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Granville Island – Vancouver, BC Public market and unique gifts and shopping in Vancouver BC

  • 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

  • A new business in the Public Market
    August 12, 2022

    Patrick & Lee Murphy are excited to announce the imminent opening of their newest venture – Preservatory Provisions & Toast Bar on Granville Island in the Public Market 20 Years later –

  • August Events on Granville Island
    August 10, 2022
  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous...
    August 9, 2022

    The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9th each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event also

  • Vancouver Pride on Granville Island
    July 24, 2022

    Pride Festival Vancouver has a new venue, and it’s on Granville Island! The Rainbow Lounge bar and cabaret features artists who are thriving in our local performing scene. This shows includes singing,

  • July Event Calendar Granville Island
    June 29, 2022
  • Calling all night owls to Granville Island
    June 25, 2022

    Evenings at Granville Island are enough to turn even an early bird into a night owl. With one of North America’s best Public Markets, and close to 200 artisans, artists, makers and retailers

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