Dining

Vancouver Dining

Choose from a Gastronomic Gastown Tour, Granville Island Market Tour, Authentic Asian Eats Tour, or Market, Spirits & Shops Tour. 

UBC Campus Dining

Restaurants, Lounges, Pubs, and Food Courts

Things To Do

Vancouver Attractions

Outdoor

Stanley Park – FREE

Bike or walk the Seawall (28 km). 

Capilano Suspension Bridge (North Vancouver)

Venture onto the swinging planks of the one and only 450-foot Capilano Suspension Bridge and experience the natural thrill that’s amazed millions of visitors since 1889. For detailed instructions on how to get to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, including their free shuttles, click here

VanDusen Botanical Gardens

For self-guided Botanical tours, click here.

Queen Elizabeth Park – FREE

Please note that there is an admission fee to visit the Bloedel Conservatory. 

Museum & Galleries

Vancouver Art Gallery

Founded in 1931, the Vancouver Art Gallery is recognized as one of North America’s most innovative visual arts institutions. The Gallery’s celebrated exhibitions, extensive public programs and emphasis on advancing scholarship focus on historical and contemporary art from British Columbia and around the world. Special attention is given to the accomplishments of Indigenous artists, as well as to those of the Asia Pacific region—through the Institute of Asian Art founded in 2014. The Gallery’s exhibitions also explore the impact of images in the larger sphere of visual culture, design and architecture.

Museum of Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Other

Granville Island – FREE

The charm of Granville Island lies in its unexpected mix of uses.  The famous Public Market, open daily from 9 am to 7 pm, is home to more than 50 independent food purveyors and contributes to the Island’s appeal as a renowned culinary destination. In the Net Loft Shops and in the Artisan District, many of Canada’s best artists and designers can be found. Granville Island is home to many cultural venues and hosts numerous performing arts and cultural festivals year-round.

Visit the Granville Island Public Market, take a tour on the Aquabus, or go whale watching. 

Gastown (Neighbourhood) – FREE

Vancouver Aquarium 

The Vancouver Aquarium is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. Since opening in 1956 as Canada’s first public aquarium, the Vancouver Aquarium has connected more than 40 million people from around the world to our oceans and all the wonders within them.

Science World 

Visitors to our iconic geodesic dome explore interactive, hands-on exhibits and galleries that nurture their process of discovery and inspire connection with their natural, physical and built environments.

Lonsdale Quay Market (North Vancouver, BC) – FREE

Approximately 12-minute SeaBus ride from Downtown Vancouver. Visit the Lonsdale Farmers Market (every Saturday), Polygon Gallery, Shipyards Night Market (every Friday), and more.

UBC Campus Attractions

Gardens and Nature, including UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Rose Garden, and more.

Museums and Galleries, including Museum of Anthropology, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, and more.

Theatre and Music at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts and more.