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Best Souvenir Shops Near Scottsdale

Looking for the perfect gift for yourself or a gift for friends or family stuck at home? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered with unique shopping options that will ensure you’ll go home with a great gift for everyone on your list. Here are the best Scottsdale souvenir shops to check out during your visit.


Artistic Endeavors


No trip to Scottsdale is complete without a visit to Cosanti (above), the working studio of the late architect Paolo Soleri. His famed bronze and ceramic wind-bells make the perfect gift for the artistically inclined. Call ahead for bronze pour times and watch the creative process in action.

The Store at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has imaginative gifts for the creative minds in your life, including artist-made jewelry, fair-trade and upcycled/recycled global gifts, novelty items and home furnishings.

The Frank Lloyd Wright Store at Taliesin West features home décor, garden statuary, jewelry, books, accessories and art inspired by and featuring Wright's designs.

The Merchantile of Scottsdale in Old Town features handmade items by more than 50 Arizona artisans, including home decor, clothing, jewelry, leather goods and more. 

If you have any budding musicians on your gift list, the store at the Musical Instrument Museum delights with all things related to the music of the world, including CDs, instruments, coffee table books, games and cultural items.


Native Traditions

Native Art Market

Native Art Market encourages cultural awareness while offering residents and visitors a chance to immerse themselves in Arizona’s rich Indigenous culture and art. Native-owned and operated, the store showcases quality handmade items created by artisans of Native American descent.

For authentic Native American items, don’t miss the Heard Museum Shop. The shop offers artwork purchased directly from the finest Native artists, including jewelry, katsina dolls, pottery, textiles and fetish carvings. You’ll also find an outstanding selection of books and children’s items.

For a carefully curated collection of contemporary Native American jewelry and art, pay a visit to Faust Gallery in Old Town’s historic Arts District. Here you’ll find exquisite micro inlay rings, bracelets and earrings; contemporary pottery; glass and wood sculptures and more.



Western & Arizona Shops

Buffalo Collection

Buffalo Collection showcases hand-crafted furniture, handbags, journals and home décor made from the finest buffalo leather.

At Scottsdale Pendleton, you’ll find natural fiber clothing for men and women, as well as Pendleton’s renowned jacquard blankets.

Rancher Hat Bar specializes in stylish Western-wear for women, as well as custom-designed hats decorated with your choice of bands, charms and accessories.


Foodie Finds

Sphinx Date Co.

A Scottsdale favorite since 1951, Sphinx Date Co. is known for its sweet Medjool dates, locally crafted pantry goods, and Arizona wines and craft beers. Take a break on their patio and enjoy one of their famous date milkshakes.

Shopping at Queen Creek Olive Mill is as much of a treat for you as it is for your gift recipient. Tour the mill, then head to the shop to pick up some flavored extra virgin olive oils (habanero, jalapeño and Meyer lemon are favorites) and balsamic vinegars. Gift sets are available, as are a variety of tapenades, stuffed olives and other culinary delights. If you don't have time to visit the mill (about 45 minutes from Scottsdale), stop by the Queen Creek Olive Mill storefront at Kierland Commons.

For the wine lover's on your list, take a stroll along the Scottsdale Wine Trail and pick up a bottle (or two, or more) of award-winning Arizona wine from premier vineyards like LDV Winery, Aridus Wine Company, Carlson Creek Vineyards, Los Milics Vineyards, Salvatore Vineyards and Arizona Stronghold Vineyards. 

And for the chocoholics on your gift list (or for yourself - we won't tell!), Zak's Chocolate creates magical small-batch candies and chocolate bars from 100% ethically sourced cocoa beans.