Open for business in Nelson

Here’s a list of businesses that are open in Nelson

A bridge in Nelson.

Despite COVID-19, much of Nelson is open for business.

Despite the extraordinary upheaval caused by COVID-19, there are still businesses in Nelson that are continuing to operate in one form or another.

We’ve compiled a list of businesses that are currently open in Nelson. We’ve organized the catalog into three categories: Retail, Takeout / Delivery and Services.

If you don’t see your business included on this page and you are currently in operation, please fill out this form. The list will be updated as more businesses inform us that they are open.

We also have a list of who’s Open for business in the West Kootenay.

Show your support for local businesses online by using the #KootenayStrong and #ThinkLocalFirst hashtags.

We here at Koocanusa Publications are still operational, providing business news on Kootenay Business by covering news remotely. For sales and other inquiries, email KPI Media.

More info available on the Nelson and Kootenay Lake Tourism website.

Businesses open in Nelson:


Bears Furniture and Appliances: Furniture and appliance delivery available. Updates on Bears Furniture and Appliances website

Pixie Candy Shoppe: Specialty candy shop. Pickup and delivery available. Updates on Pixie Candy Shoppe website

Ripping Giraffe Boardshop: Snowboard and skateboard store. Pickup and delivery available. Updates on Ripping Giraffe Boardshop Facebook page

Secret Garden Toys: Toys, games and puzzles for all ages and levels. Open for pickup. Updates on Secret Garden Toys Facebook page.

Mountain Baby: Baby, toddler, and kids’ outdoor gear, sporting equipment, eco-friendly accessories and toys. Open for delivery. Updates on Mountain Baby website.

Kootenay Filter Inc.: Air Filter Supplier. Manufacturing is open. Updates on Kootenay Filter website.

Backroads Brewing Co.: Brewery. Open for pickup and delivery. Updates on Backroads Brewing Co. website

Sunset Custom Blinds and Spas: Open with precautions. Updates on Sunset Custom Blinds and Spas Facebook page

Takeout / Delivery:

Thor’s Pizza: Open for takeout or delivery. Updates on Thor's Pizza Facebook page.

Baba’s Indian Cuisine: Open for takeout and delivery. Updates on Babas Indian Cuisine Facebook page.

Torchlight Brewing Company: Open for home delivery. Updates on Torchlight Brewing Company website

Culinary Conspiracy Specialty Food Store Inc.: Open for pickup and delivery. Updates on Culinary Conspiracy website

Art of Brewing: Winemaking supply store. Open with precautions and pickup is available. Updates on Art of Brewing website

Epiphany Cakes: Open for pickup and delivery. Products also available at Kootenay Co-op. Updates on Epiphany Cakes website


Koocanusa Publications: Providing business news via Kootenay Business. Covering news remotely. For sales and other inquiries, email KPI Media.

Fair Realty: Real estate agency. Video calls by appointment. Updates on Fair Realty website

Gerick Cycle & Ski: Online shopping, pickup, delivery and bike servicing. Updates on Gericks Cycle & Ski website

Repair Factory: Experts for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Android, Mac, PC, networking and business support. Updates on Repair Factory website

The Canadian Centre for Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Inc.: Guiding Aboriginal Entrepreneurs in building a profitable future. Video calls, by appointment. Updates on Canadian Centre for Aboriginal Entrepreneurship website

Secure by Design: Internet service provider. Appointments available. Open for pickup. Updates on Secure by Design website

Ellenwood Homes Ltd.: Design and building firm. Open with precautions. Updates on Ellenwood Homes website

Kootenay Glass & Mirror Ltd.: Auto glass shop. Open with limited work schedule. Updates on Kootenay Glass website

The Lakeview: Destination resort on Kootenay Lake. Call for campground reservations. The store (liquor/gas/groceries/post) is open for business. Updates on The Lakeview website

Kyle Born

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