Discover the Best Shopping Spots in Memphis and Surrounding Areas!

Memphis offers a diverse range of shopping destinations, catering to various tastes and preferences. Here’s a guide to some of the best places to shop:

1. The Wolfchase Mall

If you’re heading out east, Wolfchase Galleria is the largest shopping mall in the area. With over 120 stores, including major retailers like Macy’s and JCPenney, this is a go-to for those looking for everyday large brands. It also features a food court and a movie theater, making it a perfect spot for a day out. You’re also close to plenty of other shopping areas featuring nationally-recognized department stores, like IKEA.

2. Regalia Shopping Center

For a more upscale shopping experience, visit Regalia Shopping Center. Home to high-end boutiques, fine dining restaurants, and specialty shops, Regalia offers a luxurious shopping experience in East Memphis. If you’re looking for accessories or something special for a night out, shops like Indigo and Dazzle should be on your list. Need a quick bite? Owen Brennan’s, Belly Acres, and Sweet Lala’s are just a few out of the handful on restaurants located on site with plenty of additional spots nearby.

3. Saddle Creek Mall

Situated in Germantown, Saddle Creek Mall is known for its beautiful open-air layout and an impressive mix of national retailers and unique local boutique making it an ideal spot for a leisurely shopping trip. Don’t forget to stop by Nail Bar & Co. for a self-care moment in between store-hopping. Getting hungry? Local Lime and City Silo are great for a quick lunch, but, if you’re in the mood for something a little more upscale, Stoney River is right across the street in the other half of the shopping center.

4. Carriage Crossing

Located in Collierville, Carriage Crossing is an outdoor lifestyle center with a variety of stores, from fashion to home goods, along with several dining options. Its charming, pedestrian-friendly design makes for a pleasant shopping experience. In additional to the many major retailers, they recently completed their “Pop Local” initiative providing retail space to a handful of locally owned businesses and organizations. Learn more about the spots here and be sure to visit them in person!

5. Oak Court Mall

If you’re a lifelong Memphian, you probably have a childhood story about visiting Oak Court with your family! Oak Court Mall in East Memphis offers a mix of high-end retailers like Dillard’s and more casual locally-owned stores. It’s located just a couple of minutes away from the University of Memphis, Memphis Botanic Gardens, and Poplar Avenue, making it an extremely convenient spot to grab a last minute outfit!

6. Laurelwood Shopping Center

Located right across the street from Oak Court, Laurelwood features both major retailers and local boutiques. Whether you’re shopping big brands like Nordstrom Rack and grabbing a bite from Hopdoddy or Panera or you’re keeping things local at Frost Bakeshop or Babcock Gifts, there’s a mix of high-end, specialty, and casual shops for every vibe. Don’t forget to stop by Novel one of Memphis’ favorite locally owned bookstores!

7. Tanger Outlets Southaven

Just a short drive from Memphis, Tanger Outlets in Southaven, Mississippi, features a wide array of outlet stores offering great discounts on popular brands. It’s perfect for those looking for deals on name-brand items. If you’re looking for the perfect outfit for a show at the Landers Center or Bankplus Amphitheater nearby, you’re going to want to keep this spot on your list.  Also, the open-air layout also makes it a great location for getting in some “exercise” on a sunny day!

8. South Main Arts District

For a unique shopping experience, visit the South Main Arts District. Known for its vibrant arts scene, this area features eclectic boutiques, art galleries, and vintage shops, perfect for finding one-of-a-kind items. Shops like Walking Pants Curiosities or Stock and Belle have gifts, clothes, and accessories that you won’t find anywhere else. Finished shopping for the day? There are so many bars, restaurants, and patios to grab a drink or meal while you rest!

9. Cooper-Young+ Overton Square

Cooper-Young and Overton Square are two spots making up Midtown Memphis’ shopping areas! Cooper-Young describes themselves best: it’s where “history, art, culture, and cuisine all merge to create a lifestyle district all its own!” The neighborhood offers a variety of unique boutiques, antique stores, and specialty shops, making it a great spot for discovering unique treasures. Overton Square is not just a shopping destination but also a cultural hotspot. With a mix of retail stores, entertainment venues, and dining options, it’s a lively place to spend an afternoon or evening.

10. Broad Avenue Arts District

Looking for even more locally-owned businesses and galleries? Broad Avenue needs to be on your radar. In addition to shops like Mbabazi House of Style and T Clifton Art Gallery, there are plenty of spots to grab a meal or a quick treat. City and State is a perfect example of a boutique/coffee shop combo that’s great for both getting some work taken care of and a little retail therapy done while you’re at it!

Memphis’s shopping scene is as vibrant and diverse as the city itself, offering a blend of modern malls, unique boutiques, and charming outdoor centers. Exploring these shopping hotspots not only allows you to discover great products but also to experience the rich culture and community spirit of Memphis.

So, whether you’re a local or a visitor, make sure to carve out some time to explore these fantastic shopping destinations and immerse yourself in the diverse retail offerings of Memphis and its surrounding areas.

Happy shopping!

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