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  • Asian Heritage Month 2023
    May 29, 2023

    May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, made so officially as a result of the Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy’s motion in 2001 in the Canadian Senate. On Granville Island, we

  • We’re launching an Open Alcohol Consumption...
    May 26, 2023

    A burger and a beer, a lobster roll and a Pinot Gris, even a charcuterie board with a gin and tonic – the choice is yours, and now you can

  • Long weekend kick off to summer on Granville...
    May 21, 2023

    This weekend, take in the sites and sounds, taste the fresh & local, and experience summer with many of Granville Island seasonal events and services opening. Kids Splash Park –

  • Red Dress Day Project
    May 2, 2023

    This Red Dress Day Project is a collaboration between Chepximiya Siyam/Chief Janice George and Granville Island. Chepximiya has used red fabric in a two-dimensional design that evokes missing women, who

  • Transportation Updates on Granville Bridge –...
    February 24, 2023

    A message from the City of Vancouver, February 2023: We are pleased to share that the City will begin work this month to upgrade the Granville Bridge to create a

  • Black History Month 2023
    February 9, 2023

    February is Black History Month in Canada, and as a place that is known for its culture and diversity, Granville Island feels it’s important to honour and celebrate Black Canadians.

  • Vancouver Writers Festival: Equity and...
    October 17, 2022

    Vancouver Writers Festival: Equity and Accessibility 2022 marks the 35th anniversary of the Vancouver Writers Festival. Inaugurated in 1988, the festival has presented multiple award-winning writers from across Canada and

  • COVID Safety Plan (Communicable Disease Plan)...
    October 13, 2022

    October 2022 update Although we are on the road to recovery, we are not through it yet and new variants are expected this fall. Please continue to use the many hand sanitizing

  • Vancouver Writers Fest returns with huge lineup...
    October 6, 2022

    We are thrilled to again partner with, support , and welcome back to Granville Island, the Vancouver Writers Fest after two roller coaster years. To make it even more special, the

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation +...
    September 10, 2022

    September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honouring the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. It is also Orange Shirt Day, an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day intended to

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