Shop in New Jersey’s Heartland This Holiday Season!
Holiday shopping can be really stressful. All the hustle and bustle of busy malls, long lines at the register and the pressure to find that perfect, unique gift. You’ve already given your parents every household item you can think of, and you’re just about out of ideas for grandma. Let’s not even begin to talk about that “special someone” in your life.
In true desperation, you might begin to consider shopping online for a trendy gift. We have a better solution.
Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to one of the beautifully decorated Main Street shops or craft shows in New Jersey’s Heartland. It’s where you’ll be able to find unique, handmade holiday gifts, while supporting local store owners, artists and crafters.
So this year, avoid the nightmare before Christmas, and make sure your loved ones receive the kinds of gifts that you’ll never find in traditional shopping centers!
Downtown Hammonton is adorned beautifully during the holiday season. Its local shops are bubbling with the holiday spirit, featuring wonderful fashions and antiques.
Main Street in Vineland lights up during the holiday season! Landis Avenue has more than 100 historical shops artfully decorated for the holidays.
Glasstown Arts District
Glasstown Arts District in Millville has a cluster of artistic shops along Village on High that are beautifully decorated with lights and ornaments. These shops an array of handmade and collectible items, including fine yarns, handmade jewelry, objects of arts and a vast array gift items!
Craft Shows and Art Shops
Holiday Bazaar at The Noyes Museum Shop – November 14th – December 30th
Here you’ll enjoy shopping for art and fine crafts by local and regional artists, while listening to Nicolas Castillo play R&B indie pop music. Visitors will have a chance to win an art-filled gift baskets! During the Holiday Bazaar KICKOFF, the Noyes Shop will have featured artists available to discuss and sell their work along the Shop’s sidewalk. Casciano’s Coffee Bar will be providing complimentary hot cider!
Artful Giving at Riverfront Renaissance Center November 20th – December 30th
Support local artists at this holiday gift cash and carry show. Find of one a kind gifts from local artists. Free gift wrapping available!
Woodstown by Candlelight – December 4th
Walk into the charm of Woodstown’s Victorian residences and structures, which date back to before the Revolutionary War! You’ll feel the holiday spirit as you stroll through the seasonally decorated homes, businesses and churches. You’ll be able to enjoy shopping at local merchants or the annual craft fair located in Borough Hall. There will be carolers, homemade cookies, wassail and a variety of other musical instruments.
Holiday Shoppe at Gallery 50, Inc. – December 4th – December 25th
You’ll be able to find handmade items from over 70 artists and crafters!
Holiday Jingle Fest – December 11th
Carney’s Point, NJ
Come see Santa and pose for pictures with him! Enjoy shopping for holiday crafts, face painting, balloon animals, bounce house and tasty treats!
Clayton’s 16th Annual Christmas Celebration – December 12th (Rain Date: December 13th)
Take a horse and buggy ride through downtown Clayton! Following your ride, snatch up some Christmas gifts at Borough Hall, where there will be vendors and kids activities! Famous Barbara Anne’s will be open for hot soup and chili while everyone waits for the parade!
Heart Felt Designs
Voted Salem County’s best country shop, Heart Felt Designs has been in business for over 30 years! You’ll be able to find handmade wreaths, garlands, candles, table-top accessories, and many more holiday items!
Make this year’s holiday shopping an unforgettable experience by taking in all the splendor of New Jersey’s Heartland, and supporting the arts and crafts that are the essence of our Heartland.
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