Top 5 Places to Watch the Celebration of Light Fireworks in Vancouver

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The Honda Celebration of Light is far and beyond one of the most spectacular events of the summer in Vancouver. Three exciting nights full of music, entertainment and a fireworks show that thousands of spectators flock to see each year.

For 2018, the fireworks will take place on July 28, August 1 and August 4 with teams from South Africa, Sweden, and South Korea competing to light up the night sky with dazzling displays. New this year – the Honda Celebration of Light invited the public to vote on a theme for this year’s fireworks competition. “Love” was selected by an overwhelming majority.

If you’re hoping to find the best seat for the show, there are plenty of options to watch the fireworks from near and afar. Check out the list below for some of the top spots to take in the must-see event of the summer.

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Top 5 Places to Watch the Celebration of Light Fireworks in Vancouver

6 Ways to Get Your Hygge on in Vancouver This Summer

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If you’re reading this, you either know what hygge is, or you’re possibly wondering what it is, and how on Earth to say it. So here you go: hygge is the Danish concept of living well and being cozy, and it’s pronounced ‘hue-guh’. And while cozy tends to be associated with autumn and winter, I’ve got some fantastic summer ways for you to get your hygge on in Vancouver!

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6 Ways to Get Your Hygge on in Vancouver This Summer

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park Releases Official Schedule for 2018

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Shake out your favourite outdoor blanket and start planning what to bring in your picnic basket because one of the most hotly anticipated events of the summer is coming back to Vancouver this July and August!

Every Tuesday night during the summer, free outdoor movies are screened in the picturesque setting of Stanley Park. Thousands of people flock to Ceperly Meadows (near second beach pool) to gather together, munch on some popcorn, and enjoy the experience of watching a classic movie under the stars on a four-story high inflatable screen.

The schedule for the 2018 outdoor movies in Stanley Park has just been released, and it’s full of family-friendly flicks, classic comedies, and more… Check out what’s in store for the 2018 summer season every Tuesday night from July 3rd – August 21st in the list below:

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Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park Releases Official Schedule for 2018

Vancouver Health & Wellness Events to Attend in June 2018

The Everest Obstacle at Tough Mudder Whistler | Image via Google

It might not be the official first day of summer yet, but the season is showing off with its warm temperatures and sunshine. Which means more outdoor activities on offer in my beautiful city! Here is my download of next month’s wellness events (outdoor and indoor) – I can’t wait for you to check them out!

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Vancouver Health & Wellness Events to Attend in June 2018

Super Soaker Sunday: Vancouver’s Largest Water Fight Taking Place in Stanley Park

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It’s a fight to the drenched! Vancouver’s largest water fight will be making its return to Stanley Park this weekend on Sunday, August 13.

Organized by Flashmob Vancouver, the annual water fight has been taking place in Stanley Park for the last 11 years and the popularity continues to grow. Hundreds took part in the water war last year and with the heat wave rocking Vancouver – perhaps hundreds more will participate in 2017!

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Super Soaker Sunday: Vancouver’s Largest Water Fight Taking Place in Stanley Park

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 22, 2017

The first weekend of summer is full of colour, music, and art! The Vancouver International Jazz festival has begun, bringing music to venues across the city, and out in the streets and plazas. The Dragon Boat festival will be rustling the still waters of False Creek and the Kanata Festival will be amplifying indigenous voices downtown.  New shows are opening in the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Museum of Vancouver, and if you prefer a bit more interaction, there are graffiti art workshops at the Museum of Anthropology.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 22, 2017

Your Essential Bucket List for Summer in Vancouver

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The summer in Vancouver seems to fly by with countless beach days, hiking adventures, and camping exploits. However, if you really want to make the most of the three sunniest months in the year this summer in Vancouver, you’ve gotta make yourself a bucket list.

Whether you’re just visiting or having a staycation, a summer bucket list can help motivate you to do a few things outside of your comfort zone – and hopefully have fun doing them!

To help you get started with your bucket list to tackle this summer in Vancouver, we’ve put together a few ideas. Try one, try them all, or use them to start a bucket list of your own… Here’s some ideas on what you can do to make this summer your most interesting one yet:

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Your Essential Bucket List for Summer in Vancouver