While now is not the time to travel, there are still ways for us to have a safe, pleasant—and delicious—season, all while staying in our own communities and continuing to adhere to the latest public health guidelines.
Find a spot in the sun with your bubble on a local patio or picnic in the park with some take-out in tow from a local purveyor. Embrace “Stay Local, Support Local” and enjoy the best of the season in BC, al fresco-style.
Whether picking up a fresh gourmet meal from a local restaurant to liven up dinner at home, or making the most of the warmer weather with a patio experience with your personal bubble, you’ll find plenty of take-out and outdoor dining options, wherever you find home in BC.
BC businesses are adapting to offer safe and unique ways for us to experience their offerings during these difficult times. From drive-in options, picnic menus, and open-air experiences, to local delivery and take-out windows, there are plenty of ways to support local food and beverage establishments right now.
Find tasty treats and sunny seats this spring and browse these locally curated guides from communities across the province.
[Editor’s Note: Don’t see your community listed? We are working with regional and municipal partners across the province to continue updating this guide. Stay tuned!]
From COVID-safe seating on brewery patios, to mix-packs to go for enjoying at home or in approved public spaces, get to know your local craft beer and cider scene with many excellent options along the BC Ale Trail.
As we continue to navigate our new normal, BC wineries are providing elevated winery experiences that ensure the health and safety of their staff and local visitors. Learn more about what BC wineries are doing to keep their communities safe and what you need to know before you visit a winery in your local area.
Support BC growers and producers and access fresh, local food and products from BC Farmers Markets. Explore the definitive guide to over 145 farmers’ markets across the province and fill your shopping basket with the best of what’s in season.
Find Indigenous-owned eateries in your local area, curated for us by our friends at Indigenous Tourism BC.
Support your local Indigenous-owned restaurants with COVID-safe outdoor dining options, or tuck in at home with takeaway meals that support locally-sourced, high-quality ingredients and Indigenous culinary traditions.Indigenous Eateries Guide
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Feature Image: Bettulla Burning in Prince George | 6ix Sigma