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22 AMAZING BLOCKS WITH OVER 300 SHOPS & RESTAURANTS

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A culturally rich and authentic neighbourhood, Commercial Drive - also known as The 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 Little Italy, representing more than 60 years of Italian heritage. Day or evening, The Drive offers 22 full blocks to explore with over 300 distinct merchants, including quaint boutiques, an eclectic collection of restaurants, a vibrant live music and bar scene, dinner and dancing, theatres, coffee houses, specialty food stores and bakeries. A one of a kind experience. Welcome to The Drive

Remembrance Day – Grandview Cenotaph – Sat Nov 11, 2017

By Drive Admin | October 29, 2017

Remembrance Day Remembrance Day Running Order & Parade Info:   10:30am – March Off to Grandview Park from Britannia Community Centre   10:45am – Arrive Grandview Park Cenotaph   11:11am – Two Minutes of Silence   11:30am – Parade to Canadian Legion 179   Parade reforms and marches down Commercial Drive, to Legion #179, passing the Reviewing Stand, where Read more…

Halloween 2017

By Drive Admin | September 17, 2017

Halloween 2017 HALLOWEEN ON THE DRIVE – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017 On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the Commercial Drive Business Society is holding a public Halloween event.   FREE, SAFE, FUN for the whole family!   We invite you, your friends, your family, all Commercial Drive residents, and the entire Grandview-Woodland community to join us Read more…

Summer Series | September 17 Day 3 of 3 – Yoga in the Park!

By Drive Admin | June 29, 2017

July 16, Aug 20th & Sept 17 (1pm – 4pm) The Commercial Drive Business Society brings you a series of free family events at Grandview Park (Charles Street + Commercial Drive) Join us every third Sunday in July, August & September, from 1 pm to 4 pm. JULY 16 | | SALSA & ZUMBA | 1pm to 4pm Be ready to jump Read more…

Cops, Kids & Commercial Drive | Sept 10, 2017

By Drive Admin | August 17, 2017

  Cops, Kids & Commercial Drive Cops, Kids & Commercial Drive A Fun Back-to-school Safety Event For Families Free Activities including hot dog lunch for all attending children. Live music from the Drive Street Band. ICBC’s Bike Roadeo & Distracted Walking Course. Mini POPAT fitness course. Face painting and more… Featuring Vancouver Police Officers, Horses, Read more…

Tasting Plates | Aug 23, 2017

By Drive Admin | July 30, 2017

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday August 23 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy Read more…

Family Nights | Jul – Aug, 2017

By Drive Admin | July 27, 2017

FAMILY NIGHTS AT GRANDVIEW PARK Grandview Park – 1657 Charles Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 2T4 FIVE FRIDAYS  |  5pm to 8pm  |  July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25   FREE FAMILY FUN CRAFTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, LIVE MUSIC, SPOKEN WORD, POETRY, AND MORE…   A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT presented by…Commercial Drive Business Society, Britannia Community Centre, and Vancouver Read more…

CAR FREE DAY JULY 9, 2017 ON THE DRIVE

By Drive Admin | July 6, 2017

JULY 9, 2017 CAR FREE DAY ON THE DRIVE SUNDAY JULY 9TH! – NOON TO 7PM / VENABLES TO N. GRANDVIEW ON COMMERCIAL DRIVE   Welcome to where it all began… 13 years ago we kicked off our first Car Free Day right here on the Drive. Commercial Drive is a creative and eclectic neighbourhood Read more…

Italian Day on The Drive

By Drive Admin | June 1, 2017

  Italian Day on The Drive Italian Day on the Drive Italian Day on The Drive is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and respective immigrant contributions in Vancouver. Commercial Drive, also known as The Drive, is home to the annual festival which transforms the street into a lively 14 block, vehicle Read more…

Canada Day 150 Celebration

By Drive Admin | June 7, 2017

CANADA 150 CELEBRATION SAT JULY 1, 2017 | 12:30-3:00pm | Grandview Park FREE FAMILY FUN courtesy of the Commercial Drive Business Society, Britannia Community Centre and local community partners at Grandview Park! Thanks to Vancouver Public Library, Safeway, and all the local volunteers!   Festival highlights include live aboriginal performances, live bands, children’s games and Read more…

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