Hello Friends & Neighbours!
Mount Pleasant is a vibrant, playful, mixed-use zone where inspired living, unique urban compositions, and city beats merge into the streets and homes of the neighbourhood – and this site will put it all at your fingertips!
The Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area’s (MPBIA) family of exceptional retailers in an exceptional location will bring high-fashion, delicious foods, lively entertainment, and great services to your doorstep and into your home. The prevailing flavours of unique, owner-operated businesses combine artfully with the smattering of enduring brands that line Mount Pleasant’s animated streets.
…but you know all of this, because you live here!
Use our complete online directory to revel in the businesses at your doorstep, and be the first to find out about new store openings in your area. Also, bookmark our events so you know what the hullabaloo is all about during the MPBIA’s boisterous family-friendly festival season.
As a proud member of the MPBIA neighbourhood, we believe that Mount Pleasant’s walkable community, heritage inspiration, and excellent shopping and services make Mount Pleasant the best place to live, shop, and work in Vancouver. We know we share the same values and we thank you for the opportunity to help you with your mission of shopping locally in the hip MPBIA corridor…the MPBIA awaits!
Explore Eat + Play
As a resident of the Mount Pleasant, you have every opportunity to EAT + PLAY at your doorstep – a great reason to call this historic area home.
Jammed packed with tantalizing restaurants, hip coffee shops, one-of-a-kind pubs, garden-fresh grocery stores, scintillating bakeries, and romantic dining patios, our restaurants and entertainment venues resist homogeneity.
From gluten-free menus to late-night greasy spoon diners to meals served with a side of live music, you will be amazed by the plethora of choices for a day or night on the town. Our impressive list of venues showcase local talent and culture that will feed your body and warm your soul with their scrumptious approach to food, and vivacious takes on music, dance, and parties.
Get your blood pumping and your toes tapping at home by taking advantage of your neighbourhood’s groove scene and delectable dishes.
Mount Pleasant is host to some of Vancouver’s best outdoor street festivals, live music, and arts groups. Our businesses’ event calendars are chock-full of eclectic programs, meal and drink specials, fashion debuts, brilliant talent, and charity events so check out our directory often to keep in tune with our member business’ websites and event calendars.
Access our directory, your portal EAT + PLAY, at home and away!
The electric streets, historic architecture, and captivating cityscapes of the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area (MPBIA) coalesce into an edgy backdrop for all your shopping needs, bringing services and shopping right to your doorstep.
Exceptional retailers, exceptional service, and your exceptional location merge into a shopping location that makes your neighbourhood one of Vancouver’s favourite shopping destinations, and should be at the top on your list for everything you need in your home: grocery stores, fashion boutiques, lock smiths, post offices, pet stores, kitchen knick knacks, and more!
Mount Pleasant’s edgy composition and creative interests are the perfect back-drop for your eclectic, everyday needs. Book your appointments in advance, or be spontaneous and stroll into the abode of your shop of choice; the area’s walkable community makes our stores easy-to-reach and compatible with your neighbourhood routine.
Our MPBIA members are proud participants in your neighbourhood and community, choosing to do business here because of interesting clientele like you. For more information, ideas, and inspiration, check out our online directory and see how you can add a little bit more of Mount Pleasant to your shopping list.
Now jump up and down five times!
Now you know the excitement we feel about the impressive number of health and service opportunities we provide our residents and visitors every day, any day. The Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area (MPBIA) is home to a bucket-load of every health and service under the sun. Bring our member businesses your legal matters, your accounting conundrums, and your architectural brain-teasers, and they will solve them!
Bring our member businesses your weary bones, your sore teeth, your ailments, and your vitamin wish list, and they will mend them! Bring our member businesses your passion for dance, your community spirit, and your life-long learning goals, and they will inspire you!
The MPBIA is easily accessible by car, taxi, transit, bike, skateboard, and foot, making us an easy-to-reach destination for all your regular and spontaneous health and service needs. Our businesses love doing business here because they love doing what they know best, helping you live an active and fulfilled lifestyle in your community.
EXPLORE our directory of Health and Service options.