GRAND MANAN, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

Local Shopping

What You Need and What You Want!

Shops of Every Sort. Our self-sufficient island has stores that will provide what you need, whether groceries, hardware, camping supplies, gasoline, beverages, prescriptions, outdoor clothes, or electronics. There are also several convenience stores for those last-minute items. Many small shops also provide outlets for local fine arts and crafts, for which Grand Manan is becoming well known. See the Grand Manan tourism map for locations, and when you come across one of our modest small shops, be sure to stop. You will be happy you did!

Grand Manan Exchange

The Exchange at the Old North Head Postoffice

The Postoffice is a classic 1938 Government building that hosts a co-operative of small businesses. ‘The Exchange’ is a place to browse and find your special memento or treat while on your Grand Manan adventure, or take a ride on our scooters. We showcase all local products including the Island home of “Terry's Beef” and “Oven Head Salmon Smokers”. We also have the Island’s largest Penny-Candy counter.

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-661-0003
Address: 52 Route 776 → North Head
Facebook: Grand Manan Exchange
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Grand Isle Drug Store

Grand Isle Drug Store

The Grand Isle Drug Store is located in a turn of the century building that got its start as a home and general store. The current owners added the component of pharmaceutical care to the general store mix in 1982 taking over the total ownership in 1989. A couple of renovations later, the focus is to meet customers’ needs with a wide variety of products. If you can’t find something, our staff is happy to help; not on the shelf it, may be available and staff will find it for you.

Contact Information:
Open: Store: Monday to Saturday, 9 am – 9 pm.
Dispensary: Monday to Friday, 9 am – 12:30 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm. Saturday, 9 am – 12 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Phone: 506-662-3439 or 506-662-3188 (Dispensary)
Address: 163 Route 776 → North Head
Facebook: Grand Isle Drug Store
Email: grandisl@nbnet.nb.ca
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Rose & Pop's

Rose & Pop’s

We primarily cater to the needs of our neighborhood and the fishing community. We also stock items for campers and tourists staying in summer cottages. Our luncheonette provides eat-in or take-out Philadelphia style subs, daily homemade specials, soups and much more. Summer courtyard dining is available.

Contact Information:
Open: Convenience Store — Monday to Saturday, 5 am – 10 pm,
Sunday, 5:30 am – 9 pm.
Luncheonette — Monday to Friday, 11 am – 2 pm.
Phone: 506-662-8907
Address: 1358 Route 776 → Grand Harbour
Email: Rose and Gary Dutton
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High Seas Convenience

High Seas Convenience

High Seas Convenience Store is located in the original Seal Cove school house, just up the hill from the spectacular Seal Cove sandbeach and harbour. We offer hot breakfast; coffee and tea; daily lunch special; wide variety of homemade sandwiches, salads, and treats from our cooler. We also have ice cream! Come enjoy a treat on our patio overlooking the sea. Free WiFi available.

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-662-8849
Address: 1930 Route 776 → Seal Cove
Email: kittgreenlaw@gmail.com
Facebook: High Seas Convenience
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The Painted Whale

The Painted Whale

Unique and beautiful things for the home and the soul...

Contact Information:
Open: 8 am to 7 pm
Phone: 506-662-1982
Address: 2 Pettes Cove Road, Unit 1 → North Head
Facebook: The Painted Whale
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Art Gallery

Grand Manan Art Gallery

The Grand Manan Art Gallery is open June 7 to September 27, 2014, Monday to Saturday from 11:00 to 6:00 PM. We’re open on Sunday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Exhibits feature local and visiting artists with a connection to Grand Manan Island. For a current exhibit schedule visit: www.grandmananartgallery.com Admission is $2.00. Children under 12 are free. Donations are always welcomed. We're always looking for volunteers to help out!

General Information
Open: Monday to Saturday from Noon – 6 pm and Sunday from 1 pm – 5 pm, mid-June to late September.
Phone: 506-662-3662
Address: 21 Cedar Street → Castalia
Website: Grand Manan Art Gallery
Facebook: Grand Manan Art Gallery
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Farmers Market

Grand Manan Farmers Market

Since 1984, the Grand Manan Farmers Market has offered a wonderful variety of local vegetables, cooked and baked food, arts, crafts, knitting, jewellery, and much more! Take home something nice, made on Grand Manan. We are located at the old North Head Hall next to the business center.

General Information
Open: The market season typically runs from late June to mid September, every Saturday, 10 am to 12:30 pm
Address: 130 Route 776 → North Head
Facebook: Farmers Market
   
   
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Museum

Grand Manan Museum

Centrally located in Grand Harbour, our community museum offers the Allen L. Moss Memorial Bird Collection, the McLaughlin Marine Gallery, a display of Island Geology, plus historical artifacts, archives and genealogical records. Twice weekly evening presentations, special events and new exhibits yearly, compliment the permanent galleries. The present museum was a Canada Centennial Project in 1967 and truly displays a ‘Living Reflection of Island History’. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, $3 for students, free for kids 12 and under.

General Information
Open: June: Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm, July and August: Monday to Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, September: Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Wheel Chair Accessible including reading room.
Phone: 506-662-3524
Address: 1141 Route 776 → Grand Harbour
Website: Grand Manan Museum
Facebook: Grand Manan Museum
Email: gmadmin@grandmananmuseum.ca
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Whale and Seabird Research Station

The Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station

Part of the enjoyment of visiting our marine natural history museum, is taking home a souvenir or gift from our museum gift shop. Many items are made locally or specially for us or selected from artisans from many places who create wonderful marine themes items. All proceeds go toward research and public education programs. You can also symbolically adopt a right whale and support conservation efforts to protect these endangered whales who annually feed and socialize off Grand Manan Island.

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-662-3804
Address: 24 Route 776 → North Head
Website: www.gmwsrs.info
adoptrightwhales.ca
Email: info@gmwsrs.org
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Pettes Cove Arts

Pettes Cove Arts

A 2-minute walk from the North Head ferry terminal brings you to this cute little shop overlooking Pettes Cove and Swallowtail Head. It features a great selection of handcrafted, locally made gifts, including beautiful jewellery by L. Michael Stymest and professional artwork by Brian Stymest. You will find many island-knit items, Briggs and Little yarn, bird books, wood carvings, stone art, t-shirts, and much more. Take home something wonderful from the Island of Grand Manan.

Contact Information:
Open: 8 am to 7 pm every day
Phone: 506-662-3443
Address: 11 Pettes Cove Road
Email: pcarts@nb.sympatico.ca
   
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Seawind Beads

Seawind Beads

COPY TO COME

Contact Information:
Open:  
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Address: → North Head
   
   
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Of Time and Tides

Of Time and Tides

A small group of local artisans and crafts people have joined together to offer a variety of fine hand-made and useful items from Grand Manan: custom jewellery, nature books, soaps and cards, puffin art and painted scenes, fresh-roasted coffee, wooden toys, yarn, hand knitted sweaters and scarves, field tools, and geological guides. Stop by to see our many fine island crafts.

Contact Information:
Open: Every day 1 pm to 5 pm, June through September
Phone: 506-662-3327
Address: 1217 Route 776 → Grand Harbour (near the old stone church)
Facebook: Of Time and Tides
Email: stones2gems@earth2geologists.net
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Wilcox Natural Treasure

Wilcox Natural Treasure

Susan Wilcox’s passion is to make the best natural soap, capitalizing on the organic materials harvested on the island. Susan’s production method consists of all-natural ingredients with no chemical additives. Made on Grand Manan Island since 1995.

Products are available at shops on the Island throughout the summer months: Of Time and Tides; Harbour Grille and Gifts; Grand Manan Museum; Island Arts Cafe.

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-662-1015
Address: 20 King St. → Seal Cove
Website: Wilcox Natural Treasures
Email: sueli@nbnet.nb.ca
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Swallow Tail Lighthouse

Swallow Tail Lighthouse

Set up in the old building moved to the site from another decommissioned lighthouse and used as a garage by one of the lightkeepers, you can meet our staff and learn more about the property and lighthouse while supporting our non-profit organization, and taking home some great gifts or souvenirs from our Welcome Centre. Funds raised in sales of lighthouse related merchandise, much of it specially made and local, go towards continued restoration and operation of the lighthouse property.

Contact Information:
Open: July and August 10 am – 6 pm, other times by chance.
Phone: 506-662-3804
Address: 50 Lighthouse Road → North Head
Website: swallowtailkeepers.blogspot.ca
Email: swallowtail.lighthouse@gmail.com
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Dragonfly Art Supply

Dragonfly Art Supply

Art supplies for all mediums and custom framing. Classes in acrylic painting are available. We feature Grand Manan artists and specialty hand-crafted items. Gift certificates available for that special artist in your life.

Contact Information:
Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.
Phone: 506-661-0598
Address: 130 Route 776 → North Head
   
Email: tamararagreenley@gmail.com
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Great Canadian Dollar Store

Great Canadian Dollar Store

Party Favours, Kitchen Utensils, Greeting Cards, School Supplies and much more at great “Dollar Store” prices.

Contact Information:
Open: We are open year round.
Phone: 506-662-3882
Address: 1139 Route 776 → Grand Harbour
   
   
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Helshiron Fisheries

Helshiron Fisheries

Retail & wholesale outlet, lobster, fresh fish, Marine supplies, Outdoor clothing, boots, gloves, Trucking

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-662-3502
Fax: 506-662-3786
Address: 6 Old Factory Round Turn → Seal Cove
Email: lobfish@nbnet.nb.ca
   
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Island Home Hardware

Island Home Hardware

Hardware, Building Materials, Furniture & Appliances

Contact Information:
Open: Monday & Tuesday, 8 am – 5:30 pm, Wednesday – Friday, 8 am – 8 pm, Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm. Closed Sunday.
Phone: 506-662-8441
Address: 1161 Route 776 → Grand Harbour
Website: www.homehardware.ca
   
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Something to Crow About Coffee

Something to Crow About Coffee Roastery

Great pride is taken in using only highest quality green beans, roasted outdoors in a professional roaster in small batches weekly. Only freshly roasted beans are ever sold! Coffee is sold in 1 or 1/2 pound eco-friendly plastic lined brown fold tab bags; whole bean or ground to order.

Contact Information:
Phone: 506-321-1577
Address: 133 Route 776 → North Head
Website: www.somethingtocrowaboutcoffee.ca
Email: roasting@somethingtocrowaboutcoffee.ca/
   
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