Ed Hyder's

For over four decades, Ed Hyder’s has provided a local passport to a world of fine flavors. Choose from over 100 spices and herbs, dozens of cheeses, red and white wines, olives, oils, and vinegars to ensure the home chef you know is stocked up on these tasty items. 

Joe's Albums 

Spend an afternoon perusing Joe’s extensive record selection and you’re guaranteed to satisfy any music lover. From rock, to hip-hop, country and even holiday music albums, this record store stocks hundreds of genres. Be sure to comb through the $1 bargain selection for some great finds. 


Sometimes the most practical gifts are the best! Treat the chef in your life with something special this holiday season to up their culinary game. Percy's boasts an impressive assortment of products ranging from high-end Wolf cooktops to discount priced appliances in their onsite outlet shop. Not only do they offer great prices, but expertise that is not available in a big box store. Check out their website for cooking demonstrations from culinary professionals. A unique opportunity to test a product before bringing it home.

Worcester Center for Crafts 

The Gallery features stunning handmade works from over 500 talented artisans from across North America. Shop in-store or online and choose from a wide range of ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, and woodwork. 

CC Lowell 

The ultimate shopping destination for the artist in your life. Visitors appreciate the wonderful and knowledgeable staff and a wide array of gifts. From customized art kits to kids crafting, a special present awaits.

Sweet Jane's 

Main Street’s high-end designer consignment shop is a treasure trove for label-lovers and fashionistas. Sweet Jane’s boutique offers a mix of designer finds and unique vintage pieces. 

HeadShop Hair Factory

New year, new look! Headshop helps patrons of all ages reinvent or polish their look from head to toe. This holiday season give the gift of beautification! This shop has everything one needs to polish or maintain their style. Gift cards available. 

Bedlam Book Cafe

Looking for a page-turner for someone you know who still loves holding physical books in their hands? Browse Bedlam’s extensive selection of fine used books ranging in genre from classic literature, mystery, gardening, art, and travel. Gift cards available. 

Worcester Fitness 

Encourage healthy living leading into the new year. Worcester Fitness’ facility features 28,000 square feet of state-of-the-art equipment and machinery, including an indoor, heated pool. Purchase a membership or gift certificate for personal training sessions or group fitness classes. 

The Canal District 

Spend the day shopping in Central Mass. with a visit to The Canal District. Start with breakfast at Birchtree Bread Co., then explore the many shops showcasing eclectic plants, consignment, antiques, jewelry, fashion, and more. 

After your shopping spree, rest easy knowing you’ve picked an array of gifts that are sure to bring a smile to your friends, family and loved ones this holiday season. Be sure to show us where you went and what special things you found on your trip using #ShopCentralMA