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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.

top ten things to do in yaletown


1. award-winning restaurants & cafes

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

Check out the Cafes, Casual Dining and Fine Dining

2. Engine 374 Museum at the Roundhouse

Engine 374 is the steam engine that built Canada.

Visit the little engine that created Canada's gateway to the Pacific Coast at the Roundhouse Community Center.

Learn more here

3. Sophisticated Shopping & Beauty Services

All the specialty services + on-trend fashion boutiques are available in one walkable neighbourhood.

Check out the list of Fashion boutiques, Specialty shops, and Jewellery stores

4. World Famous Seawall Walkway & Bike Path

Walk, jog, rollerblade or rent a bicycle to explore Vancouver's famous ocean's edge at False Creek while feeling the breeze all year-round.

Check out where you can rent a bike in Yaletown

5. Nightlife with live music, gallery openings & pub nights

Yaletown is live on weekends. Find yourself surrounded by bars celebrating events, lounges hosting parties, galleries debuting new art, and more!

Check the lounges/nightclubs and galleries in the area

6. Best concerts & sporting events nearby

Got concert/show tickets at Rogers Arena, BC Place, Queen Elizabeth Theatre or VIFF? Yaletown is “the spot” for pre/post-show dine-in.

Check out the Casual Dining and Fine Dining eateries.

7. free public wifi

Welcome to Vancouver’s first WI-FI district! Join #YaletownFree and enjoy our one-hour complimentary connection with your family and friends while you explore the district.

Learn more here.

8. dogs, dogs everywhere

Love dogs? Dogs are welcome in most shops. Visitors can also find dog walkers in parks like Coopers Park, at the Seawall and inside the neighbourhood!

You can find all the pet boutiques in Yaletown

9. ferry rides at the false creek

Fast, fun & always pet-friendly. Explore with these hop-on/off rides to Science World, Granville Island or Kitsilano Beach year-round.

You can go to either Yaletown Dock or David Lam Park Dock

10. outdoor events, picnics and sakura

Relax with skyline & water views at a spacious grassy field with sports courts and playgrounds.

Visit David Lam Park to relax, or enjoy off-leash parks like Coopers' Park