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Top 50 places for gifts in Metro-Detroit



There are so many reasons to shop local during the holiday season: more money returns to the local economy! You help create jobs! It’s better for the environment! Even better than all of that is the sheer pleasure in discovering the crazy amazing things being curated by the incredible shops throughout Metro-Detroit. Our cities are bumping with glorious gifty goodness, so we’re here to highlight some of the best shops for local gifts across the region.


Top 50 places for gifts in Metro-Detroit

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  1. Bon Bon Bon (Detroit)
  2. Rail & Anchor (Royal Oak)
  3. John K. King Books (Detroit)
  4. Vault of Midnight Comic Books and Stuff (Ann Arbor)
  5. The Peacock Room (Detroit)
  6. Well Done Goods (Detroit)
  7. The Rocket (Ypsilanti)
  8. Sic Transit Cycles (Ann Arbor)
  9. Diamond Factory of Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor)
  10. Vanessa’s Flowers (Plymouth)
  11. Macomb Bike (Warren)
  12. Diamond Vault of Troy (Troy)
  13. Star Jewelry (Canton)
  14. Literati Bookstore (Ann Arbor)
  15. Zingerman’s Creamery (Ann Arbor)
  16. Mongers’ Provisions (Ferndale)
  17. Cherry Republic (Ann Arbor)
  18. Leon & Lulu (Clawson)
  19. Todd’s Menswear (Royal Oak)
  20. Crown Custom Clothing (Royal Oak)
  21. Corden’s Candy Carousel (Inkster)
  22. Underground Sounds (Ann Arbor)
  23. Encore Records (Ann Arbor) 
  24. Kitty Deluxe (St. Clair Shores)
  25. University Flower Shop (Ann Arbor)
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  1. City Bird (Detroit)
  2. Source Booksellers (Detroit)
  3. The Vines Flower & Garden Shop (Farmington)
  4. Alpine Chocolat Haus (Plymouth)
  5. Le Bon Macaron (Ann Arbor)
  6. Dearborn Jewelers (Plymouth)
  7. Catching Fireflies (Berkley)
  8. Bikes Blades & Boards (Grosse Pointe) 
  9. Blumz By Jr Designs (Ferndale)
  10. Street Corner Music (Oak Park)
  11. Unicorn Feed & Supply (Ypsilanti)
  12. Blue Canary Confections (Birmingham) 
  13. Earth Lore (Plymouth)
  14. Sam Michael’s Menswear Tailoring & Tuxedos (Farmington Hills)
  15. Youngbloods (Hazel Park)
  16. The M Den on Campus (Ann Arbor)
  17. Polish Art Center (Hamtramck)
  18. Hello Records (Lincoln Park)
  19. The Robot Garage (Birmingham)
  20. Busted (Detroit)
  21. The Clothing Cove (Milford)
  22. Nest (Detroit)
  23. Arcadian Antiques (Ann Arbor)
  24. The Getup Vintage (Ann Arbor)
  25. Essence On Main (Clarkston)
Photos by FL A, Michael P, and Suzy J on Yelp

Methodology: Top Places for Gifts in Metro-Detroit according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the Chocolatiers & Shops, Cheese Shops, Candy Stores, Books, Mags, Music & Video, Flowers & Gifts, Cards & Stationery, Gift Shops, Home Decor, Jewelry, Sporting Goods, Toy Stores, Fashion, Hobby Shops; Holiday Decorations categories on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in Wayne County, Oakland County, Washtenaw County, and Macomb County areas. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of November 11th, 2021.