Shopping in La Crosse, WI

Whether you prefer big box and brand name or locally owned mom-and-pop shops, you’ll find all the shopping you need in the La Crosse area. All the largest commercial retailers can be found within a few miles of La Crosse, and downtown has some of the finest specialty shops in the region. Plus, antiquers and bargain hunters will love the antique shops and thrift stores waiting for them here.

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Historic Downtown La Crosse

Downtown La Crosse is home to some of the finest specialty shops in the region, including Generous Earth Pottery, Satori Arts, Crescent Jewelers, and Finnotte’s Nut & Chocolate Shop. Downtown also features Wisconsin’s largest antique mall, the Antique Center of La Crosse. With three stories and over 20,000 square feet of shopping space, this is an antiquer’s paradise! Be sure to check in with Downtown Main Street, Inc., a non-profit which has played an integral role in the revitalization of the downtown business district, for news and updates regarding sales and other related events in the downtown area.

Jackson Plaza

Jackson Plaza Shopping Center

Located at 19th & Jackson in South Central La Crosse, Jackson Plaza is a favorite stop for locals, with coffee, pizza, nail and hair salons, Indian food, and more.


Valley View Mall

Located on Highway 16 just off I-90, Valley View Mall is the most convenient shopping stop in the area. With 73 shops and restaurants, including a full food court and anchor stores like Macy’s, Herberger’s, and Sears, you’ll find everything you need right here at the mall. And just across the road you’ll find plenty more at Valley Square Shopping Center, Crossing Meadows Shopping Center, and big retailers such as Target, Best Buy, and Kohl’s.

Village Shopping Center

Village Shopping Center

With more than 25 stores, Village Shopping Center in South Central La Crosse is a convenient stop on Highway 33 and Losey Blvd. Get all your grocery shopping done at Festival Foods, pick up dinner at any of the five restaurants (including Chinese, Thai, and pizza), grab coffee, get your hair done, and much more.