Recently named a top attraction in the region, the one-million square foot MacArthur Center located in the heart of downtown is one of the best places to shop in the area! Along with a wide selection of stores, MacArthur Center also offers a variety of entertainment and dining options for adults and kids alike. Across the street from MacArthur Center, you’ll find eclectic shops in Selden Market and Monticello Arcade, a beautiful three-story Beaux Arts style shopping arcade built in 1907.
Historic Ghent, Freemason and Military Highway
The historic Ghent & Freemason neighborhoods offer a collection of boutiques, art and antique galleries, and outdoor cafes and eateries. If you’re looking to do some quick shopping close to the Norfolk International Airport the Military Circle Mall is convenient and affordable. No matter where you are in Norfolk, you’re sure to find a shopping experience that fits your taste & budget!
The newly opened Norfolk Premium Outlets features 90 brand name and designer stores and eateries at a fraction of the price. IKEA is slated to open in 2018 as well!
Fresh & Local
Westside Produce & Provisions
5015 Colley Avenue. Norfolk, Va. 23508
Open all year: Tuesday – Saturday 10-5 (10-6 after daylight savings), Sunday 11-5
“Westside Produce and Provisions is a new company opening our doors for 2012, bringing you fresh foods from local producers. We have partnered with the best local farms and producers to bring you the highest quality foods for your table. All of our offerings, with the exception of our Virginia wine selection, are sourced from within a 100 mile radius of Norfolk, with an emphasis on producers from Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.” - website
Farmers’ Fare at East Beach
Pavilion Park location: 4730 Hammock Lane, Norfolk, Va. 23518
Open Saturdays (starting May 7th) from 9-12
“As a local, seasonal marketplace we will feature fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, free range chicken and turkey, fish and seafood, eggs, artisanal breads, scratch made cupcakes, brownies and cookies, with gluten free options available” - website
New Earth Farm at Commune NFK
759 Granby Street, Norfolk, Va. 23518
Open daily from 8-4
“New Earth Farm is a 21-acre sustainable, working and educational farm in Virginia Beach, VA. New Earth grows and provides all natural and chemical-free produce and products for the health of you, the soil, the plants and animals! We sell our products on the farm, at local retail stores, to restaurants and local farmers markets.” - website