Win a Stay in Vancouver and see the Chinese Lantern Festival

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival is a celebration of colour that will turn over fourteen acres into an illuminated wonderland in early 2019. Chinese arts and culture thrives here, with performances, live traditional music, activities for children, and a selection of both traditional and modern food for everyone. Plan ahead for the Chinese New Year coming up in February, and enter to win a family pack of tickets, plus a stay in Vancouver.

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Win a Stay in Vancouver and see the Chinese Lantern Festival

German-Style Vancouver Christmas Market Returns to Downtown, Nov. 21 – Dec. 24

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The Vancouver Christmas Market transforms Jack Poole Plaza into a holiday wonderland.

Looking for something more festive than a mall Santa and a red Starbucks cup? The hotly-anticipated Vancouver Christmas Market is returning to Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver from November 21 – December 24th.

This authentic, European-inspired Christmas market is romantic, aromatic, and full of good food, drinks, and crafts. Based on the centuries-old tradition of Christkindlmarkts in Germany, the Vancouver Christmas Market brings an authentic pop-up village to the Jack Poole Plaza for the holiday season.

For 2018, the festive, family-favourite is back with more than 80 artisan huts full of sweets, treats, and treasures to enjoy – all with a glass of Glühwein (mulled wine) in hand!

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German-Style Vancouver Christmas Market Returns to Downtown, Nov. 21 – Dec. 24

Filming in Vancouver: New TV series The Murders and Magic Hour, fantasy-romance feature Undying

Vancouver star Jessica Lucas is in the lead role of the new TV series The Murders.

In this week’s roundup of what’s happening the local screen scene, there are two new TV series underway and they’re both about homicide investigations.

But that’s where the similarities end.

One revolves around a detective who is seeking to redeem herself while the other is about a young girl and aspiring journalist who takes matters into her own hands and finds herself taking on a murder case.

Intrigued? Well, here’s a quick look at what’s going on around town—as well as elsewhere in B.C.

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Filming in Vancouver: New TV series The Murders and Magic Hour, fantasy-romance feature Undying

Vancouver’s Best Vintage Clothing Stores

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I don’t know about you, but shopping is one of my favourite pastimes! There’s nothing like strolling Vancouver in search of the best vintage finds to relax and unwind. Rather than sporting similar looks from the high-street as everyone else, vintage stores open the doors to unique styles. So, if you’re new to Vancouver or returning, keep on reading to find out where to get your hands on effortlessly cool vintage pieces.

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Vancouver’s Best Vintage Clothing Stores

Why Vancouver is the perfect destination for a solo female traveller

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There are endless reasons why Vancouver is the perfect destination for all kinds of travellers. Need I mention the majestic mountains or the irresistible cuisine? Solo female travellers, you should move Vancouver to the top of your list! Here’s why…

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Why Vancouver is the perfect destination for a solo female traveller

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

From appreciating the sacrifices of Canadians to celebrating the life we have here, there is plenty of time for rejoicing, laughing, dancing, dining, as well as the quiet contemplation of Remembrance Day this long weekend.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Stars of NBC’s World of Dance in Vancouver

World of Dance Live brings Utah champs Charity and Andres to the Centre in Vancouver.

All right all you dance maniacs, Vancouver has something for just about everyone this month—Chotto Desh for the kids (and adults), the stars of a primetime TV dance competition for the home viewers, and a more challenging piece from a Montreal choreographer for the hardcore dance-ophiles. Find out more below.

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Stars of NBC’s World of Dance in Vancouver