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Montana Gift Corral has been doing business in Bozeman for over 26 years. Their hard work and passion provides locals and tourists alike with a perfectly curated selection of Montana made and inspired gifts, home decor, keepsakes, food items, clothing, and so much more. When you step foot into one of their several local store locations, it's easy to see that their number one priority is their customers. Along with an informative website, custom gift-basket making, and other unique services, you're sure to bring home the perfect piece of Montana.
WHAT IS THE BEST PART OF BEING A SMALL BUSINESS IN THE BOZEMAN COMMUNITY?
The people! Not only our loyal customer base who continues to support us through thick and thin, but our wonderful team of staff who shows up to work every day, ready to solve problems and help our guests find the perfect gift.
WHAT'S THE STORY BEHIND OPENING YOUR STORE?
Montana Gift Corral was born in 1993, when Sharon Hopeman came home empty-handed after shopping for Montana souvenirs for her family back in Virginia. Over dinner in the Bozeman Hotel, she convinced her husband Bert, an experienced alpinist and aspiring shop-owner, to open not the climbing shop he had in mind, but a store with a wide range of Montana gifts. That year, the couple launched Montana Gift Corral in downtown Bozeman to unexpected success, selling out of key stock on the opening weekend.
Since then, Montana Gift Corral has continued a tradition of serving Montana-loving travelers and locals alike from its Main Street location, growing to include conveniently-located stores in the Gallatin Valley Mall, Wal-Mart, the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Lewis and Clark Caverns, and online at giftcorral.com.
Our stores owe their steady success to our hard working local employees, our treasured local artisans, state vendors and worldwide suppliers - and of course, our loyal customers. Thank you for supporting us for over two decades!
WHAT'S SOMETHING YOU WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT MONTANA GIFT CORRAL?
One offering we're really excited about is our suite of wedding services! From our easy-to-use gift registry to custom-label Montana-made huckleberry jams, we have plenty of unique wedding favors to make your wedding day special! Check out our registry options by visiting our website!
Plus, we're now offering FREE local delivery to Bozeman, Belgrade and 4 Corners areas!
We are following ALL sanitation, capacity and social distancing practices to keep you and our staff safe! Come stop by and have some fun at Montana Gift Corral! Now open at Gallatin Valley Mall Monday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Sundays 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM!