The Village Retail at Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia

The Village Retail at Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by @gcalebjones

14 of the Best Places to Shop in Metro Atlanta

Whether you're hunting for luxury brands, bargains or eclectic gifts, you're bound to find the perfect item in Atlanta's shopping districts.

Atlanta is known for its unique shopping experiences in some of its coolest locales, which can be exciting destinations for shoppers searching for those perfect items for their home, garden or closet. Head to these shopping districts for unique finds you're sure to love.

Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia
Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Melissa McAlpine, @discoveratlanta

Ponce City Market

The historic Sears building on Ponce de Leon Avenue was revitalized as Ponce City Market in 2014 and is now a shopping and entertainment destination. At its core, Ponce City Market is a retail heaven in addition to being home to dozens of restaurants and a rooftop playground with carnival games and rides. Shop from big-name brands like Anthropologie, J.Crew, Madewell and West Elm, as well as local shops like The Village Retail, Citizen Supply and JJ's Flower Shop.

Krog Street Market

The Krog Street Market food hall also has a retail component. Shop the latest outdoor fashion from Patagonia, and pick up gifts and home decor at The Merchant. Pick up toys and treats for Fido at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, and browse the aisles of craft beer and wine at Hop City.

Buckhead Village District in Atlanta, Georgia
Buckhead Village District in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Buckhead Village District

Shop for designer goods from top brands like Dior, Jimmy Choo, Hermès, and Veronica Beard, clothing, shoes, beauty products, flowers, gifts, and more at Buckhead Village District. The luxury outdoor district also features several restaurants — including the French-inspired Le Bilboquet, with Parisian-style patio seating and an elegant menu of bistro fare, plus wine, cocktails, and draft beers.

Westside Market

Feel the “thrill of the hunt” at any of the three Atlanta-area locations of this design collective heaven. With hundreds of design-forward merchants displaying a wealth of treasures – from French Antiques and Hollywood Regency to Classic Modern and Industrial Chic – this cool, eclectic home emporium is full of surprises.

Junkman's Daughter in Little Five Points in Atlanta, Georgia
Junkman's Daughter in Little Five Points in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Lily Leiva, ACVB Marketing

Little Five Points

If thrifting and vintage is more your style, Little Five Points is the place to shop. The neighborhood just a few minutes east of Ponce City Market is Atlanta's bohemian answer to places like Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco. Shop for unusual gifts at Junkman's Daughter, Rainy Day Revival and Psycho Sisters. Add to your vinyl collection at Criminal Records, and when you need a bite, check out the menu and beer list at Wrecking Bar Brewpub.

Shopping at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Georgia
Shopping at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Ralph Daniel

Atlantic Station

Shop 'til you drop at Atlantic Station's stores like H&M, Dillard's, Old Navy, Victoria's Secret and Athleta. And, when you get hungry, choose from a variety of restaurants like California Pizza Kitchen and Yard House.

Shopping at Westside Provisions District in Atlanta, Georgia
Westside Provisions District in Atlanta, Georgia

Westside Provisions District

Fans of timeless fashion call on husband-wife clothiers Sid Mashburn and Ann Mashburn at their respective shops for tailored, classic clothing and accessories. Star Provisions sources the best in food, wine and gifts for kitchen, home and chef. Nearby at Bungalow Classic is a beautiful collection of carefully curated gifts, decorative accessories and art, along with design services.

The Battery Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia
The Battery Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia

The Battery Atlanta

The shopping, dining and entertainment district surrounding Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, is a must-see in Atlanta, even in the Braves' offseason. The Battery Atlanta's delightful mix of boutiques and flagship retail locations are the best places to go for Braves-inspired gear, Atlanta local apparel and much more.

Downtown Decatur, Georgia
Decatur, Georgia


Just a few miles from downtown Atlanta is Decatur’s picturesque square and local-centric attitude, where their slogan is “Keep it Indie-Catur.” The family-friendly area is home to scores of cool shops and a hip restaurant scene. Squash Blossom is the go-to place for must-have accessories, clothes and shoes. And the charming Little Shop of Stories is a great place for kids and their adults to snuggle up on a comfy couch with a good book.

New Black Wall Street in Stonecrest, Georgia
New Black Wall Street in Stonecrest, Georgia

New Black Wall Street Market

The New Black Wall Street Market in Stonecrest is a destination for family fun, entertainment, retail, gourmet grocery shopping, and fine dining. Inspired by the history of "Black Wall Street" in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this world-class facility features up-and-coming businesses in Atlanta. Shop for apparel, accessories, jewelry, home decor and much more from shops and restaurants locally owned by women and minorities.

Personify shop in Duluth, Georgia
Personify shop in Duluth, Georgia. Photo by @exploregwinnett


Duluth is known for its small-town feel with big-city amenities. Its historic downtown area offers breathtaking views of old charm and exciting dining and shopping destinations around the Town Green, like Personify and Lillie's Boutique. There are also several consignment shops and international markets to explore throughout the city.

Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia
Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia


Head north from Atlanta on GA-400 to Alpharetta for the best of small-town, Southern charm with high-end shopping and upscale dining. Explore Avalon, a luxury community featuring brand-name shopping like lululemon, Lilly Pulitzer and Orvis, as well as dining and entertainment. And don't miss downtown Alpharetta's boutiques and unique shops for gifts you won't find anywhere else.

Georgia Tour Company in Senoia, Georgia
Georgia Tour Company in downtown Senoia, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland


This is a picture-perfect town ... IF you don’t mind a few zombies! South of Atlanta, Senoia’s Main Street filled in as Woodbury on AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” and Walker Stalkers will love The Woodbury Shoppe, full of licensed TWD merchandise.

Town at Trilith

Just south of Atlanta in Fayetteville, the Town at Trilith is a mixed-use development located adjacent to Trilith Studios, the second largest film production studio in North America and home of major Marvel movies like “Avengers: Endgame.” A destination for creatives, artists, storytellers and makers, this European-inspired community comprises carefully curated shops, chef-driven restaurants, and more. Shop for premium home and wellness items at 180 Pure Home, greeting cards and gifts at Archer Paper Goods, and home decor and apparel at Leyland Blue, to name a few.

Published: November 2023
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