Shopping Guide

As devotees know, there’s a lot more to shopping than snapping up an item and slapping down a piece of plastic. The shopping experience encompasses everything from diversions such as movie theaters and craft shows to surprises such as live entertainment and rock-climbing walls. The following descriptions aim to capture the ambiance of different shopping venues in the Greater Phoenix area—ranging from small, quaint historic districts to large, contemporary "destination malls" where you can shop, eat, and be entertained.

CENTRAL

Back to top

BILTMORE FASHION PARK

A popular, relaxing, and elegant open-air center in a parklike setting. At Camelback Rd. and 24th St. Includes: Saks Fifth Avenue • Papyrus • Jo Malone London • Calypso St. Barth • Ralph Lauren • Ann Taylor • Pottery Barn • Vera Bradley • Apple Store • J. Crew • Citrine Natural Beauty Bar

CAMELBACK VILLAGE CENTER

A charming, upscale open-air shopping plaza. At the northeast corner of Camelback Rd. and 44th St. Includes: Kiss Me Kate • Alixandra Collections • Carter's Men's Clothing • Schmitt Jewelers • Churchill's Fine Cigars • AJ's Fine Foods

PARADISE VALLEY MALL

This popular mall offers more than 120 shops and an outdoor patio for relaxing. On the northwest corner of Cactus Rd. and Tatum Blvd. Includes: Dillard's • Kay Jewelers • Things Remembered • Express • JCPenney • Macy's • Abercrombie & Fitch • Aveda • Payless ShoeSource

THE SHOPS AT TOWN & COUNTRY

Relaxed and casual, this open-air center offers an eclectic collection of shops. At Camelback Rd. and 20th St. Includes: My Sister's Closet • Well Suited • Nordstrom Rack • Trader Joe's • Potbelly Sandwich Works

UPTOWN PLAZA

A hip and modern open-air retail destination, just off the light-rail stop. At Camelback Rd. and Central Ave. Includes: Frances • Manor Shoes • Muse Apparel • Salon Estique • Local Nomad • Scott and Molly's • Lou Malnati's

DOWNTOWN

Back to top

ARIZONA CENTER

A sleek, modern open-air center in the heart of downtown Phoenix. On Van Buren St. between 3rd and 5th Sts. Includes: New York & Company • Avir Jewelry • Flag & Sports World • Moriah II Nail & Spa • 1130 the Restaurant • 24-screen movie theater

CITYSCAPE

A lively open-air center offering an eclectic mix of boutiques, restaurants, bars, and entertainment. Spanning Central Ave. between Washington and Jefferson Sts. Includes: Charming Charlie • Urban Outfitters • Repose Salon and Spa • The Arrogant Butcher

MELROSE DISTRICT

A stretch of 7th Ave. known as "the Curve," this area harbors funky, one-of-a-kind shops with retro wares, vintage threads, and 19th-century antiques. Along 7th Ave. between Camelback and Indian School Rds. Includes: Retro Ranch • Twigs and Twine • Figs Home & Garden • Melrose Vintage • Cleo and Clementine

ROOSEVELT ROW

This downtown enclave is home to a burgeoning arts scene and locally owned shops. Located on Roosevelt St. between 7th St. and Central Ave. Includes: Made Art Boutique • Bunky Boutique • Lawn Gnome Publishing & Bookstore • Coolin Out • Revolver Records • Carly's Bistro

EAST

Back to top

AVENUE OF THE FOUNTAINS

This downtown area features a main-street feel, including a shaded corridor of shops. Along Avenue of the Fountains between Saguaro Blvd. and La Montaña Dr. Includes: Fountain Hills Artists Gallery • Sami Fine Jewelry & Unique Gifts • Fountain Hills Design • All American Sports Grill

HIGH STREET

This mixed-use center offers upscale living, shopping, and dining with a decidedly cosmopolitan flair. Located at 56th St. and Loop 101 in Phoenix. Includes: Almond Tree Wedding Boutique • Abode Fine Living • 42 Saint • Fuschia Spa • Kona Grill • Blue Martini

KIERLAND COMMONS

This "urban village" provides upscale shopping with designer fashions and exclusive brands. Located at Scottsdale Rd. and Greenway Pkwy. in Scottsdale. Includes: White House/Black Market • Rock Star Gallery • Ann Taylor • Crate & Barrel • Sur La Table • Anthropologie • J. Stephens • 7 For All Mankind

LA MIRADA

Shopping takes a sophisticated turn at this chic collection of galleries and boutiques on the northeast corner of Pima and Pinnacle Peak Rds. in Scottsdale. Includes: Desertique • Pane e Vino • The Dress • Del Adora Linens • High Desert Rugs & Furnishings • Rascal's Ranch • Mastro's Steakhouse

LINCOLN VILLAGE SHOPS

This quaint outdoor center features high-end shops and noteworthy restaurants. On the southwest corner of Lincoln Dr. and Scottsdale Rd. Includes: Trader Joe's • AJ's Fine Foods • My Sister's Closet • Well Suited • Rancho Pinot

MARKET STREET AT DC RANCH

This open-air center offers specialty boutiques and distinctive restaurants. Located on the southeast corner of Pima Rd. and Thompson Peak Pkwy. Includes: Airpark Bikes • I Boutique • Baby Lux • The Herb Box • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

OLD TOWN SCOTTSDALE

Imbued with the flavor of the Old West, this cozy, relaxed district offers a remarkable array of shops. Near the intersection of Indian School and Scottsdale Rds. Includes: Bischoff's Shades of the West • Saba's Western Wear • Atkinson's Indian Trading Post • Old Town Tortilla Factory

PINNACLE AT SCOTTSDALE

This Spanish Renaissance-style mall offers more than 30 retailers and a variety of restaurants and eateries. At the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Pinnacle Peak Rds. Includes: Bennett Fine Jewelry • Diva Divine Boutique • Hornacek's House of Golf

PLAZA FOUNTAINSIDE

Stroll through this one-of-a-kind, 25,000-square-foot plaza. Off Saguaro Blvd. between El Lago Blvd. and Avenue of the Fountains. Includes: Spike's Treats • Fountain Cycles • RK Gallery of Fine Jewelry • Cardsmart • Grapeables Wine Bar • Euro Pizza Cafe

SCOTTSDALE 101

A power center for shoppers, complete with high-end stores and a movie theater with one of the area's largest screens. Located at the southwest corner of Loop 101 and Scottsdale Rd. Includes: Ethan Allen • Bed, Bath & Beyond • PGA Tour Superstore • Babies 'R' Us • Potato Barn • The White Chocolate Grill

SCOTTSDALE AIRPARK

This bustling business center, clustered around Scottsdale Airport, holds literally hundreds of stores. On Scottsdale Rd. just south of Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Includes: Casa Del Adorno • Tierra Del Lagarto • Canyon Falls Spa & Salon • Thingz • Fiesta Furnishings

SCOTTSDALE ARTS DISTRICT

This arts district consists of two areas–Marshall Way and Main St.–contributing to Scottsdale's reputation as a great arts destination. Extends eastward from 69th St. to Scottsdale Rd. and northward from 1st St. to Shoeman Ln. Includes: Wilde Meyer Gallery • Pejman Fine Art • Xanadu Gallery • The Legacy Gallery • Calvin Charles Gallery

SCOTTSDALE FASHION SQUARE

This center is undoubtedly one of the Southwest's premier destinations for upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment. At Scottsdale and Camelback Rds. Includes: Prada • Neiman Marcus • Gucci • Nordstrom • Tiffany & Co. • Jimmy Choo • H&M • Lacoste • Louis Vuitton • Burberry • Kate Spade New York

SCOTTSDALE QUARTER

This open-air urban lifestyle center offers boutiques, restaurants, and nightlife. At Scottsdale Rd. and Greenway Pkwy. Includes: Express • Apple Store • H&M • Sephora • Lululemon Athletica • West Elm • L'Occitane • Free People • Calvin Klein Performance • Warby Parker • Urban Outfitters • 8-screen movie theater

SCOTTSDALE SEVILLE

Exclusive and charming, this shopping center offers a distinctly Southwestern shopping experience. At the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Indian Bend Rds. Includes: Betteridge Jewelers • Draper's & Damon's • Azadi Fine Rugs • Ruth's Chris Steak House

SCOTTSDALE WATERFRONT

An upscale, open-air center offering fine urban shopping, dining, and living. At Scottsdale and Camelback Rds. Includes: Urban Outfitters • Creamistry • Primp & Blow • David's Bridal Collections • High Point • Olive & Ivy • P.F. Chang's

SOUTHBRIDGE DISTRICT

This beautiful shopping destination places high-end boutiques in an elegant, open-air setting, surrounded by courtyards and fountains. At Scottsdale and Camelback Rds. Includes: The Garage • Nestldown • Oh My Dog Boutique! • Zoolikins • Cowboy Ciao

THE PAVILIONS AT TALKING STICK

This expansive outdoor shopping center houses 50+ shops and restaurants. At Loop 101 and Indian Bend Rd. Includes: Ross Dress for Less • Men's Wearhouse • Michaels • Target • Payless ShoeSource • Hobby Lobby • Toys 'R' Us

THE PROMENADE

This chic outdoor center features a variety of stores and restaurants. On the corner of Scottsdale Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Includes: Pier 1 Imports • Ulta Beauty • Nordstrom Rack • New Balance • Carter's • Cost Plus World Market • Stein Mart

THE SHOPS AT CHAUNCEY RANCH

This open-air center boasts 160 acres of assorted shops and businesses. Located at Mayo Blvd. and Scottsdale Rd. just south of Loop 101. Includes: The Container Store • Road Runner Sports • Ganem Jewelers • Destination Maternity • PetSmart • Gordon Biersch

THE SHOPS AT HILTON VILLAGE

This cheerful center presents an eclectic assortment of shops. Located on Scottsdale Rd. between Lincoln and McDonald Drs. Includes: To Be Continued • Dolce Boutique • Exclusively Big & Tall • Gotta Have It! • Chico's • Patrick James • Veneto Trattoria Italiana

THE SHOPS GAINEY VILLAGE

These linked outdoor plazas, built to resemble a rustic village, provide a blend of upscale shops and eateries. At Scottsdale and Doubletree Ranch Rds. Includes: Oliver Smith Jeweler • Designer Studio • Ritzy Rags and Shoes • Carine's Boutique • Diva • Paris Paris • Chez Vous CrÍperie

NORTHEAST

Back to top

CAVE CREEK

Explore the variety of antique shops and restaurants along the main street of this quaint Western town. Located along East Cave Creek Rd. between North Cave Creek and Tom Darlington Rds. Includes: The Lazy Lizard • Blue Coyote Gallery • Out West Interiors

DESERT RIDGE MARKETPLACE

Outdoors yet protected from the elements, this fun, 1.2-million-square-foot center offers something for everyone. Located at Tatum Blvd. and Loop 101 in Phoenix. Includes: American Eagle Outfitters • DSW • Kohl's • Pier 1 Imports • Barnes & Noble • Old Navy • 18-screen movie theater

EASY STREET

Take a stroll down what some consider the main street of Carefree, complete with galleries, shops, restaurants, and even a farmers market. Find Easy St. between Cave Creek and Tom Darlington Rds. Includes: Yahn's Jewelry • English Rose Tea Room • Wild Holly Gallery • Venues Cafe

SPANISH VILLAGE

Seasoned with the flavor of old Europe, this shopping oasis offers a refreshing change of pace with specialty shops and restaurants. Located at the intersection of Cave Creek and Tom Darlington Rds. in Carefree. D-19 Includes: J. Patrick Jewelers • Brix Wines • Desert Treasures • Sticks Cigar Lounge • Black Mountain Coffee Shop

SOUTHEAST

Back to top

ARIZONA MILLS

With more than 185 retail stores, entertainment venues, and restaurants, this shopping center provides an entertaining experience for the whole family. Located at the junction of I-10 and the Superstition Fwy. Includes: H&M • G by Guess • Nine West Outlet • Neiman Marcus Last Call • Chicos • Disney Outlet

CHANDLER FASHION CENTER

Attached to an outdoor village, this indoor shopping mall holds an impressive mix of retailers. Located on Chandler Blvd. at Loop 101. Includes: Nordstrom • Pottery Barn • Sephora • Express • Dillard's • American Eagle • Lego • Hot Topic • Lucky Brand • H&M • Coach • Paradise Bakery & Cafe

DOWNTOWN CHANDLER

Located in the heart of Chandler, this historic area features shops, restaurants, and a park. Between Chandler Blvd. and Pecos Rd. along Arizona Ave. Includes: Sibley's West • Blue Planet Outdoors • Saba's Western Wear • San Tan Brewing Company • Vision Gallery

DOWNTOWN MESA

The six-block area of Main St. offers a variety of shops, restaurants, and award-winning museums. Along Main St. from Country Club Dr. to Mesa Dr. Includes: Antique Plaza • History By George • Dickson's Jewelers • Milano Music Center • Prime Cut & Sew

FIESTA MALL

Casual and upbeat, this enclosed destination mall in the heart of Mesa houses 100+ merchants. Located directly off the Superstition Fwy. at Alma School Rd. Includes: Journeys • Sears • Dillard's Clearance Center • Bath & Body Works • Claire's • Sunglass Hut • Champs Sports

MESA RIVERVIEW

An oasis of 1.3 million square feet of retail space with a bit of something for everyone. At Dobson Rd. and Loop 202. Includes: Bass Pro Shop • Bed Bath & Beyond • Kirkland's Home • Ski Pro • Famous Dave's

MILL AVENUE DISTRICT

With more than 30 boutiques and shops, you can do some great shopping in youthful downtown Tempe. Extends from University Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy. Includes: Urban Outfitters • Cactus Sports • Yucatecan Imports • Old Town Books • Divaz Boutique • The Shoe Mill

PHOENIX PREMIUM OUTLETS

This village-style open-air center offers an upscale shopping experience with various designer outlet stores. Located at Wild Horse Pass. Includes: Levi's Outlet Store • Michael Kors • Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th • J. Crew Factory • DKNY • Quicksilver

POWER SQUARE MALL

This center is a quiet, friendly place to avoid the hustle and bustle of city life while doing some serious shopping. Off the Superstition Fwy. at the southeast corner of Power and Baseline Rds. Includes: VF Outlet • A Gift for Any Gal • Book Vault • Jera Art Gallery • Vitamin World • Old Charm Antiques • Bon Worth • Kitchen Collection

SANTAN VILLAGE

A relaxing, open-air center with something for everyone. Features fashions for men, women, and children, as well as dining and entertainment options. Located at Williams Field Rd. and Loop 202. Includes: Bath & Body Works • Dillard's • Barnes & Noble • Lane Bryant • Coach • Just Sports • Fossil

SHOPS AT RAWHIDE

Offering plenty of fun diversions in an Old West setting. Located at North Loop Rd. and 48th St. near the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa. Includes: Sweet Sally's • Rawhide General Store • Rawhide Mercantile • The Town Blacksmith • Magirk's Toy Store

SUPERSTITION SPRINGS CENTER

This family-oriented indoor mall with a gardenlike feel in the East Valley features nearly 150 shops. Located off Power Rd. on Hampton Ave. just south of Southern Ave. Includes: JCPenney • Dillard's • Half Price Books, Records, Magazines • Burlington Coat Factory • Payless Shoe Source • Sears • Bath & Body Works • Aeropostale

TEMPE MARKETPLACE

An impressive 1.3-million-square-foot center offering shopping, dining, and entertainment. Located on McClintock Dr. just south of Loop 202. Includes: Old Navy • Charlotte Russe • Victoria's Secret • Wet Seal • PacSun • Best Buy • Journeys • 17-screen movie theater

THE SHOPPES AT CASA PALOMA

Upscale arts, fashion, food, and more inhabit this inviting yet intimate "Mediterranean coastal" center. Located at the southwest corner of Ray and Priest Rds. just east of I-10. Includes: Philosophy • Sur La Table • Talbots • Coffin & Trout Fine Jewelers • Lash and Sugar Company • Grand Central Clothing

VILLAGE SQUARE AT DANA PARK

This open-air, Main Street shopping district has a bit of big-city flair. Located at Baseline and Val Vista Rds. Includes: Talbots • White House/Black Market • Chico's • Downeast Outfitters • Anthropologie • Kirkland's

WEST

Back to top

ARROWHEAD TOWNE CENTER

Enjoy more than 170 specialty and department stores and restaurants at this enclosed destination mall. At 75th Ave. and Bell Rd. Includes: JCPenney • Macy's • Dillard's • MAC Cosmetics • Sunglass Hut • Charlotte Russe • 15-screen movie theater

METROCENTER MALL

One of Arizona's largest shopping complexes with more than 100 stores and restaurants. At I-17 and Peoria Ave. Includes: Champs Sports • Dillard's Clearance Center • Sears • Foot Locker • Aeropostale • Charlotte Russe • 12-screen movie theater

OLD TOWNE/CATLIN COURT

These two adjoining historic districts evoke nostalgia for gentler times. Located between 59th and 57th Aves. and Myrtle and Glendale Aves. Includes: Country Maiden • Bears & More • The Cottage Garden • The Clock Makers • Papa Ed's Ice Cream • Everyone Loves Buttons, USA

OUTLETS AT ANTHEM

A vibrant outlet center in a colorful Mission-style courtyard setting. Twenty minutes north of Phoenix at I-17 and Anthem Way. Includes Nike Factory Store • Michael Kors • Tommy Hilfiger • J. Crew Factory • Gap Factory Store • Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store • Guess Factory • Calvin Klein Outlet

PARK WEST

This Western-themed, open-air shopping destination is also a hot spot for lively dining and entertainment. At 99th and Northern Aves. Includes: Chico's • Francesca's Collections • Vans • See's Candies • Victoria's Secret • Merle Norman Cosmetics • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar • 16-screen movie theater

TANGER OUTLETS

An exciting mix of national brands offering goods at discounted prices. Located at Glendale Ave. east of Loop 101, within walking distance of Westgate Entertainment District. Includes: Coach • Michael Kors • Oakley Vault • Nine West Outlet • Cole Haan Outlet • Calvin Klein • Rue 21 • Brooks Brothers Factory Store

THE MARKET AT ESTRELLA FALLS

A destination center featuring both trendy boutiques and department stores, as well as public art and lush outdoor spaces. Located north of McDowell Rd. between Pebble Creek Pkwy. and Bullard Ave. Includes: Old Navy • Shoe Carnival • La-Z-Boy • T.J. Maxx • Hand and Stone Massage and Spa • Petco

THE SHOPS AT NORTERRA

A 350,000-square-foot center filled with retailers, spa services, restaurants, and speciality shops. Located off 1-17 at Happy Valley Rd. Includes: Best Buy • Victoria's Secret • Dick's Sporting Goods • Charming Charlie • Bath & Body Works • Sauce Pizza & Wine • 14-screen movie theater

THE VILLAGE AT ARROWHEAD

An open-air, fashion-forward shopping center. Located just off Loop 101 on 67th Ave. Includes: AJ's Fine Foods • Rolf's Salon • Chico's • Roka Boutique • Talbots • White House/Black Market • Pei Wei Asian Diner

WESTGATE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

A vibrant collection of shops and restaurants tucked behind University of Phoenix Stadium and Gila River Arena. Located at Glendale Ave. just east of Loop 101. Includes: Just Sports • It'Sugar • Gallery Glendale • As You Wish Pottery • La Lady Boutique • 20-screen movie theater