From antiques to historic restaurants, Downtown Opelika is home to an exciting shopping experience. If you aren’t familiar with The City Shops, check out this behind-the-scenes peek.
Side Track Coffee
Side Track Coffee offers a casual and delicate coffee experience. The relaxed ambiance of the shop draws in Opelika and Auburn residents alike. This isn’t your typical spot to grab a cup of joe—Side Track has no set prices, so you pick what you pay. Cool, huh?
- Hours: Tuesday-Sunday I 8AM-4PM
- Contact: 334.707.8906
- Website I Facebook I Instagram
Back House via Side Track
If you walk straight through Side Track, you’ll discover a bright and expressive art gallery called Back House attached to the cafe. The gallery currently displays RC Hagans‘ Work In Progress. The project features three shows until Monday, December 20. On display now: Version 1: What Goes Around Comes Around.
Hagans describes this version as “a collection of wall art and functional home defense sculptures made from construction debris and other salvaged materials.” Follow along to uncover the rest of this exciting project.
Gear Gaming Opelika
Gear Gaming is a board game cafe with a full retail game store. They offer table top games, board games, beer and more. Check out their social to learn more about the wide variety of events they present each week.
- Hours: Monday 5-10PM I Tuesday-Thursday 12-10PM I Friday-Saturday 12-11PM I Sunday 12-6PM
- Contact: 334.203.1765 I Facebook I Instagram
To visit The City Shops in the heart of Downtown Opelika, set your GPS to 817 S Railroad Avenue, Opelika, AL 36801.
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