Shopping in Tucson
From modern malls to fine Native American art and antique stores,
to south-of-the-border souvenir stands, shopping around Tucson
can be as easy or adventurous as you like. It's all happening
in and around downtown where a vibrant mix of galleries, dining
and performing arts opportunities are within convenient walking
distance of the Tucson Convention Center, many others are just
footsteps from the University of Arizona.Fourth Avenue Shopping District
Fourth Ave. between downtown and Speedway Blvd.
Shoppers looking for unusual, artistic gifts might begin their excursion in
the historic Fourth Avenue Shopping District, located between downtown and the
University of Arizona. Browse the more than 100 friendly shops, unusual second
hand stores (frequented by the likes of fashion designer Tod Oldham and actress Diane Keaton),
boutiques, galleries, restaurants and services. Historic trolley service is available along
Fourth Avenue to the University of Arizona's main gate.
Old Town Artisans
201 N. Court Ave.
For handcrafted Southwestern wares, visit Old Town Artisans—downtown in
the historic El Presidio neighborhood. This adobe complex occupies an entire
city block adjacent to the Tucson Museum of Art, and features shops that open into
a beautifully landscaped central courtyard and restaurant.
Main Gate Square
just west of the UofA campus, on University Blvd., between Park and
Shop and dine at 70 places. National and local shops
include clothing stores, a bike shop, coffeehouses,
a brew pub, a variety of eateries, service businesses,
and the Marriott University Hotel. Take the trolley to Fourth Ave.
Western Store in Old Tucson