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Shops Are Re-opening!

We are excited to see some life return to our city in the way of our local merchants! We are compiling a list of small brick-and-mortar businesses that have opened their doors, ready to greet you again in our new climate of social distancing and safety protocols. Click on the business name to be taken to their website.

This list will be evolving as we gather new information, so if you would like to be added, please be in touch either through Instagram, Facebook or our email: [at]

2% Jazz Café, 105 – 740 Hillside Ave & 1701 Douglas St: daily from 7:30am-3:30pm for take-out

Amelia Lee — Uptown, 3671 Uptown Blvd: daily from 11am-4pm

Bear and Joey Café, 1025 Cook St: Wed – Sun from 8am-3pm for take-out

Bernstein & Gold, 608 Yates St: Tues – Sat from 10am-3pm for appointments, pick-ups and one-on-one shopping

Bodega, 1210 Broad St: Tues – Sat from 12pm-8pm for take-out; phone in ahead or order from window

Buttons ‘n Bows, 2867 Foul Bay Rd: Wed & Sun from 10am-2:30pm

Citizen, 551 Johnson St: Tues – Sat from 11am-3pm

Discovery Coffee, 281 Menzies St: daily from 9am-3pm for take-out

Fjäll Raven, 1327 Government St: daily from 12pm-4pm for walk-ins, personal shopping 10am-12pm and 4-6pm

Footloose Shoes, 637 Fort St: Mon – Thurs from 12pm-2pm; appointments available

Frances Grey, 574 Yates St: Fri May 15 & Sat 16 from 11am-3pm; hours will change after that, but private appointments available

Habit Coffee, 808 Yates St: daily from 9am-4pm for take-out

Hey Happy, 122-560 Johnson St: Fri – Sun from 10am-3pm for take-out

Hughes, 564 Yates St: Tues – Sat from 11am-4pm; appointments available

Ivy’s Bookshop, 2188 Oak Bay Ave: Mon – Sat from 10am-4pm & Sun from 12pm-4pm; order online for pick-up or arrange delivery

Little June Café, 1301 Gladstone Ave: daily from 7am-6pm for take-out

Marta Café + Pantry, 1600 Bay St: Wed – Sun from 10am-2pm; order online for take-out

Meraki, 109-3671 Uptown Blvd: daily from 12pm-2pm; private appointments available before and after open hours

Migration Boutique, 1223 Government St: Tues – Sat from 12pm-6pm

Oxford, 589 Johnson St: Wed – Sun from 11am-3pm

Pigeonhole Home Store, 1606 Stanley Ave: hours vary, check IG for latest

Reunion, 585 Johnson St: Tues – Sat from 11am-3pm; appointments available

Ruth & Dean, 2509 Estevan Ave: Tues – Sat from 8am-2pm for take-out

Saint Cecilia, 535 Yates St: Thurs from 11am-4pm & Sun 11am-3pm; deliveries on Tuesdays

Sound Hounds, 1608 Fort St: Tues – Sat from 10am-5pm

The Dancing Lily, 547 Johnson St: Tues – Sat from 11am-3pm; curbside pickup Mondays 11am-2pm; store soft opening May 26

The Salt & Pepper Fox, 1812 Government St: Mon – Fri from 9am-4pm; order online for take-out

Whistle Buoy Brewing, Lower courtyard in Market Square, 560 Johnson St: pick-up window daily from 12pm-8pm; delivery available