Shopping
In Tennessee, shopping can be as low-key as hanging out with a friend while browsing our malls and outlets, antiques and crafts, letterpress shops and farmers markets. Elevate your passion for shopping into an art form and an adventure.
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Here’s the skinny on shopping in Tennessee: Try a lively sidewalk shopping trip to bustling Hill Center Green Hills in Nashville, for the perfect blend of Main Street atmosphere and upscale attitude.

Visit H. Audrey, where owner Holly Williams, a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and the daughter of Hank Williams Jr., dresses Nashville’s fashionistas. Bring home a memento from the famous Hatch Show Print.

Indulge yourself! Knoxville’s new, one-of-a-kind Patricia Nash Concept Store offers stylish, savvy, handcrafted Italian leather handbags, boots and small leather goods. Explore made-in-Tennessee shopping at Arrowcraft, a shop of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, in Gatlinburg. Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville offers both shopping and classes in glass and metal working, sculpture, pottery, fiber arts and more. The historic eight-mile loop of the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community is designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail.

Treat yourself to a West Tennessee freshwater pearl and find unique treasures in historic districts such as Collierville’s Main Street or the “historically hip” Cooper-Young District of Memphis. 

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Middle Tennessee

Colonel Littleton

Buttery leather goods and hip hats are a trademark of American fashion designer Col. Littleton. The Tennessee brand is known for its upscale leather goods, apparel and specialty goods, most handmade by local craftsmen in the Col. Littleton workshop in Lynnville. 

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East Tennessee

Sugarlands Distilling Company

Ideally located on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, Sugarlands Distilling Co. performs the age-old craft of distilling fine Sugarlands Shine, while preserving the cultural heritage and traditions of Southern Appalachia. Situated in a barn-house constructed from the salvaged wood of four East Tennessee barns and houses, Sugarlands Distilling invites visitors to sample the Shine, go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the production, and purchase a variety of moonshine flavors, mountain merchandise and apparel.

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West Tennessee

Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, Tour & Jewelry Showroom

John Latendresse created his pearl farm in 1980, after extensive research for ideal conditions for pearl production. He and Bob Keast implanted hundreds of Tennessee River Washboard Mussels with small pieces of mussel shells and set them off in nets in the water. After a five-year wait, the mussels were pulled up and cracked open, yielding a harvest of freshwater pearls. Some Tennesseans make a living as divers, swimming to the river bottom to pull the mussels up. Visit Birdsong Resort, where you will find gorgeous pearls, the farm, museum and marina. 

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Experience Tennessee Shopping

Shop for fine crafts, made-in-Tennessee treats, unique gifts and clothing, souvenirs for loved ones or yourself.


Shopping Oct 26 Trigger Hippy feat. Joan Osborne, Jackie Greene, Steve Gorman, Tom Bukovac and Nick Govrik Knoxville, TN We've got Rounder Records "supergroup" Trigger Hippy on Sunday, October 26! Featuring The Black Crowes cofounder Steve Gorman, triple-platinum singer Joan Osborne, singer-guitarist-keyboardist Jackie Greene, five consecutive MusicRow Session Guitarist of the Year award winner Tom Bukovac, and bassist Nick Govrik. C'mon out and you’ll hear propulsive rock, gritty blues, heart-searing soul, sinewy grooves, sublime vocal harmonies and a rich, earthy sensibility steeped in Americana roots. learn more Shopping Oct 28 Fossil & Artifact ID Night Gray, TN Did you find a rock or fossil while they were digging your neighbor’s cellar? Maybe you picked up something odd on a river bank or by the ocean? Were you given a gift of a collection of fossils? We can help you find out what you have! The public is invited to bring their fossil collections to the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitor Center at the Gray Fossil Site. Museum scientists will assist the public in identifying such specimens as a part of “Fossil and Artifact ID Night” on Tuesday, October 28, from 4-6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. learn more Shopping Oct 28 Downtown Cruise In Paris, TN Classic cars, antique cars and those who just love to look at the cars "Cruise In" to Downtown Paris at 5:30 pm the fourth Tuesday in May, June, August, September and October. The event is free. For more information send inquires to Downtown Paris Association c/o Kathy Ray — P.O. Box 95 — Paris, TN. 38242 (731) 653-7274 learn more Shopping Oct 28 - Nov 1 Sheila Kay Adams as Teller-in-Residence at Storytelling Live! Jonesborough, TN Sheila Kay Adams shares stories from the small mountain community in Western North Carolina where she was born, and passes on the rich musical heritage of her ancestors. A banjo player and seventh generation ballad singer, she is also an author of several books and recordings. learn more Shopping Oct 30 Evening Storytelling Concert with Sheila Kay Adams Jonesborough, TN Thursday, October 30 • 7:30 p.m. Banjos, Ballads, and Bad Men Sheila’s love of traditional Appalachian ballads and claw-hammer banjo, combined with her unique repertoire of stories, makes for a special not-to-be-missed concert. learn more