Take in the Fireworks While Enjoying a Gourmet Bard-B-Q at Vanier Park

photo: Jason Keel

If you’re looking for a new viewpoint for the Honda Celebration of Light this year, booking one of the Bard-B-Q & Fireworks nights at Bard on the Beach in Vanier Park is the perfect experience for you!

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Take in the Fireworks While Enjoying a Gourmet Bard-B-Q at Vanier Park

Kids in Vancouver: Make A Big Splash With Peppa Pig!

Not only are most parents of toddlers familiar with the popular British animated series, Peppa Pig, but most can also hum the tune of the opening song, name all of Peppa Pig’s pals, and even mimic the accents of the cute little pig family characters. This is because the show has become a favourite amongst young boys and girls, regularly gracing TV screens in households around the world.

For the first time ever, Peppa Pig and her crew of critters will be bringing their theatrical tour to Canada, performing live on stage right here in Vancouver, BC! Find out how you and your super-fan tots can make a splash with Peppa and her pals here in the city by the sea.

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Kids in Vancouver: Make A Big Splash With Peppa Pig!

Kids In Vancouver: Celebrate Christmas With Charlie Brown

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The company of A Charlie Brown Christmas | Photo: Tim Matheson

Christmas cheer is everywhere and Charlie Brown is not impressed. Sleigh bells ring, children sing, and gifts are given as passersby march merrily through the streets bursting with holiday glee. Meanwhile, Charlie Brown stands idly by muttering, “Good Grief!”

Since 1965, A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a holiday season staple, gracing the television screens of homes around the world. Based on the comic strip Peanuts, the Christmas special  follows a depressed Charlie Brown on his quest to find the true meaning of Christmas, and thanks to his festive peers, his depression is lifted as he succumbs to the festive spirit.

This year, Vancouver’s Carousel Theatre for Young People brings the animated tale to life with a fresh, modern take on the age-old holiday classic. Here’s what you can expect from this can’t-miss production.

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Kids In Vancouver: Celebrate Christmas With Charlie Brown

James & Jamesy In The Dark (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Pixar meets Waiting for Godot in this visually stunning and hilarious British take on the origins of consciousness. “It’s like Beckett, but with hope.”

With their unique brand of physical comedy and wit, James & Jamesy lure audiences into their obscure world, treating them to a rich and uproarious celebration of life.

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James & Jamesy In The Dark (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Hit The Motherload At The Cultch – The Ultimate Moms Night Out

Motherload | Image: The Cultch

Motherload | Photo: The Cultch

If you liked the movie Bad Moms, then you’ll love this play about modern motherhood and the hilarity and harsh realities of parenting in this generation. Filled with tear-jerking, mom-twerking, knee-slapping tales, Motherload speaks to every mom who has ever  struggled to find balance, friendships, and themselves in today’s digitally-focused world of parenting.

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Hit The Motherload At The Cultch – The Ultimate Moms Night Out

The Book of Mormon – Back in Vancouver by Popular Demand

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The Book of Mormon

If you missed seeing the sold out show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre last year, fret not. A limited engagement August 23- September 4 has the show returning to the same venue, and single tickets will go on sale Monday, June 20 at 10am. Continue reading:
The Book of Mormon – Back in Vancouver by Popular Demand

Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off

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A scene from Romeo and Juliet

The familiar red and white tents set up in Vanier Park mean only one thing – that one of the city’s favorite summer festivals is well under way. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off