Capilano Mall in North Vancouver, a beloved community landmark for over 50 years, is more than just a shopping center; it’s a vibrant gathering place that reflects the spirit of its neighborhood. Opening its doors in March 1967, it has evolved into a central hub for the North Vancouver community. The mall is strategically located along the Marine Drive corridor, anchored by the only Walmart on the North Shore, a testament to its importance in the area.
This lively mall offers a mix of practical and leisure shopping experiences catering to a variety of needs and preferences. From food and drink options like A&W, Captain’s Oven Pizza, COBS Bread, and Waves Coffee House, to health and beauty services including Back2Normal Physiotherapy and VisionWorks Optical, Capilano Mall ensures a comprehensive shopping experience. House & home stores like Glara and Ideal Furnishings add to the diversity, along with a range of specialty services including the BC Liquor Store and North Shore Bike Park.
Managed by QuadReal Property Group, a Canadian-owned global real estate company, the mall is not only a shopping destination but also a community centerpiece. QuadReal’s commitment to sustainability and customer service excellence is evident in initiatives like energy-efficient lighting, recycling programs, smart water management systems, and rainwater harvesting, highlighting the mall’s role in promoting environmentally friendly practices.
This fall and winter, Capilano Mall is the host of several exciting events and promotions, making it a go-to destination for festive fun:
Photos & Visits with Santa (November 25 – December 24): Enjoy the magic of the holiday season with a visit to Santa in the Grand Court. Walk-in sessions are available, and appointments can be booked online for a more streamlined experience. Special pet photo sessions with Santa are also offered on selected days.
Holiday Pop-Up: Soumak Boutique (December 8-11): Discover the enchanting world of Middle Eastern handcrafts with Soumak Boutique, founded by Rasha and Elvira. This pop-up shop showcases sustainable alternatives to beloved regional items.
Holiday Pop-Up: Ooh La La Baby (November 23-26): Ooh La La Baby Boutique, a haven for chic moms and their little fashionistas, offers a handpicked selection of fashionable attire, perfect for those special Santa photos.
These events and promotions, curated by Vanessa Jackson, the Marketing Manager, underscore Capilano Mall’s commitment to providing a fun and approachable environment for the community. Whether it’s shopping for daily needs, exploring unique pop-up stores, or participating in festive activities, Capilano Mall presents a blend of convenience, culture, and community spirit, making it a cherished destination for residents and visitors alike.