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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 - JUNE  2020

 

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.

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…

Halloween 2018

By DriveYVR | September 17, 2018

HALLOWEEN 2018 ON THE DRIVE – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018   On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the Commercial Drive Business Society is holding a public Halloween event. This free, interactive event is produced and funded solely by the Commercial Drive Business Society.   FREE, SAFE, FUN for the whole family on The Drive, at participating 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…

Dine Out Vancouver 2019

By Drive Admin | January 29, 2017

Dine Out Vancouver 2019 Our festival comes complete with a full 17-day schedule of delicious events that provide festivalgoers with unique culinary experiences to please their palate. These can include guided dining adventures, brunch crawls, cocktail masterclasses, wine debates, guest chef dinners, BC VQA wine and craft beer tastings, street food markets and more! THE 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…

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