Shop Local

A unique shopping experience like no other 

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Wellington County offers a unique shopping scene. Find an array of specialty shops and stores in our quaint towns and see why we have become a popular shopping destination. From fashion to gifts, to home decor, there is so much to see, explore, and experience. 

Spend the afternoon walking the streets of Downtown Elora browsing the beautiful boutiques. Spend your Sunday at the Aberfoyle Antique Market hunting for treasures. Do your part to supporting local and support the environment by shopping at consignment boutiques like the Pretty Penny. Find unique gifts and shops like The Rivers Edge, fashion favourites and so much more.

Help support our local communities and businesses so we can continue to enjoy them in the future. Find a full list and variety of local businesses and products on the Wellington County Business Directory.

Can't make it to town? Continue to shop and support local businesses by purchasing gift cards. See below for more Shop Local Resources. 


Make it Mapleton logoMake it Mapleton

A website that allows you to buy gift certificates to many local businesses in Mapleton Township (Drayton and Moorefield) The Mapleton Chamber of Commerce and Township of Mapleton want to make it simple to support local businesses. Visit to learn more.


Think Minto First Shop Local Logo Think Minto First

A one-stop-shop to purchase gift cards from amazing local stores and businesses located in the Town of Minto (Harriston, Palmerston, and Clifford). Visit to learn more.


Shop Local Wellington North Logo Shop Wellington North

Online platform for local businesses in Mount Forest, Arthur and surrounding area to put their products for sale online. Feel free to browse, share and shop on this new platform and help support local! Visit


Taste Real Logo Find Local Food with Taste Real

Taste Real Guelph-Wellington has put together a handy list of all Taste Real farms and food businesses with details on how you can purchase from them.

For a full listing of shops and businesses visit the Wellington County Business Directory page.

If you would like to register or update your business under the Businesses Directory, click here

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