Downtown is a fast-paced, lively spot with department stores, boutiques, and restaurants everywhere you look. With 9.5 miles of skyways connecting 80 city blocks, shopping here is a breeze. The number of shopping options can be overwhelming, so we’ll keep the descriptions short. For clothing, head to Nordstrom Rack, Target, Saks Off 5th, and Marshalls. Hubert White offers upscale menswear.
Located inside the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center, the Minnesota Makers retail store features the work of over 100 Minnesota artists. They strive to create an experience where the customer learns more about the artists they feature, their work and the ever-present talent in the state.
For more locally made products, check out the vendors at the Departments at Dayton's. This makers market is housed in the old Dayton's department store and features craftsman from all over Minnesota.
B'YOUtique, a woman-owned business founded by Shalawn Randall, offers a variety of jewelry, handbags, shirts, sunglasses, and other accessories. Find it on the skyway level of the Baker Center, located on Marquette Avenue.
Sistah Co-op is a collaborative shop in the IDS Center building that celebrates local BIPOC brands and business owners is perfect for finding some one of a kind souvenirs.
There are numerous restaurants located in the skyways and many outside of the skyways as well, such as The Local and Brit’s Pub which can be found on Nicollet.