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’s Kickstand and Our Community Bikes Make Cycling Accessible to All

Kickstand; Photo: Caleighkats

Vancouver is an incredibly bike-friendly city, with a comprehensive network of bike lanes, a bike sharing system, and a supportive community committed to cycling. Nonetheless, even though cycling is a more affordable mode of transportation compared to driving, there are still many barriers. Fortunately, Vancouver organizations are making biking even more inclusive and accessible to everyone in the city.

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Vancouver’s Kickstand and Our Community Bikes Make Cycling Accessible to All

Where to Find Vancouver Area Wading Pools For Families

A duck floats in a wading pool

Photo: Edgard Motta/Pexels

Splashing around in the water is a great way for kids to cool off. The Vancouver area has tons of community wading pools where your littles can wade and play.

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Where to Find Vancouver Area Wading Pools For Families

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

Vancouver’s 2022 Pride Week and Pride Parade Celebrate Inclusive Community

Photo: Lung Liu

Over the course of more than forty years, Vancouver’s Pride Parade has seen considerable and exciting evolution. This year’s Pride Parade takes place July 31, with a diverse line-up of Pride Week events that run from July 21 to August 1.

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Vancouver’s 2022 Pride Week and Pride Parade Celebrate Inclusive Community

Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 2022 Lineup Including 11-Days of Block Parties and Over 30 New Murals

Vancouver Mural Festival returns August 4-14, 2022 with a spectacular 11-day celebration featuring daily block parties, mural tours and over 30 new murals across the city. Continue reading:
Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 2022 Lineup Including 11-Days of Block Parties and Over 30 New Murals

Hop aboard, it’s time to Ride and Shine!

Enjoying a car-free summer just got even better with Translink. Show your Compass card at some of Vancouver’s favourite attractions, and your route will now include discounts, deals, and special offers. Whether you’re out for a day trip or an evening with family, you’re sure to find something to kick off your next adventure. Here are just a few of the summer spots we’ve partnered with to make the most of the sun! Continue reading:
Hop aboard, it’s time to Ride and Shine!