Tampa Shopping and Districts

(Tampa, Florida - FL, USA)

Shopping in Tampa is no dull experience on account of its great range of complexes offering not only retail outlets, but also great restaurants and entertainment venues. As a newcomer to the shopping scene, Tampa's Channelside complex is still adding to its portfolio, while Ybor and Hyde Park are well established venues providing consistent shopping and leisure facilities.

With all the venues set in highly pleasant and considered environments, you'll find it easy to while away the hours alone or with friends, when shopping in Tampa.

Opening Hours

Shops in Tampa generally open seven days a week, although some smaller retailers may choose to close on Sundays. Opening hours for Tampa's shopping malls and popular retail outlets are normally 10:00 to 21:00, Monday to Saturday and 12:00 to 18:00 on Sunday, while smaller shops vary in their opening hours.

Shopping Centers

There are numerous shopping centers and shopping strips in and around Tampa's city center.

Centro Ybor - Ybor Historic District, Tampa, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 813 242 4314
Centro Ybor is a lively mall containing both shopping, eating and entertainment venues set in the typical Hispanic style of Tampa's Ybor district. There are a wide range of retailers including popular favorites such as Birkenstock, GameWorks and Urban Outfitters, as well as smaller boutiques offering big name designer brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Prada and Versace. Besides the many restaurants to choose from there are 20 theaters in the building offering a variety of evening entertainment.

Channelside Shopping - 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 813 223 4250
Not so much a shopping center as a complete entertainment complex, the still growing Channelside has an IMAX 3-D theater and a wealth of bars and restaurants besides a plethora of retail outlets.

Citrus Park Town Center Mall - 8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 813 920 0835
A relative newcomer on the Tampa shopping scene, like many of Tampa's retail centers, the Citrus Park Town Center offers a combination of shopping, dining and entertainment. Big name stores include Burdines, Dillard's, JC Penney and Sears, while branded clothing outlets include Abercrombie and Fitch, Banana Republic and Williams-Sonoma. The complex also features a massive 20-screen cinema showing movies throughout the day.

International Plaza - 2223 North West Shore Boulevard, Tampa, Florida FL, USA
Covering a massive 1.26 million square feet, the International Plaza situated at Tampa International Airport is perhaps the best all-round shopping center in Tampa. Combining popular designer retailers such as Armani, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany and Co., Nordstrom, Lord and Taylor and Neiman Marcus, the shopping plaza also offers an outdoor entertainment area with a wealth of restaurants. Tampa's International Plaza is a must for shopaholics and browsers alike.

Old Hyde Park Village - Swan Avenue, near Bayshore Boulevard, Hyde Park, Tampa, Florida FL, USA
Old Hyde Park Village is a self contained residential area in the historic district of Old Hyde Park and is surrounded by fine scenery. Popular chain stores are interspersed with quality independent retailers, art galleries and restaurants, making shopping at Tampa's Old Hyde Park Village a unique and pleasurable experience.