Explore the city with free, all-ages public tours of interesting and unusual buildings in Vancouver this Saturday at Doors Open Vancouver (“DOV”). You can tour hidden gems and architectural treasures within the city that showcase unique design, history, heritage or function. Each site featured during the event displays a significant part of Vancouver’s evolving story. […]
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This summer Vancouver Civic Theatres is offering self-guided tours of the Orpheum, one of the most beautiful concert halls in North America. For 90 years the Orpheum theatre on Granville Street has been far more than an iconic neon sign. Hosting concerts, comedy showcases, the VSO, and even my high school commencement ceremony, this gorgeous […]
Get a behind the scenes look at the home of Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the BC Lions this summer! The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum’s All Access Tours of BC Place are back. When you purchase a tour ticket, you’ll not only get guided access to the stadium, you will also be able […]
You can learn something new with every footstep you take in our remarkable coastal rainforests, especially if you do so under the guidance of knowledgeable volunteers and experts. Here are just a few ways the whole family can connect with, and learn about, nature this season: Guided Nature Walks Around Metro Vancouver Surrey Join guided […]
I love digging into Vancouver’s history (as evidenced by my 1,000 plus posts about local history on this site) so when Will Woods first came along with his Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours about five years ago, I was very excited to see that it would be shared with locals and visits alike, in a creative […]
Whenever we have family or friends visiting us in Vancouver I always try to do two things: Get them up a mountain and then get them out on the water. From both vantage points they can immediately scope out the landscape, get their bearings, and get a unique introduction to the city. These were the […]