Shop Local Rochester

94 Places to Shop Local, Rochester!

You don’t have to limit shopping local to Small Business Saturday! We have some incredibly talented individuals throughout the Rochester area operating their own boutiques, confectioneries, novelty and hand-crafted gift shops.

As you’re out exploring the city and surrounding villages, stop by these wonderful businesses. Shop Rochester and make a big impact in our community all year long!

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This is an ever-changing list! Please let us know if you have a favorite local, family-owned, or small business in the comments below, or contact us directly.

Shop Local Rochester - Little Button Craft
Little Button Craft

Rochester

  1. Aaron’s Alley
  2. Abode
  3. Anderson Alley Artists
  4. Andy’s Candies 
  5. Archimage
  6. Arena’s
  7. The Artful Gardener  
  8. Craft Company No.6
  9. The Creator’s Hands
  10. Eastman Museum
  11. F. Olivers
  12. Gods N Gladiators
  13. Hedonist Artisan Chocolates
  14. Hipocampo Children’s Books
  15. A Horse with Wings improbable beautiful things
  16. Hungerford Artisans
  17. Laughing Gull Chocolates 
  18. The Library Store
  19. Little Button Craft
  20. Mood Makers
  21. Memorial Art Gallery
  22. More Fire Glass Studio
  23. Parkleigh
  24. Record Archive
  25. Rochester Museum and Science Center
  26. Rochester Public Market
  27. Shop Peppermint
  28. Small World Books
  29. Stever’s Candy 
  30. Statement
  31. Transit Apparel
  32. useless objects
  33. Warehouse 127

Brighton

  1. Eleventh Hour Gifts  
  2. Panache Vintage & Finer Consignment  
Bittersweet in Brockport
Bittersweet

Brockport

  1. Bittersweet

Chili

  1. The Glue Factory Gift Shop
  2. Amish Outlet & Gift Shop
Main Street Mercantile
Main Street Mercantile

Fairport

  1. Affaire de Chocolat
  2. Corner Bookstore
  3. Lollypop Farm
  4. Main Street Mercantile

Gates

  1. The Garden Factory
Shops on West RIdge
Shops on West RIdge

Greece

  1. The Shops On West Ridge

Hamlin

  1. Partyka Farms

Henrietta

  1. Shop 1 at RIT  

Irondequoit

  1. Encore Chocolates
  2. Simply New York Marketplace & Gifts

Pittsford

  1. Cocoa Bean Shoppe
  2. A Different Point of View
  3. Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters
  4. One World Goods
  5. Powers Farm Market
Shop Local Rochester - Kittelberger Webster
Kittelberger

Webster

  1. Kittelberger Florist & Gifts
  2. The North Bee
  3. Schutt’s Apple Mill
Genesee Country Village Museum store
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Wheatland

  1. Genesee Country Village & Museum
  2. Primitive Country Gifts
Gatherings at the Depot
Gatherings at the Depot

Genesee Valley

  1. ace + oak
  2. Pastique
  3. Gatherings at the Depot
  4. Geek Chic Floral Boutique
  5. Market on Main
  6. Not Dot Shop
Olcott Lakeview Village Shoppes
Lakeview Village Shoppes

Western New York

  1. Everything Elmwood
  2. Downtown Browsery
  3. Fowler’s Chocolates
  4. Lakeview Village Shoppes
  5. Marilla Country Store
  6. Oliver’s Candies
  7. Thin Ice
  8. Vidler’s 5 & 10
Olde Country Store and More North Cohocton
Olde Country Store and More

Finger Lakes Region

  1. The Dog Eared Book
  2. Flint Creek Soap Company
  3. Handwork, Ithaca’s Artisan Cooperative
  4. L W Emporium Co-op
  5. MacKenzie-Childs
  6. MacKenzie’s Marketplace  
  7. The Olde Country Store and More – 1849
  8. Original Candy Kitchen
  9. Skaneateles Artisans
  10. Sweet Expressions
  11. The Windmill Farm and Craft Market

Rochester, NY Artists on Etsy

  1. 3rd ROC Custom
  2. Crazy Dog T-Shirts
  3. Dave Pollot, Repurposed & Enhanced Thrift Art Parodies
  4. Fahsye
  5. KW Photography & Designs
  6. May and Birch
  7. Merry Skyer
  8. ROC The City with Hope
  9. ROCART Studio
  10. Owl Post Lettering
  11. Wanamaker Designs

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