Are you familiar with the downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage District? Many people know all about certain aspects of Ontario’s Wine Country, but have you ever visited Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District to shop its boutiques and artisanal shops? Shopping in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon – or start off your morning with a handcrafted coffee and a freshly baked treat from one of our local cafes.
Whatever you’re looking for, you will find unique versions of it within the gorgeous streets of Niagara’s historical town. In case you’ve never made the trip into – and around – our quaint streets, here’s a list of the shops you can lose yourself in, whenever you’re able to plan your next trip.
Fashion and Accessories
You don’t have to head to Niagara Falls to find the perfect outfit or present to treat yourself or your loved ones. Whether you want a sophisticated hat to elevate your selection of formal wear or you want to emulate the style of the Irish, you will find extremely high-quality clothing and accessories within each of the shops in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District who are owned by people who handpick the fashions you’re searching for.
Don’t forget about the gorgeous jewellery you’ll find on display within a number of our antique, craft and fashion boutiques. A pair of earrings or an intricate necklace make for wonderful ways to commemorate your trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake, and we know you’ll find the right purchase to be proud of when you return to the city.
Shop Fashion and Accessories in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District
- Irish Design
- BeauChapeau Hat Shop
- Great Things
- Hatley Boutique Niagara-on-the-Lake
- Monika’s Casuals
- Elle Du Monde
- Brims and Things
- Niagara-on-the-Lake Jeweller’s and Precious Metal Studio
Home and Gifts
Are you looking for artwork to adorn your walls at home – or would you like to take home pieces of pottery you can use to beautify your next dinner party? Regardless of whether you want a lovely painting or something you can put to use in your kitchen, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District offers unique pieces of home wear for every occasion or just everyday life.
Shop Home and Gifts in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District
- Just Christmas
- Scottish Loft
- Maison Apothecare
- Pandaya Gallery
- Serendipity, The Little French Shop
- The Shiny Company
- Bella Grace Boutique
- Cecile’s Home & Gift
- Custom House Cigars
- Natasha Bradley
- The Butterfly Gallery
Cafés, Artisanal Snacks and Food
There’s no such thing as “shopping ‘til you drop” when the food is this delicious in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District.
Begin your day with a beignet and cappuccino, and then continue to snack your way throughout Niagara-on-the-Lake as you slowly stroll from store-to-store. There are several different bakeries, confectionaries and cafes lining our picturesque heritage streets. All of our local vendors will be delighted to treat you to farm-to-table foods and preserves, as well as perfectly fresh delicacies that represent the love of food, which thrives throughout our region.
Shop Cafés and Artisan Foods in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District
- Maple Leaf Fudge
- Greaves Jams and Marmalades
- Old Tyme Candy Shoppe
- OLiV Tasting Room
- Cheese Secrets
- Il Gelato di Carlotta
- Country Wine Vintners
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
- Kurtz Culinary Creations
- Nina Gelateria & Pastry Shop
- Victoria Teas & Coffee’s
- Old Town Goodies
- Taylor’s Bakery & Ice Cream
- Willow Cakes & Pastries
- Balzac’s Niagara-on-the-Lake
- Budapest Bakeshop
Books and Toys
Forget inside-the-box bookstores and find books of a different persuasion within Niagara-on-the-Lake. Whether they’re nestled within our antique shops or proudly displayed within our bookstores, you will (re)discover brand-new bindings and also well-loved novels whose markings tell a story of their own.
For your little ones’ amusement or to give you the means to waste the day away by the pool at your Vintage Hotel, you can visit Niagara’s Heritage District stores to find cards and games that will have you laughing and invigorating your competitive spirit, while making memories with the ones you love and enjoying your getaway.
Shop Books and Toys in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Heritage District
- Old Niagara Bookshop
- The Owl & The Pussycat
A Unique Shopping Experience in Downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake
Shopping is not meant to be stressful, so rethink the days of visiting overcrowded stores and redefine your experiences by shopping at boutiques, whose streets will be framed by gorgeous greenery and colourful blooms later this season. Stay the weekend at Prince of Wales, Queen’s Landing, or Pillar and Post and find items you’ll never discover anywhere else during your time in Niagara-on-the-Lake.