One of the best ways to get connected to an area is to spend time searching for local shops and businesses that are the staples of the town. Whistler is fortunate to have some incredible, locally owned shops that have contributed to our mountain town for years, and for some, decades. As Whistler locals, we want to share with you a carefully curated list of local businesses we actually shop with and support. Each of these businesses has a unique identity we love, and we hope you do the same!
Get the Goods in one of Whistler’s most unique shops for gifts and items you’ll treasure for years to come. It’s an emporium of wonder that stocks over 2,500 products that are sourced globally, with a unique fusion of the Pacific Coast mountains and the tropics of South East Asia. Get the Goods proudly supports local artisans of the Sea to Sky Corridor, meaning you’ll find cleverly made goods, uniquely tied to Whistler and the surrounding mountains. One of our favourite gifts in store now is by a local artist, just six years old when he conceived the idea, for a Snakes and Ladders board game, but with a Whistler mountain bike twist. Check out this and some of their other unique gifts when you visit Get the Goods in Whistler Creekside!
Follow Get the Goods at @getthegoodswhistler
If you want to purchase quality clothing and footwear in Whistler, we can’t think of a better local business than KABN! This men’s and women’s boutique has been a locally owned and operated staple for decades, and it’s where we go to find items that will last just as long. KABN prides itself on drawing inspiration from the gorgeous mountains of Whistler, yet having a global perspective on fashion, trends, and craftsmanship. They carefully hand-select items from brands with quality, style, & craftsmanship at the heart of their design and manufacturing processes. We’re sure you’ll love their timeless, yet on-trend, styles and want to wear them year after year.
Follow KABN at @kabn_whistler
The Beach Whistler is one of our local favourites for fun, funky, and sunny staples! The Beach is the perfect Whistler shop for those looking for quality swimwear, trendy shirts, sunglasses, shoes, and more. This locally owned business merges the vibe of beach-life and mountain-life perfectly. As locals, this is our favourite spot in Whistler to shop at before taking a trip to the beach, or when we want a funky, vintage-vibe T-shirt to wear around Whistler. And oh, did we mention their hats? You’ll find quality brands like Brixton to outfit yourself while strolling Whistler Village.
Follow The Beach Whistler at @thebeachwhistler
Do you love to cook, or just want to find a uniquely Whistler gift for your favourite cook’s kitchen? Whistler Kitchen Works is one of our favourite local businesses for just that! While they carry high-quality kitchenware, you’ll also find unique items at Kitchen Works that embody the Whistler vibe and will remind you of your special time in the mountains. Whistler Kitchen Works is conveniently located in Marketplace and has been a favourite of locals and visitors since 1994.
Follow Whistler Kitchen Works at @whistler_kitchen_works
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