Louisville and the surrounding area attract all kinds of shoppers to enjoy a wide range of retail therapy. From giant malls and outlet centers to upscale boutiques and quaint, historic shopping districts in outlying counties shoppers can have the experience they prefer, not to mention find what they are looking for. Whether you are shopping for something specific or browsing for a unique gift for a friend, chances are you will be able to find it somewhere in Kentuckiana.
Major Stores: Von Maur, Macy's, Sears & Dick's Sporting Goods. Located on the opposing side of the Watterson Expressway from Mall St. Matthews, Oxmoor Center houses more than 110 specialty shops and eateries, including Von Maur, Apple, H&M, The Disney Store, California Pizza Kitchen and BJ's Brewhouse.
The award-winning Westport Village became Louisville's first true outdoor specialty shopping center. Located in between I-264 and I-265 the village is conveniently centered in some of the city's most affluent and densely populated neighborhoods. The center features a variety of home design shops, clothing boutiques, art galleries, health & beauty centers, and more. With a number of locally owned restaurants including Wild Eggs and Napa River Grill Westport Village is one of Louisville's premier shopping and dining destinations.
Major Stores: Dillard's (divided into two sub-stores (Women/Children & Men/Home), JCPenney & Forever 21 Mall St. Matthews features over 130 retailers and restaurants including more than 30 retailers not found elsewhere in the market, such as Pottery Barn, Brooks Brothers, Vera Bradley, Williams-Sonoma, and many more. Located next to the Watterson Expressway, the mall is also home to the Cinemark Mall St. Matthews & XD movie theater, a diverse food court and restaurants including The Cheesecake Factory and Red Robin.
Formerly known as "The Summit" this open-air shopping center is made up of 60 upscale stores including Barnes & Noble, DSW, Ulta, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ann Taylor, Chico's, White House/Black Market Eddie Bauer, Build-A-Bear Workshop and much more. Surrounding the Paddock shops are a number of fine dining and casual restaurants including Martini Italian Bistro, Stoney River, Mitchell's Fish Market, Five Guys Burgers, Qdoba, and more.
Deparment Stores: Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's & Sears With approximately 95 stores and a number of restaurants and eateries including a food court, the Jefferson Mall is located in southern Jefferson County near the intersection of Interstate 65 and Outer Loop.
This sprawling open-air shopping center offers a number of large stores including Target, Kohls, Meijer, Dick's Sporting Goods, T.J. Maxx, and many more. The shopping center also has a number of fine dining options and fast food restaurants as well as the Cinemark Tinseltown movie theater. Springhurst Towne Center is located along I-265 and Westport Road in eastern Jefferson County.
Department Stores: Sears, Dillard's & JCPenney Located off I-65 in Clarksville, Indiana about 5 miles north of downtown Louisville, Greentree Mall offers 60 stores and various restaurants and eateries within and surrounding the mall.
River Falls Mall 951 E Lewis and Clark Pkwy Clarksville, Indiana 47129
The shopping center features Bass Pro Shops, Toys 'R' Us, Dick's Sporting Goods, Old Tyme Pottery and more. The center is also home to a movie theater, Great Escape River Falls 12.
The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, located off I-64 in Shelby County, opened in 2014 and is Kentucky's largest outlet mall. The mall features over 80 name brand stores including favorites like Saks Fifth Ave Off 5th, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nine West, Gucci, Michael Kors, and many, many more.
Factory Stores of America - Georgetown 401 Outlet Center Drive Georgetown, KY 40324
The Factory Stores of American is located less than 60 miles east of Louisville in Georgetown, KY. The outlet mall features over 20 stores including Bon Worth, Chic Antiques, Dressbarn, Java Shop, Rack Room Shoes, and more.
Edinburgh Premium Outlets are located approximately 70 miles north of Louisville between Louisville and Indianapolis. Featuring over 80 stores and within a short drive from the two major metropolitan areas, the outlet mall is one of the more popular outlet malls in the region. Impressive savings can be found at a variety of designer and name brand outlet stores including Banana Republic, J. Crew, Coach, Bose, Michael Kors, and more.
Louisville's Main Shopping Hubs
Downtown Louisville Downtown Louisville offers unique opportunities with the gift shops at the Frazier Musuem, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Glassworks, the Kentucky Science Center, Flame Run, and the Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery. Fourth Street Live! is also a popular downtown shopping and dining destination. Commonly referred to as Louisville's art district, NuLu, located on East Market St, is especially known for its art galleries, specialty stores, and antique shops.
St. Matthews Oxmoor and Mall St. Matthews are not the only shopping venues located on Shelbyville Road. Stretching from the malls to Frankfort Avenue are a number of stores and centers selling everything from groceries and clothing to electronics and housewares. Various stores and restaurants can be found in Shelbyville Road Plaza including Nordstrom Rack, Buffalo Wild Rings, Trader Joe's, JoAnn Fabrics, and more. Additional upscale shops, boutiques, and fine dining can be found where Shelbyville Rd. splits into Lexington R.d and Frankfort Ave., where the Vogue Shopping Center is also located.
The Highlands/Bardstown Road Alongside Bardstown Road in the Highlands neighborhood is an electic mix of coffee houses, art galleries, specialty stores, one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques, and unique fine dining restaurants. Learn more at www.thehighlandsoflouisville.com
Hurstbourne A large portion of Hurstbourne Pkwy, stretching from Stonybrook Drive to north of Shelbyville Road, is occupied by a variety of shopping centers and restaurants. Many of these locations house regional and national chains.
Crescent Hill/Clifton Running through the charming and historic Crescent Hill and Clifton neighborhoods, Frankfort Avenue is lined with dozens of locally owned shops, boutiques, art studios, restaurants, and galleries. The area's shopping offers a wide variety of items from vintage and consignment apparel to antiques, unique furnishings, books and more.
Middletown Middletown, located in the east end of Louisville, has experienced rapid growth in recent years. In addition to small locally owned and specialty shops the area also offers large retailers including Target, Walmart, & Kroger.
In addition to the central shopping hubs and large shopping centers of Metro Louisville, the city’s outlying areas feature quaint, historic shopping districts that offer a different shopping experience full of unique treasures.