If you’ve got a day or just a couple of hours to do some leisurely wandering on foot, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the fantastic array of downtown Fayetteville shopping options located over a several block span. Block Avenue and Dickson Street offer a mecca of independent stores with friendly service and unique stock you won’t find just anywhere. And, when your retail therapy results in an inevitable appetite and thirst, the hardest thing to do will be to choose from all of the options for where to stop in for a few bites and a craft cocktail or two!
We’ve got lots of retail shopping suggestions, grouped by street and in order of address:
Block Avenue (North to South)
Hand Held – A Knitting Gallery – Knitters and crocheters (or those who want to learn) will be right at home amongst the abundance of fibers for all types of uses, and gain inspiration from up to date books, patterns and supplies.
225 N Block Avenue
Center Street Mercantile – Handmade goods created by local artisans make up the foundation of Center Street Mercantile’s stock, along with a tasteful supply of specialty foods and luxury bath products perfect for any home.
108 N Block Avenue
Dark Star Visuals – This colorful and friendly bohemian-style shop has been the go-to place for years to choose from a huge array of beads to design and make custom creations, find gemstones for spiritual focus, as well as purchase eclectic home décor and clothing.
106 N Block Avenue
Distinctive Dwelling – Offering unique home décor and accessories at affordable prices, Distinctive Dwelling is able to personalize or monogram many of the products they carry—and frequently accepts custom orders.
33 N Block Avenue
Houndstooth Clothing – This flagship store opened in 1992, creating comfortable clothing to celebrate Arkansas life and heritage. Houndstooth designs are immediately recognizable in their portrayal of the regional outdoors and unyielding Razorback spirit.
29 N Block Avenue
Swift’s Jewelry – In business since 1956, this family-owned store has been offering custom jewelry, repair services and designer lines to generations of happy customers.
27 N Block Avenue
Tatum Rose – Offering women’s clothing and accessories, home décor and gift items for any occasion, Tatum Rose is a family-owned lifestyle boutique that prides itself on great service and love for the community.
25 N Block Avenue
Lola – Featured in Southern Living, Lucky and Elle Magazine, Lola outfits women with premium denim and luxury basics that provide a foundation for a modern styled wardrobe.
21 N Block Avenue
W@nder Boutique – A friendly and fun ladies’ shop, W@nder offers fashionable, casual clothing, accessories and gifts—even featuring a few items for little ones.
19 N Block Avenue
Block Street Records – Locally owned and operated, this indie record shop attracts every type of music lover and collector with a wide selection of new and vintage vinyl, CDs and tapes—as well as t-shirts, posters and gifts.
17 N Block Avenue
Fox Trot Boutique – Showcasing fashion trends for women ranging from college students to professionals, Fox Trot provides modern and unique options, as well as Closet Consultations to update any wardrobe.
15 N Block Avenue
Fat Bottomed Girl’s Cupcake Shoppe – Sharing much more than just their amazing namesake cupcakes, ice cream delights and beautiful candies, this super-sweet store is a great source for edible and other fun gifts.
11 N Block Avenue
Hubbard Denim – The discerningly dressed man will find excellent options at Hubbard Denim, with its wide selection of premium denim brands and quality attire appropriate for all types of occasions.
100 W Center Street (shop faces Block Avenue)
Himalayan Mountain Shop – Offering beautiful handcrafted clothing, jewelry, purses, incense, singing bowls and gifts, shoppers will find unique treasures imported from Nepal, India and Bhutan.
100 W Center Street, Suite 105 (shop faces Block Avenue)
Town & Country Shop – Elevated to the level of a Fayetteville institution, this specialty women’s clothing boutique has been serving customers for decades with timeless classics made by top quality designers.
9 S Block Avenue
The Mustache Goods & Wears – Shoppers of all ages appreciate the unique clothing, shoes, local attire and gifts at The Mustache, where quality products and a healthy dose of irreverent fun make every experience enjoyable.
15 S Block Avenue
City Supply – Described as a modern day mercantile, City Supply provides its customers curated clothing, gifts, home provisions and goods, all with a touch of nostalgic style.
15 S Block Avenue, Suite 101
Riffraff – Focused on sharing the unique flavor of Arkansas and the South, Riffraff is a bright, bustling shop full of trendy ladies’ clothing, accessories, shoes, home goods and gifts.
19 S Block Avenue
Experience Fayetteville – In addition to offering maps and brochures about anything and everything to do in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas, the visitors center stocks Razorback merchandise, locally made foods, postcards, locally-themed attire, gift baskets and plenty of gift options.
21 S Block Avenue
Dickson Street (East to West)
Bearded Goat – The folks at Bearded Goat say “extreme is more than a way to define certain sports—it’s a way of life.” Outdoor athletes will find a range of apparel perfect for enjoying the water, mountains, road or trails.
644 W Dickson
E.Leigh’s Contemporary Boutique – Specializing in high quality apparel, handbags, shoes and accessories, E.Leigh’s proudly serves fashion-forward women with contemporary looks at reasonable prices.
628 W Dickson
Path Skate Shop – Self-described as “the little skate shop in the alley,” Path is Fayetteville’s cool, full-service skateboard and longboard shop—and also carries outdoor apparel and shoes.
626 W Dickson
Campus Bookstore on Dickson Street – Not just a place to buy and sell college textbooks, Campus Bookstore supplies Razorback fans with an impressive stock of apparel and gift options.
624 W Dickson
Underwood’s Fine Jewelers – Creating luxury jewelry since 1957, Underwood’s certified gemologists are known for their beautiful and quality wedding and engagement rings, gemstone and Razorback jewelry, as well as custom designs.
611 W Dickson
Gearhead Outfitters – On a mission to help their customers live active and fulfilling lives, Gearhead carries outdoor-inspired products from a range of recognized quality brands—and offers solid expertise on the lines they sell.
608 W Dickson
Dickson Street Bookshop – Located in a winding and deceptively large building in the heart of the entertainment district, this bookstore is the stuff of legends and recipient international-level kudos for its vast selection of all kinds of books, many out of print. A must for any reader.
325 W Dickson
Romance Diamond Co. Jewelers – Priding themselves on providing exclusive brands and unique designs, Romance Diamond offers classic, contemporary and vintage-inspired jewelry, as well as custom design services to create a one-of-a-kind piece.
248 W Dickson
Fayettechill – The locally founded creator of “Goods for the Woods,” Fayettechill supplies active lifestyle folks with durable eco-conscious wearables that celebrate life and love of the Ozark Mountains.
205 W Dickson
Nightbird Books – An intimate and cozy gathering place for readings and events, Nightbird Books is a locally owned, independent bookstore with a carefully curated selection of new books for all ages.
205 W Dickson
French Metro Antiques – Always a treat for antique shoppers, French Metro is a direct importer of fine French antique furnishings—offering customers a gorgeous hand-selected collection of 17th to early 20th century pieces.
200 W Dickson
Collier Drug Store – This local drugstore has been in business for over 100 years, but they do more than support health-related needs. Shoppers will find a great selection of luxury bath products, ladies’ accessories, home décor and Razorback merchandise.
100 W Dickson