Great place to find shops, restaurants, events, culture in town. Very popular among the locals and visitors. Wide variety of shops from Christmas decorations to Indian jewelry, boutiques and Gift shops and many more. Live music on Thursday and Saturday. Great place to walk with kids they really enjoy the horse fountain. Must spend an evening here especially during the...
I have enjoyed Scottsdale trips for years and always love browsing along Fifth Ave. The Native American jewelry and art is incredible to look at. I have bought several pieces over the years. Just love it and what a beautiful area.
The Fifth Avenue district in Old Town Scottsdale is always a fun place to walk around and do a little window shopping or real shopping! The local boutique-type shops are all fun to visit. There is lots of parking and because the area has grown so much it's a mixed western-urban vibe. A good time for us locals or tourists...
The Arts District away from the tourist schlock on the other sider of Scottsdale Road. This is a street of fine art galleries and some nice restaurants. Nice to walk around and explore if you are into art (as I am). Don't miss the Thursday night Art Walks starting in September again.
Though a long term planned visit, a better time to visit would be during another season of the year. Or a least in the early morning or late afternoon during the peak of summer. Many shops and galleries were not open during these times or closed altogether during July and August.