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Passion meets community.

The MPBIA is a non-profit society run by a volunteer Board of Directors who champion vibrancy and advocacy. THIS is your window to one of Vancouver’s most eclectic shopping and business communities with not-to-miss events and street festivals. Be the first in-the-know and check back often--the MPBIA brings passion, local businesses and community together.


Upcoming Events

Best Dressed    MPBIA Best Dressed Business Halloween Competition

DEADLINE: Wednesday October 15th - ATTENTION ALL MPBIA MEMBERS: Sign up NOW our annual Best Dressed Business Halloween Competition on Thursday, October 30th!!!
Join the competition against other BIA members for an opportunity to win CASH PRIZES, a trophy and bragging rights for the Best Overall Display and Most Creative!!!

walking tour collage 2     FREE Guided Historical Walking Tour

On Sunday October 19, 2014 @ 1:30pm join the MPBIA launches our free guided historical walk tours. Join one of our knowledgeable guides as they walk you through Mount Pleasant and share their knowledge and insight into the colorful past of the neighbourhood and the buildings that remain as reminders of Vancouver’s architectural history.

header-register     Waste Reduction Week – October 20 – 26

Waste Reduction Week engages and empowers Canadians to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. Businesses are encouraged to use the Business Resources to begin to reduce waste.

 POSTCARD - SIDE 2 - HALLOWEEN 2013 - characters in costume    TRICK or TREAT in Mount Pleasant - Friday October 31

Looking for a fun and scary place to TRICK or TREAT this Halloween? Visit Mount Pleasant and the creepy businesses that call the hood home for a frightful afternoon of costumes and candy. Participating businesses will have a poster in the window welcoming all of the little ghouls and goblins looking for something sweet.

Treats will be offered from 3:30pm – 5:00pm through out Mount Pleasant and in Kingsgate Mall.

BCX Micro Loans     BC Micro Business Training Pilot Program

Applications Due: Friday October 31  The Micro-Business Training Pilot Program (“MBT Program”) offers eligible, small business owners funded training programs in general business skills. Eligible micro-business owners receive up to $1000 of funding support for courses in a variety of formats (online, classroom and/or one-on-one) offered by training institutions across the province.

hub_cyclisthandbook_web    Bike to Work Week – October 27 – November 2 ,2014

Want to get fit, save time and have fun? Join thousands across Metro Vancouver and sign up for HUB Bike to Work Week!  Log your commutes to track your kilometres cycled and calories burned and help our organization win a workplace award. There are also over $15,000 worth of prizes to be won. 

Square Record Fair Logo     The Main Street Vinyl Record Fair - November 16, 2014

Buy, sell, trade – new and used vinyl records plus a selection of used turntables in Vancouver.
Thousands of vinyl records for sale! Discover gems and stock up on cheap classics!

Have vinyl records, turntables or other music memorabilia to sell?
With over 1000 record enthusiasts in attendance, the Main Street Vinyl Record Fair provides a great opportunity to sell your collection and have a lot of fun doing it.

Shop the Hood Logo     The Yellow Pages Presents: Shop the Neighbourhood

Saturday, November  29, 2014 you are encouraged to Shop the Neighbourhood, an initiative of Yellow Pages. Small Businesses play a key role in creating strong local economies and contribute to making neighbourhoods thriving places to live, work and play. Shop the Neighbourhood is a celebration of their invaluable contribution to our communities and a reminder for all Canadians of how shopping locally makes a difference in our lives.

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Friendly baristas, comfortable atmosphere for studying, catching up together, and fueling up on caffeine@JJBeanMain

Howdy Halloween costume idea: Be a rockin' cowboy!

Pumpkin flavoured treats can be found throughout Main St, but@DQCanada has the one and only pumpkin pie blizzard

We love how@FrMadeBaking tastes just as delightful indoor and outdoor!

They've got 'shades' as in#lampshades@thisopenspace@RizeAlliance L A M P Lighting Architecture Movement Project

Our Location

The MPBIA is a friendly and trendy historic neighbourhood that lines the bustling streets of Main, Broadway, and Kingsway. The second oldest of the City’s 22 BIA’s, founded in April 1989, the MPBIA’s busy office is nestled in the ornate Heritage Hall, with its elegant clock tower, at 15th Avenue and Main Street.


With over 350 members, the Mount Pleasant BIA is a vibrant and wonderful area to live and work. Use our drop down search tool located at the top of every page to search our businesses.

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