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Combining urban living with beach town vibes, the West End is one of Vancouver’s most diverse and iconic neighbourhoods. The area’s three commercial streets, Davie, Denman and Robson, are bustling with a wide range of locally-owned shops, restaurants, and nightclubs.
The West End is home to the city’s original Gay Village and the Jim Deva Plaza, a newly opened public gathering space. The neighbourhood also plays host to a variety of annual events and festivals, including:
Car Free Day — June 17, 2017
Evo Summer Cinema Series in Stanley Park — Tuesdays from July 4 to August 29, 2017
Honda Celebration of Light in English Bay — July 29, August 2, and August 5, 2017
Vancouver Pride Davie Street Party and Parade — August 4 and August 6, 2017
Lumiere Festival — December 2, 2017
Polar Bear Swim — January 1st, 2018
Culture and festivities keep this neighbourhood at the centre of the action. The West End’s proximity to Downtown, English Bay and Stanley Park make the area desirable for residents and visitors alike. The West End’s three great commercial streets draw visitors into one amazing neighbourhood.