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Local Shopping Spots in the Augusta Maine Area


Do you live in Central Maine and have some shopping to do? Maybe you’re visiting the area, or planning to soon play host to family or friends. Whatever your reason, you can be sure that there is a store here that has what you need!

Here are the best spots for shopping in Augusta, Hallowell, and Gardiner:


The Marketplace in Augusta

The Marketplace in Augusta has some of the best shopping in the state of Maine! Whether you are looking to have a fun lunch with the girls, grab the kids some cool weather clothes, or complete all of your holiday shopping in one go, you can do it at The Marketplace!

The Marketplace is more than just a place to shop – it creates community! The center’s website even keeps a list of upcoming events, so you can plan your day out.


Water Street in Hallowell

In the captivating town of Hallowell, Maine, the best place for shopping is on Water Street. Running parallel to the beautiful Kennebec River, Water Street has everything you might need for a perfect day of shopping!

You can stop by Hallowell Antique Mall for the find of the century, look through the classics at Merill’s Bookshop for rare and old-fashioned scholarly experience, or even check out Russell’s Gems to find a rare and unique gift for someone special.


Downtown Gardiner

Many people come to spend the day shopping in Gardiner and experiencing a meal at one of its many delicious eateries. Like Hallowell, the best place to be is on Water Street, which cuts right through its downtown.

If you are lucky enough to visit Gardiner during the holiday season, you can shop till you drop at the city’s annual Small Business Saturday or enjoying shopping during the Days of Light.


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