Cool Places & Spaces

Specialty Shops

Cahoots Soap Co.

All-natural soaps handcrafted individually.  13 different varieties available, as well as natural sugar scrubs, bath bombs, and gift sets.  Open M-F 11am-6pm.

Echo Public Art Gallery

Echo Art Gallery seeks to be a catalyst for art awareness, appreciation and integration in the community.  We want to engage, enlighten and inspire you by providing interactive art. Fine art for your walls, business, office, and home. Classes available, let us host your next party. Thurs 12pm-6pm, Fri 12pm-7pm, Sat 11am-5pm.

Hopping Creations Candle Co.

We are a family company that specializes in hand-pouring natural soy and coconut soy candles here inside our studio. We believe in creating a clean quality candle using all natural wax, no dyes, lead-free cotton wicks, and Phthalate-free perfume oils. Wax melts also available.  We take pride in developing unique bold delightful scents along with…

Jigsaw Junction

Everything puzzles! Check out our adult interactive puzzles, 3D puzzles, kids area with interactive puzzles and games. Work on a jigsaw puzzle at our community puzzle table. Escape rooms available to book for fun with your friends and family. Melissa & Doug puzzles available for purchase. Tue-Thurs 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm.     photo credit:  Robert…

Knit ‘n Purl Yarn Shop

Knit ‘n’ Purl is in a beautiful country setting where you can get away from the busy city. Yarn, needles, accessories and more. Come out and enjoy a peaceful environment while you knit. Bring a friend! We love seeing new faces. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been knitting all your life or just beginning, we…

Mama Pearson’s Soaporium

Everything we sell is locally handmade -whatever your bathtime desires, we have you covered. Amazing handcrafted soaps, whipped body butters, body butter bars, felted soaps, bath bombs and shower tabs.  Shaving soaps, balms, oils and waxes.  Tues -Fri 12-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm.  Shop Local!

Marion Cycle Works

All your bicycling needs in one shop in downtown Marion, Indiana.  If you ride a bike, you’re a cyclist, and we’re here to provide quality service.

Marion Music & Sound

All your musical needs under one roof!  In the heart of downtown Marion, Indiana, you’ll discover music, instruments, and knowledgeable staff. We can help you find the musician that lives in your soul. Lessons available.

Mississinewa Cigar Company

A classic cigar shop and lounge in Gas City.  We offer premium cigars, cigar lockers, and premium cigar accessories.  Offering fine bourbon, scotch, whiskey, wine and local micro-brews. Everyone is welcome over the age of 21. M-Thurs 12pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 1pm-5pm.

Player’s Gear

We’re built upon the idea that enjoying making music is the single greatest catalyst to making good music. We offer guitars that play well right out of the box. Our refurbished guitars may have some cosmetic imperfections, but they all have a good setup and good tone. We have acoustic, electric, and slide guitars. Gig…