Scuba Claus Coming Back to Town!

Image: Vancouver Aquarium

During a year when many holiday traditions have had to be suspended, the Vancouver Aquarium is bringing back their most festive event – in a new, virtual format.

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Scuba Claus Coming Back to Town!

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

Family time at the Vancouver Aquarium is Back!

With months of quarantine behind us, families are looking forward to exploring the world, albeit more cautiously, and enjoying the activities kids love. On Friday, June 26. Every ticket purchased will help provide a future of the not-for-profit Vancouver Aquarium, which continues to face bankruptcy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and three-month closure.

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Family time at the Vancouver Aquarium is Back!

Whitecaps FC Rally Vancouver to Help Save the Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Vancouver Aquarium have joined forces to sell high-performance athletic face masks, with all net proceeds to benefit the aquarium during this critical period of need for the beloved civic landmark. As part of this partnership, more than 25 ‘Caps staff members are volunteering in the rescue effort, providing hundreds of labour hours in vital outreach efforts to Vancouver Aquarium members, donors, and supporters.

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Whitecaps FC Rally Vancouver to Help Save the Vancouver Aquarium

The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Two otters floating in water on their backs, holding hands, one is asleep

Photo courtesy of Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium is about to give us the warm and fuzzies just in time for fall. From September 21 – 29, Vancouver Aquarium will celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week with a special otter themed program.

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The Most Adorable Week of the Year: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Welcome to the tranquil West End. (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Tucked up against Vancouver’s downtown core, the West End is a gateway to Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Street and Robson Street. The district is also home to the city’s gay community, centred around Davie Village; as well as character-filled heritage homes, high-rise apartments and plenty of green spaces. Parks and beaches are the main attractions here, though the sheer variety of multicultural cuisine, and excellent people-watching, come in close behind.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver

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Easter is a few short weeks away, and that means it’s time to stockpile pastel-coloured jellybeans, load up on chocolate eggs, fashion yourself a fancy bonnet – and, of course, find an Easter Egg Hunt that will tickle the entire family. We’ve done the hunting for you, so scroll through our five picks below and prepare to show the Easter Bunny who’s boss!

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Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver