A nightmare if you stroll in by mistake, this two-story mini–shopping mall for under-10s is bustling with 30 kid-friendly stores, mostly...
Granville Island Brewing
One of Canada's oldest microbreweries offers 30 minute tours where smiling guides walk you through the tiny brewing nook (production has...
Granville Island Water Park
Vancouver Theatresports League
The city's most popular improv group stages energetic romps – sometimes connected to themes such as Shakespeare or Star Trek – at this...
Tony's Fish & Oyster Cafe
A chatty spot where Vancouverites bring visitors to eat when they take them to Granville Island, this tiny checkered-tablecloth joint...
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Umbrella Shop information
It may be that the only outdoor gear you need in Vancouver is a sturdy brolly to fend off the relentless rain. This family-run company started in 1935 and has just the thing, with hundreds of bright and breezy designs that should put a smile on the face of any torrentially drenched visitor. Duck inside, choose a great umbrella, then launch yourself back into the tempest.
In summer, the window is taken over by parasols – it's your duty to bring this old-school approach to sunny weather back into vogue. Make sure it's a frilly as possible.