Small Shops in Boerne for the Ultimate Shopping Spree

  • Denise Graves
  • 05/10/21

Discover Where to Find the Perfect Present

As charming and picturesque as small towns come, Boerne offers a quaint, walkable Main Street adorned with adorable, independently owned shops and boutiques. Whether you’re looking for specialty foods, crafts, jewelry, unique gifts, antiques, clothing, home decor, or accessories, Boerne is teeming with fantastic shopping opportunities to fuel your ultimate shopping spree. What’s even better is that spending money at local businesses is far better for the economy. Both tourists and residents can feel good about giving back to the local community. 

Antique Shopping & Thrifting

Thrift store shopping and looking for genuine antique and vintage items is thrilling for many. Decorating your house with items and furniture handed down through generations can fill your home with character! Boerne has a diverse shopping scene with several stores selling handcrafted items and things passed on from one shopper to the next.
Shop for home goods, clothing, jewelry, and antiques at 259 Home Market, followed by lunch or tapas at the attached bistro. Boerne Farmhouse offers home decor and gifts, while Flashback Funtiques has all manner of kitschy antiques, such as pinball machines and barber’s chairs. Daly Finds is a consignment store focusing on finding designer outfits to sell at a wholesale price. Two Trick Pony Consignment is similar to Daly Finds, except its specialty is high-end furniture.
Hill Country Antiques has a wonderful collection of items, making it a must-visit for any antique aficionado. There’s also Johns Road Antique Mall, a large and spacious venue with excellent prices. Laurie Saunders specializes in interiors, furnishings, and authentic antiques. Famous for their good old-fashioned Southern hospitality, Southern Voice has a lovely curated assortment of handbags, clothing, collectibles, and more. You might also want to visit The Red Rooster, previously dubbed one of the best retail shops in Texas by Gifts & Decorative Accessories magazine.



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When shopping in Boerne, the majority of shops you’ll find will be clothing stores, offering attire ranging from designer to handmade. There are a wide variety of boutiques and shops catering to women, men, and children.
If your goal is to put together a wardrobe that has both flair and style, then The Alley On Main is your best bet. Selling a mixture of distinctive finds and contemporary chic outfits, it’s ideal for women in search of something no one else will have in their closet. Housed inside of an old bank, Bechants is a captivating department store with everything from jewelry to custom stationery. Those looking for Western wear or leatherwork will enjoy Billy's Western Wear or Boerne Boot and Hide. Celeste, Ella Blue, Joli Boutique, and Boutique Chloe Rose offer beautiful perfumes, candles, shoes, handbags, and clothes.
One of the reasons people love shops like The Pearl Antler and Pixie is that they cater to women of all shapes and sizes. You don’t have to worry about finding something you love that isn’t in your size! And the best part is, their offerings are affordable and attractive. Boerne is also home to several shops geared toward children’s clothing and maternity wear, like Cutie Patootie and Mommy 2B. LuLu Bells is the place to visit for funny gifts and custom embroidery.

Accessories & jewelry

Most of the clothing stores and boutiques listed above also sell accessories and jewelry to complement your new outfit. In addition, Boerne has several establishments selling nothing but jewelry. Boerne’s full-service jeweler is Boerne Jewelers. This family-owned and operated business has been selling gorgeous pieces, as well as providing appraisals and repairs, for over a decade. 
J. Forks Designs, created by owner Jenny Forks, reflects the significant amount of time she spent in the country’s southwestern region. Her time there sparked her love of jewelry, and she started creating pieces for friends and family. Today, the store’s designs are Southwest-inspired and pair perfectly with their graphic T-shirt line. Bold jewelry pieces using handcrafted leather, semi-precious gemstones, and beadwork are the staples of J. Forks Design pieces.
Morrell Jewelry offers custom jewelry design and consignment jewelry, watches, and men’s accessories.

Home goods


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While many of the shops listed above also sell home goods and decor, there are stores specifically designed to meet all of your needs for home goods. Cielo Mercantile is a fascinating store housed within the town’s original post office. It brings together a mix of items for home, bath, and body. Corner Cartel, also located inside a historic building, sells an array of vintage and trendy items suitable for every interest and style.
The Dienger Trading Co. is a Boerne establishment with a legacy dating back to 1884 to the original owners, the Dienger family. Joseph Dienger started the business on Boerne’s Main Street in the late 1800s as an upscale grocery store, with the family residing in the upstairs living quarters. The building stayed in the family until 1950, and it is the current owner’s mission to restore it to its former glory and to pay homage to the Diengers.
Other home good stores include The Sanctuary for the Vintage Soul, Twin Sisters Home & Flooring, and Of A Muse.

Specialty stores

Looking for something eclectic or creative? Then visit one of the many specialty stores and pet shops in Boerne. A Little Nature Store is a science and nature store, just the place for wildlife watchers or those with children. The store sells all kinds of cute, educational nature-themed items, like bird feeders, bat houses, landscaping decorations, garden decor, and more. There is also a small library perfect for leisurely browsing.
Handmade on Main is precisely what you would expect: a sweet shop full of handmade items! The store works with local vendors, including Craft Tree by Terry, Geometry Gems, Crazy Plant Lovee, and From Scratch Farm, to bring patrons one-of-a-kind items. It’s a great place to get gifts and decorations. After you’ve stocked up on decor, check out Fresh Urban Flowers, a boutique flower studio dedicated to delivering fresh and inventive arrangements and styles. Located inside a refurbished farmhouse, Fresh Urban Flowers sells artisanal candles, food, and bath products along with its bouquets.
If you’re a music fan, visit Boerne’s two music stores, Hearts’ Home Acoustics and Hillje Music Center. There is even a local showroom with quality imported rugs called IVI Rugs. It’s not an exaggeration to say you can find just about anything in Boerne’s small shops!
Book lovers will be in heaven with The Boerne Bookshop and The Bookshop Under the Windmill. Located next to the Patrick Heath Public Library on Main Street, The Bookshop Under the Windmill is overflowing with used books, CDs, and DVDs in all genres. They also have a large children’s selection. Also on Main Street is The Boerne Bookshop, a high-quality experience for all readers. If they don’t have something you’re looking for, ask the store’s helpful staff, who will be happy to order you a copy!
Pet owners can find what they need at Pet's Barn, Fetch and Friskers Bakery and Bow-tique, and Red Crest Pet Store. Pet’s Barn sells discount pet supplies. Red Crest has been a Boerne staple for over three decades and caters to every pet you can imagine, regardless of whether it has fur or scales. Fetch and Friskers is devoted to pampering your pet with nutritious and natural treats. They also sell custom cakes for all occasions.
Other specialty shops in the area include Kiss the Cook, a place for high-quality kitchenware and gifts, The Christmas Shoppe, and Sew it Fabulous, the only fabric and sewing shop in Boerne.

Wine & food markets


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Richter Cork & Keg is known for its speakeasy wine and beer bar. They also have a full menu available so you can snack while tasting and shopping. Enjoy a quiet meal in the tavern or book a party if you prefer!
If you’re looking for a quick bite, Boerne Epicure Gourmet Market is a tasty option. Grab a sandwich from the deli and then purchase some of their specialty foods to take home. The market offers an extensive selection of gourmet and organic foods, along with healthy-living products and kitchen accessories.
Visit the Farmers Market at the Cibolo for its delicious, fresh local produce, live music, teaching gardens, and chicken yard. Not only is it an excellent place to purchase groceries, but it’s also not a bad way to spend an afternoon!
The Texas Gourmet Pantry has been a staple since 2016. The family-owned store might be small, but they’re stocked chock-full of homemade items, gifts, gourmet foods, and seasonings.

Moving to Boerne?

A fast-growing and vibrant small Texas town, it’s no wonder people love Boerne and are increasingly attracted to the area. If you’re looking for a top-tier Boerne real estate agent, contact Denise Graves today. There is no one better than Denise to kick-start your homebuying journey into Boerne real estate.


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