Shopping in historic downtown Marietta and Harmar Village is a fabulous guilty pleasure decadent with art, style, and European flair. Browse designer clothing in lovely boutiques, wander through extraordinary shops, share in culinary demonstrations and sample dozens of varieties of locally made wine. Friendly merchants and delightful variety give each store its own distinctive character.
The ambiance of the experience is enhanced by the outstanding historical buildings that house downtown merchants. The sidewalks are wide and parking is plentiful along Marietta’s brick streets. Street lamps, benches, and flower baskets adorn the charming marketplace.
Marietta holds a special attraction for artists. Galleries are splashed throughout the historic downtown district, featuring the works of visionaries from the region and beyond. On Second Street, the Riverside Artists Gallery displays a vibrant array of creative styles and mediums. On Front Street, step into John Rossi Art - a contemporary gallery featuring the original art of the founder of Rossi Pasta whose barrier-free work reflects his life experiences.
Explore fine fashion at Teri Ann’s on Front Street - a high quality ladies boutique featuring friendly service and a pleasant atmosphere. For the free spirited, Twisted Sisters is a fun stop full of gifts, sparkles and wearables with attitude. Wherever you prefer to get your retail therapy, knowledgeable and helpful fashionistas will guide you to your style destination.
Fifteen minutes away in Belpre along Ohio’s beautiful southern shore, you’ll discover an eclectic mix of shopping pleasures including the Back to Basics Log Cabin with its specialty line of all-natural products, the Lark’s Nest craft and gift shop, and Neff’s Country Loft country goods and quilting materials.