Spring Break Fun For Gills and Buoys (of All Ages) at Vancouver Aquarium

Spring is just around the corner and – to many school children’s delight – so is Spring Break! From March 17 to April 2, Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is extending hours and offering additional programs that will keep the young and the young-at-heart engaged and having fun all break long.

From rolling up sleeves in the Discover Rays Gallery one last time, to watching an exhilarating new shark-themed 4-D movie, to participating in an egg-citing Easter Scavenger Hunt, there is so much to see and do.

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Spring Break Fun For Gills and Buoys (of All Ages) at Vancouver Aquarium

A Fishy Story in Stanley Park

Photo: Rob Weiss

An epic and timeless battle plays out in annually in our beautiful province. From late summer until early winter salmon valiantly fight their way back from the ocean to their home rivers where they first hatched. Without a doubt, this is the stuff of legends and folklore! It is difficult to articulate the impact a single fish has had on the people of BC, but suffice it to say the salmon run is unquestionably a marvel of nature.

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A Fishy Story in Stanley Park

Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

Read on for more Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver!

It’s the final day of our “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” series. Don’t forget to enter below to win a grand prize trip for two to Vancouver!

Fifty Shades Freed will be released in theatres on February 9, and Tourism Vancouver is celebrating the film’s Vancouver presence with a sultry contest guaranteed to add fireworks to your Love Day. Part Three of our three-day “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” campaign features 15 Vancouver activities that will leave your date swooning.

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Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

Get your V-Day on with these special Vancouver events

Lesli Brownlee and Alex Rose in ABB Collective’s production of Sam Shepherd’s Fool For Love.

Dream with the fishes, soak up a heartbreaking two-hander or experience the post-VDay hangover blues with Vancouver’s bluest musical sex comedy performer. Here are a few events that will make this year’s Valentine’s Day (and Day After) one to remember.

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Get your V-Day on with these special Vancouver events

Ticket Giveaway: Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium!

Scuba Claus visits with marine mammal life at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Contest alert! It’s day 11 of The 12 Productions of Christmas. Enter to win today’s prize!

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Ticket Giveaway: Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium!

All-Star Champion To be Crowned at The Vancouver Aquarium’s 10th Anniverary Chowder Chowdown

Photo from 2016; Sourced from Alexis Brown

When the weather turns autumnal, I develop an intense longing for bowls of hearty chowder, chockfull of ingredients.

If you’re also reaching for your soup spoon, you’ll find plenty to dig into at the upcoming Seafood Chowder Chowdown. The soup event of the season is returning this month for its 10th anniversary celebration!

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All-Star Champion To be Crowned at The Vancouver Aquarium’s 10th Anniverary Chowder Chowdown

Unearth Stanley Park’s Dark Secrets on Forbidden Vancouver’s New Adventure

Courtesy Forbidden Vancouver/Kyle Pearce

We all know Stanley Park as a lush oasis offering a leafy respite from the urban landscape surrounding it – a thriving rainforest whose sprawling 400 hectares contains scenic trails, sandy beaches, historic landmarks and the world-renowned Vancouver Aquarium. But underneath the beauty and splendor of this national historic site lies a complex, exciting past filled with famous crimes, secret cemeteries and truly bizarre public art – and local walking tour company Forbidden Vancouver is sharing these secrets with the public through a new experience that brings to light the park’s lesser-known stories and attributes.

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Unearth Stanley Park’s Dark Secrets on Forbidden Vancouver’s New Adventure