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Holiday Shop Hop

December 4, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Event Begins at 4pm, Free Shuttles 4 to 10pm.

Stroll around Uptown or hop on one of our free shuttles for a unique and festive holiday shopping atmosphere! Many businesses offer in-store specials, live entertainment, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Join us as we ring in the holidays!

Brought to you by Uptown and Lead Sponsor Griffin Properties.


Acorn Studios – Makers pop-up shop w/ artists including a print maker, jeweler, & a potter

Always, Betti – 20% storewide sale & refreshments

Baribeau’s Jewelry Hospital – 20% off estate items, 50% off pearl necklaces & earrings

Bluedoor Antiques & Elements – Holiday treats, specialty punch & chocolates! Join in the fun!

City Antiques – Grand Rapids, MI – Discounts on furniture, Christmas decor, jewelry & more, live entertainment, “eats and drinks”

East Fulton Arts & Antiques – Snacks and beverage available. Christmas décor and gift ideas abound.

Elder & Sage: Herbs and Natural Remedies – Family friendly atmosphere w/ changing table, space for nursing mothers, and playroom activities

Fulton Street Farmers Market – Hosting a selection of artisans & culinary masters for a unique holiday market experience!

Hair Carrigan Hair – Holiday party w/ food & drink, live entertainment, product sales & drawings for free hair services & a gift basket

Kangaroo Kitchen & Catering – Special Shop Hop discounted menu, 10% discount on all gift certificates

Salon re: – $5 brow waxes, BOGO half off all retail, book your first appointment on December 4th & receive a free conditioning treatment

Urban Exchange – Holiday treats & beverages

UserEasy Computer Systems – Free drawing & refreshments


Blacklamb – Free gift with purchase

Bellydance Grand Rapids – Free demo classes at 5:30 & 6:15, limited to first 20 people, arrive 15 mins prior to register! Age 12+ women only, call 616.635.9242 for details. Check out our retail store for gifts!

Brewery Vivant – Warm up with Belgian & French inspired beers & food at the pub. The rabbit with squash ravioli will “hop” in your Shop Hop night! Cheers!

Cherie Inn – Annual Holiday Pancake Dinner 5-7:30pm – reservations not required

Clothing Matters – Be part of the solution this holiday season & discover how good clothing gets! Free gifts w/$50 purchase to help reduce your carbon footprint & energy waste

Furniture City Creamery – Hand crafted holiday mini ice cream cookie sandwiches & hot chocolate (vegan friendly)

Global Infusion – Samples of chocolate, tea, and coffee, in-store specials & holiday cheer!

Grove – Open during Holiday Shop Hop!

Hopscotch Children’s Store – Drawing for a $100 gift certificate

Hunt & Gather – Outdoor lounge space w/ complimentary snacks & drinks

LaFontsee Galleries / Underground Studio – 10% off all holiday items, special clearance items, snacks & refreshments

Mangiamo– 20% off appetizers, 1/2 off glasses of wine (excludes happy hour)

Metal Art Studio – Fun holiday refreshments!

New Design Floral – Poinsettias, ornaments, décor, unique gift ideas, winter greenery & winterberries

Peninsula Trading – Travel Gear – Experience the sounds of Tango & Latin music with “FOLIAS” – bring your dance shoes!

Pickwick Tavern – Fosters $2.50 pints / $5.00 pitchers

Raad’s Mediterranean Grill – East Hills – 10% on all of our entree wraps

Richard App Gallery – Live music, guest artists, loads of holiday cheer in solid & liquid forms, & cool, original artistic gifts

Rock Paper Scissors Consignment Boutique – Holiday cheer, fab one-of-a-kind fashion finds, & festive refreshments, 5% off gift card sales

Serendipite Organiques, LLC – Specials on organic, non-GMO makeup & body care gift ideas, new arrivals by Plankton Jewelry Designs

Swirls Boutique – Surprises certain to please! Stop by & leave with a smile!

Under the Vines – Featured wine & food sampling, great holiday recipes & ideas

West Michigan Clothing Company – Food & drink, gift w/ purchase, enter to win $50 gift card

YT Galleria – Meet our artists! Find a treasure trove of hand made ornaments & gifts for everyone on your list


ACK ALL City KICKS – Live music, special discounts, & refreshments

Apsara Spa – See our blog for our list of free gifts w/ purchases! apsaraspa.com/blog

The Cakabakery – Gin & Juice – a curated collection of vintage entertaining & barware & local indie artist, Lux Land, will be performing!

Connie’s Cakes – Decorate your own Christmas cookie, add your creative touch to our Gingerbread House, special pricing on treats in the bakery case!

E. A. Brady’s: Pastured, Local, Meats – Various specials on meats, 5% off Holiday roast preorder

Flashlight Alley – Live music and refreshments

Foot Outfitters – Drawing for free pair of Birkenstock, gift with Birk purchase, wine & cheese

Grand River Music – Live ukulele duet, special one-night only offers on ukuleles, guitars & accessories

Harmony Brewing Company – Crazy festive holidays beers, boozy hot cocoa, rock & roll holiday music on vinyl

Hub Lot – Ice sculpture, Santa Claus, & refreshments!

Kava House – Holiday Pop Up Shop featuring Woosah, Littlewings Designs, & Adventure Textiles

Mckendree Jewelers – 25% off any purchase & cookies!

Rebel.reclaimed. – 20% off all holiday items

Redux Books – Banket & Dutch cookies

Smitty’s Specialty Beverage – In-store free wine/beer/liquor tastings & other in-store specials

Spirit Dreams – Special in-store sales, free gift of meditation incense or Uptown Enlightenment tea bags

Terra GR Restaurant – 10% discount w/ a receipt from any Uptown business dated 12/4, pumpkin bars & hot cider to all who stop in, late night happy hour – 9:30-11pm 1/2 off salads, pizzas & $2.50 off specialty drinks, wines by the glass & Michigan craft draft beer

Vintage on Lake Drive – 20% off entire purchase, holiday snacks & beverages


Art of the Table – Enjoy browsing while sipping on wines & snacking on delicious holiday appetizers & treats throughout the store

Elk Brewing – $1 off your first pint & 15% off merchandise, music w/ Kyle Rasche (of Chain of Lakes) & Friends, 8 pm – no cover

Erb Thai GR – 20% gift accessories, $1 off Our new seasonal beverage: Hot Thai Tea

From the Heart Yoga Center – Homemade Chai, 20% off all retail, $49 1-month unlimited classes for new students, 15% off January for existing students (8 class session only)

Fusion Salon – 20% off Aveda products 3 for $ 20.00 stocking stuffers

GR Creative Youth Center – All kids welcome – Storytimes at 4 & 6pm, creative kids activities at 5pm! Adventurers only!

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters – Warming station w/ hot tea & holiday treats, pop-up shop of discounted gifts & books, & a free gift w/ membership to our literary nonprofit

HyperOptik – Beer, wine, & hors d’oeuvres!

IC Hair & Vintage – Festive in-store sales!

Jeffrey Richard Salon – 20% off all regular Aveda retail, & some killer hot chocolate! Stop by & say hello!

Lee & Birch – Scratch to win – each customer will receive a scratch off card w/ discounts up to 40% off! Drinks & a heated tent attached to the store for extra space

Little Caesars – Special meal deals for shoppers, free samples & gift cards for purchase

Nourish Organic Market & Deli – Samples of local organic foods, including organic MI grown popcorn, holiday deli items

Pinkie’s Ice Cream and Desserts – Dessert & coffee special for $1.50, hourly drawing for a $25 Pinkie’s gift card, gift baskets & gift cards available

Rowster Coffee – Holidays bundles, $2 off 1 pound bags of coffee, $1 off half pound bags

Uptown Vape Shoppe – 10% Off on any purchase

Verhey Carpets – Get your home ready for the Holidays! Specials on many flooring options. Enter to win an area rug & enjoy some tasty refreshments!

Wealthy At Charles, LLC – W@C is donating a portion of all sales to support Kid’s Food Basket, gift w/ purchase of $20 or more & holiday treats

Wealthy Street Bakery – Free wine tasting & half-price appetizers, 15% off full case orders of select holiday wine & champagne, order ahead w/ our new mobile app!

WeDo Custom Screen Printing– Free gift!

Wendy Smith Accounting & Tax Service – Cider and donuts!


December 4, 2014
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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