Shop Your Way Through Greenwood

Explore the shops, galleries and nurseries of Greenwood for memorable mementos.

  • Publication date March 16, 2021
  • Categories Shopping
From art to sporting goods, Greenwood’s local shops have plenty of surprises in store.

Explore the shops and galleries of Uptown, or cast your net a little wider. Either way, you’ll find great buys and memorable merchandise.


Inspire Yourself at Main & Maxwell

A unique gallery in the heart of Uptown, Main & Maxwell promotes the work of more than 60 South Carolina artists and fine crafters. Find paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glass, pottery, wood and metalwork, fiber art and more in this airy space. Check for fun classes on the horizon.

Shoppers examine pottery at Main & Maxwell in Uptown Greenwood.

Mix Modern and Traditional at Thayers

An incredible selection of gifts and accessories is only the beginning at family-owned Thayers. Fabric and furniture, lighting and storage, garden and gifts—you can spend the day browsing beautiful things. Find dramatic contemporary glass pieces from Annieglass and Beatriz Ball, cottage-style dish ware from Juliska, or traditional patterns from Lenox, Waterford and Wedgewood. The gift registry covers everyone from babies to golden anniversaries. 

Meet the Locals at Uptown Market 

Shop fresh and local at the Uptown Market, where you can meet the farmers, crafters, bakers and makers who showcase their wares at the covered, open-air market. You’ll find seasonal produce, local meats and cheeses, baked goods and gourmet cuisine as well as handcrafted gifts and wearable goods, soaps, sauces, plants and more. The kids can play in the Uptown Splash Pad while you shop. Check their Facebook page for updates.

Shopping Is Sweet at Sugar

Find all of the trendy must-haves at Sugar, from flip flops to ball caps, and everything in between. Right on Main Street, walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of Uptown, Sugar is filled with lake wear and flirty dresses, clothes for the office or the party, and gifts galore. 

A Visual Feast at Fig

Fig Fine Invitations and Gifts is another visual feast in Uptown. Tasteful home and gift items, personalized stationery and announcements, classic monograms to suit your personality—all waiting inside this beautiful store. High-end luggage and totes can make your next trip extra stylish. Add a happy look to your home with housewares and linens. 

Beauty Blooms at Blossom Shoes

Bracelets and handbags and shoes, oh my! There’s no place like the bright, airy Blossom for stylish accessories. It’s enough to make a diva weep with joy. Wonderful wedges, luxe loafers, and slinky sandals are just the start. There are handbags galore, scarves and wraps, and jewelry both classic and quirky. 

Look Dashing at David Lindsey

Since 1953, David Lindsey Clothier has offered quality clothing for men and women. From Italian leather shoes to sneakers, from silk ties to Yeti coolers, from Hart Schaffer Marx sport coats to Costa sunglasses, David Lindsey has a broad range of products and lines, including Patagonia and all the college apparel you’ll need, plus a full line of unusual accessories to help you make your mark. 

Find the Fun at Uptown Shoppers Market

Uptown Shoppers Market has 12,000 square feet of eclectic fun, with more than 65 vendors. You’ll find jewelry and antiques, home goods and vintage clothing, crafts and fabric, art and books, sports memorabilia and signage. The staff can customize products just for you or for a gift. Check their Facebook page for paint parties and events.


A Pot of Gold at Rainbo Antiques

For almost 60 years, Rainbo Antiques has been a go-to spot for antiques, home treasures, art, and estate jewelry. Three generations of the Dodgen family have shared their love of beautiful things, and interior design services are now available. Their fresh take on repurposing antiques for modern life can open your eyes to new possibilities.

Big Styles for Littles at The Frilly Frog

The Frilly Frog has gathered every cute and colorful thing a shopper could want for babies and children, including layette items, gifts, toys and accessories. Timeless classics with clever twists, sweet smocked items and charming details are everywhere. And don’t forget the monogram! 

Shop Well & Do Good at The Alcoves

The Alcoves is a unique shopping experience, with more than 30 shops and boutiques, all in support of A Place for Us ministries for at-risk young women. Shops include items for babies and brides, collegiate clothing, art, home décor, unique clothing and accessories, even an upscale thrift store and a Christian resource book center. Pamper yourself at the salon and spa, and have lunch at the bistro and bakery.


Get Funky Finds at Tilley’s Vintage Market

Tilley’s Vintage Market is just the place to find that unique gem for your home or the just-right gift. In the heart of Hodges, Tilley’s specializes in farmhouse finds and vintage treasures. But you’ll also find linens, candles, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind items to personalize for yourself or someone else. Everywhere you look are fresh ideas for your garden and your home.

Get the Goods at Hunters Headquarters

If you’re looking for sporting goods, check out Hunters Headquarters, where you can find everything you need for hunting, fishing, shooting sports and archery. The archery shop, the largest in the Upstate, has been named a Mathews Archery Top 100 retailer for four years.

Gear Up at Gunnells’ Marine

A fixture on Lake Greenwood for decades, Gunnells’ Marine is a one-stop shop for all your Lake Greenwood adventure gear. From bags and bindings to vests, gloves and paddles, you’ll find what you need. Go in for a tee shirt, come out with a new wakeboard or, better yet, a brand-new Tige ski boat. 

Stroll & Shop at Emerald Farm

An idyllic spot with friendly animals and a variety of small shops, Emerald Farm is a lovely place to stroll through the herb gardens, take a ride on the Emerald Farm Express train (Saturdays only), and sample the goat milk soaps and other handmade body products to take home. Peak inside the Train and Hobby Shop or antique store before you go.

Flowering Magic at Wyatt Farms

The Village at Wyatt Farms is a fairytale setting of greenhouses, beautiful landscaping, and acres of hardwood and pine forest. Find what you need for your yard beautification projects in the garden shop, nursery and greenhouses. Tour the art studio, where painter Roger Stevenson and a group of potters create beautiful pieces to sell. Take a pottery class, or stroll the grounds and feed your imagination.

Whether you’re taking a break from fun on the lake and exploring area museums and historic sites, you can always find a treasure in Greenwood. Local shop owners are dedicated to curating the best assortments of merchandise to remind you of your trip.

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