Things to Do in Vancouver the Labour Day Long Weekend

PNE; Evanessence Photography

Labour Day, which takes place the first Monday in September (September 5, 2022), has been a Canadian statutory holiday since 1894. Not only did it originally commemorate workers’ causes but in more recent times, it represents a big summer hurrah before the return to school and work. In Vancouver, there are so many different ways to take advantage of the upcoming long weekend.

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Things to Do in Vancouver the Labour Day Long Weekend

Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Mural by Debra Sparrow; Photo: Pachamama Film

When Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) launched in 2016, it had an ambitious dream to reimagine the city landscape. Six years later, it continues to transform Vancouver, one mural at a time.

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Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Fun Fests and Events During the BC Day Long Weekend

Celebration of Light Fireworks in English Bay; Destination Vancouver/Vision Event Photography Inc.

Summer is slipping away, so waste no time in taking advantage of the sunny days in Vancouver. BC Day (August 1, 2022) long weekend approaches—with so many lively festivities happening, your schedule will be jam-packed.

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Fun Fests and Events During the BC Day Long Weekend

How to Stay Cool During the Summer Heat in Vancouver

Photo: Swimming at Kits Pool in Vancouver, BC with West Vancouver in the background; Destination Vancouver/Grant Harder

While it can be amazing to bask in the warm weather in Vancouver, sometimes it is refreshing and necessary to find ways to cool down.

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How to Stay Cool During the Summer Heat in Vancouver

Vancouver TUTS’ We Will Rock You and Something Rotten! Champion Diversity

TUTS’ We Will Rock You; Photo: Emily Cooper

When Saccha Dennis, director of Theatre Under the Stars’ upcoming production of We Will Rock You, played Alice in an elementary school production of Alice in Wonderland, an audience member in the front row looking at her curiously. As a Black actor, director, and educator, she’s spent her whole life negotiating and defying expectations of what theatre should look like.

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Vancouver TUTS’ We Will Rock You and Something Rotten! Champion Diversity

Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Photo: Richmond Night Market

This summer promises to be an amazing one in Vancouver, with popular events returning and new ones in the works. Going to a market promises so much fun: happy people milling about, artisan goods to browse, and great food and drink to enjoy.

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Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Things to Do in Vancouver on Canada Day 2022

The Canadian Trail at Canada Place; Photo: Canada Place Corporation and Port of Vancouver

Canada’s 155th birthday is fast approaching. On July 1, 2022, there will be plenty of festivities—and it’s a long weekend, so all the more reason to take advantage of the diverse events and activities on offer this Canada Day in Vancouver.

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Things to Do in Vancouver on Canada Day 2022