The 7 Best Ways to See Vancouver


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.

Visiting this fine city of ours for the first time?  Take in all Vancouver has to offer and more by using a few (or all) of the following modes of transportation:

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The 7 Best Ways to See Vancouver

Vancouver’s Best Light Displays + Christmas Karaoke in 1 Tour: 2014 Trolley Tour is Back

Photo from Vancouver Trolley Company

Photo from Vancouver Trolley Company

Like karaoke and love Christmas lights? Then this is probably the event for you.

The Vancouver Trolley Company has decked out its wooden trolleys and dragged out its karaoke machines again this year for the one-and-only Karaoke Christmas Lights tour. As the name suggests, this tour brings together the joys of belting out Christmas carols in a moving trolley with chances to see some of the best holiday light displays in town.

Guests can hop aboard the old-fashioned trolleys at 6:30 p.m. every night through Dec. 30 (except Christmas) outside Canada Place for the three-hour musical journey.  Inside you’ll find festive holiday lights, coloured bows and a karaoke machine charged up and ready to rock.

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Vancouver’s Best Light Displays + Christmas Karaoke in 1 Tour: 2014 Trolley Tour is Back

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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December is here! Start off the beginning of a new month with a weekend full of activities! Read on for our roundup of events and things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver’s Only Karaoke Christmas Party on Wheels is Back

Photo sourced from Vancouver Trolley Company

Photo sourced from Vancouver Trolley Company

Like belting out holiday music in front of complete strangers? Like to look at Christmas lights? Fancy doing both things while inside a wooden trolley racing through the streets of downtown Vancouver?

Well, you’re in luck.  One of Vancouver’s more unusual holiday traditions is back for another year.

The Karaoke Christmas Lights Trolley will be crooning its way across the city once again, starting Dec. 11.  As the name suggests, the unique tour combines the joys of karaoke with a trolley ride to some of Vancouver’s best seasonal light displays.

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Vancouver’s Only Karaoke Christmas Party on Wheels is Back

Quirky Christmas Fun – Karaoke Trolley Tours

I recently wrote about a quirky Vancouver holiday tradition, the Unsilent Night boom box parade.  Here’s another one: the city’s famous karaoke Christmas trolley.

Every year during the month of December, the Vancouver Trolley Company dresses up its old-fashioned wooden trolleys with lights and Christmas decorations.  And then, for good measure,  they throw a karaoke machine on board.   Let the caroling begin!

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Quirky Christmas Fun – Karaoke Trolley Tours