Seven Essential Vancouver Summer Pop-Ups

PUIt’s summer in the city and there are plenty of exciting events happening for foodies this month. Vancouver loves a pop-up bar or restaurant and we’ve got some great suggestions that are guaranteed to get your tastebuds tingling –and give you some excellent Instagram-worthy boast-post moments.

Chef Jefferson Alvarez Presents… The Illusion of Coffee

This is a one night only event on Sunday August 2 that’s a collaboration between Vancouver coffee gurus Revolver and chef Jefferson Alvarez, one of the city’s most innovative and creative chefs who explains: “The night is an ‘Illusion of coffee’, meaning I will prepare dishes using coffee in many ways: as a spice, for smoking, to play with the senses. The night begins with Veuve Clicquot  champagne and sustainable Northern divine Caviar.. and the rest is an experience. The whole point is to show that coffee is not only to have every morning but can also be use for cooking, curing and smoking. Buy tickets here now. Continue reading:
Seven Essential Vancouver Summer Pop-Ups

Free Indian Feast for 10,000 People: Chariot Fest Returns to Vancouver

Photo sourced from vanchariotfest.com

Photo sourced from vanchariotfest.com

Ready to join 10,000 friends for a free Indian feast on the Vancouver waterfront?

The Chariot Fest of India returns to Vancouver on Sunday, Aug. 9, featuring a parade of giant, colourful floats and costumed Indian dancers followed by a free festival (and free lunch for about 10,000 people) at Stanley Park’s Second Beach.

Now in its 42nd year in Vancouver, the Chariot Fest – also known as the Jagannath Rath Yatra – is a Hindu celebration that involves transporting massive deities on chariots. Chariot festivals take place each year in hundreds of cities around the world, often organized by the Hare Krishna movement. Continue reading:
Free Indian Feast for 10,000 People: Chariot Fest Returns to Vancouver

Win a Night of Dining and Dancing on the Water for Two with Salsa Cruises

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For nearly a decade, Vancouverites and our international guests have been experiencing a taste of Latin America just off the coast of Vancouver with Salsa Cruises. Vancouver’s largest privately-owned cruising vessel, the MV Britannia, holds three levels of DJs pumping a variety of music for testing your most sultry Latin moves, heart-pumping salsa lessons, spicy Mexican cuisine, and a full bar to quench your thirst all night.

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Win a Night of Dining and Dancing on the Water for Two with Salsa Cruises

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

title July23It’s not just about the fireworks this weekend (although Saturday’s fireworks DO come with a huge city beach party with live Canadian 80s rock, which is pretty cool.) The city is also full of art this weekend; there are art shows, art festivals, art workshops, a craft market, theatre and film galore.

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Brigade Days Coming to Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada, Aug. 1-3

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The annual Brigade Days festival at Fort Langley National Historic Site, on Aug 1-3, 2015 brings period re-enactors from all over British Columbia and Washington state for three days of 1800s living and live music.

Throughout the long weekend, re-enactors pack the site with their tents and gear bringing history to life inside the palisade walls. Visit with re-enactors and watch demonstrations of sewing, trapping, cooking and historic weapons.

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Brigade Days Coming to Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada, Aug. 1-3