An abundance of shopping is in the neighbourhood and just a few blocks walk in the bustling urban shops of the Uptown Waterloo. Within the surrounding region, discover gifts in charming villages, custom collectibles in scenic country craft stores, one of a kind collectibles in art galleries, and unique boutiques in the surrounding hamlets, villages and towns.  

The Shops of Uptown Waterloo

With the Shops of Uptown Waterloo just blocks away, a short walk will also take you through the Bauer Marketplace within Allen, King and Caroline streets.  Discover the custom tailored clothing and specially hand selected styles courtesy of Paul Puncher and Mark Nunes, alongside the formidable trends of Jeff Alpaugh. Discover eco fashion and hemp collectibles at the House of Bamboo, and find Valentina Bridal Couture and  Harmony by Earthwinds

St. Jacobs Market District

A few minutes drive from north Waterloo lies one of the region’s best day-trip locations. Filled with fresh local food, quaint restaurants, gift shops, and of course, fashion boutiques, make sure to give yourself plenty of time to explore the serene villages and hamlets.  The St. Jacobs Village, St. Jacobs Market, St. Jacobs Furniture House, and St. Jacobs Playhouse are just a few of the gems within the St. Jacobs Market District

Bauer Marketplace

A collection of specialty food stores, salons, spas, restaurants and shopping await you in the Bauer Marketplace.  Discover the fashions in Loft 106 and the trending styles within Uni+Koncept.  Relax in a cafe, grab a European delicacy at Vincenzos, or stop in for a luncheon at the Bauer Kitchen.

Countryside Collectibles

If you are up for a short drive, the townships of Wellesley, Woolwich, Wilmot, and North Dumfries offer picturesque villages in country-settings. Rolling hills and farmland surround friendly small towns with some noteworthy gifts such as menonite handmade quilts, custom crafted furniture, and quaint charming shops filled with unique collectibles.  Fresh baked pies, organic ice cream shops, and luncheon stops for home cooked food, make for a beautiful day along the drive through the countryside.

A day of shopping within the Uptown Waterloo has art galleries, cafes, craft breweries and chef inspired culinary cuisine.  Take the train out to the St. Jacob’s Market District for a day, explore with a leisurely drive through the countryside, or stay close to home in The Bauer Marketplace & The Shops of Uptown Waterloo.