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2023 Osoyoos BC Gift Guide

Osoyoos is full of small businesses with big gift ideas, and we’ve got some great tips to help you get started on where to find the perfect gift for anyone and any occasion!

From handcrafted decor and art pieces to one-of-a-kind experiences and unique items, there are so many options to choose from right here at home – at a time when shopping local has never been more important.

So grab your gift list and get shopping and check out our shopping page for all local stores around town!

The Hard to Shop For

For the hard to shop for, there are so many effortlessly cool places to shop in Osoyoos, with tons of great gift ideas. For unique jewellery, gems, guitars, and rare LPs, have a browse at Elvis Fine Jewelery and Music.

Find one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories, and home decor at Wander Home Osoyoos, as well as The Curator for the more antique and vintage-minded. Queen of the South has amazing locally made jewelry, pottery, and more – plus you can grab lunch while you shop or pre-order your holiday charcuterie board!

Spend some time browsing Osoyoos Home Hardware, where you’re guaranteed to discover a bit of a treasure trove.

Send a breathtaking bouquet from one of our talented local florists – Polka Dot Door not only does amazing floral designs but also has a great gift shop!

Then stop into the Boutique @ the Osoyoos Visitor Centre and get lost in the fun collection of seasonal items in stock (many from local artists and businesses).

The Fashion-Focused

Fashion lovers are very easy to shop for in Osoyoos, with so many options. For that uniquely Osoyoos style, you can stop by Unity, Cheeks Wear, Beach Chik Island Time, or California Day.

You can also find chic styles at Strike the Pose, and for footwear, look no further than Shoe Biz. Coyote’s Gift Shop at The Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre also has amazing jewelry, scarves, and more.

Wander Emporium and The Curator also carry clothing items you won’t find anywhere else, and you can find beautiful purses, gloves, and other accessories at the Boutique @ the Osoyoos Visitor Centre.

The Health & Self-Care Conscious

Give the gym-lover in your life a gift certificate to Vengeance Fitness or Needs Gym. Outdoor adventurists will love Sessions Outdoor Sports!

You can gift some relaxation with a spa visit at Levia Wellness Spa, and massage from South Okanagan Massage Therapy or South Okanagan Physiotherapy.

Osoyoos is also lucky enough to have a number of amazing hair salons and beauty studios to choose from, you can check them out here.

The Foodies

Osoyoos has a lot to offer for foodies of all kinds! Treat them to goodies from Sugar Quail Bakeshop, and Scoopsies, or keep them caffeinated with a Gift Card to JoJo’s Cafe and Junction 3 Coffeehouse.

You can also buy a gift card or beer from the newly opened Backroads Brewing Co., for some tasty brews that are perfect for winter hibernation! For the hot-sauce enthusiasts, Rooster Mafia has an amazing selection of hot sauces including their house-made sauce. Plus you can find foodie favourites to take home with you – from sardines to pastéis de nata.

Take them out for an Indigenous inspired meal at the Bear, the Fish, the Root, & the Berry, or buy them dinner at one of Osoyoos’ other many delicious restaurants – from 15 Park Bistro to La Marqueza and Convivia Bistro.

Find the full list of restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and more here.

The Art Enthusiasts

Discover and gift the work of local artists via the Okanagan Art Gallery, THE ART GALLERY Osoyoos, and many local shops that promote local artisans such as The Curator. For book and art lovers, Wayside Select Books and Art is a one stop shop!

In downtown, get a gift card for one of the local tattoo shops including Art Therapy Corp, known for their holistic approach to tattooing and piercings, or Alpha 85 – new to Osoyoos in 2023!

Pick up some passes to the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre and be sure to include some beautiful art pieces or locally made jewelry from Coyote’s Gift Shop.

The Little Ones

Osoyoos Home Hardware has shelves upon shelves of games, puzzles, and toys for all ages! You can also find some super cute gifts and treats at Scoopsies.

Coyote’s Gift Shop at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre also carries items for small children to adults.

Stop into Level Up Games for board games, TCG, and RPG supplies, as well as 3D printed dungeon terrain.

Or gift them experiences, like bowling strikes at Kobau Lanes, or public skating at Sun Bowl Arena.

The Wine Lovers

You can pick up gift certificates for local wineries or shop from, or make it an experience and book a tasting! Click to view all wineries and shop online or in-store.

If wine isn’t their thing, Osoyoos is home to Tumbleweed Craft Distillery so you can give them the “spirits” of the season.

A number of area wineries often have carefully curated gift sets – like Mythology Vineyards and Culmina Family Estate Winery.

You can also give the gift of a fun DIY experience with quality wine, beer and cider kits from Wine Time Osoyoos, or grab some cheeky wine-related accessories!