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Granville Island Public Market

About this point of interest


For the quintessential Vancouver experience, escape to Granville Island, a seaside urban oasis nestled under the Granville Street Bridge. From its bustling fresh food market and delicious eateries to unique shops and a hip local art scene, Granville Island is a place with something for everyone. With famously colorful buildings and a distinctly ‘west coast’ vibe, Granville Island offers a cultural experience that no visitor to Vancouver should miss. Check out Granville Island on our Vancouver City + Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there is a wide variety of souvenir shops on Granville Island.

Granville Island is home to a wide variety of local shops, including boutiques, art galleries, souvenir shops, and more.

Granville Island is the proud home of the Vancouver theater scene. Take a walk down Cartwright, Johnston, Duranleau, or Anderson Street to get a sense of the wide variety of musicals, dramas, dance, live music, printmakers, sculptors, aboriginal artwork, jewelry, and wood carvings that make up the district.

It’s entirely up to you! There’s plenty to do for a couple of hours, half a day, or full day on Granville Island.

Yes. There are plenty of family-friendly sites to visit at Granville Island. One popular spot is the Kids Market, which is located near the main entrance of Granville Island. The Kids Market consists of over 25 shops, services, and activities geared towards children.

Granville Island has dozens of local restaurants. Enjoy a brunch, seafood lunch, or Italian dinner with family and friends when you visit.

Aside from its stunning views, Granville Island offers everything from fresh bakeries and fish markets to glass-blowing studios and colorful artisan shops.