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PUBLIC DISCO HITS ACKERY’S ALLEY!

Join our friends, Public Disco, in the newly transformed Ackery’s Alley this Saturday for their last street party of the summer! Public Disco is a series of open-air dance parties in reimagined urban spaces. They activate public spaces,…

SEASONAL DECORATIVE LIGHTING

If you or your business are thinking about having decorative lights in time for the Holiday Season, the Electrical office has been working on streamlining the process for temporary decorative lighting, and as such, a…

VANCOUVER HALLOWEEN PARADE AND EXPO

Bring family and friends to the 5th Annual Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo which comes downtown from October 5 – October 7. It’s a three day festival of arts, performances, cosplay, films, comics, anime, games and…

THE WRAP PROJECT

The DVBIA teamed up with the City of Vancouver to seek artists  that could create designs to be printed on vinyl wraps for up to 30 utility boxes in Vancouver. The reason for this project…

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DVBIA APPRECIATION AWARDS

It’s that time of the year again! The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) is seeking nominations for our annual Downtown Appreciations Awards. The Downtown Appreciation Awards acknowledge individuals and organizations that are making or…

TEMPORARY MODULAR HOUSING

Construction has now begun on the new temporary modular housing site at 688 Cambie Street. This comes after the DVBIA expressed support for temporary modular housing in the downtown core. The demand for more housing and…

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE

For the very first time, National Geographic Live is bringing their top photographers, scientists and filmmakers to audiences around the world to share their breathtaking photographs, videos and stories, and on October 10, 2018, they’re…

The last of the summer movie nights on The Square

Taking a look back at the last 9 weeks, we’re pretty proud to say that the Summer Movie Nights on the Square has been a great success. We sang and danced our way into the…

Granville Spotlight – Sneeki Tiki

We’re excited to welcome Sneeki Tiki as the newest addition to Granville Street. We chat with General Manager, Grant Sam on the bar’s concept and where the idea came from. First off, tell us a…

TANGIBLE INTERACTION

Our newest laneway project, Ackery’s Alley, was publicly launched last week. It includes an exciting and innovative installation from Tangible Interaction, which taps into some of the very basic levels of human instincts, to play…

THE CLEAN TEAM

The Clean Team is co-managed by Securiguard and the DVBIA. The team is on the streets of downtown Vancouver 7-days a week, upholding the DVBIA’s mission statement to keep the downtown area clean, safe, and…

ONE YEAR IN…

Last year in August, the DVBIA formed a new committee called the Policy Advisory Council (PAC). The role of the PAC was intended to help inform DVBIA policy decisions and make recommendations to the Board…