Fun and funky! The best places to shop local in Dayton’s Oregon District


Many people visit the Oregon District in downtown Dayton to grab a drink with friends or eat a delicious meal at one of the district’s fantastic restaurants, but did you know you could be crossing several people off your holiday shopping list by checking out some of the unique boutiques along Fifth Street? Learn a little more about some of the great places to shop this holiday season below: 

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Hedges & Wolf 

504 E Fifth St., Dayton

If you're looking for the perfect boutique find for a fashionable lady on your list, definitely check out Hedges & Wolf, a women's clothing and accessories shop featuring items right out of Pinterest and Instagram. 

Facebook | (937) 723-8496 | Hours: M-S 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Brim on Fifth 

464 E Fifth St., Dayton

 When you're shopping for someone who has everything, chances are they could use a fun hat! Thankfully there's Brim on Fifth, specializing in hats for men and women as well as accessories, jewelry, and products made by local artisans and crafters. 

Website | (937) 222-4287 | Hours: T-S 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Closed Monday 

Omega Music 

318 E Fifth St., Dayton

Omega has a wide selection of used and new vinyl so if you have a record collector on your list, you're in luck. Omega also carries tons of gift items like shirts, pins, magnets, patches, books, and more. 

Website | (937) 275-9949 | Hours: M-R 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., F-Sat 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Deaf Monty's Wine 

22 Brown St., Dayton

Chances are you have a person on your list who would just love to find a bottle of wine under the tree with their name on it this holiday season. Visit Deaf Monty in the Oregon District to find the perfect bottle. 

Website | (937) 225-9463 | Hours: M-S 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Closed Sunday 

Luna Botanicals 

261 Wayne Ave. Dayton

Know anyone with a green thumb? Then you should definitely check out Luna Botanicals. This unique boutique can get you set with the perfect gift for the plant mom on your list. They also offer decor, bath and body products, jewelry and accessories, as well as a wide array of gift items. 

Website | (937) 522-0240 | Hours: M-F 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Eclectic Essentials

510 E Fifth St., Dayton

Eclectic Essentials is, in a word, eclectic! They carry everything vintage and products can range from art to accessories and everything in between. The inventory changes all the time so you never know what you’ll find when you step inside. 

 Website | (937) 361-0662 | Hours: T-R 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., F-Sat 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Closed Monday 

Gem City Catfe

1513 E Fifth St., Dayton

If you head East on Fifth Street, you’ll find Gem City Catfe – featuring coffee, cats, and plenty of great gift items for a cat lover on your list. They have shirts, mugs, cat bowties, Pusheen figurines, and lots more. 

Gemcitycatfe.com | (937) 949-9170 | Hours: M-R 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., F 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Spice Paradise

8 Brown St., Dayton 

Do you have a gourmand on your holiday shopping list this year? They will love some spices, soup mixes, sauces, and more from Spice Paradise. 

Facebook | (937) 409-7221 | Hours: M 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., T-F 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

Heart Mercantile

438 E Fifth St., Dayton

Heart has a little bit of everything: mugs, shirts, candles, soap, cards, etc. — all with delightfully snarky sayings, hilarious puns, or just bursting with Dayton pride. This is one boutique where you’ll be hard pressed to not do a little shopping for yourself! 

Website | (937) 250-6020 | Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Belle of Dayton Distillery

122 Van Buren St., Dayton

Chances are you have at least one person on your list hoping Santa will bring them some Dayton-made spirits this holiday season. Belle of Dayton offers bottled spirits, glassware, apparel and more. 

 Website | (937) 250-1837 | Hours: T-R 6 p.m. – 1 a.m., F-Sat 4 p.m. – 1 a.m., Closed Sunday & Monday 

Clash Gallery & Boutique

521 E. Fifth St., Dayton

Clash features art, handmade items from local crafters and artisans, vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories, and so much more. 

Website | (937) 259-8986 | Hours: W-R 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., F-Sat 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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