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History of Vancouver Robson Square

A History of Vancouver’s Robson Square Robson Square is a civic landmark and public plaza, located in Downtown Vancouver. Besides a cultural focal point for public art and ice skating rink, it is the site of the Provincial Law Courts, UBC Robson Square, government office buildings, and public space connecting to the Vancouver Art Gallery and the city’s major shopping ...

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Free Ice Skating in Downtown Vancouver Robson Square

Robson Square Ice Rink – Skating Is Free, Start A Tradition The Robson Square Ice Rink is open December 1st, 2016  until the 14th of February 2017 (so you can take your Valentine on the last day!). This open air ice rink in the heart of Downtown Vancouver is open daily. Almost a ‘best kept secrets’, a great and often uncrowded ...

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Top Holiday Season Things To Do In Vancouver

Top things to do in Vancouver this Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  The lights twinkle a little more brightly, the air is crisp, and there’s a party going somewhere. Best Vancouver Christmas Attractions Vancouver Christmas Market I love the Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s a taste of Europe here in Vancouver. The new location is pretty swank ...

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Gorgeous Fall Colours Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden

Gorgeous Fall Colors Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden This year, the Seattle Japanese Garden’s maple-viewing celebration was in late October. Fall is a time to view, and encounter, the garden’s many maples, stars of the autumn season. There are many other plants that undergo their beautiful, yet poignant, transformations in this season, too. Like this beautiful persimmon tree with fruit. Built in 1959, the Seattle ...

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Happy 100 Years at Volcanoes National Park Hawaii

It’s a Great Time To Visit Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and Celebrate its Centennial in 2016. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2016. Established on August 1, 1916, it is the 15th National Park in a system that now numbers 412 parks. The mission of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is to protect, conserve, and study the volcanic ...

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Vancouver Pride Parade 2016 – Better Together

Vancouver Pride Parade Sunday, July 31, 2016 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm One of the best celebrations in Vancouver, the Vancouver Pride Parade is a local gem, and a truly fun and inspiring event. The Vancouver Pride Parade is one of the city’s flagship events! Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one ...

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CBC Vancouver Musical Nooners Summer 2016

CBC Musical Nooners in Downtown Vancouver are back for a 7th year! July 8 – August 19, 2016 —  CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage at 700 Hamilton Street During the summer, FREE, live music concerts take place every weekday on the CBC Vancouver outdoor stage on Hamilton Street (between West Georgia and Robson). Grab your lunch, your friends, and your co-workers and join in Monday to Friday ...

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