Insiders Tip: Searching "shop local" through the new Discover Long Island app is actually one of the best ways to get your shopping done this holiday season (and year-round, to be honest).

In addition to directly supporting those within your community, local businesses are more likely to have unique, worthwhile items that you'll feel good about gifting. For a list of the best places to buy locally made or curated items, continue reading! To learn about these small businesses, upcoming holiday pop-up shops, or other Shop Small initiatives happening within the region, click here.


Port Salt Cave

Port Salt Cave

For handcrafted jewelry, natural stones, skincare essentials, Himalayan Salt Lamps, and handmade products from all across the globe, head to Port Salt Cave's boutique. New items are added regularly, and if you want to gift an experience (instead of an item) just ask someone at the front desk about gift certificates or booking a private event.

Location: 403 Main St. Apt. #3, Port Washington 11050

Phone number: 516-439-4820

Website: Port Salt Cave-Shop


The Biscotti Company

Biscotto Company

The Biscotti Company offers a range of flavors from classic almond biscotti to more unique options like cranberry pistachio and chocolate pecan & salted caramel. They also offer gluten-free options made with almond flour. The company prides itself on using high-quality ingredients and traditional baking techniques to create delicious biscotti that everyone can enjoy.

Location: 4603 Middle Country Road Calverton, NY 11933

Phone number: (800) 977-8390

Website: The Biscotti Company


Spirit + Soul Studio

Spirit + Soul

Spirit + Soul Studio is an in-person and virtual metaphysical shop, teaching + healing space with items like house made oils, candles, jewelry, runes, crystal jars and more. They also offer services such as classes, readings, healings, coaching and more.

Location: 73 W Main St A Babylon, NY 11702

Phone number: 631-344-4444

Website: Spirit + Soul


Sugared Beauty Bar

Sugared Beauty Bar

Sugared Beauty Bar specializes in the safest, most organic hair removal services on Long Island, and they don't just remove hair – they also help you find solutions to your skincare regimen, offer Reiki and Sound Healing treatments that help you create your flow, your way.

Location: 1355 Old Northern Blvd (lower level) Roslyn, NY 11576

Phone number: (516) 412-8860

Website: Sugared Beauty Bar


Celestial Treats

Celestial Treats

Celestial Treats offers hand-crafted treats for sale that are fresh from the oven and made with top-quality ingredients serving all of Long Island. From cupcakes to cheesecakes to cakes to cake pops, there's something to satisfy the cravings of every type of dessert lover.

Location: 23 Johnson Ave Wyandanch, NY 11798

Phone number: (631) 428-5075

Website: Celestial Treats LLC


Aquaries Candle Company

Aquaries Candle Co

Aquaries sells candles, all natural cold process soaps, body butter, and other everyday luxury goods that are all natural, organic, and vegan friendly that are Massepequa-made and sold online. Created in small batches, every product is handcrafted.

Location: 9 Edgewater Avenue Massapequa, NY 11758

Phone number: (516) 505-5683

Website: Aquaries Candle Company LLC


AIREM Modern Beauty Rituals


AIREM Modern Beauty Rituals is the place to go for clinical skincare products, consultations, and other medspa experience needs.

Location: 428 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset 11791

Phone number: (516) 614-1880

Website: Shop Clinical Skin Care – AIREM Essentials


Disset Chocolate

Disset Chocolate

From the heart of the North Fork and made by a Chocolatier like no other - Ursula XVII is a passionate chocolatier who has trained with world renowned pastry chefs while working at several Michelin starred restaurants and shops in Europe and the United States.

Location: 28080 Main Rd Cutchogue, NY 11935

Phone number: (646) 853-1515

Website: Disset Chocolate


Hallockville Museum Farm


Dedicated to taking Long Island back to its family farming roots, be sure to visit for a museum tour, attend an educational class or workshop, bring your friends and family to the special events, fairs and festivals throughout the year!

Location: 6038 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901

Phone number: (631) 298-5292

Website: Hallockville Museum Farm


Mind Body Crystals

Mind Body Crystal

Crystals and candles shop now open at its new storefront location.

Location: 184 Merritts Road Farmingdale, NY 11735

Phone number: (917) 767-5072

Website: Mind Body Crystals


North Shore Sunglasses

north shore sunglasses

 A women-owned business launched in 2023, North Shore Sunglasses aims to provide high-quality styles that will last many seasons to come. Each pair is made from handmade cellulose acetate and comes with scratch-resistant and polarized lenses. A percentage of profits is donated to various reputable causes.

Location: N/A Hicksville, NY 11801

Phone number: (201) 530-6355

Website: North Shore Sunglasses




Giftmix makes it easy to send custom gift boxes and gifts for any occasion. Shop our curated gift collection, build a personalized gift box, or customize corporate gift boxes.

Location: N/A

Phone number: (631) 660-1700

Website: Giftmix


Hicks Nurseries


Christmas is a very special holiday at Hicks Nurseries, the largest Christmas store on Long Island! The onsite garden center is transformed into a magical Christmas wonderland that brings holiday cheer to everyone.

Location: 100 Jericho Turnpike Westbury, NY 11590

Phone number: (516) 334-0066

Website: Hicks Nurseries


John W. Engeman Theater in Northport


The John W. Engeman Theater is Long Island's only year-round professional theater company. Complimentary Valet Parking Green Room Piano Bar & Lounge State of the Art lighting and sound systems Stadium Style Seating Cocktail Service at your seat.

Location: 250 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768

Phone number: (631) 261-2900

Website: John W. Engeman Theater


Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater

landmark on main

The Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street seats 425 and presents a wide range of music, dance and theatrical programs for the entire family.

Location: 232 Main Street, Suite 1 Port Washington, NY 11050

Phone number: (516) 767-6444

Website: Landmark on Main Street


Olive It Boutique

olive it...

Founder/CEO Melissa Briscoe created Olive It… to develop her passion for personalized gifts, party supplies, flowers, gift baskets, event and party planning, and more!

Location: 65 Merrick Avenue Merrick, NY 11580

Phone number: (917) 345-4680

Website: Olive It...


Naturalborn LLC

naturalborn llc

Naturalborn provides quality street wear fashion that exudes a balance of smooth sophisticated, yet bold subtle design to those who seek a representation of the great potential they are naturally born with.

Location: 487 nostrand ave Central Islip, NY 11722

Phone number: (347) 886-8673

Website: Naturalborn


The Shoppes at East Wind

shoppes east wind

Stop by East Wind in Wading River for delicious baked goods, cafe-style eats, and its lively shopping scene. Visitors will find a healthy selection of boutiques, a florist, and of course, the hotel’s historic carousel. While you’re here, stop by Gingerbread University to build a gourmet gingerbread house that’ll put the store-bought ones to shame.

Location: 5768 Route 25A, Wading River 11722

Phone number: (631) 929-3500

Website: The Shoppes at East Wind


Heritage Farm & Garden

heritage farm garden

Visiting Heritage Farm & Garden offers a unique shopping experience, guaranteed to tap into your “happy place” through various events, a wide selection of plants, unique home décor, and gifts.

Location: 6050 Northern Blvd Muttontown, NY 11732

Phone number: (516) 922-1026

Website: Heritage Farm & Garden


Discover Long Island's Official Online Shop

DLI beanie

For official Long Island merchandise, head over to Discover Long Island's very own online store. Our organization has curated a top-tier merch store that sources all of its products locally. From cozy hoodies to sunglasses, to mugs and insulated wine tumblers, and so much more!

Phone number: (631) 951-3900

Website: Discover Long Island Shop