Rochester, MN is home to a diverse shopping scene with a variety of one-of-a-kind shops. In the downtown area, several new retail stores have recently opened, each one with its own unique, local flair. Downtown Rochester is a walkable, pedestrian-friendly area and a great place to spend time shopping, dining, and enjoying entertainment. Here are five places that have recently opened to check out on your next shopping trip downtown:
415 S. Broadway Ave.
Hope Central is a collaborative space for non-profit organizations in Rochester to raise money and awareness through merchandise sales, collaboration and community service. You can shop for a variety of apparel with inspiring messages here while also supporting our local community.
204 N. Broadway Ave.
Janky Gear, a consignment outdoor gear shop, offers men's, women's, and children's apparel as well as equipment for camping and outdoor activities. Stop by before your next big camping trip, hike, or day on the water.
307 E. Center Street
Knotty Woodpecker is a home goods and gifts store, featuring handmade wood furniture created by woodcraftsman Sean Archer in his on-site woodshop. The store also has a wide variety of arts created by other local makers in Rochester.
309 S. Broadway Ave.
Treedome is not only a creative studio for all kinds of artists, but it’s also a retail shop. Shop here for new and used vinyl, local music and merchandise, cassette tapes, vintage clothing, skateboards, prints and gifts, and sneakers.
115 N. Broadway Ave.
Shop at Wear Local Clothing to find a variety of apparel and accessories with Rochester and Minnesota-inspired designs. Half of all net profit goes back to the small business community in Rochester.