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Archive of posts tagged "events"

September Events in Metro Vancouver

September 1st, 2014 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

September in Vancouver means festival season of a different kind has begun. Gone are the dusty outdoor concerts and here are the red carpet galas, opening nights, and theatre showcases. Headlining this season are the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. I have listed the Fringe Festival each day but I […]

Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend

August 28th, 2014 @ 4:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer isn’t over yet and with events lined up for Labour Day Weekend — even in the rain — you’ll have plenty of activities to enjoy with the family around town. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a […]

Rifflandia Festival in Victoria

August 28th, 2014 @ 10:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rifflandia Festival will take over Victoria clubs, bars, public spaces and parks from September 11th to September 14th as this mega music event welcomes acts like Girl Talk, Serena Ryder, Dragonette, The Skatalites, Dear Rouge, Head of the Herd, Jon and Roy, Rich Aucoin, We Hunt Buffalo, and dozens more. Rifflandia Festival Artists Death […]

Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival

August 28th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s cobblestone streets will be dripping with sweet and smoky sauce this weekend as the Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival takes place Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st. Carrall Street will be closed to traffic and the neighbourhood will turn into a festival space complete with live music, picnic tables, and some of the […]

Westham Island Herb Farm: A Day at the Farm

August 27th, 2014 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Westham Island Herb Farm hosts their 9th annual A Day at the Farm event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Westham Island Herb Farm bounty. Photo credit: Ann Hung & Eric Flexyourhead on Flickr Organized by the Delta Farm and Wildlife Trust A Day at the Farm is a great way […]

Oktoberfest in Vancouver: Harvest Haus

August 25th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has a new way to celebrate Oktoberfest as the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, which usually hosts the German-style Christmas Market each winter, will be the venue for Harvest Haus from October 2nd to October 5th. Photo courtesy of Harvest Haus This new autumn festival, presented by The Social Concierge and Wet Ape Productions, will […]

I Love Transit Week 2014

August 25th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Guest Author

I Love Transit Week is August 25th to 29th. Robert Willis of The Buzzer Blog has contributed the following post to promote this year’s campaign. You can find out more by following Translink on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and The Buzzer Blog. Welcome to I Love Transit Week! It’s the one week we take out of […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

August 22nd, 2014 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This has been the summer of free outdoor movies and farmers markets, and this weekend you’ll get plenty of both. Movie screenings include tributes to Robin Williams on Friday and Sunday in Vancouver, you can hit up up the Vancouver Farmers Markets’ annual Tomato Festival, or visit the Metro Vancouver Garlic Festival for garlic ice […]