A huge selection of new and vintage vinyl, CDs, tapes and more come together to form indie-owned Block Street Records in Fayetteville. Block Street stocks everything from the hottest new releases to ultra-rare records on its well-curated and organized shelves. Shopping in Fayetteville is not complete without stopping by Block Street to pick up a few favorites or discover new artists thanks to the friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Nearby Shopping in Fayetteville
Inspired by the outdoor community and artists who live here, the shopping scene in Fayetteville is brimming with enough hand-made and eco-friendly shops to please. Love books? Head to Dickson and peruse more than ten thousand out of print books. More of a clothes and home goods lover? Swing by local fave, Fayettechill, for cute outdoor-inspired clothes to wear on your next outing, or browse home and kitchen goods at Freckled Hen.
Whether you’re looking for that special gift for your UA student, or simply want to browse the local shopping scene, here’s five of the best places to go shopping in Fayetteville, AR.
Block Street Records
New releases are typically stocked on Fridays.
Locally-made, environmentally-friendly threads are on the shelves at Fayettechill. They’re a self-described “goods for the woods” shop, with a special passion for creating things that are kind to Mother Nature.
Their flagship store, affectionately referred to as Basecamp, sits in the heart of historic downtown Fayetteville. Basecamp is both an outdoor retailer and a community hub for all things outdoors. Stop by to pick up a branded t-shirt or beanie or to stock up for your next adventure—even if that’s just strolling through campus.
Join the Fayettechill Campers Club for exclusive offers and discounts all year round.
Freckled Hen Farmhouse
Freckled Hen Farmhouse celebrates the simple life: cultivating a garden, hosting dinner parties, and creating a home you love. These are all values of the store’s owners, Fayetteville locals Luke and Natalie Freeman, so you’ll see this Southern hospitality-inspired spirit in all of their home goods and gifts.
Peruse wares from the heart, from earrings to candles to scoops and spoons and even artisan baking supplies. The Freckled Hen now has two locations, Freckled Hen Home and Freckled Hen Cottage, so be sure to stop by both.
In town celebrating a special occasion? Support local with a handcrafted gift from an Arkansas maker.
Houndstooth Clothing Company
Houndstooth Clothing Company has been around the heart of Fayetteville since 1992. With the primary goal of creating comfortable clothes that celebrate Arkansas, Houndstooth is the ultimate souvenir and shopping destination. All of the artwork seen on their shirts is designed by local artists and printed right in Fayetteville. Aside from being incredibly comfy, their t-shirts, sweats, hats and other gear bring a sense of Razorback pride to every outfit.
Their Razorback collection products make perfect Game Day attire.
Dickson St. Bookshop
Turn the page at Dickson St. Bookshop, a popular destination in Fayetteville for its more than 100,000 used and out of print books. Their shelves are packed with more stories than you can imagine, ranging from addiction and recovery to Buddhism, boxing to Winston Churchill.
Dickson St. Bookshop sells both hardback and paperback tomes, so you can find a story that’ll fit in your purse or maybe even your pocket. Stop by to stock up on books for your long journey home, then map out your plan for your next visit to this sprawling book seller.
Buy one of their postcards, sketched by a local artist, for 50 cents and send a note home from your trip.
Stay Steps from Downtown Square
Feel at home amid colorful walls and rustic spaces, all just steps from Dickson Street and the heart of downtown Fayetteville. With nods to the Ozarks, the Razorbacks, and beloved Old Main, Graduate Fayetteville is the perfect place to be for avid Razorbacks and Fayetteville newcomers alike. Experience Northeast Arkansas like you never have before.See Rooms