Explore all the Vibes of downtown Vancouver

Discover best places to go in downtown Vancouver with this guide based on your vibe. For instance, dreamy vibes on the water’s edge at Harbour Green Park, buzzing vibes in the heart of the city at Robson Square and old school vibes along Granville Street. As a result, downtown is where people from all different backgrounds come together to connect with the spirit of the city. That is to say, diversity is what makes downtown Vancouver such a vibey place. It’s where people live, work, play, eat, drink and shop. It's where the Musqueam call home and where previously industrial lands have been rebuilt as a vibrant new neighbourhood. Whether you’re an old-timer looking for something new, or it’s all new to you this guide will connect you to the best places to go in Downtown Vancouver, by vibe. 

Located at the heart of the entire region, downtown Vancouver is a bustling hive of activity. However, unlike other downtowns in North America, the people here are friendly, the streets walkable, and the air is clean. First, grab yummy street food at Arturosmexico2go while enjoying breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains. After that, meander through reimagined laneways with names like “Alley Oop”, “Ackery’s Alley”, “Canvas Corridor” and "snéḵwem lane". And by the way - you can forget about having to drive - since you can walk, bike and take transit anywhere you need to go. In short, this is why Downtown Vancouver is a perfect destination no matter what your vibe.

This is your guide to the best places to go in Downtown Vancouver, broken down by vibe. 

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Vibemap, in partnership with Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association