Shopping & Retail
When you’re looking for a unique gift, perfect pair of shoes, vintage vinyl, or farmer’s market fare, you’ll find what you’re searching for in Northampton. Wander along Main Street and beyond and pop into the welcoming shops, many of which have been in business for 30 plus years. The retail scene is always growing and changing, and shopping local is always the best option. Check out what’s happening in retail below.
Local Businesses & Retail Shops
Little Blue… for the younger crew, has an exceptional selection of hand picked gift and clothing options for children. Following the lead of our flag ship store The Blue Marble, Little Blue is especially focused on sustainable, organic and ethically sourced options for your young people, including minimally processed natural rubber toys, Fair Trade alpaca critters and locally made clothes with a twist.
In store, On line, Curbside, Personal Shopping... we've got you covered!
~ Shop in store at the hours listed below.
~ Shop online 24/7 at thebluemarble.biz. Your choice to have your purchase shipped, pick it up in store or get curb side delivery. For curb side pickup, please call us to arrange a time and date for pick up and we'll run it out to you at either the garage bridge or Main St. entrances. 413-253-0328
~ Don't see what you're looking for on the website, give us a call and we'll give you a virtual tour via video or FaceTime. You can also email us at email@example.com
~ Be assured that we are meeting or exceeding all protocols put out by the state. Hand sanitizer is at the door, spacers are on the floor to remind you of 6' distancing, masks are required of all guests and customers. We are consistently cleaning and sanitizing.
Today Thornes, under its familiar green awning, teems with traffic exploring the sights, sounds and smells of a contemporary bazaar. Locals and visitors alike are attracted to the vibrant colors and unique merchandise while helpful independent store owners enjoy being able to provide you with the highest quality service.
No trip to Northampton is complete without a visit to A2Z Science and Learning Toy Store. Experience an extraordinary inventory of educationally based, high quality toys and games for children of all ages, and for the kid in every adult. An added bonus: Free Modern YoYo Lessons offered three days a week!
A2Z Science & Learning strives to promote fun and play for everyone with game nights, play tables, and a staff that has taken the time to gain the product knowledge and help show you the amazing things sold in every category of toy. We can truly help you find that perfect toy or just help you have a fun afternoon.
Guaranteed to be stocked with the BEST in:
- Educational toys
- Skill toys
- Construction toys
- Flying toys
- Mineral and fossils
- Unique gifts
Come, visit us and join the fun!