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

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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

Your July Guide to Health and Wellness Events in Vancouver

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Summer is here and the time is right… for getting outside in Vancouver! Check out these wellness related events happening for the month of July. (And remember to slather on that sunscreen!)

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Your July Guide to Health and Wellness Events in Vancouver

Things to Do on Canada 150 Weekend in Vancouver

Everywhere you turn, expect a patchwork of red and white adornments, outfits, and decorations! On the traditional homelands of the Musqueam, Tseil-Watuth and Squamish First Nations, immigrants from all over the world now call Vancouver, Canada their home and are proud to be a part of it. This weekend, join in a number of celebrations – from the last day of The Drum is Calling Festival on Friday, through to Canada Day fireworks, barbecues, art shows, comedy, food, and a parade.

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Things to Do on Canada 150 Weekend in Vancouver

Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet is calling all yogis to join them to say namast-eh as part of their Canada Day celebrations. On July 1st, 500 yogis dressed in white will return to participate in Canada’s 150th birthday in true Vancouver fashion at the centre. This event is open to anyone wishing to downward-dog and say “Namast-eh?” for Canada. The iconic Lolë White Tour has taken place at major world sites and landmarks including the Eiffel Tour and Central Park.

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Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Very Canadian Ways To Celebrate Canada Day

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Canada’s 149th birthday is just around the corner, and with hundreds of local events and activities scheduled to celebrate the occasion, choosing where to don your red-and-whites can be a challenge.

Whether you’re looking to celebrate with a crowd, or enjoy some quiet festivities with your family, these 5 “very Canadian” ways to celebrate the nation’s birthday are sure to get you buzzing about the True North, and all that Canada has to offer.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Very Canadian Ways To Celebrate Canada Day

Celebrate Canada Day at the Vancouver Convention Centre!

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Do you want to be part of the biggest Canada Day celebration in the city, Canada Day at Canada Place? Then bring the whole family down to the Vancouver Convention Centre where they open their doors once a year to the public for their Annual Canada Day Open House! Explore one of Vancouver’s most prized establishments and the world’s first LEED® Platinum-Certified convention centre. It has been host to some of the most renowned and inspiring events in the world. Now they are opening their doors to you, where you can learn about the facility’s many “unconventional” features including its marine habitat and six-acre living roof and participate in a variety of family-fun activities.

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Celebrate Canada Day at the Vancouver Convention Centre!

Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place, July 1st (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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This award winning event, presented by the Port of Vancouver, is the largest Canada Day celebration outside our nation’s capital, Ottawa. Canada Day at Canada Place has been Vancouver’s premier event for 29 years, bringing communities together to share our special bond of living in one of the greatest country’s in the world and celebrating our freedom, values and diversity. Continue reading:
Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place, July 1st (Free Ticket Giveaway!)