Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
How many events and festivals can you fit in this Friday through Sunday? Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

102 Grey Cup Festival Vancouver

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It may be 132 days away, but preparation is already gearing up for the highly-anticipated 102nd Grey Cup Festival coming back to Vancouver this November. The grey cup features the best two teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL) facing off against each other to get a chance at winning the coveted grey cup.

While its still a ways away, it’s worth getting excited for the 102nd Grey Cup. As B.C. Premier Christy Clark put it, it’s not just a football game, “but a week-long festival of Canadian football and culture”.

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102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the 2011 Grey Cup in Vancouver

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Vancouver is only two weeks away from hosting the CFL’s 2011 Grey Cup on Sunday, Nov. 27.  More than 400,000 people are expected to pour into the city for a weekend of football, tailgating and parties.  And with the hometown Lions in the running for the Cup, it promises to be a wild weekend.  Here are five ways to get into the action:

1) Telus StreetFest:  During Grey Cup weekend, head down to the free street party at Beatty and Robson Streets.  At the main stage, there will be continuous live music with bands taking the stage from 3 p.m.-9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. on Sunday. Headliners include The Dudes, Hey Ocean and Said the Whale.  Beatty and Robson Streets.  Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Nov. 27.

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the 2011 Grey Cup in Vancouver

Grey Cup 2011 Party Coming to Vancouver

Vancouver is only a month away from hosting the 2011 Grey Cup. The CFL championship game, which is on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the revamped BC Place stadium, is expected at attract up to 400,000 people to the city for a weekend of football and festivities.

Now, if you’re hoping to see the game in person, I’ve got some bad news. The 52,511 tickets to the game, priced from $156-$436, have sold out. But the good news is that there are several free and ticketed events planned for the remainder of the weekend. In fact, you might even get 2010 Olympic flashbacks.

Here’s a glimpse at what’s in store:

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Grey Cup 2011 Party Coming to Vancouver