Armory Marketplace

Shoppers in Armory Marketplace

Visit Armory Marketplace for great shopping, classes, workshops and much more!

The Armory Marketplace, located directly behind the Armory on Main Street, is a bank of garages which the Town of Bel Air has rehabilitated into business incubator suites. The suites are available for new and emerging businesses that have the end goal of moving to a Bel Air storefront in mind. Business incubators offer an advantage to entrepreneurs as they provide a storefront opportunity with reduced rate leases while the business owners build their business models and strengthen their financial standing.  Follow us on Facebook!

The Town of Bel Air is proud to receive the following awards in recognition of Armory Marketplace:

Suite 101: Busy Bee Boutique

Busy Bee Boutique has closed its location at Armory Marketplace.

Bee Bee Boutique offers personalized products for every day and special occasions!  Owned by Alex Jaimes, Busy Bee Boutique provides a wide variety of products such as tumblers, coffee mugs, hats, t-shirts and accessories that will help you tell your story or serve as the perfect gift.  In addition to offering high quality, cash and carry items, Alex specializes in working one on one with customers to help customers design unique items where they are part of the design process.  Orders are also available for shipping.  For more information about their products and service, visit their website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram

Busy Bee Boutique Owner in store

Suite 102: Explorganics Plant Shop

Explorganics has closed its location at Armory Marketplace.  Products, workshop and plant design are available through

Explorganics Plant Shop, owned by Shannon Greaver, is a houseplant boutique that carries not only a wide variety of plants but also everything you need to take good care of them.  Shannon offers a diverse selection of plants in all sizes and restocks her inventory weekly with great new products.  In addition, she carries plant food and beautiful  container options that will help any houseplant thrive.  Great for gift giving or for your own home.  As though beautiful plants weren't enough, Shannon also features a few other locally made products including jewelry and signature scent candles. Don't have a green thumb?  No worries!  Workshops will be offered on a variety of topics to help even the most novice among us.  For more information about products and services offered by Explorganics Plant Shop, visit their website or follow them on Instagram or Facebook.  

Explorganics earned an Honorable Mention in the Best of Harford Gift Shop category in 2022!


Suite 103:  Kindred Spirits Vintage  

Kindred Spirits Vintage, owned by Jenna Curro, is a vintage clothing store that curates clothing that allows each of its customers to express their own unique style and to express their individuality.  Offering a wide variety of clothing and accessories from across a span of decades, items are one of a kind.  In addition, the store will offer select pieces of vintage housewares and furniture. Whether you have been donning vintage clothing for years or you are new to seeking out unique pieces, Kindred Spirits Vintage offers a high level of customer service to help you find just what you are looking for. For more information about Kindred Spirits Vintage, follow them on Instagram or visit their Depop page to see what's new.

Kindred Spirits Vintage

Suite 104: Harford Artists Gallery

 Harford Artists Gallery serves as a permanent tenant anchoring the north end of the Arts and Entertainment District. The gallery hosts bi-monthly exhibits which feature a wide selection of original artwork in a variety of mediums. In addition, the gallery also offers workshops for association members as well as the community. Find additional information on their website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.  

 Harford Artists Gallery earned an Honorable Mention in the Best of Harford Art Studio / Gallery category in 2022!


Suite 105: Old Line Mercantile

Old Line Mercantile, owned by Charmayne Sturla, carries a line of hand-made and upcycled home décor that is perfect to add a little pizzazz to any home! With a wide range of products that changes seasonally, it is a go-to spot for gifts at any time of year plus they carry a line of Maryland themed products year round.  Because they often use repurposed items to create their products, many are one-of-a-kind and can even be personalized to suit your needs. Keep your eye on their Facebook page for creator workshops to help you learn a new skills or for a fun night out with friends! Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more info! 
Maryland Products - Old Line Mercantile

The Town of Bel Air welcomes inquiries from business owners interested in getting their start in Armory Marketplace. Interested applicants may call the Town of Bel Air Department of Economic Development at 410-838-0584 for more information about the application process.

 Graduates include:

Kore Bootcamps, 102 North Main Street, Bel Air

REB Records, 4 North Main Street, Bel Air

Ferrari Frame & Design, 302 North Main Street, Bel Air

Love Evolution Studio, 130 North Bond Street, Bel Air

Funding for the project was provided in part by:

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Community Legacy Program,

Harford County Office of Community  and Economic Development, Community Development Block Grants

The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation