Find Your Centre in Vancouver

Cyclists on the Stanley Park Seawall in Vancouver

Cyclists and walkers on the Stanley Park Seawall. Photo: Destination BC/Heath Moffatt

It’s easy to experience British Columbia’s natural beauty without leaving Vancouver. Relax and rejuvenate with a visit to one of the city’s gardens and parks. They provide the perfect escape from the urban hustle and bustle. #thisisvancouver

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Find Your Centre in Vancouver

Family Days at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is pleased to announce a new series of workshops throughout the summer in partnership with some local businesses and entrepreneurs.

These fun, engaging and hands-on activities will be taking place every Sunday before the Garden opens to the public, from 9:30am to 10:30am.

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Family Days at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

22 Gardens to Visit This Spring in Vancouver

Entrance to Bear Creek Gardens in Surrey near Vancouver, BC

Bear Creek Gardens. Photo: Scarlet Black/Surrey.ca

Spring has officially sprung in Vancouver. There are over two dozen beautiful gardens around the Vancouver area where you can enjoy gorgeous spring flowers. Explore rose gardens, Asian gardens, botanical gardens, walled gardens, and lots more.

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22 Gardens to Visit This Spring in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival

Sourced from Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden; Photo Credit: William Luk

The shifting period from summer into more tranquil autumn is a gorgeous time in Vancouver, with the gradually changing leaves and weather.

The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated by many East Asian cultures through coming together in thanks and harmony. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, located in Vancouver’s Chinatown, is holding a very special evening in honour of this festival.

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Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Chinatown

Chinatown’s Millennium Gate greets visitors to the neighbourhood.

History and culture saturate bustling Chinatown, which has evolved over the years into one of Vancouver’s hippest ‘hoods. Situated on the eastern side of downtown Vancouver, the colourful district – representing North America’s third largest Chinatown – is packed with apothecary stores, piled-high fresh produce stands and quirky one-off shops.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Chinatown

Dragon in the Garden: Vikram Vij dishes up support for Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

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Do you love Chinese classical gardens and lion dances or crave a Rajasthani style spicy goat served up to the pulsing sounds of Bhangra? If you answered yes, then Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden’s fundraiser ‘Dragon in the Garden’ September 13 is the place to satisfy your cross-cultural yearnings.

From 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on September 13, aromas of dishes usually prepared at world-renowned restaurants Vij’s and Rangoli will waft through the air at the intersection of Carrall and East Pender Street.

Fans of Vij’s and the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden will gather for an evening of cultural performance and food during Dragon in the Garden.  Continue reading:
Dragon in the Garden: Vikram Vij dishes up support for Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden