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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Walk into a children’s wonderland! Treehouse Kid & Craft is the perfect place for imaginations — and holiday wish lists — to roam free! This local kid’s shop and creative space on West Howard offers toys, books, crafts, games, and more for little ones to create, imagine, and explore. They specialize in sourcing well-designed, responsibly made, and eco-minded goods that surprise and delight babies, kiddos, and crafters of all ages. Look for STEM kits and puzzles, thought-provoking (and plain ol’ fun-provoking) books, wooden toys and hand-knit dolls (with 100% adorable changes of clothes!), elevated baby basics, party supplies, gummy dino puppets (because, why not?), and craft and activity sets for endless awesome. Don’t stop at shopping — sign your wee one up for a crafternoon activity, art class, or camp!

Treehouse Kid + Craft
533 W. Howard Ave.

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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Baby, it’s not that cold outside. Drop by Doggy Dogg for a hand-crafted hot dog that’ll warm you up! And we do mean hand-crafted. This is not your typical hot dog stand. Enjoy top-quality beef franks with locally baked buns and house-made sauces, mustards and relly, even kimchi, kraut, and pimento cheese — all grilled, toasted, and topped just for you. Bask in their killer playlist while you wait for your dog. Then sit by their fire pit and sip a craft beer or a local soda (they’ve got a take-a-koozie-leave-a-koozie policy). Alternative eaters note — Doggy Dogg also offers “meat of the future” substitutions and gluten-free buns. Need a gift for someone that seems to have everything? I bet they haven’t got a GIFT CARD to a local indie hot dog stand!

Doggy Dogg
310 E. Howard Ave.

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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal


Light up the night — or the next seven! — with gifts from Aimée Jewelry and Fine Art Gallery. This boutique gallery offers hand-crafted embellishments that sparkle and shine. Their unique pieces are sure to surprise and delight for Hanukkah and other holiday gifting! With featured artists from around the world, or around the corner, Aimée’s offers a wide variety of necklaces, pendants, earrings, rings, charms, brooches, bracelets, and baubles. They also host rotating exhibits of fine art paintings and sculptures. Speaking of hosting… Aimée is having a party tomorrow! Join in for traditional Hanukkah and holiday snacks, carols performed by opera soloists, late-night shopping, and plenty of good cheer. Thursday, December 14, 6-9 p.m.


Aimée Jewelry and Fine Art Gallery
335-B W. Ponce de Leon Ave.


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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Find festive fare at Farm Burger — your local burger joint that cares about the cows. Farm Burger makes ethical eating easy — and delicious! — with grassfed beef, humanely raised without antibiotics or growth hormones, and locally sourced ingredients. They collaborate with local farmers and suppliers to bring their A-game to every meal, whether you’re chowing down on a beef burger or a quinoa patty with all the fixin’s. And boy, have they got fixin’s! Build your own from top-quality ingredients or go with their blackboard burgers for guaranteed yum without the guesswork. Farm Burger’s seasonally inspired menu means your burger is never boring. Check out their rotating cast of snacks and soups, draft beers (also local!), and adult milkshakes. Dine in on Terrific Thursdays for special deals and gift cards for foodies on your list.

Farm Burger
410 B W. Ponce de Leon Ave.

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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Get dressed in holiday style! Collage Boutique has all you need to flaunt your free spirit at festive events, soirées, and par-tays this season. Shop their stylish selection of women’s wear and accessories for fresh, unexpected, and oh-so-fashionable finds. Add touches of metallic, faux fur, or luxurious velvet to your winter wardrobe. Layer lace, embroidery, and chunky knits for a stand-out look. And top it all off — or share the love! — with hand-picked accessories — dramatic drop length jewelry, versatile clutches and crossbody bags, bangles and dangly earrings, too. Perfect for gifting!


Collage Boutique
114 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.


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 Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Shop Eyeworks of Decatur for style that’s out of sight! (Pardon the pun.) This eyewear boutique offers fashion-forward frames in a curated and unexpected selection you just can’t see anywhere else. (Okay, I’ll stop.) Eyeworks offers premiere optometry services and a curated collection of quality designer glasses. Browse trend-setting specs with cutting edge technologies, materials, and style. Find your perfect pair! The expert staff knows their stuff, meticulously matching everyday frames, readers, or sunnies to your preference, personal flair, and face shape. They have a real EYE for design. (But seriously.)

Eyeworks of Decatur
335 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.

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Even though Holiday Movie Night on West Ponce is canceled due to inclement weather, you should still plan to come to West Ponce de Leon Avenue on Friday night. The shops and restaurants will be open, and Farm Burger is still hosting its own holiday celebration with cookie decorating, a biergarten featuring Sweetwater Festive Ale, and holiday-flavored milkshakes. Plus, White Christmas will be playing on the patio!

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 Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal


Give the gift of fit! Solidcore offers a new take on high-intensity for you and your workout buddy — because it’s always better with a buddy, right? Sign yourself and your victim, I mean loved one, up for some serious sweat sessions at this state-of-the-art fitness facility right in downtown Decatur. Solidcore takes a low-and-slow approach — low-impact and slow full-body movements, that is — but they don’t hold back on power, performance, or perspiration! Their 50-minute comprehensive workout uses specialty resistance machinery… and every muscle you’ve got. Shake off some seasonal stress or feel the burn in the New Year with drop-in specials, class passes, and gift cards, too.


150 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Suite 190


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Jump-start your holiday spirit – and shopping! – by going local in the city of Decatur. #holidaysindecaturga #keepitindiecatur #decaturga #shoplocal
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Got an audiophile on your gift list? Decatur CD & Vinyl has just the thing! — Music you can hold in your hand. This long-standing music store on West Ponce offers a laid-back throw-back experience, with curated staff picks, listening stations, and record recommendations from a real-life human. Shop wall-to-wall (and floor-to-ceiling) all-things music from fresh releases, vintage vinyl, new and used CDs, and DVDs to commemorative box sets, books, posters, and even coveted cassingles. Stumble upon your new favorite band (or your tricky-gifting brother’s…) when you peruse their racks. And stacks of vinyl make great hiding places for holiday octopi on Terrific Thursdays — just saying.


Decatur CD & Vinyl
356 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.


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On 12/9 members of the ColorATL team will be in the shop, there will be giveaways and a virtual reality experience.

5% of Root City’s sales on 12/9 & 12/10 will go to supporting their mission: http://www.coloratl.com/info

Join us to support the amazing work being done by ColorATL and knock out a little more holiday shopping.



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