Archive for the category "seasonal"

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 […]

3 Reasons to Attend the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 19th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival takes place Saturday, November 22nd at the new Surrey City Hall Plaza. It’s a highlight of the holiday season and although I could name many more, here are 3 big reasons to attend this free family festival this year: Photo via Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Facebook The Lineup […]

Vancouver Christmas Market

November 19th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 5th annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza in Downtown Vancouver. This slice of European holiday cheer hosts 50 unique vendors and a variety of themed activities through to Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Vancouver Christmas Market Take a spin on Vancouver’s only Christmas Carousel, enjoy […]