There are plenty of local Bloomington retail shops ready to safely welcome you with open arms. Be prepared to wear face masks, call ahead, and be flexible as operating hours and capacity may change frequently.

Note: Check retailers' social media and website for deals, updated hours, and new ways to make purchases.

Book Corner

  • 100 N. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 339-1522

Book Corner is a family-owned, independent bookstore that carries current bestsellers, notable classics, puzzles, children's books, plush toys, specialty greeting cards, and unique gifts. If the store doesn't have a book you're searching for, they're happy to special order it for you at no... Learn more

Cup & Kettle Tea Co.

  • 208 N. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 287-7978

A variety of over 50 organic teas blended, served, and sold in a downtown tea shop. Enjoy in-house or at home. Teaware, pastries, and sandwiches also available. Learn more

Gather :handmade shoppe & co.:

  • 116 N. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 287-8046

Gather :handmade shoppe & co.: showcases emerging and independent handmade goods from over 250 artists, crafters, and makers from the Midwest and beyond. Offerings include jewelry, kids' toys, clothing, art prints, stickers, plants, stones & geodes, pottery, and much more. In... Learn more

Global Gifts

  • 122 N. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 336-7402

From jewelry and home goods to toys and food items, Global Gifts is full of handmade, one-of-a-kind items from over 40 different countries. All of the store's products are fair trade — all products have been ethically-produced, and the artisans who crafted them have been paid a fair... Learn more

Goods for Cooks

  • 115 N. College Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 339-2200

Goods For Cooks has been Bloomington's premier culinary wares store and gourmet foods market since 1973. Browse cookware, knive sets, bakeware, barware, textiles, tools & gadgets, table top accessories, and more in the goods section of the store, then head across the hall to the pantry to... Learn more

Greetings on Kirkwood

  • 429 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47408
  • (812) 332-2737

Greetings is a one-stop-shop for Indiana University apparel, accessories, and gifts. The clothing selection is trendy, with designs that give nods to Hoosier history and pop culture. The gift selection is extremely... Learn more

Hopscotch Coffee

  • 235 W. Dodds Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47403
  • (812) 369-4500

Ethically sourced, locally roasted coffee shop on the B-Line Trail. Learn more

Kilroy's on Kirkwood

  • 502 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 339-3006

Bloomington's favorite bar, great food, great drinks, and daily specials. Learn more

Landlocked Music

  • 115 S. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 396-2574

Bloomington's premier record store offers thousands of pieces of vinyl spanning every genre, as well as a huge selection of new & used CDs, LPs, DVDs, turntables, magazines, posters, and more. Landlocked also offers a buy/trade program for gently-used CDs and LPs, and they will special order... Learn more

Lola + Company

  • 114 N. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 323-7010

Leaning into the rustic-yet-modern, upscale farmhouse style, Lola + Company offers both vintage and new furnishings, gifts, and accents for the home. While their primary focus is on home goods, the store also offers a small selection of clothing and jewelry. RELATED... Learn more

Mirth Market

  • 101 W. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 822-1624

Mirth is a women's boutique that offers a curated collection of contemporary, casual, and business apparel, accessories, and footwear from American & European design houses. You'll find fun prints, asymmetrical hemlines, soft fabrics, and a wide selection of leather handbags, artisan... Learn more

Nick's English Hut

  • 423 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 332-4040

Welcome to Nick's English Hut, a Bloomington and IU tradition since 1927. Learn more

Rainbow Bakery

  • 201 S. Rogers Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 822-3741

Bloomington's first all-vegan bakery! Learn more

Tracks Music

  • 415 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 332-3576

Tracks is one of Bloomington's most eclectic shops, specializing in both Indiana University apparel and vinyl & CDs. Their clothing is a mix of trendy, student-designed pieces and official university apparel.... Learn more

WonderLab Museum

  • 308 W. 4th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 337-1337

Did you know that one of the Top 25 science centers in the country is located right here in Bloomington? The WonderLab Museum strives to provide kids with opportunities to learn about all things science-related through interactive exhibits and programs. They believe learning is at its most... Learn more