St. Augustine is full of great places to visit, play, and shop. Rich in history, it’s one of the most beautiful places to come for vacation. As you come and get to know the town, you can take advantage of all the interesting shops and get a unique gift for your loved ones this holiday season. Shopping in St. Augustine is a fun experience! Supporting these shops will help them grow, so they can continue serving the city and supporting our local tourism. Here are some of the places to find unusual and delightful items for everyone on your list:
For the Foodie Friend
Whetstone Chocolates of St. Augustine
Located by 139 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Hours: Open 7 days, Sun – Thu: 10:00am – 8:00pm, Fri – Sat: 10:00am – 10:00pm
The Whetstone’s Chocolate founders are Florida natives and lifelong residents of Northeast Florida. Family run, they enjoy chocolate and ice cream like no one else and they’ve made it their mission to serve the best. They saw the need and a demand for ice cream in the area and were more than happy to become part of the community. Esther opened their small ice cream store on St. George Street in the historic business district of St. Augustine in 1966. Many years later their store has become a local staple for sweet treats.
For The Art & Jewelry Lover
Churchill & Lacroix, Antiquaire
Located: 75 King Street, Suite 121, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Sun – Sat 11:00am- 5:00pm
Churchill & Lacroix specializes in works of art, china, and jewelry. Churchill offers the largest inventory of fine estate jewelry in the St. Augustine area. Customers can come and browse through the store and find antiques, porcelain, and paintings. You can also find fine crystal from Baccarat and Steuben, plus fine silver! The assortment of items available includes everything from antique clocks, lithographs, and fine art.
Located at 131 King street in St Augustine
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 am to 5:00pm
This mom and pop shop has been around for 20 plus years. They sell unique handmade stained glass, mosaic pieces, and jewelry. They offer monthly exhibitions which highlights a variety of crafted pieces from different local artist. They also offer lessons for the public on how to make their own mosaic art! If you are looking to gift a unique and artsy item, come check them out.
Sunburst Trading Co
Sunburst Trading Co was founded by Michael and Pam Pounds in 1979. Their mission has been to sell fine accessories and jewelry to the St. Augustine public. They have two local businesses in the area, the Shell Shop and the Around the World Marketplace.
For The Beach Bum
Located at 148 Saint George Street Saint Augustine 32084
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 7pm Friday – Saturday: 9am – 9pm Sunday: 10am – 7pm
You can’t forget the ocean when you’re shopping in St. Augustine! This shop is your complete shell and coral provider! They offer coral, shells (large, small, and every size in-between!) and sea-life. They also have specimen shells and megalodon fossil shark teeth! They carry a complete line of shell and coral jewelry so you can give the gift of the ocean for those not able to come and visit themselves.
For The Old Soul In The Group
Located at 72 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Sun: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tue – Fri: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
This great boutique offers found items for the home, including hand-painted furniture, distressed decor, and vintage items. Find dressers, dining room tables and chairs, lamps, mirrors, and so much more! Each piece has an artistic flair, and will make a pretty addition to any household!
The Way We Were Vintage Boutique
Located at 74 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Sun: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Thu: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Fri – Sat: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Way We Were Vintage Boutique offers a wide collection of vintage items, clothing, accessories, and more. They offer decorative hats for men and women as well as crushed velvet coats, rings, bracelets and more. They specialize in clothing from the 70s and 90s, though some of their non-clothing items are older than that. This boutique offers antiques and other hard-to-find items to visitors.
Located at 317 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Sun: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Tue – Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A vintage antique shop with home decor, art, cultural oddities and more. They offer stained glass art, collectibles, and religious icons. There is also an assortment of dishware and custom or vintage signs. Eclectica Vintiques is not your normal vintage shop. It also offers repairs and refurbishments. So even if you are not shopping, trading, or selling interesting finds to them, they’re still available for furniture repairs, neon sign repairs, and stained glass repairs. Vintage candy and soda are available for sale and makes the perfect stocking stuffer!
For The Scholar Or Cultural Attache’
Spanish Main Antiques
Located at 1080 N Ponce De Leon Blvd, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Tue – Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
St. Augustine’s largest selection of shipwreck and treasure coins can be found at Spanish Main Antiques. With a wide variety of unique items and friendly knowledgeable staff, it’s almost like shopping at a museum!
Around the World Marketplace
Located at 21 Orange Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10am – 6pm Friday & Saturday: 10am – 7pm Sunday: 10am – 6pm
Around the World Marketplace in St. Augustine is the place be to buy the perfect conversation piece. This shop has amazing works of art, gifts, souvenirs, and house decor items from around the world. Here you can browse their wide variety of products to find that perfect something. They offer artwork, pottery, furniture, and more!
No matter if your friends and loved ones are hard to shop for, there’s something for everyone shopping in St. Augustine! These shops are the perfect spot to find that something special for that someone special. Enjoy a shopping experience that will give back to the giver, bring a friend and make the most of your time shopping here in America’s oldest city.