Kitsilano, known locally as Kits, is synonymous with famous Kits Beach—named one of the "top 10 best city beaches in the world" by international travel magazines, and perfect for outdoor fitness. Kitsilano is one of the city's organic-food hubs, and has extensive restaurants and retail along West 4th Avenue and West Broadway. Kitsilano runs along the south shore of English Bay, between popular Granville Island and Point Grey.
Initiatives in Kitsilano
The Seaside Greenway Completion and York Bikeway provide a safe, convenient, and comfortable walking and cycling connection between Burrard Bridge and Jericho Beach.
Events in Kitsilano
Sat, Oct 31, 2:30pm–4:00pm
Mon, Nov 2, 4:30pm–7:30pm
Thu, Nov 5, 6:30pm–9:30pm
News in Kitsilano
Jul 22, 2015 – We are working with CP Rail and Transport Canada to ensure railway operations on the Arbutus Corridor are as safe as possible, while advising them of our concerns. We have asked for an operating plan and 48 hours notice when rail activities restart. Find out how to stay informed on CPR updates.
Nov 01, 2013 – Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew online, by phone, or in person at City Hall starting November 1.
Oct 01, 2013 – Kitsilano Beach, one of the world’s best urban beaches, now has 10 freshly updated tennis courts to match the gorgeous scenery!
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