Whether browsing the beautiful historical district or one of the city’s 20 shopping centers, you’re certain to find just what you’re looking for. Downtown, with Longview’s landmark clock tower on beautifully renovated Tyler Street, features antique shops, boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, and much more. With over 70 stores, Longview Mall’s impressive lineup of retailers include several recognized brands. A favorite locally owned business, Barron’s, features fine gifts, books, cards, and a giant bistro café. Finally, don’t miss Ellis Pottery for that unique décor for your home or business. From selection to price, you’ll find shopping a real pleasure in Longview!
Cultural activities bring a special spice to the city’s lifestyle. The performing arts include an excellent symphony orchestra, children’s theatre, ballet and regional opera all with annual production schedules. Longview is home to the East Texas Symphonic Band and ArtsView Children’s theater. Longview boasts a world-class museum of fine art and fascinating historical museums.