Cambie Village, the Heart of Vancouver, is just a leisurely walk from downtown, across Cambie Bridge over scenic False Creek. This neighbourhood is popular with locals and tourists for its unique dining experiences, hidden shopping gems, alongside the big box stores. Visit cambievillage.ca for information on how to earn your stamps in Cambie Village, the Heart of Vancouver.
Lower Lonsdale – The Shipyards District
The Shipyard District in Lower Lonsdale is Metro Vancouver’s most exciting new neighbourhood. Opening the summer of 2019 is the “The Shipyards” a 35 million dollar mixed commercial community space along the historic waterfront. The most striking feature being a 12,000 sq/ft free, public outdoor ice skating rink. Scavenger Hunt details unchanged. Visit: lowerlonsdalebia.ca/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt and stamp location information.
A culturally rich and authentic neighbourhood, Commercial Drive - also known as The Drive - is one of the best and most colourful shopping, dining and nightlife districts you will find in the city; and boasts home to Vancouver’s own 8 block Little Italy, representing more than 60 years of Italian heritage. Day or evening, The Drive offers 22 full blocks to explore with over 300 distinct merchants, including quaint boutiques, an eclectic collection of restaurants, a vibrant live music and bar scene, dinner and dancing, theatres, coffee houses, specialty food stores and bakeries. A one of a kind experience. Welcome to The Drive. Visit: thedrive.ca/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt and stamp location information.
Vancouver Chinatown BIA Society
Experience Vancouver’s Chinatown, one of the cities richest in Chinese culture, and designated as one of BC’s National Historic Sites! Almost everything related to traditional Chinese culture can be found here. From authentic Dim Sum restaurants, tea houses, BBQ pork, Chinese Boutiques, jade adornments, antique furniture & décor, to traditional Chinese Medicine & herbal shops. Only 10 minutes form the Skytrain Station, you can enjoy cozy cafés, great local shopping, authentic popular eateries, and late-night food and entertainment. For Scavenger Hunt and stamp information, please visit: vancouver-chinatown.com/event-about/
Visit Vancouver’s Urban Oasis and find some of the best art, food, and fun that Vancouver has to offer! Find the answers to our scavenger hunt while exploring local artists’ studios, one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques, and of course, the world-famous Public Market! Download the hunt from. granvilleisland.com/ tourismchallenge once completed, visit the CMHC Office, 2nd floor of the Net Loft building, 1661 Duranleau Street. Stamps available Mon to Fri 10am-3pm.
The West End is home to Three Great Streets: Davie, Denman & Robson. Our diverse community of people, businesses, buildings and activities, along with our proximity to English Bay and Stanley Park, creates ‘One Amazing Neighbourhood’ for locals and visitors alike. Come discover what makes the West End the “Greatest Neighbourhood in Canada”! Visit westendbia.com/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt information
Downtown Vancouver is the heart of our beautiful city, and offers countless activities and events for both visitors and locals alike. The downtown core area spans over 90 blocks with over 1000 shops to choose from. Visit iconic locations like the Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza, or take a stroll through any number of our public Perch spaces where you can sit down, relax, and take in the view. Enjoy exploring all of the amazing things that Downtown Vancouver has to offer.
Visit dtvan.ca/tourismchallenge for scavenger hunt information. @DowntownVan
Visit Vancouver’s premier dining district with over 80 food and beverage establishments within a 3-block radius. This historic neighbourhood of Yaletown was once a railway hub, but is now known for its bustling nightlife, unique boutiques, exquisite restaurants, and innovative companies. Visit our website
yaletowninfo.com/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt information, and stamp location. @iyaletown
Mount Pleasant / Main Street
Visit Mount Pleasant! We are known for our hip vibe, dining spots featuring local and international cuisine, unique shops and galleries, craft breweries and 7 days a week of live entertainment. Visit again! Festivals: Car Free Day in June, Vancouver Mural Fest in August. Visit Year Round! Over 130 murals created by local and internationally known muralists grace buildings and laneways in and around Mount Pleasant! Check out the map on our website. For Scavenger Hunt and stamp information visit mountpleasantbia.com/tourismchallenge2019 @MountPleasantBC
Kitsilano offers the perfect mix of trendy boutiques, award winning restaurants, bustling coffee shops and the best active-wear stores in the City. Kits is vibrant and true to its roots of a laid back locals destination. Sprawled over eight blocks, West 4th is voted Best Neighbourhood by Vancouverites and a favourite for visitors. Go to shopwest4th.com to find details of the scavenger hunt. Follow @ShopWest4th
Breathtaking views, rich cultural activities, world-class museums and gardens, and stunning architecture – UBC has everything you need for a rewarding day. Visit our tourism challenge website for a map to help you get up to six stamps at UBC. Collect your neighbourhood stamps at the UBC Welcome Centre. welcomecentre.ubc.ca/tourismchallenge @UBC Enjoy a special offer from Loafe Café at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre – two food items from the menu for the price of one (up to a value of $15).
Point Grey Village
Within minutes of UBC, the Museum of Anthropology and Vancouver’s west side beaches, Point Grey Village is a walkable, three block commercial area. There are over 25 places for quenching your thirst or sitting down for a quick bite, - or even a fancy dinner. We also offer an interesting collection of stores and services from one-of-a kind small boutiques to fitness centres and medical services. Point Grey Village is located on West 10th Ave and accessible by buses number 9, 99 and 14. Visit our website for Village Scavenger Hunt and the stamp locations at pointgreyvillage.ca/tourismchallenge2019
Harrison Hot Springs
#Justuptheroad you’ll find Harrison Hot Springs; a short 75-minute drive from Vancouver. Explore our unique shops, unwind in hot springs water, or dine with beautiful Harrison Lake in the background; this is a neighborhood you’ll remember. You will find instructions for our scavenger hunt on our website or on our free Tourism Harrison App, available on GooglePlay and the App Store.