About Nelson

Find out why Nelson, BC is considered the #1 small town arts community in Canada, as well as being the “Queen City” with its impressive collection of restored heritage buildings.

Nelson’s quality of life is what attracted most residents to this mountainous region. The city’s close knit community, the variety of winter and summer recreational activities, the stunning beauty of our natural surroundings as well as being a safe place to raise a family are some of the perks of living here.

Are you thinking of visiting or perhaps moving to our dynamic and friendly community? Take the time to explore this website. You’ll find information on recreational activities, arts and entertainment events, places to stay and eat, community resources, shopping and local attractions.