Long-time residents of Burnaby might know of this unique shopping area. It’s been around for over 100 years, after all. But the Heights is more than a historical neighbourhood: it’s the thriving epicentre of a vibrant local community.
As more people in Metro Vancouver discover this well-kept secret, the local shops and services have the chance to show off their very best offerings.
Whether you’re looking to pick up some household staples or trying to find a unique gift, The Heights has got loads of options. The local shopkeepers are friendly, knowledgeable and greet every customer with a smile.
There are also a variety of important services located in the Heights, making it easy for locals to find doctors, dentists and optometrists in the area if need-be. These service providers are experts in their fields, so even if you’re not a local, they may draw you to the neighbourhood.
If you need a break between shopping and your next appointment, The Heights boasts many great cafes, restaurants, delis and bakeries. In many cases these culinary diversions are what bring people to the neighbourhood, again and again.
Burnaby Heights is certainly a weekend, or weeknight, destination. But where should you start your visit? To give you some inspiration, the Burnaby Now has curated The Heights Marketplace. You can enjoy the welcoming community thoroughly, and maybe run a few errands while you’re at it.
No matter what your mission, once you get the chance to experience The Heights, it’s certain you’ll keep coming back for more.