Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Trip!

Fifty Shades Fever!

Fifty Shades Freed will be released in theatres on February 9, and Tourism Vancouver is celebrating the film’s Vancouver presence with a sizzling sweepstakes that’s sure to spice up your Love Day.

Part One of our three-day “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” campaign features 16 playful activities sure to impress your Valentine’s Day date – whether boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, best friend or favourite family member.

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Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Trip!

Contest Alert! 24 Hours of Winter at Grouse Mountain

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The fun does not stop for 24 hours at Grouse Mountain from February 17, 2018 – February 18, 2018 during the annual 24 consecutive hours of winter fun at the Peak of Vancouver!

Started during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Grouse Mountain will remain open for skiing, snowboarding, and other events from sundown to sunrise. The event will kick off on Saturday at 8:00am and will run until 10:00pm on Sunday with a variety of round-the-clock activities including all-night skiing, snowboarding and ice skating; ziplining; live DJs; a hockey tournament; dining and much more.

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Contest Alert! 24 Hours of Winter at Grouse Mountain

Snow to Surf – Vancouver’s Alpine Wonderland

Photo: Rob Weiss

It never fails to take my breath away! Every time I leave sea level and venture out to the North Shore Mountains I feel invigorated. Perhaps, the feeling is amplified while alpine skiing. On those perfect days, the sun shines brightly; the air is crisp and the snow sparkles. As I raise the chairlift safety bar, lift my ski tips and prepare to unload, a sheer sense of joy comes over me. Moving away quickly from the unloading area, I begin to anticipate the views, and they never disappoint! Imagine panoramic ocean and city views all from the top of a snow-covered alpine run. Awe-inspiring and breathtaking!

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Snow to Surf – Vancouver’s Alpine Wonderland

Start your New Year’s Resolutions Early at the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind

Snowshoe Grind Grouse Mountain Vancouver

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December is certainly a month full of indulgences. From turkey to Christmas cookies to champagne, you might be feeling a bit sluggish after this holiday season… So, if you’re thinking of making a resolution to get back in shape (after one more glass of wine… okay, two…), the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind is one of the best activities in town!

When the weather in town is frightful, there’s a good chance it’s snowing up the mountain. So if you don’t feel like going for another soggy jog around the neighbourhood, check out the Snowshoe Grind for a great way to stay in shape.

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Start your New Year’s Resolutions Early at the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind

Grouse Mountain Offers an Enchanting Outdoor Light Walk

Grouse mountain light walk 2016

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There’s something so magical about walking through a forest lit up with thousands of twinkling lights. Grouse Mountain lets you experience magic in the trees in their enchanting Light Walk set up for your next perfect Instagram opportunity.

Open daily at dusk, the Light Walk is a free mountain-top activity that is a great excuse to get a bit more fresh air and exercise at night. You can walk through the fir and spruce around Blue Grouse Lake where light installations shine brightly through the dark night.

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Grouse Mountain Offers an Enchanting Outdoor Light Walk

Where to Check Off Your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver

Meeting your resolution goals is easy when you live in an outdoor playground like Vancouver.

The new year is approaching and with it comes the promise of a new start – to get rid of those holiday pounds, to conquer that phobia once and for all, to make it all the way through Sober January… Of course, keeping New Year’s promises is easiest when you can engage in activities that support your resolution. Luckily, Vancouver is rife with activities, attractions and venues that are resolution-friendly while still allowing you to indulge in life’s not-so-sinful pleasures. Cheers to a new and improved you in 2018!

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Where to Check Off Your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver

Eight New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver to Fit Any Style of Celebration

Spectacular fireworks over Coal Harbour usher in the new year with a bang.

Whether you’re ringing in 2018 with your sweetie or a group of friends, craving a wild costume party or intimate dinner, or seeking a celebration that suits even the youngest revelers, Vancouver has a New Year’s event to suit. Read on for eight soirées in and around Vancouver that will guarantee a December 31 to remember.

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Eight New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver to Fit Any Style of Celebration