Shopping at HemisFair ’68

“HemisFair ’68 offers fairgoers a world of wares from countries as varied in their products as Spain, India and Korea; Thailand, Mexico and France or Great Britain, the Philippines and Belgium.” (HemisFair Guidebook, 1968)

The presence of an on-site branch of the U.S. Post Office, offered visitors the option to mail their souvenirs home.

“To house the souvenir shops and other small retail outlets, Hemisfair designers adopted the style of the traditional Latin-American market stall, altered it to satisfy contemporary needs and then bound several together into colorful clusters dotted throughout the site.” (HemisFair Guidebook, 1968)


Below are vacation images of various shops from around the grounds. (Click on images for a closer look)