*** Winners from the 2022 Shop Hop gift basket drawing are...Molly Cook, Vivian Smith and Carol Kron. Congrats and thank YOU! ****

Christmas on the Westside AND Monroe Center

Holly Sip & Shop Hop

Small Business Saturday November 26 from 10-6pm

Come out and celebrate Small Business Saturday this year for our 2nd Annual Holly Sip and Shop Hop to support our local Westside and Monroe Center small businesses.

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


4. Ball Park Floral

8 Valley Ave NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


5. Flashback Vintage

1136 Leonard St. NW

Grand Rapids Mi. 49504


6. The 12th House

8 Jefferson St

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


7. Gazelle Sports

52 Monroe Center

Grand Rapids MI 49503


8. Old World Olive Company

108 Monroe Center

Grand Rapids, MI. 49503


9. The Aroma Labs

76 Monroe Center

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


10. Periwinkle Fog

The Ledyard Building, 125 Ottawa Ave NW #160, Grand Rapids, MI 49503


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 3 gift baskets with items from each venue.

This is an annual event and will become 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!!!

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”

Facebook event page.... https://www.facebook.com/events/237886478283063/?ref=newsfeed

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!

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!

The Aroma Labs is a unique, creative, gender neutral experience that allows you to develop your own signature scent!

The process takes 30-45 minutes and you can add it to your choice of high quality, locally sourced, small batched body care products. (lotions, scrubs, gels, room sprays, car sprays, etc) Product costs: $18-64

You can host a small group at the studio (no extra fees) located at 76 Monroe Center St NW

Periwinkle Fog -You don't want to show up to a party with a generic gift. That's why Periwinkle Fog is excited to offer a great selection of items that will show your friends and family you shopped with them in mind. Our unique gift shop in Grand Rapids, MI welcomes locals and travelers looking for that special something. During the event they will have two guest artists/makers on site for you to visit with firsthand!

Since its opening in 2009, Old World Olive Co. has grown into four stores in Grand Rapids, Rockford and Plymouth, a pop-up shop in Sparta, and into retail stores like Bridge Street Market and others across the state.

Come to our Monroe Center location and discover the experience of a tasting room. With over 50 flavors of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars to try, you’ll learn there is a flavor for every palette.

Alongside our delicious oils and balsamics, we also have a variety of tasty products like seasonings, jams, dips, mustards, pasta, aiolis, honey and more. We also have all of your gifting essentials with customizable gift sets and locally-made pottery. We can’t wait to see you!

Gazelle Sports is a locally owned and operated premium run specialty store. Originally founded in 1985 in downtown Kalamazoo we recently opened our sixth retail location in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to engage with the downtown community. At Gazelle Sports we believe in the power of movement and that it can change your life.