Franklin County Visitors Bureau is teaming up with tourism partners to showcase the wonderful businesses and unique destinations that are located within Franklin County.

This edition of Tourism Partner Spotlight features Hip Gypsy Emporium located at 2168 Mont Alto Road, Chambersburg PA in the former Duffield Elementary School.

Hip Gypsy Emporium is a totally unique and exciting place to shop!  The emporium has an eclectic atmosphere focusing on living an “enchanted” and “true” lifestyle offering unique home & garden décor, boho clothing & jewelry, teas/honeys/curds, essential oils/healing energy stones, windchimes and handcrafted Pollyannas, soaps & fragrance to include Inis (of Ireland), fairies/gnomes/mermaids, angel and oracle cards, Christmas shop and a variety of gifts.  Water is always available for hot tea sampling.  It is a must-see store with something for everyone!

Hip Gypsy also hosts the Magical Mystery Tour with live music festivals, primitive camping during Karmafest on Labor Day Weekend, Tea Tastings, Connecting to Spirit with Stacey and allows grounds to be utilized for community functions.

During the COVID19 pandemic, go virtual shopping via the Facebook page Hip Gypsy Emporium at Duffield or  Parking lot pick up or local delivery is available.  Visiting hours at the emporium are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 PM, contact them via Facebook private message or email for additional information.

In business since November 2014, the Hip Gypsy Emporium combines sisters Lori Lashley’s business, ZuZu’s Petals and Stacey Niedentohl’s business, Out of My Trunk as well as a few other individual vendors into one great emporium in the former Duffield Elementary School.  This combination provides a kindred spirit’s treasure trove and houses many artisan crafted pieces supporting small business, artists, American Made and Fair Trade.  Fair trade merchandise benefits causes such as fighting child trafficking and education of women in third-world countries.

Visit Hip Gypsy virtually today but plan to visit in person once pandemic restrictions have been lifted.  It is a one of a kind shopping experience that you will want to visit often!

Tourism Partner Spotlight by Becky Kellerman.