Bowen Island has many gift shops along the main road in Snug Cove and up in Artisan Square. True to island living, most of the shops will be open on the weekends but may be closed on Monday or Tuesday. Do plan ahead and check their hours so not to interrupt your shopping time.
Hours: Tues - Friday 9:30 - 5:00 pm. Saturday: 10:30 - 4:30
103-555 Prometheus Place, (Artisan Square), Bowen Island
Cashmere tailoring manufactured by artisans located in Artisan Square on Bowen Island and then distributed worldwide. Enjoy a unique "tailor-made" shopping experience by scheduling a personal shopping appointment, either on your own or with friends.
"Artigiani Milanesi was established 1959 in Milan, Italy by the Bizzarri Family. An Italian family of cashmere knitwear artisans. They have created fine Italian style; “Proprietary, Bespoke & Tailored” Cashmere Knitwear for more than 55 years. The Bizzarris take intense personal pride in their stylish Italian designs and the extraordinary high quality of their Cashmere garments."
449 Trunk Road
Bowen Island is home to Candy in the Cove, the self-proclaimed smallest candy store in the world. They are small but mighty and carry a wide variety of imported and domestic candies, many of them from days gone by. The shelves are packed with nostalgic candies that will take you back in time with only one bite.
Planning a special event or birthday party? Contact Candy in the Cove to create a special gift basket, pinata and more.
KNICK KNACK NOOK
Hours: open Thursday through Monday: 9:00 am - 2:30. Closed: Tuesday & Wednesday
1063 Mt. Gardner Road
Do you love to shop in thrift stores? This re-use it shop is perfect for those that love bragging about buying that something special for nearly nothing: clothing, books, games, DVDs, shoes, coats, home decor, etc. Plus, with every purchase, you are contributing toward a wide variety of donations back to Bowen sustainability efforts.
The Knick Knack Nook Re-Use-It Store Society was developed out of a long tradition of environmental commitment on Bowen to reduce, reuse and recycle. Read about their history and success here.
UNION STEAMSHIP GIFT SHOP
604-947-0707 extension 2
Located on the boardwalk. They carry a unique selection of Bowen Island memorabilia and the exclusive Union Steamship line of merchandise. In addition, they have Pandora jewelry, nautical gifts, home accessories, toys, fun novelty items, wallets, bags, Australian leather hats, Crocs footwear, sunglasses, crafts by local artists and more. Gifts for everyone and for every season.