Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

A family visit to Vancouver in the Fall isn’t complete without a colourful photo of your children tossing leaves into the air, grinning from ear to ear as they gaze at the floating foliage that falls to the ground in reds, oranges, greens and yellows. Fortunately, Vancouver is chock-full of photo-perfect spots to capture those special autumn moments. Here are just 5 of the best places to snap Fall photos of your family in and around Vancouver.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

Al Fresco Dining and Bocce in Vancouver!

Flicker: Dion

Flicker: Dion

A recent game of bocce with my boyfriend reminded me why it’s such a lovely way to spend an hour or so in Vancouver’s beautiful outdoors. It’s leisurely, easily learnt by a newbie, and a fun, interactive activity to do together. With August slipping away, don’t hesitate to take advantage of the sun and the summer warmth!

Here are three different ways to enjoy a game of bocce in the city:

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Al Fresco Dining and Bocce in Vancouver!

12 Spots to watch the Celebration of Light in Vancouver

photo: Colin Knowles / Flickr

photo: Colin Knowles / Flickr

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Vancouver is never more alive than it is during the summer, and the yearly-anticipated Celebration of Light plays a big part in bringing some of that lively magic to the city! The fireworks show takes place every July in Vancouver over 3 nights and these are some of the best viewing points to experience the fun whether it’s on your own, with your partner, or in the company of family and friends!

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12 Spots to watch the Celebration of Light in Vancouver

Honda Celebration of Light Launches New Smartphone App for 2016 Festival

2015 Honda Celebration of Light | Photo: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC

2015 Honda Celebration of Light | Photo: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC

Festival Organizers of the 2016 Honda Celebration of Light have launched an all-new smartphone app to coincide with the 26th year to aid festival goers in enjoying the fireworks competition, the SHOREFEST Concert series and the whole day of festivities. Honda Celebration of Light Event Guide is now available for a free download in the iTunes and Android App Stores.

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Honda Celebration of Light Launches New Smartphone App for 2016 Festival

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Competition Brings Out International Colours

Fireworks from balcony

With less than one week remaining until the 26th annual Honda Celebration of Light fireworks competition, festival organizers are encouraging festivalgoers to “wear their colours” in the spirit of competition, supporting their competing countries- The Netherlands, Australia and the United States.

With a line-up of competitors from The Netherlands, Australia and the United States, festival organizers encourage attendees to get in the spirit of the competition and come out wearing team colours, bring flags and to have fun on social media using the hashtag #celeboflight and their country’s flag emoji. Continue reading:
Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Competition Brings Out International Colours

Then and Now – Vancouver Pride from 1973 to Today

Vancouver Pride Parade 2015 2

By Angus Praught

Pride season is upon us, and what is now a full-city of rainbow-coloured events and celebrations, began as a much smaller event over four decades ago. Many agree it all began in 1973, with a picnic and art exhibit in Ceperley Park, near second beach in Stanley Park, as a part of the first national celebrations of Pride Week taking place across Canada in major centres at the time.

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Then and Now – Vancouver Pride from 1973 to Today

21 Spots in Vancouver to Snap That Show-Off Instagram Pic

Vancouver Lookout | photo: @kat_m_palumb

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Instagram has become the world’s best digital photo album where you get to show off your wicked photography skills (or ability to use a filter from an app). Thankfully, Vancouver is one of those cities that doesn’t take much to make it look good with it’s beautiful natural colors, mountains tops and hipster brick and modern style. These are the best spots to get a solid show-off pic for your IG account.

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21 Spots in Vancouver to Snap That Show-Off Instagram Pic