Shopping in the Cowichan Valley is a unique experience where each community has an array of interesting and unique shops and stores.

Places to shop

People who visit Cowichan always return home with something worth cherishing. Fond memories and an album full of photos are a given, but if you’d like something more tactile, your options are limitless. In all of our towns and villages you’ll find a wide variety of mostly independent shops and boutiques, many with one-of-a-kind items and all with friendly and welcoming staff. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find something to catch your eye, from antiques and fine art to First Nations creations, fashions, arts & crafts, jewellery and more. So diverse is the selection in Cowichan, many shopkeepers will tell you they have customers who make an annual pilgrimage here for the shopping alone.

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Downtown Duncan BIA (Business Improvement Area)

Downtown Duncan BIA (Business Improvement Area)

Downtown Duncan is the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley and it’s where you’ll find over 300 independent shops & services, over 25 cafés and restaurants, outdoor art displays, the Island’s largest year-round Farmers’ Market, Canada’s largest collection of outdoor totems, and much more. Located just off the highway, with more to do and see per square foot than any other city, Downtown Duncan truly is…Small. In a big way.
201-111 Station Street, Duncan, BC
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit

Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit

Discover the very best of Canada’s only year-round motorsport facility and get a taste of life on the track through our available Circuit experience packages. Or come and visit us for a complimentary tour!
4063 Cowichan Valley Hwy, Cowichan Lake, Duncan, BC
Mary Fox Pottery

Mary Fox Pottery

Mary Fox Pottery: Original art work to inspire, functional wares to enhance your eating experience...
321 Third Ave , Ladysmith, BC
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

Home of the GBC Academy and Satellite Bar and Grille. Rated four stars by Golf Digest, surrounded by nine wineries, stunning restaurant views and more! Environmental Planning Certificate, Audubon International
3515 Telegraph Rd, Cobble Hill, BC
Heartwood Studio Woodturning

Heartwood Studio Woodturning

Woodturner Ken Broadland’s delightful studio offers functional salad bowls, utensils, small bowls, platters, boards, live-edge vessels and more, all made with salvaged local woods.
5846 Curry Rd, Duncan, BC

Cowichan Cycles

Built on passion and fueled by great relationships, Cowichan Cycles is the people’s bike store. This is reflected by our friendly staff, creative displays, inviting lounge, and upbeat atmosphere. Our workshop is known for our approachable professionalism and we now proudly offer mountain bike rentals from Devinci and Santa Cruz!
2-2628 Beverly St, Duncan, BC

Chemainus Murals, Artisan Shops & Galleries

Take in the 44+ giant murals, various statues and beautiful wood carvings scattered through this picturesque town. See the thread of artistry in everything from food to apparel. Surrounded by parks, ocean and beautiful scenic vistas, this small town is a wonderful mid-island stop to stay for the day or even your base for a mid-island tour. With summer events every weekend and a multitude of festivals and concerts, you are sure to be entertained.

Loonie Bin Emporium

98 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Cardino's Shoes

Cardino’s Shoes is “the” destination shoe store on Vancouver Island. It is where the discerning woman shops for her shoes. At Cardino's, we believe shoes should be functional and practical as well as beautiful and exciting-thereby giving women the confidence to be their true selves.

165 Craig St, Duncan, BC

Dot's Shoe Store

42 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Cycle Therapy Bikes

We are the cycling heart of Duncan because we love cycling, and we always put your needs first. Whether renting a mountain bike, a recreational, or an electric assist bike to explore Cowichan's vineyards and trails, we will get you rolling and smiling. Join in on our year-round group rides!
360 Duncan St, Duncan, BC

Scarlett's Second Hand Boutique

40 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Resthouse Sleep Solutions

Resthouse Sleep Solutions is your locally-owned and operated sleep shop, located in the heart of Duncan. We offer customized solutions for all individuals. Natural and organic latex mattresses, toppers, pillows, body pillows and linens. We're here to help you sleep better.
126 Station St, Duncan, BC

Imagine That! Artisans Designs

251 Craig St, Duncan, BC

The Red Balloon Toy Shop

158 Craig St, Duncan, BC

Live Edge Design

5195 Mearns Rd, Duncan, BC

Beyond the Usual

9770 Willow St, Chemainus, BC

Judy Hill Gallery

22 Station St., Duncan, BC

Lake Cowichan Country Grocer

83 Cowichan Lake Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Cowichan Artisans

The Cowichan Artisans are a group of award winning fine craft artisans who open their studios to the public year-round. Go ‘behind the scenes’, observe and interact with their creative processes. Special Open Studio Weekends are held in April and November of each year. Visit our website for full information.

Fabrications

125 Kenneth Street, Duncan, BC

Whippletree Junction

4705 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC

First Leaf Vineyard & Winery Consulting

Westholme Tea Farm

At Westholme Tea Farm, we curate experiences. We take pride in cultivating our farm-grown leaves, blending the finest organic teas, and hand-crafting ceramics to accompany the flavours. Our tearoom, gallery and teashop are yours to enjoy at Canada’s only tea farm.
8350 Richards Trail, Duncan, BC

Chemainus Health Food Store

9738 Willow St, Chemainus, BC

Marvellous Cakes

6455 Woodgrove Place, Duncan, BC

Wishes

125 Station St, Duncan, BC

Old Farm Market

5164 Francis St, Duncan, BC

Wild Coast Perfumery

Traditionally blended, aged and bottled by hand, beautiful, location inspired, all natural, artisan perfumes. Each incorporate a wild harvested element, to create authentically local fragrances.
1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC

Morgan Ann Designs Jewellery

Garden Pantry Store

The Garden Pantry Store highlights local vendors and artisans from teas to mystical fairy doors along with a line of handmade upcycled items, "Think Again."
360 Duncan St., Duncan, BC

Cow-op.ca

360 Duncan St., Duncan, BC

Cowichan Green Community- The Garden Pantry Store

Cowichan Green Community is a nonprofit organization focusing on increasing food security through workshops, events, summer-camp, seed farm, agriculture equipment library and food recovery programs.
360 Duncan St, Duncan, BC

Antique Addict

Professionally restored, always affordable, antique and vintage furniture. Curated collectables, new home decor plus stockers of Cottage Paint and Kramer’s Best Antique Improver.
12 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC

Coventry Woodworks

1290 Dale Pl, Cobble Hill, BC

Chroma Paint & Design Benjamin Moore Ladysmith

132B Roberts St, Ladysmith, BC

Butler Books & Locksmithing

122A South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Pacific Northwest Raptors

Fairburn Farm

Cowichan Knitters

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