In a city covered with bright lights and big name retailers, it can be hard to find some peace. Looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas city life? The Bishop Arts District provides that relief, bringing an old-fashioned small town feeling to North Texas. Located just five minutes south of downtown, the area is home to over 50 local merchants, restaurants, boutiques and businesses waiting to provide you with friendly service and an inviting atmosphere.

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Artisan’s Collective

410 North Bishop Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75208

Whether you are a serious art collector or a novice looking to spice up your living area, you are sure to find something inspiring at Artisan’s Collective. Located in the heart of the Bishop Arts District, the showroom features a wide range of works from over 150 of the finest local artists, and new pieces are being added on a regular basis. This is the perfect place to discover affordable and unique treasures, all while supporting the efforts of a North Texan artisan.

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322 West Seventh Street
Dallas, Texas 75208

Prepare yourself for a fresh and festive shopping adventure. Fete-ish has become the first and only stop for residents eager to find that uncommon gift for their loved ones. From spa products to pet products, grilling gear to fine art, candles to furniture, flip-flops to wedding essentials… this shop has it all, both for a modest budget and for those looking to splurge. Treat yourself to this ‘feast for the senses’ and experience the fun and funky merchandise that the very eclectic Fete-ish has to offer.

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Bishop Street Market

419 North Bishop Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75208

The Bishop Street Market is a signature store of the South Dallas area. Opened in 1996, this shop has been operating in the Bishop Arts District longer than any other retail store. Located along the district’s primary corner, the market has been honored with ‘Best Gift Shop’ awards and is often cited for having the funniest greeting cards in North Texas. Pick a card and a gift from their selection of local artists and luxury brands, and receive gift wrapping for free! One-stop shopping at the Bishop Street Market.

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Decorazon Gallery

417 North Bishop Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75208

Established in 2004, Decorazon Gallery is devoted to supporting the most talented artists, both locally and internationally, by showcasing their work in a contemporary and dynamic setting. At this showroom, art is a passion, made obvious by the gallery’s clever name. All pieces endure a selective process before being shown to interested collectors, and the floor is only open by appointment, so that clients can receive more personal attention and time to truly appreciate each piece.

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The Soda Gallery

408 North Bishop Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75208

Experience a modern twist on the old-fashioned soda shop. The Soda Gallery serves a wide variety of both regional and international glass bottle beverages, from new creations to old nostaglic favorites. Over 200 varieties are available including Vernor’s Ginger Ale from Michigan, Waialua Pineapple from Hawaii, Moxie Original Elixir from Maine, Ramune from Japan, Oragina from France and even Salvavidas directly from Guatemala. Mix and match your favorite flavors to create the ultimate six-pack, or stay to sample and share with a friend. You’ll soon see why The Soda Gallery is quickly becoming the most popular hangout in South Dallas.