10 unique things to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

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It’s the holiday that people love to hate, or maybe love to love? Either way, Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and if you have a significant other in your life, most likely you’ll have to think of something romantic – even if it’s just chowing down on some heart shaped pizza.

So, if you’re on the hunt for something unique to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver, worry no more. Below is a list of 10 things to have yourself a night that will be unforgettable!

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10 unique things to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’

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Image from the Vancouver Police Museum

If you’re running out of ideas for date night, the Vancouver Morgue has got you covered… On Tuesday, September 11, the infamous ‘Movies in the Morgue‘ event kicks off for a new season.

If the title didn’t already make it clear, ‘Movies in the Morgue’ is just that – screenings of thrilling, creepy, and dramatic movies in the Vancouver Police Museum every second Tuesday of the month.

Starting up again on September 11, you’re invited to watch The Blues Brothers, and don’t forget to bring a blanket or two so that you can cosy up in the old City morgue.

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Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’

White Spot’s ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ Available for One Day Only on August 15

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Image from White Spot Restaurants | Facebook.com

Ahoy mateys! If you’re always looking for ways to feel like a kid again – you’re in luck! White Spot Restaurant is bringing back its special edition ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, giving the young-at-heart a chance to feel like a kid again – all while helping a worthy cause.

For those unaware, the Pirate Pak is a classic children’s order from White Spot and features a hamburger (or other dinner item) placed in a fancy cardboard pirate ship. Sounds silly? You’ve obviously never enjoyed the thrill of finding pirate treasure (i.e. a gold chocolate coin) in the hull of a cardboard ship!

White Spot will celebrate its fifth annual Pirate Pak Day by donating $2 from each kids and adult Pirate Pak sold on Wednesday, August 15 to Zajac Ranch for Children. Zajac Ranch is an established B.C. charity that gives children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses and chronic disabilities an unforgettable summer camp experience.

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White Spot’s ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ Available for One Day Only on August 15

Dinner in the Sky Returns for 3 Months this Summer in Vancouver

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Image sourced from Dinner in the Sky Finland Facebook page.

Last year’s extremely successful “Dinner in the Sky” event introduced Vancouver to an incredible new dining experience – 100 feet in the sky! The one-of-a-kind suspended restaurant sold out for the entire month of July and delighted diners with gourmet food, cocktails, wine, and stunning 360-degree views.

For 2018, the unique dining experience has been taken over by WESTCOAST Sightseeing, which plans to hold “Dinner in the Sky” for three months this summer. If you missed your chance to dine in the sky last year, there are plenty of opportunities to try it in 2018!

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Dinner in the Sky Returns for 3 Months this Summer in Vancouver

The 2017 Vancouver Zombiewalk Brings Your Nightmares to Life this Weekend

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Feeling hungry for some braiiiiiins this weekend? You’ll be in good company when the 2017 Vancouver Zombiewalk shuffles its way through the city on Saturday, August 26.

This “parade” of the living dead is one of the largest flashmobs in Vancouver and has been happening since 2005. Each year, the mob grows larger and participants of all ages join with creative costumes and lots of fake blood.

The 2017 Vancouver Zombiewalk will be assembling at 12:30 pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery (South Side), with the walk officially beginning at 4:00pm.

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The 2017 Vancouver Zombiewalk Brings Your Nightmares to Life this Weekend

Tour de Butt 2017: Naked Bike Ride Returns to Vancouver July 22

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There’s nothing quite as nice as enjoying the breeze on your cheeks as you ride through the streets of Vancouver… Which set of cheeks is up to you! This weekend, you may be seeing a whole lot of butt-cheeks if you’re in the Downtown core on Saturday, July 22. The World Naked Bike Ride is rolling through Vancouver this weekend with a crowd that’s stripped down to their skivvies in support of human-powered transportation, safe streets, and body positivity.

If you’ve got guts, the ride is open for anyone to join, with a dress code of as bare as you dare. Even if you’re more comfortable in just wearing a bathing suit, you’re free to join the festivities.

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Tour de Butt 2017: Naked Bike Ride Returns to Vancouver July 22

633 More Steps to Go… The 2017 Urban Grind Comes Back to the Vancouver Lookout

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Image courtesy of Anthony Maw | Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

During the winter season it can be hard to stay in shape when your couch looks so inviting and your sweatpants feel so comfortable. It’s dark, cold, there’s snow on the trails… Millions of excuses not to get out and get in shape! However, the Vancouver Lookout at the Harbour Centre is bringing back a fun excuse to exercise starting in March with their Urban Grind series.

Similar to the infamous Grouse Grind, this Urban Grind features steps – lots and lots of steps! Actually 633 steps in total, to be exact. For this grind, you’ll be tackling 28 flights of stairs, but it’s worth it for what’s waiting at the top!

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633 More Steps to Go… The 2017 Urban Grind Comes Back to the Vancouver Lookout