News and Updates

  • National Indigenous Peoples History Month,...
    June 17, 2021

    June 17, 2021In recognition of National Indigenous Peoples History Month, Granville Island would like to acknowledge and celebrate the works of a few of the Indigenous Artists that have contributed to Granville Island`s artistic landscape, located on the traditio...

  • Granville Island installs "Seabins" to fight...
    June 13, 2021

    June 12, 2021Granville Island is taking action to clean up the waterways of Vancouver. In 2017, 25,000 microplastics were counted in False Creek in a single reading. An estimated 30 billion microplastics are released into Vancouver's wa...

  • Honouring the 215 children at Tk'emlúps te...
    June 3, 2021

    June 1, 2021CMHC-Granville Island would like to acknowledge that we are located on the traditional territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.   Dear visitors, by now, ...

  • Complimentary Bike Valet brought to you by...
    May 26, 2021

    May 26, 2021Cycling is a great way to visit Granville Island, and to encourage biking Granville Island is again providing free, secure bike valet service daily from 10:30 to 5:30. This year, find us across from Railspur Alley until the Labour Day weekend....

  • New restaurant to open on Granville Island
    April 28, 2021

    April 28, 2021A new restaurant from Mexican-Canadian Chef and Entrepreneur Ernesto Gomez and his team of creative collaborators behind the beloved Chancho Tortilleria, Nuba and former Fayuca, will open on Granville Island this June.   Occupying the form...

  • Mother's Day on Granville Island
    April 28, 2021

    April 28, 2021 When we think May, we think bees, sunshine, flowers, and of course, Mothers....

  • Bill Reid, the Granville Island years
    April 20, 2021

    April 20, 2021Bill Reid (1920-1998) Bill Reid's  “The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe” was carved right here in Ocean Works on Granville Island between 1990 and 1993....

  • Parking on Granville Island - UPDATE (updated...
    April 8, 2021

    April 8, 2021Please note, temporary free day parking, in effect the past 14 months, ends April 30, 2021.  Granville Island Public Market hours are 9AM - 6PM daily and Net Loft retail shops 10AM – 6PM....

  • Granville Island, a Destination without the...
    March 30, 2021

    March 30, 2021With travel restricted, many of us are dreaming of a getaway to a destination of waterfront dining, ocean views, and unique shopping and experiences....

  • Vancouver's first pet bakery is on Granville...
    March 25, 2021

    March 25, 2021The Pet Treatery opened Vancouver's first pet bakery 1985 in the red caboose (an old train caboose, remnant from Granville Island’s industrial past) beside the Kid’s Market....

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