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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 9, 2019

 

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.

ITALIAN BREWERY AND CULINARY TOUR

By DriveYVR | January 9, 2019

ITALIAN BREWERY AND CULINARY TOUR Presented By: Vancouver Brewery Tours January 18, 2019; January 19, 2019; January 22, 2019; January 25, 2019; January 26, 2019; January 29, 2019; February 1, 2019; February 2, 2019 3:45 PM to 7:30 PM $99.00*   Hop on with Vancouver Brewery Tours to celebrate the best of Italian culture, cuisine and Read more…

Italian Day on The Drive Raffle

By Drive Admin | June 1, 2017

Italian Day on the Drive Raffle Win Amazing Prizes!   Travel. Enjoy. Wine. Dine. Love.   This year there is over $9,000 worth of prizes to giveaway – including TWO trips to cities of love in Europe: Rome and Paris!   Support this Italian Day fundraising initiative by buying your tickets at any one of these Read more…

Tourism Vancouver Passport Challenge

By Drive Admin | April 23, 2017

Tourism Vancouver Passport Challenge Welcome Message to participants… 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 Read more…

Canada Day 2018

By DriveYVR | June 28, 2018

FREE FAMILY FUN at Grandview Park, courtesy of the Commercial Drive Business Society, Britannia Community Centre and local community partners! Festival highlights include live aboriginal performances, live bands, children’s games and activities, giant inflatable slide, community booths and much more! Come by the Commercial Drive Business Society Photo Booth to Snap, Post and Tag a Read more…

22nd Annual Stone Soup Festival

By Drive Admin | April 21, 2017

22nd Annual Stone Soup Festival 22nd Annual Stone Soup Festival Connecting Our Local Food Community   Saturday, May 13, 2017 Noon-5pm Britannia Community Centre 1661 Napier St @Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4   Britannia Community Centre is pleased to announce and host the 22nd Annual Stone Soup Festival, a celebration of food, art, environment Read more…

Christmas on The Drive 2018

By Drive Admin | November 10, 2017

CHRISTMAS ON THE DRIVE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2018 – 2 PM TO 5 PM   Join us from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at Grandview Park, when The Commercial Drive Business Society presents the annual free public event, Christmas on The Drive.    We invite you, your friends, your family to join us in celebrating Read more…

The Drive Christmas Guide

By Drive Admin | November 12, 2017
Christmas on The Drive 2018

Pictures with Santa Gallery

By DriveYVR | December 7, 2018

Pictures with Santa Gallery – Santa Photos from our annual Christmas on The Drive. Happy Holidays to everyone!

A NIGHT OUT FOR MUSIC HEALS – ON THE DRIVE

By Drive Admin | April 1, 2018

A NIGHT OUT FOR MUSIC HEALS – ON THE DRIVE It has been quite a nightlife of live music and The Drive has been there rocking it for the whole month of March! First, we had the “A Night Out for Music Heals” fundraiser and then we wrapped the month with the JUNOS 2018 “let’s Read more…

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