Since 1923, Kitsilano’s West 4th Avenue has been Vancouver, British Columbia’s preferred destination for shopping and services on the city’s West Side.
And since 2001, the Kitsilano 4th Avenue Business Improvement Association has been responsible for marketing, promoting, beautifying and advancing a thriving, sustainable business district for its residents, guests, its 240+ business members and more than 150 commercial property owners.
Our Association is responsible for the annual 8-block KHATSAHLANO! Music + Art Festival, as well as for category sales events as Fashion’s First Night (Spring & Fall), Feast of Fourth (Spring & Fall) and Miracle on West 4th (December).
Voted as “Vancouver’s Best Neighbourhood” more than five years-running by the readers of the Georgia Straight, and “Best Shopping Neighbourhood” by the Vancouver Courier, Kitsilano’s not-for-profit West 4th BIA represents 8 blocks of the area’s finest collection of unique fashion stores and award-winning restaurants, the largest selection of outdoor and active lifestyle retailers in the city, luxurious day spas and salons, plus leading-edge shops for home decor, baby & family – east to Fir Street and west to Balsam Street.
We offer our guests and our members the authentic Kitsilano lifestyle layered in a world-famous outdoor shopping experience that is Genuinely Vancouver.
Kitsilano 4th Avenue Business Association
Jane McFadden, Executive Director