The Insider’s Punta Gorda/Englewood Shopping Guide

Nestled in the heart of sunny Southwest Florida, you can explore a vibrant collection of stores, boutiques and markets. From open-air shopping at Fishermen’s Village and weekend farmers markets to one-stop shopping for brilliant jewelry and collectibles, local shopping has it all.

Fishermen’s Village

Dive into an extraordinary shopping experience at Fishermen’s Village that will leave you hooked from the very first visit! Discover a treasure trove of unique boutiques nestled along the picturesque waterfront. You will encounter an array of handcrafted souvenirs, trendy fashion finds and one-of-a-kind local treasures. These are perfect for bringing home cherished memories. From beachwear fashion to home decor and personalized kid and pet novelties, Fishermen’s Village has all your gift shopping needs. Read our post and see everything Fisherman’s Village has to offer!

Westchester Gold and Diamonds

Step into a world of timeless beauty and sophistication as you embark on a shopping journey like no other at Westchester Gold and Diamonds. This is Southwest Florida’s largest collection of new and pre-loved jewelry, antiques and collectibles, specializing in pre-loved Rolex watches.

This jewelry store is unique in that you can trade your old diamonds for new ones. Westchester Gold and Diamonds accepts diamonds and jewelry in trade, the same as cash. Discover the vast selection of 14ct. gold, sterling silver and designer jewelry, including Natalie Kay and Diadori. You’ll find a gallery of fine estate jewelry with classic intricate designs, set with diamonds and gems.

Pottery Express & Bamboo Farm

Looking for an all-day shopping experience? Look no further than the Pottery Express & Bamboo Farm! Explore over five acres of walking paths, or use one of the courtesy golf carts, to explore this tropical destination. There are over 60,000 pottery items set among the connecting warehouses and acreage to give shoppers a fun day to explore. The pottery comes from Mexico, Vietnam, Spain, Colombia and even local pieces can be admired.

Pottery Express & Bamboo Farm also has 20 different varieties of Tropical Clumping Bamboo to look through. From different heights and sizes, you can come out and enjoy the beautiful landscape and zen feeling throughout the property. Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes to make exploring easier!

Farmers Markets

Englewood Farmer’s Market

Enjoy the Olde Englewood Village Farmer’s Market on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting in October through May. Explore Dearborn Street and a variety of vendors selling local and organic fresh produce, baked goods, meats, seafood and dairy. Vendors offer plants, herbs, prepared foods, honey, syrups, sauces, salsas and more. Their market’s mission is to “promote local Florida growers and agriculturally related products with a focus on our four core values of nutritional health, education, sustainability, and sense of community.”

Punta Gorda offers two lovely farmers markets: The Downtown Punta Gorda Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings and the History Park Sunday Market on Sunday Mornings.

Downtown Punta Gorda Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday morning in Downtown Punta Gorda, step into a lively and colorful atmosphere. This is where local artisans, farmers and food vendors come together to celebrate the beauty of our region. It was voted the “Best Small Market in Florida”! Vendors offer fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian and French bakery items, cupcakes, beef, and fresh seafood. Furthermore, you can find jewelry, candles, arts and crafts, pies, kettle corn, coffee beans/drinks, exotic plants and much more!

The Downtown Punta Gorda Farmer’s Market is more than just a shopping destination; it’s a gathering place. This is a place for neighbors and friends to share laughter and stories and enjoy live music. Support local artisans and farmers, create cherished memories, and savor the spirit of community at the Downtown Punta Gorda Farmers Market.

History Park Sunday Market

Every Sunday morning at History Park in Punta Gorda, you can enjoy the History Park Sunday Market while visiting their butterfly garden. Additionally, you can explore their community garden and historic buildings. Nestled in a captivating historical setting, this market offers fresh Florida produce directly from local farmers. Furthermore, you’ll find breads and pastries, flowers and plants, and of course local artisan products and music.

Enjoy homemade pickles, breads, cheeses and meats from a Punta Gorda local, DeHart Family Farms. Start your morning off right with a fresh iced coffee from Cozy Bean Coffee. Embrace the charm of the past while supporting our local community at the History Park Farmer’s Market

Whether you’re looking for souvenirs or local foods, it’s only a short drive after landing at Punta Gorda Airport.