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Where Are the Best Places to Go Holiday Shopping in Red Wing?

When it comes to holiday shopping in Red Wing, MN, the hardest decision you’ll have to make is where to go first! Between the charming boutiques downtown and the specialty stores inside the historic St. James Hotel, you’ll find something for everyone’s Christmas wish list. To help save you time, we have compiled a list of the top stores to hit this holiday season. Check it out and visit a few of them during your stay in Red Wing!

Top 10 Places to Do Your Holiday Shopping in Red Wing, MN

1. Vestiges Ltd.

One must-visit store inside the St. James Hotel is Vestiges, Ltd. This one-of-a-kind clothing boutique offers a fabulous selection of stylish tops, jackets, and sweaters. Some of the lines carried here include Brighton, Carson, Dolcezza, Elena Wang, Icelandic Design, Simply Noelle, Zoe, and many, many more! Visit their website to see a complete list of current offerings. Vestiges Ltd. is also offering a gift coupon now through December 31st, 2019!  

2. Red Wing Shoes

If you’re searching for quality footwear, you absolutely must stop into Red Wing Shoes. This local shoe store became famous in 1905, when founder Charles Beckman designed an innovative boot that was both comfortable and durable. More than a century later, the company still sets the standard of excellence for work boots worldwide!

Inside the store’s downtown Red Wing location, you’ll find an excellent selection of quality leather work boots, heritage boots, hiking shoes, hunting boots, and stylish women’s boots. No matter who you are shopping for, they will love unwrapping a pair of Red Wing shoes this holiday season. 

3. Red Wing Confectionery

Who doesn’t love finding chocolate in their Christmas stocking? When it comes to the most delicious sweets in town, look no further than Red Wing Confectionery! This specialty shop features a wide array of candies and treats, including gourmet locally-made truffles, saltwater taffy, mixed nuts, chocolate-covered fruits, and more. The candies are all made with the freshest ingredients, and the quality is reflected in the taste of each mouthwatering bite. They also offer hot coffee – perfect for warming up on a cold winter day!

4. Red Wing Olive Oil and Vinegars

For the epicurean, a gift from Red Wing Olive Oils and Vinegars will surely be appreciated. The store allows you to sample their award-winning selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars from Modena, Italy. Not your average olive oils and vinegars, you’ll discover that these feature the perfect flavor aesthetic to compliment a variety of different dishes. Just try them for yourself and see! 

5. Cut Above Home

Do any of your loved ones need new home decor? Just as the name suggests, Cut Above Home in Red Wing offers only the finest selection of home decor, kitchen gadgets, candles, decorative wood signs, and other thoughtful gifts. When you checkout at the store, mention that you visited their website and they will even bag your gift for free! 

6. Duluth Trading Company

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Are you looking for gear or apparel for your next adventure? Duluth Trading Company has everything you need for your hiking, biking, skiing, or fishing trip. This outdoor retailer carries the best collection of men and women’s workwear, travel wear, and accessories. You’ll also find a wide range of gifts and stocking stuffer ideas here, like flannels for the whole family or toys and games for the kids. There is something for everyone, so make sure to check it out!

7. Uffda Shop

“Uff da” is a saying that is uniquely Minnesotan, and you won’t find a more unique store than the Uffda Shop in Red Wing! Located in the heart of downtown, this is the best place to find Scandinavian gifts, porcelain, crystal, books, candles, fuzzy socks, collectibles, mugs and more. Once you load up your car with all your amazing finds, you’ll be glad you stopped by! 

8. Red Wing Holiday Stroll

Of course, one of the best times to do your holiday shopping in Red Wing is during the annual Holiday Stroll. During this festive event, the entire town transforms into a Christmas wonderland. Come stroll the streets, browse the decorated downtown merchants, and enjoy warm hot cider or cookies while you shop. This is one of the most highly anticipated events in Red Wing, MN, so plan to attend on Friday, November 29th, 2019.

9. Clementine Flowers

Would you like to surprise your loved one with a dozen roses for Christmas? Located in the lobby of the historic St. James Hotel, Clementine Flowers is the place to find gorgeous bouquets and floral arrangements. This flower shop also carries a wide array of gardening gifts, stylish jewelry, house plants, succulents, and more. 

10. Spas at the St. James Hotel

We all have that one friend, family member, or coworker who is hard to shop for. Why not treat them to a relaxing spa getaway at the St. James Hotel? No matter who you are shopping for, they will love unwrapping our Rest & Relax Package. It includes a $100 Pampering Gift Certificate for RiverBlue Salon & Spa or Refined Skin Medi-Spa, one night of total bliss at the St. James, and breakfast for two with a mimosa flight. Cheers!

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Experience

Sometimes the best gifts come in the form of an unforgettable experience. A gift certificate to the St. James Hotel is a thoughtful present for Christmas – or any occasion. Family members and business associates will appreciate a getaway to a peaceful retreat offering comfortable rooms, total relaxation, and delicious dining options. Treat them to a quiet retreat this holiday season with a stay at The St. James Hotel

If you’re interested in celebrating Christmas in Red Wing, our luxury hotel offers the ideal accommodations for your getaway. Set amidst the iconic Mississippi River, you’ll enjoy beautiful views and top-notch amenities during your stay. We still have availability for Christmas, but our rooms and suites are starting to fill up fast. Check our availability and book your stay today!



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