The Drum is Calling Festival  – July 22 – 30

  In partnership with our Host Nations – the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations,  the City of Vancouver will launch the Canada 150+ anchor event The Drum Is Calling Festival July 22 – 30 from 1pm – 10pm daily. This is a nine-day, immersive festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture taking place in the heart of downtown at Larwill Park, bounded by Cambie…

AFRICAN DESCENT FESTIVAL RETURNS TO VANCOUVER JULY 22 AND 23 WITH HEADLINER NKULEE DUBRE

  As a celebration and promotion of the arts, culture, and music of African descendants, African Descent Society is proud to announce the 3rd annual African Descent Festival. With an often unknown rich African history, Vancouver boasts a vibrant and long-standing African descendent community. This community follows historic lines back to Hogan’s Alley, the first…

#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

  “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel…

A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY

  From July 14 to August 6, Proceeds from Sale of Pride-Themed Cocktails at Participating Local Establishments Will Directly Benefit the Dr. Peter Centre   Starting today and continuing through August 6, dozens of bars and restaurants across Vancouver will shake up an array of signature cocktails in celebration of the inaugural Pride Crawl Fundraiser…

Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation Pride Crawl Fundraiser Waterfront Clover Club Martini cocktail recipe

  MyVanCity.ca is sharing 15 days of Cocktail recipes for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation Pride Crawl Fundraiser taking place at 45 Cocktail Bars and Lounges in Vancouver July 14 – August 6   Bars and restaurants across Vancouver will stand proud and pledge their support to the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation this July and…

Winner of Top Chef Canada Joins EAT! Vancouver 2017

    Plus two talented chefs join the star-studded lineup of chefs To kick-off ticket sales of EAT! Vancouver on July 17, the highly anticipated culinary festival announced additional outstanding chefs to the star-studded lineup of participating chefs. • Nicole Gomes (Calgary), winner of Top Chef Canada’s 2017 All-Star and chef of Nicole Gourmet • Shelome Bouvette (Vancouver),…

Friday Nights at Playland 

  Remember those wonderful Friday nights in the summer when you were younger? A night at the fair with family or friends or both. The complete excitement of entering through those gates and hearing the carnival noises and screams of fear and joy all at the same time. The intoxicating smells of deep fried dough,…

Celebrate summer with Aura Restaurant’s seasonal menus & events 

  Enjoy summer themed menus and events at the lakeside oasis of Nita Lake Lodge   Summer has arrived and where better to soak in the long days and warm nights than on Nita Lake Lodge’s lakeside patio at Aura Restaurant. Encapsulated by unparalleled views and forested surroundings, Executive Chef Dean Hossack & Aura Chef…

Just In: Create the Pizza of Your Dreams at Tulalip Resort Casino

  Blazing Paddles Stone Fired Pizza + Artisan Signature Dough Meets Endless Flavor Possibilities The culinary team at Tulalip Resort Casino has been hard at work creating a new dining destination, Blazing Paddles Stone Fired Pizza and Spirits, which will open during July. Their stone fired signature dough can be created to each guest’s desire…

They say it takes 30 days to acquire a new habit, we give you 31!

  Win Your Way to Germany with Wine!  Join our team as we celebrate Germany’s most famous wine varietal here in Canada with an extra special perk found outside the bottle. Wines of Germany is proud to be partnering with our nation’s top restaurants, wine retailers, and bars to bring you the 6th edition of 31 Days of German Riesling. Incredibly versatile in character, German Riesling is…

VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 LINEUP 

  FESTIVAL TO PRESENT 7 NATIONAL PREMIERES AND HOST AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND LOCAL FILMMAKERS    TICKETS ON SALE THIS THURSDAY, JULY 13 AT WWW.QUEERFILMFESTIVAL.CA   The Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) released today its complete lineup for the 11-day celebration, taking place August 10-20. Curated by Artistic Directors Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah, more than…