Shopping and Dining

From deliciously unique local institutions to top national franchises, from big box selection and price to luxury brands, from the eclectic, electric vibe of Downtown to appealing mall and mixed-use environments, Valdosta-Lowndes is now serving and satisfying our entire region. The proof? Not just in the pudding or any other delectable Valdosta dessert, but in retail sales that top $2.8 billion annually.

Shop, dine, savor the moment:

Vibrant Valdosta: Dynamic Downtown

Downtown Valdosta is synonymous with economic development and community revitalization. The Valdosta Main Street Program provides the stimulus for business recruitment, building renovations, downtown events, tourism, partnerships, and residential living that saw over $8.4 million in public and private investment in 2017 and has created a thriving downtown district that is home to art galleries, live music and theatre, cafes and fine dining establishments, salons and on-trend boutiques, and much, much more. Check out their full calendar of events

Marvelous Mixed Use: Summit Pointe

Classic shopping and dining enjoy pride of place in this stylishly contemporary mixed use commercial center, conveniently located in North Valdosta. Summit Pointe is home to local favorites including: Friend's Grille & Bar, Lemongrass Day Spa, Perfect Settings, Steel's Jewelry and The Powery Eatery.

Hometown Feel: Hahira Happening

Rich in history, this close knit community is tucked away in northern Lowndes County and filled with unique characteristics and community pride.  With over 80 businesses and several restaurants, you can find attractions such as fine dining at a+b, etc., a French market at the Looking Glass, an up and coming 8 field regional soccer complex, outstanding school system, and a variety of family owned businesses to meet each of your needs. To learn more about each of the businesses, click here.

Family Favorite: Valdosta Mall

Anchored by Belks and JC Penney, Valdosta Mall is a super-regional mall featuring more than 70 national and specialty retailers including Bath & Body Works, Bed Bath & Beyond, American Eagle Outfitters, Victoria's Secret, PINK, Buckle, Carter's, Old Navy and Ulta. The mall is the retail hub for South Georgia and many North Florida counties. Easy access to the center draws customers from a 17-county area as well as travelers off Interstate 75. For a complete list of resturants and stores at the Valdosta Mall, click here.


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