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Black Friday in Metro Vancouver

November 22nd, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take our turkey-fuelled Boxing Day deals, amp them up, drive up the discounts, offer them before Christmas, and you have the shopping phenomenon south of the border known as Black Friday. The day after American Thanksgiving is all about deep discounts and deals at retailers of all sizes and you can now find this holiday […]

Win Tickets to the Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss Game

November 21st, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants embody hockey with heart, especially with their annual Teddy Bear Toss which supports the CKNW Orphans Fund and The Province Empty Stocking Fund. Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss On Saturday, December 6th, as Vancouver takes on Saskatoon, fans are encourage to bring a new, unwrapped stuffed animal to the game and will […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 20th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Before American Thanksgiving, Black Friday, the Grey Cup Festival, and the cracking open of advent calendar windows (or beer boxes) we have a very full second-to-last weekend in November to enjoy. Here’s what you can get up to in Vancouver this weekend before the holiday rush begins. Photo credit: Conrad Olson on Flickr Things to […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train 2014

November 20th, 2014 @ 2:43pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train returns for its 17th season from November 27th until January 4th. Enjoy a dazzling light display, music, snacks, entertainment, and visits with Santa in the heart of Stanley Park. Photo credit: Bright Nights in Stanley Park Stanley Park Christmas Train Hours Thursday, November 27, 2014 until Thursday, […]

Best Buy Robotic Toy Giveaway

November 20th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Best Buy is home to toys for all ages, whether you like to play music or video games, take or print photos, or accessorize your gadgets and gear. Best Buy online also has a toy section, filled with everything from remote control cars, learning toys, and robotics to DVD board games and building blocks. For […]

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 […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 19th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a gloriously crisp November so far and before the rain arrives, I wanted to make sure to share a beautiful collection of photos that have been shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram over the last week and a half: Vancouver Photos of the Week Photo credit: Norm Lee on […]