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  • National Indigenous Peoples Day 2024
    June 20, 2024

    On June 21, we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day dedicated to honouring the cultures, heritage, and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. This day falls within

  • Red Dress Day Project 2024
    May 3, 2024

    May 5 is a day to honour the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2 Spirit individuals of Canada, and support Indigenous communities that continue to suffer due to

  • Vancouver Sun Run 2024: Getting to Granville...
    April 10, 2024

    The 40TH annual Vancouver Sun Run will take place in the streets of downtown Vancouver on Sunday morning, April 21st. In 2023 the Vancouver Sun Run attracted 36,600 participants –

  • Granville Island Partners with Rabbit Rescue
    October 11, 2023

    Granville Island partners with rabbit rescue to rehome domestic animals abandoned in local park. No rabbits euthanized. An agreement with Rabbitats, a registered, lisenced rabbit rescue, control & management non-profit,

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023
    September 27, 2023

    September 30 is the 3rd National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as well as Orange Shirt Day across Canada. It is a day to honour and remember the First Nations,

  • The Public Market’s 44th Anniversary!
    July 13, 2023

    Happy 44th birthday to the Granville Island Public Market! On July 12, 1979, the Public Market opened it’s doors for the first time with 21 tenants. It was an immediate

  • 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

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