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Boutiques. Unique Finds. And Window Shopping Await
Ready to plan that weekend shopping experience? We’ve provided you with everything you need to make a go of it. Here are some of the best options to shop your way through Camden and Kershaw County. The best part about shopping in Camden is experiencing the charming and personable owners with unique offers – and we are sure you will return – again and again!
What started as a downtown revitalization program is now one of – if not the most popular “attractions” in the Midlands of South Carolina. More than a place, it’s a vibe. And it’s a visitor magnet – a unique historic downtown that delivers big on all the things today’s travelers want – food, history, boutiques and that world famous Camden hospitality. Walkable. Breathable. Chock full of great shopping. That’s Downtown Camden.
Camden Cultural District
Camden’s Cultural District comprises several blocks that have organically become home to many artistic and creative spaces, including galleries and artist studios, theaters and other live performance venues, public art, museums, and arts education centers. It’s also home to quiet green spaces and bustling restaurants and eateries to keep any food lover busy! Get your arts and culture fix in Camden’s Cultural District today.
Looking for undiscovered treasures and unique finds? Nestled in South Carolina’s oldest inland city is “Antique Street”; a collection of fabulous antique stores all located within, or just beyond, Camden’s Cultural District. Find everything from colonial period relics, Reconstruction-era pottery, turn of the century toys, to mid-century signs and kitsch. No matter your interest, there’s something you’ll love in every corner of every shop on “Antique Street”.
Work up an appetite while rummaging through the district’s varied antique stores then bounce to your favorite local eatery for treats of another kind. Experience history and hunting (for treasure) in Camden, SC.
Six minutes north of Downtown, the legendary Uptown “Dusty Bend” is the shopping and entertainment area in the heart of Camden’s Horse Country. Serious equestrian gear, posh home decor, and rustic antiques are just the start of what you’ll find. Not to mention, classic southern picnic fare, Cajun seafood boils, energy-boosting smoothies and more to whet your appetite!
Kershaw County Farmers Market
Come see and shop fresh, shop local from a large variety of local farms, bakers, artisans, food trucks and more. Humanely raised meats, farm fresh fruits and vegetables, butter, eggs, meals to go, flowers and plants, raw honey, kettle corn, handmade soaps, bakery goods and so much more awaits you at the Kershaw County Farmers Market. Don’t miss their season opening Spring Market and their Holiday Market leading up to Christmas!
Open seasonally from April – November on Saturdays from 9:00 am to Noon.
906 Broad St Camden, SC 29020
Don’t miss these stores, businesses and experiences to get the most out of your next shopping jaunt to Camden, SC.
Artists Attic, 930 Broad
Blue Skies & Sunshine, 1012 Broad
Books on Broad, 944 Broad
Boykin Furniture Co., 924 Broad
Broad Street Treasures, 1017 Broad
Brother & Sissy Children’s Boutique, 1011 Broad
Camden Antiques Market, 830 Broad
Camden Art Shoppes, 1011 Broad
Camden Jewelers, 1008 Broad
Davis & Sons Guitar Shop, 953 Broad
F.D. Goodale Jeweler, 543 E. DeKalb
Ideation Spa & Salon, 1042 Broad
Longleaf Flowers, 1026 Broad
Menagerie Antiques, 1028 Broad
Palmetto Stitches and Quilts, 1115 Broad
Pink Stable, 1032 Broad
The Beauty of AVON, 539 E. DeKalb
The Edge of Broad, 1036 Broad
The Rooster Trot, 1029 Broad
Victoria Susan/Rutledge Exchange, 411 Rutledge
Vintage Collections, 938 Broad
Vintage Reflections, 528 E. DeKalb
Experience Camden Like a Local
Discover Treasures on Antique Street
Nestled in South Carolina’s oldest inland city is “Antique Street”; a collection of fabulous antique stores all located within Camden’s Cultural District. Find everything from colonial period relics, Reconstruction-era pottery, turn of the century toys, to mid-century signs and kitsch. And don’t forget to take some breaks to enjoy downtown Camden’s wide array of food and beverage options to power you through your hunt.
Crawl The Galleries of The Cultural District
Camden punches well above its weight class when it comes to arts & culture. Whether you love local art, the gallery experience or just window shopping, this is the experience for you. The cultural district plays host to the hub of the arts in Camden, The Kershaw County Arts Center as well as several gallery spaces, art studios, artisan markets, maker spaces and places of creative instruction. Plan a Camden art crawl into your next weekend.
Mother – Daughter Getaway
Mother-daughter jaunts are the perfect opportunity to spend quality time together. Whisk Mom away for some fun shopping, locally-owned eateries, galleries and boutiques. The historic city of Camden offers a variety of fun, interesting and reasonably-priced experiences to embrace. Quality time is Camden time!