One of the most visually interesting historical areas in Dayton is in Centerville, where you can shop inside old stone buildings and visit restored historic places in the same area.
Centerville has plenty of newer shopping areas as well, so likely you will have no trouble crossing people off of your holiday shopping list here.
Horse & Hare Co.
60 N. Main St., Centerville
At Horse & Hare shoppers are met with perfect gift items at every turn. Clothing, accessories, jewelry, bath and body products, home decor, bar accessories, and much more. You’ll find it all in a beautifully restored historic building in Centerville's historic district.
Website | (937) 938-7544 | Hours: T-R 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., F-Sat 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Closed Monday & Sunday
Zig Zag Gallery
101 E Alex Bell Rd #172, Centerville
This gift shop with a focus on “made in America” offers clothing, jewelry, accessories and pottery, as well as items from local artisans.
Website | (937) 434-3565 | Hours: M-R 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., F-Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
43 W. Franklin St., Washington Township
We'd all love to buy a designer bag or luxury clothing for that special someone in our lives but realistically the prices can be pretty prohibitive. Thankfully there's Loralei's Boutique, specializing in luxury consignment items. You might not even realize the items are previously owned until you see the prices.
www.loraleidayton.com | (937) 528-6861 | Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday
33 W. Franklin St., Washington Township
The Centerville location of Merchant 31 shares a fun inventory of women's clothing, shoes, accessories, and jewelry with its sister shops in Minster and Tipp City.
Website | (937) 510-8767 | Hours: M-F 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Closed Sunday
2700 Miamisburg Centerville Rd #220, Miami Twp.
Located inside the Dayton Mall, this locally owned shop is actually 80 micro-shops in one large space. Local handmade items, home decor, vintage items, gourmet foods, gifts, and more are available within booth spaces operated by local artisans, crafters, and business owners.
Website | (937) 765-7715 | Hours: T-Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Closed Monday
63 W. Franklin St., Centerville
Offering jewelry, accessories, clothing, and gift items, ZebraGirl Boutique is located in the heart of the downtown Centerville area. With an eye on current fashion trends, ZebraGirl strives to offer items that aren't available anywhere else locally.
Facebook | (937) 434-6400 | Hours: T-F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Closed Monday & Sunday
Pieces of Style
18 W. Franklin St., Centerville
Pieces of Style would love to add beloved pieces to your gift recipients' closets this holiday season. This boutique offers women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories.
Facebook | (937) 436-3092 | Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday
2800 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Miami Twp.
Located in front of the Dayton Mall, Simply Hyacinth offers women's and men's clothing, accessories, and jewelry as well as gift items.
Facebook | (937) 221-8652 | Hours: W-Sat 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Closed Sunday-Tuesday