Archive for the category "seasonal"

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train 2015

September 29th, 2015 @ 9:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The woods are dark at night, and with the wind howling and bats fluttering overhead, you’ll want to hold loved ones close — especially once Dracula, the Phantom of the Opera, and Frankenstein make an appearance. This year’s Stanley Park Ghost Train will haunt and delight with its Classic Horror theme from October 9th to […]

5 Farms for Family Fun This Fall

September 17th, 2015 @ 4:46pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Leaves are falling, gumboots are being dusted off, and stores are stocking their shelves with anything that’s pumpkin spiced. Harvest season is here and the best place to be is on the farm! Corn mazes, apple cider, hay rides, and real, live pumpkins. If you’re looking to take the kids out to a local farm […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

September 3rd, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite receiving a season’s worth of rain within a week, summer’s not over yet in Vancouver. It’s still warm enough to enjoy the region in all its glory, even though leaves have fallen much earlier than usual — mostly thanks to the wicked windstorm we had last weekend. Local photographers have still been out and […]

Stanley Park Easter Train

March 12th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The cherry blossoms are painting the streets pink, crocuses are decorating the corners of lawns, and those irresistible Mini Eggs are overflowing on the impulse-buy shelves at a store near you. Easter is on its way and the Stanley Park miniature railway will be opening for a limited time to celebrate spring. Photo credit: Robert […]

Lights of Hope at St Paul’s Hospital

November 26th, 2014 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

St Paul’s Hospital will shine bright again this season as Lights of Hope illuminates Burrard Street starting November 27th. With 10 kilometers of string lights and more than 100,000 bulbs, this display is to dazzle and also inspire passersby to donate to St Paul’s in recognition of their support for our community. Photo credit: qasic […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

November 24th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Up in the crisp North Shore mountain air, with the aroma of evergreens and a rushing river below, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park will light up with thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights for the 9th year of Canyon Lights. Featuring the world’s tallest living Christmas tree, a 250 year old Douglas-fir standing at 46.4m […]