Swing on by your friendly local shopping district
Since 1908, with the arrival of the streetcar on Hastings Street, Burnaby Heights has been home to a vibrant commercial district. Today, the Heights has grown into a beautiful, culturally diverse area. Our merchants and residents come from a wide range of cultures and speak dozens of languages. They work and live together to build a community with a shared love of family and food, beauty and art, and parks and outdoor life. Read more about us and our history here.
The Heights, in north Burnaby, is an extraordinary place. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’re welcomed as family. With 330 diverse retail shops and services, including some of the Lower Mainland’s most loved eateries, specialty grocery stores, butchers, bakers, services, and more – the Heights is a one-stop shopping destination and a foodie paradise. So swing on by – get to know your neighbours!
Explore Burnaby Heights
The Heights is centrally located Urban Village in the heart of the Lower Mainland and is easily accessible by transit and cycling. Before you arrive, browse through almost 350 businesses in the Heights using our directory below. Simply type in a keyword, business type, or business name, and you’ll find what you’re looking for!
Our Community Events
Each year, often with other local groups, the Heights Merchants Association hosts or partners on multiple events to provide residents, businesses, and extended visitors the opportunity to have fun, connect, and fully experience the Heights district. From Burnaby’s largest event, Hats off Day, to our neighbourhood’s Halloween on the Heights, to the City of Burnaby’s Giro di Burnaby, the Heights is home to many well-loved community celebrations. Browse through all of our events here and mark your calendars!
As a BIA (Business Improvement Area), we work hard to make sure our members (merchants and commercial property owners) feel supported and empowered to reach their potential. Some of our many services to the district include:
Street Banners, Litter Pick up (4 days/week), Public Art (murals, etc.), Graffiti Prevention, and more.
Liaise with City of Burnaby on district initiatives for Outdoor Spaces, Physical Infrastructure and new Amenities, Parking, Transportation Policy, and more.
Social Media, Web Site, Business Directory, Marketing Campaigns, Business Recruitment Support.
Services include: Member of District 1 CPAC, 24-Hour Security Alert.
City and partner events such as STRIDE Arts Fest, Giro di Burnaby, as well as social media Community Page administration.
Hats Off Day, Deck the Heights, Crave, Lunar New Year, etc..
Want to get to know The Heights even better? Get the inside scoop on the best shopping, dining, and services in the area? Meet our friendly business folks? Read our stories on the Burnaby Heights blog!
Opening a Business or
Have Questions about Burnaby Heights
Get in Touch! We are here for you.
Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4019 Hastings Street
Burnaby, BC Canada V5C 2J1
Tel. 604 294 8899
Use “Contact Us” below to send us a note! We’ll try to help.