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Gazebo's new location gives customers 'more of what they want'

Amy Millhorn Leonard • Dec 9, 2019 at 4:30 PM

There are many gems found in Downtown Kingsport, but one of those has been providing specialty items for area shoppers for over 43 years. That business gem is Gazebo Party & Gift Shop. In operation in the same location all that time at 225 East Market Street, current owner Jo-Rita Clayton found herself looking for a new home after the untimely sale of the building last summer. Now that she’s found that home, she wants to make sure customers know exactly where to find Gazebo Party & Gift Shop.

“We are still here!” Jo-Rita exclaimed. “We just moved across the street, but on the opposite corner at 238 East Market Street!”

Gazebo’s new bright turquoise door faces the corner.

“I have been getting many calls daily asking where we have moved to and I just tell them to meet me at the corner of Cherokee and East Market Street,” said Jo-Rita. “We love the new location! The move gave us a chance to really reorganize our stock to give our customers more of what they want. We still carry many items which cannot be found anywhere else in the Tri-Cities area.”

Love to give homemade cookies and candies as gifts? Gazebo Party & Gift Shop has everything to make those items even more special like Peter’s® Caramel, peppermint crunch and other candy add-ins, Merckens® chocolates in 1, 5 and 10-pound bags, a large variety of sprinkles, sugars, fillings, royal icing mixes and dusts, over 300 different candy molds and the area’s largest selection of cookie cutters to choose from.

For professional and amateur cake bakers and decorators, Gazebo offers a complete line of flavorings by LorAnn®, Superior and Crème Bouquet along with AmeriColor® food colorings and a variety of fondants and fillings.

“Gazebo has the largest selection of cake decorating tips in the region,” Jo-Rita said. They also stock cookie, cake and candy making utensils and the bags, boxes, boards, drums and more in which to place and display your goodies for gift delivery.

Gazebo Party & Gift Shop also has Wind & Willow cheeseball and soup mixes, Aspen Mulling® spices, Captain Rodney’s® Boucan cheese bake dip mixes and savory cracker seasonings to be used to make holiday party fare more sumptuous or as Christmas gifts beautifully packaged in gift bags also found at the shop. Gazebo is an authorized dealer for quality RADA Cutlery®. Gazebo has everything to make your Christmas gift-making and giving superbly special!

Interested in learning to make delicious and beautiful cakes, cookies and candies? Gazebo Party & Gift Shop offers classes. For more about classes and what Gazebo Party & Gift Shop has to offer, check out more on their Facebook page: Gazebo Party & Gift Shop. Or call Jo-Rita at (423) 245-0771. Make sure and visit this Downtown Kingsport gem at its new location, now at 238 East Market Street.

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