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Metro Milwaukee Area Small Business Shopping Guide

Are you looking for small businesses to support in the Milwaukee area? We hand selected these local businesses that are within the metro Milwaukee area (including the surrounding suburbs). They are ideal for shopping on Small Business Saturday, but are perfect to check out for gifts all year round.

Find local businesses in and around the Milwaukee area for all of your holiday shopping needs.

Milwaukee Area Small Business Holiday Shopping Guide

  • Cedarburg Toy Company is in the heart of downtown Cedarburg. They offer a variety of children’s toys made in the USA as well as local artists. Don’t forget to check out the fairy tree while you are there! They are located at W62N583 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, WI.
  • Rivoli Theater in downtown Cedarburg is an excellent place to see reduced priced movies. Their gift certificates paired with traditional movie theater candy makes an awesome gift for movie lovers. They are located at W62N567 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, WI.
  • Amy’s Candy Kitchen specializes in homemade gourmet caramel apples as well as a variety of chocolate treats. They are located at W62N579 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, WI.
  • Cedar Creek Winery has a nice Christmas Blush available for the holidays. Find a selection of wines and accessories for the local wine lover on your list. They are located at N70W6340 Bridge Road, Cedarburg, WI.
  • Ruckus & Glee encourages shoppers to play with toys in their store. Their selection focuses on quality toys that use the imagination. They are located at 8730 W. North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI.
  • American Science & Surplus offers a variety of educational toys, science kits, craft supplies, and more. You may be surprised at what you find! They are located at 6901 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Penzey’s Spices offers tasty gift boxes for the cooks on your gift list. Although they have expanded nationally, I’ve included them on this list since they originated in Milwaukee and they are currently headquartered in Wauwatosa. They have a variety of locations in the Milwaukee area so check their store locator to find the one nearest you.
  • Fazio’s Chocolate offers a variety of artisan chocolates, truffles, and traditional chocolate items with an Italian twist. They are located at 13425 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove, WI.

We hope you found a new local business to support during your holiday shopping this year. While many of us do a lot of shopping online (us included), we also love to support businesses in our community.

Do you have a favorite small business to add to our list? Let us know in the comments!