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5 Must Shop Spots in Corpus Christi

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

When you plan your vacation to Corpus Christi combine your holiday shopping with your vacation souvenir budget and you won’t feel guilty about visiting all the stops on our must shop list!

Bleu Frog Mercantile

With everything from Texas treasures and local art to apparel and accessories, Bleu Frog Mercantile has a distinctly southern vibe in a historic, renovated building located in Old Town Six Points. If you’re shopping for multiple demographics, Bleu Frog is your go to shop!

Bleu Frog Mercantile - Must shop

Hamlin Pharmacy & Fountain

No, you didn’t read that wrong… Hamlin Pharmacy & Fountain is a homegrown favorite for unique shopping! It’s not only the last soda fountain in Corpus Christi, but also a great place to pick up a pair of beach flip-flops or the “Viva Tradiciones, Junior League of Corpus Christi” cookbook!  And of course you can’t leave without picking up a legendary milkshakes!

Hamlin Pharmacy & Fountain - Must Shop

Tree House Art Collective

If you’re like most travelers, you want to buy a souvenir you can ONLY get in your vacation destination. Located in the heart of the Marina Arts District in Water Street Market, Treehouse Art Collective is the PERFECT stop for you. All of the artists are Corpus Christi locals who craft anything from paintings, jewelry, wood working and more.

Tree House Art Collective


Much like Bleu Frog Mercantile, Gatherings has something for everyone on your shopping list! From man cave décor to Alex and Ani bracelets, you’ll find things you didn’t even know you needed! The friendly Gatherings staff will even gift wrap your finds for you, so no need to worry about gift wrapping when you return from vacation!

Gatherings - Must Shop

Red Crow Antique Mall

You can’t get any more authentic than a local antique mall! Red Crow Antique Mall is the retail location for Best Estate Liquidators which provides them a unique opportunity to bring you antiques and wares from some of the most historic homes and business in Corpus Christi! If antiques aren’t your thing, Red Crow also carries a great assortment of Texas-made edibles including salsas, dressings and more!

Red Crow Antique Mall - Must See


King Ranch Saddle Shop

So, the King Ranch Saddle Shop isn’t technically in Corpus Christi, but it so wholly embodies everything Texas that we just couldn’t leave it off the list. Just a jaunt away from Corpus Christi, in nearby Kingsville, Texas, is your chance to take away something from the world-famous King Ranch. Whether you pick up your very own pair of cowboy (or girl) boots or a jar of jalapeno pecan jelly, you’ll find the flavor of Texas in everything the King Ranch puts its brand on!

King Ranch Saddle Shop

For more great shopping options in Corpus Christi, stop by the Visitor Information Center.

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