Southern Indiana is loaded with unique, one-of-a-kind holiday gift ideas throughout the area. Explore the local shops and specialty stores of SoIN to begin checking off the people on your gift lists. These are just a few to get you started:

A Gift of the Natural

Earth's Art shadow boxes of insects

Earth's Art fossils and minerals

Earth’s Art
Give a gift from Mother Nature herself at Earth's Art. They carry an assortment of fine minerals, fossils, jewelry, and metaphysical items. Find something for the crystal lovers or those who just like shiny, pretty things. 


A Gift from the Good Ol’ Days

The Odd Shop vintage jackets and coats

The Odd Shop vintage toys and clothing

The Odd Shop
If the name of this place doesn’t draw you in, take our word for it: you’ll want to peek in The Odd Shop in New Albany. Wall-to-wall nostalgic toys, vinyl records, clothing, and other vintage memorabilia fill this store, which has endless unique gift ideas. 

812 Vintage racks of sweaters and outerwear

812 Vintage
Speaking of nostalgia, 812 Vintage is the spot to go for retro clothes! This is the perfect place to shop for your friend or family members looking for a 90s-styled sports jersey or 80s band tee. It’s what’s hip these days!


A Magical Gift

JB Magic Shop gifts

J&B Magic Shop performers

J&B Magic Shop and Theater
This place is an all-in-one! From instructional magic books to various magic tricks in a box, surprise the budding magician on your list. A ticket to an upcoming magic show would also make a great gift or stocking stuffer. Act quickly because tickets sell out fast. Poof! 


Raven's Roost gifts

Raven's Roost cannisters of goods

Raven's Roost Boutique
Located in downtown New Albany, this shop is your source for magical supplies. They hand-select every one of their products and offer quality pieces. They carry items such as intention oils (a blend of stones, herbs and essential oils), handmade incense, tarot cards, books, jewelry, and more. They also offer free educational resources to help those on their magical journey.


Gift of the Paranormal

New Albany Wicked Walk

The New Albany Wicked Walk
The perfect gift for the person who loves a good ghost story. The New Albany Wicked Walk is a 2-hour walking tour of locations where the odd and dreadful happened in downtown New Albany from the 1800s to the early 1900s. This gift, however, is not for minors due to graphic details that will be shared. Check out their holiday Frights & Lights tours.


Funky Sweets

New Albany Sugar Shoppe counter

New Albany Sugar Shoppe cannisters of candy

New Albany Sugar Shoppe
Sweeten your holiday shopping at this brightly colored candy shop. The shop carries classic favorites as well as the owner’s own creations. Owner Stevie Carper has dreamed up tasty treats like bourbon bacon and banana truffles, lollipops with edible flowers, buckeyes, gourmet chocolate apples, and pecan pralines. She also carries locally made specialty candies from Indiana and Louisville.


Mrs and Mr Cotton Candy

Wacky Nachos 
What do you get for someone who has everything? How about a fun nacho dinner and selecting a few cotton candy flavors from Mrs. and Mr. Cotton Candy! Flavors include sour green apple, hot cinnamon, caramel latte, cherry chocolate swirl and even jalapeno! .


Gift an Exclusive Experience

High Street Apothecary

High Street Apothecary
If you want to gift a one-of-a-kind experience, consider a gift card from High Street Apothecary! This new speakeasy in Downtown New Albany gives patrons a unique experience. Similar to prohibition times, customers must see a doctor to receive a diagnosis and “prescription” for libations. Choose from fine wines, bourbons and a seasonal list of yummy cocktails concocted by experienced mixologists. There is a drink for any ailment!


The Loudest Gifts 

Maxwell's House of Music

Maxwell's House Music

Maxwell’s House of Music 
The one-stop-shop for that musician in your life. This store has every instrument and accessory you can imagine, and even offers lessons! Owned and operated by Louisville Crashers' Mark Maxwell, the professionalism of the team at the store is sure to leave you satisfied and knowledgeable in your purchase.


A Forever Gift

Hazel Jane Permanent Jewelry

Get that very special person in your life a gift that will last a lifetime with permanent jewelry from Hazel Jane Boutique. Permanent jewelry, commonly referred to as “forever jewelry”, is essentially jewelry that does not have a clasp! Get custom fit bracelets, anklets, necklaces and rings. They even offer fun Stanley charms and Apple Watch chains. The chain is connected and welded on the spot by one of their experts. You can choose from more than 40 quality chains that are 14k gold and sterling silver. Add fun connectors to your piece like hearts, gems, or initials. This is the perfect experience for best friends, siblings, parents or your significant other!