original artwork by local artists. You will also find lovely jewelry, pottery, stained glass and other gifts handmade in our region. Frame Up offers the beauty of our north woods framed and ready for you to take home!
Frame Up participates EVERY month in the Downtown First Friday Art Walk! On the First Friday of every month Frame Up features an artist and their specialty from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Past First Fridays have included “the art of”: rosemaling, portrait painting, ice lanterns, and garlic farming. Upcoming Fridays will feature the art of darkhouse spearing decoys, Frame Up’s 32nd anniversary with art by it’s owners and employees, and the art of icon painting. First Fridays are not to missed!
We offer a warm and inviting shopping experience as you create the home or cabin of your dreams. Browse our 20,000 sq. ft. showroom where we offer choices from Rustic to Contemporary; Upscale to Casual. We feature the area’s largest selection of rustic and lodge furnishings for your home or cabin.
Our showroom features selections from Flexsteel, Broyhill, Smith Bros, and several Amish Furniture lines. We are also the Northland’s Bedding Headquarters with 30 beds on display featuring name brands such as Sealy, Stearns & Foster, and Tempur-Pedic.
Enjoy browsing in the Red Canoe Gift Store located in Lake Country Furniture. We feature local artisan hand crafted gifts for every taste. We specialize in accessories that range from moose mugs to hand carved signs and stools. Come and check out our great selection of accessories and gifts perfect for cabin life. Definitely worth the drive…
Monday – Friday 10:00-7:00pm
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 8:30 am – 6pm
Sunday, 10 am – 5pm
Reed Drug offers complete pharmacy services seven days a week. Whether you are visiting family or vacationing here in the area, you can count on the pharmacy staff at Reed’s for your medication and health needs while away from home. The caring staff at Reeds can work with your home pharmacy to deliver the best in service when you need it most.
Much more than a great pharmacy, Reed’s is also a great place to shop. Browse our broad selection of gifts and home decor items, Hallmark Cards, Abdullah Candies, Yankee Candles, Life is Good apparel, and more. For the outdoor lover in your life, visit our wildlife art section with a variety of gifts and home decor items. Souvenir sweatshirts, tee-shirts, games, activities, newsstand, magazines, journals, books, sunscreen, repellants and more.
Get your Reif Theater tickets here at our ticket outlet. Entrance to the Central Square Mall.
Visitors and scrapbookers love our new Sony photograph processing machine; why wait until you get home to print your vacation photos? You can enjoy them right away. A variety of photo albums and accessories are available to complete and customize your treasured photos.
Our little white house is filled with handmade furniture, jewelry, and primitive handmades. We also carry many specialty items such as lighting, Old Century Paint, Briwax, Homespice Rugs, foliage, Red Oaks Pottery, 1803 and Keeper of the Light Candles, along with homespun and other specialty fabics. We even carry Alakef Coffee.
January-May: Tuesday-Saturday 10-6 pm, Closed Sun. & Mon.
June-December: Monday-Saturday 10-6 pm, Closed Sunday
Hopperton’s Moccasin & Gift Shop has been located in downtown Grand Rapids for over 60 years. A unique gift shop with local Minnesota flavor, we offer the area’s largest selection of Minnetonka Moccasins, as well as sweatshirts, t-shirts, gifts, jewelry, puzzles and games, local jams, syrups and wild rice. Come in and visit with our friendly staff, you’ll find something for everyone!
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00am-5:30pm
Stop in and check out our collection of vintage, handmade and new – décor, treasures and gifts!
Open Thursday to Saturday & by chance or Appt.
Antique Mall: Mon- Sat 10-5
Cafe: Tues – Sat 10-5
Explore the largest & classiest Antique Mall in the North Country!
We feature over 10,000 sq. ft of treasures from over 40 dealers.
You will discover a fine array of Vintage Decor, Primitives, Antique Glassware, and Collectibles. A HUGE selection of Vintage Furniture, clothing & jewelry.
Annabella’s is an Official Fenton Dealer with a Huge collection of Vintage & New Fenton. Including Fenton Bead / bracelets.
Annabella’s also carries Boutique Items of Purses, bags, & accessories!
- Shaw Florists offers a unique blend of home furnishings and home decor that you will not find anywhere else.
- Our Amish furniture is considered to be some of the finest furniture being made in America today.
- Our hand selected quality Antique pieces are brought in from around the country and are in excellent original and professionally restored condition.
- We have spanned the centuries to bring you the very best of the new and the very best of our Nation’s past craftsmanship.
- Our Amish and Antique furniture along with our local artistry is accented with the natural beauty of fresh cut flowers, blooming and green plants. We also offer our very own professionally designed silk & dried wreaths, swags, arrangements and custom home decor created with a tasteful Up North flair.
- As a full service florist, we can help before, during, and after your visit to our area. Whether its “thinking of you”, “missing you”, or “thank you”, we can help share your sentiments with family, friends & business associates, locally, across the country or around the world.
Come Visit Old Central School for a great variety of shops:
Old School Cafe & Gift Shoppe
Call ahead for hours and menu.
ABC’s of Quilting
Monday - Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Dustables Crafts & Gifts
Sept.1, 2013- May 31, 2014
Wed-Fri: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
June 1, 2014-Aug 31, 2014
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Janna Salmela Photography
By appointment only
Lake Lover Vintage
NEW to Central School. Call for details.
True North Salon and Spa
Plum Tree and Co. is a cool little shop offering antiques, primitives & gift items. We set up shop in downtown Marcell. 30 miles north of Grand Rapids, MN at the intersection of State Highway 38 & 286. Our inventory is constantly changing so stop in often!
Hours: 10am-5pm Thurs-Sat Mother’s Day Weekend thru 3rd weekend in Sept
But you can call us anytime! 218-838-2332
Plum Tree FLEA MARKETS
4th of July weekend and the 3rd weekend of September
WHAT a huge success our Flea Markets were; thank you everyone.
Reserve for next year $20.00 space rental 10X20
Give us a call with any questions you have 218-838-2332
Wings ‘N Willows Art Gallery & Custom Framing is all about making your home and office look great! We feature local artistry, antiques, pottery, unique hand made gift ware, photography, posters, prints, home decor, mirrors and much more.
We offer over 1,000 distinctive frame styles to choose from. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will help you design the framing that best complements the rooms you live and work in.
Wings ‘N Willows has been framing memories for 26 years!
Monday-Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3 pm
We are a family run business with over 60 years serving the communities. Our dealership has a rock solid reputation of providing excellent service, support and satisfaction. We pride ourselves on giving our customers the best service available, the best possible products and the best parts and accessories with a staff that understands all aspects of our business.
Ray’s Sport & Marine is an authorized dealer for Lund, Ranger, and Crestliner Boats, Bennington Pontoons, Evinrude, Mercury, Honda Marine, Ice Castle – Fish Houses, Kymco ATV’s, Costa Del Mar Sun Glasses and Honda Power Equipment.
Scented Room Mists & Hips ~ Signs ~ Cards ~ Gifts ~ ”Oldified Pine Furniture ~ Wool & Kits ~ Valdani Threads ~ Patterns ~ Rug Punch ~ Birdhouses ~ Chocolate ~ Handmades
June 1- Sept 1: M-F 10-5; Sat: 10-3
Sept.2- May 31: W-F: 10-5; Sat: 10-3
Other hours by appointment or chance
We offer a wide selection of gifts, gourmet kitchen and home accessories with personalized service in a beautiful setting in downtown Grand Rapids. Jenny & Company is a popular store for bridal registry as well!
Open M-F 9:30-5:30, Saturday 9:30-5 and closed Sunday
We buy estates. Whether it is one item or one thousand, we buy your stuff. The Buy Sell Trade Store has a huge selection of items.
Open: Tue-Fri 10-5
Mississippi Diamond Jewelers mission is to provide our customers with a superior product, and exceptional value and excellent service. We are a family owned business with a commitment to some of the best manufacturers in fine diamond jewelry with a quality workmanship that is unsurpassed and styling that is legendary. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff selects only the most brilliant diamonds and finest jewelry along with exquisite, handcrafted pieces we offer soulful designs with gorgeous gems stones, statement necklaces, bracelets, and earrings fueled from the deep desire to share beauty with the world.
Open: Monday thru Friday 9-6 Saturday 10-4 Closed on Sundays
Come visit our showroom, unlike any other experience in the area.
Whether you’re looking for new furniture, that perfect gift, or gourmet and unique kitchen ware, visit or call Red Willow today. We’re open all week long offering the best selection and fair prices.
We pride ourselves on offering the most unique variety of gifts, home decor, distinctive furniture, gourmet kitchen ware, draperies, curtains, window treatments, and more. You will find fair prices and a great selection every day of the week. Ask about our interior design service. We both buy and sell furniture.
Find the perfect unique gift for any occasion.
ABC’s offers a full line of all quilting supplies including fabric, patterns, books, notions, and classes. We also have a Long-Arm Quilting Studio that provides quilting services.
Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 3:00pm