Share Joy and Sparkle at the VanDusen Festival of Lights

VanDusen festival of lights

Are you ready to jump into the holiday season? Mark your calendars to share the joy and wonder of the VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights sparkling around VanDusen Botanical Garden from November 30 to January 5.

A beloved holiday season event for Vancouverites, the Festival of Lights is back for another year of holiday cheer. I’ve been attending since I was a child, and it’s 100% my favourite holiday season tradition. Here’s what to expect for 2019!

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Share Joy and Sparkle at the VanDusen Festival of Lights

Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium: Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids

With plenty of spook-tacular creatures (like sharks, spiders, snakes, bats and jellyfish), the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is the perfect place to kick-start your Halloween celebrations. Continue reading:
Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium: Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids

6th Annual Lumière Vancouver Festival to Launch with a New Installation

Lumière, the annual family-friendly event, brings 25+ artistic light installations to downtown Vancouver and the West End, November 1 – 3. Continue reading:
6th Annual Lumière Vancouver Festival to Launch with a New Installation

Get your autumn glow on at VanDusen Glow in the Garden October 17-27

Photo: VanDusen Botanical Garden

Tickets are now on sale for VanDusen Glow in the Garden! Due to popular demand, event organizers have expanded the walk and created three time slots to allow more visitors to experience this unique event.

Taking place October 17-27 this year, this is the perfect date night or family outing. This is a sell-out event every year, so be sure to get your tickets today!

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Get your autumn glow on at VanDusen Glow in the Garden October 17-27

The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Two otters floating in water on their backs, holding hands, one is asleep

Photo courtesy of Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium is about to give us the warm and fuzzies just in time for fall. From September 21 – 29, Vancouver Aquarium will celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week with a special otter themed program.

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The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Could this be the most wholesome event of the year in Vancouver?

canine library vancouver 2019

Are you ready for an afternoon of cuteness in the name of literacy? The Vancouver Public Library is hosting a “Canine Library” this Saturday, September 14th from 1 to 3 pm.

The free event will allow participants to “check out” a dog and read the dog their favourite poem during a 15-minute session – leaving plenty of time for some belly rubs and back scratches as well.

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Could this be the most wholesome event of the year in Vancouver?