22 Things About Saddle Creek

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Located in the heart of Germantown, TN, resides the Shops of Saddle Creek. Here you can find 40+ shops & restaurants you won’t find anywhere else in Memphis OR the Mid-South! Before you plan your next shopping trip, Here’s 22 things about the center that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Saddle Creek is the first lifestyle center in the country, and it opened in April of 1987.
  2. More than 70% of their shops and restaurants are unique to the market, meaning the next closest location is in Little Rock or Nashville—Altar’d State, Apple, Anthropologie, Brahmin, Evereve, Fabletics, Free People, Kendra Scott, lululemon, Lush, Madewell, Paper Source, SEE, Talbots, Tecovas, Vineyard Vines, VIO Med Spa, just to name a few.
  3. There are five dining options at Saddle Creek, from grab-and-go breakfast to clean eating; from margaritas and tacos on the patio, to surf and turf at a steak house.
    – City Silo Table + Pantry
    – Crumbl Cookies
    – Local Lime Tacos & Margaritas
    – Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken
    – Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill
  4. Saddle Creek is pet-friendly; many of their shops and restaurants (patios only!) allow well-behaved, leashed pets to enter—find the full list of participating businesses here.
  5. Drop by Athleta, Fabletics, or Lululemon to learn about free fitness classes happening in-store regularly.
  6. Paper Source offers gift wrapping services year-round for gifts purchased at Saddle Creek.
  7. You can book a makeup service—from full glam to a DIY lesson—at Sephora!
  8. You can host a birthday, bachelorette, or team-building party at Lush.
  9. Saddle Creek has a beautiful courtyard located in front of Nail Bar & Co. with hammocks for lounging and the perfect selfie!
  10. You can recycle your old denim at Madewell. To read more about the Do Well Recycle campaign, click here.
  11. You can design your own jewelry at Kendra Scott with their Color Bar.
  12. Tecovas now offers personalized boot branding! Customize your pair.
  13. You can shop for the littles at Altar’d State, Athleta, and Vineyard Vines.
  14. They have several shops specializing in Menswear such as Banana Republic, Fabletics, Jos. A. Bank, lululemon, SEE,
    Sunglass Hut, UNTUCKit, Vineyard Vines, and more.
  15. SEE Eyewear offers eye exams year around. Swing by for your check up!
  16. Pamper yourself with a mani and pedi at Nail Bar & Co! The Scout Guide Memphis suggests a High Vibe Pedi.
  17. Shop for a cause at Altar’d State on Mission Mondays, where 10% of net proceeds from all sales go directly to local non-profit organizations.
  18. Shop for all your fave wardrobe staples, like Chico’s, J.Jill, LOFT, Talbots, Victoria’s Secret, and White House | Black Market
  19. Learn, create, and be inspired in hands-on sessions at Apple.
  20. Customize your living room at Lovesac and your bedroom at Sleep Number.
  21. Follow Saddle Creek on Facebook and Instagram for style inspo with their monthly photoshoots featuring your fave local influencers such as Carmeon Hamilton, Kim Fusion, Laura Rieckhoff, David Quarles, Caitlin McGill, Samilia Mary, and more!
  22. Stay in the know for special events throughout the year, like beer and wine tastings, chalk art festivals, and their annual holiday events—All Aboard! holiday kick-off and free Santa photos!