Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates Canada Day with Family-Friendly Open House

Brew with a view by the Digital Orca. Photo credit: Vancouver Convention Centre

You’re invited! The Vancouver Convention Centre is once again hosting its community Open House on Canada’s birthday, July 1, 2019. This year, the event will be held in the West building’s massive exhibition levels, and feature lots of family-friendly activities.

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Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates Canada Day with Family-Friendly Open House

[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs, PLUS entry to Science World

superpower dogs posterThe new OMNIMAX film Superpower Dogs will be launching at Science World on Saturday, June 29th.

About the film

Superpower Dogs takes you on an incredible adventure, as we experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, narrated by Chris Evans, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives, and discover the powerful bond that they share with their human partners. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Science World is offering only lucky winner 4 entry passes to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs. The passes also will provide entry to Science World following the event, enabling time to be spent in the rest of the galleries and at their feature exhibition, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature. To enter, submit a comment below. 

We will select a random winner on Friday, June 21st and notify them by email.

[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to BOOM! A live-action experience at the Britannia Mine Museum

The Britannia Mine Museum introduces BOOM! an immersive live-action experience inside Mill no.3, that engages audiences to the story, sights, and sounds behind this architectural marvel. The experience involves multiple screens, over thirty speakers, physical and special effects–bringing all 20-storeys of the historic Mill rumbling back to life.

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[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to BOOM! A live-action experience at the Britannia Mine Museum

Award-winning Matilda the Musical comes to Vancouver

The cast, Royal MTC, Winnipeg. Set and costume design by Cory Sincennes and lighting design by Gerald King. Photo by Dylan Hewlett

Matilda the Musical is coming to Vancouver.

Based on the book by Roald Dahl (James and the Giant Peach), the production is a joint effort from Winnipeg’s Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre. It will be at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage from May 16 to July 14. Find out what makes the show special below.

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Award-winning Matilda the Musical comes to Vancouver

Opening in May: 13 Fun Ways to Explore and Stay Fit on Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain

Photo: Grouse Mountain

While Grouse Mountain is most commonly associated with it’s excellent skiing conditions, the Skyride, and the incredibly popular and challenging Grouse Grind, when you get to the top of the mountain, you realize there’s even more to see and do! Having such an epic outdoor playground so close to Vancouver is such a treat for staying fit and well, and there are several attractions you need to check out this month — all perfect for an outdoorsy family day out or an epic date!

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Opening in May: 13 Fun Ways to Explore and Stay Fit on Grouse Mountain

Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Science World’s iconic geodesic dome opened its doors on May 6, 1989, dazzling visitors with dozens of hands-on exhibits and the largest OMNIMAX screen in the world. Now, 30 years later, Science World is celebrating its birthday with several public events, including an ambitious attempt by staff to complete 30 science experiments in five minutes (!).

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Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Harvestland hits the PNE this October.

Harvest Haus, Vancouver’s flagship Oktoberfest party, has joined forces with the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) to present Harvestland – the biggest harvest celebration in Canada.

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Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall