Tired of the same old big box stores for your Christmas shopping? Skip the early wake-up on Black Friday, and embrace the beauty of shopping local on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 this year. We've compiled a list of five amazing, locally owned and operated retailers that are dedicated to serving the community and meeting all of your holiday checklist needs.
1. The Joy of Living
Unique and fun gifts to fit any budget. Home decor, women's clothing, accessories, jewelry, kitchen tools and so much more. If you have a person on your list who is tough to shop for, this might be the perfect place to explore.
1524 N. 24th St. W, Billings, Montana, 406.294.1701, TheJoyOfLiving.com
2. The Base Camp
Lovers of the great outdoors, rejoice! Backpacking, climbing, paddling and skiing equipment, apparel to embrace the Montana lifestyle, top-of-the-line footwear and gifts.
1730 Grand Ave., Billings, Montana, 406.248.4555, TheBaseCamp.com
3. Time Out Sports
The best running shoe store in Eastern Montana, Time Out Sports works with doctors, podiatrists and physical therapy centers to help athletes and everyday customers run and walk comfortably. You will find activewear, footwear, orthotics and equipment such as Hydroflasks, heart rate monitors and energy boosters. Satisfy any athlete or gym junkie.
1595 Grand Ave., Billings, Montana, 406.245.9735, TimeOutSports.biz
4. Liberty & Vine Country Store
Step back in time as you browse gorgeous antiques and unique, genuine Montana-made goods and gifts. The store breathes new life into the brick building it inhabits, built more than a century ago. Includes a large country mercantile store, general goods, home decor, great things to eat and an antique warehouse full of treasured pieces.
2019 Montana Ave., Billings, Montana, 406.534.8667, LibertyAndVine.comLibertyAndVine.com
5. South Harper Boutique & Mercantile
Hit the shops at Shiloh Crossing and stop by this chic boutique full of trendy clothes, accessories and gift ideas. The shop carries top brands and styles you and your loved ones are sure to adore.
1027 Shiloh Crossing Blvd. #4, Billings, Montana, 406.969.1006