The highly-anticipated IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura store will open on May 25. Grand opening celebrations at the retailer’s first downtown store will begin at 9:20 am on May 25 at the site and the store will welcome its first customers through the doors at 10:00 am.
IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura is the first store of its kind in Canada, offering the inspiring IKEA experience that customers are used to, along with new, convenient ways to shop and a unique food experience, all in a small store format.
Downtown Toronto -Aura Location
Located at the transit-friendly corner of Yonge and Gerrard Streets, the store brings its unique take on life at home to the first two floors of the Aura Shopping Centre (382 Yonge Street) which was acquired and redeveloped by Ingka Centres (the shopping centres business of Ingka Group).
Customers can expect to see the retailer’s much-loved showroom inspiration throughout with a focus on affordable, sustainable and small-space-living solutions that reflect the needs and dreams of Toronto residents.
The 66,000 sq. ft. shopping destination will include more than 2,000 products for immediate takeaway, while larger furniture items will be on display and available for home delivery.
IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura will be a cashless store that offers an easy and seamless shopping experience where customers can scan and pay for products using the IKEA app, along with digital tools throughout and multiple checkout lanes available on both levels. The store will offer a complete range of convenient services such as assembly, planning and returns, home delivery and customers will be able to collect their online orders for a flat-rate fee at a pick-up point located in the lower level of the Aura Shopping Centre.
IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura also features a new food concept called the Swedish Deli, offering modern, healthy meals and speciality beverages to eat in, along with on-the-go food options and sustainably sourced essentials to cook at home. Customers will be able to enjoy classic Swedish meatballs as well as delicious new recipes that are designed to satisfy the tastes of a diverse Toronto community.
Digital Queuing System
During opening week, IKEA Canada is committed to providing a safe and easy visit for its customers by using a digital queuing system that will be made available soon at IKEA.ca/torontodowntown. Customers are encouraged to secure a place in line in advance of opening day at IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura; walk-ups are not guaranteed a place in line.
IKEA Downtown Toronto -Aura Hours
IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura regular store hours will be Monday-Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm. IKEA Toronto Downtown – Aura is the 15th IKEA store in Canada and joins a growing IKEA network in the Greater Toronto Area that includes four full-size IKEA stores, 15 Penguin Pick-up locations, and eight Design studios.