183 Centennial Pkwy. N.
Hamilton, ON L8E 1H8
Phone: (905) 560-4500
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Featuring multitude of stores that range from fashion apparel to stationery shops, the Eastgate Square is certainly a shoppers paradise. And, if you are tired with all that shopping, simply head to the food court that features variety of dining establishments. For a complete list of stores, check website.
What was once an open-air shopping plaza is now a swanky indoor mall that features variety of stores. From accessories to sporting gear, this mall caters to all demands, and can certainly be touted as a one-stop shop. For complete list of stores and other information, check website.
Housed in a yellow and maroon Victorian home, this shop looks like it's from a time past, as do the antiques inside. If you're into antiquing, this shop is a must-visit in Hamilton. It sells a wide array of furniture, albums, mirrors, paintings, clocks and much more.
The Lime Ridge mall is touted to be one of the largest shopping centers around and offers unlimited options for shopaholics. Apart from the usual stuff, it also has discounts, sales and festive offers. For more details, check website.
Located in the center of downtown Hamilton, James Street North runs from King William Street to Murray Street West. Once the hub of the Italian, Vietnamese and Portuguese communities, the street is now the home to Hamilton's lively art scene with its various galleries, coffee houses, vintage clothing shops and concert venues. Here is just a sampling of the places you'll find on James Street North: Blue Angel Gallery, James North Studio, Mixed Media, White Elephant, Downtown Arts Centre, Loose Cannon Gallery and much more. The street also hosts a popular Art Crawl on the second Friday of every month, where galleries and shops open their doors until late at night.
Located on artsy James Street North, White Elephant is a boutique that specializes in handmade and vintage items. The shop sells paper goods, prints, jewelry and accessories, all hand-picked by one of the two owners (who are best friends from high school). If you're looking for something beautiful and unique, this is your stop. They also participate in the monthly Art Crawl if you want to experience the shop after hours.
Located in the center of downtown Hamilton, in the Super Block, Lloyd D. Jackson Square (or, as the locals call it, Jackson Square) is a large indoor shopping mall. It has shops for stationery, children's clothing, electronics, shoes, books, jewelry, travel, women and men's clothing, and more. This is also a good spot to find some food, either in one of the two food courts or in one of the various restaurants.
Located next to the Hamilton Public Library since 1980, the indoor Hamilton Farmers' Market is open on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. With the nearly 70 vendors on site, the market offers fresh eggs, meat, produce, coffee, seafood, flowers, cheese and more. So whether you are looking for food that is all organic or all vegan or all gluten-free or all-around delicious, this market is an excellent stop for you. You might even be able to catch a cooking demonstration while you're there.
Located across the Guelph Line, the Burlington Mall is perfect for all your shopping needs. Once you enter this mall, you need not worry about anything as it features variety of stores. Annual sales, discount offers are a regular feature here. For complete store listings, please check the website.
From books by famed authors to never seen before titles, this store at Erin Mills, has it all. Not to mention the variety of magazines, music, DVDs and CDs on its shelves. A wide range of colorful and functional stationery decoration, children's books, cute and cuddly toys can also be purchased here. Chapters is part of the hugely successful Indigo Books & Music Incorporated which is touted as the largest book retailer in the country. Book signing ceremonies usually take place at Chapters. Check the website for further details.
Sheridan Centre is a shoppers paradise as you can shop for all your daily needs, be it shoes, clothing, groceries or glasses. The shopping center also has a library, a dentist, a physiotherapist and a gymnasium. Very few shopping centers will have these facilities. For a complete list of retail stores, check the website.
Established in 1989 as one of the largest malls in Mississauga, the Erin Mills Town Center is a two-storied shopping arcade with great options to shop from. With brands like Sears, Gap and H&M, it features more than 200 businesses and retailers. Also on offer here are various eateries that are a part of its expansive food court. The mall also offers rental spaces for large scale not-for-profit and charitable events.