Stores have started to pull out their holiday decorations with Santa Claus, snowflakes, Christmas trees and more. Radio stations are starting to easy into playing Christmas classics. The shopping malls will soon be jam packed full of people looking to get all of their shopping done last minute. The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you are looking to get your shopping done early, then check out these wonderful places in Sacramento. From outdoor plazas to local shops and historical boutiques, Sacramento is filled with many great holiday shopping experiences.
Old Sacramento
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 442-8575
www.oldsacramento.com

Old Sacramento is a hub for the city’s history, national and local landmarks, many delicious places to eat and a wide range of locally owned shops. With over 100 businesses in Old Sacramento, there’s something for everyone, making it a great place to start when looking to get your holiday shopping done early. The kids’ presents can be bought at the handful of toy shops, while there are plenty of retail stores and antique shops to browse for the adults. Specialty shops provide unique gifts as do the popular tattoo and piercing establishments.

K Street Mall
K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814
www.kstreetmall.com

The K Street Mall runs through the heart of Downtown Sacramento. It spans from 7th street to 13th street and is bordered by L Street to the south and J Street to the north. These blocks are filled with many local and national businesses from shopping to eating. It’s also an outdoor shopping region with other historical and locally beloved landmarks sprinkled throughout, like the popular Crest Theater and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. In the winter time, there’s an ice skating rink for kids of all ages. Although the shopping district is slightly agitated by the removal of the Downtown Plaza portion due to the new arena being built, the future of this shopping district is very bright.

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Pavilions
563 Pavilions Lane
Sacramento, CA  95825
(916) 925-4463
www.shoppavilions.com

The Pavilions is located about 15 to 20 minutes east of Downtown Sacramento on Fair Oaks Blvd. near Howe Ave. This shopping plaza has dozens of stores to choose from and is a terrific option for getting your holiday shopping done early. There are nice places to eat, contemporary boutiques, reputable jewelers, unique niche shops, stores for kids’ items, adult-oriented boutiques, salons and more. It’s a one stop shop for pampering and presents.

Arden Fair Mall
1689 Arden Way Suite 1167
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 920-1167
www.ardenfair.com

The Arden Fair Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the entire region. It’s a two-level mall featuring over 150 businesses, including globally recognized companies like Apple and Disney. There are many unique shops for all ages and both genders. In addition to Disney, a popular kids store is the LEGO Store. The mall has the top named stores for men and women’s apparel like Macy’s, JC Penney, Sears and Nordstrom. Young adults love shopping at Sephora and similar places. The Arden Fair Mall is also a great place for their food court and restaurants, first rate jewelers, salons and day spas, electronic stores, sports stores and much more.

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Rick Rockwell is a freelance writer in Sacramento. He has a lengthy freelance writing background covering a wide range of topics like: Sports, Fitness and Traveling. His work can be found at CalExplornia.com .