Visit These Unique Leavenworth Shops

Leavenworth is home to many fun and Bavarian-inspired shops that are clustered in the downtown area along Front Street. No trip to Leavenworth is complete without spending time exploring the downtown area and the selection of local businesses. You can find a wide variety of Leavenworth shops that specialize in everything from t-shirts and gifts to chocolate and cheese!

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Kris Kringl

Known as the “Leavenworth Christmas Shop”, Kris Kringl has an astonishingly large selection of ornaments, decorations, and gifts. Just by walking inside this exquisitely decorated shop you will immediately be reminded of the most wonderful time of the year. No matter the season you visit, you’ll find all things Christmas at Kris Kringl, located at 907 Front Street.

Black Swan

Featuring a wide selection of t-shirts, trinkets, and gifts, this shop is full of humor! Expect to laugh, as you will see some truly unique and hilarious items. This shop is always worth a look, just for the laughs alone! The shop has been in its new location for a couple of years and is located at 639 Front Street. Right across the street from the Black Swan is Visconti’s, an exquisite Italian restaurant that is also one of our top Leavenworth dining recommendations.

The Cheese Monger’s Shop

Walk into the Cheese Monger and you will immediately know this is quintessential Leavenworth! While the shop specializes in all kinds of domestic and imported cheeses, you can also find a great selection of wine, beer, and meats. There are often free samples, and we highly recommend stopping by to explore the various options. The helpful and fun staff will help you pick out the perfect wine and cheese pairing to take back to your vacation rental. Located at 819 Front Street, entering this shop feels like descending into an authentic Bavarian cheese cellar!



Who doesn’t like craft chocolate? Scholcolat makes a large selection of delicious chocolates in-house right here in Leavenworth! Known as one of the premier chocolate shops in central Washington, this is a can’t miss stop whether you’re visiting Leavenworth for one day or one week! Located at 843 Front Street, step through the unmistakable round entrance and you will be greeted by a delicious aroma of fresh chocolate.

The Alps Candy

This one-of-a-kind candy store is about a 10-minute drive outside of Leavenworth, west of town at 13905 on U.S. Highway 2. They have a huge selection of various candies including fudge, taffy, brittles, and more! Located in a scenic location along the Wenatchee River, a drive to The Alps is worth it just for the scenery alone. If you’re traveling from the West, make sure to stop by on your drive home.

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