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.

Completed in 2018, the Foot of Lonsdale has become a destination and gathering place. There's a fun water feature and a relaxing Megabench where you can sit and enjoy the spectacular waterfront views.
The Green Necklace is an urban greenway that forms a 7.5km scenic loop around our City centre, linking historic parks and buildings, public spaces and commercial areas.
Winding its way along our scenic waterfront, the North Shore Spirit Trail is a true City treasure. This unique, waterfront-oriented trail provides pedestrians, cyclists, inline skaters and people with wheeled mobility aids safe access across the North Shore.

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.

101 Carrie Cates Court
Known as Presentation House Gallery for nearly four decades, The Polygon Gallery is a non-collecting Canadian public art gallery with a focus on photography and media-based art.

Foot of Lonsdale Avenue
Adjacent to the Pier, The Shipyards has been transformed into a vibrant public space, with restaurants, waterfront walkway, and a plenty of community events throughout the year.

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 Highway #1 & 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".

Jones Avenue & West 18th Street
The Mahon Spray Park offers plenty of creative, interactive water elements. The park includes other play areas for kids of all ages. 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.

123 Carrie Cates Court
Located near the SeaBus terminal, the Lonsdale Quay Market is home to more than 80 fresh food vendors, unique retail shops, artisans, restaurants, craft brewery, kids play area and 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 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 Theatre offers a variety of performing arts events and educational programs.

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