Vancouver Waterfront
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    2015 Tourism Challenge
    This is our first year as a host attraction in the Tourism Challenge and we are so excited to have you!
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    WHY I’VE VOTED YES

    With one week to go before the transportation plebiscite voting ends on May 29, the future of how we get around our region and where people live is NOW. Vote today.

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    REGISTER TODAY!

    Don’t miss our biggest gathering of the year. Join us for free cocktails and canapés at this year’s Downtown Appreciation Awards and AGM | June 18th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.

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    TD VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

    Get ready to groove this summer as the 30th annual TD International Jazz Festival brings renowned musical talent to Vancouver, June 18 – July 1.

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    BIKE TO WORK WEEK

    Experienced cyclists and those new to bike lanes will take part in Bike to Work Week, May 25th - 31st. Join the thousands of participants by registering as a team or individual to get fit and have fun!

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    SUPREME COURT RULING APPEALED
    The DVBIA has filed a Notice of Appeal in the April 10, 2015 BC Supreme Court decision in the case against its Downtown Ambassador program.
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    THE DOWNTOWN AMBASSADORS

    Have you ever noticed those folks in blue, just wandering around the downtown? No, we're all not seeing smurfs. These are the Downtown Ambassadors!

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    BC Culture Days – Play Your Part!
    Culture Days invites you to join the national celebration of arts, culture, and heritage in Downtown Vancouver!
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    CITY OF BHANGRA FESTIVAL

    The City of Bhangra Festival gets underway May 28 to June 6. Be sure to check out Downtown Bhangra, taking over the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery June 5th and 6th. 

WELCOME TO DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

Located in the heart of Vancouver’s cosmopolitian business district, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) serves a 90-block area (view our boundaries) that consists of 8000 businesses, property owners and tenants - and attracts thousands of employees, tourists and shoppers every day.


Activate your FREE membership to enjoy DVBIA benifits.

Weekly guide to downtown events, concerts and dining.

25th Annivesary

This year marks out 25th Anniversary in Downtown Vancouver.

Granville Street

GRANVILLE STREET

Granville Street is lively with restaurants, high-end retail, theatres and clubs. Home to timeless heritage buildings, such as the Hudson Bay Company and will soon be the home of the beautiful glass Nordstrom's building.

Alberni Street

ALBERNI STREET

Fast becoming a destination for high-end retailer and trendy restaurants, Alberni Street houses luxury designer brands such as Tiffany & Co., Hermes, De Beers, Shangri-La and Escada.

'For a day in the life of' @downtownambassadors

Publis Art Guide

Public Art Guide

Downtown Ambassadors

Eats and Treats

Eats & Treats

Find a Lease

Find a Lease

Hastings West

HASTINGS WEST

In a modern-day evolution, the historic commerce and banking area of Vancouver's West Hastings Street has become a centre for the most prestigious of Western Canadian Retailing.

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