Relaxing Before and After Cruise Activities in Vancouver

Cruise ships docked and leaving Canada Place | Image: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

It is officially cruise ship season in Vancouver! Before or after your cruise, you may have some time to explore the city, but want to relax and not stray too far. And if you’re just coming off your cruise, you’ll want to shake off those sea legs. As one of the most cruise passenger-friendly cruise terminals in the world, we’ve got you covered!

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Relaxing Before and After Cruise Activities in Vancouver

Things to Do on Canada 150 Weekend in Vancouver

Everywhere you turn, expect a patchwork of red and white adornments, outfits, and decorations! On the traditional homelands of the Musqueam, Tseil-Watuth and Squamish First Nations, immigrants from all over the world now call Vancouver, Canada their home and are proud to be a part of it. This weekend, join in a number of celebrations – from the last day of The Drum is Calling Festival on Friday, through to Canada Day fireworks, barbecues, art shows, comedy, food, and a parade.

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Things to Do on Canada 150 Weekend in Vancouver

The return of Princess Leia, and first-timer White Canary – at this year’s Vancouver Fan Expo

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Carrie Fisher is back at Vancouver Fan Expo this year.

Western Canada’s biggest collection of Wookies and the Star Wars fans who love them is returning to Vancouver. From Nov. 11-13, fans of Star Trek, Star Wars, just about anything with “star” in the title, Game of Thrones, and other science fiction, fantasy and horror properties will gather – some in costume – to meet their heroes, heroines and villains. And to buy stuff.

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The return of Princess Leia, and first-timer White Canary – at this year’s Vancouver Fan Expo

The Best Places to Catch Rare Pokémon in Vancouver

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By Lenée Son

The Pokémon mania that swept the globe like wildfire in the ’90s is back with the release of mobile game, Pokémon Go.

Whether you’ve been playing since day one or you’ve just started your Pokémon journey to be the very best, here are the top locations in Vancouver you need to visit to catch’em all.

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The Best Places to Catch Rare Pokémon in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Very Canadian Ways To Celebrate Canada Day

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Canadian Flag | Photo: Flickr

Canada’s 149th birthday is just around the corner, and with hundreds of local events and activities scheduled to celebrate the occasion, choosing where to don your red-and-whites can be a challenge.

Whether you’re looking to celebrate with a crowd, or enjoy some quiet festivities with your family, these 5 “very Canadian” ways to celebrate the nation’s birthday are sure to get you buzzing about the True North, and all that Canada has to offer.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Very Canadian Ways To Celebrate Canada Day

Vancouver Date Idea: FlyOver Canada with Your Sweetie

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Sourced from FlyOver Canada

I’ve driven from Vancouver to Montreal in an unforgettable cross-country road trip, and have been to the Maritimes twice. Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as the three territories are still on my list (one day, for sure). My drive across Canada gave me a deep appreciation for the sheer size and geographical diversity of this nation. I was reminded of both when I took a ride on FlyOver Canada (201-999 Canada Place).

When I was in the thick of dating, coffee dates and going for drinks got old pretty quickly. Honestly, they all blurred together. The meetings I remember the most involved an activity that was inventive, often one that was a new adventure in the city for me.

One day on Tinder, I swiped right on a cute guy, and lo and behold, he did too. We texted, with me suggesting we try out FlyOver Canada together. He agreed, and we set up when to meet.

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Vancouver Date Idea: FlyOver Canada with Your Sweetie

The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment, Oct. 15

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On October 15th, The Liberators International are organizing the World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment.

You’d better believe Vancouver is getting in on this!

The concept?

One minute of eye contact between strangers, with the chance to actually stop and see one another, human to human. This event is coordinated globally and is happening one beautiful moment at a time.

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The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment, Oct. 15