Shopping, Boutiques, & Gift Shops in Galveston

Discover the best small businesses, boutiques, gift shops and antique dealers in Galveston, TX.

Whether you're shopping on the Seawall with beautiful ocean views or in the Strand amidst historic buildings, shopping is always a pleasant way to spend a day in Galveston.

Glasses, mugs, earrings, necklaces and other accessories on display in a shop in Downtown Galveston

The Strand

Once known as the “Wall Street of the South,” the Strand is the main shopping street in the historic downtown area. Shopping here is a treat. Instead of packed malls and stuffy high-end stores, you will find quaint gift shops, art galleries, and cafes to rest your feet when you need a little break. As you pop in and out of the varied shops, admire the 19th-century architecture lining the district, recognized as a National Historic Landmark.

View from the middle of the road with historic buildings and shops lining either side of the road
The Strand in Historic Downtown Galveston.

Postoffice Street

With more than 100 shops in the area covering over 70 blocks. It’s all doable on foot, so bring your walking shoes and make a day of it. Get a dose of culture along with shopping goodies on Postoffice Street, known for its artsy vibe and antique shops. The area is also home to The Grand 1894 Opera House, which you can’t miss. Pay a visit to the famed landmark while you’re out and about and buy a ticket to an upcoming show.

Two mannequins wearing the latest women's fashion among racks of clothing in's's on Postoffice Street.

WeMa (West of Market Street)

Hit this up-and-coming area west of the downtown district for some more cool shops. Pick up some vintage décor and unique furniture pieces for the home, have a craft cocktail or purchase some ingredients for a gourmet meal at a specialty spice store.

The vibrant outdoor area of Maceo Spice and Import Co.
Maceo Spice & Import is a hidden gem in the WEMA district.

Seawall Boulevard

This is another great shopping area, with stores selling everything from beach gear to souvenirs. One of the most popular on the Seawall is Murdoch's. It’s the place to go when you need surfwear or gifts, souvenirs, beach supplies, cold beverages, snacks, and a back deck with exceptional views of the Gulf of Mexico.

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2002 Postoffice St
Galveston, Texas 77550


2215 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77550


2113 Postoffice Street
Galveston, Texas 77550


2111 Strand St
Galveston, Texas 77550

Sporting Goods

2328 Strand St,, Suite 260
Galveston, Texas 77550

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