Museum of Art and History, in Canada’s Best Small Art Town. Located in a stunning 1902 heritage building in the heart of the historic downtown district. Our public art gallery, museum and archives offer a friendly atmosphere in an exciting state-of-the-art facility.
Come in and discover the hidden gem of Nelson’s arts and crafts culture, featuring handcrafted work by local artists and artisans. It’s your source for unique souvenirs, gifts and books.
Lillie & Cohoe makes beautiful hats, and represents a style and design philosophy that caters to elegant and discerning women throughout the world. All hats are designed and manufactured in Nelson, and are represented internationally through agents to the retail trade. Two lines per year are created and available at retail stores, on-line and at high end art fairs in Calgary, Toronto and Chicago. The business has grown over the last 14 years and now has enthusiastic buyers in North America, British Isles and South Korea. Quality of workmanship backs up the distinctive design in these hats, and each hat is a long term friend in the wardrobe.
The Cartolina store is a one of a kind retail experience. Offering a beautiful selection of paper goods, gifts, personal accessories and home accents. The truly inspiring historical interior creates a lovely environment to shop or to browse.
You’ll find the latest styles for both men and women. We carry all the best names in fashion, including Joseph Ribkoff, Bianca Nygaard, MEXX, Guess, Sandwich, Second Yoga Jeans, Dex, PJ Salvage, Mavi Jeans, and so much more!
Open 9:30 – 5:30 Monday thru Saturday
10-4 on Sundays
May you find peace in the place you call home.
At Samurai Hardwood we combine traditional craftsmanship with contemporary techniques to bring
your space to life, from the ground up.
We offer a wide range of products including locally milled wide plank woods, domestic and imported solid and engineered hardwood, vinyl, cork and bamboo flooring. We also provide exceptional refinishing and staining services as well as custom staircase design.
We’ll help guide you through the flooring process, from start to finish. We’re dedicated to meeting
your projects needs and capturing your style.
A micro-brewery and 55 seat taproom located in the heart of Nelson on Baker Street. Stop in to have a pint or grab a growler to enjoy a beer wherever you like.
Creating a safe, accepting and empowering community where all youth can interact and access a variety of programs, services and activities they need and enjoy. A fun, safe and accepting youth centre with a variety of recreational activities including ramp sports, lessons and special events.
The Youth Employment Resource Centre offers free employment services to youth ages 15-30.
We are a contemporary boutique for women. Strutters buys and sells gently used, quality clothing.
While we are not a consignment store we do buy and re-sell lightly loved clothes, shoes and accessories. This gives us the ability to curate our collection making it effortless for you to find something new, something fun, something special and affordable each time you visit.
We LOVE helping you find the perfect fit and when asked – will always offer an honest opinion, helping you find clothes that compliment your beauty.
I am so excited to be opening my new studio with gallery to the public this year in the beautiful Kootenays just outside of Nelson BC. I have been working hard to complete the building, landscaping, and filling the shelves and garden with beautiful pottery!
Cory at Sweet Mountain Pottery invites you to visit our garden patio and gallery to discover fun and useful clay creations for your home and garden.
Hope to see you there!
The only grocery store in Balfour
We have a full Grocery Store, a licensed Liquor Agency, a Lotto Agent, Hardware, water bottle filling station, Rug Doctor Cleaners, a fax, a copier and much more!
Movies for all ages and tastes in a big old theatre with new digital film and sound equipment. Drop by in the weekend for new releases and blockbusters, pay $7,- on Cheap Tuesdays, or join lovers of independent movies on Thursday night. Check http://www.civictheatre.ca for our weekly screenings or call Nelson\’s Civic Theatre for details and rentals. Support your local movie theatre!
Nelson Civic Theatre is saved by the Nelson Civic Theatre Society and is a non-for-profit community theatre. Mostly run by volunteers it screen films on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoon. In the day-time and Monday and Wednesday night the theatre can be rented for film festivals, presentations and other entertainment. Please call the theatre for info: 250-352-5833.
Sweetwater Promotional Solutions provides Kootenay businesses with corporate branding products – apparel, promotional items and ad specialty items. From toques to t-shirts, teams jackets to incentive gifts or give-aways, Sweetwater helps organizations promote their goods and services by putting their brands into households and everyday life.
Berkana Wool Shop is a Kootenay destination for quality natural yarns and supplies from around the globe. Featuring Riverstone Yarns from Kaslo, as well as Malabrigo, Sweet Paprika, Lichen and Lace, Sugar Bush, Drops, Estelle, Cascade and many more beautiful products. Classes, knitting lounge, and knit night! A community hub for connection and handwork inspiration!
We are a full service graphic design and screen printing company located in Nelson, BC. Stop by our office, or contact us by phone or e-mail for a quote.
With over 10 years experience, Big Cranium specializes in delivering high quality screen printing services. We offer full colour process printing and up to six spot colours. We use only the highest grade plastisol inks to ensure a long lasting durable print.
T-Shirts, hoodies, hats, team apparel, you name it – we’ve printed it. Bring us your logo or design or we can create one for you with our in house graphics and illustration services.
Great design and communication excites us and we strive to develop a unique and creative look for every project we undertake.
The Library provides free library memberships to the City of Nelson. Access to books, periodicals for adults, children and youth, CDs, DVDs, large-print and audio books. Wifi access. Programs: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; reading buddies with Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Regular library programs include: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; a reading buddies program with players from the Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Local and visiting authors are featured at book readings, and the popular Oysters, Authors and Ale fundraiser has become an annual event. The library partners with the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) to facilitate Parent Child Mother Goose groups and maintain The Learning Place, a new feature in the library’s lower level.
Ted Allen’s Jewellery was begun in 1961. Goldsmith, watchmaker, gemologist and appraiser on the premises. Home of the ”Say Yes Guarantee” on all engagement rings. If she says no, return within 30 days and we’ll refund your money. Sale and repair of watches and jewellery; sale of fine giftware, Swaroski crystal and Q-ray bracelets. We also have a large selection of engravable gifts.
Home based Artist studio & gallery in Balfour, BC. Featuring original artwork, Art Cards, and a limited selection of Prints. Check website, fb, Instagram or call for hours, as they may fluctuate. Studio Appointments available.
Blue Sky Clothing Company, Comfortable Elegance Sized for REAL Women XS to 4X. Blue Sky offers locally designed, natural fibre clothing in styles and sizes for all women. We also have summer fun wear for the whole family. Balfour, Nelson and Vancouver locations.
511 Baker St. in Historic Nelson
Balfour Ferry Landing (seasonal)
1312 Commercial Dr. Vancouver, B.C. 604-566-9976
1533 Lonsdale Ave. North Vancouver B.C.
2029 4th Ave. Kitsalino, Vancouver B.C.
Nelson Remedy\’s Rx is your locally owned and operated unique pharmacy. Not only can you get ALL of your standard prescriptions filled, but we can also custom make them in a variety of forms if you need. We carry quality lines of natural health products and supplements . We look forward to fulfilling all of your healthcare needs!
At Valhalla Pure in Nelson, we are more than just an outdoor clothing and gear store – we help your dreams come true. Whether you are an adventurist or not, come in to our shop in beautiful downtown Nelson BC, and see for yourself.
The Capitol Theatre’s calendar is full of community music, dance and theatre as well as Canadian and international touring performances. The restored theatre is an experience in itself, recapturing the atmosphere of its earliest days as a silent movie house.
The Capitol Theatre Society rents the facility to community groups for dance, theatre, music and film events, presents great touring performances, produces Summer Youth Theatre, a wine-tasting festival and an annual Christmas pantomime, and houses a large costume collection.
The Capitol’s Box office does far more than sell event ticket reservations – it is a gold mine for community arts resources, with friendly staff who go more than the distance to assist folks with their entertainment choices. The Capitol Costume shop may be messaged by calling 354-1510 for fantasy dress-up and show needs.