The Kids Market’s 25 shops, services and activities are located next to the pond at the entrance to Granville Island. The Market was created in 1984 and is housed in a train caboose, two annex buildings and a 100-year old factory.
Granville Island was initially named Industrial Island, but “Granville”, named after the bridge that runs directly overhead, was the name that stuck.
Granville Island didn’t have any green space until the 1970s....
Granville Island Licorice Parlour offers a variety of candy, including 90 different kinds of licorice, hula hoops, and more.