8340 Northfield Blvd.
Denver, CO 80238
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Located at the north end of the Stapleton redevelopment area, Northfield is an open air shopping center that contains an eclectic mix of stores and restaurants. Northfield is home to Colorado’s only Bass Pro Shop, and that alone is worth the trip – it’s a sportsman’s paradise where you can shop for anything from camping equipment to a speedboat. In addition to Bass Pro, Northfield also contains shopping center staples such as Charlotte Russe, Macy’s, New York and Company and Off Broadway Shoes. There are also some fun night venues such as the Improv comedy club, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Harkin’s Theaters. This is a fun place to go with your friends and make a day of it. Spend the day shopping and then take in a movie or a comedy show when you’re done.
Park Meadows Mall
8401 Park Meadows Center Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 792- 2999
Hours: Mon. to Fri. – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Park Meadows Mall contains a mix of higher end stores such as Nordstrom and Coach with more accessible fashion such as Aéropostale and American Eagle. This is the perfect place for a mom-daughter shopping day, as the mall has an American Girl store for the younger girls and a Cheesecake Factory for a lunch time treat with the older girls. Park Meadows is also a great place to go if you like shopping-themed events. The mall frequently holds events such as fashion shows, makeover days, stylist tips and trunk shows.
Cherry Creek Shopping Center
3000 E. 1stAve.
Denver, CO 80206
Hours: Mon to Sat. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Cherry Creek Shopping Center has long been Denver’s premiere destination for luxury brands. Featuring retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany and Co. and Michael Kors, among others, stop on by if you are looking for something designer to add to your wardrobe. The mall also features sales and deals you can sign up for by email. New tenants are moving into Cherry Creek all the time, including some notable new retailers like Kiehl’s and LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics. There are also some really good restaurants both inside the shopping center and nearby.
Twenty Ninth Street
1710 29th St.
Boulder, CO 80301
Hours: Mon. to Fri. – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun. – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
With dazzling views of the Flatirons mountains, stores here include every thing from Sephora to lululemon, a large variety of excellent restaurants and its own Pure Barre studio, Twenty Ninth Street offers the perfect ambience for Colorado shoppers. An open air shopping center, this destination is pedestrian friendly and a really fun place to hang out for an afternoon. There are also several events available at the center, such as cooking classes and makeovers. Spend the day on the patio at one of the restaurants, weather permitting, and take in the view while people watching in between purchases.
408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Hours: Mon. to Sat. – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun. – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A mixed use development, Belmar contains shops and restaurants within walking distance of office space and residential buildings. This makes it feel like a quaint neighborhood rather than an open air shopping center. With restaurants such as Ted’s Montana Grill, Little India and Wasabi Sushi Bar (a fun, circular sushi restaurant in the middle of everything), there is cuisine for almost everyone. Belmar also has Lucky Strike bowling alley and a Cinemark theater, so it’s a great place to take a date. There are a lot of options within walking distance of each other and some great stores for browsing or finding a new outfit. The price points at this shopping center are wallet friendly as well. With a Nordstrom Rack and a DSW Shoe Warehouse, you can easily find a new outfit that won’t break your bank.