Spring Shopping in Vancouver: Diverse, Local, and Sustainable

Photo: Park Royal

Spring brings with it the promise of new beginnings due to the warmer weather and the blooming of flowers in the city. Also, if you’re in the mood for a wardrobe refresh, Vancouver has a wide variety of shopping experiences, from extensive shopping centres to local boutiques specializing in sustainable artisanal products.

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Spring Shopping in Vancouver: Diverse, Local, and Sustainable

Stanley Park Visitor Guide

Totem poles in Stanley Park

Nine totem poles stand tall in Stanley Park (Tourism Vancouver/Kazutoish Yoshimura).

In a city surrounded by nature, Stanley Park adds even more greenspace to the heart of Vancouver. Locals and visitors alike love strolling the seawall, exploring the forest, learning about plants, animals, and Indigenous culture, and so much more.

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Stanley Park Visitor Guide

Spend the Day at These Spring Family Events

Photo: Tilly Nelson/VICF

Prepare to spend some quality time at one of Vancouver’s many upcoming big family events this spring. As the school year gets closer to the end, with summer break on the horizon, there are a handful of stimulating activities, festivals, and exhibitions aimed at entertaining both kids and adults coming soon for families to gather for a whole day of fun together.

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Spend the Day at These Spring Family Events

How to Go Whale Watching in Vancouver

A breeching Bigg's killer whale near Vancouver

A Bigg’s killer whale breaches. Photo: Ashley Keegan/Wild Whales Vancouver

With hundreds of whales migrating through its waters, Vancouver is one of the best places to go whale watching.

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How to Go Whale Watching in Vancouver

How to Celebrate Earth Day 2024 in Vancouver

Two people e-biking on the Coal Harbour Seawall in Vancouver

Cycling in Coal Harbour. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Vancouver is consistently rated one of the greenest cities in the world, so it should be no surprise that our city loves to celebrate Earth Day each April. From museum exhibits to shoreline clean-ups to street festivals and more, here’s what to do on Earth Day 2024.

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How to Celebrate Earth Day 2024 in Vancouver

Innovative and Entertaining Dance Shows in Vancouver This Spring

Eunoia at the Firehall Arts Centre; Photo: Jeremy Mimnagh

With its vibrant arts and culture scene, Vancouver hosts a wide variety of different dance performances, ranging from classical ballet to expressive modern dance. This spring has a diverse line-up of dance performances, rich in talent, narrative, and intricate choreography.

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Innovative and Entertaining Dance Shows in Vancouver This Spring

6 Car-Free Spring Day Trips From Vancouver

Viewing platform on the Panorama Trail at the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, BC

Panorama Trail at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Photo Credit: Tara O’Grady

No car? No problem. It’s easy to explore the forests, mountains, beaches, and islands outside Vancouver on a car-free day trip thanks to public transit, shuttle buses, and ferries.

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6 Car-Free Spring Day Trips From Vancouver