News and Updates

  • Free, covered, rainy day skateboard ramp now open...
    November 27, 2021

    November 27, 2021Granville Island again offers kids and youth a free mini skateboard ramp this winter in Ocean Art Works (former Bill Reid carving shed, between Ocean Cement and the Public Market)....

  • A new Biennale display on Granville Island is a...
    November 3, 2021

    November 18, 2021An iconic 1960’s sculpture in exile was recently returned to Vancouver, as sculptor Jack Harman's “The Family” becomes a permanent Biennale installation, now on view to the public on Granville Island. The giant bronze sculptu...

  • Granville Island receives the Green for Life...
    November 2, 2021

    November 2, 2021Granville Island is thrilled to receive, in partnership with Para Space, the Green for Life Community Award in recognition of the benefit to the public through the development of our green spaces, and promoting the benefits of plants and landsca...

  • Collecting plastic waste from our oceans,...
    November 2, 2021

    November 1, 2021Some innovative programs are raising awareness about plastic pollution, and quite literally, taking out the trash on Granville Island these days. In an initiative organized by a coalition led by Swim Drink Fish Canada,&nbs...

  • Remembrance Day on Granville Island
    October 29, 2021

    November 10, 2021On November 11th Granville Island Remembers If you are on Granville Island the morning of Thursday, November 11th, please take a moment to pause and listen to the Last Post, played by musician Malcolm Aiken outside the Public Market just...

  • It's Pumpkin Spice time on Granville Island
    October 8, 2021

    October 7, 2021  From Lee's Donuts, Pumpkin Spice Donuts, warm and right out to the fryer. From Bon Macaron, Pumpkin Spice Macarons, crispy on the outside, gooey in the centre. Pumpkin Latte Gelato Affagato (a shot of hot espresso p...

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
    September 29, 2021

    September 29, 2021September 30th, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honouring the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people of Canada....

  • “NO CHILDREN WILL BE FORGOTTEN"
    September 22, 2021

    September 22, 2021 “NO CHILDREN WILL BE FORGOTTEN” Indigenous artist D’Arcy Basil to carve first of its kind 2,500 lb Jade monument to honour the children that perished at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, and the survivors who attended...

  • Covid-19 Safety Plan/ Communicable Disease Plan...
    September 8, 2021

    September 8, 2021Mask use and "Vaccine Passport" update, for Tuesday, September 7th, 2021  Effective August 25, 2021 by order of the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, masks are required in ALL INDOOR public spaces....

  • Masks are again MANDATORY in the Public Market...
    August 24, 2021

    August 24, 2021

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