In Hamilton there are several key retail districts, where you can find pretty well anything you’re looking for:

In & Around Hamilton

Barton Village

between Ferguson Avenue and Sherman

Barton Village is one of Hamilton’s well-established shopping and dining area, with many of the shops and restaurants around for over 70 years. Enjoy award-winning Portuguese and other international restaurants, as well as many new businesses.

Concession Street


This is Hamilton mountain’s original business district, offering great views from Sam Lawrence Park, as well as shopping east from there. This street also hosts Concession Streetfest, free fun for the whole family, first Saturday each June.

Ottawa Street

Between Barton and Main (access from Burlington St off the QEW)

Ottawa Street is a decor shopper’s heaven. There are shops and services for almost any need from furniture to fabrics, linens, lighting, flooring, wallpaper, mirrors and much more. Catch the street festival last weekend in September.

Gateways to Hess Village

West Hamilton

There are a number of shopping streets, just west of downtown and linked together, but each with their own identity and character:

Hess Village

on George St, west of Convention Centre

In downtown Hamilton, Hess Village is one of Hamilton’s exciting hotspots, with a vibrant patio scene and a selection of casual and fine dining, galleries, shops and professional services.

King Street West

Starting two blocks west of the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Centre.
This downtown neighbourhood has a wide selection of food, bars, clothing and personal services.

Locke Street South – LoSo


Minutes from downtown, Locke Street offers antique and speciality shops, interspersed with cafes and purveyors of innovative cuisine. If you are looking for the unique and the unusual, it is worth a look at Locke! 70 shops to serve you.

Main West Esplanade

from Dundurn to Queen, in West Hamilton

Good variety of dining, galleries, fashion, spas and professional services.

Westdale Village shopping area

Westdale Village

Main Street West, near McMaster University

This area is busy particularly from the thousands of McMaster University students who frequent its shops, restaurants and bars.

Nearby Hamilton

Downtown Dundas


Visit the small historic town of Dundas, nestled in the picturesque Dundas Valley, and enjoy the tree-lined streets, 19th century buildings, its culture and recreation facilities, and over 100 shops, restaurants, and services.

View of Stoney Creek Square

Stoney Creek Village


King Street in Stoney Creek has strong ties to the past with historic Battlefield House Museum and Park waiting to be explored. From there, meander into the old village and experience Stoney Creek where you will find a better choice of shopping and dining spots. Don’t forget to stop at Stoney Creek Dairy for a real dessert break.



Discover Waterdown, a quaint and desirable village with pictureque and warm shops to greet you – from antiques and hobby stores to clothiers, tearooms and cafes. You’re sure to enjoy your stay – only minutes from downtown Hamilton. Free parking throughout the entire village.