With the festive season just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment to express appreciation for our wonderful Albany community. At No Dinx, we hold small businesses close to our hearts and are proud to be a part of downtown Albany. We can’t emphasize enough how essential it is to support your local small businesses this holiday season. So, make a note on your calendar for Small Business Saturday, falling on Saturday, November 25th – it’s the perfect day to do all your holiday shopping in one delightful go. In our guide, we’re excited to introduce you to fifteen incredible downtown Albany small businesses and the amazing gifts they have in store for you.
Albany Antique Mall
First on our list is the beloved Albany Antique Mall. Since 2004, this treasure trove has been a cornerstone of downtown Albany, housing carefully curated antiques, collectibles, furniture, and more. If you’re on the hunt for unique gifts for your loved ones, this is a must-visit destination. You’ll find yourself joyfully wandering through a maze of booths, filled with a diverse selection of treasures. Prepare to lose track of time as you explore, and you’re bound to discover the perfect gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season. Visit the Albany Antique Mall at 145 SW 2nd Ave, Albany, OR 97321, or check out their Facebook.
Next up is Boda Furniture, which may seem like just another furniture store at first glance. However, there’s so much more to uncover in this sprawling historic building with four levels of furniture and home decor. If you’re searching for crowd-pleasing home decor and high-quality furnishings, you’ll be delighted by what Boda has to offer. Visit Boda Furniture at 104 SE 1st Ave. Albany, OR 97321, or check out their Facebook.
Sniffany’s Pet Boutique
Are you in need of gifts for your furry friends or the pet lovers in your life? Look no further than Sniffany’s Pet Boutique, where you’ll find a wide array of goodies for pets and their parents. From toys to treats and accessories, Sniffany’s has it all. While you shop, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and engage in friendly banter with the staff. Visit Sniffany’s Pet Boutique at 222 w 1st Ave. St. 180 Albany, OR 97321, or visit their website: https://www.sniffanyspetboutique.com/
Bike N’ Hike
For the cycling enthusiasts on your list, Bike N’ Hike has been a downtown Albany institution since 1974. Whether you’re a novice in need of gear or an expert seeking the latest innovations, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Bike N Hike. Visit Bike N’ Hike at 424 W 1st Ave Albany, OR 97321, or visit their website: https://www.bikenhike.com/
Gallery Calapooia is a cooperative gallery showcasing the work of 21 local artists in historic downtown Albany. If supporting local artists is important to you, this is the place to find unique and beautiful gifts. From traditional art forms like painting and sculpture to woodworking and jewelry, you’ll find a vast collection of creativity that makes for thoughtful gifts while also supporting local craftsmen and artists. Visit Gallery Calapooia at 222 W. 1st Ave. Albany, Oregon 97321, or visit their website at: https://www.gallerycalapooia.com/
The Natty Dresser
When it comes to men’s fashion in the Willamette Valley, The Natty Dresser is your go-to shop. With an impressive collection of high-quality apparel and accessories, it’s the ideal place to find unique gifts for the well-dressed man on your list. Don’t hesitate to ask the friendly and knowledgeable haberdashers for assistance; they’re there to make high-quality menswear accessible to all. Visit The Natty Dresser at 124 Broadalbin Street Southwest, Albany, Oregon 97321, or visit their website: https://thenattydresser.com/
Urban Ag Supply
Urban Ag Supply goes beyond the typical garden store, offering a wide range of products, including seeds, garden supplies, indoor gardening supplies, houseplants, and eco-friendly gifts. When you shop here, you’re not only finding great eco-sensitive household products but also supporting local artisans. Get to know the owners and learn about gardening from a passionate and caring team. Visit Urban Ag Supply at 456 2nd AVE SW Albany, OR 97321, or visit their website: https://urbanagsupply.com/
Krafty Mary in Two Rivers Market is a fantastic place to browse for unique gifts. You’ll discover a wide assortment of apparel, accessories, drinkware, home decor, and jewelry that are carefully crafted and one-of-a-kind. While you may be shopping for others, you’re sure to walk away with something for yourself. Explore Mary’s kitschy apparel designs and adorable cups while enjoying a chat with their amazing staff. Visit Krafty Mary at 250 Broadalbin St SW #105, Albany, OR 97321, or check out their Instagram.
Spearit Beads & Co.
If you have a jewelry maker on your list, Spearit Beads & Co. is the perfect gift destination. It’s the largest bead store in the Willamette Valley, offering a vast selection of jewelry-making supplies and locally crafted jewelry. The knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you in finding the perfect gifts. They even offer jewelry-making classes for those curious about the craft. Visit Spearit Beads & Co. at 415 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321, or visit their Facebook.
Stoked 2 Sk8
Did you know that Two Rivers Market has a skateboarding shop? Stoked 2 Sk8 is the place to shop for gifts if you have a skateboard enthusiast on your list. They offer a wide selection of boards, wheels, hardware, accessories, and apparel that any skateboard enthusiast would love. Stoked 2 Sk8 also provides mini ramp skate lessons, so be sure to pre-register if you’re interested. Visit Stoked 2 Sk8 at 250 Broadalbin St SW #103 Albany, OR 97321, or visit their website: https://www.stoked2sk8.com/
Two Rivers Fly Shop
Tucked away on First Street, Two Rivers Fly Shop is a little gem nestled between Jordan Jewelers and Sweet Red Bistro. If you have an angler on your list, Two Rivers Fly Shop is a treasure trove of gift options, including expertly tied handmade flies, gear, and guidebooks. Plus, you’ll enjoy friendly conversation while you shop. Visit Two Rivers Fly Shop at 204 1st St Ave W Albany, OR, 97321 or visit their website: https://www.tworiversflyshop.biz/
For 23 years, Emma Downtown has been a family-owned and operated boutique in downtown Albany. Their motto, “Decorate your home, dress for the occasion, & give with style,” sums up what they offer. You’ll find a beautifully curated boutique with high-quality apparel and unique gifts. The friendly staff is dedicated to ensuring you have a positive shopping experience, so stop in, browse, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere. Visit Emma Downtown at 422 W 1st Ave, Albany, OR 97321, or visit their website: https://emmadowntown.net/
Jack n’ Jill Resale
Jack n’ Jill Resale on 3rd and Lyon is the perfect spot to discover gently used toys, clothing, and accessories for the little ones in your life. Treat the kiddos on your list to new toys and outfits for the holidays at this charming storefront. Visit Jack n’ Jill Resale at 236 S. Lyon St., Albany, OR, United States, Oregon, or check out their Facebook.
Wicked Comics & Collectables
Wicked Comics & Collectables is a haven for board game enthusiasts, comic book lovers, and tabletop gamers. They have a wide variety of new and back-issue comics, unique board games, card games, and everything you need for a game of Dungeons & Dragons. You’ll also find collectible toys and figurines. The friendly staff is ready to help you find the perfect gift, so don’t hesitate to ask for recommendations or grab a gift card. Visit Wicked Comics & Collectables at 426 SE 2nd Ave, Albany, OR 97321, or check out their Facebook.
Rooted Boutique at Two Rivers Market offers a unique shopping experience where plant lovers and consignment boutique enthusiasts unite. You’ll discover an amazing selection of houseplants, indoor plant goods and accessories, home decor, gifts, and apparel. It’s a fantastic place to shop for stocking stuffers and unique gifts for everyone on your list. Visit Rooted Boutique at 250 Broadalbin St SW #111, Albany, OR 97321, or check out their Facebook.
We hope this guide inspires you to explore the diverse range of small businesses in downtown Albany this holiday season. By supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, you’re not only finding wonderful gifts but also contributing to the vibrancy and uniqueness of our community. Happy holidays, and happy shopping!