Kids In Vancouver: Peruse, Purchase & Play at the Vancouver International Boat Show

Granville Island Floating Show | Photo: Vancouver International Boat Show

With the ground covered in snow, and many of Vancouver’s water surfaces solidified in ice, it may seem like a peculiar time for the city to host a boat show. Now in its 55th year, the largest boat show in Western Canada has proven that boating can be a year-round affair.

At first glance, this showcase of the newest and most innovative boats and accessories may seem fit only for the most skilled and passionate boaters who are serious about making a purchase, but the event offers a variety of shows and displays to entertain visitors of all ages and skill levels. Here are 4 highlights at the boat show that the whole family can enjoy.

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Kids In Vancouver: Peruse, Purchase & Play at the Vancouver International Boat Show

Vancouver International Boat Show, Jan 20-24 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Western Canada’s largest boat show, the Vancouver International Boat Show, will run from Wednesday, January 20 to Sunday, January 24, 2016. The 54th annual event is set to host an exciting lineup of the newest and most innovative boats and accessories from over 250 exhibitors, along with entertaining and informative seminars for all of your boating needs.
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Vancouver International Boat Show, Jan 20-24 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Lots of festivals and shows this weekend for the whole family!  How many events will you attend?  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
What do motorcycles, hot chocolate, and performance arts have in common?  They’re all happening this weekend!  Check out our top picks for events happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

50th Vancouver International Boat Show February 8 – 12, 2012

Boats are big in Vancouver, which is no surprise in a city surrounded by water. And even if you aren’t personally a boat owner (Don’t we all wish we were?), you can still enjoy loads of boat-related fun—including free boat rides—at the Vancouver International Boat Show, February 8 – 12, 2012.

This year is the 50th anniversary for the Vancouver International Boat Show and the exhibitions, programs and guests for the 2012 Show cover two venues: BC Place in downtown Vancouver and Granville Island. The In-Water venue at Granville Island’s Marina includes boat displays and free 30-minute sail boat rides courtesy of Discover Boating.

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50th Vancouver International Boat Show February 8 – 12, 2012