1. BIG LOTS
13637 Washington Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64145
Celebrate the season with holiday must-haves from the always affordable Christmas Shop at Big Lots! Save big on small and large artificial trees, lights, tinsel, home decor, and gifts for friends and family. Need another reason to support Big Lots? They’re investing in mental healthcare improvements for kids and recently donated $50 million to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to build the “Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion,” the largest behavioral health treatment and research center for children and adolescents in America! Here’s more about it
2. GILDED LILY
612 E. 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
The darling Gilded Lily house has a past that extends over 114 years and is a big part of Martin City’s history. Built by the hands of a blacksmith, this home has tons of stories within its walls! Kansas native and longtime antique connoisseur, Debra Lucke Beachner, leased the home in 2017 and has transformed it into a lovely boutique store.
Adorable holiday items are strategically placed around the kitchen, sunroom, closets, stairwells, bathroom, and second-floor bedrooms. Most of the treasures and curios for sale are found at a vintage and antique markets and are either new or gently used. Another little-known secret? You can even have a private holiday afternoon tea party in the Gilded Lily house! Here’s more info
3. HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – RESTORE KANSAS CITY
13531 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
Habitat for Humanity ReStore KC is a huge home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials, and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds are used to support Habitat for Humanity’s local efforts to provide safe and decent housing for Kansas City residents. Find electrical supplies, paint, tools, ladders, building materials, and more to help you string up holiday lights, build yard decor, secure heavy decorations, and more. A great deal for you and our community!
13627 Washington Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64145
For those who love crafts, Michael’s in Martin City is the perfect place to find all the holiday supplies and embellishments you need to make your own custom decorations. You’ll also find ornaments, tree skirts and stockings you can decorate yourself, and new miniature town collectibles to add to your Christmas villages. Plenty of sales on wrapping paper and artificial Christmas trees too!
5. ROSEHILL GARDENS
311 East 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
Wondering where our beautiful holiday flower baskets along 135th Street come from? Rosehill Gardens in Martin City! And guess what? You can order them for your neighborhood too! Find fresh-cut wreaths, poinsettias, trees, and plenty of gardening holiday gifts in the Garden Center store, or get your friends and family out of the house and host a holiday greenery-making party!
Rosehill hosts parties for up to 20 people and they’ll help your guests create a holiday wreath or centerpiece of their own to take home. Rosehill’s unique garden store is also available for rent for private parties. Please contact Laurel Taylor at 816-941-2332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book an event, or to place orders for custom greenery.
6. SIDELINES CUSTOM FLORAL DESIGN
511 East 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
Sidelines Custom Floral Design creates some of the most beautiful holiday events in Kansas City and their boutique store in Martin City is a reflection of their incredible work. They carry fine gifts and custom candles, jewelry, decorative accents, holiday decor, fresh and silk flowers, and many things you won’t see anywhere else, like these signature Martin City hand towels! Please call ahead of time to place orders for custom holiday greenery or flowers.
7. SUBURBAN LAWN AND GARDEN
4 West 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
Satisfy your senses with a beautiful rosemary or lavender tree this holiday season! At Suburban Lawn and Garden‘s superstore in Martin City, there are isles and isles of fresh holiday greenery, poinsettias, ornaments, and more. They even offer workshops to help you create your own unique, live greenery arrangements.
Here’s the great part… when the holidays are over and you’re ready to recycle your tree, bring it to Suburban Lawn and Garden’s Yard Waste & Recycling Center at 139th and Wyandotte in Martin City and they’ll take care of the rest for you! The facility is open to residential and commercial customers 5 days a week during the winter months. Learn more
8 THE SHARPER EDGE
610 E. 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145
If you want a year-round option you can decorate for the holidays – or not, concrete maybe your best option! The Sharper Edge is one of the largest statuary and fountain dealers in Kansas City. They carry products from almost every high-quality statuary and fountain manufacturer in the country and their extensive product lines include more than 10,000 unique items either in stock or available by special order at no additional cost. Come by and browse more than 100 running fountains in their Martin City showroom!