9 Unusual Things to Do in Vancouver in September (And Year Round – For the Most Part)

photo: Huffington Post

photo: Huffington Post

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.

September marks new beginnings and although it may not currently feel like it, the end of summer. With that being said, there are still tons of activities to partake in this month! Here’s a roundup of the most unusual ones:

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9 Unusual Things to Do in Vancouver in September (And Year Round – For the Most Part)

11 Spots to Unwind With A Book in Vancouver

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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.

September 8th marks World Literacy Day and what better way to to highlight the importance of literacy around the world than by sitting down with a book in this fine city of ours! Here are a few places in Vancouver that you can curl up with a book:

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11 Spots to Unwind With A Book in Vancouver

The Best Places to Suntan in Vancouver

photo: Philip Tong / Flickr

photo: Philip Tong / Flickr

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.

If you’re looking to soak up some Vitamin D and relax in the sun, the following spots are perfect for sunbathing and enjoying some time under the sun. Grab some sunscreen, tanning lotion – or coconut oil because we do live in Vancouver after all – and get your tan on!

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The Best Places to Suntan in Vancouver

Winter Walk on Vancouver’s Wreck Beach – Clothing Highly Recommended

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Flickr: Davide Tortora

Wreck Beach, Vancouver’s infamous clothing optional beach is a summer hotspot, but have you considered a winter walk along this iconic stretch of sand? Situated in Pacific Spirit Regional Park below the cliffs of the UBC Endowment Lands, Wreck Beach features 7.8 km of magnificence! Winter is one of my favourite times to explore this natural treasure. The naked sunbathers, musicians, artists, drummers, fast food vendors and crowds are on their winter hiatus leaving ample opportunity to explore and discover this stunning stretch of shoreline.

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Winter Walk on Vancouver’s Wreck Beach – Clothing Highly Recommended

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Gear up for the weekend with World Cup Final viewing parties, street dance lessons, music festivals, and more!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver’s nude beach to clean up its act?

Photo courtesy Lauren Kresowaty/niftynotcool.com.

Photo courtesy Lauren Kresowaty/niftynotcool.com.

The upcoming Victoria Day long weekend is traditionally the start of warm summer weather in Vancouver. And one thing that hundreds if not thousands of locals and visitors like to do on this occasion – weather permitting – is flock to Wreck Beach, the clothing-optional destination in Pacific Spirit Park. However, it looks like the carefree lifestyle currently enjoyed on Western Canada’s favourite nude beach is about to change.

The RCMP has announced that, beginning this weekend and continuing through to Labour Day, it’s going to maintain a daily presence – to pitch a tent, as it were – on the beach. So what will they be doing down at the remote location, which is located west of UBC and, fittingly, not far from the Museum of Anthropology? Will they be issuing fines to people who sing Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under the Bridge”? Or will they be arresting people like the woman who has (allegedly) been selling “boozie boozie freezies” on the beach for the last few years?

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Vancouver’s nude beach to clean up its act?

Dare to Bare? The Wreck Beach Bare Buns Run is this Sunday

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Probably one of the most picturesque places for a 5K run, Wreck Beach will be hosting the 17th annual Bare Buns Run this Sunday, July 21st.

No shirt, no pants, no problem! This run is a bit different from others because:

a) It’s on a beach
b) Nobody wears any pants!

The Bare Buns Run caters to those who are completely comfortable in their own skin, and celebrates the naturalist way of life. However, there is still a “Shy” option, which may give you a bit of allowance on how much you really dare to bare.

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Dare to Bare? The Wreck Beach Bare Buns Run is this Sunday