The Best Sex Shops in Canada

Looking for a little something for the weekend?

Canadians have a liberal minded attitude to sex toys that is reflected in the wide variety of stores to choose from. From speciality fetish stores to mainstream chain stores, the cities of Canada have some of the best sex shops in North America.

In this guide, we bring you the best sex shops in Canada’s major cities.

A Guide to Canada’s Best Adult Stores

We’ll start with a city that has several hugely popular adult stores, including some of the most famous in Canada.

Toronto Sex Shops

Come As You Are

6 Ripley Ave #2, Toronto, ON M6S 3N9

Tel: 416 504 7934

The world’s only co-operative owned sex shop, Come As You Are has been in business since 1997 and is celebrating 20 years in the sex toy trade. The staff are feminist, anti-capitalists and offer a unique approach to the world of buying your bedroom accessories. The store runs a successful online store front but also stock a large range of products in their Toronto premises.

As a result of their co-operative, prices are low and the staff really have an interest in how the business operates so are exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable about their products.

You can find everything from the latest in sex toys, furniture and machines as well as your essentials like lube, condoms and massage oils. They also stock a great range of novelty items, gifts and games.

Northbound Leather

7 St Nicholas St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1W5

Tel: 416 972 1037

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One of Canada’s premiere fetish sex shops, Northbound Leather…’From the exotic to the erotic’. Image via Google Earth.

A specialist leather and fetish retailer located in Toronto, Northbound Leather manufacturers all its products in Canada. It’s a big name on the kink scene and can provide any bespoke fantasy outfit or costume to order. Founded in 1987, off the back of an already budding 1960 leather fashion house, Northbound supports an annual fetish fashion show in the city.

The store runs an online presence and you can purchase off-the-peg restraints, insertables, outfits and accessories as well as a range of fetish gear. Equipment such as medical play, chastity and pet play are all popular as well as ‘percussion’ accessories.

Hanky Panky

764 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1E9

Tel: 416 901 4998

Hanky Panky is a family-run business that has been open since 2015 and specialises in providing a modern and friendly shopping experience for couples as well as both single women and men. The fresh design of their boutique store on Queen Street is inviting and runs against the stereotype of a dark, back-alley establishment.

The store stocks toys, lubes, lotions and lingerie as well as novelties, gifts and games. You can find a wide range of leather and bondage gear in addition to their good selection of DVDs and books.

The Hanky Panky store is open as follows:

  • Monday & Tuesday: 11.00am to 8.00pm
  • Wednesday to Saturday: 11.00am to 9.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 5.30pm
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Run by two sisters, the store has a focus on a positive sexual mindset. Image via website.

Aren’t We Naughty

3250 Dufferin St., Unit 4A , North York, ON, M6A 2T3

Tel: 416 783 6533

The Aren’t We Naughty brand of chain sex stores has a presence in most of the major Canadian towns and cities. In Toronto, there are four to choose from (Dufferin, Finch, Yonge and The Queensway). A sex positive store that sells all of the major brands and products including WeVibe, Calexotics and Fleshlight, Aren’t We Naughty was founded in 1983.

Catering for a mainstream market, the stores are inviting and well-designed with easy access to all your basics and essentials.

The Toronto store is open from 10.00am to 9.00pm from Monday to Saturday, 12.00pm to 5.00pm on Sundays.

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A mainstream chain, Aren’t We Naughty is a sex shop for couples at play. Image via Google Earth.

Vancouver Sex Shops

The Art of Loving

369 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1P8

Tel: 604 742 9988

Opened in 2002, The Art of Loving is more than just a sex store. Whilst it sells over a thousand ‘pleasure products’ and Vancouvers largest selection of educational videos and sexuality books, the store is a focus for the community. They run regular seminars and events aimed at promoting a sex positive environment and is a proponent of erotic art.

The store stocks a good range of essentials as well as waterproof and kink gear as well as games and party supplies.

The Art of Loving is open as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Friday: 11.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 6.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 7.00pm
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Specializing in erotic art as well as sensual play, The Art of Loving is a community affair. Image via Google Earth.

Fantasy Factory

1155 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1N2

Tel: 604 683 2468

The Fantasy Factory runs several stores in British Columbia with two of these being situated in Vancouver. Canada’s longest running chain of sex stores, the company has been in business since 1958 and offer great discounts on a massive range of products.

Though mainly appealing to a mainstream audience, Fantasy Factory stock love dolls, masturbators, stimulators as well as sex furniture and sex machines. You can pick up a reasonable bargain at their locations.

The Fantasy Factory Adult Store is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Edmonton Sex Shops

The Travelling Tickle Trunk

9923 82 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z1

Tel: 780 469 6669

An open and inviting, sex-positive adult toy boutique, the Travelling Tickle Trunk has to be one of our favorite names for a sex shop. Run by knowledgeable and friendly staff, the shop has a good reputation for providing excellent service and good value prices. They sell a massive range of products and can accommodate requests for toys that they do not stock. Unusually, they also don’t mind unboxing things so you can get a closer inspection which is great for love dolls when you want to check how flimsy they are.

Not just the essentials but also some specialist products including gender expression play for FTM transsexuals.

The store is open from 10.00am to 8.00pm from Monday to Saturday and from 12.00pm to 5.00pm on Sunday.

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The TTT is a real treasure trove of sex-positive aids. Image via website.

Calgary Sex Shops

Little Shop of Pleasures

6411 Bowness Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3B 0E6

Tel: 403 247 3103

The Little Shop of Pleasures has two locations in Calgary and have been operating since 1997. Formerly known as Adam & Eve’s Exotic Boutique, the store does a strong trade in the basics of sex aids as well as offering Calgary’s largest selection of BDSM gear. You can find the kinky alongside the essentials, the fetish rubbing up to the Vanilla. Whatever floats your boat, there is plenty to get you excited in both of these great stores.

The Bowness Road shop is open from 11am, even days a week, closing at 10.00pm (6.00pm on Sundays).

A Little More Interesting

1121 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P2

Tel: 403 521 0210

A high-end boutique with three locations around Calgary, A Little More Interesting is more than that. The store offers a range of erotica, coffee table books and positioning aids as well as the usual essentials. Expect the prices to be higher than your ‘Fantasy Factory’ end of the market as all products are at the top end of the range. Don’t forget to linger a while in their library where you can browse their titles from the comfortable seating area.

The store is open as follows:

  • Monday to Tuesday: 10.30am to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday to Thursday: 10.30am to 7.00pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 30am to 8.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 5.00pm

Montreal Sex Shops

Boutique Sex Cite

6325 St Hubert St, Montreal, QC H2S 2L9

Tel: 514 777 5470

The largest store in the area, Boutique Sex Cite brings you a range of accessories, books, latex and leather gear to get your motor running. They stock over 8000 titles on DVD and have all of the usual bedroom accoutrements including harnesses, vibrators, love dolls and Chinese balls.

The store is open as follows:

  • Monday to Wednesday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 10.00am to 9.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 5.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 5.00pm
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Browsing could take some time in this big Montreal sex store. Image via website.

Eros et Compaigne

2055 Chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent, QC H4N 2M5

Tel: 514 331 3883

With 8 boutique stores in Quebec, Eros et Compaigne is a big supplier of sex aids to the people of Montreal. The store is modern and offers a good range of products including mainstream fetish toys, masturbators, cock rings and pumps. They stock most of the big-name brands like Tenga and Pipedream as well as some novelty items, games and gifts.

The store is open as follows:

  • Monday to Friday: 10.00am to 9.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 5.00pm
  • Sunday: 11.00am to 5.00pm

Ottawa Sex Shops

Venus Envy

226 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1X1

Tel: 613 789 4646

Originally opening in Nova Scotia in 1998, Venus Envy now runs a second store in Ottawa. The store primarily sells books and is geared towards offering sex education and aids for sex positive relationships. The products it sells are of a high quality and are less about novelty as promoting ‘sexploration’. The management team strongly believe that sex should be dirty in a good way not a shameful one. Accordingly the staff in store are welcoming and knowledgeable and foster a positive atmosphere regardless of gender, sexuality or fetish.

Venus Envy is open as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday: 11.00am to 7.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 6.00pm

Wicked Wanda’s Adult Emporium

327 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1X9

Tel: 613 820 6032

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Ottawa’s favorite kink store, Wicked Wandas. Image via Google Earth.

Wanda’s reports itself to be the number one kink store in Ottawa and has been running in the city since 1990. They run regular workshops and events to promote a sex-positive attitude in the community and are well-regarded for their expert advice.

The shop sells a good quality range of sex aids from some of the big names as well as some surprising extras. Along with your anal plugs you could pick up a dance pole, urethral sounds, prostate toys and even VR equipment.

The store is open as follows:

  • Monday to Tuesday: 10.00am to 9.00pm
  • Wednesday to Saturday: 10.00am to 10.00pm
  • Sunday: 11.00am to 9.00pm

Featured image via Fantasy Factory, Vancouver (Yelp).


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