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!

Fleurs de Villes PRIDE Launches in Vancouver with 15 Fresh Floral Installations in Yaletown and the West End

From July 27 to August 1, Yaletown and the West End will bloom with flower-bombed benches, rainbows, swings and selfie-frames in conjunction with the Vancouver Pride Festival. Fleurs de Villes’ famous floral mannequins will pay homage to Canada’s most famous drag artists, such as Jimbo, for this joyous week of celebration culminating with the Pride Parade on July 31. Continue reading:
Fleurs de Villes PRIDE Launches in Vancouver with 15 Fresh Floral Installations in Yaletown and the West End

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