While it’s known mostly for its theme parks, Orlando also has tons to offer visitors looking to shop-til-they-drop. From outlet malls to local markets, you’ll find what you’re looking for during your visit. Support the local economy and find some unique goods when you shop locally at these boutiques and markets.
East End Market
Located in the Audubon Park Garden District, the East End Market is a colorful and eclectic shopping destination. The market features two floors of booths and some of Central Florida’s top artisans, tradespeople and chefs. The first floor boasts delicious smells and food options like sushi, freshly baked bread, fresh roasted coffee and Kombucha. Other booths sell Italian-prepared meats and sweets, organic juices, raw foods, artisan cheeses and flowers.
Once you’ve stocked up on yummy food goods, browse the retail shops in the market that sell florals, home goods and other handmade goods.
Park Avenue Winter Park
Take the afternoon to visit Winter Park, strolling Park Avenue. There you’ll find over 140 shops, cafes and museums to browse and shop. Take a break and rest your shopping feet in the shade of the numerous gorgeous oak trees that line the streets. The Winter Park Visitor Center also offers public restrooms and free glasses of cold water.
Check the event calendar before you go; the Avenue hosts special events throughout the year. You can enjoy an art show, catch a concert and attend fashion events. The Avenue is also home to wine tastings, holiday events and food festivals.
After a day at the Disney parks, head over to Disney Springs for some food and shopping. Disney Springs is the entertainment, shopping and dining destination for Disney, offering over 110 shops and 63 restaurants. You’ll find tons of great Disney-themed shops like the Art of Disney, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Disney’s Days of Christmas.
Other major shopping attractions include the multi-leveled Coca-Cola store, Lego store and Pele Soccer store. If you’re looking for something fun to do, visit the Rainforest Cafe, paly at Splitsville Lanes or check out the NBA Experience, opening in summer of 2019.