Five Reasons Why Even Locals Should Head to the Visitor Centre This Summer

If you’re a Vancouverite planning a day of sightseeing around your home town, you might think that a trip to Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre is about as useful to you as a chocolate teapot. You know where you’re going, and thanks to Google (and tourismvancouver.com), you can do all the research you need online, right? Not so fast!

Here are five great reasons to plan a trip to the Visitor Centre before you set out to see the sights.

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Five Reasons Why Even Locals Should Head to the Visitor Centre This Summer

Vancouver Civic Theatres Now Offering Self-Guided Tours of the Historic Orpheum

This summer Vancouver Civic Theatres (VCT) is offering self-guided tours of the Orpheum, one of the most beautiful concert halls in North America.

The Orpheum, a designated National Heritage Site, was built in 1927. The theatre hosts international musicians, concerts, and unique events, and is home to the beloved Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

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Vancouver Civic Theatres Now Offering Self-Guided Tours of the Historic Orpheum

This Crazy Show Explores Shifting Gender Identity through Dance in Vancouver

This Crazy Show By Noam Gagnon

This Crazy Show By Noam Gagnon

By Kendell Yan

Acclaimed visionary and subversive choreographer, performer, and Artistic Director of Vision Impure, Noam Gagnon is bringing his new work to the Global Dance Connection Series at the Scotiabank Dance Centre this fall. This Crazy Show premiered in Ottawa this past May and has been hailed as a tour de force of dazzling proportions that challenges the concepts of fixed identities with charm and fantasy.

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This Crazy Show Explores Shifting Gender Identity through Dance in Vancouver

Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place, July 1st (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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This award winning event, presented by the Port of Vancouver, is the largest Canada Day celebration outside our nation’s capital, Ottawa. Canada Day at Canada Place has been Vancouver’s premier event for 29 years, bringing communities together to share our special bond of living in one of the greatest country’s in the world and celebrating our freedom, values and diversity. Continue reading:
Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place, July 1st (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Win Tickets to See Jon Bon Jovi in Stanley Park, Aug. 22!

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On a uniquely Vancouver stage nestled between the forests, the ocean, and with the city twinkling nearby, the upcoming Urban Forest Concert is going to be an experience to remember. For the first time ever, Jon Bon Jovi will be bringing his band, The Kings of Suburbia, to Vancouver with him. Add the big sound of this 14-piece band to the enigmatic performance of a global star and set it against the backdrop of ancient Stanley Park cedars, and it’s no wonder people are travelling from across the globe to be a part of the occasion.

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Win Tickets to See Jon Bon Jovi in Stanley Park, Aug. 22!

Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia to Rock Stanley Park on August 22

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Tickets to the much anticipated Jon Bon Jovi concert in Stanley Park are available now from Tickets Tonight!

The “Livin’ on a Prayer” and “You Give Love a Bad Name” rocker will headline this special concert at Brockton Field in Stanley Park surrounded by evergreen forest, ocean and mountains.

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Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia to Rock Stanley Park on August 22

Enter to Win Vancouver’s Festival Season Sweepstakes

Did you know…There’s still time to enter to win Vancouver’s Festival Season Sweepstakes?

Vancouver’s Festival Season is on through June and to celebrate the city’s robust event schedule, including sport, fashion, cultural, culinary and drink experiences, Tourism Vancouver is proud to present Vancouver’s Festival Season Sweepstakes!

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Enter to Win Vancouver’s Festival Season Sweepstakes