Want to take in a little (or a lot, we won’t judge) of shopping this week?
Whether you want to stroll the area’s largest malls and shopping centers or take in local stores for some unique border souvenirs, here are a few places you might want to check out.
DOWNTOWN / EL CENTRO
Downtown Management District;
El Paso’s original shopping district, El Centro is in the heart of Downtown with more than 300 stores, wholesale or retail, where you can find everything under the sun – knick knacks, souvenirs, clothing, shoes and purses, sports memorabilia, blankets, hats, sunglasses …
MALLS / SHOPS
6101 Gateway Blvd. West; 915-772-7479; shopbassettplace.com
The one-level center anchored by Khol’s and Target provides an array of unique stores, an IMAX theater, a food court and a Dave & Busters. Marshall’s and Ross Stores surround the mall.
Cielo Vista Mall
8401 Gateway Blvd. West; 915-779-7071; simon.com/mall/cielo-vista-mall
Two-level mall with more than 140 specialty stores, a food court and Cinemark Theater complex; surrounded by Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Hooters.
Fountains at Farah
8889 Gateway Blvd. West; 915-225-3600; fountainsatfarah.com
The outdoor lifestyle two-level shopping venue provides name-brand boutiques with trendy and mid-range national stores, water displays, entertainment, dining and covered parking.
7051 S. Desert Blvd.; 915-877-3208;
An outdoor shopping venue that provides customers with a variety of specialty stores, home and houseware shops, apparel and footwear shops, a food court and children’s entertainment.
145 E. Sunset; 915-584-8242;
One of El Paso’s newest shopping destinations with retail shops, jewelry boutiques, health and beauty shops, and eateries offering coffee, wine, pizza, sushi and more.
Sunland Park Mall
950 Sunland Park; 915- 833-5596;
The indoor, two-level mall has more than 100 stores, a food court, Greenery Restaurant and Cinemark Movie Bistro; surrounded by PF Changs, Olive Garden and Red Lobster.
Chihuahuas /Locomotive Team Store
The official store of the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Triple A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, and the El Paso Locomotive FC soccer club coming to the Sun City in 2019.
4935 N. Mesa Ste. 5; 915-226-3394;
Local souvenir, curio, gift store with original clothes, more than 30 local artists, and 90 percent of the products are locally made.
1530 Lomaland, 915-594-0162; 4700 N. Mesa, 915-594-0162;
Gifts, stationery, cards, home décor, gourmet, bath and body, collectibles and more.
Creative Kids oLo Store
504 San Francisco; 915-533-9575;
Clothing, accessories, prints and bags featuring art by area children, many of whom are battling cancer, have disabilities or come from low-income households.
El Paso Museum of Art Store
1 Arts Festival Plaza in Downtown;
Open during museum hours, the Museum Store offers a selection of art-inspired gifts for any occasion. Every purchase supports EPMA exhibitions and programs.
L & J Gift Shop
3614 E. Missouri; 915-566-8418;
After a bite to eat at the L&J Café, stop by their gift shop where you can find authentic and original El Paso products.
Mission Del Rey
1421 Lee Trevino, Ste. A7; 915-440-2140; missiondelrey.com
Warehouse that provides authentic Southwestern, indigenous, and hand crafted home décor, products and gifts.
So El Paso
2717 N. Stanton; 915-777-0803;
A shop with a line of products to create and help share El Paso pride with ready-to-go gifts or some you can create yourself, offering a little bit of everything.
7824 N. Loop; 915-598-4427; xicali-imports.com (closed Saturdays)
Mexican toys, blankets and dresses; loteria, Frida Khalo and Día de los Muertos t-shirts and collectibles; sports memorabilia; floral and ceramic home décor and other gifts.