GMRENCEN Holiday Headquarters: Detroit Pop-Ups, Holiday Caricatures And Selfies With Santa

Shop Detroit this season at our inaugural Holiday Headquarters pop-up shopping event inside the GMRENCEN in Tower 300, Level One, overlooking the GM Wintergarden. Kicking off on Tuesday, Dec. 8, this four-day event will open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and feature eight local Detroit businesses, bringing everything from handmade jewelry and woodwork to gourmet nuts, chocolates, popcorn, candies and pet merchandise.


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And because this is the season of giving, attendees will have access to complimentary treats and services throughout the week. Mark those calendars:


Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Five minute massages courtesy of Corporate Mind & Body Spa

Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sample Apple Truffles from Edible Arrangements

Thursday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Live music from singer/guitarist Amy Andrews

Friday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Holiday-inspired caricatures



Here’s your 2015 Holiday line-up:



3Dogs1Cat is an urban pet shoppe and destination of choice for the hip and quality conscious pet lover. Pet owners can find unique, eclectic and affordable merchandise in a welcoming, relaxing and friendly environment. 3Dogs1Cat provides the highest quality pet merchandise from local craftsmen, artists and trusted, established vendors.







Eskimo Jacks Artisan Cookies + Ice Cream serves made-from-scratch cookies and ice cream at food carts, events and in several markets in the metro area.







Firebrand Candle Company creates soy candles named after Detroit streets to represent its rich history and culture, bringing a positive light to the city.








Germack Pistachio Company offers a full line of gourmet nuts, chocolates, candies and dried fruit.







Good People Popcorn


Good People Popcorn is a family-owned gourmet popcorn shop offering a variety of flavors from caramel and cheese mix to white cheddar salsa.






McClary Bros

McClary Bros. uses locally-sourced produce to create handcrafted drinking vinegars, traditionally known as “shrubs” that make quality mixers for sodas and cocktails.





Rebel Nell


Rebel Nell was started with the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. They make jewelry from unique local materials, while providing a transitional opportunity for women in Detroit.





Two Stix 5 StonesTwo Stix 5 Stones specializes in original handmade knit fashion forward items, accessories and art. Creations are limited edition and one-of-a-kind with fibers of cotton, rayon, wool, and silk, specializing in tweeds.





Woodward Throwbacks


Woodward Throwbacks is a reclaimed woodworking company salvaging wood found in Detroit during bike rides, walks or city drives, this company handcrafts bottle openers, beer carriers, signs, kitchen décor, furniture and more.




Once you’ve finished browsing their selections (and hopefully crossed off a few items on your gift list) take your purchases and receipt to Level One in Tower 300 for complimentary gift wrapping. Available Monday thru Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Gift Wrap



Then cap off your holiday experience with a selfie with Santa. He’s set-up shop on Level A in the GM Showroom and is available for photos from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Saturday.




Both Santa and holiday gift wrapping are available through Dec. 23.