WHAT: This is a city wide campaign created to promote shopping local and supporting local businesses in Vancouver, BC.

WHO: Supported by the Vancouver BIA Partnership and the BC Chamber of Commerce.

WHEN: The contest will run from Jan 1st to Feb 13th but we encourage you to shop local today, tomorrow, often and always!

WHY: Keeping dollars close to home will stimulate the community, create more jobs and strengthen the economic base of our city. Follow along for more facts about how shopping local supports your community!

HOW: We are spreading the #ShopLocalOften message in a variety of ways. From busses and art installations to the contest @shoplocaloftenvancouver – look out for them in your neighborhood and share them with us!

SHOP GASTOWN: The businesses of Gastown make this neighbourhood, from skincare to pets to clothing. We’ve compiled a list, based on the campaign categories. You can support these Gastown businesses by taking part in #ShopLocalOften and voting for your favourite from the list below.

#shoplocaloften #shoplocal #mygastown #ourgastown #onlyingastown #explorebc #shopsmall #smallbiz #supportlocal #biabc #vancouverbc

Catagories

Florist Shop


Heathers Flower Shop

Avelyn florist

Pet Shop


EZ Dog

Jewelry and Accessories


Roldorf + Co.

Arcane

Artinas Jewellery

Outdoor


Filson

Cosmetics


Primp and Proper

Kids


Parade

Butchery


The Vegetarian Butcher

Clothing Designer


Allison Wonderland Clothing

Claudia Schulz Hat Designer

Nettles Tale

ANNA KOSTUROVA

Skincare


Aesop

Lemongrass House Canada

Furniture


Bulthaup

Inform Interiors

Bakery


Nelson the Seagull

Birds & The Beets

Coffee Roaster


Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

Milano Espresso Lounge

Home Decor


Indigo Sutra

Old faithful

Out and About

Secret Location

Gift Shop


gifts & Things

Nooks

MAKE Gastown

Eyewear


Mosh Framemakers

Durants Sessions

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Bruce Eyewear

Vintage & Antique Store

Uniques

Kamuy

Community Thrift

HEy Jude

Women’s Clothing Store


little Mountain

The Latest Scoop

Neighbour Women

Artemisia

Footwear


Rowan Sky

Fluevog

Gravity Pope

Australian Boot Company
Native Shoes

Cannabis

Marigolds

Electronics


Honey Gifts

Book Store


EC Rare Books

Mens Clothing Store


Bia Boro

Roden Grey

Neighbour

Haven

Bath + Body Shop


Gastown Soapworks

Lingerie/Undergarments


Intamo Pleasurables

Sweet Treat Shop


East Van Roasters

The Elmon Square

Soft Peaks

Trees Organic

Office Supplies


Out & About

Kitchen Store


Fable

Artwork & Galleries


Lee Roberts

Coastal Peoples Gallery

Artspeak Gallery

Hair Studio


Brush

Beer Company


Steamworks

Denim


Dutil

Hats


Cappelleria Bertacchi