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Vancouver is a shopper’s paradise, with numerous neighbourhoods touting distinct retail experiences. Below are our favourite shopping districts to explore, whether it’s for fashion and accessories, gifts and souvenirs, or arts and crafts.

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Vancouver is a shopper’s paradise, with numerous neighbourhoods touting distinct retail experiences. Whether it’s for fashion and accessories or gifts and souvenirs, Vancouver has it all!

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This hip and trendy shopping district has long been known for its amazing boutique shops, but it’s even better for vintage and consignment fashions. 

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Like Kitsilano itself, West 4th is sporty, novel and trendy all at the same time. Located just a few blocks north of Kits Beach, West 4th Avenue is a hub for Kitsilano shopping and dining.

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A former industrial area, Yaletown’s brick warehouses have been converted into hip clothing stores, modern designer furniture outlets, spas and galleries. 

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On the south side of the Granville Bridge is the South Granville shopping district, which stretches up to West 16th Avenue.  You’ll find you’ll find exclusive European designers, furniture and homeware stores, and gourmet grocery stores.

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Vancouver’s most popular shopping street, Robson is where most visitors find themselves when the shopping bug hits. This is where you’ll find all of the big named brands, as well as some local fashion chains, mixed in with souvenir stores, beauty outlets and unique gift stores.

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A pedestrian-friendly, picturesque peninsula, Granville Island is the perfect place to combine cuisine, culture and shopping. Many locals will head down the famous public market to pick up ingredients for dinner.

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Gastown has emerged as a hotspot for fashion boutiques, modern homewares and gifts. In fact, some of the city’s coolest independent casualwear studios can be found around this area, so you’ll find the city’s young and beautiful come to browse the boutiques.

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The residential area to the south of the downtown core, the West End’s shopping tends to be focused around Davie Village, the heart of which is at Davie and Bute streets and it radiates out from there. .

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The downtown blocks bordered by Burrard, Howe, Hastings and Georgia streets is a surprising treasure trove of unique stores, high-end fashion retailers and invaluable services.  Connect to the core is Granville Street, Vancouver’s entertainment district, where you’ll find other retail shopping as you head south along Granville.

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Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood, West Broadway offers a fantastic mix of shops, restaurants and services, and a short walk or bike ride to beautiful parks and beaches.

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From the best couture for baby to an oasis for your urban puppy, every age and taste can be accommodated in our more than 200 shops, all perfectly intermingled with coffee houses, eateries and galleries offering plenty of comfy downtime for the happy shopper.

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Cambie Village includes one of the busiest intersections of Vancouver: Cambie and Broadway, two Canada Line stations, and the iconic Vancouver City Hall. Stretching along this corridore you’ll find big brand names mixed in with local shops and services.

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Known as The Drive – Commercial Drive is one of the best and most colourful shopping, dining and nightlife districts you will find in the city; and boasts home to Vancouver’s own 8 block officially designated Little Italy.

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Vancouver’s Chinatown brings together old and new. You’ll be shopping among long-time locals picking up some specialty ingredients and Asian vegetables for tonight’s dinner, as well as the young and hip ducking into independent boutiques. 

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As the cultural focal point of the City of Vancouver’s Indo-Canadian population, the Punjabi Market is a five-block stretch along Main Street, between about East 49th and East 54th Avenues. 

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The Dunbar Village is a community-focused commercial area along Dunbar Street that reaches from 16th Avenue to West 41st Avenue

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Although it’s the city’s smallest BIA, it packs in a variety of boutique restaurants and shops, as well as professional services that cater to wealthy permanent residents and lower income University of British Columbia students alike.

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This nine-block business district along Fraser Street between East 41st and 50th Avenues features more than 29 restaurants and coffee shops, and branch locations of most major banks.

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POPUlar SHOPS & SERVICES

With several shopping districts to serve you, Vancouver has a lot of variety of shopping, lifestyle and fine art venues in the city, as well as a fantastic range of facilities and essential services.

SHOPPING GUIDE

As a cosmopolitan metropolis, shopping here runs from international designers and popular  brands in shop-‘til-you-drop malls, through to local designers and one-of-a-kind craft studios in unique neighbourhoods.

BEAUTY & BARBER GUIDE

Indulge in some much deserved pampering. With luxurious spas, hair studios, blow bars, nail salons and more, For the gents, Vancouver has some uber cool barber shops to get a clean cut.

HEALTH & FITNESS GUIDE

Whether you’re looking for conscious choices, or simply looking for some “me time,” Vancouver has plenty of options that are good for the mind and the body.

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