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22 AMAZING BLOCKS WITH OVER 300 SHOPS & RESTAURANTS

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

ITALIAN DAY ON THE DRIVE - SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 12 PM TO 8 PM

 

Italian Day on The Drive!  is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and community with over 150 street participants, comprised of partners, merchants, vendors and community organizations – and an estimated 300,000+ attendees of all ages and cultures.

Merchants Workshop

By Drive Admin | May 21, 2017

  Merchants Workshop Commercial Drive Blog – Merchants Workshop A savoury staple ‘On the Drive’, Merchants Workshop is a fresh rebrand of what was formerly known as Merchants Oyster Bar located on the northeast corner of Commercial at Gravely.   “Well we’ve never really been living up to the term ‘oyster bar’ in true title Read more…

Cabrito

By Drive Admin | May 21, 2017

Cabrito Commercial Drive Blog – Cabrito The smile on Executive Chef/Owner Alexandre Carriere says it all. His passion is food and Cabrito is a true gem ‘On the Drive’.   Opened on December 1, 2015, Cabrito Tapas is a one-of-a-kind find: a well-executed menu of nibbles, brunch, sandwiches, salads and soups, fish, seafood and meat, Read more…

JUNO Week 2018 | A week of live music on The Drive

By Drive Admin | March 16, 2018

JUNO Week 2018 | A week of live music on The Drive let’s hear it! Join some very talented Canadian musicians on The Drive! Check out what’s happening at Federico’s Supper Club and The Penny during Juno Week, March 19th to the 25th!     Federico’s Supper Club | federicossupperclub.com   Monday 19, 20, 21, 22nd Read more…

A NIGHT OUT 4 MUSIC HEALS 2018 – #NightOut4MH

By Drive Admin | February 26, 2018

A NIGHT OUT 4 MUSIC HEALS 2018 The Commercial Drive Business Society is proud to partner with Music Heals for the 6th Annual Night Out For Music Heals, on Saturday, March 3, 2018!  A NIGHT OUT 4 MUSIC HEALS 2018 – #NightOut4MH   The Commercial Drive Business Society is proud to partner with Music Heals for the Read more…

Family Day 2018

By Drive Admin | January 18, 2018

‘FAMILY DAY ON THE DRIVE’ MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 The Commercial Drive Business Society (CDBS) is proud to present our 3rd Annual ‘Family Day on The Drive’, a free community event.   You are invited to us on Monday, February 12, for an afternoon of events and activities for the entire family at Britannia Ice Rink Read more…

The Drive Christmas Guide

By Drive Admin | November 12, 2017

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Buon Natale from The Drive.   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 Read more…

Christmas on The Drive 2017

By Drive Admin | November 10, 2017

Christmas on the Drive 2017 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017 – 2PM TO 5PM   On Saturday November 25, 2017, between 2:00pm and 5:00pm, at Grandview Park, the Commercial Drive Business Society presents their annual free public event, Christmas on The Drive.   We invite you, your friends, your family, all Commercial Drive residents and the Read more…

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…

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