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Castlegar COVID-19 cancellations and closures

List of closures and cancellations — updated continuously

One by one, businesses and organizations are closing down or cancelling events in response to COVID-19 concerns.

Castlegar News will be updating this list on an ongoing basis as we are notified.


City playgrounds, tennis courts ball diamonds

Kootenay Gallery of Art

Visitor Center

Chamber of Commerce

Castlegar Robson Legion

Diggers and Daisies

Boston Pizza

Second Look Used Books

Revival Boutique

Red Dresser

Swish Ladies Fashion

Unwind More than a Yarn Store

Frog Peak Cafe

Castle Theatre

Kootenay Centre Cinema

Hospital Auxillary Treasure Shop

Chances Casino


Community Harvest Food Bank — meals changed to takeout, no gatherings, pickups Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

New Life Church — Thursday community dinners will be served at 4:45 p.m. in take out packages from the back door

Tim Hortons — Drive thru only

McDonald’s — Takeout or drive-thru only

Castleview Care Centre — No visitors or volunteers, family only for emergencies

Roots — takeout and delivery only



Castlegar Art Walk — cancelled

Public Schools — closed

Castlegar Public Library – closed

Castlegar Community Complex – closed

West Kootenay Trade Show — cancelled

Selkirk College Campus Gym – closed

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy — all programs

Special Olympics — all events cancelled

Castlegar Hospice Society — Couture for a Cause

Kootenay Gallery — spring break art camps

Castlegar and District Community Services — closed

Public Hearing — City of Castlegar on Twin Rivers Estates – Phase 2 and Voluntary Road Dedications (scheduled for March 16)

Talk: Climate Change and West Kootenay Forests at Brilliant Cultural Centre (scheduled for March 22)

Nelson CARES Inclusive Dance (scheduled for tonightat the Front Room in Nelson)

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League remainder of the postseason

Castlegar Community Childrens Choir

C.O.I.N.S — all gatherings

Rotary Club — Diamond Dinner

Castlegar Youth Action Network — spring break drop ins

Castlegar-Robson Legion- closed