History of Craig's

Craig’s Emporium started as a small gift shop in the Paseo District. We’ve been around for over 25 years and have worked hard to create an eclectic and inviting space. We offer quality products and stellar customer service. We serve our community with honesty and integrity - even when the right choice isn’t the most profitable one. In our store, you’ll feel safe and welcomed, not pressured or swindled. You’ll always be served with love.

We take pride in procuring hard-to-find items, books, and curated gifts for our customers. Supplying you with hand-picked, high-quality merchandise is our focus. Our vast selection includes exceptional goods at a wide selection of price points. Craig’s Emporium is a palette – there are many things you’ll see but never buy. And that’s okay. Craig’s isn’t just a store. It’s an experience. Our space is created to enlighten, illuminate, and entertain.

The environment at Craig’s Emporium is always changing and adapting. There’s no thrill like taking a concept and creating a reality. Whether it’s unboxing our latest artifacts or inspiring people with our playful window displays, we’re here to elevate your shopping experience.

When we see our customers delight in a newfound item or something that brings a smile to their faces, we feel like we’ve done our job well. We love providing quality products and great service to our community and serving our generational customer base.

The Craig's Emporium Experience

When you arrive at Craig’s Emporium, you’ll be greeted warmly, and all of your senses will be engaged. The trickle of our waterfall, the fragrant incense, and the textured, colorful trinkets will inspire your curiosity. Be sure to grab an ice-cold, gourmet soda to enjoy as you shop, or take one with you on your way out.

If you haven’t guessed, we aren’t your basic gift shop! We travel the world and hand-select our inventory instead of relying on sales catalogs or websites. This means you get a curated assortment of goods to peruse to your heart’s content. In all our treasure-hunting travels, we’ve never seen another store that offers quality or variety like Craig’s.

Our team is friendly, knowledgeable, and can answer questions you might have. There’s a lot to explore, and we love helping our customers learn about the products and services we offer. You’ll see and experience things you won’t find anywhere else. There might even be things that are uncomfortable. But we’re here to engage in conversation that will inspire you and expand your consciousness.

As you exit the Emporium, the whispers of incense will waft out the door with you, and you’ll be ready to plan your next visit. There’s so much to see; you’ll have to come back soon!


Craig Travis: Vikings, Bears and an Unexpected Proposal

From the Newsroom: The Oklahoman
Published Jun 7, 2019 3:55 PM

Craig Travis, owner of Craig's Curious Emporium, talks about his life in Oklahoma City, his shop, and his random proposal to his fiancé.


“The band was formed in Early 2013 by Allison Eckfeldt and Brady Bledsoe. They combine Synthpop, Dark Wave and Electronic Dance.” Allison Eckfeldt is a former employee with Craig’s Emporium and managed to get a couple shots of the store in this music video. If this song catches your attention, you are more than welcome to visit their Facebook or website.

Craig’s Emporium grows curiouser and curiouser

Oklahoma Today Magazine
January/February 2020: The Oklahoma City Issue

Store owner Craig Coffin was included in the January/February issue of Oklahoma Today. The two-page spread highlighted the magical vibes that exude from Craig’s Curious Emporium on NW 23rd St and N Classen Blvd.

For a quarter of a century, Craig coffin has stocked his fantastical store with crystals, jewelry, decorations, and much more. Although Alex the Chinese crested rescue dog isn’t always on the premises, Craig’s Emporium patrons are sure to find the perfect gift or one of a kind novelty among the thousands of square feet of beautiful chaos.