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Art, Art Galleries, Books & Gifts

Art Galleries & Artists, Bookstores, Clothing, Gifts, Boutiques, Musical Entertainment

Sea Oats Gallery Sea Oats Gallery

128 East Pine Avenue, St. George Island
If you are planning a visit to north Florida's Forgotten Coast, St. George Island's Sea Oats Art Gallery is a must-see destination. We offer the largest collection of art along the Forgotten Coast. Our focus is on local artists and fine craftspeople. Their work reflects lives lived well and diversely on the coast of Florida.
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Long Dream Gallery/Kristinworks Long Dream Gallery/Kristinworks

PO Box 386, Apalachicola
Long Dream Gallery is located in "cyber-space", but Kristin's works are on display in the lobby of the Gibson Inn in Apalachicola, and at Artemis Gallery at 127 Commerce Street. Designer jewelry and small sculpture. Call for appointment.
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Downtown Books & Purl Downtown Books & Purl Pet Friendly

67 Commerce Street, Apalachicola
The best little bookstore in the Panhandle, specializing in Florida history, gardening, cookery, field guides and fiction. Purl offers fine yarn and accessories for discerning knitters. Two great shops in one neat old building.
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Oystercatcher Oystercatcher Pet Friendly

79 Market Street, Apalachicola
A charming boutique with a European vibe. Contemporary womens apparel including premium denim, dresses, swimsuits, jewelry, shoes and accessories as well as baby and little girls' clothing and gifts.
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Island Adventures Island Adventures

105 East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island
Retail shop selling beach supplies, T-shirts, sunglasses- New York Style, Maui Kim, Costa Del Mar, , fishing gear, boogie boards, men's and women's clothing-Columbia, sandals and hats also bike rentals. Open 9:00 to 9:00 during Season closed Wednesdays during Off Season. Wide variety of shoes including Crocs, Noats, Keens, Reefs. We also rent bicycles, fishing gear, beach chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards.
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Scallop Cove Scallop Cove

4310 Cape San Blas Road, Cape San Blas
One stop convenience store and bait & tackle shop. Gifts, souvenirs, laundry facilities, an ATM, boat rentals and pizza to go. Open 7am-10pm during the summer and 7am-8pm during the winter.
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Grady Market Grady Market

76 Water Street, Apalachicola
Wander through this meticulously refurbished ships' chandlery and be surrounded by Apalachicola elegance 150 years ago. Fine goods including upscale clothing- men's, women's and children, handcrafted pottery, art, kitchenware, home decor, bedding- Pin Cone Hill. Clothing lines include Eileen Fischer, Southern Tide, Patagonia, Johnny Was, Rich & Skinny, Seven, Tommy Bahama. Plus tilley hats, sterling silver and leather jewelry. Shoes Yellow Box, Sperry, Flo jos, Martin Dingman
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Island Emporium

160 East Pine Avenue, St. George Island
If you are looking for a great place to shop, friendly staff & GREAT prices, The Island Emporium, "The Original Beach Shop", established in 1990, is locally owned & operated. We have the best assortment of merchandise & unique gift items in Franklin County. We are located on the corner of East Pine Avenue & Second Street. Unbeatable prices..............Unbeatable quality!! The only store in the area with three shopping levels! You'll find our gift shop filled with souvenirs, apparel including a selection of exclusive local designs & SEADOG, gifts, Christmas ornaments, shells, shoes, swimwear, stationary, & fashion & sterling silver jewelry. We also carry Panama Jack, Ocean Potion & Bull frog suncare products & a full line of sunglasses. We have an extensive beach shop, including kites, floats (which we will blow up for you free of charge when purchased), goggles, masks, beach toys, balls (including volley balls, tennis balls, basket balls...) to satisfy all your beach entertainment & relaxation needs. AND, our new addition...a BOOKSTORE with a wide variety of cookbooks, children's and local interest books, puzzles, games, & craft items. We look foward to seeing you!
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Two Gulls

54 Market Street, Apalachicola
A Unique shopping experience celebrating 23 years. Gifts, Resort Wear, Brighton, Jams World, Island Cottons, Flax, Fresh Produce, and More. Open 7 days a week. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Six locations: Apalachicola, two on St. George Island, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, and Mexico Beach, Florida.
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78 Commerce Street, Apalachicola
The original shop for MERMAIDS!!! Bath and beauty collections from all over the world including Thymes, Ahava, and Crabtree & Evelyn. Our Riverlily Jewelry is the star of our shop..beautiful vintage style earrings made with hard to find vintage beads and findings...truly collectible! We can convert our Riverlily earrings to clip-ons for you! We have an amazing selection of fashionable scarves, fabulous socks, hats, fragrant candles, an awesome greeting card selection and so much more! A true shopping experience! Come on in and see for yourself! 78 Commerce Street 850-653-2600
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Martha Gherardi Martha Gherardi

St. George Island
Special music for special occasions. A touch of elegance to any event. Specializing in beach weddings, our personalized service is designed to help you achieve the wedding of your dreams.
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Wombat Sound Music Store

53 Avenue C, suite 4, Apalachicola
Musical accessories and professional Music lessons in Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin and Bass...Carol Harris..solo guitarist.. Classical, jazz standards and popular variety, available for weddings and special occasions. Fiddle playing is also available. Come in and shop. I also have artwork for sale.. Open most weekdays from 11:00 til 5:00. Sometimes on Saturdays. I have a big teaching schedule, and close the store when I teach. A lot of my customers call first to makes sure that I can give them my full attention. I am located at 53 Avenue C Ste. #4 next door to the Gibson Inn.
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Lane Autrey Photography Lane Autrey Photography

32 Avenue D, Apalachicola
Lane's unique collection of framed, local photography and original note cards are located in the store The Green Door located at 32 Avenue D Also, Lane is available for professional portraits, weddings and commercial photography. Member of Florida Professional Photographer's Association (FPPA).
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Joe Hutchinson Smackwater Retrievers Joe Hutchinson Smackwater Retrievers

315 Paradise Lane, Apalachicola
Available for weddings, parties, conventions & festivals. Solo piano, guitar, banjo. Slide guitar, acoustic bass & drum blues trio: "Smackwater Retrievers". (3) CD's available. Call for info: 850-653-3175 or Email
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Artemis Gallery and Boutique Artemis Gallery and Boutique

127 Commerce Street, Apalachicola
Artemis Gallery and Boutique
Artemis Gallery is located in the lovely High Cotton Building, just across the street from the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, in the heart of the downtown historic district. Artemis Gallery is one of Apalachicola's premiere art galleries and exhibits many wonderful and talented regional, national and local artists. We specialize in Florida Landscapes, and Folk Art. Artemis gallery is known throughout the country for fine art and has an established portfolio of art collectors. The gallery also carries women's clothing, unique gifts, cards and books. Open 7 days a week and available on line at
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Apalachicola Sponge Company,Smokehouse Antiques & Tupelo Honey Florida Apalachicola Sponge Company,Smokehouse Antiques & Tupelo Honey Florida

14 Avenue D, Apalachicola
Apalachicola Sponge Company,Smokehouse Antiques & Tupelo Honey Florida
North Gulf Water Sponges We have handmade olive oil and goats milk soap, natural sponges, antiques, Jewelry, courtyard iron, rugs Décor, Fountains, t-shirts, hats, Cottonseed Casual Wear and Tupelo Honey Hours Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
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Robert Lindsley Studio Gallery

15 Avenue E, Apalachicola
(719) 660-7166
Robert Lindsley Studio Gallery
Nestled in Historic Downtown Apalachicola, 15 Avenue E is a charming building which features restored authentic wood work, hard wood flooring, high ceilings, exposed brick walls and picturesque views of the Apalachicola River. This building makes a striking location for your wedding reception or other special event venues. Call to reserve (719) 660-7166
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Richard Bickel Photography Richard Bickel Photography

81 Market Street, Apalachicola
Richard Bickel Photography
Gallery of Fine Art Prints, Posters,Books and Note cards of Apalachicola Bay.
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Green Door Green Door Pet Friendly

48 Avenue D, Apalachicola
Green Door
Gallery,Antiques,home furnishings,Boutique & original Artwork. 10:00-5:00 Tuesday-Saturday, Sunday 12:00-5:00pm, or by chance!
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All That Jazz Pet Friendly

84 Market Street (Hwy 98), Apalachicola
(850) 653-4800
Reasonably priced local art and handmade gifts. Nautical ornaments, lighthouses and mermaids. Garden pottery, whimsical wind chimes, birdhouses and iron votives. Our cats, dogs and collectable critters will put a smile on your face. Jewelry by Margene. 84 Market Street.
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Cafe con Leche Pet Friendly

234 Water Street, Apalachicola
(850) 653-2233
A fusion of the best organically grown dark roasted coffee in Arcata California, homemade sandwiches, fresh pastries made everyday.... Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All in a setting of a unique boutique of local artists. Hours 8:00A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
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Apalach Outfitters Apalach Outfitters Pet Friendly

32 Avenue D, Apalachicola
(850) 653-3474
Apalach Outfitters is a full service specialty retail shop specializing in men's and women's clothing, fly fishing, inshore fishing and various other outdoor pursuits. CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR: Patagonia, Orvis, Southern Tides, Prana, North Face, Simms, Vineyard Vines, Royal Robbins, KAVU, Barbour, True Grit, Filson, Marmot, Mountain Khaki, Kuhl, Smartwool, Buff, Rainbows, OluKai, Reef, Merrell, Keen . FISHING: Orvis, Shimano, G Loomis, Sage, Hardy, Van Staal, Tibor, TFO, Rio, Gulp, Power Pro, Mirrorlure. OUTDOOR: Standup Paddleboards by YOLO, Snorkel by U.S. Divers, Yeti, Costa Del Mar, Ray Ban, Maui Jim, Oakley. JEWELRY: Wendy Mignot, Luminox, Bertucci. DOG STUFF: by Ruffwear. Gather the kids, grab the dog and come see the Forgotten Coast's coolest store located next door to the Dixie Theater in the heart of Apalachicola's Historic Downtown District.
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49 Palmetto 49 Palmetto

49 Avenue G, Apalachicola
49 Palmetto
Special winter rates available! 49 Palmetto consists of a lovely Vacation Rental upstairs and an Art Gallery downstairs. The Vacation Rental--The Flat--offers 2 comfortable bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and more. The Gallery offers rotating exhibits of contemporary art, sculpture, and regional Folk Art. The Gallery is open Tues-Sat, 11-5pm; and The Flat is open all year round for a weekend getaway, a week or a month! For more information, please visit us on the web at
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Island Outfitters Island Outfitters Pet Friendly

235 East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island
Island Outfitters
We are a full service outfitter for fishing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and outdoor apparel on St. George Island. We rent and sell single and tandem kayaks and stand up paddle boards. We are an authorized Hobie Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Dealer and a Bic Sports Paddle Board Dealer. We carry men and women’s outdoor wear and gear by Guy Harvey, Ex Officio, Olukai, Teva, Costa Del Mar, Life is Good, Shimano, G Loomis Rods, Penn, bait and tackle, jewelry and art plus much more.
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Charming Comforts Charming Comforts

87 Market Street, Apalachicola
(850) 653-2777
Charming Comforts
Home decor, furniture. linens, gifts, accessories and tabletop decor. Conveniently located in the heart of Apalachicola at 87 Market Street Monday through Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday & Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday: Noon - 5pm
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Bowery Art Gallery Bowery Art Gallery Pet Friendly

149 Commerce Street, Apalachicola
A fine Arts & Crafts Gallery & Studio. Features Pottery, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Fiber Arts and Fine Crafted Jewelry. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm. Sunday and Monday by appointment only. (850)-653-2425 or (850) 303-2776
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DJ & MC Services

128 Cottage Hill Road, Apalachicola
Music and emcee for all occasions, parties, weddings, special events indoor or outdoors.
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Backstreet Trading Company Pet Friendly

94 Market Street, Apalachicola
Outdoor gear and a full line of Columbia sportswear for men, women and children. Accessories, hats, home decor and gifts. Plus, don't forget to check out the Backstreet Botanical out back. Beautiful cypress logs, unique clay and ceramic flower pots,and plants.
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Retsyo Inc. Pet Friendly

82 Market Street, Apalachicola
(850) 323-0599
Antiques and collectibles, beautifully illustrated historic seafood label t-shirts. Buy your Tupelo honey from the expert. Lots of information. In business since 1974, no trip to Apalachicola is complete without a visit to Retsyo (Oyster spelled backwards).
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Forgotten Coast Used and Out of Print Books Forgotten Coast Used and Out of Print Books Pet Friendly

236-A Water Street, Apalachicola
(850) 653-2080
Lovely little book shop in Apalachicola specializing in used and out of print books focusing on the south and Florida next to Cafe Con Leche. Hours of operation are Monday-Saturday 10am to 5pm, most Sundays 1-5pm.
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LaRobe Boutique LaRobe Boutique

16 Avenue E & Corner of Commerce Street, Apalachicola
Trendy ready to wear women's clothing. Sundresses, fun shorts, flirty tops, silver brand jeans, boots, wedges, sandals, bags and bright colorful accessories. Also, quality linens, home decor, furniture, rugs and more.
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Market Street Antiques

115 Market Street, Apalachicola
Local artwork and antiques. Currently paintings and prints by Susan Richardson and folk art by Nancy Kerr, enamel jewelry By Kristin Anderson plus woodcarvings and an array of antiques. Open Thursday - Monday 10-5 Sunday 12-5
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Enjoy Apalachicola LLC Enjoy Apalachicola LLC

122 commerce st. suite B, Apalachicola
Enjoy Apalachicola ® LLC, has a fabulous downtown retail location with a wonderful assortment of unique gifts, beachwear, dresses, jewelry, beach toys and t-shirts too. We carry an entire collection of the famous Enjoy Apalachicola merchandise, such as aprons, hats, visors, baby bibs, toddler tees, cups, coozies and many more items. Enjoy Apalachicola provides Corporate and Vacation Concierge Services. Enjoy one of our many specialized tours, tours of Historic Apalachicola, art gallery tours with complimentary wine tastings, or maybe you would prefer a “Top That Tap” tour and sample several of the most popular beers on tap at the most popular restaurants. We enjoy event planning, supply notary services and Wedding Officiants. Plan your beach wedding on beautiful St. George island or in historic Apalachicola. We offer many “How To” classes, such as, for our first timers who are just learning to fish and for those who want to learn some new Southern recipes using our fresh Florida seafood. Let us assist you in planning your vacation activities or business conference. For our corporate businesses, we provide a variety of services, such as Human Resources Business Consulting, Grant Writing, business writing and professional email writing training, MS Office training and much more. We offer customized professional Corporate Concierge Services.
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Susan Richardson Artist Susan Richardson Artist

115 Market Street, Apalachicola
(850) 653-3838
Born and raised in London, England, the youngest child of very creative parents, painting and drawing under their direction until academics got in the way. Always an entrepreneur I have been, in no particular order, a head hunter, fruit and vegetable picker, car washer, dog/cat/horse/bird and squirrel trainer, inventor, golf ball hunter, restauranteur, real estate mogul (not), women's accessory rep and jewelry designer/manufacturer/wholesaler. Participated in art workshops over the years but did not jump in with both feet until oil workshops on St.George Island, FL in 2008. I have been a painting fool ever since. Most submissions to the AAC in Atlanta have been accepted, earning 4 honourable mentions along the way. Won Best Emerging Artist at the Quickdraw event during the Plein Air Invitational in 2011.All 3 submissions accepted in the Annual Creative Tallahassee Exhibit 2012 and 2 accepted into Gadsden Annual Exhibition 2012, 3rd place in North Florida Fair, Professional Artist, 2012..Work in private collections all over the US. Merit Award at Spring Into Art annual show at Valdosta Art Center 2013.
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Wombat Sound and Music Store

53 Avenue C, Apalachicola
Harris..solo guitarist.. Classical, jazz standards and popular variety, available for weddings and special occasions. Fiddle playing is also available. Come in and shop. I also have artwork for sale.. Open most weekdays from 11:00 til 5:00. Sometimes on Saturdays. I have a big teaching schedule, and close the store when I teach. A lot of my customers call first to makes sure that I can give them my full attention. I am located at 53 Avenue C Ste. #4 next door to the Gibson Inn.
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Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co. Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co. Pet Friendly

25 Avenue D, Apalachicola
Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co.
Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co. Opened their first store in 1987. The company selects most of their hand crafted goods from artisans in developing nations. Please stop in to see their jewelry, accessories, home furnishings and exclusive line of clothing. Shop local buy global!
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Apalach Waters

31 Avenue E, Apalachicola
We carry handmade olive oil and goats milk soaps, natural sponges, fine collector shells and corals, fossils (Trilobites, Ammonites, Orthoceras, Megladon Shark Teeth, and Mosasaurus Teeth), metal art, serious wood and metal puzzles, jewelry, antiques, rugs, home décor and other treasures for your journey. Please Come See, Come Experience, and Stay Enchanted. Monday-Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
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Artists of Apalachicola Association Artists of Apalachicola Association

(305) 588-5885
Artists of Apalachicola Association is form of 10 directors and currently with 35 members, membership is open to all! Music, Ceramics, Performing Arts and Visual Art.
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The Shop The Shop Pet Friendly

16 Avenue D, Apalachicola
The Shop has an amazing array of antiques, collectibles, indoor and outdoor furniture, local artwork, driftwood, home décor, jewelry, plus monogram bags, tupelo honey, t-shirts, cards, and more. Stop by. They get new things every day. A Place of This and That, in downtown Historic Apalachicola, FL has something to offer every shopper! Come see us! 850-653-1006 16 Avenue D
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The Tin Shed The Tin Shed Pet Friendly

170 Water Street, Apalachicola
(850) 653-3635
If the "shed" looks like you have seen it before, you may have seen it as part of a background photo in the 2012 Sports Illustrated swim suit edition! The most comprehensive maritime collection east of the Mississippi . Specializing in Nautical Antiques, Collectibles and Gifts.
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On the Waterfront Gallery On the Waterfront Gallery

117 Market Street, Apalachicola
On the Waterfront Gallery is home to one of the finest art galleries on the Forgotten Coast. Where beautiful landscapes of the waterfront& boats are shown in multimedia. As well as gifts of jewels, sliver & glass are shown. It is Also home to the collection of Forgotten Coast Plein Air master Artist and Artist of Apalachicola Area (AAA)
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Island Girl Gifts

47 Market Street, Apalachicola
Island Girl Gifts, Apalachicola newest gift store in Historic Downtown Apalachicola! Handmade items from local artist. We have a little of everything from Jewelry to Tupelo Honey! Check us out Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm closed Sunday and Monday
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Elements Gallery Pet Friendly

123 Commerce Street, Apalachicola
(850) 851-7257
Fine art and furniture
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Old Stuff Shop

49 Market St, apalachicola
The Old Stuff Shop has antiques and collectibles. Also a large collection of new and used merchandise. From Waterford crystal to antique license plates and everything in between.
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Deep Southern Boutique Deep Southern Boutique

77 Market St., Apalachicola
Deep Southern Boutique
An adorable and affordable boutique located downtown at 77 market street carrying womens sizes small to 3xl, gifts and brands like Umgee, Peach Creme California, and local brands Caroline Hill, Judith March & Brewers Lantern for the special guy in your life we truly have something for everyone! At Deep Southern we believe manners matter and promise to make your shopping experience one blessed with the grace of southern charm ⚓️ We are open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm Deep Southern Boutique 4/29, 3:10pm Deep Southern Boutique Owners Jessica Davis & Kaley & Kasey Revell Instagram @shopdeepsouthern
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Sadie's Seahorse Pet Friendly

140 West 1st Street, St. George Island
(850) 251-8655
Coastal Chic Boutique on St. George Island. Gifts, cards, flowers unique to the area. We are also an Oakley distributor.
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