10Best Gift Shops and Boutiques in Reno

What couldn't be considered a gift? It depends on the person you're shopping for and the shop itself. Cheese, cigars, crystal figurines, toys - they're all give-able, and they're just a sampling of what you'll find on the list we've put together. These Reno shops rank among the city's top gift stores, and they're ideal stop-offs when you need a souvenir for friends and family or when you want a special remembrance of your own from a trip to Reno.

For a taste of the funky side of Reno, head to Reno eNVy and pick up a t-shirt to show your love for the Battle Born state. Visit Sundance Books for some unique books, magazine and gifts or Natural Selection for the ultimate in curiosities including taxidermy, animal skulls and air plants. If you want to pick up something for yourself, check out Junkee Clothing Exchange and its partner across the street, Happy Happy Joy Joy.

Craft is a wine and beer lovers paradise. Located in Midtown Reno they specialize in handcrafted wines and beers from around the world. They also have harder to find items that you won't find in stores. The employees and owners are very...  Read More

Micano Home & Garden
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Micano Home and Garden in the Midtown neighborhood in Reno is an ethnic art gallery with handmade items for the garden and home decor. The style of most items is Latin and Native American and many of the items are made of wood, cast iron, iron...  Read More

Wedge Cheese Shop in Midtown Reno is the city's first and only dedicated artisan cheese shop and features some of the most delicious cheeses and charcuterie around. The shop is not only a great place to fill up your refrigerator, but it's also a...  Read More

Happy Happy Joy Joy is located in Midtown Reno just south of downtown and is the place to take a kid or be a kid. The walls and ceiling of Happy Happy Joy Joy feature a wall of Vans shoes (named Shoezilla), unicorns and tangible white, fluffy...  Read More

You will notice this pretty store right away by its eyecatching window displays lit up by colorful lamps. Located right across from the Nevada Museum of Art, the eclectic Neon Dragonfly boutique sells everything from beautiful clothing and...  Read More

This fun curiosity shop in the heart of Midtown Reno is full of quality, natural specimens like air plants, bonsai, animal skulls, taxidermy, and gift items made of natural materials like bark, wood, bone and leaves. Other oddities that you...  Read More


The Reno eNVy store in downtown Reno has several goals. One of them is to become the signature brand of Nevada and they do that with local artists' interpretations of why a lot of people visit the area and are envious of what we have. Their...  Read More

Junkee Clothing Exchange is located in funky Midtown Reno. The shop is fun, playful and full of cool used clothes, hats, shoes, jewelry, and accessories for Burning Man and costume parties. Junkee is next door to a great antique and furniture...  Read More

This little shop in Midtown is the place to pick up that special gift or to have a Sunday High Tea surrounded by everything Celtic. This refurbished home has holiday items, apparel, books, music and unique art from Ireland and Scotland as well...  Read More

The beautiful Sundance Bookstore is located just south of downtown in a historical building from the late 1800s and houses not only new and used books but also a wonderful selection of magazines, newspapers, gifts, greeting cards, local artist's...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina

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