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Discover that perfect holiday gift in
downtown Mount Vernon

These days, it’s easy to pop online and buy nearly anything, but isn’t the hunt for the perfect gift more fun when you’re strolling the local shops to find one-of-a-kind gifts?

Head to downtown Mount Vernon this holiday season to discover some shopping gems filled with gift items sure to be treasured.

Ready to discover the downtown Mount Vernon shopping scene? Here are a few ideas to get started.

Fun & Funky

Lost in the Groove is an independent record store in the heart of downtown Mount Vernon. It buys and sells CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and even 8-tracks! (Plus much more.) An audiophile’s dream.

Looking for the perfect stocking-stuffer for the hard-to-buy-for collector? Search no further than Babe Rainbow Antiques. With 40 years in the antiques and collectibles business, the purveyors of Babe Rainbow’s has quirky and classic finds.

Part art gallery, part carefully curated shop, Perry & Carlson features modern furniture, handmade goods for the home, gifts, specialty books and vintage items.

Getting Crafty

Tri-Dee Arts has been a fixture in downtown Mount Vernon for more than 30 years. It offers a full selection of art supplies, retro toys and games, the Make Art Studio space for classes, and Glazed, a paint-your-own pottery studio.

Get your knit on at WildFibers. Featuring modern patterns and seasonal colors, this is not your grandmother’s knitting shop.

Sparkly & Sweet

A little sparkle adds to the holiday cheer! Strauss Jewelers offers classic fine gemstone jewelry and Citizen watches. PAVE Jewelry & Design brings a fresh perspective to its designs.

Celebrating life through chocolate is Forte Chocolate’s mission, and they fulfill that mission by crafting artisan-quality chocolates.


Many of these retailers, plus others throughout Mount Vernon, are participating in the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Shop Local campaign.  Shop at these participating businesses from November 30, 2019, through January 31, 2020, for your chance to win with weekly drawings. For every $5 spent you’ll get a punch on your card. Once you have spent $50 bring it to the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce on 301 W. Kincaid St. or Tri-Dee Arts on 215 S. 1st St. in Mount Vernon to be entered into the weekly drawing as well as the Grand Prize drawing on February 1, 2020.




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