Women-Owned Businesses in Grand Rapids

Celebrating Women-Owned Businesses in Grand Rapids: A Tribute to Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, it’s time to shine a spotlight on the remarkable women-owned businesses that grace the streets of Grand Rapids. From chic boutiques to cozy coffee shops, these establishments not only contribute to the local economy but also add vibrancy and diversity to our community. Join me as we celebrate these trailblazing entrepreneurs and their contributions to our city!

Adored Boutique

Owned by Emily, Adored Boutique offers fair fashion apparel, shoes, and accessories with a purpose – to provide safe and dignified work conditions for individuals. Every purchase supports a life-changing impact.

Art of the Table

Nestled in Grand Rapids’ historic Wealthy Street business district, Art of the Table is a gourmet shop specializing in delicious products for entertaining, making life’s moments more memorable.

Books & Mortar

A proudly progressive and independent bookshop, Books & Mortar is committed to nurturing and empowering the community through literature and educational programs.

Brewery Vivant

The world’s first LEED certified microbrewery housed in a refurbished historic funeral home. Brewery Vivant promotes living the good life with European-inspired beers and locally sourced dishes.

Brush Studio

More than just a “Paint and Sip” class, Brush Studio offers a creative space for date nights, girls’ nights out, and family bonding. Their recipe includes paint, instruction, music, wine, and beer for magical results.


Encouraging women to feel comfortable and confident, Covet offers chic and effortless casual wear for real-life situations and body types.

Hopscotch Children’s Store: Founded by sisters Rachel and Chris, Hopscotch offers locally crafted products for children, inspiring creativity and exploration.

Kennedy’s Flowers & Gifts: More than just a flower shop, Kennedy’s offers an immersive experience with fresh flowers, inspirational gifts, and helpful staff ready to assist.

Happy Cat Café

A haven for cat enthusiasts and coffee lovers alike, Happy Cat Café partners with Fig and Friends Animal Rescue to create a safe, loving space for cats waiting for their forever homes.

Harmony Brewing Company

A home-brewer dream project turned Eastown staple, Harmony Brewing Company is known for its award-winning pizza and welcoming atmosphere.

Lee & Birch

Providing a personalized shopping experience, Lee & Birch offers high-quality clothing and accessories to leave every woman feeling confident and empowered.

Morning Ritual: A queer-owned coffee shop, Morning Ritual fosters community through coffee, conversation, and supporting local artists.

Parooz: Owned by Cathy, Courtney, and Brittany, Parooz Boutique Gifts offers a unique shopping experience with a selection of gifts for every occasion.

Pink Lemonade: Founded by Jill and Paula, Pink Lemonade specializes in unique gifts for children, home, and her, celebrating the art of gift-giving and life’s little joys.

LIMA United by Love

Created by sisters Linsey Jones and Maria Curtis in 2019, LIMA offers handmade candles and gifts, uniting, empowering, and giving back to the community.

Spirit Dreams

Committed to enriching spiritual life, Spirit Dreams provides seekers and practitioners with supplies and books to enhance their practice.

Sweet Details GR

Owner Vanessa specializes in bespoke desserts and confections at Sweet Details GR. With a passion for baking, Vanessa brings her Cuban upbringing and adult pursuit of baking to life in Grand Rapids.

The 12th House

Celebrating LGBTQ Pride year-round, The 12th House GR offers colorful and handmade gifts from local artists, spreading love and acceptance.

The Aroma Labs: Founded by Tanya Thompson Murphy, The Aroma Labs offers a creative experience for individuals to create their signature scents, adding a personal touch to everyday products.

The Counting House

Offering a moody and modern vibe, The Counting House provides quality collections for women, men, pets, and babies, creating a unique shopping destination.

These women-owned businesses are the heart and soul of Grand Rapids, enriching our lives and communities in countless ways. Let’s continue to support and celebrate their achievements, not just during Women’s History Month, but every day. Cheers to these incredible entrepreneurs and the mark they’ve made on our city!