As the retail center of the BC Interior, people travel from more that 500 kilometres to purchase everything from clothing to cars at the impressive auto mall.
Orchard Park Shopping Centre is the largest shopping mall, located in the heart of Kelowna with more than 170 stores, restaurants and major department stores. The area is surrounded by strip malls with stores specializing in appliances, bridal wear, jewelry, furniture and sporting goods.
Bernard Avenue is where visitors can find unique shops and eateries nestled beside Okanagan Lake. The downtown area showcases specialty shops, antique and art dealers, and craft and gift shops.
Many other strip malls with a variety of retail stores, restaurants and offices may be found in every area of the city. Several are anchored by large grocery stores.
Kelowna also has local farmer’s markets that operate in various parts of town during the summer and fall months. The largest market is located across the street from Orchard Park Shopping Centre.