Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge

July 28th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2014: Route, Viewing, Road Closures

July 28th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Pride Week in Vancouver and that means there will be no shortage of events for the LGBTQ community and beyond. From Pride Trans Youth Night to the Davie Street Block Party and the Vancouver Dyke March, these diverse and inclusive events showcase not only Vancouver Pride but they invite the world to our fair […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 25th, 2014 @ 8:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend is all about the return of the sunshine, Pride Week Kicking off, and the Honda Celebration of Light fireworks. There are also some great festivals, markets, and outdoor movie opportunities. Here’s the full list and be sure to send me a note if there’s anything to add this weekend or the rest of […]

Coquitlam, Capilano, Lower Seymour Watershed Tours

July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that we have the very best tap water around, fed from pristine sources and delivered to our homes straight from reservoirs nestled within our scenic mountains. To showcase these resources, Metro Vancouver is offering a range of watershed tours this summer. Coquitlam tours run Thursdays and Saturdays while Capilano tours run Fridays […]

CBC Musical Nooners Summer 2014

July 21st, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Musical Nooners are back for the 5th year, providing free lunchtime entertainment outside of the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre on Hamilton Street. Monday to Friday (until August 22nd) you can catch a great variety of some of the best local bands Vancouver has to offer between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Photo credit: Steve Chou on […]

Vancouver Canadians Dog Day of Summer

July 21st, 2014 @ 2:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Canadians The Vancouver Canadians continue their annual tradition of inviting your four-legged friend to the ballpark with you on Tuesday, July 22nd as they host Vancouver Canadians Dog Day of Summer presented by Bosley’s by Pet Valu. The Hillsboro Hops will take on the Vancouver Canadians at Nat Bailey Stadium […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 18th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With a bit of a break from the scorching sunshine we’ve seen recently, you will still be able to participate in plenty of activities around Metro Vancouver this weekend. In Surrey it’s time for Fusion Festival (my favourite free, family-friendly summer festival filled with delicious food options) and in Vancouver I’m proud to sponsor Be […]

2014 Global Games Quidditch in Burnaby

July 14th, 2014 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

An international quidditch championship, featuring a competitive sport from the wizarding world of the Harry Potter books and movies, will be hosted in Burnaby this Saturday. 7 countries will take part in the tournament, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Mexico, the UK and the USA. Photo credit: John Morgan & Joe on Flickr It’s been […]