Frequently Asked Questions
Can I buy souvenirs at Granville Island?
Yes, you will find a huge variety of souvenir shops.
What types of shops should I expect to see there?
A wide variety of local shops such as boutiques, art galleries, souvenir shops, and more.
What artistic activities are there at Granville Island?
Granville Island is proud home of the Vancouver theatre scene. Take a walk down Cartwright, Johnston, Duranleau or Anderson Street and you will hear musicals, heartbreaking dramas, dance and live music, print-makers, sculptors, aboriginal art through artwork, jewelry, carvings and more.
How long should I spend at Granville Island?
The choice is yours! You can spend a couple of hours, half day or entire day.
Is this area interesting for families?
There are plenty of family friendly sites to visit at Granville Island. One popular spot to visit 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 for children and their families.
Are there restaurants in this area?
There are a variety of local restaurants available to choose from such as Seafood, Italian food, etc. You can chose to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner with your family and friends.
What can I do during my free time in Granville Island?
Aside from the stunning views, Granville Island offers everything from fresh bakeries and fish markets to glass blowing studios and colourful artisan shops.