There’s never a dull moment in downtown Nashville! From the museums to the nightlife, it’s no wonder that bustling Music City is considered the urban center of the southeast. During your stay in one of Playlist Properties’ downtown vacation rentals, you’ll be able to take advantage of great shopping right outside your door! Between farmers markets, boutiques, and even candy stores, you’ll find something new (or old) to love during your downtown Nashville, TN shopping trip! We compiled just a few of the best places to satisfy your inner shopaholic here. For more recommended places to visit when in town, access our free Travel Guide!
Our Favorite Downtown Nashville, TN, Shopping Spots
The Downtown Antique Mall
If you love searching through shelves of antiques, pay a visit to the Downtown Antique Mall. It’s a huge warehouse filled with several vendors who are passionate about what they sell. Everything is neatly arranged so you won’t have to struggle to browse through the goods. Whether you’re shopping for a souvenir or finding that perfect addition to your home, you’re bound to find something of interest at the Downtown Antique Mall.
Hatch Show Print
If you’re a fan of the music, art, and culture of the American South, you’ve probably run into Hatch Show Print’s work. It’s one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America. Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Garth Brooks have each had their posters designed here. Browse through the gallery and enjoy the historic restrikes of original posters from the Hatch collection, which are also available for purchase. Find that perfect poster to hang in your home to remind you of your trip to Nashville!
The Nashville Farmers Market
The Nashville Farmers Market at Bicentennial Park is home to numerous food artisans and local merchants that you’re bound to love. Browse the open-air outdoor farm sheds which are home to more than 150 vendors. The indoor market house consists of 14 locally owned restaurants and shops. The selection of goods at the Nashville Farmers Market is perfect for grabbing a meal during your tour of downtown or buying something to bring back with you. The market even occasionally hosts fun events like cooking demos and live music!
Leon’s Candy has been featured on the Travel Channel, Food Network, and in Southern Living Magazine. It was even served at George W. Bush’s first State of the Union address dinner! With a resume like that, it’s easy to see why Leon’s Candy is a Nashville favorite. If you’re like us, the candy you buy here won’t last the journey home! Luckily, you can also order online and have a package of goodies shipped to your home address.
Don’t settle for a cold, impersonal hotel room—stay in a trendy loft during your downtown Nashville, TN, shopping trip! You’ll love being close to all of the best shopping Music City has to offer. Our Good Times Loft is just a two-minute walk from Leon’s Candy! It’s in The Quarters, a centrally located (but still peaceful and quiet) neighborhood in downtown Nashville. It’s perfect for a couple’s getaway or small family vacation. You’ll love this property’s plush queen and twin beds (plus a sleeper sofa). In addition to its proximity to Nashville’s best boutiques, coffee shops, nightlife hotspots, and more, the Good Times Loft offers premium amenities and beautiful interior design you won’t experience anywhere else.