Have you made your list and checked it twice? If you've still got a ways to go on your holiday shopping (no judgement) or just need a few little things here and there, we recommend heading to downtown Tillsonburg. Just 20 minutes off of Highway 401, Tillsonburg is a magical town during the festive season with unique shops, delicious bakeries and more. Read on for our favourite spots to get a little holiday shopping done! 

 

Discover the Best Spots to go Holiday Shopping in Tillsonburg

Here are our top five spots to do holiday shopping in Tillsonburg! Want to skip ahead? No worries!

1. Betty's Marketplace

Where: Betty's Marketplace, 87 Broadway St. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)

First up on the list is Betty's Marketplace right on Broadway Street in downtown Tillsonburg.  This shop houses wares from all kinds of artisans and is a must-stop shop for loads of people on your list this year.  

From handmade toques and beautiful candles to second-hand children's clothing and beautifully-crafted toys, there's something for everyone. We love their selection of awesome pop culture pieces for your home that are sure to add a little festive cheer under the tree this year.  

With loads of local brands coming in the door all the time,  you'll always find something new, from delicious preserves and spices to gorgeous pottery and more.

2. Trinkets Gift Shoppe

Where: Trinkets Gift Shoppe, 149 Broadway St. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)

Just down the road, Trinkets Gift Shoppe has been a favourite among many locals for years but now we're letting the word out.

Discover their beautiful selection of giftware from stylish clothing and pyjamas to Canadian-made chocolate that will have your mouth watering and beautiful holiday decor.

Need some help selecting a gift? No problem. Just ask the very friendly staff for some recommendations and you'll be fixed up in no time.

3. Pedlar's Quay

Where: Pedlar's Quay, 20 Ridout St. W. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)

Around the corner, Pedlar's Quay is located in a beautiful heritage home on Ridout Street and is full of beautiful holiday decor, gifts perfect for your holiday hosts and loads of items to make your every day just a little more special. Discover how each room of this house has been curated around a specific theme for a truly beautiful display experience. 

From locally made artisan charcuterie boards and accoutrements for your cheese boards to cocktail napkins, office decor and so much more, you'll discover it here. Carrying both local and imported goods, Pedlar's Quay has been a staple in Oxford County since 1987 and makes each holiday season more special than the next.  

4. Two Girls and a Cheese Shop

Where: Two Girls and a Cheese Shop, 20 Brock St. W. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)

Hosting a holiday party? You're definitely going to want to check out Two Girls and a Cheese Shop. This brand new boutique is perfect if you're hosting a holiday shindig and want to put together a beautiful charcuterie spread. With a delicious selection of local and imported cheeses, you'll definitely want to stop by.

Ready to stuff the stockings of some foodies on your list? Two Girls and a Cheese Shop carries delicious artisan chocolates, preserves and jellies and even non-alcoholic beverages like their canned, alcohol-free gin and tonics. 

Pop in for some great accoutrements and more.  You're going to love it. 

5. The Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre

Where: Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre, 41 Bridge St. W. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)

We love stopping into the Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre every year to check out the Baggage Room Gift Shop. For those looking for a one-of-a-kind piece, you'll find it here. 

Built inside two historic train stations, the gift shop here houses unique pieces made by member artists who call the Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre home. Think everything from handmade jewelry and beautiful paintings to stained glass window hangers and knit scarves. 

Get Your Holiday Shopping On

There you have it! Five awesome spots to check out in downtown Tillsonburg to finish your holiday shopping off. 

 

Where can I eat nearby?

There are some great places to eat nearby in downtown Tillsonburg. In the mood for coffee and a baked good? Check out Nectar Coffee & Bar or Special Occasions Cakes. For sit-down pub food, we love Flippin' Mikes or The Mill Tales. For lighter fare, drive a few minutes away to The Indigo Lounge Organic Cafe or grab a sandwich or breakfast at The Skyway Cafe! 

I'd like to make this into an overnight trip. Where should I stay?

Sounds awesome. We're happy you're sticking around a while longer. We recommend checking out the 7 Gables Bed and Breakfast or The Howard Johnson. 

Where else can I shop in Tillsonburg?

There are lots of great spots! Looking for something specific? You could check out the Tillsonburg Town Centre Mall. If you have a quilter on your list, there's no better spot than Cherished Pieces right on the main drag. How about a yoga class? The Indigo Lounge is a great place to start. Looking for some holiday sweets and treats? Check out Coyle's Country Store. 

I need help with my holiday shopping! Do you have any gift guides?

You bet we do! Just head over to our Holiday Gift Guides page for a huge array of ideas. 

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