Looking for the best Canmore shopping while you’re in town?
Canmore is such a vibrant mountain town – between hiking, biking and skiing, there certainly is no shortage of outdoor things to do! For those of us who are looking for a more relaxing local experience however, Main Street Canmore provides some amazing places to shop you don’t want to miss while you’re here in town. Let’s take a look at six amazing local places on Canmore’s Main Street to shop.
A cornerstone of any shopping day in Canmore since 1999, and located within the old Marra’s grocery building since 2005. Stonewaters is the premiere spot to get both modern and rustic mountain furniture and accessories. They have beautiful cards, candles, leather goods, and gifts for everyone in your family from toddlers to grandparents. No trip to Main Street is complete without stopping in to Stonewaters!
This is the place to go for all of your mountain gear needs! This locally-owned shop has a wide selection of men’s and women’s clothing and outerwear, from stylish t-shirts to Goretex performance ski gear. If you find yourself in need of a new pair of shoes or hiking boots while you’re in town, drop by for a new set of mountain kicks!
Alberta’s Own Marketplace is where artists, makers and entrepreneurs intersect! This lovely shop has so many unique goods, it’s hard to leave without picking something up. Whether it’s local art, blankets, decor or home goods, Alberta’s Own Market Place is a must-visit for anyone coming to Canmore.
Canmore’s independent bookstore! This cute shop of curiosities will have you flipping through the pages of local books and trail guides alike. Get lost in the wide variety of sections while you sip a cup of coffee or tea from the attached cafe. Don’t be afraid to ask for a recommendation from the staff! They’re always happy to help you find what you’re looking for.
This delightful shop began as a pop-up in 2015 and has since evolved into a full-time atelier on Main Street Canmore. They showcase local Alberta makers and start-ups, and stock everything from art to ceramics, jewellery, homewares, clothing & more. You’ll almost always find something new whenever you stop by this wonderful store.
Started in 1995, The Tin Box is a pillar of shopping on Canmore’s Main Street! This is the place to find the next great gift for that special person back home. They have handmade artisanal gifts made right here in Alberta, plus a fantastic selection of funny socks, magnets, homewares and gag gifts. Make sure you don’t miss their card section towards the back of the store – particularly the adults-only cards, which are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face!
Don’t forget to bring your hiking boots – because all of this amazing shopping is just steps from the beautiful Bow River and lots of other hikes starting right from Canmore. While you’re out and about– I’m always happy to show you properties while you’re in town!