Seasonal Shopping Suggestions | Bowen Island

Seasonal Shopping Suggestions

Skip the malls. Skip the stress. Decompress on Bowen Island and get into the holiday spirit island-style.

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Sensational Seasonal Shopping Suggestions

Our boutiques, galleries and restaurants are full of quaint small-town charm and unique one-of-a-kind gift-shopping. You won’t find any big-box stores or franchises on Bowen! You’re guaranteed an authentic shopping experience that features many locally-made artisan creations.
Libellule Cottages BnB
Day-trip or Stay Overnight
Come for a day trip or stay longer at one of our many vacation accommodations. Enjoy a meal – or two – coffee, French pastries, organic chocolates and many more gastronomic delights. We guarantee that Bowen’s fresh air, abundant nature and scenic views will help you relax and rejuvenate this holiday season.

Artisan Square, Arts Pacific Gallery
ARTISAN SQUARE – Bowen’s arts & cultural hub
Perched on the side of Cates Hill, Artisan Square is a short 5-minute car or bus ride from the ferry or a 20-minute (uphill) walk. There’s an upper and lower level, so don’t miss the unique boutiques on the lower level. You’ll find fashion clothing and exotic imported designs, handmade jewellery, painters, potters, and many artisan giftware. Enjoy brunch or lunch at Artisan Eats Cafe, Wednesday – Sunday.

Arts Pacific Gallery, Artisan Square

From fine art to handmade jewelry you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts at Arts Pacific Gallery. www.artspacificgallery.com

Maison Sanskar Boutique

Maison Sanskar – exotic and exquisite Asian designer clothing, giftware, jewelry and more. www.maisonsanskar.ca

Die Goldschmiede handmade jewelry

Die Goldschmiede handmade jewelry by Gerold, modern design and custom commissions. www.diegoldschmiede.ca

Movement Global clothing for men and women.

Movement Global’s natural fibre clothing for men and women, made in Canada. www.movementglobal.com

Cocoa West Organic Chocolatier

Cocoa West organic artisan chocolates, seasonal creations, hot chocolate and more . Yummy! www.cocowest.com

SNUG Cove – the heart of Bowen Island
Just steps from the ferry, you’ll find a collection of boutiques and galleries plus daytime and evening dining options. Visit the historic marina pier then go for a stroll along the Snug Cove boardwalk and don’t miss the Gallery @ Cove Commons next to the library. Pop into the different shops as you wander up the main street to the crossroads where you’ll find Village Square. The Bowen Island Museum and Archives has their annual teddy bear exhibit, which is always fun to visit.

Union Steamship Co. Chanderly Store

Unions Steamship Co. Chandlery Store is brimming with gifts and seasonal decorations. www.unionsteamshipmarina.com

Connie Wright Boutique featuring natural fibre clothing and giftware

Connie Wright’s Boutique features natural-fibre clothing, handmade sweaters, jewelry and giftware.

Squirrel on Bowen, socially-responsible clothing and giftware

Squirrel is a fun collection of socially-responsible clothing and giftware. Squirrel on Bowen

Gallery @ Cove Commons annual gift-giving exhibit and sale It's a Wrap

Shop local and support Bowen artists. Gallery @ Cove Common’s gift show, It’s a Wrap. www.thehearth.ca

Out of the Blue Boutique

Out of the Blue boutique – name-brand ladies fashions, accessories jewelry & more. Sale on now!

Catching Stars Gallery

Huge selection of original artwork and artisan gifts at Catching Stars Gallery. www.catchingstarsgallery.com

Happy Holidays from Bowen Island