Shopping While In Scottsdale Arizona
Scottsdale has several shopping malls, each with its own unique vibe and variety of stores. One of the most popular shopping destinations in the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. Fashion Square features more than 200 stores, including luxury brands like Coach, Jimmy Choo, and Tiffany & Co., as well as upscale department stores like Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. Old Town Scottsdale is a mix of Southwestern architecture filled with galleries and studios that showcase Native American artifacts and modern art alike. From there you can stroll over to Kierland Commons for an upscale outdoor mall experience with a variety of restaurants to pick from for dining or just to people-watch. The Scottsdale Quarter is another outdoor mall offering high-end shops such as True Religion Brand Jeans and Kate Spade New York, in addition to restaurants such as Kona Grill, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, and Ocean Prime.
Collector Car Auctions
Scottsdale is home to the Barrett Jackson Collector Car Auction and you can go shopping while in Scottsdale Arizona at one of the many car auctions that they have throughout the year. This is a huge event that draws thousands of visitors to the city each year. The auctions are held at the Westworld of Scottsdale and there are many hotels nearby that will cater to your needs if you come for this or any other event. Due to Scottsdale’s position as an “auto destination” there are a number of car shows, parades, and events throughout the yea.
The Barrett Jackson auction is also broadcasted nationally on both Speed Channel and Velocity Channel so even if you aren’t able to make it out for this great experience you can still enjoy all the action from home!
Antique shops are located all over Scottsdale and can be found in shopping malls and independently owned stores in old buildings. Some antique shops specialize in furniture, toys, jewelry, or other collectibles. One of the best places to shop for antiques in Old Town Scottsdale, where many of the city’s original businesses are still housed in historic buildings. This 160-year-old shopping district has more than 80 antique dealers, offering everything from vintage kitchenware to rare Native American art. The shops along Marshall Way, 1st Street, and Main Street offer an eclectic mix of items ranging from Victorian furnishings to rare coins and collectible spoons.
Gardens and Farmers Markets
And that’s the beauty of Arizona. If you’re looking for a city with a wide array of options, Scottsdale is a great place to go. It’s Arizona’s second-largest city, but it has beautiful architecture and an active arts scene. There are many more restaurants than can be listed here, but these ten should give you a good idea of what to expect as far as food choices are concerned:
- Bottega Louie
- Pho Zone
- La Hacienda de Agua Dulce
- Malibu Farm
- Blue Corn Cafe and Bar (great drinks and burgers in addition to the delicious tapas appetizer dishes they have on the menu.)
- Twisted Root Burger Co. (for their awesome burger creations.)
- The Smoke Shack (for their awesome burgers that I’m told is better than Blue Corn Cafe.)
- Pizzeria Bianco (for whatever cheese pizza they’ve got going on there.)
- Alfredo’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar (for their tasty pasta dishes).
Own a piece of history
If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind piece of history to add to your home, then Scottsdale is the place for you. You will be able to find a wide variety of antique stores scattered all over the city. Some are specializing in furniture, while others sell books and artwork from the 1800s. There is also an abundance of shops where you can purchase handmade goods that have been created using techniques passed down through generations.
You will not have any trouble finding antiques to fit your budget either; there are many different options available ranging from affordable pieces at consignment stores, highly-priced items in upscale boutiques or even online auctions where bidding starts out low and goes up gradually over time until someone wins them by paying more than anyone else did before they stopped bidding on it!
There is plenty to do shopping in Scottsdale Arizona
Shopping is a big part of the culture in Scottsdale Arizona. The shopping malls in the city are well known for their selection of designer stores, boutiques, and specialty shops. Collector car auctions draw thousands to Scottsdale every year. Antique shops offer a chance to own a piece of history. The city is also known for its gardens and farmers’ markets.
Scottsdale Arizona has been called the west’s most western town, but today it has become one of America’s most cosmopolitan cities with more than 80 art galleries, world-class museums, upscale shopping centers, and some of the southwest’s finest resorts.
Scottsdale Arizona is filled with an abundance of shopping opportunities that range from upscale malls to American Indian trading posts.
Scottsdale’s west side borders Phoenix which result in two major metro areas being connected by six miles of restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping districts along Camelback Road between 24th street (the east border between Phoenix and Scottsdale) and 32nd Street (the west border between Phoenix and Scottsdale).