Combining traditional rides and thrill-making coasters, this is Vancouver's main fairground attraction.

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Nearby Vancouver attractions

1. Grandview Park

1.57 MILES

The Drive's grassy alfresco neighborhood hangout is named after the sterling views peeking between its trees: to the north are the looming North Shore…

2. Maplewood Farm

1.95 MILES

This popular farmyard attraction includes plenty of hands-on displays, plus a collection of more than 200 birds and domestic farm animals. Your wide-eyed…

3. Maplewood Flats Conservation Area

2.05 MILES

Managed by the Wild Bird Trust of BC, this delightful nature escape is surprisingly accessible from Vancouver yet it feels like a million miles from the…

4. Polygon Gallery

2.44 MILES

North Van's former Presentation House Gallery renamed itself and relocated to this dramatic, sawtooth-roofed waterfront landmark in 2017, providing…

5. Vancouver Police Museum & Archives

2.61 MILES

Illuminating Vancouver's crime-and-vice-addled history, this quirky museum has had a recent makeover, uncovering the former coroner's courtroom (spot the…

6. Carnegie Community Centre

2.65 MILES

The city's first public library was a landmark corner building funded by US philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in the early 1900s. Now a community center…

7. Monte Clark Gallery

2.72 MILES

Joining its arty, white-walled brethren here in 2013, Monte Clark is well worth a look. Past exhibitors have included photography by local-boy-made-good…

8. Equinox Gallery

2.73 MILES

One of Vancouver's oldest established private galleries, Equinox pioneered this area's arty new credentials by being one of the first big names to move…