Greeley offers a great range of shopping opportunities whether you’re looking for dorm room deco, or a unique, one-of a-kind gift. Whatever your budget or tastes, you’re sure to find a shop that fits the bill.

Of course, you’ll find student favorites like Target, Kohl’s, Rue 21 and TJ Maxx at the Centerplace shopping center and J.C. Penneys, Zumiez and the Buckle in the Greeley Mall.

Greeley also offers many local shops for everything from Bear necessities to one-of-a-kind specialty items that reflect Greeley’s hometown feel and eclectic, creative vibe.

Downtown Greeley

Whether you’re looking for books and magazines or locally crafted gifts and art, you’ll find fun shopping opportunities in Downtown Greeley. Grab lunch or coffee, then take to the sidewalk to explore boutiques and small businesses that support the Bears and offer gifts you’ll love to give.

Gear for Bears on the Go

With the wide range of sporting and outdoor opportunities in and around Greeley, there are plenty of Greeley shops for sports and gear. You’ll find popular locally owned shopping at places such as Garretson’s Sports and Go-Jo Sports, as well as specialty shops like Blacklist Board Shop, Ride Greeley, International Bike, George’s Bicycle Repair Shop, Greeley Bike and Scooter and Alpine Haus, and of course large nationally recognized stores like Sports Authority and Big 5 Sporting Goods.

Thrift Shopping

On a budget? You’ll uncover some great finds—from clothing to home goods—at one of Greeley’s thrift and consignment stores. Check out Plato’s Closet, Family Value Thrift, The Salvation Army, Hope’s Treasures, Goodwill and The Arc Thriftshop.

Bear Biz

Greeley supports the Bears in many ways, and Bear Biz is one of the most visible examples of Greeley-UNC partnerships. Bear Biz businesses offer UNC students discounts on products and services, making the Greeley shopping experience not only one with lots of choices, but making it a choice with lots of benefits as well.

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“My friends and I love to explore the great shops in downtown Greeley.”
UNC Student

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“There’s really no reason for me to leave town.”
Greeley Community Member

“There are all these wonderful little gems of awesome businesses.”
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UNC is located in Greeley, a friendly city with a population of about 100,000. With about 300 days of sunshine, mild winters and views of the majestic Rocky Mountains, it's a gorgeous place to live. Everything you need including shopping, entertainment, restaurants and great outdoor recreation is close by.