This holiday season, shoppers looking for sustainable gift options will have plenty to choose from in Kelowna, with numerous local businesses working to support people and the planet. From stocking stuffers to high-end items, we’ve rounded up gift ideas for everyone on your list—you may even find a little something for yourself, too!

For the Arts and Culture Lover

Gallery Viewing
Past exhibit at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

For the Beauty Maven

Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm
Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm

  • Body Butter or Hand & Body Salve from Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm, packaged in 100% biodegradable and microplastic-free Sulapac containers.
  • Plastic-free shampoo and conditioner bars from The High-End Hippie—every two bars purchased plants a tree.
  • A 30-minute skin consultation at The Green Vanity, which carries a variety of sustainable beauty brands and focuses on cosmetics and beauty waste management.
  • Green beauty products from Chickpeace Zero Waste Refillery, owned by Kelowna local Allisha Heidt, who completed her post-graduate studies in sustainability planning at UBC Okanagan.
  • Honey Soap & Lotion Set from Meadow Vista Honey Wines, a five-and-a-half acre farm in East Kelowna with 150 bee hives.

For the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

Grey Hearts Denim
Grey Hearts Denim. Credit: Danika Lee Photography

For the Foodie

CedarCreek Estate Winery. Credit: Darren Hull Studios

For the Little Ones

Stuart Park Skating Rink
Credit: Matt Ferguson Photography

For the Outdoorsy Adventurer

Johns Nature Conservancy Winter View
Credit: Meghan Reading

For the Gift Giver

We can't forget all the little extras you might need as the person giving gifts. Ever Present Gifting has an assortment of handmade, reusable gift bags to cut down on paper waste and you'll find greeting cards from local artists at the Kelowna Visitor Centre.

If you're still on the hunt for stocking stuffers, don't miss these seasonal markets where you can find goods from local creators, including some of those mentioned throughout this post:

Visit Tourism Kelowna's online calendar of events to stay tuned for more holiday market dates as they are announced.