Richmond is the place to be for shopping. From grand shopping malls to specialized boutiques, Richmond offers a wide variety of goods to suit anyone’s fancy. Here’s some of what the city has to offer.
As Richmond’s oldest outdoor shopping area, Carytown offers a unique shopping experience. Covering several blocks of Cary Street, the renovated historic buildings, trendy shops, eclectic stores, lively restaurants and cafes invite people from all over Richmond to pack the sidewalks. Whether enjoying homemade ice cream, popping in one of the thrift stores or looking for a one-of-a-kind vase, there is always something fun to do in Carytown.
Libbie and Grove On the Avenues
Located in the West End, “On the Avenues” provides outdoor shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes all within a comfortable walking distance. Whether you are interested in a day of antiquing, picking up something for your child at one of the children friendly stores or getting a manicure and a quick bite to eat, you can rest assured that your experience will be a pleasant one.
Stony Point Fashion Park and Regency Square
Stony Point Fashion Park is a mix of fun, food and great shopping. Bringing such stores as Saks Fifth Avenue and Louis Vuitton to the Richmond area, the park offers an outside setting, creating a fun and open atmosphere for shoppers. Whether you want to browse through the stores or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the fantastic restaurants, Stony Point Fashion Park has it all. In conjunction with Stony Point Fashion Park is Regency Square, a 25-year tradition of shopping and enjoyment. Offering a diverse selection of stores, this mall continues to play a key role in the Richmond shopping experience.
Short Pump Town Center
Short Pump Town Center provides an atmosphere of sophistication with its wide selection of stores and restaurants. Offering a wide variety of stores, the center is a shopping treasure located in the West End of the city. Whether you are interested in shopping, grabbing a quick bite to eat or attending one of the center’s many events, there is something for everyone.
Chesterfield Towne Center
Chesterfield Towne Center, located in central Chesterfield County, offers more than 100 stores, including specialty shops. Sip on a cup of gourmet coffee while shopping for clothes, home furnishings and health products, among many other things.
Grocery Stores and Food Options
Richmonders never have to worry about lack of grocery options. Whether it’s visiting one of the national chains such as Kroger, Winn Dixie or Food Lion; buying organic foods at specialty stores like Ellwood Thompson’s Natural Market; taking home some international flavor from the European Market; or enjoying fresh, homegrown products from the 17th Street Farmers’ Market; all provide something to tempt any taste bud. And those are only a sample of what Richmond has to offer.
Richmond Grown: 17th Street Farmers’ Market
Located in historic downtown Richmond, this longstanding tradition of the open market provides fresh, homegrown products to the public. Shoppers can find anything from herbs, beef and poultry, cheeses, breads, oils and vinegars and more.
Richmond Organic: Ellwood Thompson’s Natural Market
Located in popular Carytown, this organic food grocery store provides a wide variety of foods for any palate. While grocery shopping, take a moment to browse their prepared food area, where you will find premade meals that you can eat there or grab and go.
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