MARKET EAST SHOPPING CENTER
Just across the street from the mall and located along Interstate 635 and Town East Blvd. the Market East Shopping Center features approximately 350,000 square feet of developed retail—and it’s growing even more, with a total of more than 475,000 square feet expected in the coming years. Here you’ll find a Super Target, Academy, Michaels, Ulta, Homegoods, Marshall’s, Burkes Outlet, and OfficeMax. If you’re looking for a top national brand, chances are it’s in this area.
Looking for something a little more intimate? Then head to Downtown Mesquite, where you’ll shop at smaller stores with authentic local flavor in the historic heart of the community. Here you’ll find florists, locally-owned restaurants, bootmakers, and fun neighborhood events. In Downtown start your day with gourmet coffee and pastries at Bear Cave Coffee, stop by Windsor Florist for one-of-a-kind gifts, get healthy at MVP Nutrition and Energy, discover a treasured book at Paperbacks Plus.
THE ANTIQUE GALLERY OF MESQUITE
Are you up for some antiquing? Mesquite stands out as one of the top destinations in the area for one-of-a-kind items from the past. You’ll have plenty to choose from at the Antique Gallery of Mesquite, which is far from your typical antique store. The complex hosts 36,000 square feet of fabulous finds that you won’t get anywhere else, with 170 dealers and counting. Whether your decorating style is formal, modern, colorful, or retro, you’ll unearth plenty of things to choose from that will be sure to turn heads. Vendors bring in new items daily, so it’s never the same experience—and chances are there’s a hidden treasure for you somewhere. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from noon to 6 pm.
If you enjoy crafting and other artistic endeavors, Mesquite has specialty shops for quilting, sewing, and other craft-oriented activities. The family-owned Pieced Together Studio & Quilt Shop is known for its excellent customer service, and it has everything any quilter could want—including classes for those who’d like to learn the craft Also plan a fun night at Painting with a Twist, for those who like to dabble in art. Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts has been around for more than 70 years and inspires customers to achieve their creative visions. Get all the supplies and guidance for any crafty project here.