No vacation is complete without shopping in that city. Fort Wayne is home to two major shopping destinations along with one of a kind specialty shops and boutiques. It is the ultimate shopping destination for shopaholics. Whether you are looking for a specific brand or something unique, Fort Wayne has it all. Here are some popular shopping centers in the city:
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Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center
An open-air shopping destination, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Mall is home to more than 60 shops, restaurants (fine-dining and casual) and an 18 screen stadium theatre. Located on the southwestern side of Fort Wayne, Jefferson Pointe is truly a place that offers all kinds of entertainment under one roof. Major stores over here over include Barnes & Noble, Carmike Cinemas IMAX, Bed Bath & Beyond, Von Maur, Michaels and Marshalls along with Walmart, Kohls, PetSmart and Best Buy.
Jefferson Point is also home to some market-exclusive shops for Eddie Bauer, White House Black Market, LOFT, Talbots, Charming Charlie, Gymboree and more. Other than that the mall also has some great restaurants including McAlister’s Deli, Cold Stone Creamery, Flat Top Grill, Smokey Bones, Burger King and Smokey Bones. Do not forget to visit the famous water fountain at the mall and dip your feet in it.
Address: 4130 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, United States
Phone: 1 260 459 1160
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm (Monday to Saturday), 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Sunday)
Also known as Glenbrook Center, Glenbrook Square shopping mall is one of the largest malls in the state of Indiana. The mall is home to five major anchors – Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, JC Penny, Sears and Carson’s. Apart from that, it also houses several popular shops like Forever 21, Aeropostale, H&M, Victoria Secrets, rue21, Express and Christopher & Banks.
The food court at the mall - Apple Glen Food Court features various eateries like Subway, Sbarro, Panda Express, Charley’s Grilled Subs, Ruby Thai Kitchen, Eats Dinner and Chick-Fil-A. Other restaurants like Red Robin, Auntie Anne’s, Starbucks, Dairy Queen and TGIF are also there in the mall. Moreover, there is also a children’s play area and a Double Decker Carousal, which was built in 2004, next to the food court.
Address: 4201 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, United States
Phone: 1 260 483 2121
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm (Monday to Saturday), 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Sunday)
Vera Bradley Outlet Sale
Vera Bradley is a famous fashion chain retailer known for its unique, colorful and superlative line of handbags, luggage, travel items, eyewear, stationary and other accessories. The city of Fort Wayne serves as the headquarters for this famous retailer and each year (during Spring season), the city hosts a famous Vera Bradley Outlet Sale, where most items are up to 60% off. It is one of the most exciting and must-visit sales in the city and over 54,000 people attend it. To know the sale dates, purchase tickets and register for the sale, visit the website.
Sale Address: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, United States
Phone: 1 260 482 4673
Opened in 1998, Northside Galleries is known for customized framing and fine arts. This place is truly a haven for art fanatics. With a friendly and experienced staff, they can provide framing for almost everything. Moreover, the gallery is also known for its huge collection of original artworks, posters and much more, all of which is available at very competitive prices. From loose photographs, mirrors and posters to flags, guitars and footballs, they provide custom framing for anything.
Address: 335 East State Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone: 1 (260) 483 6624
Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday and Wednesday), 10:00 am to 3:30 pm (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
Map of Best Shopping Centers in Fort Wayne