Performers everywhere! Performances in the parks, street buskers, live venues — the Drive is the place to be for live entertainment.

Great restaurants! Authentic Italian dining; ethnic cuisine and fresh seafood from Vancouver's only 100% sustainably caught fish market, right here on the Drive.

Vancouver's most creative village  — whether it's our murals or single-location shops — we've got treasures you won't find anywhere else in the City!

Savoury or sweet — we've got the most authentic, traditional European delis, bakeries and restaurants in the City. Mangia, mangia!

People watching at its best — the Drive is the most walked street east of Robson and filled with bistro patios — the perfect way to enjoy a beer & burger.

Café culture like nowhere else in the city — the Drive is home to coffee afficianados and award-winning baristas.

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Shop the Neighborhood

Saturday, Nov 29, 2014
Canadians nationwide are encouraged to support their communities’ small businesses by making a local purchase.

Christmas on the Drive 2014

Saturday, Nov 29 at 1:00pm
This popular event is back for another exciting day filled with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Christmas.

Taste the Drive Food Tour

Every Friday & Saturday
An amazing tour of the Drive's Little Italy restaurants, cafe's, delis, and bakeries. This 2.5 hour walking tour captures the flavours of authentic Italian Cuisine. Experience 10 most popular locations! Only $49! Mangia! Mangia!

‘Parklet’ a new addition on Vancouver's urban landscape

Welcome to the “parklet,” a relatively new creature tucked into the urban landscape.

2015 Ban on Food Waste

What do you do with your food waste?

Metro Vancouver’s food waste disposal ban begins in 2015

Our Heritage

In addition to a wealth of heritage homes, Commercial Drive has Vancouver's second-largest inventory of heritage commercial buildings — great for location filming!