COVID-19 Info

Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.
As of August 9, 2021, Canada is allowing entry to fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents (currently residing in the US) for leisure travel.
To read about all current travel advisories, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/travel/current

Plan to make SMART decisions:

  • S – Stay home or self-quarantine if you are not feeling well.
  • M – Masks are required in all indoor spaces.
  • A – Appropriate behaviour is essential. Take responsibility for your actions. Wash your hands frequently, cough into your sleeve, wear a mask in ALL indoor public spaces.
  • R – Respect others and protocols. Accept that there are new ways of doing businesses and participating in activities which are all put in place to keep us ALL safe. Be kind, do not judge and do not discriminate.
  • T – Together we will beat COVID-19 through SMART decisions

While in Rossland:

  • Be respectful of each individual businesses mask policies.
  • Wearing masks indoors is required in the interior health region.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Be kind, respectful and have patience with others.  Please read and adhere to signage. We are all in this together and our community and businesses are working under specific guidelines and very unique circumstances to ensure your safety while providing a quality experience and product.
  • Help keep our first responders safe and hospitals able to handle all needs by playing safe and staying within your limits as you explore and partake in adventures in our amazing area.
  • Keep your dog on leash throughout town, on community trails and in local parks.
  • Leave no trace when on the trails and other outdoor spaces
  • Think before you light a fire. Please be mindful of current fire bans and regulations.

For tourism industry updates about COVID-19, please visit Destination BC’s corporate website, here. or the tourism website hellobc.com

If you have any updates to add to this page, or have any questions or concerns, please contact us:

Executive Director – András Lukács: andras@tourismrossland.com
Marketing Coordinator – Kylie Lakevold: kylie@tourismrossland.com

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Click on Activities, Accommodations, Restaurants & Bars, Other Amenities links to skip directly to those categories. Several events in Rossland have been cancelled or rescheduled, visit our events page for the latest updates.

 Rossland Activities: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED RED Resort December 18th Closed for the season
CLOSED Big Red Cats April 4th Closed for the season
CLOSED Black Jack Ski Club November 26th Closed for the season
OPEN Rossland Museum & Discovery Cenre September 9th Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am-5pm. Masks required. See more information at www.rosslandmuseum.ca
OPEN FLUX Climbing Gym September 1st Open. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 3-9pm. Thursday 6-9am and 3-9pm.  Saturday-Sunday 12pm-7pm
CLOSED Get Lost Adventure Centre April 4th Closed for the season
OPEN Kootenay Gateway May 15th Bike shuttles and private lessons are available. Local airport shuttles still available. Shop open Mon-Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 10am-4pm
OPEN All Rossland Parks and Playgrounds June 3rd Playgrounds and play structures are open
LIMITED Rossland Range Recreation site March 24th Cabins closed (except for emergency use). Trails are still open
OPEN Redstone Resort April 23rd Open for the season

South Kootenay Activities: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
LIMITED RDKB and RDCK recreation facilities May 15th Facilities are re-opening.  Click here to see which facilities are open to the public
OPEN Royal Theatre June 26th Visit their website to see current showings
OPEN Trail Riverfront Centre July 15th Library, Visitor Centre and Museum are open
LIMITED The Bailey Theatre July 4th Box Office is open on Thursdays 10am-4pm
OPEN Trail Skate Park May 25th Open with new guidelines: http://www.trail.ca/en/live/resources/COVID/TrailSK8ParkCOVIDGuidelines.pdf
OPEN City of Trail: All Parks, playgrounds, sports fields, tennis courts and Sunningdale multi-sport courts May 15th Facilities are re-opening.  Click here to see which facilities are open to the public
OPEN Trail Regional Airport/Pacific Coastal Ailines June 1st Flights are now available
OPEN Birchbank Golf Course November 13th Open for the season
OPEN Champion Lakes Golf Course November 13th Open for the season

Rossland Accommodations: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business  Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Ram’s Head Inn March 18th Open for bookings
OPEN The Josie Hotel June 2nd Open for bookings
OPEN Prestige Mountain Resort March 18th Will remain open
OPEN Flying Steamshovel Inn March 18th Will remain open
OPEN Nowhere Special Hostel November 13th Accepting Bookings
OPEN Red Mountain Resort Lodging March 20th Will remain open. Increased sanitization efforts of self-contained units. Office is closed to public.
OPEN Angela’s B&B March 20th Will remain available for long-term guests
LIMITED Red Barn Lodge March 20th Limited availability.  Contact for details (250) 362-2270
OPEN Rossland Motel March 20th Will remain open
OPEN Rossland Inn March 20th Will remain open.
OPEN SureStay Hotel by Best Western Rossland Red Mountain March 20th Will remain open.
LIMITED Mountain Shadow Hostel March 31st Only available on a monthly basis. 1 person per room. Some family rooms are available.  Online booking unavailable.  Call or text  250-231-6667
OPEN Red Mountain Village March 20th Will remain open.
OPEN KC Loft May 7th Accepting bookings

Rossland Restaurants & Bars : Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Alpine Grind May 31st Indoor and outdoor dining available Monday-Friday 7:30am-2:30pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am-3:30pm.

Gift Cards are available at: https://squareup.com/gift/ATW3JRV77D6YB/order

Special Pizza ordering and pick-up days (Thursday and Friday) are available at: https://www.picktime.com/alpinegrind

OPEN Rossland Beer Company May 31st Open Sunday-Wednesday 1-8pm and Thursday-Saturday 1-9pm. Indoor and outdoor seating available
OPEN Clanseys April 4th Open from lunch to late
OPEN Gabriellas (Caffe, Lounge and Restaurant) June 2nd Caffe: 7:30am-12:30pm. Restaurant and Lounge: Open Daily at 4pm
CLOSED FRESH Clubhouse March 29th Closed for the season
OPEN Mook Thai March 29th Open Wednesday-Monday at 4pm. Closed on Tuesday. Check website for hours Take-out available. Delivery services in place.
OPEN Velvet Restaurant & Lounge June 2nd Wednesday – Saturday: dinner service only 5:30pm – 9:00pm Friday + Saturday: happy hour from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
CLOSED Rafters At RED March 29th Closed for the season
OPEN Flying Steamshovel July 1st Dine in & Patio: 12-10pm Sunday-Wednesday and 12-11 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Takeout: 3-9pm daily
OPEN Hoopers Bakery March 29th Open from Wednesday-Friday 12-5pm. Masks are mandatory inside shop. Online ordering and delivery/pickup is available https://www.hoopersbakery.ca/
OPEN Seven Summits Coffee March 29th Coffee is available on the shelves at various retailers. Online ordering is available at: https://www.sevensummitscoffee.com/  Free deliveries on orders placed on Fridays for Rossland and Trail. Coffee Bar Pick-up Window is also available 7 days a week (Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm Sat/Sun 8am-4pm ) Click here to pre-order.
OPEN Idgies July 10th Open from 5-9pm
OPEN Misty Mountain Pizza March 20th Open daily at 3 pm for pizza by the slice or pick up whole pizzas . Call 250-362-5266
OPEN Aka Dake Sushi March 29th Take-out service only. Call 250-362-7771
OPEN Ying Café March 29th Open for take-out 3-8pm daily. Call: 250-362-7075 or visit website: https://www.yingcafe.com
OPEN Rock Cut Pub April 4th Open Wednesday-Sunday for lunch and dinner
OPEN Stoked Float July 12th Open Thursday-Saturday 12-9pm
OPEN The Rossberry March 29th We are the newest restaurant in Rossland, serving the locals fresh and affordable takeout. View Menu
South Kootenay Restaurants & Bars: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Zee Crepes March 29th Open Thursday-Sunday 8am-3pm.  Call: 778-456-1919
OPEN Benedicts Steakhouse & Tunnel Pub July 1st Open 7 days a week.
OPEN The Colander (Both Locations) July 1st Open Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner and Dinner service only on Saturday and Sunday
OPEN The Arlington March 29th 9am-9pm Daily
OPEN Trail Beer Refinery & Taproom June 30th Tuesday-Friday 4-8pm and Taproom open on Saturday from 4-8pm for snacks, drinks and off-sales
CLOSED Foxy’s March 20th Closed until further notice
OPEN Café Michael April 21st Open Thursday-Tuesday (Closed Wednesdays) and offering lunch for pick up (and delivery by special request) and dinner menu from 4pm to close for pick up and delivery.
OPEN Pino’s Authentic Italian Cuisine March 29th Open Thursday-Tuesday 4:30-9pm. Closed on Wednesdays
OPEN Kootenay Kabab June 26th Open from 11am-2pm for lunch and 5pm-8:30pm for dinner. Visit: https://kootenaykabab.ca/
OPEN Trail Coffee Co. March 29th Mon-Saturday 8am-3pm. Shop online at: www.trailcoffeecompany.comClick here to view menu
OPEN Bridge View Cafe March 29th Patio seating available. Open Mondays-Friday 8am – 2pm. call 778-456-2739 to place orders ahead of time
OPEN RUALA Cafe March 29th Open Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30am-1pm and 4:30-9pm. Take-out available – Call 250-921-5360
OPEN The Rustic Crust March 29th Open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday for curb-side pickup and delivery. Same-day delivery orders must be in before 1pm. Same-day pick-up orders must be in before 4pm.

Rossland Amenities: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Rossland City Hall May 27th Building is open to the public. Please call (250)362-7396 or visit their website for more information
OPEN Rossland Arena November 23rd The Rossland Arena will continue to offer public skate and internal recreation programs, but patrons must wear face masks at all times (on and off the ice) and no spectators are permitted
OPEN Rossland Miner’s Hall July 1st Open for bookings
OPEN Rossland Public Library December 18th Open Tuesday: 11-6pm. Wed-Saturday 11-4pm
OPEN Alpine Drug Mart IDA April 24th Open Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm. Offering a phone in order service for front store and prescription goods. All orders must be placed by 11:00 a.m. for pick-up between 2:30 p.m. + 4:30 p.m. Call in your order to 250-362-5622
OPEN Ferraro Foods September 15th Open Monday to Friday: 8am-7pm  and Saturday-Sunday: 8am-6pm Face Masks are required on Monday-Friday from 8-9am.
OPEN Ferraro Foods – Rotary Club Delivery Service March 23rd Pick and deliver groceries for seniors and immune sensitive individuals that are unable to shop in person. Contact these people for assistance:
John Sullivan: 250-551-2259
Louis Dionne: 514-816-3435
Chris Trautman: 604-866-7332
Mike Ramsey: 250-362-7787
Bill Profili: 250-512-7671
OPEN Home Delivery Requests March 23rd
Some caring community members are offering a free home delivery service to those unable to get to the store themselves at this time.  Click here to request an order online, or email: homedeliveryrequest@gmail.com or call 250 921-4792
OPEN Happy Hills Farm July 1st Farm store is open for the season. Online ordering is available at www.happyhillsfarm.ca.
CLOSED Rossland Mountain Market March 26th Closed.  Spring Farmers’ Market is cancelled (March 28th and April 25th)
OPEN Gold Rush Bookstore November 23rd Open Monday to Sat: 11-4pm daily (later appointments are available). Books, games and gifts available online. Curbside pickup is available by appointment. Delivery available in Rossland/Warfield www.goldrushbookstore.ca
OPEN Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company June 8th Shop is open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. Delivery and curb-side pickup available Monday to Friday, 12-5. Free delivery from Rossland to Fruitvale https://www.mountainnugget.com/
OPEN BC Liquor Store March 18th Open Monday-Thursday 10-6. Friday 10-9pmSaturday 10-6pm Sunday 11-6
OPEN Jimmy’s Cannabis November 23rd Mon – Wed, 10am – 6pm
Thurs – Fri, 10am – 8pm
Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, 10am – 5pm
OPEN Bombshack November 23rd Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm.  Saturday 12-4pm. Private shopping available by appointment: 250-231-5390. Virtual shopping appointments and delivery available. Gift cards sold online: https://squareup.com/gift/DKHE8JPADCTXM/order
CLOSED Butch Boutry Ski Shop April 10th Closed until September
OPEN Kootenay Gateway November 23rd Store is open Mon-Friday 10am-5pm
OPEN Revolution Cycle June 15th Shop is open. Bike servicing is available by appointment -Call 250 362 5688 to book appointment. Shopping is also available online at www.revolutioncycles.ca
OPEN Out of The Cellar June 29th Open to public Mon-Saturday 10am-4pm.
OPEN Powderhound Sports November 23rd Store hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5:30pm. Order online: www.powderhoundsports.com
OPEN House of Paws June 1st Store is now open Monday – Friday 10 to 6, Saturday 10 to 5 & Sunday 12 to 5. Please call 250-362-5385 or shop online at https://house-of-paws-rossland.myshopify.com/. Free delivery in Rossland and Warfield. Delivery available every day except Sunday.  Regular business hours to commence on June 1st
OPEN Feather Your Nest June 1st Open Tuesday-Saturday 11-4pm. Call the store(250) 362-7730 or email featheryournest@netidea.com if you want to arrange a special shopping appointment.
OPEN Piste Off Supply Company December 12th Open daily 8:30am-5pm
OPEN Curiosity Clothing November 23rd Open Tuesday to Friday 11-5 – Saturday 11am-4pm -Private Bookings Available
OPEN Bear Country Kitchen May 6th Shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am-5:30pm. Sunday 11am-5pm. Online, telephone, curbside pickup, delivery and private shopping appointments are available. Visit https://bearcountrykitchen.ca/ or call: 250 362-3355
OPEN Legacy Gift Shop and Brew Shop March 19th Store open from 10-5:30. Limited amount of people allowed into the store at a time.  Call to make an appointment to start a batch of wine: 250-362-7101
OPEN Delicious Baby & Toddler June 1st Check Facebook for special open hours. Online shopping and free local delivery available at www.mountainbaby.com (sister store).
LIMITED Madhu Collective April 24th Classes available online. Sign up through Mindbody: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=345506&stype=-7&sView=week&sLoc=0 Some therapists are offering tele-session appointments, Clinical Counselling and Reg Acupuncture consultations.
OPEN Redtop Barber May 27th Open 7 days a week
OPEN Better Life Fitness November 23rd Hours: Monday-Thursday: 6am-2pm and 3:30pm-8:30pm. Friday 6am-2pm and 3:30-7pm. Saturday-Sunday: 8am-4pm
OPEN Infinity Physio May 11th In-person therapy available after May 19th. Tele-rehab available.
OPEN Laundry Dog Laundromat March 20th Open during regular hours
OPEN Dynapro Automotive March 20th Open during regular hours
OPEN The Nadi Tree June 16th Studio is now open for classes.  Sign up via Mindbody by clicking here
OPEN Sarah Elizabeth Fibre Works January 4th Shop and studio hours: Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 5pm.  Shop by appointment, in-person & virtually
https://www.sarahelizabethfibreworks.ca
OPEN Nature’s Den Health Store March 27th Open from 11:30am(ish)-5:30pm Monday-Saturday 250 362-7127
OPEN 49 North Tattoo June 29th Accepting Bookings
South Kootenay Ammenities: Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Ferraro Foods September 15th Open Monday to Friday: 7am-7pm  and Saturday-Sunday: 7am-6pm Face Masks are required on Monday-Friday from 7-8am.
OPEN Ferraro Foods – Kiwanis Club Delivery Service March 24th Pick and deliver groceries for seniors and immune sensitive individuals that are unable to shop in person. Contact these people for assistance:
Wayne Hodgson – 250-368-8543 or waynehodgson@telus.net
Chris Vlanich – 250-368-5342 or cvlanich@telus.net
Yogi Vlanich – 250-368-5342 or yogi.13@hotmail.com
Steve Webber – 250—368-5194 or webb74@telus.net
Peter Thiessen – 250-368-3581 or peter.thiessen@telus.net
Leroy Pederson – 250-368-3581 or leroy@telus.net
OPEN Warfield Petro Can May 6th Open 5am-9pm Monday-Friday. Saturday: 7am-9pm Sunday: 8am-9pm.
OPEN Liberty Foods (Fruitvale) March 20th Store is open to public.  Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 8-9am. Regular hours: 9am-6pm. Online ordering and curbside pickup options are available
OPEN Kurtis’ No Frills March 25th Store is open to public 8A.M. – 8P.M. Everyday. Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 7-8am on Tuesday and Thursday. Pino’s Italian Restaurant is offering grocery delivery.  Call: 778-456-3536
OPEN Safeway March 25th Store is open to public 8am-8pm daily. Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 8-9am
OPEN Star Grocery April 3rd Call in orders between 8am-1pm Tuesday-Friday (250)364-1824. Pickup at the door. Payment by tap
OPEN Walmart April 3rd Store is open to public 8am-8pm daily. Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 7-8am
OPEN Crocket Book Company June 1st Shop is now open. Also offering curbside service. Visit their website and place your order for pick up at the back door. www.crockettbookco.com. Please only order in stock items at this time.
OPEN Movin’ Mountains Therapy Services May 15th Open to adult clients starting on May 19th. Open Monday-Friday during regular hours for video/virtual appointments (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Clinical Counselling)

Latest Developments:

To focus efforts on containment of COVID-19 in British Columbia, provincial health officials have implemented the following measures:

  • Masks are required in all indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status
  • Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, British Columbians and visitors to BC will need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.
  • As of August 9, 2021, Canada is allowing entry to fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents (currently residing in the US) for leisure travel.
  • Air operators have been formally mandated to prevent any travelers with symptoms to board an aircraft to Canada.
  • For updates on reported cases and risk assessment in the province visit the Interior Health website(link is external)

Recent News:

Public Health Information Sources:

Health Canada COVID-19 information line: 1-833-784-4397. Interpretation services are available in multiple languages. Or email: phac.info.aspc@canada.ca

We are doing our best to stay on top of these rapidly evolving events and will continue to update this page as often as possible.

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