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Check out the full list of designated drinking areas with dates below:

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From June 1, 2023, consuming alcohol will be permitted on a permanent and year-round basis in the following parks:

  • Adanac Park

  • Balaclava Park

  • Burrard View Park

  • Elm Park

  • Fraser River Park

  • Garden Park

  • Granville Park

  • Harbour Green Park

  • Jericho Beach Park

  • John Hendry/Trout Lake Park

  • Jonathan Rogers Park

  • Jones Park

  • Kitsilano Beach Park

  • Langara Park

  • Locarno Beach Park

  • Maple Grove Park

  • McBride Park

  • Memorial West Park

  • New Brighton Park

  • Pandora Park

  • Queen Elizabeth Park

  • Riverfront Park

  • Spanish Banks Beach Park

  • Stanley Park (Lumberman's Arch)

  • Stanley Park (Southwest and Second Beach)

  • Sunrise Park

  • Tatlow Park

  • Vanier Park

  • Victoria Park

  • Volunteer Park

  • Woodland Park

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Following the approval of changes to the Vancouver Park Board's alcohol policy, Vancouver’s residents and visitors can now enjoy alcoholic beverages at several parks and beaches!


During the months of July and August each year, consuming alcohol will be permitted at:

  • Beaconsfield Park

  • Braemer Park

  • Brewers Park

  • Clinton Park

  • Collingwood Park

  • Columbia Park

  • Falaise Park

  • Memorial South Park

  • Norquay Park

  • Oak Park

  • Quilchena Park

  • Robson Park

  • Ross Park

  • Rupert Park

  • Slocan Park

  • Winona Park


Between June 1 and September 4, the approved beaches include:

  • Jericho Beach

  • Spanish Banks

  • Locarno Beach

  • Second Beach (Stanley Park)

  • Kitsilano Beach

  • John Hendry / Trout Lake Beach

  • New Brighton Beach

For all sites, the consumption of alcohol will be allowed between the hours of 11am and 9pm daily.

The Board also approved an additional amendment to the by-law prohibiting glass beverage bottles and containers at parks and beaches, in response to concerns over broken glass and potential injury.

View the Park Finder Map here.

Learn more here.

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