10 Best Shopping Malls In Little Rock, Arkansas

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The epicentre of urban life in Arkansas is the wonderful, aptly named, Little Rock. While it is known for its biking trails, fresh culinary scene, and leafy neighbourhoods, what we all really need every once in a while is a healthy dose of retail therapy every now and again. There are also hotels to stay in Little Rock to accommodate every traveler in the city. Whether it’s a special outfit for an upcoming occasion or an immediate need for a new pair of shoes, Little Rock’s amazing malls have got you covered and you’ll definitely find exactly what you need. For extended stays in Little Rock, there are hotels and rentals to keep you comfortable. With as many as 10 to 15 of them around, check out these best shopping malls in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1. Park Plaza Mall

Posted by Park Plaza on Monday, 9 April 2012

Park Plaza Mall is one of the most popular malls in Little Rock and, in fact, one of the top three shopping destinations in the Midtown region. Ever since it opened way back as an open-air shopping centre in 1960, the mall has seen several renovations. The three-story Park Plaza building houses 80 popular stores, which include the likes of Banana Republic, Dillard’s, and Sephora, among others.

Shoppers can take a break from all their shopping and enjoy a delicious meal at restaurants like Great American Wings, Chick-fil-A, and David’s Burgers, among many others.

Park Plaza Mall

Address: 6000 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205

Website: Park Plaza Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

2. MidTowne Shopping Center

Posted by Midtowne Little Rock on Thursday, 17 January 2019

One of the top three shopping destinations in Little Rock, MidTowne Shopping Center is a whopping 130,000 square-foot (12,077 square-meter), huge, unique shopping space. Located right in the heart of the city, MidTowne Little Rock has everything under the sun, including collectables, clothes, home decor, and more. The mall houses businesses and shops the likes of Cantina Laredo, Pottery Barn, William-Sonoma, Children’s Place, and more. It even has a couple of salons, which you could head to for a bit of pampering after your shopping spree.

MidTowne Shopping Center

Address: 201 N University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72205

Website: MidTowne Shopping Center

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

3. Promenade At Chenal

Arkansas First Apple Store Promenade at Chenal
Source: Photo by Flickr user Steve Wright Jr. used under CC BY 2.0

Promenade at Chenal has been voted as one of the best malls to shop and eat at in the Central Arkansas area. The mall houses a slew of amazing stores, which include the likes of Justice, Anthropologie, DSW, Charming Charlier, Apple, and even Nike, among others. What’s more, the store’s prices aren’t bad either, which makes it a great, all-round shopping experience. You can even catch a movie at the fabulous IMAX theatre.

Once you’re done with your shopping or want to take a break before continuing, you can dig into the global cuisine at A.W. Lin’s Asian Cuisine, Local Lime, or Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro.

Promenade At Chenal

Address: 17711 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72223

Website: Promenade At Chenal

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

4. Park Avenue Shopping Center

Located in the busy centre of Little Rock’s Midtowne corridor is Park Avenue Shopping Center, perfect for all of your daily errands, as well as dining and shopping fixes. The mall is part of the 540,000 square-foot (50,168 square-metre) mixed-use urban oasis that is the Park Avenue development in the heart of Little Rock.

Some of the shops at Park Avenue Shopping Center include three of the Big Four telecom providers in the US – Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T, Target, LA Fitness, and Mattress Firm, among others. Plus, with a prime location at the crossroads of West Markham Street and University Avenue, with direct access from Interstate 630, Park Avenue is a shopping paradise, of sorts.

Park Avenue Shopping Center

Address: 400 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72205

Website: Park Avenue Shopping Center

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 8pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

5. Outlets of Little Rock

Posted by Outlets of Little Rock on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Outlets of Little Rock is the first outlet shopping centre in Little Rock and the only outlet shopping centre in the state of Arkansas. Located at the intersection of I-430 and I-30, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle and shopping destination, with around 65 outlets. It offers up to 70 percent off on some of the most desired brands in the country, including Under Armour, Old Navy, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, Clarks, Banana Republic, and more.

What’s more, you can satiate your hunger pangs at places like the Beef Jerky Outlet, Subway, and Starbucks. Moreover, Outlets of Little Rock is conveniently located just 10 miles (16 km) from downtown Little Rock, which also boasts a number of amazing attractions, including the Hot Spring National Park and the Arkansas River Trail System.

Outlets of Little Rock

Address: 11201 Bass Pro Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72210

Website: Outlets of Little Rock

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 7pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

6. Colony West Shopping Center

Located around 6 miles (9.6 km) west of the city centre of Little Rock, Colony West Shopping Center is an 87,000-square-foot (8,082 square-metre) retail centre at the crossroads of I-430 and Rodney Parham Road. The shopping centre has been around for more than 40 years and is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Little Rock. Some of the brands here include Kroger, Great Clips, Rock City Running, ChainWheel Drive, State Farm, and more.

Colony West Shopping Center

Address: 10300 N Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72227

Opening hours: 6am - 12am (daily)

7. Shackleford Crossings

With top brands such as JC Penney, Rack Room Shoes, and Maurice’s, its no wonder that Shackleford Crossings shopping mall is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Little Rock.

The mall is home to a great mix of local stores, as well as national brands and stores like Wal-Mart, Arby’s, and the like. Plus, there’s no dearth of multi-cuisine restaurants for you to take a well-deserved break from shopping and satiate those hankerings. These include the likes of Cracker Barrell, Zangna’s Thai Cuisine, Tacos 4 Life Grill, BJ’s Brewhouse, and the Samurai Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, among others.

Shackleford Crossings

Address: 2618 S Shackleford Rd, Little Rock, AR 72205

Website: Shackleford Crossings

Opening hours: 9am - 9pm (daily)

8. Galleria Shopping Center

Poolboys at the Galleria shopping center by Cupids , Hibernia Irish Tavern, and the closed down McAlisters. He's got 21 Jump Street tix for tonight!

Posted by Alice 107.7 - Little Rock, AR on Thursday, 15 March 2012

Located on Rodney Parham Road, Galleria Shopping Center has everything one needs under one roof. The 37,000-square-foot (3,438 square-metre) shopping mall occupies the space of a former goodwill store and is the home of Homer’s Wes, the Game Room, Cupid’s, Cosmo Prof, and the very popular Hibernia Irish tavern.

Galleria Shopping Center

Address: Little Rock, AR 72227

Opening hours: 8am - 8pm (daily)

9. Pleasant Ridge Town Center

Pleasant Ridge Town Center has been a premier shopping destination in Little Rock for more than 16 years. Its well-designed, distinctive architecture with extensive use of hardscaping and landscaping makes the mall extremely pedestrian-friendly and a great environment to shop at. Some of the brands at this fun outdoor mall include M2 Gallery, Scarlet, Belk, and Hallmark. Take a break to eat at the Fresh Market, the Bonefish Grill, and Newk’s Eatery.

Pleasant Ridge Town Center

Address: 11525 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR 72212

Website: Pleasant Ridge Town Center

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 5pm

10. Markham Square Mall

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Markham Square Mall on West Markham Street in Little Rock is a great shopping centre for everything one wants in one place. There’s everything here, from a beauty store to a cricket retailer, as well as tons of options for eating. Stores like Burlington and Ross offer a great number of accessories and clothing options, as does Rainbows, which sells clothing at very reasonable prices. There are also many smaller, non-chain stores.

Markham Square Mall

Address: 9101 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205

Website: Markham Square Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

Shopping in Little Rock

Downtown North Little Rock
Source: Photo by user Cliff used under CC BY 2.0

Even though Little Rock is a quaint town, there is no dearth of shopping avenues in this lovely little capital city. Check out this list of the best shopping malls in Little Rock, Arkansas, for your ultimate shopping fix.

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