Bellevue Shopping & Attractions

Downtown Bellevue, WA

One of the great things about owning a home & living in Bellevue is the number of local attractions to enjoy. Home buyers looking to move to Bellevue will enjoy plenty of options for world-class shopping, entertainment, dining and culture; the city is known as a regional shopping and entertainment destination on the Eastside, and beyond. You'll find places for creative endeavors, casual and upscale shopping or locations for hosting your own private or charitable events. So let's take a few moments to examine the attractions of Bellevue, Washington you might enjoy.

Bellevue Museums

Artists, and inspiring artists, often enjoy the Bellevue Arts Museum. Originally located in Bellevue Square, the museum raised funds for its own building, which was designed by Steven Holl. What makes this art museum more unique than conventional locations is it offers no permanent collections. There's always something new to enjoy. Its main emphasis is art education and hands-on learning through a selection of classes and workshops for residents.

Another hands-on museum residents and visitors enjoy is the KidsQuest Children's Museum located in the Factoria Mall. Designed primarily for preschoolers to middle schoolers, there are 10,000 square feet of space devoted to discovery areas, exhibits and educational activities for all ages to enjoy.

Bellevue Shopping

With numerous indoor shopping malls and lifestyle complexes, there's plenty to keep residents busy. Most neighborhoods are only a few minutes drive to the major shopping centers in Bellevue. And, if condos are more to your liking, then the high-rise condos in Downtown Bellevue are for you, with plenty to keep you busy just outside your door. Below is a list of the major shopping areas within Bellevue.

The Bellevue Collection

An indoor mall & lifestyle center which includes Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place. The complex has over 250 stores and more than 45 dining and entertainment options. Major retailers include Nordstrom, Macy's, Tiffany's, Ann Taylor, Apple, and Microsoft.

The Shops at the Bravern

An outdoor shopping experience including luxury retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Brooks Brothers, Hermes, Jimmy Choo & Sur La Table.

Other Major Shopping Centers

  • Old Bellevue - Main Street
  • Crossroads Shopping Area
  • The Marketplace at Factoria

Meydenbauer Center Convention Center

Conveniently located close to Interstate 405 is the Meydenbauer Center. Not only does this location offer meeting space for corporate conventions or charity events, the Meydenbauer also includes a 410-seat theater. This is often used for operas, ballets and orchestral performances held downtown.

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