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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.
Cops, Kids & Commercial Drive | Sept 10, 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
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…
Canada Day Celebration
CANADA DAY CELEBRATION
MON JULY 1, 2019 | 12:30-3:00pm | Grandview Park
FREE FAMILY FUN courtesy of the Commercial Drive Business Society and Britannia Community Centre, including local community partners at Grandview Park!
CAR FREE DAY ON THE DRIVE
SUNDAY JULY 7 – NOON TO 7PM / VENABLES TO N. GRANDVIEW ON COMMERCIAL DRIVE
Welcome to where it all began… 15 years ago we kicked off our first Car Free Day right here on the Drive. Commercial Drive is a creative and eclectic neighbourhood east of downtown. There are many unique shopping, food and entertainment destinations, and the community has a love for its heritage history.
Family Nights | Jul – Aug, 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
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
ITALIAN DAY ON THE DRIVE - EVERY JUNE (2020 Cancelled)
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.