Welcome to Chameleon Shoppes
Love the way you shop with Chameleon Shoppes! Chameleon’s mission is to connect, incubate, and accelerate BIPOC and women entrepreneurs as part of a movement to create a vibrant and inclusive Downtown Minneapolis.
Chameleon Shoppes is an initiative that helps connect local small businesses with retail space in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. This includes short-term pop-up and long-term spaces. Current Chameleon Shoppe are located in Gaviidae Common, IDS Center, Baker Center and the Young-Quinlan Building.
With a bold, bright and brilliant collection of vendors, you’ll be sure to find that perfect gift for someone special or a perfectly wonderful treat for yourself. You’ll also be doing good in the world by supporting women- and BIPOC-owned businesses.
Holiday Village at Young Quinlan
This holiday season, join The Black Market Events, The Roho Collective, and Strive Bookstore for a month-long holiday market celebrating BIPOC joy, success, and creativity, on the street level of the historic Young Quinlan Building at 901 Nicollet Mall. Featuring 40+ local artists, makers, authors, and chefs, as well as a full schedule of special events, The Holiday Village highlights collaborative entrepreneurship and a community-oriented shopping experience. Visit the village and experience the gift of true joy. The market is supported by the Chameleon Shoppes initiative of the mpls downtown council. Chameleon’s mission is to connect, incubate, and accelerate BIPOC and women entrepreneurs as part of a movement to create a vibrant and inclusive Downtown Minneapolis. >> Learn More
Located: Young Quinlan Building – 81 S. 9th Street
Dates: November 25 – December 24
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm, Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm
B’YOUtique,LLC is a brand inspired by the desire to encourage individuality through the expression of one’s unique personal style. We understand that accessories have the ability to transform any ensemble from ordinary to extraordinary instantaneously and your style is about you, your personality and unwavering confidence. Our focus here is to provide unique style pieces, that we carefully source through various manufacturers, independent designers and vendors.
Located: Baker Center – 733 Marquette Avenue S., Suite 205 (Skyway Level)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 am – 4 pm
Coconut Whisk Café
Coconut Whisk is a mission-driven vegan & gluten-free food brand that help busy families create healthy indulgences & positive kitchen experiences. Our yummy-tasting baking mixes are easy-to-make, dietitian-approved, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, non-GMO and made without preservatives or artificial ingredients. From pancakes to mug cakes to cookies, we make sure to create products that are better-for-you yet indulgent.
Located: Young Quinlan Building – 81 S. 9th Street, Suite 120 (Street Level)
Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 9 am – 3 pm
Tiangy Designs caters to women who have an ethnic flair, and enjoy wearing well made purses, clothes and accessories. All Tiangy designs are handmade from Ankara fabric in Nigeria.
Strive Publishing, LLC
Strive Publishing is a social enterprise with the mission to inspire community collaboration in publishing stories to heal, teach, learn, and earn, while building an ecosystem that embodies a rich Black culture and heritage. The Strive Bookstore features books by local Black authors and is the community’s go-to resource for ordering books that inspire and connect across cultures. Bookstore events support the Strive Publishing mission, while building cross-cultural connections.
Located: IDS Center – 80 S. 8th Street, Suite 254 (Skyway Level)
Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm
Uniquely Global offers clothing, spices, cosmetics, fabrics and statement art pieces for any home. UG Finds are chosen by our team, in the featured country. In effort to support demand, we have also included access to wholesalers lower the cost to you and still providing unique products. Uniquely Global provides cultural authentic handmade products from across the globe.
Located: Gaviidae Common – 651 Nicollet Mall, Suite 207 (Skyway Level)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm