The Covington Square is a great place to spend the day. Whether relaxing in the park or grabbing a bite at one of our amazing restaurants, the Square is teeming with local businesses and has something for everyone to enjoy. Small businesses are the cornerstones of our communities and we encourage residents and visitors to shop local and support your neighbor and community business. From shops and restaurants that showcase the talents of entrepreneurs to innovative companies that bolster local economies, small businesses define our neighborhoods and towns. The energy, ingenuity, and perseverance of their owners and staff help lay the foundation for continued growth and prosperity, forging a brighter tomorrow for all. Today we highlight just a few of the shops around the square.
1. Blair On the Square Boutique
Blair On the Square Boutiquecarries well-known brands such as Brighton, TOMS, 7Jeans, and many others. They offer classy and contemporary styles for both women and men, and they strive to make your shopping experience the best in town by offering excellent customer service in a relaxed and beautiful boutique setting.
2. Fletcher’s Jewelry
Fletcher’s Jewelryis a family owned jewelry store that has been on the Covington Square since 1932! Offering a variety of beautiful jewelry as well as unique gifts like money clips and key rings, Fletcher’s is a must for your gift-giving needs – not to mention one of the oldest stores on the Square!
3. On Location Gifts
On Location Giftsis a direct result of Vampire Diariessuccess! Originally offering guided tours of your favorite Vampire Diariesor Originalslocations, this store offers the only authorized CW merchandise for sale in Covington. Filled with props from some of your favorite Vampire episodes, and life-size forms of the actual stars, you will feel like you are shopping alongside characters from the shows themselves. The store is all things Hollywood and the perfect place to pick up your souvenirs and memorabilia!
4. Southern Heartland Arts Gallery
Established by a small group of local artists, Southern Heartland Artsis filled with fine art and smaller gift items that are perfect for any occasion. From paintings to jewelry, pottery, photography, wood, and folk art – the work is truly exceptional, highly collectible and will be treasured for years to come. We offer quality custom framing and carry a large array of artist’s grade art supplies, as well. With art classes, summer art camp programs, workshops, invitational art exhibitions, scholarships and our Cardinal Scholarship Fund for graduating seniors, Southern Heartland is a go-to for all things art! Whenever you have a gift need or want to treat yourself to something truly special, please remember the Southern Heartland Art Gallery.
5. Sweet River Boutique
Sweet River Boutique is a great clothing store offering a variety of personalized items along with an excellent array of designer brands like Simply Southern, Southern Couture, Vineyard Vines, Spartina, Girlie Girl, Lenny & Eva and more.
WildArt represents a number of talented local artists who show their finest work. Their impressive inventory features a wide variety of paintings and artistic media in many styles, including figurative, abstract, landscape, still life, wood turned treasures, handcrafted writing instruments, photography and many others. The back of the gallery space is dedicated to art classes and special events designed to involve the community.
7. The Cork Boutique and Gift
The Cork Boutique is a family owned and operated business located on the east side of the Square. “Our focus is to showcase unique, high-quality boutique wines, craft beers, cigars and cheese and gourmet food items from around the world.” We also pride ourselves in carrying many Georgia-based products. Those basics can make the perfect gift alone or be accompanied with our wide array of whimsical gift selections.
When you plan your visit to Covington, the Square is a must-see. Be sure to check out all the shops and dining establishments and satisfy your retail and culinary cravings!!