Sunset

Sunset

Sunset is an ethnically diverse, working-class area filled with single family homes, low-rise apartments, and small retail shops. The area is an Indo-Canadian hub in Vancouver. Both Main Street and Fraser Street are vibrant shopping areas lined with many independently owned stores and restaurants. Sunset is in south-central Vancouver, east of Langara Golf Course, and slopes from the Mountain View cemetery down to the Fraser River.

One community near Sunset has a community plan completed:

Neighbourhood history and heritage

Sunset was one of the earliest communities to be settled in the Vancouver area. The first families to inhabit South Vancouver came to the banks of the North Arm of the Fraser River to farm, fish and log.

History

Heritage

Sunset Community Vision Plan

A Community Vision Plan is the result of a comprehensive, collaborative local planning process.

Read the Sunset Community Vision Plan  8.66 MB

Community organizations and events

Road closures and construction

Find information about road closures and traffic delays due to road construction projects and special events in Vancouver.

Explore public art

Discover our featured public art. Go on self-guided walking tours. Find public art by neighbourhood, artwork, or artist.

Grants and awards

View information on grants and funding for arts and culture, strong communities, and sustainability.

Growing food

Vancouver supports and promotes growing local food, through community gardens and other urban agriculture initiatives, promoting sustainability, and building stronger communities.