Need some retail therapy? The Ann Arbor area is the place to find that perfect gift, unique souvenir, or an original finishing touch for your home, wardrobe, or pantry. There’s a little something for everyone in Ann Arbor, no matter your taste – trendy and unique, high-end and thrifty, cutting edge and classic…the area is full of options.
Visit the historic Nickels Arcade, a covered shopping promenade in downtown Ann Arbor, built in 1918. The 261-foot-long mosaic-tiled corridor, houses some of Ann Arbor's most unique specialty retail shops.
Each district and neighborhood bring something unique to the table. The historic Kerrytown District is home to the Ann Arbor farmer’s market, weekly artisan market, and eclectic shops like Found gallery. Check out the State Street District or Main Street Area, ranked one of the best streets in America by Fodor’s Travel, both full of gift spots, creative galleries, and so much more. Get in your window-shopping and coffee fix, and make sure you go to one of the locally owned, indie bookstores like Crazy Wisdom or Literati, recently named the 2019 Publishers Weekly Bookstore of the Year.
If you bleed maize and blue, your destination for all things University of Michigan is the M Den. With locations on State Street and Main Street, the M Den is a convenient stop for your game day gear or graduation gifts. If you can dream it, they probably have a Michigan version of it! Underground Printing is an officially licensed Michigan Wolverines fan shop with authentic University of Michigan t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and more.