If you’re planning on visiting the West End Car Free Market this weekend, we recommend that you also check out some of the awesome businesses in our neighbourhood while you’re here! To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite businesses below:

The Quick Nickel 

The Quick Nickel is the gem of the West End, specialising in labels for less. They carry brands such as American Apparel, Jack & Jones, Core, Vero Moda and many more. You can find everything from jeans to flip flops, swimsuits to scarves, dresses to dress shirts. If you’re looking for stylish and affordable items for men and women, the Quick Nickel is the place to be!

1736 Davie Street

Bikes on Robson

Located very close to the Seawall and Stanley Park, Bikes on Robson makes it easy for  locals and tourists to enjoy one of the best bike rides in the world. The perfect end to any day.

1531 Robson Street

Libra Nails

Libra Nail Bar is a beauty salon located next to English Bay in the heart of the West End. They offer a wide range of services for nails, waxing, and eyelash extensions. So why not pamper yourself?!

1116 Denman Street

Cafe Portrait

Need a coffee buzz? Cafe Portrait has got you covered! Cafe Portrait is a family run breakfast / brunch place dedicated to serving the best coffee, pastries and food to our community. We recommend ordering the Turkish Coffee!

1120 Denman Street

The Loft Lounge

Check out the Loft where traditional Caribbean food meets a new twist. Get your jerk chicken, currie lamb, roti & Jamaican patties just like the true flavours of the Caribbean. Owner Richie Hussett missed his home cooking from the Caribbean – those wild & smooth hard to find flavors. So one day he decided to open a Caribbean restaurant and show everyone in Vancouver what they’ve been missing – his amazing heritage & powerful Caribbean taste.

1184 Denman Street

A Touch of Mexico

A Touch of Mexico is a small store that sells clothing, accessories as well as Mexican silver- rings, earrings chains and pendants, some with semi precious stones and costume jewellery.

1124 Denman Street

Kimprints Custom Framing and Prints

Kimprints started off selling prints and custom framing, over the years they have adapted and added greeting cards, gift items, and even some art apparel. It’s always a great place to stop and have a browse!

1179 Denman Street

For more information about Car Free Day, visit the Car Free Day website.