10 Best Shops and Boutiques in the City of Reno

Reno has a wide range of shopping experiences from large outdoor malls like The Summit in South Reno or Legends at the Sparks Marina in Sparks. However, throughout the city and especially in Midtown, on CalAve and in downtown are shops that are locally raised and cater to both visitors and residents. Reno is fond of it's antique shops and you will find a few downtown and in Midtown.

Be proud to wear a T-shirt from Reno eNVy in downtown Reno and be sure to get your Burning Man gear at Junkee Clothing Exchange and the Melting Pot in Midtown. Shops like these are what is bringing Reno into the fun and funky limelight. Other fun shopping experiences include Craft Wine & Beer and Sundance Books. Micano in Midtown specialize in items for the home including funky furniture and lamps, home decor, handmade fountains, garden statuary and one-of-a-kind items.

If you are into name brands, visit the very popular Patagonia Outlet in Verdi (just down the street from the Lavender Ridge farm) where you can pick up Patagonia gear for up to 40-60 percent off. Cabelas, which is also in Verdi is an outdoorsman's paradise; with items for every type of outdoor sport including hunting, fishing and camping.

This is a hunter's, fisherman's and camper's paradise. Cabela's is located on Hwy. 80 near Boomtown in Verdi, just West of Reno. This impressive store has a huge selection of outdoor gear, camping gear, clothing, guns and gun paraphernalia, food...  Read More

This little shop in Midtown is the place to pick up that special gift or to have a Sunday High Tea surrounded by everything Celtic. This refurbished home has holiday items, apparel, books, music and unique art from Ireland and Scotland as well...  Read More

Micano Home & Garden
Photo courtesy of Micano Home

Micano Home and Garden in the Midtown neighborhood in Reno is an ethnic art gallery with handmade items for the garden and home decor. The style of most items is Latin and Native American and many of the items are made of wood, cast iron, iron...  Read More

The Summit Reno is the perfect place to find the perfect pair of shoes or a unique outfit. There are a lot of great stores, including Dillards, lululemon, Old Navy, New York & Company, Coach, Guess and the Apple Store. Also included are...  Read More

The Patagonia outlet in Verdi, NV (just West of Reno) offers the best Patagonia gear at 40-50 percent less than full price. The staff and the "green" building are wonderful and the selection is enticing. You may spend your whole vacation budget...  Read More

Craft is a wine and beer lovers paradise. Located in Midtown Reno they specialize in handcrafted wines and beers from around the world. They also have harder to find items that you won't find in stores. The employees and owners are very...  Read More

The beautiful Sundance Bookstore is located just south of downtown in a historical building from the late 1800s and houses not only new and used books but also a wonderful selection of magazines, newspapers, gifts, greeting cards, local artist's...  Read More

The Melting Pot in Midtown Reno is the unofficial Burning Man headquarters where you can pick up costumes. EL wire and specialty items for the annual even in the Black Rock desert. The Melting Pot also sells incense items, handmade jewelry and...  Read More

Junkee Clothing Exchange is located in the cool and funky Midtown neighborhood, which is just south of downtown. The shop is chock full of cool used clothes, hats, shoes, jewelry, and accessories for Burning Man and costume parties. Just next to...  Read More


The Reno eNVy store in downtown Reno has several goals. One of them is to become the signature brand of Nevada and they do that with local artists' interpretations of why a lot of people visit the area and are envious of what we have. Their...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina

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