Escape reality and immerse yourself in the trendiest boutiques in the Napa Valley. St. Helena’s historic downtown shopping district is a boutique lover’s dream! Brick facade buildings dating back to the 1800s feature dozens of locally-owned shops. From high-end luxury boutiques to local artisan stores, to gourmet food and wine markets, St. Helena has something for everyone.
Start your day in the center of town where you’ll find free parking, public restrooms and tourist information at the Welcome Center, and diverse shopping options. This easily accessible area allows you to window shop and strolls through town taking in the sights and sounds of historic downtown St. Helena. Here is a curated list of the best shopping experiences in Napa Valley!
The Perfect Wardrobe to Pair with the Napa Valley Seasons
For the trendsetter and fashion-forward shopper break the rules and immerse yourself into a world of luxury and discover your authentic style at elyeswalker. Casual and elegant wardrobe staples can be found at Reeds Napa Valley. Bring home a hint of one-of-a-kind St. Helena style at Daisy Clothing, Tiffany and Kids, Lolo’s Consignment, and Pearl Wonderful Clothing. Top of your look and find your perfect fit at Amelia Claire, where shoes of all kinds and accessories will complete your St. Helena look!
Sparkle Your Way Through Main Street. Shop for Bright & Bold Gems
Make a statement and shop the highest quality of jewels Napa Valley has to offer. Ranging from Victorian Age, Art Deco, to Engagement rings and everything in between St. Helena will be sure to make your next purchase sparkle bright and bold!
Inspiration is drawn in from everyday St. Helena living at AF Jewelers. Third Generation shop owners feature a vast variety of in-house designed jewels as well as talented designers from around the world. For over 140 years, E.R. Sawyer Jewelers continues to bring the highest standard of jewelry to the Napa Valley featuring unique pieces for every budget and occasion.
Over 40 years of jewelry experience Palladium Fine Jewelry showcases the most sought-after brands in designer jewelry and fine timepieces. In-house GIA-trained designers, gemologists, jewelers, and appraisers will pamper you with the very best in personalized customer service. Across the historic shopping district, Patina Fine Jewelry and Estate specialize in diamonds presented in their vintage setting, original non-reproduction jewelry.
Wine Country Farm-to-Table
At Napa Valley Vintage Home decorators and locals frequently shop at this boutique to purchase seasonal local and European artisan goods to spruce up their home. Make your way to the second floor where fluffed pillows and antique furnishings are scattered around showcasing a luxurious and inviting space for home living. Design your tablescape with dinnerware at Carter & Co. Locally produced ceramics are designed and hand-made at their local Pope Valley Ranch. Showcasing talented designs not only in their downtown shop, but you may also see their collective designs featured at local St. Helena eateries too. At New West Knifework’s, the finest cutlery is designed for every skill level in the kitchen and approved by Bon Appetit Magazine as the perfect balance of power and grace a knife can offer.
Local secret: Learn from the experts and try your hand at AXE throwing next time you visit!
Anything but ordinary, Trick Pony features a variety of collectible furniture and home goods that will be sure to spark conversation at your next dinner party. Support a good cause and shop La Boheme where estate vintage finds and one-of-a-kind antique finishing’s are collectively available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds is donated to support Collabria Care Hospice Napa Valley.
Shopping can create quite the thirst! Stop to refuel along the way at one of the favorite local restaurants, bars, breweries, or wine tasting rooms. The Saint Wine Bar is a rustic wine lounge with historic elements that serve global and local wines plus cheese and charcuterie. Market Restaurant features mouth-watering cocktails and bites.
Local tip: Take a seat at their 1800’s styled bar for a quick bite.Cool off at Erosion Tap House with a flight of locally produced wines and decadent ice cream.
The Great Outdoors in the Heart of Downtown
St. Helena features some of the top-tier agriculture land practices in all of Napa Valley, so what better way to explore wine country than get out in it! For more than 35 years Sportago has set the standard for great outdoor clothing, footwear, and accessories. Their friendly staff can outfit your perfect style for a memorable outdoor wine country experience. Now that you’re fit in head-to-toe outdoor gear, it’s time to take the scenic route. Head over to St. Helena Cyclery where the best-in-class bicycle brands and bike rentals are available to use at your disposal. Choose from Hybrid, electric, or road bikes and begin to explore the area’s best mountain and vineyard view trails.
Feel Your Best While Visiting
Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing shopping experience and pamper. Salon St. Helena is a beauty lover’s paradise. Carrying a wide variety of well-loved hair and makeup products their best-kept secret is a last-minute blowout. Be sure to book your appointment and give your locks some extra love! Located in the historic Tell Building, Monarch Salon features independent hairstylist artists that will transform your look giving you the take on the world attitude you deserve. Immerse in the best skincare practices at SkinLab by Duncan Dermatology. Their expert staff will provide you with the utmost knowledge to build a high-quality personalized regimen fit for your skincare needs. A little further down Main Street, explore Health Spa Napa Valley for the ultimate spa treatments and outdoor pool to take a splash in.
Local Products Galore & Gifting Needs
Go where the locals go and shop at these well-loved boutiques! A landmark Steve’s Hardware, it’s all about the neighbors and community. Providing a wide variety of house tools and project supplies to everyday houseware Steve’s has everything to fill your home with local love. The St. Helena Visitors Center Mercantile is your one-stop shop for all St. Helena and Napa Valley souvenirs and locally sourced town swag.
At Pennyweight, the shelves are filled with a rotating selection of European leather goods, artisanal paper, glass, apothecary, writing instruments, and jewelry. The selection of candles and interesting accessories make gift-giving a home run.
A little afternoon pick me up and sweet treat can be found at Woodhouse Chocolates. This is a must-stop when in St. Helena. These Belgian-style chocolates will have you leaving with plenty of delicious goodies. If you have a furry friend Fideaux is the place for you. The shop features a wide variety of the trendiest and coolest dog and cat products on the market today!
Be Inspired, St. Helena’s Vast Art on Main
Experience St. Helena in color, and enjoy the natural beauty of vibrant wine country. Specializing in exhibiting diverse genres of contemporary fine art, Caldwell Snyder Gallery features an array of inspiration to brighten your home with the colors of California. Meuse Gallery is front and center on Main Street in the most iconic building in St. Helena. Celebrating the international artist Simon Bull, and his vibrant paintings that reflect joy and all that is good in life.
Acclaimed for being Napa Valley’s longest solely owned contemporary fine art destination Christopher Hill Gallery features original two and three-dimensional art pieces wonderfully displayed in a creative and inspiring gallery setting. For a more unique approach, stand still in time at Arader Galleries. The gallery showcases historically important maps, rare books, art, and antique furniture and globes preserved in the historic field of art and science from the 16th and 19th centuries.
Bring museum-worthy art home to you! ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens showcases the work of emerging, mid-career, and established artists, offering a great range and selection of styles and media. They also carry vintage pieces by such names as Eames, Louis Vuitton, and Bertoia among other distinguished design collections.