Open for business in the East Kootenay

Here’s a list of businesses that are open in the East Kootenay

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

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

We’ve compiled a list of businesses that are currently open in the East Kootenay. We’ve organized the catalog by city first and then arranged each location 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.

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Businesses open in Cranbrook:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Cranbrook

Businesses open in Fernie:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Fernie

Businesses open in Invermere:


The Inside Edge Boutique and Sports: Sporting and fashion store. Curbside pickup and delivery within the Columbia Valley area. Updates on The Inside Edge Boutique and Sports website

Advent Home Solutions Inc.: Custom cabinetry, wood signs, cutting boards and many other creative wood products. Online orders available. Updates on Advent Home Solutions Facebook page

Main Street Fun & Games: Specialty board games, collectable trading card games, puzzles, toys and crafts. Open for delivery. Puzzles, crafts and games available for purchase inside Invermere Pharmasave. Updates on Main Street Fun and Games website

Avenue: Modern clothing store. Open with precautions. Pickup available. Updates on Avenue website

Businesses open in Kimberley:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Kimberley

Businesses open in Marysville:

Takeout / Delivery:

The Nest Restaurant: Open for takeout. Updates on The Nest Marysville Facebook page

Businesses open in Jaffray:

Takeout / Delivery:

First Perk Coffee House & Eatery: Delivers  to Baynes Lake, Wardner, Galloway, Jaffray, Tie Lake, Rosen Lake, Elko and Grasmere. Updates on First Perk Coffee House & Eatery Facebook page

Businesses open in Creston:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Creston

Businesses open in Golden:


The Jungle Room: Children’s fashionable clothing, footwear and creativity inspired toys. Open for deliveries. Updates on The Jungle Room Facebook page


Columbia Diesel Ltd.: Auto repair shop. Open with precautions. Pickup available. Updates on Columbia Diesel website

Businesses open in Skookumchuck:


Skookumchuck Motel & RV Park: Open with precautions. Updates on Skookumchuck Motel & RV Park website.

Businesses open in Elkford:


Karen's Pet Inn: Kennel service. Open with precautions. Call 250-865-7673 or e-mail [email protected] to make an appointment. 

Businesses open in Vermillion Crossing: 


Kootenay Park Lodge: Open with precautions. Updates on Kootenay Park Lodge website

Kyle Born

Kyle Born is a writer for Kootenay Business and his initials match that of the magazine—it must be fate that brought them together. View all of Kyle Born’s articles

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