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Only in Ptbo – Unique Shopping finds in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Whether it’s to find the perfect gift or treat yourself, these unique stops are #OnlyinPtbo


Art Gallery of Peterborough

The Gallery Shop offers a diverse selection of true one-of-a-kind works in ceramics, glass, jewellery and more! We feature fine art and craft by regional makers and unique items that highlight the best in Canadian design. We also have an inspired children’s section. Don’t forget that AGP Members receive a 10% discount on selected gallery merchandise! This includes books and AGP exhibition publications.


Avant-Garden Shop

Offering homeowners and gardeners the finest in home and garden décor, gardening accessories and backyard birding supplies, the store is filled with an alluring collection of functional and decorative items to enhance your outdoor living experience. Products are sourced locally and abroad with an eye towards originality and quality.


Bluestreak Records

In business since 1989, they offer loads of new & used records and CDs. Sure, you can find records more readily now, but with the staff’s expert suggestions, it’s easy to walk out with the perfect sound for that special someone. They also sell turntables, new and used, plus needles and belts.


Craftworks at the Barn

Sometimes known now as “the Big Red Barn”, “the Barn”, Craftworks at the barn or just simply: Craftworks; we’re a locally owned and operated Peterborough and the Kawarthas business.


Farmers’ Markets

Sure, Farmers’ Markets throughout Peterborough & the Kawarthas provide fresh, nutritious and locally grown fare, five days a week. They are also home to unique items handcrafted by local artisans. What a delicious opportunity to explore the region, one Farmers’ Market at a time. Peterborough’s & District’s Market and the Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market are even open year-round.


Kawartha Country Wines

Kawartha Country Wines is a small premium family-owned winery located north of Peterborough, Ontario. Local fruits and berries are processed with the highest standards in order to produce award-winning 100% Ontario wines. The gift shop includes a wide range of gourmet food, including a large collection of hot sauce, BBQ sauce, cheese, jams & jellies etc.


Millbrook Valley Chocolates

Single Plantation chocolates, Exotic flavored chocolate bars, Finest Belgium chocolate, European-Style drinking chocolate, Gelato, Kawartha Dairy ice cream ,Fresh international coffees, Award-winning Sloane Teas, Specialty vegan & gluten-free chocolates, Chocolate gifts, Desserts


Modern Makers Market

Looking for a truly unique holiday shopping experience featuring one-of-a-kind products from local makers? Stop by Modern Makers Market for all of your holiday gift needs! Shop the wares of over 30 talented local artisans, crafters, vendors, and makers. Find the perfect gift for that special someone while shopping local!


NaKed Chocolate

At NaKeD Chocolate, using the best couverture chocolate is only the first step in the creation of our exquisite selection of chocolates and confections. Professional Chocolatier, Warren Eley, crafts each recipe to ensure that every bite is a memorable delight.  Discover his inspired flavour combinations using fruits, flowers, spices and herbs from around the world.


Peterborough Museum & Archives

Everything from accessories & clothing to notable print collections and handmade home decor. You’re sure to find the perfect gift for any age.


Ptbo Northern Originals

A unique clothing line available exclusively at Flavour Fashion in downtown Peterborough, gifts don’t get more original than this.


Publican House, & Belmont Lake Brewery

Is there a beer connoisseur on your gift list? Give the gift of a mini Peterborough & the Kawarthas Brewery Tour! Glasses, hats, t-shirts there are lots of great options at both breweries for gifts. Don’t forget to include a 6-pack…from each?


Rocky Meadows Lavender

Handcrafted soaps made with lavender essential oil, gels and washes, creams and lotions, sprays, pet products, aromatherapy, jewelry, chakra oils, hand-painted vintage jars and flower pots, lavender inspired kitchenware, Janice Feist original artwork, quilting….and more!


The Chocolate Rabbit

Decadent unique handmade chocolate truffle collection, barks, bars and sugar-free chocolates, hot chocolates, teas, coffee and so much more! Also home to The Mad Hatter Tea Lounge.



The Tumblehome Shop is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience curated by The Canadian Canoe Museum. Visitors are delighted with our wide selection of canoe themed clothing, artisan crafts, jewelry, books and housewares with a special focus on local and Canadian made goods.


Walton Wood Farms

With Peter’s 40 years’ farming and business experience, and Leslie’s award-winning writing skills, Walton Wood Farm is ever-expanding their portfolio of fun and funky gift products. They specialize in eye-catching packaging and entertaining copywriting that address real-life issues and events with a fresh and unexpected approach.


Watson & Lou

Watson & Lou have cheerfully wacky gifts and one-of-a-kind goods for everyone. Their collection includes jewellery, textiles, embroidery, ceramics, personal care products, paper goods, home decor, and a kickass kids section too. In addition to the boutique, Watson & Lou offers a shared studio space and hosts regular workshops, so visitors can kick-start their creativity or learn a specialized skill in a fun, collaborative environment with informative, hands-on instruction.


Whetung Ojibwa Centre

Whetung Ojibwa Centre offers a spectacular collection of Native crafts as well as Fine Art, Jewelry, Moccasins, Leather Work, Sculptures and much more from Curve Lake First Nation and across Canada.


ZimArt Rice Lake Gallery

The curator Fran Fearnley, travels to Zimbabwe to purchase sculptures directly from the artists. She travels extensively around the country to choose a body of work that fully represents the breadth of style, form and stone that makes this art movement so dynamic and universal in its appeal.


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