Performers everywhere! Performances in the parks, street buskers, live venues — the Drive is the place to be for live entertainment. See what's on First Thursdays.
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.
Mob The Drive
The Drive, in partnership with Vancity and LOCO BC, presents the Good Money Mob on Saturday, December 7th from 12noon to 4pm. The Good Money Mob is an afternoon of festivities to invite shoppers to “mob The Drive” and shop local this holiday season.
Black Friday Sales
Black Friday Sale on The Drive Nov 29, 30 & Dec 1
This year, 13 Vancouver BIAs team up for a “Black Friday” sales event Friday, November 29th to Sunday, December 1st. Support The Drive – BUY LOCAL and start Christmas shopping!
Christmas on the Drive
Join us Saturday, Nov 30 for Christmas on the Drive at Grandview Park. Photos with Santa, horse & carriage rides, choirs, baked goodies, games, treats and don't miss the lighting of our 60' tree! All events will be by donation for The Kettle Friendship Society.
Best of Vancouver
The results are in! Commercial Drive's a hit with the Georgia Straight's annual Best of Vancouver!
Taste the Drive
Whirl-wind tour of the Drive's Little Italy restaurants, cafe's, delis, and bakeries. This 2.5 hour walking tour to 10 of our greatest little gems is only $49! Mangia! Mangia!
Umbrellas and shopping bags made from our street banners at new sale price! Buy one and help create new public green space while diverting good material from the landfill!