Find unique crafts, antiques, and fine fashion in historic downtown Lake City’s shops.
Take a leisurely stroll down the streets of our historic downtown and peruse the unique goods in our independent retail stores. You’ll find a different point of view in Lake City!
FOR MORE ABOUT LAKE CITY BUSINESSES, DOWNLOAD THE DOWNTOWN GUIDE HERE FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF LOCAL BUSINESS OR CALL GREG ALEXANDER AT 843-374-0266 FOR MORE ABOUT THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION
Lake City's Downtown Historic District Offers Amazing Shopping Options:
Find out more about each of our businesses, and click on the shop's name to be taken to their website (where available) for street addresses, specials, and more!
Women’s and Family Clothing and Accessories:
Seven Monogram Boutique—This locally-owned monogram boutique can monogram your items to order! Or, just stop by to pick out cute and quirky gifts, accessories, and more. Phone number: 843-374-7777
Becky's Salon--Looking for a fun new hairstyle or a quick pampering? Becky's has you covered! Phone number: 843-374-7669
Bella's Salon--Located right on Main Street, Bella's Salon is a perfect spot for a cut or color and offers all the supplies you need to maintain your new style. Phone number: 843-374-4443
Bold & Sassy Childrens Boutique—Located on Acline Street, near the statue of local legend Huey Cooper, this boutique offers adorable dresses and fantastic deals for children and adults! Phone number: 843-374-7882
Lady Kids II--This family-owned boutique offers casual and formal fashion for children and adults! Phone number: 843-394-1970
Merle Norman--Looking for makeup, sunglasses, or the perfect accessory for your outfit? Merle Norman is the place to be! Phone number: 843-394-1494
Mosaic—Lake City’s boldest fashion boutique, Mosaic offers clothing from major designers and accessories that will complement your greatest look. Phone number: 843-374-0377
So-Lace—Lake City’s own full-service salon and spa, So-Lace offers hairstyling, mani/pedis, massages, and clothing for upscale women on the go. Phone number: 843-374-4247
Ward's Comfort Shoes--Ward's Comfort Shoes offer fun, fashionable, and comfortable shoes for men, women, and children that feature the latest styles. Phone number: 843-374-7463
Men's Fashion and Services:
Downtown Fashions--Downtown Fashions offers the latest in clothing and shoes for men. Stop by and start looking your best! Phone number: 843-394-5505
Joe's Barbershop--A classic barbershop with a modern flair, Joe's is the place where you'll find your latest style. Phone number: 843-394-1398
Arts and Activities:
Olio Studio--Located at 104 West Main Street, Olio is your full-service pottery and painting studio! Sign up for classes--from "Paint Your Pet" to "Art After Dark"--or start planning your birthday or bachelorette party by visiting Olio's website here or by calling (843)374-6546.
Antiques, Gifts, and Home Furnishings:
The Elegant Bee—Locally-owned and –operated, The Elegant Bee is your one-stop shop for upscale and gorgeous restored and original antiques! Phone number: 843-687-4757
Fairview Framers & Antiques—Fairview Framers custom-frames your artwork, picture, or document with years of expertise and professionalism. Phone number: 843-374-0003
Market on Church--Stop in Market on Church to find your perfect pick from among the amazingly-curated antiques and furnishings! Phone number: 843-939-7877
Main Street Mercantile--Lake City's number-one stop for gifts and souvenirs, Main Street Mercantile has special collections from local designers and artists. Phone number: 843-374-2333
The Inn at the Crossroads Grill--Whether you're staying at the Inn or not, you have to drop by to try out the Inn at the Crossroads' restaurant, where you'll be able to try their fresh and exciting menu for breakfast and dinner. Phone number: 843-394-2100
Baker's Sweets--Baker's Sweets, long a popular spot in Sumter, has opened a Lake City location to serve you. Pick up a cake or stop by for a sandwich, coffee, or pastry at Baker's Sweets and enjoy home-baked goods in a family restaurant! Phone number: 843-374-1800
Jarrito's--Family-friendly dining in a fun atmosphere, Jarrito's offers Mexican cuisine done right. Phone number: 843-374-0084
Rabbit's BBQ--If there's one thing the South does right, it's BBQ, and Rabbit's is the place to go for traditional pit-cooked barbecue, right here in Lake City. Phone number: 843-374-2271
The Railway Bar & Grill--Located in the 100-year-old railroad depot on Acline Street, Railway serves up traditional cuisine in a fun environment. Phone number: 843-374-8422
El San Jose--Serving up traditional Mexican and Latin American cooking, San Jose is ready to accomodate you. Phone number: 843-394-5522
And that's not even all! To fully get the Lake City experience, we encourage you to drop by and explore our charming town. Our downtown shops and restaurants are here to help you find the perfect gift, celebratory meal, or dress for the big event!
Please contact the Lake City Downtown Merchants Association by emailing Greg Alexander, business coordinator of the LCDMA, at [email protected] and to learn more about how you can help
Looking for a great way to spend a weekend or afternoon? Take the Lake City walking tour, which hits the highlights of the downtown retail district, and enjoy the sights and feel of our community. Park along our beautifully-appointed Main Street and start at the end of Main Street, at the Gaskins family homestead and Rotary Park across from the East Main neon sign. You'll be able to stop into Seven Boutique, Lake City's own monogram commission and gift boutique, Jones Alley (planted with clippings from Moore Farms Botanical Garden), the ArtFields Gallery, and more! Take a break at the Inn at the Crossroads and enjoy their fine selection of Southern-influenced cuisine and craft cocktails, then browse Ward's Shoes for the perfect pair of kicky shoes or Bold & Sassy for adorable kid's clothes. Stroll across the railroad tracks to West Main Street and incredible shopping opportunities are on the way, including at Olio Pottery Studio, a full-service DIY pottery and painting studio, and Mosaic, an upscale boutique for women that stocks all your favorite famed designers. Looking to be pampered? Schedule a mani/pedi or haircut at So-Lace Spa and Salon and experience the bliss of true craftsmanship and care.
Be sure to take a spin down Sauls Street, one block from Main, to see all of what Lake City has to offer, from stunning antiques at The Elegant Bee to traditional Southern cuisine at Rabbit's BBQ. Also, if you're an outdoorsman, Marshall's Marine (114 East Myrtle Beach Highway) is your one-stop shop for boats, equipment, and more--whether you're a hunter, fisher, or enthusiast, you'll find what you need in their spacious warehouse.
For more about Lake City's unique shopping and dining spots, please contact Greg Alexander or drop by the Lake City Visitors' Center at the Whitehead Building, across from the Ronald E. McNair Memorial on East Main Street.