As the Christmas season descends upon Columbus, Ohio, the historic neighborhood of Olde Towne East beckons with its unique charm and local flair. Nestled within walking distance of Broad Street Presbyterian Church, this vibrant community offers an array of delightful Christmas shopping destinations. Join us on a festive stroll through Olde Towne East as we explore 10 local gems on the perfect Christmas shopping adventure.


Olde Towne Flowers & Gifts

45 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Begin your Christmas shopping journey at Olde Towne Flowers & Gifts. This charming shop not only boasts a delightful selection of floral arrangements and seasonal decor but also features a warm and inviting atmosphere. From classic poinsettias to unique handcrafted wreaths, you’ll find the perfect touch to adorn your home or surprise a loved one.



51 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Fuel up for your shopping spree at HangOverEasy, a hip breakfast spot with a playful vibe. In addition to delightful brunch options, HangOverEasy offers quirky and fun merchandise that captures the essence of their brand. Grab a gift card, a cool HangOverEasy t-shirt, or a mug for a playful and memorable gift.


Black Art Plus

43 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Immerse yourself in the creativity of Black Art Plus, where you’ll discover a curated collection of African and African American art, gifts, and decor. The vibrant colors and intricate designs of the artwork tell stories of culture and heritage. From paintings to sculptures, each piece serves as a meaningful and culturally rich gift.


Corner Stone Craft Beer & Wine

61 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

For the beer and wine connoisseurs, Corner Stone Craft Beer & Wine is a must-visit spot. Beyond an impressive selection of craft beverages, this establishment provides a cozy atmosphere for shoppers. Explore their offerings, and consider creating a customized beverage gift basket for the spirited celebrators on your list.


The Beauty Box Organic Salon & Spa

63 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Pamper your loved ones with gifts from The Beauty Box Organic Salon & Spa. This oasis of relaxation not only offers organic beauty products but also provides a range of rejuvenating spa treatments. Consider gifting a luxurious skincare package or a selection of their organic beauty essentials for a truly indulgent Christmas surprise.



85 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Step into A.J. SOSEBY for a unique shopping experience where fashion meets personality. This boutique, with its carefully curated selection, caters to those with a taste for trendy and stylish items. Find distinctive clothing, accessories, and a collection of garden and home goods for the fashion enthusiasts on your list.


Upper Cup Coffee

79 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Head back up Parsons Ave the way you came and warm up with a cup of holiday cheer at Upper Cup Coffee, a cozy spot that transcends the typical coffee experience. Beyond exceptional brews, this café offers a unique ambiance, making it a perfect spot to slow down and enjoy the season. Consider creating a coffee-themed gift basket with their artisanal beans, stylish mugs, and a gift card.


Yelo Aple

76 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Cross the street and take your Olde Towne East shopping adventure to Yelo Aple, a haven for plant enthusiasts and indoor gardeners. This delightful indoor plant shop offers a lush array of greenery, from vibrant succulents to elegant ferns. The cozy atmosphere and knowledgeable staff make it a perfect spot to find a unique and living gift for friends or family. Consider a beautifully potted plant or a set of stylish plant accessories to bring the freshness of nature into your loved ones’ homes this holiday season.


Gemüt Biergarten

734 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205

Refresh yourself and experience the festive atmosphere of Gemüt Biergarten, a German-inspired beer garden that transforms into a winter wonderland during the holidays. Beyond the craft beers, seasonal beverages and other tasty treats, they feature unique Gemüt Biergarten-themed gifts as well as gift cards.


The Lifestyle Cafe

891 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205

After all that shopping you’re probably hungry! Take a short walk to The Lifestyle Cafe, a health-conscious eatery offering organic foods with fantastic flavor all while remaining a 100% sustainable food business. Reward yourself with some delicious food (and maybe even dessert?) and snag a gift card before you go.



As you wander through the historic streets of Olde Towne East, these 10 local businesses promise a festive and fulfilling Christmas shopping experience. From unique gifts and cultural treasures to wellness-inspired treats, these charming spots within walking distance of Broad Street Presbyterian Church capture the spirit of the season in the heart of Columbus, Ohio. Merry Christmas and happy shopping!


-Blog by Kyle Fox, BSPC Marketing and Communications Manager

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