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Cool Shopping District

Commercial Drive is Vancouver's coolest shopping neighborhood, spanning 21 blocks of things to see and do.

Commercial Drive is over a mile long and is the home of more than 400 of the most eclectic combination of businesses in the city. Many of the businesses are single location owner-operated establishments, which makes them quite unique.

There are plenty of unique restaurants, cafés and eateries along with lots of taverns, bars and pubs to grab a bite or a beer in between shopping. The neighborhood is the home of stores that include the Barefoot Contessa, The Gourmet Warehouse, Audiopile, and Biercraft microbrewery.

If you're visiting the area on Halloween, be sure to check out Parade of the Lost Souls. If you're visiting at Christmas, the Christmas Market is a great place to gawk and shop.

Utrip Tips

*There's a ton to do on this street. Here's a few of our favorite stops:
Grab a bite (or a beer):
Commercial Drive Licorice Parlour
Storm Crow Tavern
St. Augustine's
Cafe Deux Soleils

For the foodie:
The Gourmet Warehouse
The Daily Catch

For the shoppers:
Barefoot Contessa
JQ Clothing
Nice Shoes

For the family:
LaLa’s on the Drive
Canterbury Tales Bookstore
Dilly Dally

Catch a show:
The Rio Theatre

*If you're here on Halloween, check out the Parade Of The Lost Souls.

*If you're here on Christmas, the Christmas Market is a great place to gawk and shop.

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