Below is a list of the top and leading Gift Shops in Phoenix. To help you find the best Gift Shops located near you in Phoenix, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Phoenix’s Best Gift Shops:
The top rated Gift Shops in Phoenix are:
- Whozitz and Whatzitz Unique Gifts and Cards – specializes in hard to find gift items
- The Museum Store – selling artistic pieces for a cause
- Heard Museum Shop – pays homage to American Indian art
- Cosas – has vibrant collections of Mexican inspired products
- Curious Nature – a natural history shop where all strange and fantastic things meet
Whozitz and Whatzitz Unique Gifts and Cards
Whozitz and Whatzitz Unique Gifts and Cards, a gift store, is in the middle of East Northern Avenue in Phoenix Arizona. The gift shop specializes in unique finds and specialty cards that can’t be found in bigger stores. It was established with an inspiration coming from a previous novelty shop that sells items that are hard to find anywhere else. The community could not be more excited and thrilled to know that a new shop that sells the same unique goods is present in the neighborhood. From jewelry, art pieces, gargoyles, and dragons, you can find them only at Whozitz and Whatzitz.
Dragons & the Like, Gargoyles & Monsters, Jewelry & Gemstones, Arts & Crafts, Local & Native Made, Fantasy & Mythical, Collectibles, Bath & Body, Novelties, Gag Gifts & Lights, Ornaments & Holidays, Adult Only, Office & Schools, Clothing, T-Shirt, Costumes & Hat, Music & Musical Items, Food & Drink, Weddings, LGBTQ, Animals, Auto, Car, & Truck
“The Owner there is probably the coolest person I’ve met in Arizona… Great stuff and great prices.” –James Bingham
The Museum Store
The Museum Store can be found inside the Phoenix Art Museum and carries an array of design-inspired items while supporting the arts community. When you purchase from the gift shop, you bring home not just a piece of a gift but the spirit of connections that the museum is committed to delivering. It is a support to the museum’s education programs and exhibitions that not only educates the public but injects an appreciation of an individual’s creativity. Everyone is invited to check out their books and collectibles that are sold to support several community programs.
Art Books, Children’s Gifts, Stylish Décor, Art Supplies, Locally Crafted Jewelry
“Lots of items to choose from and the great news is it’s for a cause.” –Luis Santa Cruz
Heard Museum Shop
Heard Museum Shop has been founded in 1929 to support American Indian art. Ever since its establishment, the gift shop has laid out a successful path leading to its global recognition in terms of culturally-inspired items. Its shop houses exhibitions, educational goods, and collections that introduce an individual to the rich American Indian culture. Upon seeing a piece from the store, one can easily understand the thoughts and emotions that the craft maker wants to deliver. That is how intricate and detailed each crafted item is with a combination of tribal designs and styles.
American Indian jewelry, Pottery, Basketry, Paintings, Sculpture, Katsina Dolls, Weaving
“The arts and crafts available at the Heard Museum Shop are breathtaking. Each item is distinctive and full of character. I’ve purchased a number of items from this shop in the last 3 years and have never been disappointed.” –Jennifer Loewenstein
Cosas was founded by Julie, a Phoenix native with a love for the vibrant Mexican culture. During her 4 year stay in Guadalajara Mexico, she has developed a liking and appreciation to the Mexican arts that depict a sense of community and distinct beauty. With her admiration of the rich culture, she decided to bring Mexico to Phoenix through her favorite gift ideas from the vibrant country. The craft makers are compensated through a fair trade principle and the items are made sure to be responsibility sourced.
Pillows, Coin Purses, Leather Goods, Dog Collars, Flowers, Pop Top Purses, Cactus Shot Glass, Plastic Totes, Jewelry
“My wife and I really loved all this little shop. All the goods are from Guadalajara. Definitely worth checking out for gifts and home decor while you are visiting The Churchill.” –Jason Hawthorne
Curious Nature houses things that only collectors and science enthusiasts could appreciate. It is a portal to a new world with its collection of natural history items, bones, skulls, exotic plants, gifts, collectibles, and taxidermy. The taxidermy is guaranteed to be ethically-sourced which puts the collectors at ease with their purchase. All things that seemed strange to some can be a fantastic find to someone else. With this belief, the natural history hub invites all gift collectors who love unusual items to come and have a look at their offerings.
Skulls & Bones, Taxidermy, Insect, Botanicals, Wet Specimens, Stones & Minerals, Jewelry, Health & Beauty, Antiques, Home Goods, Books, Occult, Gift Certificates, Acrylic Specimens
“Ordered a few things online. Arrived within 1 day. They added a kind note to the package to show appreciation. Everything came in perfect condition. Thank you Curious Nature for the great customer service!” –Chelsea M.
Amy Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Amy has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.