Where was Firefly Lane filmed? The House & ALL the Filming Locations

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Based on Kristin Hannah's novel, the new Netflix drama is primarily set in the city of Seattle. However, apart from a few establishment shots, Firefly Lane was entirely filmed in Metro Vancouver.

Now back for the second season, Atlas of Wonders has tracked down all the key locations of the show, including Kate's awesome waterfront house.

Kate Mularkey and Tully Hart

The series follows the lives of two best friends navigating work and relationships, from the moment they meet as teenagers in the 1970s, through their time working at the local news station KPOC Tacoma in the 80s, to them as lonely women in their 40s.

Katherine Heigl plays Tully Hart, the confident host of the TV talk show The Girlfriend Hour. Sarah Chalke is Kate Mularkey, Tully's best friend and housewife going through a divorce.

Congratulations. You’ve made it to the ultimate guide to Firefly Lane’s filming locations. You’ll find the new season 2 updates below in the report.

The Houses featured in Firefly Lane

Firefly Lane location
The duo first met in 1974 in the town of Snohomish (Washington) on Firefly Lane. Young Tully and Kate's houses are actually across the street from each other on the outskirts of Langley City at 25014 80 Avenue.

Kate's family household is like a small farm with a barn where the girls from time to time climb to the roof.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Firefly Lane house
The results of our sleuthing revealed the location of the opulent adult Kate waterfront house.

Situated on West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay at 5240 Marine Drive, this 1.6-acre property sits on a luxury resort only minutes away from downtown Vancouver.

Built in 1941 in the Tudor style, the 7900-square feet and three-story home features five bedrooms, five baths, a self-contained nanny suite, and a three-car garage.
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Kate villa
The estate includes a garden and the iconic swimming pool featured in the series.

The mansion has access to a private sandy beach with a small beach house with a kitchen. According to the real estate website Rew, "this is truly one of the finest waterfront properties in West Vancouver".

Kate's villa is on sale for $21,988,000. Not bad considering that she spent 12 years as a housewife!

Tully apartment
The gorgeous terrace of Tully's penthouse in the sky is on the top of one of the two towers of the complex called The Residences on Georgia in Vancouver.

The humble flat is located on the cusp of the financial district at 1288 West Georgia Street. Both towers were built in 1998, have 36 floors, and occupy the entire block between Bute Street and Jervis Street.

However, we reckon that the interior was filmed somewhere else, probably on a sound stage.
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Where is Firefly Lane filmed?

CF Pacific shopping center
The shopping mall of the first episode, "Hello Yellow Brick Road", is the Holt Renfrew at CF Pacific Centre in downtown Vancouver.
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Ou est tourné Toujours là pour toi
The bar where Tully takes her chances with Max (played by Jon Ecker) is the Per Se Social Corner, an Italian coffee bar at 891 Homer Street, on the threshold of Yaletown and Vancouver's business district.
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Firefly Lane bar
The flashback scene where teen Kate covers Tully, who steals cigarettes in a shop, was filmed in the Khwaja Convenience Store at 702 Hastings Street in Downtown Eastside.

The alley where Tully speaks to a boy named Pat on the way walking back home is just around the corner between 417 and 409 Heatley Avenue.
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The High School
The interior of the high school was filmed at Lord Byng Secondary in West Point Grey, the same location where the Riverdale series was filmed.

The University of Washington building of episode four, "Love is a Battlefield", is the old Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam (also known as Riverview Lands).

The bar of the fifth episode, "Sweet Child O' Mine", is the Alibi Room at 157 Alexander Street (pictured).
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Immer für dich da drehorte
Also in the 5th episode, Tully and Max have a hot dog in the Seawall Water Walk in Coal Harbour.
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Firefly Lane restaurant
Tully's mom, Cloud (played by Beau Garrett), works in the historical Ovaltine Cafe at 251 E Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside neighborhood of Vancouver.

Opened in 1942, the vintage diner has served as a set for many movies and television shows.
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Dónde se rodó El baile de las luciérnagas
You won't find the gazebo at George Wainborn Park, located near the Granville Bridge.

The structure was built on the front of the Windmill Bird Sculpture just to film these scenes.
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The Girlfriend Hour
Vancouver's newspaper Daily Hive spoke to the cast to learn about their favorite locations. The production was filmed at the CBC Broadcast Centre Studios at 700 Hamilton Street in downtown Vancouver.
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The new Season 2 Locations

Firefly Lane Second season house
Benedict Binswanger's yellow house is the Hart House Restaurant near Deer Lake in Burnaby.

This Tudor-style home has a beautiful outside garden terrace, ideal for private events such as weddings, corporate parties, and gala dinners.
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Diva at the Met Vancouver
The restaurant in the fourth episode, "Papa Don't Preach", is the Diva at the Met, located in the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver.

The hotdog scene was also filmed outside the hotel.
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PJ Pelican
PJ Pelican's bistro in Orcas Island from episode five, "Simple Twist of Fate", is actually the Eagle Harbour Yacht Club in West Vancouver.
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The Vancouver Club
The scene taking place outside the fictional Legacy Men's Club was recorded at The Vancouver Club.

Established in 1889, this social club is located in the heart of the downtown business district.
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Mink Chocolates Cafe
The scene pictured form the sixth episode, "Reborn on the Fourth of July", was filmed at Mink Chocolates Cafe at 863 Hastings Street, situated just across the street from The Vancouver Club.
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D6 Lounge
The elegant bar in the eighth episode, "All Apologies", is the D/6 Lounge, a rooftop bar with amazing views of downtown Vancouver situated in the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver hotel.
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Satsop River Bridge
In the season finale, "Hart Shaped Box", when Tully is driving, an establishing shot of the Satsop River Bridge, located in Grays Harbor County, outside of Seattle, appears.
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Indiana University in Bloomington
This college gate is actually from the beautiful campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.
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The Douglas
The Douglas boutique hotel in Parq Vancouver served as The Ellis.
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St. Andrew’s United Church
The church in the series finale, "This Must Be the Place", is St. Andrew's United Church in North Vancouver.
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1- Aaron Dinius - Mar 30, 2023, 11:43 PM
Tully's penthouse is actually filmed at a neighboring building to the northeast of The Residences in Georgia. You can clearly see the rooftop astroturf sitting area with the L-shaped couch and table on the west side and the shaded area in Google Maps on the southwest side of the roof (left side of the screen in the show in season 1, episode 1).

2- Anonymous - Jul 6, 2023, 4:29 PM
The photo above of the shopping mall in the first episode is actually inside Holt Renfrew. HR is technically part of Pacific Centre, but it's a standalone store across the street or aerial walkway from Pacific Centre. It's Canada's equivalent to Neiman Marcus - very high-end!

3- Anonymous - Oct 24, 2023, 7:39 PM
The Burger Planet scenes were filmed at former Dairy Queen, now D Spot Dessert Cafe at 8555 120 St Unit 1, Delta, BC.


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