Denver shoppers have easy access to a variety of shopping areas throughout the city. Many older commercial areas have been renovated to house unique specialty shops and restaurants. Located in downtown Denver, near the 16th Street Mall, are Larimer Square, the Tabor Center and Writer Square, all fun places to walk, eat and window shop. Sakura Square is nearby where the flavor of the Orient is evident in artwork, clothing and food. Each year, Sakura Square celebrates the arrival of Spring with a picturesque Cherry Blossom Festival.
Other city areas that were once vacant or run-down now house unique shops, galleries, restaurants and offices. Among them are Market Street in downtown Denver, Old South Gaylord Street and the Tivoli Center, site of the famous brewery, which now houses shops, movies and several fine restaurants.
Heritage Square, located west of Denver near Golden, has a variety of craft shops including pottery, jewelry, candles and leatherworks.
Tamarac Square and Marina Square are two shopping centers in the southeast section of Denver. Tamarac Square consists of many specialty shops, boutiques and restaurants as well as six movie theaters. Marina Square, which is adjacent to the Denver Tech Center (DTC), has shops offering fine china, gourmet foods and fine restaurants all surrounding a beautifully landscaped courtyard.
The Cherry Creek Shopping Center, located near the prestigious Denver Country Club neighborhood, boasts a wide variety of boutiques, specialty shops, galleries and many fine restaurants. The Center, which has recently undergone extensive renovation, is also home of the city’s newest mall which includes such upscale stores as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.
Park Meadows located on I-25 and County Line Rd. is the newest of shopping malls. Built just 2 years ago, Park Meadows is a huge success. Nordstrom, Foley’s Dillards are just a few of the popular stores. Enjoy valet parking while you shop!
Boulder has transformed its downtown area into an open air mall lined with numerous specialty shops and restaurants. On warm days, musicians, mimes and art shows can be enjoyed along the street.