Attractions

Top Choice Market in Salt Spring Island

Saturday Market

The best market in British Columbia, this gigantic cornucopia of produce, edible goodies and locally made artworks lures everyone like a magnet on summer Saturdays. Arrive in the morning; it can be oppressively jam-…
Farm in Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Cheese

A family-friendly farmstead with a strollable garden, wandering chickens and a winerylike tasting room and shop, this must-see spot produces goat- and sheep-milk chèvres, feta and Camembert styles; the soft goat-che…
Brewery in Salt Spring Island

Saltspring Island Ales

Colonizing a rustic, cedar-built shack between the trees, this microbrewery's woodsy little tasting room offers a roster of all-organic brews, from malty Extra Special Bitter to smooth Heatherdale Ale. There are alw…
Market in Mayne Island

Farmers Market

The perfect place to meet the locals, this rustic market in and around the Agricultural Hall serves up lush local produce, a naughty baked treat or three and some locally made arts and crafts. With live music and a …
Gallery in Salt Spring Island

Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery

One of the most popular of Salt Spring's many galleries, you'll find contemporary reinventions of the quirky folk art movement here as well as eye-catching ceramics that will have you re-thinking how to pack your lu…
Market in North & South Pender Islands

Farmers Market

North Pender's regular Saturday farmers market operates in the perfect community hub location so you can mix it with the locals while selecting the makings of a great picnic. Regional fruit and veg jostles for atten…
Museum in North & South Pender Islands

Pender Islands Museum

Colonizing an historic white-clapboard farmhouse, this community museum includes an eclectic array of exhibits tracing the human heritage of the area, including thousands of years of First Nations history. Look out …
Gallery in North & South Pender Islands

Red Tree Gallery

A Hope Bay institution for more than a decade, this highly engaged artists' co-op showcases the works of more than a dozen regional creatives. The media can range from glass to metal and from painting to sculpture b…
Winery in North & South Pender Islands

Sea Star Vineyards

A verdant, 26-acre vineyard that's become a BC favorite, despite only being in operation for a few years; drop into the tasting room here and sample as much as you can. Crisp whites are a specialty. Expect to be gre…
Gallery in Salt Spring Island

Waterfront Gallery

A browse-tastic artsists' co-op showcasing the eclectic work of dozens of island creatives (from throughout the Southern Gulf Islands), it's hard not to find a superior souvenir to take back home here. Look for cera…