Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Vancouver Canadians Fireworks Nights

June 17th, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The crack of the bat, the smell of the popcorn, and the boom of the fireworks! This season enjoy baseball from the reigning 3-time (in a row) Northwest League Champions, the Vancouver Canadians, along with added entertainment for young and old with giveaways, promotions, and fireworks nights. Photo credit: AJ on Flickr Vancouver Canadians Fireworks […]

Carnaval del Sol 2014

June 17th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Granville Street and Robson Square will be the home base of “food, fun, culture, and fiesta” when Carnaval del Sol takes over July 5th and July 6th as a part of Latin America Week in Vancouver. Presented by Latincouver, this free arts, culture, and music festival kicks off summer in style with energy and flavour, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

June 13th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Another activity-packed weekend is upon us with Father’s Day, farmers markets, and hopefully some sun on Car Free Day in various Vancouver neighbourhoods. Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Photo credit: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC on Flickr Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below. […]

Take Off Fridays at YVR 2014

June 10th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Best Airport in North America (for the 5th year) is once again hosting free weekly entertainment and activities as Take Off Fridays return to YVR. Every Friday from July 4th to August 29th, YVR will come alive with fun-filled activities, free entertainment, delicious food samples and deals for travellers and locals alike. Take Off […]

Honda Celebration of Light 2014 Dates, Countries, Concerts

June 9th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s biggest event, and the world’s largest offshore fireworks competition, returns to English Bay this summer as the Honda Celebration of Light illuminates the sky on July 26th, July 30th, and August 2nd. Photo credit: Claude Schneider on Flickr Rain or shine, the fireworks begin at 10:00pm as hundreds of thousands of spectators take to […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

June 5th, 2014 @ 7:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

June is usually a pretty soggy month but we’ve lucked out so far with plenty of sunshine to compliment the wide array of events in store for us over the coming weeks. Starting with this weekend, there are two events sponsored by Miss604: The first is the Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre […]

Rio Theatre Friday Late Night Movies June 2014

June 3rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rio Theatre is serving up a strong lineup for May featuring some of the most frequently quoted films of our generation. These 19+ screenings can be complimented with a beverage from the theatre’s full service bar as you enjoy a night out with friends. Tickets are available online in advance or at the door […]

Stanley Park Train 50th Anniversary

June 2nd, 2014 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Train will be celebrating its 50th anniversary of operating the miniature railway with special events Friday, June 6th to Sunday, June 8th. 1966: Stanley Park train. VPL #42873 & 42874. Photographer Gordon F. Sedawie for the Province Newspaper. Stanley Park Train 50th Anniversary From 10:00am to 5:00pm daily, train rides will be […]