Tag Archives: Vancouver

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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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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Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Monkey

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year and Valentines Day in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2016 Year of the Monkey 猴 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 43rd time on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, and it’s also Valentines Day. Clever Monkey! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) 情人节快乐 (And Happy Valentine’s Day) One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, ...

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12th Annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2015


12th Annual Vancouver Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2015 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 PARADE STARTS AT 1:00PM GENERAL INFORMATION DATE: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm LOCATION: The Parade is in downtown Vancouver, located just blocks from the Burrard, City Centre, Granville and Waterfront SkyTrain stations. PARADE ROUTE: The Parade starts at Georgia and Broughton, travels east on Georgia, turns ...

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Carol Ships Parade of Lights 2015

Vancouver Canada Place from Seawall

Carol Ships Parade of Lights with their holiday themed decorations and festive lights, run December 4th to December 23rd, 2015. Carol Ships is a community event that has become one of the premier attractions during the December holiday season. A special event benefiting businesses, charities and the community. Carol Ships ‘Parade of Lights’ Society began over 50 years ago with ...

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Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Lights is on from November 27, 2015 through to Sunday, January 3, 2016. (Closed Christmas Day – December 25th). Park hours are 11:00am – 9:00pm. Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm. BC residents enjoy unlimited admission to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for one full year from ...

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Lights of Hope Celebration at St. Paul Hospital 2015

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On November 19th, thousands of Vancouverites and tourists will gather around Burrard Street to experience the annual fireworks display at the St. Paul’s Hospital in Downtown Vancouver. Since 1998, St. Paul’s has illuminated the streets with a breathtaking display of Christmas lights for their Christmas-time Lights of Hope charity initiative. Every year, Lights of Hope returns to St. Paul’s Hospital ...

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Spring Farmers Market – West End Style

One of my favourite Farmer’s Markets, West End Farmers Market is abundant in Spring Harvest For me, Spring is all about the greens. And there’s nothing like finding a fresh organic head of Romain Lettuce that was just picked farm-fresh that morning. Radicchio – One of my favourites leafy veg. I add it liberally to raw salads. I also love ...

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