Ok let’s all admit that Christmas snuck up on us in a fierce way this year! Wasn’t it just December 1st? Now, I bet there are a bunch of you who still have a few names to cross off your list.  Am I right?

Last week I felt the urge to get to the big mall and finish my shopping and guess what? I got nothing accomplished.  It was just another reminder that we really do have everything we need right here in the beautiful Comox Valley!

I thought I’d put together a list of some of my favourite local shops where you’re sure to get that Christmas List all checked off. Happy Shopping Comox Valley!

States of Summer

This shop has become a local favourite for women’s (even some men’s) clothing, boho style household decor, shoes, jewelry and more! My favourite jeans right now we’re purchased here! The prices are great and there is always something for every price point.  This little gem is gaining popularity for great reasons!

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Planet Kids

This is your one stop shop for all the kids in your life! Whether you’re looking for a new book, a quality wooden puzzle, educational toys for your school age kids or a simple stocking stuffer, you will find it at Planet Kids!

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Coast Surf Shop

Do you have an outdoor lover in your life?! Coast carries West coast style apparel and accessories for Men and Women, along with Paddle boards and everything in between. This little Comox shop is the perfect stop for the lover of all things this beautiful Valley has to offer!

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Rally Co.

This 5th street shop is a dream to visit.  When you’re downtown Courtenay you just have to pop in! You’ll find the loveliest handmade clothing, candles, unique home decor, a great assortment of greeting cards and plenty more little treasures for that someone special in your life.

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A local favorite for quality baby and toddler gear, essentials and clothing.  This sweet little shop has a long time history of being a one stop shop for new parents and grandparents.  All the brands that parents love with competitive prices!

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This shop is a favourite among teens and young adults! All the trendy brands and a great selection of clothing, footwear, and accessories! This is another downtown Courtenay longtime favourite.

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The Mill Coffee

A shameless plug but let’s be honest, every great shopping experience starts with a good coffee! Pop into the Mill in Comox to fuel up before you hit the shops and while you’re there, grab a gift card or a bag of coffee for the coffee lover in your life!

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This is just a snapshot of some of the amazing local shopping we have right here in the Comox Valley! I hope this helps you get that last minute shopping done! Did I miss your favorite shop? Share some other Comox Valley gems in the comments below:)


Until Next time,