Kitsilano is a beachside community close to Downtown Vancouver. The neighborhood is lively, beautiful, and eco-friendly.

Kitsliano is bursting with culture and is recognized as an area for young urban professionals and families who enjoy a modern but relaxed atmosphere. This area is the birthplace of the global yoga brand: Lululemon.

The waterfront is always a popular hotspot during the summer: volley ball, picnics, and a number of festivals happen in Kitsiano! There’s never a shortage of interesting events to participate in!

Lifestyle amenities

Kit's Has It All

During the 1960s, Kitsilano’s proximity to beaches and abundance of greenspaces welcomed the young generation who brought a hip vibe and relaxed lifestyle. Today’s Kitsilano continues to be full of culture and young people, but its apartments, condos and character homes are now occupied by young urban professionals, students and families who enjoy a modern version of that relaxed atmosphere.

Kitsilano is one of Vancouver’s most preferred neighbourhoods.  Known for its beaches, parks and community, the area is bordered by the shores of the English Bay to the north and by West 16th Ave to the south. Burrard Street to the east leads onto the iconic Art Deco style Burrard Bridge which offers an easy 20 minute stroll or bike to downtown. With vibrant commercial areas located along West 4th Avenue and West Broadway. Kitsilano has an abundance of restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops and its stores offer trendy fashion along with outdoor wear, home decor, and yoga gear. 

Kitsilano has no shortage of activities and events. From having summer fun at Kits waterfront pool, to biking or strolling along the seawall which stretches from the food and craft markets at Granville Island and travels east along the beaches and past the Jericho Sailing Club, there is an activity choice to suit everyone. Events to enjoy are plentiful, including the Childrens Festival at Kits Beach. Bard on the Beach theatre performance, the Celebration of Lights summer fireworks display and cultural events such as Greek Days by Vancouver’s Greek community on West Broadway. Kitsilano is also home to Vancouver’s Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.

With its parks, beaches, relaxed lifestyle and friendliness to walking and biking, a Kits Lifestyle can’t be beat!

Attractions & Landmarks

Museum of Vancouver,
H.R. MacMillan Space Center,
Vancouver Maritime Museum,
Kitsliano Pool

Dining & Entertainment

The Naam,
Sophie's Cosmic Cafe,
Rogers Arena,
Bard on the Beach

Shopping & Retail

Silk Road Tea Vancouver,
Granville Island,
West 4th Avenue

Public Parks

Stanley Park,
Vanier Park,
Hadden Park,
English Bay