Entertainment and Hospitality

From quaint bed and breakfasts to sprawling mountain resorts, the Kootenays have some amazing entertainment and hospitality venues. Learn more about the latest businesses that are welcoming customers in our region.

Recent Entertainment and Hospitality articles

(L to R) Alycia Weir, visitor services manager at the Golden Visitor Information Services & Amenities Hub, with Constance Fowler and Mary Jacobson, visitor information counsellors.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Collaboration creates Golden’s VISAH

The new, community-led visitor information services and amenities hub (VISAH) in Golden, B.C., offers expanded services and conveniences.

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Trail Beer Refinery opened on March 25, 2017. It is Trail's first craft beer producer.
West Kootenay, Trail, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Craft beer comes to Trail

“We had pretty aggressive visions of where we wanted to go, and we’re just blowing those away.” —Mike Konkin, Trail Beer Refinery

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Rich and Annie Murphy bought the Trail Smoke Eaters Hockey Club in November 2016.
West Kootenay, Trail, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Sparking change for the Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters hockey team has an upgraded facility and a revitalized fan base along with new club owners.

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Overview of Columbia Valley Classic Car Show.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Transportation

Classic Car Show stays in Radium Hot Springs: “positive resolution” says Chamber

The annual Classic Car Show & Shine will be held on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

The taphouse in downtown Trail has become a bustling gathering place that has brought a new life to the core of the community.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Selkirk College Instructor Delivers a Refined Beer Taste

With a taste for exciting business ventures, Selkirk College instructor Mike Konkin is the engine driving the West Kootenay's latest success story.

Mike Martin, mayor of Trail, B.C., admires the architectural design of the Riverfront Centre, which is scheduled for completion by year's end.
West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Trail, B.C., booms

Trail’s mayor, Mike Martin, described the projects that are underway and the energy and attitude that are widely evident in his city.

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Kelsey and Brenda Taylor, co-owners of MJ's Floral Boutique in Cranbrook.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

MJs Floral Boutique finds new home on Cranbrook’s Tenth Avenue

The floral business is blooming for MJ's Floral Boutique with a new storefront, walk-in cooler and private office for consultations.

Caitlin Berkheim, Tamara Mercandelli and Christel Hagn of Soulfood restaurant hosted a
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Soulfood for community

A “long table dinner” on July 27 at Soulfood restaurant in Cranbrook showcased local food and drink producers and their wares.

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Selkirk College Ceramics Studio students Sierra Kelly (right) and Marita Manson (middle) chat with an Amazing Race Canada producer prior to the contestants coming through Kootenay Studio Arts.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College featured in Amazing Race Canada

Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) was one of the featured stops for the popular reality television show.

The Windsor Hotel in Fort Steele.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Fort Steele’s Windsor Hotel will once again be a “hotel”

A major construction project is underway at Fort Steele Heritage Town, near Cranbrook, with the historic Windsor Hotel undergoing sweeping interior renovations.

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