If you are doing your Christmas shopping in Ottawa this year then you will be joining the thousands of us who are trying to find the perfect gift(s) for our loved ones. Try not to stress though, we are here to help as much as we can.
Shopping for Christmas presents can be a very stressful time for a lot of people. We have found some years stressful but now, we absolutely love it. The key is to make a list of who you want to buy for, how much you want to spend and any ideas you may have for them. Another great idea: shop early!!
We won’t be able to give you ideas for everyone on your list but we can help you find places to go begin your search. There are stores, malls, websites, specialty shops and so much more!!
Here is a list which will get you started for Christmas shopping in Ottawa:
- Chapters (at the store or online at chapters.indigo.ca)
different locations around the city
This is seriously one of our favourite places to shop at any time of year. They don’t just have books and magazines. They have neat gift ideas for all ages, they have DVDs, a fantastic toy section with some unique and educational toys and so much more. We have done a lot of shopping at their stores and online over the years.
Check out one of the stores or their website (chapters.indigo.ca)
- Craft Shows
A Christmas Craft Show can be a great place to find a unique, handmade gift for your loved one(s). In recent years we have found really good quality gifts that weren’t necessarily on anyone’s wish list but they loved the gift when they opened it.
- Shopping Malls (indoor and outdoor)
Ottawa has plenty of shopping malls around the entire city. This is a great place to start your shopping (or finish it) as they all have a variety of stores.
Here is a list of shopping malls in Ottawa
- Toy Stores
There are a lot of different toy stores in the Ottawa area for you to choose from. There are big box toy stores or smaller, independenty owned stores. Please check out our Ottawa Toy Store page for a complete listing.
Our Christmas Shopping in Ottawa section is being updated on a regular basis so please check back often.
Good luck with your shopping for Christmas in Ottawa!