Performers everywhere! Performances in the parks, street buskers, live venues — the Drive is the place to be for live entertainment.

Great restaurants! Authentic Italian dining; ethnic cuisine and fresh seafood from Vancouver's only 100% sustainably caught fish market, right here on the Drive.

Vancouver's most creative village  — whether it's our murals or single-location shops — we've got treasures you won't find anywhere else in the City!

Savoury or sweet — we've got the most authentic, traditional European delis, bakeries and restaurants in the City. Mangia, mangia!

People watching at its best — the Drive is the most walked street east of Robson and filled with bistro patios — the perfect way to enjoy a beer & burger.

Café culture like nowhere else in the city — the Drive is home to coffee afficianados and award-winning baristas.

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Lez Hookup Event

Saturday April 19, 2014
Lez Hookup Events is a Vancouver-based company owned and lesbian run since 2008. Lez Hookup is at Cafe Deux Soleils. 8PM-11PM. Price includes appy's

Stone Soup Festival

Saturday May 10, 2014
A celebration of food, art, environment and community, including a food market, local artists, community groups, talks and workshops, live music, tea leaf reading, children’s activities, free soup and more!

Italian Day 2014

Sunday June 8, 2014
Come join us as we celebrate Made in Italy from inventions to Italian goods and lifestyle!

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brasil

June 12 – July 13, 2014
2014 FIFA World Cup - With more big screen venues than any other street in the city, Vancouver soccer fans know Commercial Drive is the place to be to watch this spectacular tournament!

Italian Heritage Night

Wednesday June 25, 2014
What better way to celebrate your Italian roots than to join us at a Whitecaps FC match? Our Italian friends receive reduced ticket prices for an evening of the beautiful game at our match versus Montreal on June 25 at 7 p.m.

Taste the Drive Food Tour

Every Friday & Saturday
An amazing tour of the Drive's Little Italy restaurants, cafe's, delis, and bakeries. This 2.5 hour walking tour captures the flavours of authentic Italian Cuisine. Experience 10 most popular locations! Only $49! Mangia! Mangia!