Townsite Public Market

Located in the centre of the Historic Townsite commercial district in the original Powell River Stores building, our 30,000 square foot public market is home to many local art, clothing, furniture and gift stores. Features include food and coffee, a large bakery, a fruit & vegetable store, climbing wall/gym, and much more!

 5831 Ash Avenue  



Some of our wonderful shops include:


The Owl & Bear
Come find something interesting.

Townsite Fruit & Veg
Simply affordable fresh fruit and veg. 

Kaleidoscope Coast Creations
Bringing colour to Powell River through lively, vibrant refinished furniture & unique hand-painted plant pots.

Eunoia Fibre Studio and Gallery
Embracing ‘beautiful thinking’ in every piece of our slow fashion design options by offering harmony, originality and sustainability in your choice of clothing and accessories for you and your home.

The Fiddleback Shack
Reimagined vintage and other wood furniture with a focus on milk paint and other natural and nontoxic finishes.

Powell River Climbing Co-op
A not-for-profit indoor rock climbing gym with a focus on fun, fitness, and community.

Hearth & Grain
Baked goods with flavour and integrity. Opening early 2019.

Base Camp
Coffee roastery in the heart of Townsite. Opening early 2019.
Seaside Aenfae Boutique
A curated children’s boutique featuring ethically crafted clothing, accessories and shoes.

Just Soul Food
Treat yourself with a delicious plant based treat from Just Soul Food.

Turadh Fine Art
A carefully curated selection of artworks featuring local and Canadian artists, owned and operated by local artist Anna May Bennett.
Coastal Thrive
Ethically made sustainable clothing and accessories for men and women.

Tags: climbing, boutique, coffee, Art, Market, Grocery, Shopping, Mall, townsite

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About us - Hello and Welcome

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Make your first stop in Powell River the Powell River Visitor Information Centre located at 4760 Joyce Avenue.
Here you will find helpful staff ready to provide maps and directions, offer local services, help source and book local adventures and tours as well as secure accommodation.
Our staff are all trained Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellors who are happy to answer questions and offer local insider knowledge.
We are available to answer your calls and help you plan your visit to the Sunshine Coast and the Powell River area.

Visitor Information Centre

4760 Joyce Avenue, Powell River B.C. Canada

Call 1.604.485.4701
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You can reach us by email at

Mon - Sat: 9am - 5pm

Please feel free to contact us!

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