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Things to do in Vancouver Thanksgiving Long Weekend

October 9th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the forecast for Thanksgiving long weekend in Vancouver isn’t looking very bright, the events and activities calendar is beaming with family fun. From spooky Halloween-themed attractions in Vancouver opening up to pumpkin patch visits or checking out the cranberry festival for some seasonal fun. Photo credit: Ann Badjura on Flickr Things to do in […]

Pumpkin Patches in Richmond and Ladner

October 7th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pumpkins are a hot commodity at this time of year, either for baking in pies and cooking up delicious treats, or using as centrepieces, decorations, and of course carving Jack O’Lanterns. Last year I wrote a Guide to Pumpkins in Metro Vancouver for Tourism Vancouver so this year I’m going to focus on specific locations. […]

Pumpkin Patches in Surrey

October 3rd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pumpkins are a hot commodity at this time of year, either for baking in pies and cooking up delicious treats, or using as centrepieces, decorations, and of course carving Jack O’Lanterns. Last year I wrote a Guide to Pumpkins in Metro Vancouver for Tourism Vancouver so this year I’m going to focus on specific locations, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 10th, 2013 @ 7:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rake up the leaves, baste the turkey, and keep your toque on standby as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Despite the holiday long weekend, there are still plenty of activities to keep you and the family active and entertained over the next few days. From the last screenings at VIFF, to pumpkin patch explorations, corn mazes, and […]

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

October 10th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 18th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 around the village of Fort Langley. You can celebrate the history of the cranberry at the festival starting at 8:30am with a pancake breakfast followed by an entire day of family-friendly activities around the region from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The festival […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos 2012

November 22nd, 2012 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Well before we first watched Miracle on 34th Street with my mother, she has longed to visit New York and holiday shop at Macy’s. She has traveled the world throughout her life but it wasn’t until this week that I was able to join her on her first-ever trip to The Big Apple. The purpose […]

Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank. Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot What A 10km run, walk, or stroll Where Start line […]

Thanksgiving Activities 2011 Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley

September 28th, 2011 @ 1:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. Our family would gather at my Oma’s house and while the windows steamed up and the aroma of roasted turkey filled each room, we’d head outside to rake leaves. The ample limbs of the lone one oak tree across the street provided enough fuel for the giant leaf […]