20 Places to Enjoy Outdoor Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2021

Christmas lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge

Celebrate the season with thousands of twinkling lights. Check out 20 places to enjoy outdoor Christmas lights around Vancouver in 2021.

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20 Places to Enjoy Outdoor Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2021

4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Mountain top ice skating on a pond at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

Vancouver’s mild winters mean that it doesn’t usually get cold enough to skate on frozen ponds. However, thanks to modern technology, you can still skate outdoors on hand-built rinks. Here are four places to go ice skating outdoors around Vancouver in winter 2021/22.

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4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Take a Self-Guided Clark Drive Brewery Bike Tour

East Van Brewing exterior

Photo: East Van Brewing

East Vancouver has really embraced the craft beer scene, earning it the nickname “Yeast Van.” This 1.8 km-long self-guided brewery tour visits five independent breweries in the Clark Drive and Venables area. Since much of it is on the Adanac bike route, it’s a great tour to do by bike or on foot.

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Take a Self-Guided Clark Drive Brewery Bike Tour

Chinatown Storytelling Centre Celebrates the Powerful Resilience of the Chinese Canadian Journey, Exhibition Opens November 6

The Vancouver Chinatown Foundation’s highly anticipated Chinatown Storytelling Centre (168 E Pender Street), located in the heart of Chinatown, officially opens on Friday, November 5, 2021. This purpose-built space presents the stories of early Chinese immigrants, whose legendary resilience reshaped not only their own lives, but played a critical role in the building of Canada.

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Chinatown Storytelling Centre Celebrates the Powerful Resilience of the Chinese Canadian Journey, Exhibition Opens November 6

Take a Self-Guided Langley Brewery Bike Tour

The tasting rom at Trading Post Brewing

Trading Post Brewing. Photo: Tourism Langley

If you’re into craft beer, don’t miss the cluster of craft breweries in Langley. Use our step-by-step guide to spend an afternoon biking (or driving) between tasting rooms. The 12 kilometre route visits six different breweries in Langley.

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Take a Self-Guided Langley Brewery Bike Tour

Best Vancouver Museums for Nature Lovers

A child looks a insects at the Search: Sara Stern Gallery at Science World

A child looks a insects at the Search: Sara Stern Gallery at Science World. Photo: Science World

Surrounded by mountains and ocean, Vancouver is a nature-focused city. This attitude is reflected in the city’s museums too. Crawl inside a replica beaver lodge at a science museum, marvel at a blue whale skeleton at a natural history museum, or enjoy nature-inspired paintings at an art gallery. Soak up some nature in the heart of the city at these Vancouver area museums.

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Best Vancouver Museums for Nature Lovers

7 Indoor Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Vancouver

A couple enjoys Flyover Canada

Photo: FlyOver Canada

While many Vancouverites like to go hiking in the rain, many choose to stay indoors on wet days. But you can still enjoy outdoorsy activities like rock climbing, wildlife viewing, mushroom picking, and more while staying inside. Here are our picks for the best indoor activities for outdoor lovers in Vancouver.

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7 Indoor Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Vancouver

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