WEEKAWAY: Holiday shopping in downtown Valparaiso, Indiana

When you want to get away from busy mall shopping, downtown Valparaiso is the perfect holiday shopping destination. There is a great selection of locally owned boutiques and artisan shops offering a unique array of gifts that you won’t find anywhere else. Below is just a small sample of the dynamic Valparaiso shopping experience that awaits you downtown.


Explore unique art, home decor and accessories for style-savvy customers at Lifestyles. Conveniently located in downtown Valparaiso, Lifestyles appeals to shoppers who love eclectic, affordable design. Stop by the store to browse furniture and accessories in a casual, friendly setting.

Good to Go by Lucrezia

For innovative Italian food in a fun, eclectic environment, head to Good to Go by Lucrezia. This restaurant boasts a spectacular wine selection, ultra premium olive oils, imported meats and cheeses, and much more. Enjoy a delicious taste of northern Italy in Valparaiso at Good to Go by Lucrezia.

The Green Goat

Shop sustainable this holiday season at The Green Goat on Jefferson Street. There are many found and repurposed items in store such as furniture and home décor. From antiques to restored vintage items, you can find it all at The Green Goat.

Piper Children’s Boutique

The little ones on your gift list will be thrilled to open gifts from Piper Children’s Boutique—including fun knit caps, handmade clothing and name-brand duds. Your child will always stand out in the eclectic and kid-friendly clothing sold at Piper.

South Bend Chocolate Company

Everyone loves edible gifts, and South Bend Chocolate Company has the best handmade chocolates and candies with a variety of gift boxes and baskets. Sticky Fingers Candy Company can also help you fill the stocking of candy lovers young and old.

While you are out shopping don’t forget to head to the fabulous restaurants on Lincolnway. Explore a map and plan your day of shopping and dining in downtown Valparaiso.

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