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Create on the Avenue

The historic Bank Block area of Grandview Avenue offers a unique mix of shopping, dining, and multiple hands-on experiences designed with groups in mind. Click here to download our Create on the Avenue itinerary

Groups can begin their exploration of Grandview Avenue by visiting local favorite Stauf’s Coffee Roasters. Sip and stroll enjoying coffee, loose-leaf brewed tea, or a house-made smoothie.

Follow the aroma of 100+ fragrances to Candle Lab Grandview. Learn about their quality, long-lasting candles, blend your favorite essential oils and create your own custom candle. Enjoy wine or cocktails from their bar featuring Grandview’s own Watershed Distillery spirits. Duration 30–60 minutes.

Traveling with a group larger than 16 people? We suggest following the Candle Lab experience half of your group proceed to The Smithery while the remaining explore Grandview Ave.

Across the street at The Smithery: artist made goods your group will begin the Make & Take/Shopping Experience. Participants will be provided with tools and guidance to learn metal stamping, resulting in the creation of their own combination of charms, pet tags, keychains and more. Before departing shop their store featuring artists from all over the world. Duration 60–90 minutes.

Following the Smithery’s experience, groups can now begin shopping Grandview Ave. Remaining members of your group can begin metal stamping.

We are happy to connect you with group friendly area businesses and customize an itinerary to fit your specific interests and schedule. Contact us directly at 614.453.4295 or brian.cheek@destinationgrandview.org


Vernacular Home
Discover a variety of on-trend home décor and accessories.

Shop the boutique’s carefully curated fashions.

Cub Shrub
Find the perfect children’s toy or apparel with the help of their knowledgeable staff.

The Avenue Steak Tavern
Enjoy cocktails and appetizers at their cozy full-service bar.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Grab a sidewalk seat while enjoying a scoop of your new favorite flavor.

Grandview Theater
Choose from 40 beers on tap while enjoying Grandads’s Pizza, a local classic.

Balboa and Grandview Café
People watch while dining outside at either of these restaurants’ large outdoor seating areas.

The Wine Lounge at Spagio
Relax and enjoy small plates paired with flights of wine and ales.


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