You can spend some time in a large indoor mall or you can stroll outside along a beautiful pedestrian mall. They provide specialty boutiques, souvenir shops and discount outlets.
Besides shopping in a store or mall, online shopping has become very popular and there are many local websites that sell absolutely everything – including the kitchen sink!
You can also save a lot of money on clothing and home furnishings at any of the consignment shops that are all over the city. You can even bring some of your used items and make a bit of money.
Ottawa also has all the popular big box stores like Future Shop, Staples, Best Buy, WalMart and many others. There is also a great selection of toy stores in Ottawa if you are looking for gifts and/or toys for the kids.
You can be certain that you will find what you are looking for in Ottawa.
100 Bayshore Drive
Including stores like Old Navy, H&M, Gap, Children’s Place, The Bay, sports stores, and much more.
Billings Bridge Plaza
2323 Riverside Drive
Galeries de Hull
320 St. Joseph Boulevard, Gatineau
300 Eagleson Road (at Hazeldean)
Including stores such as Target, a food court, a grocery store and much more.
1642 Merivale Road
Ottawa Train Yards
Located just off Industrial Avenue
Michael’s, Walmart and much more.
110 Place D’Orleans Drive
St. Laurent Boulevard
1309 Carling Avenue
Besides the indoor malls there are also some other areas in the city that you don’t want to miss if you feel like doing some shopping in Ottawa. The three areas listed below offer hundreds of specialty stores, boutiques, restaurants and cafes in an outdoor setting. Some of the restaurants and cafes have patios in the warmer months. After a day of shopping you may want to stop in at one and enjoy a cold beverage on their patio.
Bank Street stretches from North to South beginning right downtown Ottawa.
The Byward Market covers a lot of the downtown area.
Sparks Street Mall – is Canada’s oldest pedestrian mall. You will also find various festivals that take place along Sparks Street.
Westboro – this shopping district begins where Wellington turns into Richmond Road.
Online Shopping in Ottawa:
Know exactly what you need and don’t want to pay retail for it? Try perusing the “garage sale” type online sites! You can find fabulous purchases at a fraction of the price, and often in great condition. We have personally bought and sold on these sites and have had great success. Just take appropriate precautions when meeting the seller when paying and picking up your items.
Ottawa Classified Site Buy-Sell-Trade
Enjoy your Ottawa shopping extravaganza! Hopefully you will find something for yourself and for your friends and family.