This page contains a list of shopping areas that are spread around greater Victoria. Each has it’sown unique character from the Village atmospher to the major centres at Mayfair, Uptown and Hillside. Victoria shopping is just plain fun. Something for everyone.
Broadmead Village Shopping Centre– This character Mall is located at 777 Royal Oak Drive and contains over 45 Shops and Services. Anchor stores include Thrifty’s Groceries and Canadian Tire. Located in Map Area 3, Saanich, North in Broadmead, just west of Highway # 17
Brentwood Bay– The Brentwood Bay shopping area is located along West Saanich Road on the Saanich Peninsula. It is the neighbourhood shopping area for the people in Brentwood Bay and contain shops, restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Cadboro Bay Village-This neighbourhood shopping area serves Ten Mile Point and the University Area. It is located at the corner of Cadboro Bay Road and Sinclair. It contains a variety of shops, services and a Pepper’s grocery store. It is close to the popular Gyro Park on Cadboro Bay.
West Shore Town Centre– This Modern Mall serves the Western Communities. It contains over 50 stores and services and is located at 2945 Jacklin Road.
Colwood Corners– This shopping area is at the corner of Goldstream Avenue and Highway 1A. It is the center of a strip of shopping venues that begin just as you turn on to Highway 1A from the Trans Canada Highway and continues on towards Sooke. This area contains a wide variety of stores, shops, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. Map reference #4
Cook Street Village– This charming village has a wide variety of restaurants, stores, shops. services and grocery stores and a warm neighbourhood atmosphere. It is near the eastern side of Beacon Hill Park and only blocks from the Dallas Road waterfront. It is on Cook Street in the southern part of Victoria.
Cordova Bay Village– This neighbourhood shopping area is in the north eastern part of Saanich on Cordova Bay Road and is on the Eastern waterfront. It is close to parks and the shopping area contains shops, services, a mini golf, restaurants, and Matticks Farm.
Downtown Victoria is the largest of the shopping areas in Greater Victoria. It contains some substantial shopping areas within it, such as Victoria Bay Centre, Chinatown, Market Square and hundreds of shops, services, accomodations, theatres, businesses, night spots, and restaurants. The area from the Inner Harbour north several blocks is known as Old Town and is characterized by heritage buildings and lots of shopping.
Esquimalt Plaza– This is the town centre for Esquimalt and in addition to a wide variety of stores, it is the centre for a large number of businesses that begin as you cross the blue Johnson Street Bridge and continues all of the way to the Esquimalt Naval Base.
Fairfield Plaza-This shopping area contains numerous shops, stores and services and services the Fairfield community in Victoria.
Gorge Shopping Centre – This shopping area begins at the corner of Tillicum and Gorge and extends north towards Tillicum Mall. It is a neighbourhood shopping area containing many shops and services.
Hillside Centre-This is one of Victoria’s largest indoor shopping centres. It contains over 100 Shops and Services. As with other Major Shopping Centres it is surrounded by a large number of stores and services. Anchor Stores include Sears, Target, Thrifty Foods, Marshalls and Bolen Books. It is located on the corner of Hillside and Shelbourne at 1644 Hillside.
James Bay Square-This neighbourhood shopping area serves the James Bay community in Victoria and contains numerous shops, services and restaurants.
Langford Town Centre- This shopping area is in the heart of Langford starting at the corner of Millstream Road and Goldstream Avenue. The area contains shops, services, restaurants, a theatre and much more.
Market Square– This shopping area is located at 560 Johnson street. It is a rectangular, 3 storey shopping area with an open courtyard in the centre. It’s unique character and variety of shops, services and restuarants make it a popular downtown shopping area.Map reference #6
Mayfair Centre-This is Victoria’s Largest Shoppinig Area and like other large indoor malls, it is surrounded by a large business and shopping area. The Mall anchor stores include The Bay, Pacific Linen and Toys ‘R Us and 135 other shops, services and businesses. It is located at 3147 Douglas.
Oak Bay Village-This charming village is the town centre for the Municipality of Oak Bay. It contains a variety of shops, services, restaurants and businesses.
Royal Oak Shopping Centre-This is a neighbourhood shopping area that serves the Royal Oak area. It is located at 4478 West Saanich Road.
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Saanich Centre-This neighbourhood shopping area is located at 3989 Quadra Street and anchor stores include London Drugs and Thrifty’s Groceries.
Shelbourne Plaza/Village Square – This neighbourhood shopping area is located at the corner of Shelbourne Street and Cedar Hill X Road. It contains numerous shops, stores, grocery stores and services.Map reference #3
Sidney by the Sea-This is the town centre of Sidney on the northern end of Saanich Peninsula. Shops, stores and businesses are primarily along Beacon Avenue and one or two blocks to the north and south, ending on the Sidney waterfront.
Stelly’s Cross Road-Central Saanich– This is a neighbourhood shopping area that serves the community area of Central Saanich on the Saanich Peninsula. It contains numerous shops, businesses and light industrial industry.
Sooke Village-This is the town centre of Sooke, a community of some 10,000 people on the Western side of Greater Victoria. It contains shops, services, business, restaurants and more, stretching along Highway 1A as it passes through Sooke.
Tillicum Centre-This is a large indoor mall containing over 70 stores and services. It serves Western Saanich and is border by shopping areas on Burnside Road East and Tillicum Road. It is next to the G. R. Pearkes Community Recreation Centre.
Uptown- This is Victoria’s newest shopping centre located at 3440 Saanich Road. It has a large selection of stores and services.
University Heights- This indoor mall contains over 40 shops and services as well as four theatres. Anchor stores include SaveOnFoods and Home Depot. It serves the Gordon Head & University Areas. It is located at 3980 Shelbourne as has adjacent shopping.
Victoria Bay Centre-This indoor shopping mall is one of Victoria’s largest and newest Malls. It contains 4 levels of shopping surround a sky lit courtyard. It contains a food court and most shops and services. It is centrally located in downtown Victoria at the corner of Douglas and View streets.