The best places to go in Downtown Vancouver, by vibe.
You can find au wide range of vibes in Downtown Vancouver - Dreamy vibes along the water’s edge at Harbor Green Park. Buzzing vibes in the heart of the city at Robson Square. Old School Vibes along Granville Street. It’s where people from all different backgrounds come together to connect with the spirit of the city. That is exactly 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 vibrant new neighborhoods.
Whether you’re an old timer looking for something new, or it’s all new to you - Downtown Vancouver is always ready to surprise.
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. Grab yummy street food at Arturosmexico2go while enjoying breathtaking views of snow capped mountains. Meander through reimagined laneways with names like “alley oop”, “ackery’s alley”, “canvas corridor”. And by the way - you can forget about having to drive - since you can walk, bike and take transit anywhere you need to go. 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.
Looking for a vibe that is energetic, buzzing and vibrant?
These are for people looking for popular spots, sightseeing landmarks, very vibrant, where you’d be alert to all the color and smell and sound, but also poppin' places, dive spots, street events and markets where you’re guaranteed to find everybody. Check out more Buzzing Vibes in Vancouver, here..
Chill, relax, refresh, and find peace in the heart of the city
Get lost or feel like you're in a sweet dream
Classic pastries, brunch, Mexican and cocktails.
Let loose with these fun options for all ages
Connect with the community and history
Come together while staying safe.