Kids In Vancouver: 4 Playground-Adjacent Coffee Shop Patios

Blenz Coffee | Photo: Blenz Coffee (Instagram)

When you’re a parent, nothing pairs better with rambunctious children than a caffeine-forward cuppa joe and a great outdoor space to let your kids run free. Fortunately, Vancouver is filled with coffee shop patios that are situated only steps away from the city’s best parks and playgrounds, so parents can relax while their kids get their wiggles out.

Here are 4 places to grab a coffee that are adjacent to playgrounds – perfect for parents who want to caffeinate and chill while their children play outside.

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Kids In Vancouver: 4 Playground-Adjacent Coffee Shop Patios

Lead a Jane’s Walk in Vancouver

photo: Nelson Mouellic

From May 5th to 7th, we’re inviting you to lead a free Jane’s Walk in the area you live, work or play to discuss matters important to you. Come one, come all — anyone can lead a walking tour!

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Lead a Jane’s Walk in Vancouver

Night Hiking in Vancouver

Experience Vancouver’s most natural nightlife with a night hike offered exclusively through the Loden Hotel, one of Vancouver’s top boutique hotels.

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Night Hiking in Vancouver

25th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Kicks Off January 22

By Kendell Yan

Shake off the winter blues as the bears (and others) come out of hibernation at the 25th annual Whistler Pride celebration! Whether you’re a dancing queen, a ski bunny, or a fire-side cub, there’s something for everyone under the LGBTQ2+ spectrum, including all-ages fun.

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25th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Kicks Off January 22

Sea to Sky Gondola Holiday Events

You still have time to get some winter wonderland into your holiday season. The Sea to Sky Gondola, just south of Squamish, is just a few minutes away from Vancouver – and extra easy to access if you hop the shuttle service from numerous places downtown. Continue reading:
Sea to Sky Gondola Holiday Events

Lumiere to Illuminate West End’s Public Spaces Starting December 3

Luna the Lumiere Whale

Luna the Lumiere Whale

This December, experience Lumiere… an annual event inspired by light and artistic expression, driven by community and connection.

Lighting up Vancouver’s iconic West End, Morton Park and Jim Deva Plaza will come alive with a series of light art installations, performances and community building initiatives. Continue reading:
Lumiere to Illuminate West End’s Public Spaces Starting December 3

The 7 Best Pumpkin Patches In and Around Vancouver

photo: Facebook / Rondriso Farms

photo: Facebook / Rondriso Farms

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Finding the perfect jack-o-lantern worthy pumpkin can be challenging. Whether you seek a 5 pound or 100-pound pumpkin, fear not – there’s one out there just waiting to be picked and you’re guaranteed to find “the one” at any of the pumpkin patches on our list!

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The 7 Best Pumpkin Patches In and Around Vancouver