Chocolate Bunny Mayhem: Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver 

Photo Credit: Stanley Park

Photo Credit: Stanley Park


Celebrate the season with the Easter Bunny and hone your chocolate egg-finding skills with a good old-fashioned Easter Egg hunt. There are plenty of chocolate-based fun activities for you and your kids to enjoy this Easter and we’ve put together a guide of the best in the city. However, be advised that many of these events are hugely popular and they always sell out, so to avoid disappointment, make sure you bag yourself a ticket now to guarantee a happy (and chocolatey) time over the holidays.

Stanley Park

All aboard the special Stanley Park Easter train to visit the Easter Bunny! This special family event runs from March 28-29 and April 1-6 from 10am till 5pm. Tickets are $8.75 for children and $3.50 for adults. Children can go on an Easter Egg hunt, join in games and craft workshops and have their face painted. On rainy days the train will be covered and the egg hunt is inside.

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Chocolate Bunny Mayhem: Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver 

See Sam Smith, Drake, Mumford & Sons: Daily Tix on Sale for Squamish Valley Music Fest

Photo credit: VMCanada | Wikipedia

Photo credit: VMCanada | Wikipedia

Want to catch Sam Smith, Drake or Mumford & Sons live this summer? Now’s your chance to nab some tickets.

Daily tickets are on sale (starting Thursday, March 26, at 10 a.m.) for the Squamish Valley Music Festival, Aug.7-Aug. 9.  This is the sixth instalment of the three-day outdoor blowout in the town of Squamish, approximately one hour north of Vancouver.  More than 100,000 music fans are expected to converge on the town, known for its soaring mountain backdrop and idyllic setting on Howe Sound.

Single day tickets will set you back $149.50, plus service charges. Alternately, three-day passes are available starting at $300. There’s also optional onsite camping for pass holders, with sites for four people going for $350 for three nights. Festival grounds include multiple stages and cover more than 80 acres.   Continue reading:
See Sam Smith, Drake, Mumford & Sons: Daily Tix on Sale for Squamish Valley Music Fest

Celebrate Earth “Cocktail” Hour, Vancouver-Style, March. 28

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Vancouver will slip into darkness this Saturday, March 28 at 8:30pm, as residents and businesses across the city switch off their lights for Earth Hour – the largest environmental event in the world.

Given that Vancouver a) knows how to celebrate, b) plans to be the world’s Greenest City by 2020, and c) is the 2015 National Champion for the “We Love Cities” Earth Hour City challenge, there’s no shortage of ways to spend Earth Hour here.

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Celebrate Earth “Cocktail” Hour, Vancouver-Style, March. 28

4 Spots in Vancouver to Pamper Your Pooch

WOOF! Dog Shoppe

Image by Tanya King Photography; Image courtesy of WOOF! Dog Shoppe

Did you know that Vancouver is one of the most dog-friendly cities in North America? It is, and we’re proud of it! No matter where you go in this city, you’re bound to bump into at least one pooch out for a stroll with its owner.

Travelling to our city with your four-legged fur-friend is never an issue as we have plenty of top-notch hotels that welcome canine companions with open arms. And when those pups need to let off some steam, Vancouver has numerous dog-friendly parks, trails, and off-leash areas for fun and frolicking.

For those dogs that enjoy being spoiled — whether it be with a special snackie, a nifty outfit, or some pampering — we have many pet stores and spas in Vancouver. Here are four that we recommend you check out. Continue reading:
4 Spots in Vancouver to Pamper Your Pooch

Beyoncé art show in Vancouver!

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Beyoncé! Art by Rob Levesque.

 

Beyoncé has everything – multiple Grammys, nice clothes, a family, a career, etc etc. But now she’s getting the ultimate tribute – a locally-sourced art show dedicated to her!

For Flawless, Vancouver artists (and non-artists) are banding together to contribute their own original pieces in a visual celebration of the pop music icon.

So what can we expect from Flawless? Judging from past, similarly themed shows in Vancouver, there’ll be some pieces ranging from “that’s rather odd” to “hmmm, interesting” to “wow, I didn’t know humans were capable of such things!” And don’t expect just drawings and paintings, either – past shows have featured work done in a variety of media, from drawings to paintings to sculpture to life-size replicas.

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Beyoncé art show in Vancouver!