Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario Shopping Areas and Shopping Districts information, listings and links
Around KitchenerKitchener Downtown
The Warehouse District is on the West side and is undergoing much conversions of former industrial lands in to offices, lofts, and shops.
The Market District is on the east side, and has culturally diverse restaurants and shops.
The Civic District is close to all the government buildings, including the Farmers Market.
The City Centre District is focused on serving workers in the office buildings in the core.
A unique shopping district in the heart of Kitchener-Waterloo, which includes the Food Lover's Loop with its half dozen restaurants
The stretch of Victoria Street from Highway 7 east to Breslau has a number of stores & services, including Bingeman Park on the norht side.
There is lots to do & shop for with 15 years of major investment and redevelopment of Waterloo Town Square and the former Seagram Lands and lots of new loft apartments.
Guelph's downtown has many century old buildings with lots of shops & restaurants. Bring the kids and join in on one of our many family-friendly festivals. Also featuring noon hour concerts in St. George's Square Fridays June through September.
Village of St. Jacobs
Nearly 100 intriguing craft, antique, gift and fashion shops nestled in 19th Century buildings. There's also an outlet mall nearby, and fine restaurants too!
Galt City Centre (Downtown Cambridge)
Galt has developed along both sides of the Grand River, with lots of shops and public buildings on both sides of the river.
The East Side, has many heritage buildings, and is the traditional retail and commercial district.
To the east, the Lower Highway 8 has a small commercial district with mostly chain stores & restaurants.
West of the Grand River is the Westgate Commercial District along on Hwy. 97 (Cedar Street) with a number of chain retailers.
Preston Towne Centre
Along King Street (Highway 8) from Waterloo Street to Dolph Street, with merchants providing a wide range of goods and services in office-related industry, business service industries and licensed restaurants.
Hespeler Village District
519-740-4650, Ext. 7266
Hespeler Village District has benefitted from the re-alignment of Highway #24 around the core, to create a quaint shopping environment. The area lies astride the Heritage-designated Speed River with its parkland along the riverbanks, and redeveloped industrial heritage buildings. There is also a shopping cluster from Highway 401 south along Hespeler Road to Munch Avenue, including Cambridge Centre Mall and a "pwer centre" at Pinebush Rd.