Posted on Monday December 13, 2021 by Vanessa Lenz

Your Shop Local Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner and East Troy makes it easy to expand your go-to shops with a solid list of local favorites.

    “This year more than ever, small shops are relying on your business,” said Vanessa Lenz, East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce Director. “Whether you shop online, in person, buy gift cards or pick up curbside, let’s show East Troy some love this holiday season.”


Home on the Square


Seasonal Cypress & Fir Candles
and Holiday Decor


Home on the Square, 2888 Main St., has been busy stocking its shelves and website with go-to-gifts for everyone on your list – holiday decor for your friends, Cloud Socks for your mom, candles for you favorite teacher, the coolest jewelry for your sister, puzzles for your children and more!

Family owned and operated, Home on the Square aims to deliver a unique blend of high quality domestic and international products specifically geared towards a Midwestern client. Open Wed., Thurs., Fri. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


For more information, visit or call (262) 642-5400.

InkLink Books


Any Book by Jane Hamilton

Trying to find the best gift for the book lover in your life? This year, opt for a unique present that highlights their favorite pastime with a book by Wisconsin author Jane Hamilton. Hamilton, whose highly renowned work includes the novels “A Map of the World,” “The Book of Ruth,” and “The Excellent Lombards” is among the regular patrons at East Troy's favorite book store InkLink Books, 2890 Main St.

InkLink Books, known for hosting bestselling authors at its Read & Feed book dinners and virtual events, captures the nostalgia of the best independent bookstores by filling its shelves with books from hyper-curated lists.

Open Tues.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, visit or call (262) 642-9607.

2894 on Main


Local Coffee and Tea

Shop 2894 on Main's selection of locally sourced Stone Creek Coffee & Rishi Tea & Botanicals gifts and help the beverage aficionados in your life start their day off right.

2894 on Main, 2894 Main St., has created a local hub for community-produced goods, featuring a unique selection of groceries and gifts.

Open Sat. & Sun from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mon-Fri from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kitchen hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. everyday.

For more information, visit

The Global Glass


Wine & Cheese Gift Boxes

This holiday season, the Global Glass, 2884 Main St., will offer gift boxes featuring Hill Valley Dairy CheeseHometown Kitchen Sausage, hand-crafted charcuterie boards, hand crafted cheese slicers and distinct wine from its excellent selection. Boxes can be customized, adding items a la carte according to the recipient’s tastes.

Gift a Wine Club experience this year. Your loved one will reap the benefits of detailed wine information, special surprises and really great wine. The Experience is offered seven times/year (Nov., Dec., Feb., March, May, June and Sept.).  You can choose which of these months you’d like to participate.

The Global Glass is a full-service shop featuring beer, wine, spirits and expert picks on a great bottle of wine, the latest craft beer or something new for your bar.

Open Mon.-Sat. from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit or call (262) 684-5420.

East Troy Brewery


Beer-Inspired Gifts on Tap

Share your favorite brewery this holiday season with East Troy Brewery's merchandise and beer-to-go.

East Troy Brewery, 2905 Main St., is offering To Go crowlers of all of its brews. You can see the latest selections here. 

Looking for the perfect gift for the beer lover in your life? Sign them up for the ETB 2022 Mug Club. Get details here

For information, visit, call (262) 642-2670 or email

Square Side Boutique


Cute Winter Outfits

Get ready for the cold weather and shop a selection of winter coats, sweaters and other winter accessories at Square Side Resale & Consignment Boutique, 2874 Main St.

The locally owned and operated consignment boutique specializing in women and children’s fashion. Open Tues-Fri from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. & Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, click here or call (262) 215-3736.

The Hive Taproom


Mead-Fashioned Cocktail Kits

Starting this week, shop some of the holiday specials at The Hive Taproom, W2463 County Rd ES, – available while supplies last! 

Are you a big fan of the Hive's Brandy Mead Fashioned? Good news – now you can take a cocktail kit home to make some with friends and family.

Take home a bottle of 333, with flavor notes of dark fruit, dark chocolate, and vanilla, in limited release bottles. They're perfect for yourself, or for that hard-to-buy-for friend.
The Hive Taproom is open Wednesdays through Sundays.         

For more information,

Zinn's Mercantile


Wisconsin Merch

Show your Wisconsin affection with local-inspired gifts and merchandise from Zinn's Mercantile, 2087 Division St., East Troy. Zinn's offers an eclectic mix of unique items for the home, featuring artisan goods and antiques.

Open Thurs. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri. & Sat. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Wed. through the holidays.

For more information, click here.

The Elegant Farmer


Best Pie in America

The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. Mukwonago, is offering the chance to send holiday pies, crisps or hams to friends and family through its online seller Goldbelly. Click here to order.

The Elegant Farmer serves up homemade, fresh-picked and delicious offerings in its Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli & Market. 

The business is noted by “Gourmet Magazine,” “The Wall Street Journal,” “Food Network” and “Milwaukee Magazine” as having “the best pie in America.” The award-winning Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag has been the Elegant Farmer’s signature item for decades, baking over a quarter of a million pies each year.

Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every day. Additional online shopping is available here:

West 20 Ranch & Saddle Co


Ariat Gear

West 20 Ranch & Saddle Co., W4812 Highway 20, East Troy is featuring specials all weekend including cash back on all your in-store Ariat purchases and a gift certificate special. Get $10 for every $50 spent.

For more information, click here.

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