November 26, 2021
Shopping in Clay County: Your Guide for Clay County’s Shopping Hotspots!
Small towns. Big passions. It is not only our tagline, but also a way of life here in Clay County – especially when it comes to shopping! Whether you are a fashionista or a bargain hunter, Clay County welcomes shoppers to take advantage of the diverse shopping options in the area.
Here’s a look at some of Clay County’s makers, shops and local, hot spots where you can shop ‘till you drop –
Shop Big and Small
With 120 stores, the Orange Park Mall offers stylish fashions, home goods and more for those that enjoy indoor shopping. Anchored with retailers such as Dillard’s, Belk and JCPenney, this county landmark also serves as home to local events and a variety of dining options. The mall is also home to the AMC Orange Park 24 Theatre featuring 24 wall-to-wall screens with digital Sony sound and new releases.
If you’re in the mood for ‘going local’, stop by The Key to Glam Boutique in Orange Park to shop for the perfect vacation outfit. With women’s clothes, jewelry, kids clothes and household décor, you’ll find plenty of fashionable outfits. At the One Swanky Chic Boutique in Middleburg, you’ll find farmhouse style clothing ranging from fun graphic tees, flashy flip flops and plenty of dress options for a night out on the town. Also in Middleburg, the makers of Wash Ur Butt soap bar offer unique, artfully crafted soaps along with body cremes, salt scrubs and ‘man stuff’ too. Put together a gift basket and it makes the perfect memento or take-home gift.
Bargain hunters don’t want to miss a visit to Lux Upscale Resale in Fleming Island. Here you can shop designer fashions and hot prices for women’s and men’s clothing. Nearby, the BoldSoul Boutique features trendy fashions, jewelry and inspirational gifts where every purchase gives back to the community of Pestel, Haiti.
Local Bites and Eats
For those shopping for a bite of flavor, Clay County is home to many ‘makers’ showcasing their passion for local goods. At Yum – A Southern Market in Middleburg, shoppers are greeted with local baked goods, home décor and gifts and their signature item – pepper jelly. With twelve different flavors ranging from seasonal favorites Bourbon Peach Habanero pepper jelly and Blackberry Jalapeno to the popular Garlic pepper jelly and more – all varieties are small batch, handmade and packaged right inside the store.
Founded in 2011, Spring Park Coffee in Green Cove Springs quickly became a favorite within the community for serving residents freshly roasted coffees from its sister company, Brass Tacks Roasters. This local team prices itself on providing high quality coffee along with partnering with other coffee shops to provide goods too. From their breakfast blend to the Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Grain Pro with hints of honey and lemon, come in and pick up some coffee to take home with you as a souvenir.
If you’ve got a chocolate craving, stop by Peterbrooke Chocolatier with locations in both Oakleaf Town Center and in Fleming Island. Sample a bite of their signature chocolate popcorn and put together a variety of take-home treats like chocolate-covered pretzels, potato chips, strawberries and many, many more delicacies.
Home Décor and More
For deals on furniture and home décor, don’t miss visiting the Junque in the Trunk shop in Fleming Island. With new inventory coming into the shop daily, every visit is a new experience. At Annabelle’s Interiors, Inc. in Orange Park, shop from a variety of Lampe Berger lamps and fragrance oils, candle warmers, furniture and gourmet gifts. For your interior design needs, schedule a consultation with Annabelle herself! If you’re an antique shopper, the popular Now & Then Antique Mall in Middleburg welcomes visitors to take a walk-through time to shop unique items such as antiques, furniture and collectibles.
So, get ready to shop until you drop in Clay County – home to plenty of fashionable finds, local favorites and furniture hot spots to add a touch of Northeast Florida to your home. Small towns. We invite you to experience a side of our area that allows your passion for shopping to thrive.