Where to shop near BART | Holiday 2020

Editor's Note: Please wear a mask and keep a physical distance of at least six feet while riding the trains or visiting a shop in person. Before you go, use our Trip Planner to get estimated travel times. See BART's 15-step plan to safely welcoming riders here.
 
These businesses have been verified to be open and to offer in-store shopping. Many are operating with a reduced capacity and additional safety measures in place. Additionally, many offer free curbside pickup so you can avoid shipping time and expense. Visit each shop's website for more details.
 
Shopping locally has never been more important. Many merchants have been hit hard by the pandemic and they need our support to get through these tough times. Add a personal touch to the gift-giving experience and check out our holiday map with gift ideas up and down your BART line. Need a copy of the map to take on the go? Click here to download. 
 
12th St/Oakland City Center
Oaklandish
1444 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Nothing says I love “The Town” more than picking up one of Oaklandish’s iconic T-shirts. The store is a certified B Corp and donates a portion of its proceeds to local grassroots nonprofits committed to bettering the Oakland community.
 
16th St Mission
Roots
425 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
Get a gift that’ll last (if you remember to water it) at Roots in the Mission District, which specializes in indoor plants and terrariums.
 
19th St/Oakland
329 19th St, Oakland, CA 94612
Ethical, sustainable, local goods that are made in the USA, mostly in the Bay Area by artists and indie brands.
 
24th St Mission
Love & Luxe
1169 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Treat yourself or a special someone to one-of-a-kind, handmade jewelry. Nothing says “I love you” like some bling-bling.
 
Antioch
1344 Sunset Dr, Antioch, CA 94509
Now's the perfect time to get into biking and this shop has everything you need to get you down the road.
 
Ashby
1734 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, California, 94703
For the vinyl enthusiast on your list.
 
Balboa Park (SF)
Ocean Cyclery
1935 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127
The Bay Area is home to many cyclists, and you’re bound to have some bike lovers among your friends and family. Ocean Cyclery sells gifts like cycling shoes, fashionable bike bags and of course, bikes! Gift cards are also available for purchase.
 
Bay Fair
Bayfair Center
15555 East 14th St, San Leandro, CA 94578
With retailers such as Target, Ulta Beauty, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Macy's all within a few minutes of each other, you're bound to check off a few people on your gift list. 
 
Berryessa/North San José
1590 Berryessa Rd, San Jose, CA 95133
120 acres of shopping, activities, and food vendors.
 
Castro Valley
Castro Village Shopping Center
Village Drive, Castro Valley, CA 94546
Treat yourself or your family to a creative art class at Aran's Color & Glaze, or shop for jewelry, gifts and sweets. 
 
Civic Center/UN Plaza
Reliquary
544 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Located in Hayes Valley and established in 2011, Reliquary has objects of desire that are old, new and inspired for that special person on your list.  
 
Coliseum
Oakland A's Merch and Tickets
7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621
Have an A's fan on your list? Shop for merch and sign up to get the latest news on getting tickets for the 2021 season, scheduled to begin April 1, 2021.
 
Colma
Bad Axe Throwing
30 Hill St, Daly City, CA 94014
Feel like throwing something? How about an axe? Reserve a private lane for you and your crew. Gift cards are available.
 
Concord
Rockin Robbies East Bay Music
1835 Colfax St, Concord, CA 94520
Is learning to play a new instrument your New Year’s resolution? Want to begin your little Mozart’s musical career? Pick up any instrument at Rockin Robbies and maybe some ear plugs for when your budding musician is practicing.
 
Downtown Berkeley
Amoeba
2455 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Amoeba has been supplying Berkeley locals with music since 1990, and has become a legendary place for music fans in the Bay Area and beyond. You can find CDs, vinyl, DVDs, merchandise and more.
 
Dublin/Pleasanton
SF Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr., Livermore, CA 94551
Premium BARTable retail therapy. Need we say more? Board the Wheels Bus Route 14 to the Outlets.
 
El Cerrito Plaza
See’s Candies
160 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530
A one-pound box of chocolate won’t hurt you or a loved one. You know you want to.  
 
Embarcadero
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Building, One, San Francisco, CA 94111
It’d be difficult to walk out with just one gift after a trip to the Ferry Building Marketplace. Merchants such as Book Passage, Stonehouse California Olive Oil, and Health Ceramics have gifts galore.
 
Fremont
39261 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
Shopping, dining, and entertainment...what more do you need?
 
Fruitvale
Fruitvale Village
3340 E 12th St Ste 1, Oakland, CA 94601
Located adjacent to Fruitvale Station, this shopping center includes a bike shop, jewelry store, and outdoor vendors.
 
Glen Park
Bird & Beckett Books
653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 9413
Book worms will dig Bird & Beckett Books’ eclectic selection of books, vinyl and postcards. Plus, stop in for one of their open mic jazz nights — it won’t disappoint.
 
Hayward
Books on B
1014 B St, Hayward, CA 94105
Visit this independent bookstore that’s all about the community. There are new, used, quirky and rare reads here, along with Books on B swag like T-shirts, mugs and pint glasses.
 
Lafayette
Learning Express Toys
3568 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549
Find some educational and fun toys for your little ones. Bonus points: Learning Express Toys offers free gift-wrapping.
 
Lake Merritt
472 Water St, Oakland, CA 94607
Shopping, dining, and entertainment are better along the waterfront.
 
MacArthur
Marcus Books
3900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609
The nation’s oldest Black-owned independent bookstore has been in Oakland since the 70s.
 
Millbrae
Bacchus Wine Shop
25 Hillcrest Blvd, Millbrae, CA 94030
A nice bottle of wine is always a welcomed gift.
 
Milpitas
447 Great Mall Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035
More than 200 outlet and value stores with wares ranging from jewelry to women's apparel to sporting goods.
 
Montgomery St
Minamoto Kitchoan
648 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94104
This is a go-to spot to find high-quality, imported Japanese confections, such as mochi, cakes and cookies. You can buy single items or choose from the store’s various gift box sets.
 
North Berkeley
Spun Sugar
1611 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
Come enjoy the sweet life and grab some gifts for your loved ones who enjoy baking. There are also supplies for cake decorating, sugar art and chocolate and candy making.  
 
Orinda
Orinda Books
276 Village Square, Orinda, CA 94563
Get all of the small town feels and support this local bookstore that has titles for the whole family.
 
Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
Buy Buy Baby
3250 Buskirk Ave. Ste 300A, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Know any parents who are expecting? Or ones who already have a new baby in their family? If so, they’ll surely love a gift from Buy Buy Baby, which has a wide assortment of baby gear, furniture, clothes, toys and other supplies.
 
Powell St
Westfield San Francisco Centre
865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Endless shopping options can be bad for your wallet, but so much fun for the holidays!
 
Richmond
321 23rd St, Richmond, CA 94804
Legendary baked goods including holiday cakes, wedding cakes, birthday cakes, edible image cakes, cupcakes, and more.
 
Rockridge
Shops along College Avenue
Walk up and down College Avenue and find a variety of local businesses to support.
 
San Bruno
The Shops at Tanforan
1150 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066
Hop off BART and enter retail therapy.
 
San Leandro
Pelton Plaza
110 Pelton Center Way San Leandro, CA 94577
One of the first open malls in California. Take a stroll, shop and get your grub on.
 
Union City
Daiso
1785 Decoto Rd, Union City, CA 94587
If you don’t know about Daiso yet, you should. It’s a Japanese variety-store chain with housewares, toys, stationery, decorations, bento supplies, gifts and Japanese snacks for very cheap prices.
 
Walnut Creek
Broadway Plaza
A long day of shopping from a wide variety of stores awaits you.
 
Warm Springs/South Fremont
46260 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539
Just like Times Square...in Fremont.
 
West Dublin/Pleasanton
Stoneridge Shopping Center
1 Stoneridge Mall Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588
Shop until you drop.
 
West Oakland
The Crucible
Give the gift that can’t be re-gifted: classes in glass blowing, blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, jewelry, ceramics and more.

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