Dining & Shopping

Vernon offers many retail options, from large department stores to small specialty shops, catering to every taste and interest. Specialty grocery stores offer international supplies while our larger grocery stores have a good selection of food and household items.

Shopping:

Downtown

Vernon has a beautiful downtown that is made up primary of locally owned and operated retail shops, restaurants and professional services. This is the heart of the community where you will find that one of kind experience. There are over 50 restaurants, 250 retail and service shops, 3 art galleries and so much more. For more information visit www.downtownvernon.co

Dining:

Vernon has a bountiful selection of local farm to fork restaurants, quaint bistros, ethnic cuisine, five star dining, national chain and local coffee shops, fast food, pubs, food trucks and pizza parlours. The Tourism Vernon website provides more information on restaurants in the Vernon area. There are also wineries and craft brew houses and food production site to visit along the Vernon Tasting Trail.

Things to do:

There's much to see and do in Vernon - a little slice of paradise surrounded by lakes, golf courses, hike and bike paths and trails and everything else that the gorgeous Okanagan has to offer. Within the greater Vernon area you'll find Okanagan attractions aplenty: arts, culture, sports, music, incredible restaurants, artisan foods, a bounty of agriculture and lots of celebrations. Visit the Tourism Vernon website to discover more. 

Malls
  • Fruit Union Plaza (Earl’s, Rexall, Valley First Credit Union
  • The Shops at Polson Park (Save On Foods, Shoppers Drug Mart, Galaxy Cinema)
  • Smart Centres (Walmart, Rona, Best Buy)
  • Village Green Centre (The Bay, Canadian Tire, SportChek, Winners)
  • Vernon Square Mall (London Drugs, Safeway, Dollarama)
Department and Home Improvement
  • Big Box Outlet
  • Canadian Tire
  • Central Hardware
  • Fishers Hardware
  • Home Depot
  • Home Building Centre
  • London Drugs
  • Rona
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (3 locations)
  • The Bay
  • Windsor Plywood 
  • Winners
Large Format
  • Real Canadian Superstore
  • Safeway (2 locations)
  • Save on Foods (2 locations)
  • Walmart
  • Wholesale Club
Specialty and Neighbourhood
  • Butcher Boys
  • Bulk Barn
  • Buy Low Foods
  • Happy Days Food Store
  • Hunters Grocery
  • Lakeview Market
  • M&M Food Market
  • Mediterranean Market
  • Nature’s Fare Market
  • Quality Greens
  • Simply Delicious