Christmas on the Westside

Sip & Shop Hop

Friday December 10, 2021



Saturday December 11, 2021


Come to our first annual Christmas Sip and Shop Hop to celebrate and support our local downtown and westside small businesses this holiday season.

Join the Art of Life Gallery, the hosts of this event, along with other local eats and shops!

  1. 1. The Art of Life Gallery

1134 Leonard St. NW

Grand Rapids, Mi 49504

2.Shakedown Street

670 Leonard St. NW

Grand Rapids MI 49504


3. The Holiday Bar

801 5th St. NW

Grand Rapids MI 49504

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4. Ball Park Floral

8 Valley Ave NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

5. Pack Elephant

121 Ionia St Suite 105

Grand Rapids, MI

6. The 12th House

8 Jefferson St

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

7. Flashback Vintage

1136 Leonard St NW

Grand Rapids Mi 49504

Vintage Clothing, Costumes and Collectables

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Each of these venues will be offering specials during the event. They will also be hosting live music and/or local guest artists!

At your first venue, ask for a stamp card, if you get it stamped at each stop, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of 6 prizes. One from each venue.

We are looking forward to making this event annual, bigger and better each year. Tell all of your friends and family to support your small local Grand Rapids businesses this holiday season. Keep the joy and love in our own beautiful community!!!

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The Art of Life Gallery and Studio are the hosts of this premier year of our new annual event. The Art of Life Gallery and Studio is an interactive space for creativity, learning and sharing. We have a curated storefront with wonderful works by local Grand Rapids and Michigan artists, from candles and jewelry to fine art and sewn goods, you are sure to find a unique gift for that special someone on your gift list. Our space is also used for a wide array of painting and art classes. You can rent our space for your special events as well!!! From birthday and bachelorette parties to yoga and comedy nights! For this event will be hosting several additional artists selling their goods. Wonderful cookies and hot chocolate bombs by Little Whisk Bakes, amazing tie dye shirts by I Wanna Dye Shirts, by Zack Riva. Whimsical artwork by Geniene Inspirational Art. Many, many more! Stop by with friends and family and enter into our drawing for a gift basket of goodies plus free painting class tickets!

Shakedown Street will host live music. Shakedown Street was founded in 1992 on the Grateful Dead tour. Grateful Dead shirts, lots of tye-dye, other 70's artist posters, stickers and shirts. We have a great selection of women's clothing and silver jewelry. We also carry a large selection of smoking accessories, our glass is American Made, we care about our quality. We will have a guest vendor who makes really unique hats, called Rag Tops also Friday we will have live music by Max Lockwood. Saturday we will have Richard John Delcamp from “Bird to Bear and Dragon Wagon" playing live music. They will be giving a wonderful basket of incense, candles and other awesome smelling items for the drawing.

The Holiday Bar

Over 115 years in business in the heart of the Westside! The Holiday Bar (or as we refer to it THB) is a classic Westside pub with gourmet grub. Relax inside with plenty of TVs and a classic 40ft horseshoe bar, or head out back to experience our patio & bier garden. For this event The Holiday Bar will have additional artist tables selling their goods along with Happy Hours Specials. Stop in for a great lunch and a drink!!! They will be donating a gift basket for the drawing valued at $100!

The Holiday Bar will be hosting two guest artist vendors, a clay jewelry maker and a wonder pair of leather good makers. You have to see both of these creative people!

“The West Bar on the Bestside”

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Ball Park Floral & Gifts is a family-owned, full-service professional florist in Grand Rapids, MI creating custom floral designs for weddings, corporate events, private parties, funerals, holidays, and everyday occasions. We have been trusted by our loyal community to deliver quality and excellence for over 100 years! Come browse our curated selection of handmade jewelry, candles, scarves, purses, bath & body products, wind chimes, artistic home accessories and garden accents in our boutique gift shop!

Pack Elephant is a black-owned/woman-owned and operated company dedicated to values-driven, socially conscious gifting. Through our vetted network of ethnically diverse artisans and makers, we offer a broad, diverse continuum of meaningful and curated gifts inspired by the varied aspects of life that people are most passionate about.

The 12th House is a hippie bohemian witchy handmade local art, gift, gallery. We offer tarot readings and henna tattoos. Please follow us for fun events. We are a fun inclusive space to 8 Jefferson SE!! They will be hosting additional artists for the event, enjoy %15 off your purchase during the shop hop. They will be donating a $30 gift certificate for the drawing. Each person who visits The 12th house during this event will be entered into an exclusive drawing for a $75 mystery box!!!

Flashback Vintage

Vintage Clothing, costumes and collectables. Always something fun and cool on our racks. Stop by and shop during our event!