Granville Island is a popular tourist attraction, but it's also a regular spot locals go to when looking to kill a few hours, or indulge in some treats. Not to mention, there's a large number of residential buildings right outside of the market and elementary schools nearby for the many families that live in the area. Granville Market is the place to go when you're looking for market fresh fruits and vegetables, just caught seafood, artisan cheeses and meats, gourmet sausages and indulgent sweets. There are also a number of restaurants on the island that are open for much of the day, making for a perfect pit spot to grab a bite of lunch, a snack or dinner. The Kids Market will keep the children entertained, while the adults will love exploring all aspects of Granville Island.