Many people come to Santa Fe just to shop.  It is a mecca for art of all types, especially Native American and Spanish influenced pieces.  If you stroll around the Plaza, or up Canyon Rd. you will surely find something you can't live without.  Be prepared to spend a lot of money.  Santa Fe hosts the annual Indian Market and Spanish Market , both well attended buying opportunities. There are also many galleries and specialty shops where you can purchase unique and beautiful clothing and jewelry.  For the visitor on a smaller budget, Santa Fe also has a small outlet mall,  Fashion Outlet of Santa Fe, on the  south side of town. For authentic Native American jewelry, and the best deals shop under the portal at Palace of the Governers. For antique pieces and other items like Kachina Dolls and dreamcatchers, there is Santa Fe Indian Trading Company right on the plaza. Shopping for real estate is another pastime for locals and visitors alike. With some of the most unique architecture in the United States, many people come to shop for their next home, land, or ranchette or just get some ideas to take home with them. Sundays and Wednesdays are 'open house' days. It's not unusual to see people driving around with the Santa Fe New Mexican real estate section in hand drooling over the many multi-million dollar homes in idealic settings. You can also check out Santa Fe Realty Partners for information on open houses. If flea markets are your thing, check out Trader Walt's The Flea at the Downs. It's at the old racetrack and has lots of cool stuff andmost of it isn't tacky!