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Shopping

Shopping locally is important to support a vibrant sustainable Tucson economy. Independent businesses are unique enterprises that contribute to the character of our community by offering a diverse selection of goods and services with a personal touch. It matters to them that you are satisfied and will come back again!

233 Tucson Metro Area and Pima County business listings in the Local First Arizona directory.

Uniquely Tucson map showcases Tucson’s locally owned businesses, heritage destinations, and historic buildings along the future Modern Streetcar route.

Downtown continues to be an economic center for the Tucson area; it is the seat of city and county government, and is the regional center for state and federal government; it is home to three corporate headquarters; and is near the geographic center of Tucson's population.

4th Avenue started out in the early 1900s as an everyday shopping district for railroad workers, today it's a six-block stretch home to nearly 100 independently owned businesses. This downtown historic avenue is an inviting hodgepodge of vintage and modern clothing boutiques, bookstores, eateries and art galleries. Find out more here.

Downtown Arts District is an eclectic mix of sidewalk cafés, bars, vintage and gift shops, theaters, and diverse galleries hosting numerous arts and cultural events throughout the year.

Old Town Artisans is located downtown in a 150 year old adobe building encompassing an entire City block, with shops and galleries featuring fine art and crafts from hundreds of local regional artists, as well as restaurants and a courtyard featuring live entertainment.

Lost Barrio shopping district isn't so much lost as it is hidden, just three-quarters of a mile from downtown. The best way to find the Lost Barrio is to take Broadway to Park Avenue (two blocks east of Euclid Boulevard), and turn South.

Main Gate Square has over twenty restaurants alone surrounded by retail shops, spas, bars and live music venues including a lush courtyard that often hosts block parties and other events.

Mercado San Agustín (MSA), Tucson’s first public market.  Opening this fall, the 18 small businesses in the mercado represent the authentic culture of Tucson. Mercado San Agustín  is located at the corner of the Avenida del Convento and Congress Street, this beautiful 15,000 square foot green building is part of Tucson’s expanding city center.

Other Shopping in Tucson

The Bridges is a master-planned, 350-acre development in south central Tucson. Anchored by University of Arizona’s 60-acre Biosciences Park and 108-acre destination retail, the Tucson Marketplace, The Bridges will include approximately 700 residential homes developed by KB Home/US Lennar Homes. It is a catalytic development. With the grand opening of Costco Wholesale last month, and Walmart this month purchasing $4.4 million in vacant property at the site, The Bridges has lived up to developers promise to provide economic and community benefits to the City of Tucson.

Broadway Village. Rediscover the heart of Tucson at A 1939 Joesler & Murphey creation, it was not only Tucsons’ first suburban shopping center but a neighborhood destination for families to gather and shop. Find it at the corner of Broadway and Country Club – Broadway Village carries the pulse of Tucson in its timeless design and regal sense of place.

Broadway Boulevard is a Gateway Corridor that connects the east side of Tucson to the downtown, along a network of vital activity centers, and bordering a variety of established residential neighborhoods. The urban texture along Broadway is varied and includes residential uses, historic buildings, strip commercial, and neighborhood and regional commercial uses. In addition, the Broadway Corridor is one of busiest east-west transit corridors in terms of daily ridership.

Park Place Mall! Experience the southwestern hospitality. Shop an incredible selection of stores, enjoy a variety of dining options and spend some quality time with your family in the Children’s Play Area and 20 screen Movie Theatres!

El Con Mall,Tucson’s first regional shopping mall, houses numerous retailers and theaters with stadium-style seating.

Campbell Avenue hosts a mix of restaurants, retail shops and service professionals to suit the needs of your home, pet, health, hobbies and even for special occasions.

Oracle Area business corridor - a key gateway corridor in Tucson's downtown core. The City of Tucson is actively planning this area to encourage the development of employment options, more services to meet surrounding residential needs, social and recreational opportunities.

Tucson Mall, a premier shopping and entertainment destination.  You can shop at over 200 specialty shops and four department stores, and find unique treasures on Arizona Avenue, a collection of specialty boutiques devoted to art, gifts and jewelry from Arizona.

Fort Lowell Furniture District offers fine home furnishings for every room in every style.

Plaza at the Williams Centre (Southwest corner of Broadway Blvd. and Craycroft Rd
In the shadow of Tucson’s eastside corporate and financial center, this sophisticated plaza features jewelry, gifts, frames, elegant-to-casual men’s apparel, footwear, bicycles, a coffee shop, a cake boutique, restaurants, and a nightclub.

Crossroads Festival (Northeast corner of Grant and Swan Rd)
Find bed and bath accessories, men’s and women’s clothing shops, a cigar shop, an art store, a coffee shop, a grocery store, restaurants, salons, a nail and reflexology salon, a six-screen movie theater, and other specialty stores.

Plaza Palomino (Southeast corner of Swan and Fort Lowell Rd)
You’ll enjoy shopping, fine dining, and relaxing among tiled courtyards and fountains in a hacienda-like setting. Shops include women’s apparel, antiques, an art gallery, specialty stores such as a leather-goods shop, and restaurants.

El Mercado Shoppes (Southeast corner of Broadway Blvd. and Wilmot Rd)
This unique mercado offers restaurants, a salon and day spa, a florist, clothing and jewelry stores, and other specialty shops.

La Plaza Shoppes (6530–6548 E. Tanque Verde Rd. near Grant Rd)
A diverse mix of shopping opportunities, featuring several restaurants, fine boutiques, a stationery store, art galleries, a home decor shop, and a salon.

Santa Fe Square (7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd. near Grant Rd)
This pueblo-style shopping center features a large art gallery, museums, a hair salon, a bike shop, a fitness studio, an Eastern European restaurant, and more.

Trail Dust Town (6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd. near Grant Rd)
A replica 19th-century Western street with wooden sidewalks and Wild West stunt shows, a kiddy train, Museum of the Horse Soldier, and a central plaza with a gazebo. Restaurants include a steakhouse and a café. Specialty stores feature exclusive gifts, including whimsical toys and antiques; period photographs; fine art; home accessories; and gourmet hot sauce, chocolate, and candy.

Full area listings can be found at http://www.tucsonhomemagazine.com/resources/shoppingguide.html