Market / Outdoor Activity
Party Earth Review An art guild located in the trendy South End, and home to hundreds of studios and dozens of galleries, SoWa hosts an outdoor market every Sunday from May to October that attracts a dynamic array of local artists, farmers, designers, and vendors looking to sell their wares. Sometimes referred to as Boston’s ... more
460 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Reviewed by Lexy V.
"Boston's South End is quirky, old, adorable, and perfect for a walk in the spring. Even better if you end up at the SOWA Vintage market, like I did la ..." more
460C Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Party Earth Review Dating back to the Revolutionary period when figures like Sam Adams stoked the flames of war, Faneuil Hall and its surroundings are now a daytime hotspot for shoppers and a nighttime haunt for barhoppers. Particularly packed on sunny summer days, the marketplace and its vendors attract hordes of tourists and bargain hunters ... more
4 South Market Building
Boston, MA 02109
Party Earth Review An eight-block stretch containing some of the city’s best high-end shopping, restaurants, and cafés, Newbury Street is sometimes referred to as the Rodeo Drive of the East. Hidden under water until 1860 when part of the Boston Harbor was filled in to create the Back Bay neighborhood, the street is now ... more
Newbury Street between Massachusetts Avenue and Arlington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Shopping Area / Landmark
Reviewed by Sarah G.
"My Take: The shopping district at Downtown Crossing in Boston is a popular, off-the-beaten-path type of area to venture to. When a lot of peop ..." more
Boston, MA 02228
Party Earth Review Home to Boston’s vibrant Italian district and many historic landmarks, the North End and its narrow cobblestone streets draw everyone from pasta lovers and tourists to wine-drinking partiers. Though gentrification has attracted a growing number of young professionals, the small neighborhood is still home to a high concentration ... more
I-93 and Commercial Street
form the rough boundaries of the North End
If you want to go shopping in Boston, you’ll have plenty of choices regardless of the size of your wallet or your individual style.
On the high-end side of Boston shopping, there’s no better place to go than Newbury Street. Considered the Rodeo Drive of the East, Newbury shops feature some of the biggest name designers in the world, and cater to a chic and trendy set of style mavens. In addition to major labels, the street also hosts local designers and boutiques, art galleries, cafés, restaurants, and more. If you’re looking to drain your wallet, Newbury Street in Boston is the place to go.
For bargain-hunters and tourists, another good shopping area is without a doubt inside Faneuil Hall. Here, big name chains like Coach, Victoria’s Secret, and Nine West mix with food vendors, pubs, and restaurants.
When it warms up, there’s no better place to find art, vintage clothes, and locally sourced food than at the SoWa Open Market. Every Sunday from May to October, thousands of people descend on the trendy South End neighborhood to shop for handicrafts, international delicacies, and designer duds that won’t break the bank.
So whether you want a Beverly Hills equivalent or a thrifty shopping experience, Boston has multiple options for you to find whatever it is you want, need, or just think you need, any day of the week.