This is the eighth instalment of Winterruption, which draws thousands of people and this year includes a special celebration of Francophone culture, an outdoor street food festival with beer, a full weekend of live music at Performance Works, a Kids Zone and more.
Here’s a list of 6 can’t-miss free happenings at this year’s Winterruption:
Free French Wine Tasting: Any event combining “free” and “French wine” has to be a winner. This tasting, part of the Francophone Festival, offers tipplers a sipping tour of France’s best, from rich Bordeaux to rustic Cotes-de-Rhones. Feb. 22, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.; Liberty Wine Merchants; free.
[ART]ifacts: The Granville Island Story: Granville Island is Vancouver’s center of artisan culture, with dozens of galleries and workshops turning out everything from fine jewelry to handmade brooms. Join this guided, walking tour for a look at some of the island’s most enduring and innovative artistic landmarks and stories about the artists behind them. Feb. 22-Feb. 24, 1 p.m. (tour is 45 minutes); starts at Kids Zone info booth; free. Continue reading:
Top 6 Free Events at Winterruption Fest 2013 in Vancouver, Feb 22-24