Browsing on-trend fashion boutiques for the season's top styles, wandering about city markets for artisan finds and the things most loved by locals, or foraging through our antique havens for days — shopping in the Great Lakes Bay means enjoying the experience every bit as much as the things you take home.
Stroll along streetscapes in full bloom, wander into some of our coziest shops, and stay awhile. The quaint boutiques and curious antiquing spots that dot our streets can't wait to welcome you inside!
As we welcome you back, we’ll be doing our best to keep you in the loop on what’s open & closed in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Just look for the orange banners below on our partner listings as you start planning for your next trip!
While we all navigate this new normal, some experiences may be slightly different, and some businesses may only be partially reopened. Please check with the individual businesses for their reopening status, new hours of operation, and updated policies before visiting!
Outlet Malls + Outdoor Shopping Malls
Birch Run Premium Outlets® (Birch Run) One of the largest outlet malls in the Midwest and one of the country's original outlet malls, home to over 100 stores — Coach to Michael Kors, Columbia to Calvin Klein. Stroll leisurely between stores to stock up on designer favorites at incredible savings!
Frankenmuth River Place Shops (Frankenmuth) 40-store, German-inspired outdoor shopping mall, with picturesque Bavarian architecture and iconic waterfalls. Shop favorites from Michigan's largest bead store, Bead Haven — complete with Modern Craft Winery Tasting Room tucked inside — to fashion boutiques like Calla Lilie's and Emilie B's.
Pride and Country Village (Saginaw) Massive village of unique shops and a must-see-to-believe, 40,000-square-foot experience, with several shops housed in refurbished farm buildings. From The Mill's seasonal shop to The Farmhouse's five levels of fine home furnishings and Tumbleweed Farms' outdoor garden center, this multi-building mecca offers a bit of it all — home and garden to clothing and accessories.
Year-round, Indoor City Markets
SVRC Marketplace (Saginaw) 100,000-square-foot marketplace, home to the Downtown Saginaw Farmers Market and over 40 vendors indoors. Shop Haven Blending Bar's organic skincare and soaps, Those Nature People's unique line of products inspired purely by nature, or The Little Yarn Shoppe's curated studio of yarns and supplies — and enjoy all the on-site eateries while you do!
City Market (Bay City) Shop everything from Oily Apothecary's essential oils to Mount of Olive Oil Company's artisan olive oils — and swing by Modern Craft Winery for an anything-but-ordinary wine tasting "mixperience".
Antiques + Vintage Shops
Bay City Antiques Center / Bay Antique Center (Bay City) Michigan's largest antique center, this 60,000-square-foot, three-story, multi-dealer shop spans an entire city block, with European imports to memorabilia, glassware to architectural salvage — rated #1 by AAA and open 361 days a year!
Antique Warehouse (Saginaw) 70+ dealers and over 20,000 square feet of furniture, glassware, china, and collectibles — home to The Loft Marketplace and several specialty shoppes.
Freeland Antique Mall (Freeland) 16,000-square-foot haven of antique finds, filled by the collections of more than 90 quality dealers.
Americana Company Antiques (Bay City) An eclectic mix of unique antiquities and a big dose of nostalgia.
Retro Attics (Bay City) A collection of surprising mid-century modern finds, curated by two talented, local pickers.
Court Street Antiques (Saginaw) 5,000-square-foot antique, vintage, and up-cycle shop, complete with a Junque & Salvage Room you just can't miss.
Adomaitis Antiques (Saginaw) Old Town antique shop with a special selection of estate sale and consignment items, plus thousands of costumes and vintage clothing pieces.
Iron Gate Emporium (Birch Run) Vintage and antique marketplace, featuring everything from shabby to industrial chic and even made-in-Michigan!
Lifestyle Boutiques & Artisan Wares
Rebel Magnolia (Saginaw) Vintage-fresh-meets-funky-bohemian oasis of clothing and accessories, home decor, gifts, global textiles, and apothecary items. Shop and gather here, or experience Rebel Magnolia Flea Market — a free-spirited, festival-style market filled with vintage, handcrafted, and collected items — held in both spring and fall.
Half Mile Handmade (Bay City) Curated, handmade finds for your closet and home — and, especially, Michigan-themed goods and gifts crafted by local artisans — all inside a shop that supports the maker movement.
Serendipity Road (Midland) Home decor to housewares, textiles to jewelry — this makers-market-meets-boutique sells the wares of artisans from all throughout Michigan.
Violets Blue (Bay City) Shop everything from Rifle Paper Co. to Trollbeads, home decor to luxury household products — and don't miss their regular sidewalk sales!
White House Boutique (Frankenmuth) Stylish trends and timeless selections, favorites from Brighton to Pandora, and spring and summer porch sales, too!
OMONI Boutique (Bay City) Pieces carefully curated for the modern-minded and fashion-forward — with premium labels and stylish-yet-wearable looks.
Ferne Boutique (Bay City) Contemporary apparel and accessories, and all the stylish spring and summer must-haves — jumpsuits to rompers, summery tops to sundresses — with can't-miss sidewalk sales and weekend plus-size pop-up shops.
Adorn Boutique (Frankenmuth) Current trends and classic styles, accessories and apothecary items, plus pop-up shops and sidewalk sales.
Elodie Boutique (Midland) On-trend apparel and accessories (and, get this: an in-store play area to keep the little ones happy while you shop!).
Panache Boutique (Bay City) Downtown boutique with trend-forward favorites, dedicated to empowerment through fashion.
Uptown Girl (Bay City) Casual fashions and spring and summer open houses, offering the season's latest at storewide discounts!
Willow Classic Ladies Apparel (Midland) Timeless, classic fashions and favorites from Brighton to Tribal, with seasonal sidewalk sales.
Home + Garden Havens
My Secret Garden (Bay City) 7,000-square-foot haven of home furnishings, clothing, accessories, and gifts, plus garden decor galore.
G.T. Homestead (Bay City) An inspired selection of seasonal decor, plus home and garden accents. Find their colorful storefront beneath the 3rd Street Star Bridge!
Little House (Bay City) Unique home decor, garden art, and gift items. Watch for spring open houses and shop the incredible summer sidewalk sales.
Warmbier Farms (Auburn) 12,000 square feet of home decor, garden accents, and gifts, plus an impressive outdoor garden center and over 1,300 concrete statues to choose from!