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Shop Oro Valley

Image of family with shopping bags and text "Shop Oro Valley"

Whether you are shopping, dining, golfing or re-energizing - make the local decision and Shop Oro Valley.

Your Community Depends on It!

Learn more about the Shop Oro Valley exciting programs. Click on any category to learn more:

For the Business 
The Economic Development Division launched Shop Oro Valley in November 2008.  This program is a component of our business retention programs.    Through the use of marketing collateral, press releases, ads and town website we created a strong visual campaign promoting the importance of shopping in our community.  Our motto is simple, “Shop OV.  Your community depends on it!”

Twice a year, we launch special campaigns that feature businesses registered in the Shop OV program.  In exchange for a gift card or gift certificate (presented as raffle prizes to shoppers in our community), your business logo is featured in Explorer Newspaper advertisements.  

OV Dollars is another successful program designed to prevent “retail leakage” into neighboring communities.   OV Dollars is spent exclusively at participating Oro Valley businesses at no cost to the business. System setup is quick and is compatible with existing POS systems where major credit cards are accepted. Throughout the year, promotions are provided to shoppers encouraging the use of OV Dollars in the community.  Since the December 2011 launch of this program over $246,000 of OV Dollars have been spent.

Thank you to Oro Valley businesses and program partners, Explorer Newspaper and Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce.  Your support and participation make these programs possible.

For the Shopper
Come and see what’s in store!  Discover unique local boutiques and brand name shopping in Oro Valley.  

Need a unique gift idea?  OV Dollars makes a great gift for graduates, co-workers, visitors or yourself.  It is also a convenient way to shop and show your support for this great community.

The fact is, shopping locally has a direct impact on the community. Sales tax collections for fiscal year 2014/15 were approximately $14.6 million. 100 percent of that money goes towards public safety, roads, new parks, trails, services and facilities.   

Do you have a particular shopping destination in mind?  Are you planning a day of culture, entertainment or relaxation?  Use our convenient Business Navigator tool for a list of Oro Valley businesses.  You can search by category, by part or the entire business name, or find a business that accepts OV Dollars gift cards. A printable updated list of businesses accepting OV Dollars is available (click here)

Check our website for special promotions and the chance to win prizes or earn extra OV Dollars – just for choosing to shop in Oro Valley!

Pick up your FREE Shop Oro Valley bag or purchase your OV Dollars gift cards at the following locations:

Town of Oro Valley Administration Building
11000 North La Cañada Drive
Oro Valley, Arizona 85737
Phone: (520) 229-4700
Hours: Monday – Friday; 8am - 5pm
Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce
7435 North Oracle Road, Suite 107
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 297-2191
Hours: Monday – Friday; 9am - 6pm