Photo above is from North Bridge Boutique which recently switched to online embroidering and sales only. 

Treat yourself for the day...

If you are looking for fabulous and unique shops, Elkin has a wonderful selection from the historical downtown area all the way to the north end of Bridge Street. You'll find a variety of shops carrying everything from beautiful jewelry and elegant home accessories, to classic, whimsical and amusing gifts. Each shop specializes in its own wonderful array of items so unique, you'll return again and again. A variety of shops and boutiques are listed below, including fine jewelry, clothes boutiques, bookstores, gift shops, boutiques, interior decor and gently used treasures. 

Remember to click once on the first photo below each shop to see larger views of the pictures... 

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Crafts (specialty)

The Sample Store is located at 103 E Main Street. This specialty store is filled with fabrics, trim, holiday accessories, hand crafted and hand painted items done in-house. Beautiful arrangements and custom-made items are also available. Unique to the area, you won't want to miss this little shop that has been here since 1982! Hours are Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm and Saturdays 9:30am-2pm. Call 336-258-2441.

Gift Shops and Boutiques 

Aladdin's Hallmark is in North Elkin at 2119 N Bridge St (next to

 the Belk Department Store). This is not your ordinary Hallmark store, in

 fact it has some of the most interesting home accessories and colorful

 displays in town, and has been in this location for 21 years. Besides cards,

 stationary, and seasonal decorations, Tommie Ford (owner) also offers

 Willow Tree Collectibles, Tyler Candle Company, and Greenwich Bay

 Trading Company Botanic Soaps (made in Raleigh). This friendly group of

 girls want you to know they carry floral arrangements, wreaths, wine-

lovers gifts, lotions, baby gifts, holiday cards, can even

 buy a Christmas tree fully decorated. Plus, did you know they offer free

 gift wrapping? Don't miss this great shop... only minutes north of

 downtown Elkin. Call 336-835-6702. Store hours are Mon-Sat 10-


Diana's Bookstore and More   is now located at 126 W Main Street, beside Royall's Soda Shoppe.  Diana's moved to W Main Street August 2015. WiFi access, coffee, new and used books, sitting areas, children's area, cards, toys, gifts for adults, children and babies, and they can also special order any book for you!  Hours are Monday- Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm, and Saturday, 9am to 4pm.  Call 336-835-3142 for more information. On Facebook or

El Matador is a new shop located at 113 W Main St next door to Plum's.   Manager Cindy Martinez offers western wear including mens and women's boots, jeans, western shirts, gloves, belts and more.  They also offer a gorgeous selection of quinceanera dresses, first communion or christening outfits, and also rent tuxedos. Visit their facebook page (El Matador of Elkin) or give them a call for more information at 336-258-2342.  Hours are open daily till 7pm as they are newly opened, but will be modified once they set a regular store schedule. 

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Gift Shop  is on the south end of the hospital at the Main Entrance Lobby, and has a fabulous selection

of jewelry, home accessories, wall hangings, holiday decorations, baby gifts,

lotions and so much more. The staff is all volunteer and all of the proceeds go

to meet hospital needs. There are so many beautiful things to buy, so

whether you are visiting someone in the hospital, or just looking for a

special, one-of-a-kind gift, this is a perfect place to shop and one of Elkin's

best kept secrets! For more information,  call 336-527-7201 or go to Hours are 7 days a week from

9:00-5:00pm. Volunteers work at the shop so times may vary slightly. 

Check under "Businesses you'll love reading about" to learn about the HCMH

Thrift Shop on Main Street! 

Ivy Ridge Traditions - located at 127 W Main Street in historical downtown Elkin, directly across from Royall's Soda Shoppe.  This beautiful gift shop offers gifts for all occasions plus indoor and outdoor accessories for the home, ladies clothing, shoes and jewelry, handbags, lotions, and unique garden and holiday items.  Owner Angel Day provides downtown shoppers with selections from Brighton, Vera Bradley, and more. 

Ivy Ridge Traditions was located in The Liberty, but relocated to its new location on West Main Street next to the Reeves Theater in May 2014

Hours are 10:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Saturday. Learn more at and on facebook. 

Kids Emporium is newly opened 105 W Main Street. It's the 'Grooviest Place in Town' to find consignment for kids and teens including clothing, shoes, toys, books and DVDs, nursery furniture and decor, baby equipment and supplies, puzzles and games. No appointments needed to drop off your items. Hours: Wed - Fri 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday 10 am  to 4 pm. Call 704-996-1095 (call or text only, no voicemails) or email 


The November Room - COMING SUMMER 2016. Unique home interior accessories and furniture.  Market Street (old location of Roxxi and Lulu's Bakery, which has now relocated to Standard Street as a Bistro and Bakery.  


Plums Ladies' Fashions-  Is located at 111 W Main Street in historical downtown Elkin, and has been serving downtown shoppers since 1994 offering ladies clothing, belts, purses, jewelry, scarves and more! Lisettel pants (as seen on the Today Show), custom jewelry by Sassy Gems, Coobie Bras, Foxcroft blouses and the Nomadic Traders line are some things you'll find when you stop in, along with friendly, individualized customer service.

Hours are Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday 10am to 4pm. Closed on Monday. 

For more information, please call Nan at 336-526-8999. More information will be posted soon.

Song's Jewelry is located downtown at 109 W Main St.  Connie will be retiring at the end of June, and closing the store at the end of the month. They have good sales on a beautiful selection of fine jewelry, collectibles, clocks, and gifts, and offer a wide variety of services: 

   Ring Sizing
   Chain Repair
   Prong Re-tipping /Re-build
   Stone Replaced
   Pearl Restringing
   Watch Batteries/Band
   Custom Design

Shop hours are Monday - Friday 10am to 5pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. They also have a website for more information at  Please call 336-835-7743 for more information. 

New and Gently Used Treasures 

Second Chance Consignment is located at 1153 Klondike Road next to State Road Animal Hospital and is a great stop just north of 

Grassy Creek winery. Renee Guizzetti, owner of Second Chance, has 

found a way to make consignment shopping chic

Smart shoppers know where to find the best deals in ladies/juniors,

men's and children's clothing, jewelry and shoes, along with

beautiful accessories to fill your home...and even a fabulous  selection of

prom dresses. Items come in on a daily basis so you will always find new

inventory.  Look on facebook for more photos and updates.  Store 

hours: Monday - Sat 9:00am - 4:00pm. Call 336-874-2227 for more info 

or to schedule your own "drop off".   

Every Monday, all day long you can bring in your items without an appointment, however they must be "drop off only" meaning if they do not sell within allotted time, they will be automatically donated. Call 336-874-2227 for more information or to schedule a drop off.