It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

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The season of rainfall, cozy layers and colourful gumboots has arrived in Vancouver and, when the natural light dims, Vancouver takes advantage of long nights by turning up the lights, volume, and entertainment indoors and out! Shake off the precipitation, leave your umbrella at the door, and step into sparkling theatre, passionate dance, roaring sport, and concerts that rattle the floorboards.

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It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

Enter to Win a Celebration Season Adventure in Vancouver

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This year we are celebrating Canada, and the 150 years we threw a party for on July 1st are just a short part of a history that goes further back, past written history that we know, through oral traditions, visual art, and even further, carved in the landscapes of the Cascade and Rocky Mountains of BC.

To experience a piece of the rugged far-past and the glass-towered present of our western coast, we would like to send someone on an adventure that’ll take you through the Cascades and to the Rocky Mountains with West Trek Tours and then back to the city to unwind in luxury downtown at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver! While you’re exploring Vancouver, take a stroll through Gastown to galleries and restaurants on your way to choose a pair of limited edition sneakers adorned by local artists at Six Hundred Four so Vancouver walks with you wherever your travels take you next.

Enter to win here!

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Enter to Win a Celebration Season Adventure in Vancouver

War for the Planet of the Apes is the Blockbuster of the Summer, and Vancouver Plays a Starring Role – Win a Trip for 2!

Anticipated to be a box office smash and one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, War for the Planet of the Apes combines a morally complex storyline with eye-popping special effects and stunning scenery – and the latter will be familiar to those who have ever visited Canada’s West Coast. Vancouver and Vancouver Island serve as a stunning backdrop with much of the film showcasing the region’s lush parks, forests and waterfront. Keen to check out the home of the apes firsthand? Tourism Vancouver, the Vancouver Economic Commission and Vancouver Island North Film Commission have partnered to give away a trip for two to Vancouver and Vancouver Island so you can explore the #HomeOfTheApes firsthand.

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War for the Planet of the Apes is the Blockbuster of the Summer, and Vancouver Plays a Starring Role – Win a Trip for 2!

Enter to Win a Decadent Stay in Vancouver

Now is the time of rich foods and drinks, soft fabrics, and that feeling of warmth on your cheeks as you come in from the cold. The city is full of those experiences this season; if you already miss the foods of Dine Out Vancouver, try the Wine Festival or check out WestCoastFood for more ideas. If your softest fabrics are starting to feel drab, brighten your senses with the MOA’s colourful textile exhibit. Feeling the chill? There are performances going on every week to cozy into. Find more things to see and do from now until the end of March here.

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Enter to Win a Decadent Stay in Vancouver

Find Out What’s Going On During Vancouver’s Entertainment Season And Enter To Win Your Stay

Photo: TOTORORO.RORO | Flickr

Photo: TOTORORO.RORO | Flickr

The winter showers can’t keep this city inside – in fact, Vancouver’s Entertainment Season is when we illuminate the streets, the parks and the gardens with glittering decorations. This is also the launch season of many of Vancouver’s arts events such as the symphony, ballet, and theatre productions. The food gets rich, the cocktails and craft beer flow, and the festivities are diverse. Find out what’s going on from now until the New Year.

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Find Out What’s Going On During Vancouver’s Entertainment Season And Enter To Win Your Stay

Totally Local, Totally Delicious New West Coast Foodie Website

WestCoastFood.ca

Lush forests, lively oceanfront, rushing rivers, sprawling fields, and a bright mix of cultures set the table for limitless culinary possibility from bustling Vancouver to the lively Metro suburbs to the calm Fraser Valley. There’s enough to keep a foodie chomping their way around our west coast for years, and there’s a new guide to what’s delicious and where you can eat it.

West Coast Foods is dedicated to looking beyond the city’s centre to uncover the restaurants, farms, ingredients, and people who make up Canada’s west coast culinary styles. For example, have you heard of the coffee hut in White Rock with small batches of beans that are roasted on a converted barbecue? Do you know where to grab a hearty pre-hike breakfast on the North Shore? Would you like to try your hand at an apple pie recipe straight from multi-generational apple farmers in Abbotsford? Have you been to Coquilam’s Koreatown?

Arm yourself with the website, and start exploring from Vancouver to the valley. (New posts are up each week!)

If your mouth is watering from south of the border and you are looking for a culinary getaway, enter our West Coast Food Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip up on Amtrack, a two-night hotel stay, and a full day guided feast of a tour!

 

Ready for the Events During Vancouver’s Entertainment Season? Enter to Win Tickets and Accommodation!

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From the bold colours of autumn to the sparkle of the holidays, Vancouver is illuminated with culture and festivities from our ocean-side downtown core, across our many parks, and up the mountains during Vancouver’s Entertainment Season. Theatre, dance, and music programs have launched for the season, sports enliven our stadiums and pubs, and the holidays are right ahead with twinkling displays, Christmas markets, holiday attractions and family fun. Get in on all of the biggest events – all on one page.

Want to bask in the glow of a couple of nights out on the town? Visit the Vancouver’s Entertainment Season page to win two nights at the Executive Hotel Le Soleil  (including breakfast) and a $500 Tickets Tonight gift card that is your ticket to arts, culture, sports, and events!