6 Ways to Beat the Heat in Vancouver

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“Summer, summer, summertime–time to sit back and unwind.” and keep cool in the sizzling temperatures! Though the Pacific Northwest is a rainforest, Mother Nature turns up the heat at this time of year. And while it’s nice to feel the sun on my face, I won’t say no to a refreshing beverage or a nice beachfront breeze. These are some of my favourite ways to beat the heat in Vancouver.

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6 Ways to Beat the Heat in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Kid-Friendly Patios For Sun-Loving Parents

Tap & Barrel, Olympic Village | Photo: Bianca Bujan

There’s no better way to welcome the warmer weather than to spend an afternoon on a sun-drenched patio, sipping on ice cold drinks and taking in the colourful scenery while chatting with friends.

While many of Vancouver’s patios may be more suited for an adult audience, there are plenty of picture-perfect spots that welcome families too. Here are just 5 of the best kid-friendly patios that can be found in and around the city.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Kid-Friendly Patios For Sun-Loving Parents

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Patio Time on Robson Street

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

Summer time is synonymous with patio time #onRobson. The longer, warmer days mean more time spent outdoors and patio hopping – day or night – is among our fave summer activities. Extended lunch hours and dedicated happy hours are totally acceptable in summer, right?

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Patio Time on Robson Street