Local shops are the heartbeat of our neighborhood and the spirit of our county. Now more than ever, our small businesses need you to shop local and shop early this holiday season. 

Please note that if you're looking for businesses to support this holiday season in Racine County, this list is a starter. However, it is by no means a definitive list of those that are worthy to patron right now. We hope that this list of local businesses, boutiques, and attractions will inspire to show your love for local, and make your own discoveries along the way:

Perennial Soaps

Perennial Soaps & Handmade Studio 316 6th Street, Racine

Perennial Soaps creates handcrafted in-house vegan bath products such as bath bombs, scents, and of course soaps all in their 6th Street studio. The shop also houses Midwest gifts from local makers and Longshot Vinyl's collection of records for sale. Shopping in person is available by appointment only. Click here to shop online.


Main Street Mercantile Beauty

Main Street Mercantile 316 E Main St, Waterford

Brand new to the streets of Downtown Waterford, the Main Street Mercantile has a wide collection of self-care confections. Main Street Mercantile also offers personally curated home and personal goods made by small American businesses and artisans in small batch quantities. Click here to shop online.



Molbeck's Health & Spice Shop 3212 Washington Ave, Racine

Molbeck’s Health and Spice Shop of Racine, is a small, locally owned business that has been around for over 50 years that specializes in big-time friendliness and down-home service in West Racine. Molbeck’s offers quality natural products including vitamins, herbs, organic beauty, and health products, along with bulks, spices, gluten, and wheat-free products. 



Sheabrojae's Natural Expressions 330 Main St, Racine

SheaBrojae's Natural Expressions is a hub for all things natural and takes pride in providing high-quality service that caters to their clients' personal needs. Their services include natural hair locking, natural hair, and body products, as well as handcrafted accessories. 



Sheepish 326 Main St, Racine

A true Downtown Racine zen den, Sheepish offers aromatic and exotic oils, a wide selection of medicinal and drinkable teas, herbs and traditional medicines from the World, and products to promote wellness for your life.


Yoga Roots Racine

Yoga Roots Racine 518 College Ave, Racine

Well known for their free Bend and Brew classes in Downtown Racine during the warmer months, Yoga Roots studios offer more accelerated workshops at their main studio in the city. Gift certificates for these classes make great gifts for those looking for good vibes and great energy! Learn more about their class schedule here.

Tips to Shop Safely in Racine County:

  • Wear a mask at all times while shopping in person.
  • Order online or request curbside pickup whenever possible.
  • Pick up gift cards for future use for yourself or friends for future trips.
  • If you can't make it to your favorite Racine County shop in person today, give them a shout out on your social media pages for others to discover!


Gift Guide Banner