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Art Galleries, Shopping, Indigenous Culture
Art Galleries, Shopping
Sightseeing, Shopping, Indigenous Culture, Hotels
Located in beautiful Brentwood Bay and only minutes from Butchart Gardens & Butterfly Gardens, Everything Old is unlike any other antique shop. With a historical focus, the 10,000+ antique items are displayed like a museum, except one that you can take something home from! We also arrange on the spot shipping if an item is too big to travel with. All of the historical items can be touched!
Authentic hand made Native Art, hand carved cedar wall panels, Native jewelry, Authentic Cowichans, Dreamcatchers, and a wide selection of clothing. A variety of Native Art from across the Americas Turtle Island.
The Bay Centre is a âmust shopâ located in the heart of Downtown Victoria’s shopping and business district. Known for its architecture and urban atmosphere, the Bay Centre has a mix of over 90 street front and interior shops covering an entire full city block featuring Hudson’s Bay, L’Occitane en Provence, Johnny Rockets, Pandora Shop at Ann-Louise Jewellers, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Eco Chic Aveda Salon & Spa, Purdys Chocolatier, Sport Chek, The Tuscan Kitchen, and so much more. Conveniently located: Across the street from the Cruise Ship shuttle stop; Three blocks from the Inner Harbour including the Victoria Clipper, MV Coho, Harbour Air, Helijet, V2V Vacations; Three blocks from the world renowned Empress Hotel and Victoria Convention Centre; Right on Victoria’s iconic Government Street. It is no wonder why over 6.5 million guests visit the Bay Centre on a yearly basis. We hope to see you soon at the Bay Centre.
Legendary Canadian artist and naturalist Robert Bateman has spent a lifetime painting the natural world and the fascinating animals that inhabit it. Formerly known as the Robert Bateman Centre, the Gallery of Nature houses the largest permanent collection of his work, as well as a rotation of nature-inspired exhibitions. The Gallery of Nature inspires people of all ages to connect with the natural world through exciting exhibits, kids’ activities and guided tours, along with interactive installations, including a Birdsong Gallery and multi-media video. Come and enjoy the vivid colours, textures and stories of the artwork in a peaceful gallery setting overlooking Victoria’s inner harbour, with a Gallery Shop on the ground floor that offers exclusive signed Robert Bateman prints and merchandise, hand-picked crafts by local artisans and unique, nature-inspired souvenirs.
Our 5,000 square foot storefront is a haven for readers. Impeccably curated and organized and staffed by friendly book lovers, The Book Man is Book Heaven on Earth. Give our bookstore cat a pat, peruse our aisles, or leave your request list for us to go through. We accept (gently) used books on trade, and have a bustling Facebook presence with all kinds of contests and deals.
Every Thursday night during June, July and August, the Town’s charming main street, Beacon Avenue, is closed to traffic and transformed into one of the most spectacular, festive street markets in British Columbia.With over 150 vendors offering everything from locally grown produce, handmade jewellery by local artisans, one of a kind clothing, toys, flowers, handmade soaps, home-made breads, jams, fudge and so much more; there is something for everyone in the family! The Sidney Street Market attracts up to 5,000 people a night who all come to savour the flavours, see the sights and listen to the sounds of a myriad of musical performers. The Sidney Street Market is a must see and do event for everyone’s summer activities list. Market hours are 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
Ideally situated in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, Metropolis at Metrotown is British Columbia’s largest shopping centre. The centre boasts a large state-of-the-art food court and almost 400 quality brand name stores such as Ann Taylor, Apple, Aritzia, Banana Republic, Chapters, Forever21, Michael Kors, Microsoft, Sephora, Sport Chek, Target, Hudson’s Bay, Victoria’s Secret, Winners/Homesense and Zara. It is easily accessible by Vancouver’s Skytrain and offers an abundance of free parking. Whether you are looking for the latest designer bag, to catch a movie or for a last-minute gift, Metropolis at Metrotown is the perfect destination to find everything. Get ready for Fall at Metropolis at Metrotown.
BC’s Original Paddleboard Shop – Across from Kalamalka Beach and at the head of the Okanagan Rail Trail. Kalavida is BC’s first paddleboard-focused shop and has played an important role in promoting the sport regionally and nationally. New for 2019 – Kalavida has teamed up with Sun Country Cycle to offer a large fleet of Bikes for rent (Electric, Cruiser and Kids). Rent a Board and head out for an amazing experience on Kalamalka Lake or Rent a bike for the Okanagan Rail Trail or Kalamalka Provincial Park – or both! The Retail shop is loaded with boards, paddles, clothing and all things beach while the Kal Beach Rental Centre features a huge fleet of paddleboards and Bicycles (Ebikes, Cruisers and Kids). Rail Trail Bike rentals are available daily. Kalavida is a one-stop Bike and Board destination. Before or after your ride, visit the Rail Trail Cafe and historic Kalamalka General Store located right next to the shop.
Posh is Vancouver’s only luxury guided shopping tour company. We promote local boutiques & designers exposing our guests to Vancouver’s iconic neighbourhoods en route. We provide personalized fashion advice, tips on current trends as well as Posh Perks along the way; swag bags, coffee runs and the transportation is included. Our guests experience a stress free pampered VIP day out on the town.
Located one block south of Main Street, 85th Boutique offers a fun and unique shopping experience. Come explore each room of this historic home turned boutique. Around every corner and in each room you will find fabulous fashion, trendy accessories and fun home decor. 85th Boutique is known for a very relaxed, honest and friendly atmosphere. Come in and see for yourself why 85th Boutique was chosen for Okanagan Life’s Readers Choice Award.
All of our candles are 100% handmade with high-quality raw materials. We craft custom candles that are durable, long lasting and have brilliant colour finishes, resulting in long burning candles. Our mission is to supply superb quality handmade candles. We hand pour, finish and produce candles of all shapes, scents and sizes. Our cotton lead-free wicks, quality scents, custom colours and superior Canadian wax, produce a candle that customers can be proud to buy and FBCC is proud to sell. The shop will be temporarily closed from Oct. 29 – Nov. 2nd. Regular hours begin again on Nov. 3rd.
Locally owned specialty tea shop! We carry over 130 types of loose leaf teas and we love sharing our passion and knowledge for tea. We specialize in Persian teas which we blend in-house! We also carry a variety of teaware ranging from locally handmade pieces, cast iron teapots, mugs and everything else you need to make the perfect cup of tea! Stop by before work and grab a cup of tea to-go or meet-up with friends at our tea bar. Don’t forgot to also try one of our freshly baked Persian sweets!
Specializing in authentic Haida excursions and all-inclusive cultural tourism packages. Exciting land,sea and air adventures. Traditional arts and cultural experiences. Gourmet cuisine, spacious accommodations, excellent service standards. The magic and mystic of Haida Gwaii awaits you.