Pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere!
There's no question that it's fall in Oxford, Ohio. And if you want to bring a little bit of that fall feeling into your own home, there are plenty of locally-owned Oxford businesses selling just what you're looking for.
Bundle up nice and cozy, then take a long, slow stroll through one of our amazing farm markets. In addition to produce, they also have fun selections of decorations for both the interior and exterior of your home.
Then go through the list of some of our shops selling everything from candle holders to little bookshelf gnomes.
Safety first: All of the businessses listed in this blog post are following precautions to make your shopping experience as safe as possible. Staff wear masks and six-foot physical distancing is encouraged. Touch points are regularly sanitized. Do your part and wear a mask if you are able, and wash your hands before and after your visit. Hand sanitizer is available at most locations to use in between hand washing.
400 Oxford Trenton Road | Open daily 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Grab yourself an apple cider slushie and then walk around the Butterfields Farm Market in order to take in all the fall decor they have to offer. We're talking teeny, tiny pumpkins. Regular sized pumpkins. A giant 600+ pound pumpkin! Butterfields has it all, including mums, gourds, and yard signs.
Additionally, the Butterfields Corn Maze and hay rides are set to open and begin on Saturday, October 3rd. You can spend a perfect fall day without ever leaving the market.
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3967 Oxford Reily Rd. | 9 - 6:30 PM Monday - Saturday, 10 - 5 PM Sunday
The Schwab Family Farm Market is decked out for fall, with a beautiful display of mums, pumpkins, and other various other plants and gourds outside their charming red barn market.
They also, of course, still have an array of fresh seasonal produce inside including apples and corn. Peruse their colorful selection and pick up some apple cider or jars of jam while you're at it.
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The local Tuesday and Saturday Farmers Market is the only one that takes place completely outdoors, so it provides the perfect opportunity to put on your favorite flannel and get some sunshine while you shop.
Seasonal produce at market includes winter squash, dried “maize” corn, and apples. And of course you'll also find flowers, pumpkins, and other assorted gourds.
And don't forget, you can order produce ahead of time on the market's eCommerce site and pick up your order at the Tuesday market.
Where: 28 E. High St.
When: Mon - Fri 11 AM - 7 PM, Sat 10 AM - 7 PM
Sun 12 - 5 PM
The Apple Tree doesn't just have a beautiful painted window that changes to match to seasons. They also have a large selection of fall decor and cozy items.
In addition to their Pumpkin Dulce and Simmered Cider candles, which smell as delicious as they sound, Apple Tree also has mugs, plates, and baby clothes that are all fall-themed from Halloween to Thanksgiving with pumpkins, turkeys, and quotes about being thankful.
Where: 107 E. Church St.
When: Tues - Sat 4 PM - 10 PM
Books & Brews is where you go to enjoy a board game and a good drink at the same time. And this year they also have some seriously cute fall items for sale.
Their little gnomes, with their pumpkins and striped orange shirts, are perfect for your book shelves or tabletops. Books & Brews is also selling spooky candle holders and tiny pumpkin pots for your equally tiny succulents.
Where: 304 W. Collins St.
When: Mon - Sat 9 AM - 7 PM | Sunday 11 AM - 4 PM
In addition to the Shademakers Nursery on Fairfield Rd. there's a newer location on Collins St. near uptown. This location is their Garden Center where you can purchase trees, planters, seeds, and more.
This fall the Shademakers Garden Center is ready for all of your decorating needs, with a beautiful selection of pumpkins, mums, and bulbs. Head inside for adorable home decor like ceramic gnomes holding gourds and autumnal-themed wooden signs for your walls with sayings like "Give Thanks."
Where: 15 W. High St.
When: Mon - Sat 10 AM - 9 PM, Sun 12 - 6 PM
Wildberry is well known for their wall to wall selection of colorful, quirky items. They're even better known for their incredible incense.
Stop by the store and pick up some incense that will fill your home with the sweet scents of fall. We recommend Pumpkin Spice (of course), Simmering Cider, Clove, Apple Crisp, and Cinnamon.
Where: 6 N. Beech St.
When: M/Tues/Th 11 AM - 8 PM
Fri/Sat 10 AM - 10 PM
You're Fired has ceramic pumpkins, gnomes, sugar skulls and more that will look great throughout your home. The best part? You get to customize them first.
You're Fired is Oxford's paint-your-own-pottery studio, meaning you'll take a seat and paint your fall pieces before you take them home.
There are also classes being offered throughout fall so you can create wall hangings and signs. Spaces fill up quickly so check out the calendar and sign up!
Juniper (9 E. High St.) has a selection of soft sweaters, mittens, scarves, and more to keep you warm and stylish this fall. And don't leave the store without checking out their hand-warming mugs. Trust us.