‘Tis the Season to be Shopping


This Christmas, let the West End be your holiday shopping destination. Support local businesses, discover one-of-a-kind gifts, and create lasting memories with every purchase. Your West End community awaits with open doors and warm festive cheer! 


Indulge in self-love this Christmas with the perfect present from these spots:

  • Four Seasons Nail & Spa
  • Libra Nail Bar
  • Sunset Nails
  • Harmonie Day Spa
  • Silver Springs Spa

Stocking-fillers & Santa-approved gifts.

Last-minute gifts? Discover treasures for everyone at:

  • Kimprints
  • Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium
  • Amy’s on Davie
  • The Running Room

Raise your Holiday Spirits.

Share joy with the gift of wine and spirits:

  • Marquis Wine Cellar
  • Denman Wine & Spirits
  • The Bayside Lounge
  • The Score on Davie
  • The Jungle Room

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry.

For foodies, the West End is paradise. Give the gift of dining at:

  • The Nook
  • Tavola
  • Espana
  • Papi’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • The Hook

Savour the Season.

Pick up holiday goodies at these stores:

  • Kev’s Epicerie
  • Ayoub’s Dried Fruits & Nuts
  • Vancouver Euro Deli
  • Mi Tierra Latina
  • Al Chile

Yule be dazzling.

Complete your holiday look at:

  • The Quick Nickel
  • A Touch of Mexico
  • English Bay Jewellers
  • Clothes & Collectibles

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Iced.

Delight in heavenly coffee and baked goods at:

  • Cafe Portrait
  • Delany’s Coffee House
  • Papparoti
  • Latin Square

Events & Happenings in the West End


Enjoy free carolling in the West End on December 8th, 10th and 15th. Carolling will start at the Jim Deva Plaza at 7pm and will roam around the neighbourhood until 9pm.

Holiday Installations 

Check out our holiday installations at Jim Deva Plaza by our favourite duo, the WKNDRS, and at Robson and Cardero by Star Illuminations.


The West End BIA is also participating in the 3rd Annual StockJoy silent auction with several of our fellow neighbourhood BIAs. Stockings full of goodies from local merchants can be bid on by people with all proceeds benefitting the Food Stash Foundation. Makes for a great gift for yourself or others!

Bright Nights in Stanley Park 

Bundle up the family and join Bright Nights for a holiday experience like no other. Stroll through the plaza to enjoy lights, whimsical displays, and the crowd-pleasing vintage fire truck. Make sure you check out the live entertainment on your way to the North Pole workshop, where you can snap a pic with Santa and his fire fighter friends.