Celebrate Family Day by Watching these Family Movies Filmed in Vancouver

Exciting movies + Vancouver attractions = the perfect Family Day! (courtesy Fan Girl Quest)

Family Day provides the perfect excuse to leave work at the office and spend a full 24 hours with your nearest and dearest – and what better way to pass a day off in February than cuddle together on the couch, lay out a spread of snacks and watch a movie? Continue reading:
Celebrate Family Day by Watching these Family Movies Filmed in Vancouver

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!

Cosmic Nights at HR Macmillan Space Centre Hosts a Date Night that’s Out of this World!

cosmic nights at HR Macmillan Space Centre

Image courtesy of HR Macmillan Space Centre

If you’re a lover of stars, planets, nebulas and all things astronomy, Cosmic Nights at HR Macmillan Space Centre may be your dream come true.

Similar to the very popular adult evenings at the Vancouver Aquarium, Science World, and the Museum of Anthropology, the HR Macmillan Space Centre is hosting its own version of an evening after dark for its ‘Cosmic Nights’ event series.

The next Cosmic Nights event is happening on Thursday, January 25, 2018 and will be a themed 19+ adults-only party featuring a custom planetarium show, music, drinks, science demonstrations, games, and a special guest lecturer.

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Cosmic Nights at HR Macmillan Space Centre Hosts a Date Night that’s Out of this World!

Ziggy Stardust and the storytellers from Mars (and Vancouver) this Thursday night!

CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe is co-host of a night of storytelling at HR MacMillan Space Centre.

CBC’s Johanna Wagstaffe is co-host of a night of storytelling at HR MacMillan Space Centre.

Both hardcore and casual fans of David Bowie, storytelling, outer space and/or CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe will want to pay a visit to the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (1100 Chestnut St.) on Nov. 17.

On that night, Vancouver’s premiere storytelling group Rain City Chronicles is presenting a night of stories, reminisces and music focussed on one of the greatest classic-rock albums of all time, David Bowie’s groundbreaking 1972 release The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars.

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Ziggy Stardust and the storytellers from Mars (and Vancouver) this Thursday night!

Cosmic Nights Adult Evenings at the Space Centre: Explore Alien Worlds – Over Drinks!

HR MacMillan Space Centre

Image courtesy of _T604 | Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

What does the Vancouver Aquarium, Telus World of Science, and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre all have in common? Some may say they are all kid-friendly, educational establishments. Others would say they’re all great locations to spend a rainy day, but in fact, they are all hosts to entertaining adult-only events that provide a unique activity for date night.

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is one of the most recent additions to the adult-only evening events, and will be hosting an after hours experience at their venue on Thursday, October 13th for Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction, a party for the geek in all of us!

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Cosmic Nights Adult Evenings at the Space Centre: Explore Alien Worlds – Over Drinks!

Science Fair at HR McMillan Space Centre

Rocket Chair by Scott August

Rocket Chair by Scott August

For those looking to experience another plane of consciousness, look no further than (where else?) the HR McMillan Space Centre. It shouldn’t be such a surprise that the city’s astronomy museum would be the venue for an event meant to challenge the concept of time and space, and ultimately explore the relationship between art and science. Continue reading:
Science Fair at HR McMillan Space Centre

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Bring the whole family out and about for the Victoria Day weekend!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Monday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend