Granville Island

Granville Island

Granville Island

On our list of great things to do in Vancouver after visiting WEEDS dispensary in Yaletown, is a visit to Granville Island. You can find the best munchies the city has to offer as well as a host of things to keep you entertained. It’s a just a short distance away and well worth the visit.

If you have never been to Granville Island in Vancouver BC it is time to add it to your list of must-visit places. If you are keen to know about Granville Island in Vancouver BC, then we will enlighten you with some surprising facts about Granville Island. All you need is to keep reading.

As compared to its past, Granville Island has developed into a different town.  In the past, Granville Island was more like a home to sawmills, factories, and manufacturing plants. Today, it has become not only a locals’ favourite but also lures a plethora of visitors. It is a hotbed of gourmet shopping in the public Market and a have for the performing arts.

Granville Island Attractions

Granville Island is renowned for a few things, but , especially it’s Public Market. So, if you are planning on visiting this beautiful island, then here are a few things you need to see.

Shop in the Granville Island Public Market:

Granville Island Public

Granville Island Public

If you want to get the true essence of Granville Island, then a visit to the Public Market is a must. The market is the home for a variety of restaurants, theatres, shops, and galleries. The marketplace offers you a cross-culture introduction of the Granville Island which is not only amazing but fun to observe. Throughout the year, the market keeps the visitors, and the locals entertained with festivals and maritime ventures.

Arts Club Theatre:

The Arts Club Theatre on Granville Island

If you enjoy live performance and theatre The Arts Club Theatre offers the best artwork and performances. Plan an evening with your friends or family and witness some amazing performances. We promise you will love it!

Brewery Tours:

Granville Island Brewing

Granville Island Brewing

The island got its first brewery by the name of The Granville Island Brewing Co. You are welcome to enjoy incredibly scrumptious beer or can opt for a brewery tour. You can also enjoy the Ales at restaurants and establishments on the dockside.

Family adventures:

Are you travelling with family? Then a visit to the Kid’s Market is an absolute must. Loaded with kids’ stuff and activities, it offers a great fun time for the kids. Young kids can enjoy juggling, magic shows and even get the chance to have fun with live turtles. There is also the Granville Island Water Park to cool off on hot summer days.

Dining options:

Feeling famished after a busy day at Granville Island? You can find various restaurants, clubs and coffee houses on to suit most budgets. Here is a list of some visitors’ favourite places, do not forget to dine in some of these.

  • Dockside restaurant
  • Backstage Lounge
  • Cat social house
  • Edible Canada
  • The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

If you are at the end of your visit to Granville Island, then end it at A Bread Affair. Yes, last but not the last place in our list. Renowned for its bread and sandwiches the bakery uses only the season fresh ingredients to come up with mouth-watering loaves of bread and sandwiches.

 

Granville Island Island at Night

Granville Island Island at Night

Granville Island Water Park

Granville Island Water Park

Kids Market Granville Island

Kids Market Granville Island

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