Shop 'Til You Drop in #UptownSJ

January 11, 2023

In partnership with Uptown Saint John BIA

Conveniently located in Saint John’s uptown core, the shops of Uptown Saint John are a perfect place to spend your bay-cation, weekend getaway, family staycation, or a couple hours of mid-week “me time.”


Find great stores with modern and vintage clothes, locally crafted items, artwork, shoes, housewares, gift ideas, and more. The streets of uptown are filled with retailers to suit every interest and desire!

The Latest Trends

Spend an afternoon (or two!) wandering the streets of uptown and discover the latest fashion trends. Uptown retailers offer unique style options and one-of-a-kind finds, making sure you find the perfect outfit every time.


Get your thrift on at The Kindness Closet. Find the perfect dress for a night out on the town at LORDON. Explore men’s fashion at Castle Carry or Pristine Life. Class-up your style at Samuel & Co. Accessorise at Crazy Sister’s Jewellery or Hats on the Square.


For every style interest and fashion need, shops uptown have got you covered!

Fabulous Finds

In need of something unique for a loved one in your life? Or, on the hunt for something special just for you? Uptown Saint John’s speciality shops have got you covered!


Appeal to your creative side at shops like Blue Pelican Bath & Body, Heroes’ Beacon Comics & Games, Obscurity or Tommy’s Superette. Hunt through rare, hard-to-find items at Backstreet Records, Dave Shoots Bookseller, Loyalist City Coins & Books, or Scheherazade Books & Music. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Freak Lunchbox. Meet all your décor needs at TUCK Studio, Decor8 Finishing Touches, or Juniper.


Whatever your need, whatever your reason, you're sure to find everything you’re looking for and more.

Galleries Galore

Hit the streets for an afternoon of gallery hopping sure to leave you mesmerized and in awe of the talents featured in uptown Saint John!


Watch live glassblowing and purchase a piece of your own at Glass Roots Inc. Find the perfect piece of jewelry at Handworks Gallery or Spicer Merrifield Gallery. Get inspired by carefully curated collections at Cobalt Art Gallery, Jones Gallery, Mitote Art Gallery, or Trinity Galleries.


Our uptown galleries will give you all the big city vibes, all located within walking distance of our urban core.


Looking for more inspiration? Check out our retailer listings here, and discover uptown galleries here.

In need of directions to your uptown shopping destination? Visit Uptown Saint John’s Restaurants & Retailer Guide to help get you around!