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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...

Outdoor Mural Gallery Open

May 13, 2022
Next week, Granville Island invites you to make a little car-free detour when you’re on the “Island”, and visit the Chain and Forge Mural Gallery. Chain and Forge Mural Gallery – A special outdoor art installation open to...

National Red Dress Day

May 2, 2022
May 5th is Red Dress Day, a day to commemorate and mourn Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2 Spirit individuals....

World Book Day on Granville Island

April 23, 2022
Granville Island has two lovely independent book shops (and a new one coming this summer!) as well as a number of shops that carry a selection of books. For World Book Day we reached out to two of our independant book shop owners for their recomme...

Earth Day on Granville Island

April 20, 2022
Friday, April 22nd is Earth Day, and one of the biggest mistakes we, as individuals, make when thinking about the environment, and our role in protecting our planet, is to think that any change we make is too small. The biggest changes start ...

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