Our Mega-Guide to What Stores Are Open in Greater Victoria
Here's where to find everything from books to bikes to blouses (as well as hand sanitizer and face masks)
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Here's where to find everything from books to bikes to blouses (as well as hand sanitizer and face masks)
A few weeks ago, we celebrated Victoria’s pending reopening with a massive list of every place we could find in the region selling food or drink: Bakeries, wineries, breweries and eateries of all kinds. Now, we’ve done it with retail stores Below, find the most comprehensive list we could build on where to find books, bikes, blouses and more.
Did we miss anything? Email [email protected] to fill us in. We have just one rule to make it on the list: The business has to have a recently updated website or social media page with their hours of operation.
Co-op has been working to create a safe, clean, and well stocked environment for customers. They are following proper protocols set out by health officials and outlined by the government.
Has been open throughout the length of the pandemic with strict social distancing measures in place. This is also likely the only grocery store in the city where masking is a requirement for customers.
All stores open 8am-9pm daily (Lake Cowichan 8pm only). Senior shopping and immune compromised shop 7am-8am everyday.
Esquimalt Farmers Market
Open every Thursday from 4:30-7:30pm at Bullen Park behind the Esquimalt Rec Centre. Organizers warn it is not operating “as its usual fun, vibrant self,”as it has limited vendors and social distancing protocols.
Open Daily 7am-6pm. Seniors and high-risk shopping between 7-8 Monday to Sunday. Home delivery Monday to Friday, excluding holidays. A minimum of $50 is required and delivery must be within a 5km radius.There will be a $5.00 Personal Shopping Fee for Online Pick-Up orders. Cut off for same day service is noon. Asking only one person per family in the store when possible.
Red Barn Market
Location hours vary, check website for details. No bottle drops offs until further notice. Location have increased cleaning frequency and asking customers to social distance while in the store. Open to seniors and those with compromised immune systems from 7am-8am daily at all locations.
Open 7am-9am for seniors & other vulnerable members of society to do their shopping. Online ordering available. Location hours vary, check website forcomplete list.
Zero Waste Emporium
Zero Waste Emporium has launched an online shopping platform with three options: curbside pickup, in-store pickup, or home delivery. Free delivery forseniors and those who are immune compromised.
Save On Foods
Store hours vary by location. Online shopping available with pick up and delivery options. Check their website for specific locations hours.
Regular hours and seniors hours vary by location check website for details on each location.
Online shopping available at Millstream location delivering to Langford and Sooke vicinities. Yates location Monday to Saturday 8am-10pm, Sundays10am-6pm. Millstream Monday to Saturday 8am-9pm, Sundays 10am-6pm.
Real Canadian Superstore
All Canadian locations have been open at close-to-regular hours throughout the length of the pandemic.
The Root Cellar
Back to regular hours. Open daily, 8am-8pm with 8am-9am reserved for seniors and those who are immune compromised. Coffee bar remains open 8am-3pm, bakery selection may be smaller than normal.
Markets are open 7am-9pm daily with 7am-9am reserved for seniors and customers with compromised immune systems.
Creatures Pet Store
Store is open. They are also offering delivery and curb-side pickup available,deliveries are 24 hours in Victoria and 48 hours outside of the city.
Four Paw Pet Grocery & Boutique
Store is open and practicing social distancing as well as increased cleaning of high touch areas. They are taking orders over the phone and are offering curbside pick up as well as delivery.
Paws on Cook
Temporary hours 8am-6pm daily. Online ordering available with free delivery on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Bosley's Pet Food Plus
The store is open! Check the store’s website regularly for store hours as they may change. Now offering delivery and curbside pick up.
Island Pet Source
Store hours to 9-6 weekdays and 9-5 on weekends. Debit and credit preferred,although cash transactions are still accepted.
A Pet's Life
New hours, Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 11am-6pm. Offering curbside pickup and free delivery, orders can be placed on their website.
Store is open with revised hours 9:30am-6:00pm. They also offer online ordering with pick or delivery options available.
Open with normal business hours.
Open with winter hours until further notice 9am-5:30pm Tuesday through Saturday. They are limiting customers to just three in the store at a time.They suggest calling ahead for bike tune up availability.
North Park Bike Shop
Open Monday-Friday 10:30am-5:30pm, Saturday 10:30am-5am, Sunday 12pm-4pm.
Open for bike repairs and rentals. Hours: Thursday through Sunday 9:30am-5pm,you can also make an appointment or book online.
Pitstop Bikes & Repairs
Open Tuesday to Friday 10:30am–6pm, Saturday 11am–3pm. If you prefer you can call or email to arrange curbside sales or service.
Straight Up Cycles
Call for updated hours as they may change. Allowing 2 people in the store atone time. Call ahead to make a service appointment 250-480-1944. Asking customers to use debit or credit cards when possible.
Broad St. Cycles
Two customers are allowed in the store at a time to maintain social distancing.Tuesday to Sunday 10am-2pm and Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm for appointments. To avoid waiting they suggest making an appointment.
Ride the Glide Electric Bikes
Open by appointment only call or text 250-889-9512. Online store is also available.
Allowing up to three customers in the store at a time. Repairs are done by appointment to book to book call 1-778-265-6646 or email us at [email protected] delivery on new bike purchases within the greater Victoria area. If you know what you need you can purchase a bike over the phone or through their online platform.
Open with temporary hours Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm, closed Sundays and Mondays.More restrictions on store protocols outlined on their website.
Cap-it Truck Accessories
Social distancing practices in effect. Customers are being encouraged to drive their own vehicles into service bays.
Locations are open. Visit their website for details for specific locations and hours.
Open with temporary hours. Sales department Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm. Service and parts Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm.
Glen Oak Ford
Open with reduced hours Service & Parts departments will remain open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. New daily precautions put in place and they also offer a buy from home option.
Call ahead with order and items will be placed outside. 250-385-8658.
Temporary hours, sales department Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm. Service and parts Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm.
Temporary hours, sales department Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm. Service and parts Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm. Showroom is open by appointment only.
Temporary service processes in place, buy from home options as well as virtual options. Service and parts open Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5pm.
Sales Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm. Service and parts Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm. Buy from home option.
Store is not open for browsing but you can order online or by phone. Curbside pickup available Monday to Saturday 10am-1pm or delivery. Follow their Facebook Page for more information on delivery schedule.
Momease Baby Boutique
Open Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, closed on Sundays and stat holidays. Online shopping available with curbside pick-up and delivery options.
Yellowjacket Comics and Toys
Open 11:30am-6:30pm daily.
In-store browsing is closed, but the pick up window is open 12pm-4pm Tuesday through Saturday. Shop their online store here.
Oscar & Libby's
Shop online, offering free local delivery on orders $25+ or pick up from their Fort Street location 9:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Shop their online store here.
Atlas Audio VideoUnlimited
Open and continue to offer free delivery, you can make your purchase in-store or online at www.atlasavu.ca. In-home installations are currently suspended. Open Monday to Saturday 9am-5:30pm.
Store hours vary by location, check website for updated times. Online shopping available.
Allowing eight customers in the store at a time. Free local delivery and contactless pick up available. Online shopping available. Open Tuesday to Fridays 11am-3pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm.
Now open for regular business, and they've also used the last two months to beef up their online store. Check it at the link.
Christian Book and Music
Offering several ways to shop in-store or online, with knock and drop deliveryor car pick up at the store. Temporary hours in place. Victoria Location: Monday - Saturday 9am-5pm. Nanaimo Location: Tuesday - Saturday 12am-4pm.
Physical location is closed, but you are able to purchase through their online store.
Storefront is closed but a pick up window is available to pick up online orders, hours for prepaid orders 10am-4pm Monday to Friday (closed weekends and holidays). Online shopping available here.
Shop in-store, online or by phone.Offering Delivery on min purchases of $25 for fee between $5-$10 or Canada Post, whichever is cheapest. Curbside pick-up available. New regular hours Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm. Closed Sundays.
Open for phone-in orders Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 12pm-4pm. Pick up and delivery options available call 250-598-2713. Online shopping also available.
Open 11am-4pm daily for browsing. You are still encouraged to order from their online store and pick up curbside or ship to your address.
Orders can be placed by phone or email, video calling with a sales representative available, and scheduled appointments to shop in person. Free delivery on purchases over $50. New store hours at both locations Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sundays and holidays 10am-5pm.
Cook St. Castle & Bay St.Castle
Online shopping available.New temporary hours: Cook Street Monday to Friday 8am- 4:30pm, Saturday 9am-4:30pm, Sunday 10am-4:30pm. Bay Street hours: Monday to Saturday 8am-4:30pm, Sunday 9am-4:30pm.
Elk Lake Garden Centre
Reduced hours, open Friday to Monday 9am-5:30pm.
Drop-in shopping afternoons Tuesdays to Sundays. Check out their website for details on the different ways you can shop with them including curbside pick up andspeciality appointments for those with compromised immune systems.
The Vintage Orchid
Online ordering available with delivery.
Flowers On Top
Storefront is closed. Currently taking phone and online orders for safe,contact-free delivery.
Poppies Floral Art
Taking orders by phone and through their web store only. No contact deliveries.Check website for delivery rates and zones.
Fired Up! Ceramics
Studio is not open to the public but they have a new online shop that allows you to purchase take-home DIY kits.
Beehive Wool Shop
Storefront will be open beginning June 1. Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-3:30pm, closed Sunday and Monday. Online ordering available with curbside pick-up Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm.
Sawyer Sewing Centre
Current store hours Tuesday to Saturday 9am-4pm, closed Sunday & Monday.Online ordering, ordering by phone and curbside drop off or front door pickup available.
Button & Needlework Boutique
Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. If you prefer not to comeinto the store and are in need of supplies, call 250-384-8781 or email us at [email protected] to arrange for mail order or curbside pickup.
Classic Stationers Ltd.
Online store available here.
Opus Framing & Art Supplies
Closed to the public for browsing, will be at the store from 10:00 am-4:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday for phone orders and Click & Collect, and will be closed on Sundays & Mondays.
Instinct Arts and Gifts
New hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11-4 pm. Only the view street entrance will be open limit of 3-5 people in store at one time you are encourage you to place and pay for your order by phone and pick up curbside during these hours.
Open 9.30 am to 6 pm daily until further notice
Seahorses Cafe and Kayaks
Open Wednesday to Saturday for takeout 3:30 am-7:30 pm. Check their website regularly as times change. Kayak rentals and stand up paddle boards are once again available for rent.
Robinson's Outdoor Store
Storefront is currently closed, orders can be made through email or by calling in your orders. Orders can be shipped to your door. List of inventory on their website here. Private appointments can also be made for in-person shopping.
Valhalla Pure Outfitters
Stores are open, although check link for hours. Wearing a mask is encouraged,hand sanitizer is available at the door and social distancing is demarcated throughout the retail floor.
The Green Kiss
Online shopping available with shipping and pickup at their location as options. Virtual masterclasses also available on their website.
Open for sales, service and repairs Tuesday to Friday 11am-5:30pm, Saturday 11am-5pm. Max of 2 customers in the store at one time and refrain from paying with cash.
Island Collateral & Sales
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-6pm, closed Sundays and Mondays until further notice. Loan department are 10am-5:30pm.
Triple Play Sports &Games
Current hours of operation are 12pm-9pm Wednesday to Sunday. You can contact them through Facebook to inquire about inventory and shop their eBay store.
Triple Spiral Metaphysical Gifts
June hours are Wednesday to Sunday 11:30am-5pm. Online shopping also available.
Currently storefront is closed until further notice. Online shopping available.
All locations open for non contact door pickups Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am-6pm. They will also help you at the door or by phone with questions, stock inquiries and payments.
All stores are opening with restricted hours Monday to Friday 11am-7pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, and Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Showroom is closed to walk-in traffic, warehouse is open for pickups. Modifiedoffice hours Monday to Friday 8am-2pm.
Open weekdays 10am-5:30pm except Thursdays are by appointment only for those who are immune compromised. Weekend hours are 10am-5pm.
Shop online then collect curbside at the Westshore ReStore or opt for home delivery. Check out their e-store at the link.
Sagers Fine Furniture
Appointments available for private shopping with the assistance of a design consultant. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Penna & Co Kitchen & Giftwares
Open Monday to Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm and Sundays 11am-5pm. Limiting the amount of people in the store. Online shopping available with delivery and curbside pick-up options.
Sweet Dreams Boutique
Online shopping available with pick up, delivery and shipping options.
Paboom Home Imports Ltd.
Store is closed but you can book a private shopping time here.
The Good Planet Company
Storefront is closed but open for curbside pick up when you order online from 10am and 2pm, Monday to Saturday. Shipping available for a $10 fee or free on orders above $99.
Syd's Demo Salvage
Open Monday to Saturday 10am-4:00pm, items for sale featured on the website.
Storefront is open. Online shopping also available here.
Each location is opening based on provincial guidelines. Call ahead for hours 250-361-3944.
Lore General Store
Free contactless delivery in Victoria Monday to Friday 2-4pm. Sign up for virtual shopping here.
Sweet Dreams Boutique
Shop online or by phone with delivery in Victoria, Saanich and Sidney.
Irish Linen Store
Store hours: 11am - 4pm, Tuesday - Saturday closed Sunday and Monday.
Section coming soon
Most store locations have been closed. Select Bell street front locations willremain available with reduced hours. Bay Centre is open 11am to 5pm daily, and Westshore Town Centre open 11am-7pm.
Some locations closed and they are asking that you call before visiting tocheck times. Mayfair kiosk is open Saturday to Tuesdays 11am-5pm Wednesday-Friday 11am-7pm. Hillside kiosk is open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm and Sundays 11am-5pm.
Some locations closed, they are asking that you call before visiting to check times. Hillside kiosk open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm and Sundays 11am-5pm.
Some stores temporarily closed. Check link for details.
All locations in Victoria open, times vary by location check here for hours.
Phone pick up and drop off available, phones will be sanitized before they are returned. Call your nearest location to make an appointment.
Company suggests you call ahead to retail partners for up to date hours. Online shopping and call centres open to help.
Most stores in Victoria are now open, check here for each individual location's hours.
Metal Supermarkets Victoria
Locations are open for delivery, orders can be made on their website. Online quotes and chat functions available to complete your metal work project.
Showroom open Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm. The company is replacing in-person meetings with video calls when possible. Call ahead for inquiries.
Storefront is now open 11am-5pm. However you can still opt for free pick-up foronline orders and they remain available on the phone for any specific requests.
Showroom is open and allows two customers in at a time. Monday to Friday 9-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
By appointment only Monday to Friday 9am-4:30pm. See selection at the link.
Open 11am-4pm daily, not accepting cash sales at this time. Online shopping and shipping available.
Arranging appointments for fittings. Curbside pickup available, as is shipping and some local delivery options.
Lady Mae Uniforms
Open under regular hours, and will extend hours upon request for those working in healthcare requiring scrubs, gowns and lab coats.
Check link for online store.
Vintage After Death
Online shop at the link.
Victoria location now open from 12 to 5 daily, although check link for updates.
Still Life For Her
Victoria location now open under limited hours. Curbside pickup and free delivery available.
All their non-Ontario locations are open, and free expedited shipping is available.
Local pickups available June 1. Free shipping on orders over $150.
Pom Pom Boutique
Check their Facebook page at the link for new offerings and purchase options.
Outlooks For Men
Back open 10 - 5:30, Tuesday to Saturday.
Shabby Rabbit Clothing
Open under temporarily reduced hours from 10 to 5, Tuesday to Saturday(although they might open their doors later or earlier if you ask nicely).
Back open and with plenty of extra customer support and resources.
Amelia Lee Boutique
Open 11 to 4pm daily, with free delivery also available throughout Victoria fororders over $100.
Now selling face masks. Online store at the link.
Government Street store still temporarily closed, but free express shipping andfree returns available from their online store.
Their Vancouver Island locations are back open. Check link for details.
Aurea Fashion Boutique & Essential Luxuries
Retail location is closed, but shop online and get free shipping on orders over $100.
Open Monday to Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm and Sunday 12:00pm- 5:00pm. Taking personal appointments daily as well call ahead to make an appointment.
Below The Belt
All stores are open, check the website for each location's hours. Online shopping available on their website as well.
Bernstein And Gold
Book an in-store appointment for one on one shopping. You can also shop online and choose contactless pick up, or free delivery.
Black Goat Cashmere
Open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-6pm. Online store available with free shipping.
Roots Canada Ltd.
Curbside pick up for online orders only, closed Sunday and Mondays.
Blue Sky Clothing Company
Tuesday to Saturday by appointment. Offer curbside pickup for online orders. Visit their website for current updates as hours and openings may change.
Allowing two customers in the store at one time, private shopping is also available by appointment. Updates on their Facebook page.
Shop online, with curbside pick-up available.
All three of the Victoria Chai Boutiques are now open, Mayfair & Bay Center daily from 11am-5pm. Uptown, Monday to Saturday from 11am-5pm.
Storefront closed, offering in store package handoffs and curbside pickups.
Free shipping and local contactless pick up available.
Online shopping available.
Storefront closed, online shopping available with free shipping on orders over $100.
Online shopping with contactless pickup and in store appointments available.
June 2 personal shopping will restart at their Victoria store. You can book your appointment by emailing [email protected]
Out of Ireland
The store is now open with limited hours.They are still shipping orders and offering free delivery within the Victoria area on orders over $50
Currently closed but their online store is up! Check their social media pages for most recent updates.
Eddie Bauer of Canada
Now selling reusable face masks. Online shopping is available.
Storefronts are currently closed, but you are encouraged to shop their online store.
Open as of May 19th.
No stores open at this time, however their online store is shipping.
Ling Ling Boutique
Storefront closed but online shopping available.
Little Blue House by Hatley
Temporarily closed. Online shopping available.
Stores are reopening with proper precautions and contactless pick up. For specific store hours visit their website.
Store locations currently closed. Online shopping available.
Store’s are open for browsing and curbside pick up. Check the website for each location's specific hours.
Westshore Gold and Silver
Open everyday at 10am.
Opens May 29th, limited amount of people allowed in the store. Cashless payments are preferred.
Rook & Rose
Storefront closed. Curbside pickup available every day from 12-4pm local delivery available every day place your order before 1pm for same-day delivery.
Sailor Jack Consignment
Back to normal hours, review their website for details on drop offs and other safety precautions being taken.
Paul Mara Jewellers
Open with reduced hours, check website for up to date information. It is suggested you make an appointment for in store shopping.
Open daily 9am-6pm.
Closed Sundays and Mondays, shop their website!
Limiting the numbers of people in the store. Online orders for pick-up or shipping are also possible.
Open 11-4:30 Tuesday through Saturday, also check out their online store.
She She Bagss
New store hours Tuesday - Saturday 11 - 4 pm. Hours may change through the summer.
Stores have reopened, proper precautions in place in line with health officials guidlines.
Bamboo Beads and Bling
Open 10-5pm Tuesday to Saturday. 50% off all jewelry making products.
Old 'n' Gold Estate Jewelry
Open under reduced hours; Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.
Check link for new opening hours, or order online for free shipping.
Downtown Victoria location is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm.
All BC stores open starting May 30, or shop online at the link.
Their online store is offering 20% off first orders, and their physical location is back open.
Stores have varying hours check ahead before you go, online shopping available; choose curbside pick-up or free delivery.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 11am-5pm, purchases can be picked up in store. If at capacity when you arrive at the shop, call (250) 386-3741 and your purchase will be brought out to you.
Call It Spring
All North American stores closed until further notice. Online shopping available.
Shop online, with free shipping in Canada on orders over $74.
Three shoppers allowed in the store at a time. New hours, Monday to Friday 11am–4pm closed Saturday and Sundays. Currently offering free one-way shipping on all Canadian orders over $50.
Running Room Canada
Both Victoria locations open Tuesday to Wednesday 10am - 6pm, Thursday to Friday: 11am- 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5:00pm. Online shopping available.
Heart and Sole Shoes
Five customers in the store at a time. Open Monday to Saturday 10-5:30pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. Online shopping available.
BC stores are back open.
Stores open with reduced hours and enhanced sanitization procedures in place. Free ground shipping also available.
Goo Goo Goggles Optical
Open by appointment only from 10 to 3, Tuesday to Saturday.
Curbside pickup and dropoff for repairs and returns at their Victoria location.
BC locations are back open.
West Coast Refill
Not refilling personal containers, but are offering their own containers for a deposit. You can place an order online, or by phone to be picked up curbside, in front of the shop or free delivery to your front door on orders of $35 or higher. Customers will not be allowed to enter the store.
The Copper Hat
Online shopping available with free local delivery for orders over $30 in the Victoria area.
Shoppers Drug Mart
Stores remain open but with new hours, check their website each locations' hours. The first hours of shopping is reserved for seniors and those with compromised immune systems. Seniors discounts are also extended during that hour.
Cridge Family Pharmacy
Downtown hours Monday to Friday 8am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm. Keating location Monday to Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm. Freedelivery available for medications. Pharmacists are able to offer 30-day refills of medications without seeing a doctor.
Free Spirit Botanicals
Temporarily closed, online shopping available. Free home deliveries for seniors and private bookings available upon request.
Now taking limited appointments, masks must be worn while in the salon. Online shopping available for products.
Only allowing a certain amount of people into their stores at a time. Check their website for opening times of your favourite location. Online shopping also available with some locations offering in store pick up.
Online ordering available with curbside pick up in Victoria, $7 fee for delivery in the Greater Victoria Area. Free delivery for orders over $100.
Rexall Drug Store
All Victoria location hours available here. Manage prescriptions and visit virtual doctors on their website.
Online shopping available, free shipping on orders over $79 in Canada.
The Original: FARM
Downtown Monday to Saturday 10:30am-6pm, Hillside Monday to Saturday 10:30am-6pm, Langford Monday to Saturday 9am-8pm. Order online and pick up and pay in store option.
Cloud 9 Dispensary
Temporary hours Sunday and Monday 11am-6pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-6pm.
Regional Assembly of Text
Their Johnson Street location remains closed pending further notice, but check out their online store at the link.
Stores are open under reduced hours, and delivery and curbside pickup is available.
Toes 'n' Taps Dance Shoppe
Storefront closed, but they can be reached by phone Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays from 11:00 - 5:00, Facebook messenger or email at [email protected]. They are also continuing to offer curbside pickup and direct shipping after re-opening!
Bentley Leathers & Luggage
Their three Victoria locations are back open. Check the link for details.
Open under regular hours, and with a wide selection of face masks in stock.
Dragon Impact Martial Art Equipment & Supplies
Order online for store pickup from noon to 4pm daily.
The Garden of Eden
Victoria’s first adult store is offering free shipping throughout BC on orders over $50.
Goodfellas Cigar Shop
Their Royal Oak location is back open under regular hours. Downtown is also open, but they recommend calling to check hours.
Hudson's Bay Company
All Canadian locations are back open, in addition to their ample online offerings.
Their downtown location is back open under pretty-close-to-normal opening hours. Check link for details.