10 Best Glendale Shopping: Shop 'Til You Drop in West Phoenix

Glendale is one of Phoenix's biggest suburbs and also one of the city's most popular shopping destinations.

One of the newest places to shop 'til you drop in Glendale is Tanger Outlets. This huge shopping center features high-end designer names like Calvin Klein and Michael Kors, plus a diverse array of specialty shops.

For a fun day of shopping in one of the west side's liveliest settings, nothing beats Westgate City Center. This sleek, sprawling entertainment and shopping complex features a number of boutiques and restaurants.

If malls are your thing, head over to Arrowhead Towne Center, a modern shopping center that boasts a Macy's, Apple Store, JCPenney's and much more.

When you're in Glendale, you won't want to miss the historic downtown area. It's one of the best place to antique in the state. For unique home decor, stop by The Cottage Garden in the charming Caitlin Court block of shops. Fashionistas gather at the Pink House Boutique, a fun shop specializing in locally made women's apparel, accessories and home decor items.

Finally, don't miss the Cerreta Candy Company, Glendale's hometown candy company. Stop by for a free factory tour and sample the homemade goodies in the factory gift shop.



This hip boutique opened in 2005 in Glendale's historic downtown district. Ever since then, Pink House Boutique has become a destination for local fashinonistas in the know. The boutique operates as a co-op where local female designers and...  Read More



Roka Boutique in Glendale offers the latest in men's and women's contemporary designer clothing, accessories and shoes in an urban loft-style setting. The store gets its style inspiration from late 60's and 70's design and fashion. You'll find...  Read More



Treasures is the place to go in Glendale when you're looking for unique jewelry gifts. The store is known for its vast selection of high quality diamonds, as well as rare colored gems. The store is also known for its custom design jewelry work....  Read More



Kids and adults alike will enjoy perusing the wares at Bears & More, a specialty boutique in downtown historic Glendale that specializes in--what else--teddy bears. Located in the beautiful historic Catlin Court Shop distrinct in Glendale,...  Read More



Vintage Green Old Town Treasures, located in a historic bungalow in Glendale's charming and pedestrian-friendly Catlin Court District, is home to a large inventory of vintage housewares and apparel, hand crafted lotions, skin care products,...  Read More



The Cottage Garden is a Glendale specialty shop featuring an eclectic mix of new and used items. You'll find home decor and garden accessories, women's apparel, jewelry, paper gifts and other personal items. If you are drawn to quicky and...  Read More



Glendale's hometown candy company boasts a large gift shop stocked with all kinds of chocolate and sugary delights. The Cerreta Candy Company was started 40 years ago and has remained a family-owned business specializing in hand-crafted candy...  Read More

Arrowhead Towne Center


Catering to residents in the west metro area, this refurbished shopping center creates a welcoming atmosphere with sleek wood accents, tiled floors, and plenty of seating. It's also ideal for a quick errand or wandering about for a while,...  Read More



Westgate City Center is the Westside's premier entertainment district, offering a lively outdoor setting with unique water features. Restaurants, boutiques, nightlife spots, and a movie theatre make this one of the most vibrant attractions in...  Read More



The Tanger Outlet Center in west Phoenix offers shoppers a vast selection of brand name factory outlet stores, including Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein, GUESS Factory Store, H&M, Levi's...  Read More


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