RAILBLAZERS: RAILTOWN CAFE TO OPEN THREE NEW VANCOUVER LOCATIONS IN 2016, 2017

    Popular Cafe Brings Signature Handmade Sandwiches, Salads, Pastries to Three Fresh New Locations, Hosts Customer Appreciation Day on Fri., July 22   Building on an unprecedented year of growth and momentum, Railtown Cafe is set to make new neighbours across Greater Vancouver in 2016 and early 2017 when the beloved counter-service cafe lays…

34th Annual Filberg Festival July 29-August 1, 2016

  Celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada July 29 to August 1, 2016!    This year the Filberg Festival is honoured to feature world renowned glass artist, Robert Held.  For over 25 years Robert Held has lead the Canadian art glass industry, establishing the first college-level art glass program and influencing the art across…

Honda Celebration of Light Launches New Smartphone App for 2016 Festival

  Festival Organizers of the 2016 Honda Celebration of Light have launched an all-new smartphone app to coincide with the 26th year to aid festival goers in enjoying the fireworks competition, the SHOREFEST Concert series and the whole day of festivities. Honda Celebration of Light Event Guide is now available for a free download in the iTunes and Android…

SUMMER HAS ARRIVED AT OYAMA!

  Oyama has convenient and delicious culinary options to complement summer.   *      FIREWORKS – Fitting pairings for the national displays: o   July 23 – the Netherlands – Dutch smokie & Goudabrat o   July 27 – Australia – Lamb bratwurst with Australian Shiraz & Lamb Prosciutto o   July 30 – USA – Texas Bison bratwurst & Kansas…

FARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

Vancouver Farmers Markets are celebrating the bounty of BC berries this week at their 6th Annual Berry Festival, which takes place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market. This family friendly event will feature a BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which invites all comers both pro and amateur to enter their favourite berry pie for a chance to win great…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

  The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY   Lobster Fest Returns to Provence   Don’t Miss This Evocative Entertainment Experience!   Marquis Wines Supports Vancouver Youth Pride       BOILING POINT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 DATES FOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES   Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!   FRESH SHEET: ROYAL…

Parents looking for fun, safe options at 2016 Honda Celebration of Light encouraged save their spot at the YVR Observation Deck

  Looking for a safe, fun and affordable place to watch Vancouver’s largest event and the world’s longest-running offshore fireworks competition? The YVR Observation Deck is the perfect spot for families or groups who want to ensure they have a comfortable seat together to watch the fireworks in a safe environment. The YVR Observation deck features dedicated washroom…

SHARON, BRAM & FRIENDS BRING FAMILY FUN TO THE ORPHEUM

  Pangburn Philosophy presents the legendary family act live on September 18, 2016  Make Sunday, September 18 an amazing afternoon of sing-along fun for the whole family with legendary children’s singers Sharon, Bram & Friends live at The Orpheum, presented by Pangburn Philosophy. Featuring favourite hits such as “Five Little Monkeys,” “Skinnamarink,” “Tingalayo” and “She’ll Be…

 SIX SPECTACULAR SUMMERTIME SPECIAL EVENTS AT BARD ON THE BEACH

  Throughout the months of July and August, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival delivers great entertainment in addition to its four plays, with special events and activities for every taste. From Fireworks nights to concerts and glimpses behind-the-scenes, here are six unique special events at Bard this summer. 1.     Bard-B-Q & Fireworks – July…

 Take-Off Fridays Returns to YVR 

  Summer event series offers free music, entertainment and activities WHAT: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is bringing back its popular YVR Take-Off Fridays event series for a seventh year. The eight-week summer program will see the terminal come alive with music, entertainment and family-friendly activities. The program will run from July 8 to August 26…

Celebrate Canada Day with FlyOver Canada

If there is one day a year that you should see FlyOver Canada, it’s Canada Day! The Ultimate Flying Ride takes guests soaring over the country from east coast to west coast creating an unforgettable sense of pride. FlyOver Canada is located in the heart of Vancouver’s Canada Day celebrations and is open from 9am to…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening June 24 – June 30

  Jazz Fest is coming to Robson Square!   Alchemy Theatre and The Columbia presents   Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Serves Up Killer Cocktails to Accompany a Killer Comedy   Billy Elliot Will Bring You to Tears – and Fill You with Joy   THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR JOINS THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON…

#FridayFavourites, including places to take DAD June 17 – 23

  Celebrate Dad with BBQ, Beer & Bocce.    BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR   Eat, Shop & Play at Rocky Mountain Flatbread on Father’s Day   THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:   GIVE DAD A SPECIAL FAMILY MEMORY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO JUNE 19   LONG TABLE DISTILLERY   SAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA…