Lover of the downtown side of life? Check out the boutique stores, local craft shops and truly unique products in charming Walla Walla – they’re perfect for bringing a piece of the valley home with you.
From farmers markets to old fashioned candy stores, fashion forward dresses to 8-tracks and albums, Walla Walla’s boutique shopping experience is truly unique. Whether you enjoy window shopping while strolling the downtown streets or need to drop by the familiar big box to replenish your sunscreen supply, Walla Walla has you covered.
Boasting fresh produce for your own farm-to-table meal and artisan gifts to take home from your Walla Walla getaway, the Downtown Walla Walla Farmers Market brings an authentic market vibe to both visitors and locals alike. You can visit the market every summer Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 4th and Main in downtown Walla Walla.
Galleries, Theaters and More
Walla Walla’s theaters and galleries will inspire your visual imagination. You’ll find 15+ galleries and theaters within a one mile radius. From the Gesa Power House Theatre – whose interior design was inspired by Shakespeare’s own intimate Blackfriars Theatre in London – to the downtown Foundry Vineyards’ unique experience, which expands the dialog about the creative processes that underlie the making of art and wine. You can find a list of Walla Walla’s inspiring art experiences here.
Whether your hunt is years in the making or a moment of serendipitous surprise, Walla Walla’s antiquing experience guarantees an array of vintage, collectible and classic treasures. Walla Walla is home to a variety of antique galleries, stores and co-ops. From Tra Vigne Walla Walla to the “Love of Junk” event in June, Walla Walla has something for both the seasoned and novice treasure hunter.
Downtown Walla Walla is sprinkled with specialty delights. You can fill your basket with artisan candies at Bright’s Candies and toys for kids both little and big at Inland Octopus. Taste and purchase wine from one of Walla Walla’s many specialty wine stores and tasting rooms, and don’t forget to pick up some artisan bread and specialty oil & vinegar to compliment your purchase at D’Olivo Tasting Room. Serious shoppers will want to stop by Walla Walla Clothing Company or 35th & Butler. Clothing, homegoods and unique finds are all available in downtown Walla Walla.
Malls, Supermarkets and Retailers
Looking for the familiar? Walla Walla hosts an array of malls and shopping centers. Walla Walla Town Center, the region’s premier shopping center is a master planned community center consisting of over 360,000 sf of mixed-use retail space designed for a one-stop shopping experience. You’ll find familiar favorites such as Marshall’s, Ross, & Bed, Bath & Beyond. Plaza Way is home to Starbucks, Walgreens, and The Plaza Shopping Center where you’ll find the neighborhood Safeway grocery and more.