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Discover Vancouver’s trendy heritage district with these ten must-dos.

Top 10 Things To Do in Yaletown

Top 10 Things To Do in Yaletown

Heritage neighbourhood meets modern lifestyle describes the historic district of Yaletown. Originally the 1886 western terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the brick wall warehouse district of Yaletown is presently both a vibrant and walkable district, making the gleaming residential towers surrounding the area some of the most coveted in the city.

Yaletown provides the serenity of an oceanfront seawall, along with the largest selection of trendy patios and award-winning boutiques.

As a great escape within the big city, Yaletown offers an opportunity to explore acclaimed restaurants and eclectic shops set along heritage brick walkways.

1) Award Winning Restaurants & Cafes with Covered Patios

The only area in Vancouver that features world-class restaurants with year-round patios. This is the patio district that you've probably heard about.

2) Engine 374 Museum at the Roundhouse

Engine 374 is the steam engine that built Canada. Visit what created Canada's gateway to the Pacific Coast at the Roundhouse Community Center.

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3) Sophisticated Shopping & Beauty Services

All the specialty services and the on-trend fashions available in one walkable neighbourhood.

4) World Famous Seawall Walkway & Bike Path

Rent bikes, rollerblade, walk or run along the oceans' edge.

5) Nightlife with live music, gallery openings & pub game nights

There is always something happening in Yaletown. Restaurants & bars celebrating something, loungs hosting an event, galleries debuting new art installations, and more! If you walk around, you are guaranteed to find something!

6) Best concerts & sporting events nearby

Tickets to a show at Rogers Arena, BC Place, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, VIFF and more in Downtown? Yaletown is “the spot” for you to drop by for food before the show, and drinks after with 80+ restaurants and bars open for dine-in service.


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8) Dogs, dogs everywhere

Dogs are welcome in most shops and can be found enjoying the specialty "Puppy Boutiques" of Yaletown. Visitors can also find dog walkers in nearby parks like Coopers Park, at the Seawall and inside the neighbourhood!

9) Ferry to Granville Island

Explore False Creek on this hop-on/hop-off cute little ferry. It is fast, fun & always pet-friendly!

10) Downtown to Yaletown in 4 minutes

Yaletown Roundhouse Canada Line, taxis, car share and even bike routes link you to the rest of the city. Easy to get to, easy to enjoy.