Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
This Friday to Sunday is packed with arts, community festivals, live music.. and the Celebration of Light!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks – Make a Night out of Light!

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Book a Honda Celebration of Light Hotel package.

No matter how many times we see ‘em, fireworks always delight and amaze us as if we are seeing them for the first time… And Vancouver has the best pyrotechnic light show of them all. The Honda Celebration of Light is a signature event of Vancouver’s summer and an annual highlight of Vancouver’s Celebration Season!

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Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks – Make a Night out of Light!

Full Celebration of Light concert lineup announced

The Sheepdogs at the Commodore Ballroom, Dec 20 2011. Jade Dempsey photo.

The Sheepdogs at the Commodore Ballroom, Dec 20 2011. Jade Dempsey photo.

This year’s Celebration of Light takes place July 26 (USA), July 30 (France) and Aug 2 (Japan).

Each evening will also feature concerts with bands performing in two locations - on the Bathhouse Roof at English Bay and the Rogue Stage at Sunset Beach Park. The full roster of talent has just been announced.

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Full Celebration of Light concert lineup announced

Guide to the 2014 Canada Day Celebration at Canada Place

Photo credit: Dustan Sept | Flickr

Photo credit: Dustan Sept | Flickr

Ready for the biggest Canada Day celebration outside of Ottawa? Downtown Vancouver’s Canada Place is set to be transformed into an all-out party zone for the country’s birthday bash on July 1.

More than 250,000 people are expected to crowd into the waterfront area surrounding the Vancouver Convention Centre for Canada Day at Canada Place 2014.  The action starts from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with the Waterfront Party, a full day of live music, interactive sports, artisan markets and more.  The annual Canada Day Parade kicks off at 7 p.m. and the night concludes with fireworks at 10:30 p.m.

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Guide to the 2014 Canada Day Celebration at Canada Place

Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Thailand Ticket Giveaway!)

Engagement Rings by Dennis Oppenheim + Fireworks

Lots of cities put on fireworks shows. But how many host a three-night, international competition every summer featuring pyrotechnic all-stars from around the globe?

The Honda Celebration of Light returns to Vancouver July 27, July 31 and Aug. 3. This year, teams from the United Kingdom, Canada and Thailand will light up the sky over downtown’s English Bay beach. Each squad has 30 minutes to impress the judges with the most eye-popping pyrotechnics, all tightly choreographed to a matching soundtrack.

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Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Thailand Ticket Giveaway!)