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Take-Out & Outdoor Dining Guides for BC Residents

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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. 

Stay Local Dining Guides

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.

Sit, Sip, Shop—and Support

Patio Possibilities on the BC Ale Trail

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.

Check out the latest spring beer releases from BC breweries and find them on your local ale trail or in store.

Yellow Dog Brewing along the Port Moody Ale Trail

 

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Discover Your Next Favourite BC Wine

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.

Don’t live near a BC winery? Take the Taste Test to discover a new favourite, then support local by signing up for wine club or indulging at home with BC wine and cheese pairings.

Enjoy a glass of wine at home | Wines of British Columbia

Enjoy a glass of wine at home | Wines of British Columbia

 

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Support Your Local BC Farmers Market

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.

Learn more about modified operations to keep you safe when visiting in-person, or find a BC Farmers’ Markets online store.

Farmers market in Cowichan Valley | Graeme Owsianski

Farmers market in Cowichan Valley | Graeme Owsianski

 

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More Food For Thought

Find Indigenous-owned eateries in your local area, curated for us by our friends at Indigenous Tourism BC.

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Support Indigenous Eateries Close to Home

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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