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    Best Businesses for Granville

    Vancouverites want the Granville Entertainment District to stay the Entertainment District—and they want to keep it locally-focused. Read our survey results.

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    Wanted: Big Picture Thinkers

    Love the downtown? Love strengthening communities? We’re looking for people who are passionate about downtown and are interested in joining the DVBIA Board of Directors.

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    DVBIA in the News: November 2017

    Our Perch Program, opinion pieces and thoughts on transit featured in Vancouver Sun, Steele & Drex, Georgia Straight, CBC News and more.

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    Christmas Waterfront Style

    Join us downtown at the waterfront for the year’s biggest cluster of Christmas festivities, including Vancouver Christmas Market, Christmas at Canada Place, and Flyover Canada, Christmas Edition.

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    Gift Wrapping at Orpheum

    This holiday seasons, get your gifts—and then get them wrapped—on Downtown Granville Street!

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    Christmas at Cathedral Square

    Buy Hives for Humanity honey that was made in the park over the 2017 summer! Join the DVBIA and partners for free hot drinks, Christmas treats, carols and ping pong.

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    Member Perk: Digital Skills

    Enjoy a free Lunch & Learn with BrainStation while learning the ins and outs of the skills needed to thrive in a digital world.

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    FREE Holiday Lights Walking Tours

    This December, the Downtown Vancouver BIA is excited to be hosting FREE Holiday Lights Walking Tours!


Located in the heart of Vancouver’s cosmopolitan 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.

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Weekly guide to downtown events, concerts and dining.

Current traffic concerns in Downtown Vancouver.

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


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

You re-imagined, we listened. Read the full report.


Downtown Ambassadors

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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.