Shopping

Find some of the best shopping in the Phoenix Metro area in Tempe! There is a wide array of shopping destinations in and around Tempe, from unique specialty shops to nationally known favorites, and everything in between.

  • Start by strolling along the tree-lined streets in Downtown Tempe, located adjacent to Arizona State University, for unique shops and local restaurants.
  • Tempe Marketplace offers outdoor shopping and entertainment including live music on weekends, a splash pad, Harkins Tempe Marketplace 16 movie theater and Dave & Buster’s, all nestled around a variety of shops.
  • Arizona Mills is a bargain hunter’s paradise, featuring a full mile of outlets, shops and entertainment venues such as SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona and Tilt Studio.
  • Just a few minutes away, discover the incredible lineup of outlet shops available at Phoenix Premium Outlets including Calvin Klein, Elie Tahari and Michael Kors.
  • IKEA Tempe, the Swedish home furnishings warehouse in the Phoenix area, is a destination of its own, and can be combined with a stop to the café for some Swedish meatballs. Here you will find everything you need for your home from bath towels to area rugs to kitchen cabinets.

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Arizona Mills
Arizona Mills

Just 10 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix and 8 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona Mills® is the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Arizona. The center features name-brand outlets and value retailers at knockout prices plus great dining and entertainment options. Shop more than 175 stores at savings of up to 70% off every day.


5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir.
Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone: (480) 491-7300

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Cactus Sports in Tempe, AZ
Cactus Sports

As an official retailer of Arizona State University for more than 25 years, Cactus Sports provides the finest selection of clothing, merchandise and gifts to the ASU family.  All purchases result in royalties that help support the school.


Mill Avenue District
514 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 894-1278

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Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe
Changing Hands Bookstore

This legendary independent bookstore has served the Tempe community since 1974, with thousands of new and used books and unique gifts including ceramics, chimes, chocolates and much more. The popular community gathering place also hosts author events and workshops regularly.


6428 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 730-0205

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Downtown Tempe shopping
Downtown Tempe

Downtown Tempe boasts about 70% independent businesses including restaurants, microbreweries, coffee shops, and indie shops offering everything from local handmade jewelry and art to fabulous accessories, outfits, shoes, ASU branded merchandise and even a vintage candy fantasy land.


Located between College Ave. and Farmer Ave.
University Dr. and Tempe Town Lake, Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 355-6060

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Hackett House
Hackett House

Tempe’s historic first bakery specializes in one-of-a-kind gifts, afternoon teas, cooking classes, Chocolate Happy Hour and Mardi Gras. It is also a rental venue for events. All proceeds benefit Tempe Sister Cities programs.


Downtown Tempe
95 W. Fourth St
Tempe, AZ, 85281
Phone: (480) 350-8181

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IKEA Tempe Office
IKEA Home Furnishings

IKEA Tempe sells everything for the home including living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, garage storage and organization, lighting, rugs, mattresses, media storage and home accessories. The casual Swedish restaurant serves breakfast for 99 cents, lunch and dinner.  


2110 W. IKEA Way
Tempe, AZ 85284
Phone: (480) 496-5658

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lotions and potions
Lotions and Potions

Choose from the large selection of essential oils, candles, luxurious soaps, and lotions or visit the Scent Bar to mix your own custom scented body care. Meander through the fun selection of gift items and greeting cards for every occasion.


Lotions and Potions special offer
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Downtown Tempe
420 S. Mill Ave. # 105
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (800) 462-7595

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Phoenix Premium Outlets
Phoenix Premium Outlets

Phoenix Premium Outlets® is an impressive outdoor village-style center conveniently located 15 minutes south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Shop more than 90 designer and brand name outlet stores: Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, A/X Armani Exchange, DKNY, Elie Tahari, Kate Spade New York, and POLO Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Enjoy exceptional brands at extraordinary savings of 25-65%. Visit phoenixpremiumoutlets.com for more information.


4976 Premium Outlets Way
Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone: (480) 639-1766

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Tempe Marketplace Food Court
Tempe Marketplace

With over 100 shops and restaurants, Tempe Marketplace delivers a vibrant outdoor environment, complete with cozy fireplaces, unique water features and lush landscaping. This community hub provides unparalleled shopping, dining and entertainment experience with weekly live music and events.


2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 966-9338

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Thieves Market in Tempe, AZ.
Thieves Market

Thieves Market is a hot spot for crazy collectors, free spirited decorators and artsy treasure hunters. Dig and haggle at this flea market known for its diverse selection of the weird and wonderful. Open the first Saturday of the month.


1500 N. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 329-6118

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