Musicians from Across Canada to Rock for the Ocean with Free Live Music at Jack Poole Plaza, Feb 3-4

A free two-day, all-ages festival celebrating the ocean featuring Alan Doyle, The Beaches, Steven Page, Shad, Delhi 2 Dublin, Ruby Waters, The Boom Booms with Ta’Kaiya Blaney, Yves Lambert Quartet, the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, Chinook SongCatchers and more is coming to Jack Poole Plaza February 3-4. Continue reading:
Musicians from Across Canada to Rock for the Ocean with Free Live Music at Jack Poole Plaza, Feb 3-4

Geek Out All Family Day Weekend Long at Fan Expo Vancouver

Photo: Rick Chung/YVArcade

Fandom takes centre stage over the upcoming Family Day long weekend when Fan Expo Vancouver (FXV) returns to welcome thousands of pop culture junkies to the Vancouver Convention Centre for the city’s very own comic-con from February 18 – 20.
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Geek Out All Family Day Weekend Long at Fan Expo Vancouver

Love Lights is back at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park from February 3 to 26, 2023

From February 3 – 26, take your date night to the next level and bring your sweetheart to Love Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk’s Arc de Lumina, and Park will all feature Valentine’s themed lighting experiences and activities that will dazzle and amaze romantics of all ages! Continue reading:
Love Lights is back at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park from February 3 to 26, 2023

Diverse Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver

Photo: Metropolis at Metrotown Year of the Rabbit Celebrations

The Lunar New Year begins January 22, 2023, ushering in renewed prosperity, abundance, and connectivity. The Chinese zodiac names 2023 as the Year of the Rabbit, which is characterized as being hopeful and gentle, yet nimble.

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Diverse Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver

10 Family-Friendly Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

Taking a ski lesson on Grouse Mountain

Family ski lessons on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Grouse Mountain

Take your family on an outdoor adventure this winter. Keep your kids entertained with fun activities like sledding, hiking, skiing, eagle-watching and more. Here are our picks for the best family-friendly things to do in Vancouver this winter.

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10 Family-Friendly Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

Accessibility at Vancouver Holiday Attractions

Photo: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

As a time of togetherness and celebration, the holidays should be accessible to everyone who wishes to participate in its events and activities. In Vancouver, popular holiday attractions are working hard to further accessibility and inclusion.

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Accessibility at Vancouver Holiday Attractions

Christmas for free in Metro Vancouver

Bright Nights.jpg: Bright Nights is also back, although without the train this year. PHOTO CREDIT: John Lee.

There’s no need to max out your credit cards when you’re planning your festive activities in and around the city this year. Over at the Vancouver Christmas Guide, their natural approach is to hunt down free, low-cost or by-donation things to do during the holidays­­––feel free to visit them online for a full rundown of recommendations.

Ready to dive into the 2022 Christmas season? Close your wallet and check out some of our thrift-hugging suggestions below. And don’t forget to peruse the giveaways section of the Vancouver Christmas Guide for a chance to win lots of gratis tickets and more.

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Christmas for free in Metro Vancouver