5 Places to Shop near Bradenton, FL
When it’s time to take a break from the marvelous boating lifestyle here, there are plenty of shopping opportunities that are perfect for the whole family.
No matter what you’re looking for, Bradenton and the nearby areas have it all! Discover one-of-a-kind boutiques, outlet malls when you’re hunting for a bargain and of course the outdoor shopping centers when you need some fresh air while shopping.
So, when you’re looking for places to shop near Bradenton, these shopping destinations are all located near Riviera Dunes Marina as well. Let the shopping begin!
The Mall at University Town Center
Did someone say Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s? You heard right! These luxury department stores are just a couple among more than 125 stores at The Mall at University Town Center. Shop ‘til you drop, bring your kids to unwind in the play area, then sit down at a delicious restaurant after your day of shopping!
Ellenton Premium Outlets
Beloved brands including Coach, J. Crew Factory, Kate Spade and many others can be found at Ellenton Premium Outlets. For a unique shopping experience, the outlets are in an outdoor mall with serene water fountains and covered walkways, when you need a break from the sun. The best part? The outlet stores are easier on your wallet compared to mainstream shopping destinations!
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch
Boutiques, restaurants and mini golf—what’s not to love about the shops at Lakewood Ranch’s Main Street? (Click here to see the full directory of their unique shops.) And when you’re looking for fun activities in addition to shopping, there’s also a cinema and a free concert series on the first Friday of every month—all at Main Street!
International Plaza and Bay Street
For more than 200 specialty shops, head to the International Plaza and Bay Street. This indoor place to shop near Bradenton also has 16 restaurants with fine dining options available at Bay Street at the Plaza. Looking for contemporary housewares? Head to Crate & Barrel. For high-end designer wear, there’s Burberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and so much more.
St. Armand’s Circle
In nearby Sarasota, St. Armand’s Circle is your one-stop destination for all of your leisurely shopping needs! Pamper yourself at one of the beauty salons or spas. Then you can peruse the galleries or jewelry stores as you look for your next one-of-a-kind gem. Looking to upgrade your footwear? There are several shops that can assist you!