Vancouver Shopping

Granville Island
Granville Island is well known for its popular, large outdoor public market where food vendors and merchants sell their wares to eager customers. Shops, boutiques and galleries are located along the market as well. Net Loft has a variety of shops that offer something for everyone. Seafood, kayaks and anything to do with the ocean or water in general can be found at the shops and restaurants clumped together at Maritime Market. The Kids Market sells toys, books, games and clothing that children love. Art galleries are scattered throughout the market and offer exception artwork and crafts from local and regional artists.

Robson Street
Robson Street is the Fifth Avenue of Vancouver. Trendy, designer brand name shops and fine dining restaurants line the street, over 200 total! This crowded section of town is the place to sit outside one of the popular cafes and people watch. Over 80,000 shoppers are here any given weekend.

Pacific Centre
Pacific Centre spans three blocks and runs underground with a parking garage located below the surface as well for easy access. This large mall located in downtown Vancouver and is home to over 140 shops and restaurants. Some of the world's most well known brands can be found here.

Kitsilan
Known as "Kits" to the locals, this ocean side area located just 10 minutes from downtown Vancouver, boasts more than 300 shops and restaurants. This trendy neighborhood offers a variety of boutiques, cafes and restaurants that offer a unique shopping experience. Metered parking as well as garages are available for easy access to the shops.

South Grandville Rise
Referred to by the locals as "Gallery Row," over 25 art galleries are located here. Artists showcase their work along side photography and antiques for window shoppers and collectors alike. Located south of the Granville Street Bridge to 16th Street, shops and restaurants are mingled in with galleries for a variety of shopping.

Yaletown
Yaletown was once home to warehouses and businesses but has recently undergone a facelift and now is a thriving area with a fantastic nightlife and trendy loft apartments. Condominiums have been built above past warehouse that have been revamped into high-end galleries, boutiques, and shops. Pubs, restaurants and bars line the streets intermingling with the shops and brick condos for a popular hangout day or night.