Of course you need a hula skirt, along with Elvis sunglasses, sideburns, and a ukulele. A. Schwab's, the dry goods store that has been operating on Beale Street since 1876, sells all of it. Honestly, the store sells a lot of stuff.
Need a hat, children’s toys, candy, albums from some of the world’s greatest musicians that just happened to be recorded in Memphis? Yep, A. Schwab’s has all of that. The store is a good place to pick up a unique Memphis souvenir while experiencing the history of the famous street in its oldest business.
Memphis is a quirky city, and A. Schwab’s might be the epitome of the word. In addition to unique gifts, the place houses a small Beale Street museum inside. When traveling to Memphis with a family, A. Schwab’s is one place on Beale Street that is worth a visit.