Where is the Best Place to Shop in Milton?

Published November 15, 2018 at 2:30 am

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Are you in need of some retail therapy? Or, do you just need to get out of the house and feel like shopping?

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Are you in need of some retail therapy? Or, do you just need to get out of the house and feel like shopping?

Well good news, Milton may be your answer.

Let’s take a look at the popular shopping areas in the town to find out which one is best.

Milton Mall

The Milton Mall is managed by Bentall Kennedy, a Sun Life Investment Management company – one of the biggest global real estate advisors. 

This mall is home a huge selection of stores and restaurants including Ako Greek, Ardene, Bentley Luggage, Cora Breakfast & Lunch Restaurant, Dollarama, EB Games, Fashion Studio, Foot Mech, Global Pet Foods, Kevin’s Hamburger House, Koodo, La Chateau, Nails For You, Plato’s Closet, Winners, and more.

The mall is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Although the mall has a wide selection of stores and restaurants to frequent there are some popular ones missing. A few stores that cannot be found in the Milton Mall, but can be found in other areas of Milton, include SportChek, Payless ShoeSource, Subway, and Indigo.

To view the mall directory in full, visit the Milton Mall website

The mall is located at 55 Ontario St. S., Milton, ON.

Photo is courtesy of the Milton Mall.


SmartCentres, formally called SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust, is a powerful Canadian real estate provider that has locations all over the country.

According to the SmartCentres website, “With proven expertise in retail development and operation, SmartCentres’ capabilities have grown to include a variety of urban, mixed-use, residential and industrial developments, including a number of master planned communities such as SmartCentres Place at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in Ontario.”

At the Milton SmartCentres location, shoppers will find a wide selection of stores and food options such as Walmart, Subway, Cogeco, Payless ShoeSource, Staples, Bouclair, Reitmans, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Canadian Tire, Pita Pit, and The Shoe Company just to name a few. 

To view the full directory and location hours, visit the Milton SmartCentres website.

Milton’s SmartCentre is located at 1280 Steeles Ave. E.

Map is courtesy of SmartCentres. 

Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (DMBIA)

This area was first founded in 1977 with the goal of promoting, and enhancing, downtown Milton as a growing and vibrant business community.

According to the Downtown Milton website more specific goals of this area include, “Beautification, event management, marketing and enhancing relationships with government and community organizations.”

While downtown Milton, shoppers are able to browse through over 170 shops and food choices. Some of these shops and eateries include Total Skin & Body Spa, Bombshell Hair Studio, Shoppers Drug Mart, Milton Health Foods, Ice Cream Lab Bake Shop & Café, Joya Sushi, Pizza 360, WingsUp!, The Shoe Stop, Aiden N Co, Freedom Mobile, West End Smoke Shoppe, just to name a few.

Locations of each store and/or eatery will vary, for exact addresses and to view the full directory visit the Downtown Milton website

Photo is courtesy of the Downtown Milton Facebook page.

So, when it comes to shopping there are many options in the Town of Milton, but which one is the best? It depends on what you’re looking for.

Which Milton shopping area do you think is best? What stores and/or restaurants is the town missing?

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