Treat a Loved One to an Incredible Gift From One of the Top 13 Souvenir Shops in Pittsburgh

Who wouldn’t want to take home a little reminder of their time spent in Pittsburgh?

Whether you visited the Steel City for business or pleasure, it probably made an impression on you. The friendly people, the food, and the sports teams all have a way of making those who visit fall in the love with the city. Or perhaps you know a Pittsburgher who had to move away-- check out these stores to pick them up a little reminder of Pittsburgh.

Main image courtesy of PennLive. 

This list is full of places you can be sure to find that special gift-- for yourself or even for a friend or family member-- that will always make you smile.

GiftYa personalized gift cards are accepted at all the stores on this list-- and many more throughout the city. Sending an electronic card is the easiest way to show someone you care-- and it’s always sure to be a perfect fit! You won’t have to worry that the recipient could lose it either-- there is no physical card. Instead, the balance gets linked to their bank account. How easy is that!

The Pittsburgh Fan

‍Because no one can have too many Pittsburgh sports apparel!

Check out The Pittsburgh Fan for all of your essential Pittsburgh get up! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

206 Federal Street | North Side |

This place is full of everything a fan could want-- from t-shirts and hoodies, to authentic jerseys, and even hats, mugs, and keychains-- you are sure to find anything you need for Pittsburgh’s number one fan.

There are also some great bar items like glassware, stools, and signs that would enhance any bar or game room. If you know someone that just bleeds black and gold, this should be your first stop.

“Stopped in to purchase some gear. Staff was friendly and helpful. Even recommended some places to visit before the game.” - Yelp Review

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Welcome Pittsburgh Information and Gift Shop

Get some information on the city, and treat yourself to one of its Pittsburgh gifts as well!

Welcome Pittsburgh Information and Gift Shop is the perfect place to go to see the latest Pittsburgh gifts to give to loved ones! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

120 Fifth Avenue | Downtown |

Welcome Pittsburgh is on the first floor of the Fifth Avenue Building in Downtown Pittsburgh.

It is designed so that you can just walk in off the street and get some information about Pittsburgh-- and possibly some gifts.

The friendly staff would be happy to point you in the right direction of any of the amazing Pittsburgh attractions. Be sure to take a look around the store too-- it’s full of cute novelty items like ornaments, glasses, and books. Like most stores in Pittsburgh, it also has Pittsburgh sports items as well.

“Wandered into the visitor center and gift shop...and met David. He was so helpful and knowledgeable. He took the time to tell us about fun places to visit with history and fun facts.” - Yelp Review

Kards Unlimited

Seriously funny cards that are just meant for sharing with friends! 

Kards Unlimited is your place to go to for the funniest cards for any occasion and even other fun little gifts to give to loved ones! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

5522 Walnut Street | Shadyside |

You’ve got to stop into Kards Unlimited and check out their eclectic selection of gifts.

They offer some of the most unique cards you’ll ever see-- you might just pick one up for yourself as well! Take some time and  browse through their huge selection-- and try not to laugh too loud as you read the cards.

Kards Unlimited might specialize in cards, but they also have a huge selection of board games and puzzles-- as well as an array of wonderful bath items. Make sure to stop in, located right in the heart of Shadyside shopping.

“This is my go-to place to go if I'm looking for a creative gift. It's a one-stop gift shopping experience...Books? Check. Cards? Check. Fancy soap? Check.” - Yelp Review

Love, Pittsburgh

Shop local and take home a unique piece of Pittsburgh with you!

Love, Pittsburgh is the perfect shop for cute Pittsburgh-themed gifts suited for anyone! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

301 Shiloh Street | Mt. Washington |

Support local shops and at the same time declare your love for Love, Pittsburgh!

They have two shops-- one in the heart of downtown PIttsburgh and the other in Mt. Washington near the Shiloh Street shopping. These stores feature unique and one-of-a-kind designs by local Pittsburgh artists and craft-makers.

The owners wanted to connect shoppers with the artists, and their store is full of all kinds of items you can’t find anywhere else. Featuring apparel, candles, jewelry, stationary, and ornaments-- you’ll definitely find the perfect gift here. Plus you’re supporting local artists when you shop!

“Great little shop if you're looking for unique things regarding Pittsburgh! So much to look; cards, shirts, photographs, mugs and jewelry.” - Yelp Review

The Frick Museum Gift Store

‍If you’d prefer a book over a t-shirt, consider this little museum gift shop!

The Frick Museum and Gift Store is your place to get some of the most elegant gifts for loved ones! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

7227 Reynolds Street | Point Breeze |

Located next to the Frick Museum, The Frick Museum Gift Shop is a great place to stop after admiring the mansion, museum, and gardens.

It’s easy to spend a day on the property that wealthy industrialist Henry Clay Frick once called home-- and many visitors like to spend some extra time browsing the shop.

If you’d like to bring something home to remember it by, the museum shop is sure to have just what you’re looking for. Full of all kinds of books, art prints, apparel--  and even handbags-- the gift shop is a great place to pick up a gift for yourself or someone you love.

“The gift shop has a wonderful selection of items. This is a Pittsburgh gem!” - Yelp Review

Laurie’s Hallmark Shop

A gift store staple, this Hallmark has unique Pittsburgh-themed gifts!

Laurie’s Hallmark Shop sells Vera Bradley and other amazing gifts if you’re stuck looking for something different to get someone! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

1200 Fifth Avenue | Downtown |

Laurie’s Hallmark Shop is a bustling shop located in downtown Pittsburgh.

Like other Hallmarks, it is just full of all kinds of thoughtful gifts. If you know someone who is an ornament collector-- why not pick up a special ornament of Pittsburgh?

Or perhaps you know someone who would like another piece of Pittsburgh-- like a book or a wine glass? Not to worry, because they have those as well. It’s a great place to get some momentos, especially if you’re just in the city to visit.

“Most amazing store in downtown Pittsburgh! The customer service is fantastic and the manager is always happy to go the extra mile to help you get what you need.” - Yelp Review

Cynthia’s Cards and Gifts

More than just cards, this store has all kinds of cute ideas for gifts!

Come check out Cynthia’s Cards and Gifts for some truly unique and one-of-a-kind gifts that change with the seasons! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

301 Grant Street | Downtown |

Cynthia’s Cards and Gifts offers so much more than cards-- although they do have quite a selection of those as well. It’s a popular spot for visitors to stop in-- it’s conveniently in downtown Pittsburgh-- and browse their wares for a unique souvenir.

From ornaments, to stuffed animals, to candles, this little shop really packs in a variety of items. Featuring the designs of lots of local artists as well, you’ll have no problem finding something you just fall in love with.

“It’s great for a treat for yourself or for an indulgent gift of international chocolates. And, you can pick up the perfect card while you’re there, too!” - Google Review 

Culture Shop

This cool shop in the South Side is bound to have something you’re looking for!

Culture Shop is a unique store in the South Side of Pittsburgh featuring lots of beautiful jewelry you’ll fall in love with! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

1602 E. Carson Street | South Side |

The Culture Shop is located in the very hip Pittsburgh neighborhood of the South Side, and it’s always full of shoppers looking for something a little different.They feature  some very boho apparel-- long skirts, tye dye shirts, hats, and bags-- some made by local Pittsburghers as well.

Make sure you stop and look at the jewelry cases-- there are some exquisitely designed pieces sure to be a conversation starter. If you need to restock on candles or incense this is a great place to do so-- they selection of both is huge!

“One of my favorite shops in the entire city. Bohemian jewelry, clothing, and knick knacks galore! When in the South Side, no matter what I'm down there for, I make it a point to stop in.” - Yelp Review

Ten Thousand Villages

Support artisans from around the world who are working for a fair wage!

Go to Ten Thousand Villages where they sell lots of items from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and even the Middle East! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

5820 Forbes Avenue | Squirrel Hill |

When you’re looking for a gift or souvenir, why not support local artisans from around the world?

That’s just what Ten Thousand Villages seeks to do, and all the items-- jewelry, ceramics, and apparel-- in their stores are made by artists who get a fair wage for their work. Pioneers in the fair trade movement, Ten Thousand Villages has been around for over 60 years.

There are a network of shops all over the country-- including a shop in Squirrel Hill. Stop in and see what kind of unique items they have available!

“I have started to buy my gifts from Ten Thousand Villages because I love the items, the concept, and the volunteers! This is a place with great items that you can actually feel good about spending your money on!” - Yelp Review


Cards, shirts, jewelry, and more are sold at this gift shop!

Wildcard is a unique gift shop in Lawrenceville where they sell exclusive gifts made by local artists and crafters! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

4209 Butler Street | Lawrenceville |

Looking for one of the newest gift shops to check out in Pittsburgh? Why not come and check out Wildcard located in Lawrenceville today for a little bit of everything! From cards, jewelry, shirts, magnets, and so much more, there is a treasure here for everyone.

Wildcard is known for focusing more on selling products from local artists and crafters that also make other unique things, such as buttons, wallets, original art, vintage products, and so much more. This is the perfect gift shop for you because it has a little bit of everything, so make sure to check out Wildcard today!

“Whenever I'm stumped on gifts to get for people, I go to Wildcard and somehow find the best gifts for everyone.” - Yelp Review 

Carol’s Confections and Souvenirs

Enjoy your time at a souvenir shop where customers are their top priority!

Enjoy some delicious homemade fudge, ice cream, and choose a Pittsburgh related gift at Carol’s Confections and Souvenirs! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

225 W Station Square | South Side |

There is truly no better place to go to than Carol’s Confections and Souvenirs in Pittsburgh for some beautiful and creative gifts and more! Carol’s Confections and Souvenirs is a small , family-owned business that sells t-shirts, candy, snacks, and other Pittsburgh related items.

Carol’s is mainly known for the delicious ice cream and fudge that they serve as well! They make their fudge right in the store and make flavors such as peanut butter, dark chocolate caramel and seasalt, cookies n’ cream, mint chocolate, chocolate walnut, and so much more. Why not check out Carol’s Confections and Souvenirs today!

“Not sure what is better- the ice cream, the fudge, or the service! So glad we found this awesome little shop.” - Yelp Review 

Art of Steel Ltd.

This gift shop holds lots of inventive art textiles, glass, and more!

Art of Steel Ltd is the perfect place to go to for incredible art textiles, glass, and steel gifts! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

2125 Penn Avenue | Strip District |

Looking for the perfect gift no matter what time of the year it is? Make sure to come and check out Art of Steel Ltd ASAP for some of the most unique and creative gifts that you can get for your loved ones. Everything from art textiles, glass, and even steel merchandise are sold here to make for a unique shop!

For many people, Art of Steel Ltd. is known for being the staple of Christmas time. With so many creative art pieces to choose from, your family will definitely enjoy all of the things that are sold here. Check out Art of Steel as soon as you can!

“Always has the coolest variety of stuff.  We make special trips to the strip from WV just to go there.  A staple for Christmas shopping every year, and generally awesome all year round!” - Yelp Review 

Kawaii Gifts

Love Japanese anime? Check out this unique store full of the best anime-related gifts!

Kawaii Gifts is the perfect gift shop to stop by and pick up anime stuffed toys, pencils, notebooks, and so much more! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

738 Copeland Street | Shadyside |

Looking for the best gifts for your anime-loving friends? Make sure to check out Kawaii Gifts located in Shadyside right off of Walnut Street! Kawaii Gifts is a truly unique shop featuring lots of stuffed animals, pencils, cards, notebooks, and so much more with lots of your favorite anime characters, such as Hello Kitty, Totoro, and even No Face!

Kawaii Gifts is an adorable shop that offers gifts perfect for any occasion no matter what time of the year it is. If you’re looking for a great gift to get a loved one, make sure to stop by Kawaii Gifts!

“Such a cute store. I want to buy everything, haha! The staff is very nice and I love the products they have in stock.” - Yelp Review 

‍Whatever gift you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find it at any of these stores. Whether you want a t-shirt or a mug-- or perhaps a scarf or a book-- these places have some of the coolest souvenirs in Pittsburgh.

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Trae Bodge

Trae Bodge is the shopping expert here at GiftYa. Trae helps people find the best deals and ideas on popular new items to purchase.

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