7 Shopping Spots to Check Out in Little Rock

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Ready to shop ‘til you drop? Our city’s shopping scene has exploded over the last few years, giving you plenty of places to find great stuff.

For the best of the best, though, all you Little Rock newcomers should check out these seven spots for shopping in Little Rock.

The Promenade at Chenal

West Little Rock’s best spot for shopping has got to be The Promenade at Chenal. It’s an open-air shopping center with decorative architecture and beautiful landscaping.

From our location on South Bowman Road, getting to The Promenade should take you less than 15 minutes. Once you’re there, you will find stores like Anthropologie, Apple, DSW, J. Crew, J. Jill, LOFT, Lululemon, Nike, and Victoria’s Secret.

What’s great about The Promenade, beyond the amazing shopping opportunities, is the food! If you get hungry after an afternoon of shopping in Little Rock, check out Big Orange Burgers, Local Lime, Ohia Poke, or Yaya’s Euro Bistro for a great meal.

The Outlets of Little Rock

Can you appreciate a good deal? For bargain shopping in Little Rock, head over to The Outlets of Little Rock just south of The Pointe Brodie Creek off I-430.

Getting there should take you less than 10 minutes, and there’s always plenty of parking.

This outlet mall has stores like Banana Republic Factory Store, Book Warehouse, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Chico’s Outlet, Clark’s Place, Cole Haan, Converse, Express Factory, Gap Factory, H&M, Lane Bryant Outlet, Levi’s Outlet Store, LOFT Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, The Children’s Place, and more.

If you feel like doing something fun after a day of shopping, go see a movie (You can order food and drinks while you do it!) at the Movie Tavern. It’s conveniently located just behind The Outlets.

Park Plaza Mall

Do you prefer a more traditional mall setting? Park Plaza Mall is where you want to go shopping in Little Rock.

It’s very easy to go to Park Plaza Mall from The Pointe Brodie Creek and should take you only about 15 minutes. Just take I-630 over to University Avenue, and you’re there!

Park Plaza Mall has all kinds of shops to explore, including stores like American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Claire’s, Dillard’s, Eddie Bauer, Express, Foot Locker, Forever 21, Gap, Journeys, Kay Jewelers, LensCrafters, New York & Company, Pandora, Sephora, Spencer’s, Talbots, Vans, and Zales.

Then, just across the street, there is another great place for shopping in Little Rock…

MidTowne Shopping Center

For more upscale shopping and dining in Midtown Little Rock, you have to visit the MidTowne Shopping Center. It’s elegant, open, and full of stores.

Chico’s, Francesca’s Collection, Jos. A. Bank. Pottery Barn, The Container Store, Ulta Beauty, White House | Black Market, and Williams Sonoma can all be found there.

Plus, there’s great food to enjoy there, too! Big Orange Burgers, Cantina Loredo, and (of course) Starbucks are the most popular spots for everything from a snack to a delicious dinner.

But if you’re looking more to relax after your shopping excursion, schedule yourself a massage at Massage Envy.

The Heights & Hillcrest

Beyond the malls and shopping centers, you can also find some shopping at freestanding stores across all kinds of fun neighborhoods across Little Rock.

The first we recommend would be The Heights and Hillcrest, which are two adorable neighborhoods that sit on opposite ends of Kavanaugh Boulevard.

The Heights is home to shops like Ozark Outdoor Supply, Sissy’s Log Cabin, Southern Life, Steamroller Blues, Toggery, Tulips, and Woodsworth Books.

Down the hill into Hillcrest, you can always find cute stuff at Box Turtle and E. Leigh’s Boutique.

Downtown Little Rock

Want to venture Downtown for some shopping in Little Rock? You can’t beat the River Market area on a weekend.

On Saturday mornings, the River Market plays host to a farmer’s market where you can get tons of local produce and crafts.

Then, just down the street, you can find shops like 4square Café & Gifts, Fringe Clothing, and Rock Town River Outfitters. Check out the Explore Store in the Museum of Discovery, too!

SoMa

Just across I-630 from Downtown Little Rock is the SoMa district.

There, you can find funky and cool shops like Electric Ghost, Mozy Modern Mercantile, and The Green Corner Store.

Check out the store in the ESSE Purse Museum, too. It’s the only purse museum in the country, and the shop has all kinds of goodies.

Residents, here’s another shopping tip: don’t forget to check out the Marketplace in your resident app. If you’re going to be shopping in Little Rock or looking for deals online, we always have local and national discounts you can take advantage of in there!

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