There are several places close to Acadia University that you can shop. The Town of Wolfville is a small attractive town filled with several places you can purchase items. The Town of New Minas is the settlement next to Wolfville, and it is a 12-minute drive away. In New Minas, you will find bigger shopping centers with more options. 

Also, the city of Halifax has a plethora of shopping options, however, Halifax is an hour away from Wolfville. For transportation, you can rent a car, take a taxi, or you can take the Maritime Bus. Listed below are the popular shopping options available in the Town of Wolfville and New Minas.



Shoppers Drug Mart


"While we’ve expanded our store selections, Shoppers Drug Mart is first and foremost Canada’s favorite drug store. Your health and well-being is our primary concern, and we take care of you with a wide selection of products to support all facets of your health, through all stages of life. The pharmacy is the heart of our store and our friendly, knowledgeable pharmacists can give you more information on your prescriptions, or recommend just the over the counter medicine you need. Whether you’re treating an ailment or just maintaining your overall health, look to us first."

Shoppers sell groceries, electronics, and common household, personal and academic items.

Location: 433 Main Street Wolfville, NS 





"Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community-based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products, and advice. Each Pharmasave store operates independently to serve its individual community, which ensures both programs and services tailored to the needs of customers and a commitment to helping all customers. Live Well With Pharmasave.

Pharmasave sells sell groceries, electronic accessories, and common household, personal and academic items.

Location: 442 Main Street Wolfville, NS 


Independent Grocer


"Your Independent Grocer® is focused on providing customers with freshness and variety to allow all foodies the ability to delight their palettes. When entering a Your Independent Grocer® you will be delighted with the outstanding Produce, Bakery, Deli, Meat & Seafood offerings a conventional grocer has to offer."

Location: 396 Main Street Wolfville, NS  


County Fair Mall


"County Fair Mall has been the Annapolis Valley’s shopping destination. With over 55 shops, including restaurants, retailers, food, fashion, and footwear, there’s something for everyone at County Fair Mall!"

Location: 9256 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS




"Dollarama aims to provide customers with a consistent shopping experience and compelling value, offering a broad assortment of general merchandise, consumables and seasonal items."

Location: 9049 Commercial Street, New Minas Connector Rd, New Minas, NS


Walmart Supercenter


"Walmart Supercenters offer a one-stop shopping experience by combining a grocery store with fresh produce, bakery, deli, and dairy products with electronics, apparel, toys, and home furnishings. "

Location: 9097 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS