If you haven’t made your list, checked it twice, and bought all of the presents for the special humans on your Christmas list, that’s okay! Everyone’s lives are busy around this time of year…but that means everyone’s going to be scrounging for last minute gifts at the mall very, very soon.
For any last-minute shopper who’s looking to save a couple (hundred) bucks, there is a solution that’s not online shopping.
That’s right, if you can bare the crowds, you could visit an outlet mall just outside of Halton to get your shopping done for everyone on your “nice” list in time for Christmas!
Lucky for you, there are some handy outlet malls outside of Halton to save you from the shame.
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Here are some of the best outlet malls where you can do your last minute Christmas shopping outside the city:
There’s no ignoring that fact that Niagara Falls is a hotspot for outlets. Canada One is its smaller-scale, strip mall style outlet mall, boasting just over 30 brand name stores. If you want to gift clothing for people of any age, you’re in luck — Adidas, Carters OshKosh, Coach, and Roots are just a few of the popular stores you’ll find discounts at here. Looking for furniture and housewares for your aunt? Check out Bombay. Looking for a gift for your favourite coworker but not sure what they like? Head to Rocky Mountain Chocolate. Whenever you decide to do your shopping (even if it’s on December 23) you can find the hottest deals at Canada One by clicking here.
This Mississauga gem has some seriously incredible deals going on at the holidays. Get yourself (you deserve presents, too!) a discounted flight at the Flight Centre, the shoe-lover on your list some discounted boots at Journeys, something for your special someone at Things Engraved, or even up to 75 per cent off at Showcase, for all of your As Seen on TV needs. Don’t forget to visit the forest of stars!
At 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive in Vaughan, this massive mall combines outlets and regularly priced retailers to give you a comprehensive discounted shopping experience. But it’s no secret that Vaughan Mills has some sweet deals. For the fancy humans in your life, you’ll probably find some good deals at their Holt Renfrew last call store. You can also buy the athlete in your life some new runners from the Adidas Outlet. And let’s not forget about the little ones — there’s an International Clothiers Kids here, Legoland, and even a Nintendo store. With 262 stores, you really can’t go wrong here! Find the most current and best deals here.
“Shop merry and bright with savings just right” is Tanger’s slogan for the season! They’re clearly in the festive spirit, and worth a visit about an hour away in Cookstown. Go ahead, gift some denim from the Levi’s outlet, some athletic gear from Under Armour where everything’s up to 40 per cent off, or check out the Tommy Hilfiger last chance sale. This season, Home Essentials has up to 75 per cent off of everything in store, so that might be the most worthwhile scope-out here. You can even swing a 32 GB iPad for just $349.98. They sell a coupon book for additional discounts, though their holiday specials are pretty incredible.
Would you like a complimentary roasted s’more with your last minute holiday shopping? If that sounds magnificent, the massive outlet collection at Niagara is the place to be. This weekend and next, they’re hosting a Holiday Haven where you can indulge while you shop! As for the deals, you can get 70 per cent off of Kate Spade merch until Monday December 18 for the fashionista in your life, 50 per cent off scarves — a universal Christmas gift! — at Forever 21, and even a sale at Pepper Palace where you can get one free hot sauce when you buy three, or a special bundle discount when you buy four or more…hot sauce is a unique and fun gift idea for sure! Check out the best current deals before you head over here.