Directly north of Ohio University's College Green, Uptown Athens is the place for students to mix, meet, eat and shop. As a result, Court and its side streets in Uptown Athens are decked with funky shops offering everything from the extraordinarily unique to the timeless basics.
Court Street is one-way (South to North). During the school year parking spots can be hard to come by. The Athens City Parking Garage is centrally located: from Court Street, turn right onto Washington. The garage is on the right.
Athens Book Center offers a unique selection of new and used books, toys, games, puzzles, and much more. Coffee, espresso, and smoothies can be enjoyed while browsing the shelves or relaxing in the comfortable sitting areas. Free parking.
Athens Underground is an antique and vintage store full of clothes, jewelry, shoes, and other unique items.
Beads & Things, picked Ohio's Best Bead Store by Ohio Magazine in 2006 and 2007, has offered a space for people to explore their creativity since 1990.
Keith Chapman, a local jeweler with incredible talent and passion, hand crafts and designs jewelry. Looking for a one-of-a-kind piece? He'll design and then create an individual piece that is all your own. Appointments are preferred.
A local beer store that specializes in American craft beers with an emphasis on Ohio brews.
Artifacts Gallery is located on the corner of Court and State Streets. They specialize in women's dresses and tops, men's and kids' tees, and a great assortment of fun gifts and jewelry.
Looking for some cool new wall art? BananaRoad has tons of posters and also carries T-shirts and costume pieces.
Blue Eagle Music sells musical instruments, accessories, lessons, and repairs, as well as serving as a ticket outlet for local venues such as Fur Peace Ranch and Stuart's Opera House.
College Book Store is located on the corner of Court and Union streets, right across the street from the Ohio University campus gate.
Cornwell Jewelers is the oldest family-owned business in Athens. Members of the Cornwell family have been helping people select diamonds for over 150 years. Stop by the store to view their collection of diamonds and other fine jewelry.
Looking for the perfect gift? Cross Court has greeting cards, balloons, scrapbook and craft supplies, posters, and much more.
Cycle Path is a full service bicycle shop that sells bicycles and accessories. Their experienced staff is happy to help you find your way around Athens County's roads.
For a wide selection of Ohio University clothing and gifts, visit Follett's University Bookstore.
The Import House carries a variety of shoes, jewelry, clothes tobacco accessories and much more. Near the northernmost end of Court Street.
Jack Neal Floral offers a wide variety of floral bouquets, or they can create a custom design that's just right for your special occasion.
Little Professor Book Center offers a complete selection of hardcover and paperback books, as well as a complete selection of periodicals and newspapers.
Mountain Laurel Gifts features fine leather, jewelry, cards, stationery, candles, gourmet foods, household items, garden and home décor, as well as many beautiful items handcrafted by local artisans.
Ski's Teases sells novelty screen-printed T-shirts, including some that feature logos of Athens shops and bars.
The House is the first and only self-contained, collegiate Under Armour store in the nation.
The Other Place carries women's shoes, clothes, and accessories. Whether you're looking for a new Vera Bradley bag or a cute outfit for date night, The Other Place has it!
A local source for Ohio University, Halloween and Athens merchandise. Custom screen printing and embroidery also available.