Best Holiday Shopping in the Berkshires, MA

a box wrapped in brown holiday paper with a red ribbon on a cloth of back and whire snowflakes with a decorated tree in the backgroundGrab your holiday shopping list and head to the Berkshires for some inspirational gift ideas. Everyone has that certain someone that seems to stonewall your imagination when it comes to gift-giving time. It’s time to shake up the creative juices with a shot of adrenalin in the guise of a gift-shopping getaway to the Berkshires. First, book a room at the Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast, located in Sheffield, MA, perched among the rolling hills of the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Then get out a map and circle these way points for a magical weekend browsing dozens of locally-owned and independent shops chock-a-block full of wonderfully unique gifts for your friends and family.


Evergreen Fine American Crafts: American made crafts including mobiles, garden décor, pottery, and painted furniture
291 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA
Open Monday through Saturday, 10am – 5:30pm; Sunday 11am – 5pm

Asia Barong; Imported Asian Art
199 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA
Open Saturday, 1pm – 5pm

Exotic Sea Glass Gift Shop: Handmade beautiful art glass
5 Cheshire Road
Suite 128
Pittsfield, MA
Open Monday through Friday 11 am – 7 pm; Saturday 9 am to Noon; closed Sunday

One Mercantile: An international assortment of quality made goods for house and home
8 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA
Open Friday through Wednesday, 10am – 6pm; closed Thursday

Hammertown: Unusual gifts and household items, plus fine furniture
15 B ridge Street
Great Barrington, MA
Open Monday-Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sundays 11:00am-4:30pm

Mix on Main: An array of unusual art and antiques, plus collectibles, objets d’art, and vintage lighting
725 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA
Open Wednesday through Sunday, Noon to 5pm

An American Craftsmen: Art glass, ceramics, home décor wall art, jewelry boxes
22 Walker Street
Lenox, MA
Open Friday through Sunday, 11am – 6pm

Design Menagerie: Objects both beautiful and functional, including home goods, bath and beauty products, gifts, and accessories
26 Housatonic Street
Lenox, MA
Open Monday – Wednesday 10am – 6pm; Thursday – Saturday 10am – 7pm; Sunday 11am – 6pm

Dory & Ginger: Beautiful home accessories, jewelry, soaps, unique and unusual gift items
299 North Street
Pittsfield, MA
Open Mon – Thurs & Sat; 10am – 6pm, Fri 10am – 8pm, Sun 11am – 4pm

Heirlooms Jewelry: Featuring jewelry from around the world
The Mews
36 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA
Open Saturday through Wednesday, 10am – 5pm; Thursday and Friday 10 am – 5:30pm

These are but a few of our favorite shops in Sheffield and the surrounding towns of the Berkshires. So forget the impersonal gift cards this year and find something unique or unusual, handmade and meaningful for the loved ones on your shopping list. After a day full of holiday shopping, put your feet up and stay awhile at the Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast.