It’s August and there’s a lot going on in Gastown. Don’t miss a beat with grand openings, pop-ups, events, and all of the live music. It’s time to soak it all in.

Shop + Style

Oak + Fort Flagship

151 Water St.

The moment we have all been waiting for. The Oak + Fort Flagship store has officially (re)opened. It’s back and it’s better than ever. Plus the new Gastown Musuem ft. curated local artists & Oak + Fort’s environmentally conscious collection, OAK Refined.

Mon – Sat: 10am – 8pm
Sun: 10am – 7pm

164 Water St

Anna Kosturova Surf Lounge Pop-Up

Now – August 31

The beach is still calling. Featuring her work IRL alongside other women-owned companies such as Malvados, Pour L’air, and Bay of Arches.

Poppy Barley Pop-Up

August 18 – 23

Poppy Barley is coming to Gastown – bringing their newest and never before seen Fall 2022 Collection with them. Don’t miss out.

28 Water St

303 Abbott st

Beige Knit – Neighbouring Pop-up

Now – September

A vintage curator popping up in the Woodwards building.

12-6 Wednesday -Thursday – Sunday
12-7 Friday – Saturday

NhyiraGems Pop-Up @ 6 Acres

Saturday, August 20 | 3PM

Where fashion meets food. Shop @NhyiraGems – headturning accessories crafted using African prints. Dine 6 Acres.

203 Carrall St

Food + Drink

217 Carrall St

L’Abattoir Picnic & Bubbles

Sunday, August 21

A collaboration with restaurants across BC. Support women in hospitality (Les Dames d’Escoffier – BC Chapter) and Food Banks BC by picnicking with L’Abattoir.

Kitchen Table Passport Ft. DiBeppe

Now – Sept. 21

Collect stamps for each featured resto & dish for the chance to win over $1,000 in gift card prizes. Including the Di Beppe Carbonara (with guanciale, pecorino, egg yolk & black pepper). For a limited time only.

8 W Cordova St

300 Cambie St

Puppy Palooza @ The Cambie

Wednesday, August 24

It’s bring your dog to the Cambie day. $2 from every Driftwood pint or sleeve will go towards the BCSPCA. A win/win.

Loteria Wednesday @ La Casita

Wednesday, August 24

A fun afternoon with friends playing “La Loteria” and tasting delicious Mexican food. Evening promo: main dish, a churro and a soft drink for $18.

Get tix HERE.

101 W Cordova St

With over 30 patios in 8 blocks, Gastown is Patiotown. View the full guide of patios HERE.


Design + Culture

1 alexander st

Gastown Thursday Nights: Meet Me In Gastown

Thursday, August 26 | 5PM – 9:30PM

1 Alexander st

A community celebration, featuring the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra + Light Show in collaboration with Gastown Thursday Nights.

Enjoy dinner at your favourite Gastown restaurant, shop the shops, and experience the musical performances along Water Street before the grand finale. We’ll meet you there.

View full schedule of events HERE.


Native Shoes Remix™ Project Store Event

Saturday, August 27 + Sunday, August 28 | 11AM – 6PM

Native Shoes Gastown will be hosting a Remix™ Project Focus Event – bring your old shoes for recycling and enjoy 10% discount on your next full priced purchase.

Save the Date – Drawing on the Street

Sunday, Sept. 4 | 10AM

A morning of art + Gastown. All are welcome. With guided instructor Deirdre Keohane. Stay tuned for more details.

cordova, cambie, abbott, carrall st

Only one month to go to catch live music on every block, every Thursday night. Check out this weeks happenings HERE.


Your Ultimate Neighbourhood Guide to Gastown

“Follow the cobblestone road into a land of boutiques, artisan flavours, and historic ambience. This land is called Gastown.”

Read full article HERE.

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