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What greater way to immerse yourself in the community than through the exploration of its unique shops and boutiques. Discover antiques and artisans, trendy boutiques, and name-brand retail in Rochester. The downtown core offers three different "Avenues,"—Monroe, University, and Park— where the combination of architecture and art galleries, cafés and coffee shops, and pocket parks complement the shopping experience. 

There are also a number of museum and attraction gift shops where you'll find souvenirs and one-of-a-kind offerings to remember your visit to Rochester.

Points of Interest

Whether you are shopping for the person that "has it all" or just looking to remember your trip with a unique trinket, look no further than the Record Archive. In addition to both vintage vinyl and the latest in music releases, you'll also find specialty gifts and unique toys, vintage clothing, Rochester-themed artwork, and more. Enjoy a local craft brew or cocktail while you're there too as Record Archive is the first record store in New York State to offer a full bar with beer and wine served daily.

The Rochester Public Market is one of the oldest in the United States and has been serving the community since 1905. Open year-round on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, explore the open-air stalls filled with fresh produce and flowers, snack on artisan treats, and explore beautiful wall murals while walking through cobblestone paths reminiscent of 1905. You'll find prepared dining offerings within the market and nearby Railroad Street.

Dick's House of Sport, located at Eastview Mall, is a first-of-its-kind retail experience in the United States devoted to athletes and athletics. Discover a fully immersive experience with an in-store track, field, rock-climbing wall, and more to test the product first hard while being guided by passionate experts.