Loveland has emerged as one of Northern Colorado’s main shopping and dining districts with an ideal combination of big-box retailers and restaurant chains to locally owned boutiques and one-of-a-kind cuisines.
Promenade Shops at Centerra
Northeast corner of I-25 and Highway 34
The Promenade Shops at Centerra is a 700,000-square-foot Lifestyle Center that houses popular anchor stores including Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy and MetroLux 14 Theatre. It features retailers including White House|Black Market, Harry & David, Oakley, Soma Intimates, LOFT, TEN Aveda Salon and Spa and a variety of jewelry stores.
Restaurants include P.F. Chang’s, Bent Fork the Grill, Rock Bottom Brewery, Café Athens and many more. The Promenade Shops features a Main Plaza with an expansive lawn, a variety of fountains, including pop-up jets for the kids. In the winter, the Main Plaza is transformed into Northern Colorado’s finest outdoor ice skating rink.
Marketplace at Centerra
West of I-25 and U.S. Hwy. 34
The Marketplace at Centerra boasts the largest retail “power center” in northern Colorado. Retailers include Target, PetSmart, Pier 1, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Staples, Marshalls, Old Navy, Lane Bryant, Bed Bath & Beyond and JoAnn Fabrics among other leading retailers. A wide variety of places to dine include Old Chicago, Mimi’s Café, Buffalo Wild Wings, Johnny Carino’s, Chili’s, Panera, Qdoba, Chipotle, Jimmy John’s, Subway, Lone Star, IHOP and Kobe Sushi among others. Starbucks and Menchie’s also serve as popular gathering places.
Outlets at Loveland
West of I-25 and U.S. Hwy. 34
The Outlets at Loveland offer the best brand names at discounted prices. Shoppers save up to 70% off retail prices every day at more than 40 name brand stores like Coach, Nike, Under Armour, J.Crew, Ann Taylor, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Reebok, Carter’s, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and many more.
Downtown and throughout Loveland
Loveland’s downtown shopping district is home to an eclectic selection of boutiques, shops and galleries. Cloz to Home and the Garment Gal offer a selection of women’s apparel and gifts; Coffee Tree is well known for serving up a specialty coffee experience; Downtown Sound offers CDs and albums for every possible genre; and other boutiques, such as Kitchen Alley have a fine selection of home goods and merchandise.
Throughout Loveland, there is a vast array of quality specialty and antique stores with unique goods for sale. Loveland also has many general merchandise shopping throughout the city including two Walmart Super Centers, Target, Jax, K-Mart, and Kohl’s.
The Front Range is where much of Colorado’s craft beer brewing occurs. Since 2010, six new breweries have opened, offering exceptional brews, great and unique atmospheres and fun events. Stop by the award-winning Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Crow Hop Brewery, Buckhorn Brewers, Verboten Brewing located in the heart of Loveland, Big Beaver Brewing Co on the west side or Loveland Ale Works located downtown for an exceptional assortment of delicious brews from Loveland and the region.
If you are in the mood for handcrafted liquor, look no further. Loveland is rising as a distillery destination as well. Be sure to visit the award-winning Dancing Pines Distillery for an amazing Chai Liqueur, Overland Distillery for a Trinity Absinthe Superieure or Spring 44 for their award-winning Honey Vodka.