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

Brew with a view by the Digital Orca. Photo credit: Vancouver Convention Centre

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

Discount tickets still available for the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Thinking about going to the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival? There’s no better time to make plans than right now.

Discounts for the International Festival Tasting, the Delta Air Lines Tasting Lounge and the Gold Pass are available until Dec. 15, or while supplies last. For more details on these events, see below. Tickets for other events, including dinners and seminars, go on sale Jan. 10. Hotel packages, which include a ticket to the International Tasting, go on sale in early January.

Here’s a brief look the festival, which takes place Feb. 24-March 4.

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Discount tickets still available for the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Kick Off a Full Day of Rugby in Vancouver With a VIP Lunch (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Canada is set to host their second ever Senior Men’s Fifteens match at BC Place, on Friday, November 3rd when they take on the Maori All Blacks, presented by AIG.

Kick off a full day of rugby with a Rugby Long Lunch! Join over 250 rugby fans in this exclusive one-of-a-kind event at the Shark Club hosted by Canada’s Sports & World Rugby Hall of Famer Gareth Rees with guest speaker, the Legendary Former New Zealand All Blacks Captain Wayne ‘Buck’ Shelford.

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Kick Off a Full Day of Rugby in Vancouver With a VIP Lunch (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Vancouver Aquarium’s Eleventh Annual Toast To The Coast Is A Truly Stellar Occasion

Photo: Pacific Canada Gallery | Vision Photography

Ocean lovers, movers, shakers, and bons vivants will be equally enchanted by the finned, furred, and whiskered guests of honour at Toast to the Coast, the 11th annual fundraising gala that supports Ocean Wise® and Vancouver Aquarium, presented by CIBC.

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Vancouver Aquarium’s Eleventh Annual Toast To The Coast Is A Truly Stellar Occasion

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

Cafe Crepe

The Nutella Banana Crepe at Cafe Crepe

The following article was submitted by the Robson Street Business Improvement Association.

When you think of Robson Street, we’re sure that you think of endless shopping! But, did you know that Robson Street is a go-to destination for Vancouver foodies?

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

The Vancouver Christmas Market Relocates to Jack Poole Plaza This November

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A treasured holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market announced today that it will be moving from its original site at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza to its new, expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron). Running November 26 – December 30, 2016, the city’s signature yuletide celebration will expand its revelry with more than 50,000 square feet of space and over 70 huts in which to savour the abundance of authentic German flavours.

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The Vancouver Christmas Market Relocates to Jack Poole Plaza This November

Explore Vancouver’s Yaletown: A Neighbourhood Tour

Yaletown Featured Image About Vancouver

photo: About Vancouver

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.

By far, Yaletown is one of Vancouver’s trendiest neighborhoods – a district that’s filled with great restaurants and bars, shopping and entertainment, and gorgeous views. Here’s our list of our favourite attractions.

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Explore Vancouver’s Yaletown: A Neighbourhood Tour