Attractions

In addition to our parks and natural areas, we invite you to visit our theatres, galleries, gardens and museums. If shopping is on your agenda, then be sure to check out the City's shopping centres and specialty boutiques. As well, a number of annual special events take place throughout the year at various locations. For more information about attractions and activities in North Vancouver visit Vancouver's North Shore Tourism.

Foot of Lonsdale Avenue
A signature landmark in the City, the Burrard Dry Dock Pier offers spectacular views of the North Shore and Vancouver skylines. The Pier has contributed to the transformation of the City's waterfront into a major urban destination.

Foot of Lonsdale Avenue
Adjacent to the Pier, this area has been transformed to include retail and commercial space, public plazas and waterfront walkways. The Shipyards hosts a number of community events throughout the year including Party at the Pier, Concerts in the Square and various markets.

There are over 40 parks located throughout the City, with each park offering a variety of trails, landscapes and facilities. Use our Interactive Parks Map to explore parks, trails, fields and related amenities.

Corner of Trans Canada Highway & Lonsdale Avenue
With 16,000 square feet of curbs, walls and ramps, the City's Skate Park resembles an urban plaza and includes a skate-able public art piece called the "Wave". The unique street-style design draws skaters from the local community and Metro Vancouver.

Jones Avenue & West 18th Street
With more than 20 pieces of spray equipment, the Spray Park offers plenty of creative, interactive water elements. There are also three specially designed play areas: two for children under 5 years, and one for children 6 years and older. Mahon Spray Park is open daily from May to October.

Waterfront Park
As one of only three national level pavilions, the North Shore Pavilion marks the presence of the world's longest recreational trail. The Trans Canada Trail spans 17,900 kilometers of Canadian land from coast to coast, connecting people, cultures and communities.

The City's community gardens provide access to fresh produce and plants as well as create a sense of community and connection to the environment.

123 Carrie Cates Court
This multi-level complex is home to more than 90 shops and services. Lonsdale Quay Market boasts a market with fresh produce, beautiful boutique shops, international cuisine to eat-in or take-out, a play area for kids and a hotel.

935 Marine Drive
With 90 stores and services, and a monthly calendar that offers fun events and seasonal sidewalk sales, Capilano Mall is the City of North Vancouver's shopping destination.

2300 Lonsdale Avenue
Centennial Theatre is a performing arts centre featuring 705 seats, an orchestra pit and fabulous live acoustics. It is home to a variety of local and international performing artists, as well as host to seminars, film festivals, awards ceremonies and corporate workshops.

Waterfront Park
This traditional Japanese garden was designed to commemorate the friendship between the City of North Vancouver and its Japanese sister city, Chiba. Chiba Garden is open daily from 9am until sunset.

440 - 333 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver
Park & Tilford Gardens consists of eight European styled theme gardens set on 8 hectares. Beautifully landscaped with various floral displays, water fountains and bridges, the gardens are a spectacular retreat for visitors.

333 Chesterfield Avenue
Presentation House Gallery offers a variety of contemporary and historical photographic and media exhibitions, with an emphasis on contemporary Canadian work.

Share |