Shop Local

Buffalo and WNY has tons of ways to Shop Local. Local shops and stores, hand-crafted up-cycled products, farmers markets with tasty homegrown treats. We’ll help you navigate it all with featured shops, collaborative stores, neighborhood guides, local artisan and shop owner spotlights, guides to consignment shops, and list of shopping venues. Now go treat yo self! 

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Upcoming Events

Shopping doesn’t have to be limited to just going to stores. Check out these Upcoming Events that bring the shopping game to a whole new level. Between craft fairs, artisan showcases, holiday extravaganzas, festivals, and everything in between, there’s tons of ways to shop local in Buffalo and WNY!

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Sponsored Local Businesses

With so many ways to shop where do you begin? Our Featured Businesses include some of the best places to get your shop on in Buffalo. You already know we have great taste in food, let us show you our great taste in shopping. Trust us – have we ever steered you wrong?

Buffalo Fleece and Outerwear

SOB Exclusive: Mention 'Step Out Buffalo' & receive 15% off your purchase! Offer expires on 3/31/19 Buffalo Fleece & Outerwear opened in November 2001. The original owners saw a store in NYC loved the idea of having a shop like that one in the Elmwood Village. I bought the store in 2011 after being hired…

Jewish Community Center – Benderson

Join our community for fitness, family and fun. At the JCC of Greater Buffalo, we seek to inspire thought, drive innovation and create new possibilities for you and your family. Come experience the one-of-a-kind warm embrace that the JCC has to offer! JOIN NOW!

Village Beer Merchant – Elmwood

The Village Beer Merchant is the most unique and complete gourmet food and specialty beer one stop-shop in the City of Buffalo. Located in the heart of Elmwood Village, VBM offers more than 1,200 crafts and imports. Click "About" for taps and hours.

Elmwood Strip

What is the Elmwood Strip? The Elmwood Strip is the super fun street in Buffalo, NY where you can go for eating, drinking, shopping and playing. Who are we? The Elmwood Strip is local businesses run by local people who love Buffalo as much as you do Why the Elmwood Strip? The Elmwood Strip has…

ShopCraft

Crafting a community of handmade and eco-conscious artisans for a unique and meaningful shopping experience.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, Western New York’s only National Park Service facility, preserves the home in Buffalo, NY where Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States.  Opened to the public on September 14, 1971 and managed by a volunteer board of trustees who comprise the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation,…

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Shopping Guides by Neighborhood

There’s hundreds of neighborhoods in Buffalo and WNY which means there are lots of shopping adventures to choose from. Shopping Guides by Neighborhood is the answer to figuring out which neighborhood to choose for your shopping adventure. They include where to go and what places to visit plus other things to do while you’re in the neighborhood. The secret to a good shopping day is a thought-out plan of attack, and that’s exactly what the Shopping Guides by Neighborhood are for.

Best of WNY Shopping

Consider these Best of WNY Shopping articles your one-stop-shop for whatever it is you’re looking for? Small markets, consignment shops, if you’ve got something you’re interested in and are up for some adventure shopping let these guide you on your journey. Whether it’s antiquing or fulfilling your goal of visiting every farmers market in WNY – we’ve got you covered.