Top Northstar Village Shops You Won't Want to Miss


At Northstar Village shops, you'll find great winter gear—but you'll also find everything from unforgettable gifts to toys and souvenirs.

Posted on January 5, 2024

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If you're planning on vacationing in Northstar, be sure to get in some retail therapy by visiting some of the amazing Northstar Village shops. Whatever you're looking for, you'll discover that Northstar Village stores offer a wide variety of great items for everyone. From top-of-the-line gear and clothing to fun souvenirs, you'll find everything you need to make your vacation even more enjoyable. 

Many of these Northstar Village stores are open year-round, but some may operate on a seasonal basis. Before you leave, be sure to find out ahead of time if they're going to be open during your stay. 

True North 

Considered Northstar's official ski retail shop, True North is located in the heart of the village, just across from the Northstar Roller Rink. As a one-stop shop for everything you need for your ski vacation, True North specializes in premium equipment, apparel, and accessories. So whether you're looking for coats, boots, or other ski or snowboarding essentials, True North has you covered. 

True North also has a location within the Ritz Carlton, where there's a "try before you buy" program that allows you to demo a pair of skis for up to two before you buy them, so you can put them through their paces on the slops and ensure they are right for you. 


As one of the leading name brands in protective eyewear, Oakley is known for its tough, high-quality sunglasses and snow and ski goggles. 

Located downtown in Northstar Village, Oakley has an extensive array of sunglasses specially created for handling bright solar glare at high altitudes. 

Oakley's protective eyewear provides UV or impact protection, so you'll have that added layer of safety whenever you're outdoors. You'll also find snow and ski goggles that are tough enough for the slopes yet comfortable enough to wear all day.  

Northstar Logo Co. 

Looking for the perfect souvenir? You'll find lots of Northstar stores with great gift items, including Northstar Logo Co. Located in the village, this fun shop has every type of logo souvenir imaginable, from tees and posters to hats and stickers. 

There's also a handy assortment of essentials you'll need for the slopes, including retractable pass holders, patches, maps, and even lens cleaners for your glasses or goggles. And best of all, every item has the Northstar logo, so you'll always be reminded of your ski vacation. 


As the official snowboard shop of Northstar Resort, Butterbox has an abundance of top-brand snowboards, from classic favorites to cutting-edge latest designs. 

Located along the lower path of Northstar Village, Butterbox also offers a wide variety of snowboarding essentials, including outerwear, boots, bindings, and accessories. 

If you're not sure what to buy, Butterbox has a "try before you buy" program that allows you to test a board before you purchase it. If you decide to buy, Butterbox will give you a store credit of up to two days' rental price toward a new board. And to make things even easier, you can reserve your rental or demo board online. 


As aficionados know, Burton is famous for its top-quality snowboards. At Burton in Northstar Village, you'll find not only an impressive display of snowboards but also a large selection of boots, bindings, and accessories. Burton's expert staff members can outfit you so you're ready to hit the slopes in no time, whether you're a newbie or an experienced shredder. 

In addition to its rental program, Burton has a demo program that allows you test boots or snowboards before you buy. And to save time, you can even reserve your rental or demo equipment online in advance. 

The North Face 

Located in the village across from the Northstar Ice Rink, The North Face offers a wide selection of durable winter gear and outerwear for kids and adults of all ages. As one of the most iconic names in winter wear, The North Face provides products that are tough enough for the roughest winters and the most adventurous ski vacations. And if you're planning a spring or summer biking or hiking vacation, The North Face has a complete line of lightweight clothing and outerwear that will keep you cool and comfortable throughout the warmer months. 

In addition to clothing, you'll find a choice selection of gear and accessories for skiing, snowboarding, biking, hiking, and all kinds of outdoor activities, designed for a wide range of skill levels. 


Conveniently located slopeside in Northstar Village (across from the Northstar Ice Rink), Patagonia has a large selection of apparel, fashions, and accessories for your adventure vacation. You'll find quality ski and snowboard outerwear, plus warm coats and tough gear for hiking and biking. Patagonia specializes in rugged, fashion-trending clothing, outerwear, and accessories for people of all ages, from babies to adults. 

In addition, Patagonia is famous for its commitment to sustainable living, so you can rest assured that your purchases have been designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible. 

Northstar Village shops are staffed with experts who can help you find exactly what you need to make your adventure vacation a memorable one. And if you're planning to hit the slopes, don't forget to get your Epic Pass, which allows you to have unlimited access not only to Northstar, but also to nearby Heavenly Resort just an hour away. Be sure to visit to find out more about Northstar's famous stores, ski and snowboarding activities, outdoor recreation, restaurants, and exciting nightlife.