The winter shopping season is already upon us, but no need to fret if you haven’t started checking off your list. We’re here to help you find the perfect gift-giving destination. Get started on your shopping with our guide to the quintessential Mississauga mall, Square One Shopping Centre.
Shopping Mississauga: What to See and Do at Square One
If you’re looking for lots of selection and a fun outing to boot, head to Ontario’s biggest mall, Square One Mississauga. The shopping centre’s vast variety spans hundreds of boutiques and name-brand stores, from the biggest designer labels to beloved, accessible favourites.
Located in the heart of the city, just steps from Celebration Square, it’s one of the top downtown Mississauga attractions – and for good reason. With incredible art displays, a Cineplex movie theatre and dozens of dining options, there are plenty of ways to turn your shopping trip into a full-day adventure.
Having opened in 1973, 2023 marks Square One’s 50th anniversary. To celebrate, you can visit the Square One Vision Centre, an immersive hub of inspiration showcasing it’s the mall’s history and its vision for the future while it’s still there.
Square One shopping centre boasts nearly 350 stores. Among these, you’ll find top designer brands like Gucci, Tiffany & Co, Indochino, and Swarovski. For top-quality goods without luxury price tags, you can also shop favourites like Old Navy, Indigo, H&M and Zara.
Beyond retail stores, Square One is also home to hair salons like Aveda as well as The Barber’s Chair, and even a tattoo parlour, Chronic Ink. You’ll also appreciate the specialty shops, from the Apple Store to Nespresso.
To find out about special in-store deals and promotions, make sure to check out the store offers before your visit.
Food & Restaurants
While the Square One food court alone has enough variety to satisfy the hungriest of appetites, the delicious dining options don’t end there!
One of the most popular eateries is Reds Square One offers an expansive wine list alongside comfort fare in a recently redesigned upscale tavern-like setting, ideal for a relaxing yet elegant meal.
The Square One Food District offers a unique experience that will transport you to a mercantile city market. Among the 25 merchants, you can find both seated dining and take-out options. Grab a sweet treat to go from Sweet Jesus Ice Cream, enjoy a rich cheesecake from Uncle Tetsu, or indulge in gourmet Indian cuisine at the famed Farzi Café.
For something extra special, The District Kitchen, the cornerstone of the Food District, regularly hosts foodie pop-ups to shine a spotlight on unique culinary offerings where you’re sure to discover your new favourite food.
With the free Sauga Savings Pass, you can get great deals and freebies at Mississauga hot spots – including Square One. Simply present your pass at Guest Services to receive a $25 Square One gift card. Plus, enter our Holiday Shopping Spree contest for a chance to win a $2500 Square One gift card!
When visiting from out of town, you can also take advantage of special incentives to help you get even more from your stay. Receive a $25 gift card when you spend $500 or more before tax, and present your same-day receipts. CanaDream RV Guests can also receive a $10 gift card by presenting their CanadaDream RV keychains to Guest Services.