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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.

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…

Snap and Tag #TheDrive

By Drive Admin | June 8, 2017

HOW TO WIN   Snap and tag #TheDrive for a chance to win!  Snap & Tag #TheDrive to Win at our Photo Booth! Come one, come all! #winprizes #snapandtag. Prizes are #DriveWear. Check out the awesome apparel you can WIN here

Family Night 2018

Family Nights 2018

By DriveYVR | August 1, 2018

Commercial Drive Business Society Presents… GRANDVIEW PARK FAMILY NIGHTS FREE FAMILY FUN! 4 EVENINGS IN AUGUST Friday August 10, 17, 24 and 31 | 5pm to 8pm + OPEN AIR MOVIES, 7:30PM TO 9:30PM ON SELECT NIGHTS The Commercial Drive Business Society brings you a series of FREE, interactive family events at Grandview Park (Commercial Read more…

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…

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…

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