Shop Downtown Brainerd
Downtown Brainerd has an eclectic mix of shops with a bakery, several restaurants, gourmet specialty shops, and craft workshops offering a fun variety for an afternoon of shopping!
Big Jay’s Pizza Arcade: From-scratch pizza and old school entertainment make this stop a social destination for all ages!
Crow Wing Food Co-op: Locally grown foods and goods, allergen-friendly, and fresh organic food. Deli with ready-to-go and to-order foods!
Sage on Laurel: Creative from-scratch dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Featuring vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, and traditional Minnesota fare.
612 Station: Down-home good food in a fun and rustic atmosphere. Great place to grab sandwiches, burgers, and a cold beverage!
Fancy Pants Chocolates: A chocolate lover’s paradise. From scratch chocolates made with milk chocolate (from Belgium) and dark chocolate (from Columbia). 21 flavors of Kemps ice cream, too!
Knotty Pine Bakery: Save room for dessert! From scratch pies, pastries, cookies, and cakes like grandma used to make. Made with fresh, real ingredients.
Loide’ Oils & Vinegars: 70 varieties of the freshest, highest quality olive oils and vinegars from all over the world. Taste test the oils and vinegars at the tasting bar. Pasta, olives, seasonings, and gifts.
Ya-Sure Kombucha: Enter the world of Kombucha! Check out the kombucha tap room with a variety of flavors for everyone.
Dragon Forge Games: Whether it’s board games, trading card games, role-play games or puzzles, they’ve got something for you.
Minnesota Makerspace: A creative workshop for DIY classes, education, and access to woodworking tools—possibilities are endless. DIY kids and other retail items available.
The Crossing Arts Alliance: A fun and eclectic venue that connects art and community. Art exhibits, classes, and a retail gallery to purchase work by local artists. Check out their holiday Kringle Market through December!
Purple Fern Bath Company: Pamper yourself and feel like you’re on vacation every day. Handcrafted bath and body goods, candles, lotions. Hand-pour your own candle with a signature scent!