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Calling all night owls to Granville Island

June 24, 2022
Evenings at Granville Island are enough to turn even an early bird into a night owl. With one of North America's best Public Markets, and close to 200 artisans, artists, makers and retailers across the 40 acre "island"...

Canada Day on Granville Island 2022

June 22, 2022
False Creek Ferries Canada Day Water Ballet  Time:9:15am - 9:30am A Canada Day tradition with the entire squad of captains taking the fleet out for a dance on the waters of False Creek. Taking place between 8:30 am and 10am, the `d...

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with Music

June 21, 2022
National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity for all of us living in Canada to learn about Indigenous histories, cultures and traditions. In the country we now call Canada, there are three categories of Indigenous peoples who were the origina...

Granville Island Supporting Indigenous Communities

June 20, 2022
Before the land we call Granville Island existed, this space was used by the three Host Nations, the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)....

Granville Island Welcomes New Tenant (s) - Honey Bees!

June 16, 2022
Yet again, we've returned more of our parking to public space and, with Hives for Humanity, we are piloting two apiary's for the summer at the Pollinator Garden Parklet in front of 1244 Cartwright Street. Allergy note, bees are live and ...

Granville Island Splash + Water Park update!

June 14, 2022
Granville Island Splash + Water Park update! Starting this Monday (June 20), the splash park has extended days and hours from 9AM-6PM daily through to Labour Day....

National Indigenous History Month, June 1 - 30, 2022

June 7, 2022
June is National Indigenous History Month, an opportunity for us all to honour the stories and contributions of Indigenous Peoples, who have lived on – and cared for – these lands since time immemorial, and for us here on Granville Island...

Welcoming new businesses to Granville Island

June 1, 2022
We are pleased to welcome some new tenants to Granville Island this summer! In the Net Loft, ‘Nooroongji Books’ will be moving into the former Maiwa Handprints interior unit....

Bridges to reopen this summer as Tap & Barrel Bridges.

May 19, 2022
There is no restaurant in Vancouver more iconic than Bridges Opened in 1980, the stories Bridges walls could tell… In 2018, Daniel Frankel, a local restaurateur and entrepreneur, purchased the historic Bridges restaurant, and with th...

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