South Granville Gift Wrapping & White Christmas

Comments 53 by Rebecca Bollwitt

South Granville is one of the top shopping destinations in the city with unique locally-operated boutiques to up-scale brand names from south of the border. Easy to get to by transit and peppered with some of the city’s best restaurants, it’s a retail hot spot this season.

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The South Granville Business Improvement Association has even published a holiday gift guide to help you find a few gems in their neighbourhood. From board games at Chapters and haircuts at Suki’s, to antiques, galleries, Plum Clothing and DKNY accessories.

Starting tomorrow (December 18th) the South Granville BIA is offering a gift-wrapping service with all proceeds going to local causes. Operating out of Flight Centre, 100% of proceeds from the gift wrapping service will go to Covenant House BC and the Coast Mental Health Foundation.

To help promote this service (and another great gift idea from South Granville) they have offered up two tickets to The Arts Club production of White Christmas on stage at the Stanley Theatre. This holiday classic is delightfully entertaining and you just can’t beat a night of theatre at the Stanley.

Cast of the Arts Club’s production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical
Photo by David Cooper

Here’s how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to see White Christmas on December 22nd (which could be the perfect end to a day of shopping on South Granville):

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    This will be a very quick contest, wrapping up at 5:00pm today, Friday December 17th 9:00am on Monday, December 20th.

    The South Granville Gift Wrapping Services are open December 18th until December 24th from 12:00pm – 5:00pm daily (11:00am – 4:00pm on Christmas Eve). Flight Centre is located at 2812 Granville at 12th Ave and services are by donation.

    Update The winner is Linda!

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    1. Cameron W.Friday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:27am PST

      Always love it when charities and useful services combine.

    2. A.J.Friday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:38am PST

      I live right around this area and I love it at Christmas time! I remember when the Stanley Theater was still playing movies and I saw fantasia there! I’ve never been there for a play and would love to take my girlfriend!

    3. KarenFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:38am PST

      I’m heading to South Granville tomorrow to do some shopping, I’ll have to get some wrapping done too!

    4. Karen DFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:40am PST

      I’m heading to South Granville tomorrow to do some shopping.

    5. HeatherFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:40am PST

      I have been wantng to see this musical crossing my fingers I win!

    6. MichelleFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:40am PST

      Live in the neighbourhood and have always wanted to see that movie. 🙂

    7. KarenFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:47am PST

      I’m heading to South Granville tomorrow to do some shopping, I’ll get some wrapping done too!

    8. KatieFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:00pm PST

      I have would be extremely excited to see this show. I love South Granville shopping.

    9. May YaoFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:01pm PST

      Great combination — shopping & a show!

    10. alakittenFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:02pm PST

      it would be great to win!! 🙂

    11. Fraser DoerksenFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:02pm PST

      Awesome way to spread the holiday cheer! Worthy cause and win-win for all.

    12. Michelle MFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:03pm PST

      This could be perfect for us, since we are planning to do Xmas shopping tomorrow.

    13. BettyFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 12:53pm PST

      Ohhh…would love to see this show! Plus I love shopping on South Granville!

    14. SaraFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 1:17pm PST

      Sounds fun!

    15. SandraFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 2:00pm PST

      Thanks, this would be a great show to see!

    16. JessicaFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 2:45pm PST

      I would love to see this show. Arts Club always puts on amazing musicals!

    17. EmmaFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 2:53pm PST

      I live right around the corner and do a ton of shopping on South Granville!

    18. Teresa K.Friday, December 17th, 2010 — 3:52pm PST

      Hoping to win.

    19. JenFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:02pm PST

      I would love to win tickets to this!

    20. Amanda S.Friday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:04pm PST

      I’ve wanted to see this show since moving to Vancouver!

    21. DanFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:14pm PST

      My wife loves White Christmas!! Would love to go…

    22. DanFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:15pm PST

      I love, love, LOVE White Christmas!! and I love love love SHOPPING!!

    23. jesterFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:26pm PST

      I do know someone who would probably love this 🙂

    24. ChristineFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:27pm PST

      Theatre at Christmas is a Must!

    25. CarolFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:45pm PST

      I have heard this show is fantastic.

    26. JimFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 4:46pm PST

      This is a great prize.

    27. Erin MaherFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 5:04pm PST

      My boyfriend lives right by there and I’ve been wanting to go since the pictures went up over a month ago. The Marquis is a classy and affordable place to go for drinks after the show, open until 2 am, for whoever wins if it isn’t me 😉

    28. KayFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 5:23pm PST

      Covenant House does a lot of great things for the youth of the DTES. Great job South Granville.

    29. RobinFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 6:11pm PST

      Just watched the movie with some friends the other night (must watch it at least annually), but I’d love to see the live version!

    30. BonnieFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 7:33pm PST

      White Christmas was one of my favourite movies to watch at Christmas time when I was a child.

    31. EnnieFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 9:09pm PST


    32. ChamindaFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 9:18pm PST

      Granville area is my favorite to do shopping…

    33. RyanFriday, December 17th, 2010 — 11:29pm PST

      I would love to take my wife to see this play. Thanks!

    34. AmiSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 12:30am PST

      This would be awesome for the holiday! 🙂

    35. BrendaSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 12:39am PST

      I’ve always wanted to watch ‘White Christmas!’

    36. TracySaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 12:44am PST

      Sounds like a fun play to watch!

    37. JoySaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 1:28am PST

      oh!..tat’s a great xmas gift!

    38. ChuckSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 5:28am PST

      Best shopping experience on S.Granville in the city.

    39. alisonSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 11:25am PST

      I’ve been wanting to see White Christmas for a few years now!

    40. KathySaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 3:54pm PST

      I love white Christmas

    41. DonSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 4:05pm PST

      A classic theatre production to wrap up the shopping.

    42. LindaSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 5:47pm PST

      We’ve wanted to see a show for Christmas. this sounds perfect!

    43. Cameron P.Saturday, December 18th, 2010 — 7:18pm PST

      I seem to recall that the actual song “White Christmas” is from the movie Holiday Inn. But I am guessing they must perform it in this play.

    44. Megan McDonaldSaturday, December 18th, 2010 — 9:50pm PST

      I adore the Stanley Theatre and would love to see White Christmas this year!!

    45. Amy W.Saturday, December 18th, 2010 — 11:10pm PST

      Would love to see this!

    46. RyanSunday, December 19th, 2010 — 11:00am PST

      Looks like a GREAT show.. Would love to see it.

    47. TedSunday, December 19th, 2010 — 11:44am PST

      Always wanted to see Bing in person!

    48. ErinSunday, December 19th, 2010 — 6:14pm PST

      I must admit I’ve seen this already but am greedy and loved it so would love to see it again.

    49. Brian PSunday, December 19th, 2010 — 6:34pm PST

      Always wanted to go see a show there!

    50. mariaSunday, December 19th, 2010 — 7:42pm PST

      I would love to see a musical

    51. KellySunday, December 19th, 2010 — 11:56pm PST

      I’ll be heading down there tomorrow to hit up the kitchen stores. I miss living in that area! I’ll have to check out the gift wrapping. Wouldn’t mind seeing White Christmas either…

    52. CamiaMonday, December 20th, 2010 — 1:12am PST

      I would LOVE to see this show!

    53. Toni LoweWednesday, December 22nd, 2010 — 3:04am PST

      Would love to see the show again as our son is in the show and today is also my 32nd wedding anniversary. The show is fabulous!!!! Tradition around our house is to watch White Christmas every year at Christmas.

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