Where to Try Craft Spirits in Vancouver

People sit under umbrellas on the patio at Odd Society Spirits in Vancouver

Photo: Michal Urbanek Photography/Odd Society Spirits

After changes to local liquor laws a decade ago, the craft spirit scene in Vancouver has swelled. Our city’s distilleries focus on local ingredients and small-batch production to create premium vodkas, gins, and whiskeys in both traditional and innovative flavours. Whether you are into cozy scenes around an antique bar or a sun-drenched patio, you’ll find a craft distillery in Vancouver that matches your vibe.

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Where to Try Craft Spirits in Vancouver

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Granville Island

The entire family will adore Granville Island! (Tourism Vancouver/Hubert Kang)

Once home to factories, plants and sawmills, Granville Island has evolved into a culinary and artisan hub. Equally appealing to locals and visitors, the neighbourhood – technically a peninsula – is situated along False Creek, right underneath the Granville Bridge. More than 300 retailers, artists, theatres, craft studios, tour companies and other businesses make their home here, anchored by the bustling Granville Island Public Market. So what are you waiting for? Let’s hop aboard a rainbow-coloured Aquabus or False Creek Ferry and zoom over to Granville Island!

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Granville Island

Celebrate the Royal Visit with Vancouver Activities Fit for a King (and Queen)

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This week, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – better known as Will and Kate – will visit British Columbia and the Yukon upon invitation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Not since the Royal Wedding in April 2011 has such a regal frenzy fallen on the nation in the days leading up to the couple’s exclusive, yet-to-be-released itinerary.

Can’t make it to dinner with the Duke and Duchess? You can still tour our city like royalty with our handy Royals’ Guide to Vancouver – no curtsying required.

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Celebrate the Royal Visit with Vancouver Activities Fit for a King (and Queen)