Shopping in Vancouver
Whether you’re looking for a small souvenir of your time in Vancouver, or a brand new summer wardrobe, shopping ranks high on the list of vacation activities for many visitors. And Vancouver doesn’t disappoint! As a cosmopolitan metropolis, shopping here runs from international designers and popular brands in shop-‘til-you-drop malls, through to local designers and one-of-a-kind craft studios in unique neighbourhoods.
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport
Located just 3 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from Downtown, McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport was voted the Best Outlet Centre 2015 at the MAPIC Awards. With Armani, Guess, Hugo Boss and many more for up to 70% less all year round, plus tempting cafés and restaurants, McArthurGlen is the city’s premier fashion destination for label lovers.
A sense of adventure, surprise and wonder awaits at Secret Location, an independent Canadian luxury retailer of extraordinary goods and fashion. Here you'll find unique statement pieces and guilt-free impulse purchases. Our unique perspective on luxury embraces diverse styles, supports quality craftsmanship and responsible production, presented in a friendly high-service manner. Visit us in the heart of Gastown over Gassy Jack's left shoulder.
Contemporary lifestyle begins here at Richmond's one and only Aberdeen Centre. With 150 stores at our 3-storey landmark, hunt for all types of unique treasures from Asian herbs & health food, cosmetics, European and trendy fashions, home furnishings, gadgets, gifts, groceries, jewelry & accessories, scrumptious sweets & delights and sporting goods to exotic Thai designer furniture.
Charlie's Chocolate Factory
Home of the Chocolate River! Come in and see the river flowing with real chocolate, learn how chocolate is made, and view all the different treats. If you’re lucky you might even see Charlie and take your picture with the man who started it all. At any age, you'll feel like a kid in a candy shop again.
Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery - Gastown
A leading First Nations fine art gallery established in 1996, Coastal Peoples is ideally situated in historic Gastown. Each has an inviting atmosphere within a restored warehouse setting which complements the exquisitely handcrafted artwork by authentic aboriginal artists inhabiting British Columbia’s Northwest Coast and the Inuit communities of Canada’s Arctic regions.