From basics to boutique businesses across the region have that unique Kootenay-style flair. At the bottom of the page view our local shopping experiences or visit our map and listings page!
There's no shortage of things to do in our region, but supporting local has a special place in our hearts. You can find everything you could need on our streetS, from retail stores, to boutique shops and of course bustling markets and more.
Our region is lucky to have a thriving artisan scene, bursting with creativity and open studios for you to visit. Find that extra special memento of your trip, a git or something for yourself - you're sure to find something truly unique.
You can find everything from handmade ceramics, fine jewelry to sustainably made clothes, and even brooms (as seen in the Harry Potter films!) Stop by Craft Connection in Nelson for an ever revolving showcase of the great artists of our area.
ARTISANS AT WORK
We are lucky to have three of our local artisans featured in the globally recognized ÉCONOMUSÉE Artisans at Work program. You can visit the Nelson studios of Lillie and Cohoe, a 30 year old hat making studio, Earth Community Studios and the iconic Kootenay Bakery Cafe Cooperative.
LET'S GO SHOPPING
Here are a few quick links to help with your shopping:
LOCAL MAKERS BOUTIQUE SHOPS LOCAL MARKETS KOOTENAY MARKETPLACE
Thank you for buying local and making our communities a success!
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Osprey Mountain Grill
Wide range of casual dining for breakfst, lunch and dinner.
602 Queens Bay Road, Balfour, BC
Local, current, and quality books, journals, cards, and more.
398 Baker Street, Nelson, BC
Red Light Ramen Bar
Farm to table restaurant offering ramen, bone broth, & desserts.
308 Herridge Lane, Nelson, BC
A locally owned pharmacy offering a wide range of services.
737 Baker Street, Nelson, BC
RV Park at Granite Pointe Golf Club
10 RV Sites at Granite Pointe Golf Course
1123 Richards Street West, Nelson, BC
S.S. Moyie National Historic Site
The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler in the world.
324 Front Street, Kaslo, BC
Sarah Lawless Pottery
Walking the line between functional and sculptural, with satin matte surfaces that feel like skin.
833 C Ave, Kaslo, BC
Soul's Paradise Resort
RVs, tents, and chalets on the shore of Kootenay Lake.
16961 Pilot Bay Road, Kootenay Bay, BC
Historic Streetcar offering rides along Lakeside Park
Rotary Lakeside Park, Nelson, BC
Read our visitors guide online or order a copy of the official visitor's guide and map for our region.