Shopping in Jacksonville, the Number One Attraction for Visitors



Jacksonville, FL is widely known for it’s beaches and riverfront, attracting visitors to it’s well preserved coastline and temperate weather. What you might not guess is that in a recent study shopping was the number one reason guests gave for making Jacksonville their destination. It must be said that in the last decade the fashion bar has been seriously raised in the Bold City, and we have the shopping centers and luxury brand names to prove it.

It’s all about the lifestyle in the active city of Jax, and outdoor markets and town centers are on the rise. Take the St. Johns Town Center for example, which is the leading shopping destination serving Jacksonville and it’s surrounding regions. With names like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany’s and Nordstrom turning heads, the migration flocking towards the town center is clearly understood. It’s not just luxury brand names that get people moving though, the Riverside Arts Market is a great family destination with an almost carnival atmosphere. You can expect the local farmers to be in attendance, but also local artisans, magicians, entertainers, and perhaps a public yoga class. Culture is key, as well as great dining options. 5 Points Jacksonville is not only hipster central, it’s also a growing hub for local foodie destinations that are receiving major applause.You’ll discover great boutique finds, tattoo shops, dog boutiques, and a great selection of tasty treats in this bohemian shopping space.

Whatever you’re on the hunt for from everyday basics, to the seasons latest you can find it amidst Jacksonville’s growing shopping scene, along with a great big serving of southern hospitality.




The River City Marketplace is an open air town center located on the North side of Jacksonville right by the Jacksonville International Airport. The North side of Jax has received a tremendous amount of growth in the last ten years and the...  Read More




For the best antiquing in Jacksonville visit the 40,000 sq ft Avonlea Antique Mall. You'll find the largest array of antiques in North Florida with over 200 dealers all in one location. Browse the affordable selection of antique furniture,...  Read More




The St. Augustine Outlets are located directly across Interstate 95, but not to be confused with the St. Augustine Premium Outlets. Who said less is more in fashion? When it comes to savings, more is certainly more and Jacksonville couldn't be...  Read More


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Ponte Vedra


Located in Ponte Vedra Beach just 18 miles northeast of downtown Jacksonville off A1A, Sawgrass Village is a charming shopping village undergoing a large expansion. The shopping center is situated at the entrance of the famed TPC Sawgrass...  Read More


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Southside


The Avenues is a sophisticated multi level shopping mall full of premium name brands and a family friendly atmosphere. Five department stores including Forever 21, Dillards, Belk, JCPenney's and Sears serve as anchors for the long list of...  Read More


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Riverside


For the most eclectic shopping in Jacksonville look no further than 5 Points. Known for it's more hipster, and bohemian culture you'll find tattoo parlors, vintage fashions, a pet boutique and one very Cozy Tea room among other great dining...  Read More


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Neptune Beach


If you're looking to shop local while sticking close to the beach, hit up Beaches Town Center just 12 miles from downtown Jax on the border of Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach. An ideal location for an afternoon of shopping followed by a stroll...  Read More




The Riverside Arts Market (RAM) is a colorful weekend market where farmers, artisans, and entertainers come together. Located under the Fuller Warren bridge right on the river, the market is popular for it's plentiful offerings of organic...  Read More




For the elite of shopping experiences in Jacksonville, your journey should lead you straight to the St. Johns Town Center. Situated just minutes between the beaches and downtown, the town center draws crowds from all corners of metropolitan Jax....  Read More




A gift is as valuable as the thought put into it. Why not consider a piece of art crafted by an inspired artist on display at Stellers Gallery of Ponte Vedra? Stellers specializes in making passionate pieces of fine art accessible to more...  Read More


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