Vancouver’s Top Family-Friendly Halloween Events

With Halloween creeping around the corner here is a roundup of Vancouver’s top family-friendly Halloween events happening over the new few weeks. Great Big BooOctober 12th – October 29thPrice: $22 per person50-minute non-scary live show follows the story of Zoe and Justin who sing and dance their way through Boo Alley on a quest to … Read moreVancouver’s Top Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Vancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

North Pole-inspired interactive festival to take place at Concord Pacific Place   The Aurora Winter Festival today released renderings confirming the large-scale interactive holiday experience will open this November at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. The family-friendly festival will offer elements inspired by the North Pole including mystical characters, captivating light displays, ice-skating on a frozen … Read moreVancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

VanDusen Gardens Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale – Hänsel and Gretel. Follow the bread crumbs on a wondrous walk with zany lights and sounds, and illuminated pumpkin caricatures. Visitors of all ages will … Read moreVanDusen Gardens Glow in the Garden

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

VSO 100th Anniversary Season Filled with Musical Suprises for the Whole City   The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Season, a celebration of both past and future, opens September 20, 21 and 22. Returning Maestros, fan favourites from across the decades, and musical references to seasons past are woven throughout the year’s programming. And, the … Read moreVSO 100th Anniversary Season Opening

Pacific Theatre presents KIM’S CONVENIENCE by Ins Choi

“What is the story of me, Mr. Kim? My whole life is this store. This store is my story.” Sept 7 – Oct 6   How do we share our legacy? Mr. Kim has built a tiny empire from nothing. His convenience store is his life, his livelihood, and his legacy. As his Toronto neighbourhood … Read morePacific Theatre presents KIM’S CONVENIENCE by Ins Choi

Oh, the Places You’ll Go and Go We did in the Honda Odyssey!

How do three generations holiday and tour together? Why in the 7 passenger Honda Odyssey of course. We loved our week spent enjoying the comfort of the Honda Odyssey. It worked great when we all wanted to go touring together in the Okanagan and on Vancouver Island.   Getting there was a breeze and we … Read moreOh, the Places You’ll Go and Go We did in the Honda Odyssey!

THIS JUNE AT QUAILS’ GATE WINERY

Quails’ Gate is excited to share the news that their 2015 The Boswell Syrah and 2016 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay both received GOLD medals at the prestigious 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards in London, England.   2015 Boswell Syrah The Boswell Syrah is named in honour of the Stewart family’s Grandparents and is part of … Read moreTHIS JUNE AT QUAILS’ GATE WINERY

Quails’ Gate invites you to join them for Yoga in the Vineyard

JULY 5 – AUGUST 30 Yoga in the Vineyard Every Thursday evening in July and August, join the talented team from Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Westbank for an relaxing and rejuvenating yoga class overlooking our vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Hosted at the Harvest Gathering site, each week will feature a different flow that is inspired … Read moreQuails’ Gate invites you to join them for Yoga in the Vineyard

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan … Read moreWe Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Eat, drink and buy local at Quails’ Gate

Eat, drink and buy local. Quails’ Gate Winery has been family-farmed and operated since 1956. Everyone at Quails’ Gate wants you to have the best wine experience whether it’s a wine tasting, a picnic at their family friendly Allison House picnic area and kid’s playground, or a romantic dinner on the patio at Old Vines … Read moreEat, drink and buy local at Quails’ Gate

CELEBRATE LIFE ON OUR COAST AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM® WITH CITY-WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT AND SPECIAL OFFER FOR LOCALS

There are many reasons to love the B.C. coast and Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is sharing its love by inviting locals to celebrate life on the coast with a 15 per cent discount on pre-purchased online admission tickets until May 16. Your online ticket also qualifies for fast-track entry into the Aquarium.   … Read moreCELEBRATE LIFE ON OUR COAST AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM® WITH CITY-WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT AND SPECIAL OFFER FOR LOCALS

Enjoy a relaxing vacation in a private winery setting.

Did you know that Quails’ Gate Winery has two lakefront vacation rentals? Create your perfect Okanagan getaway at The Nest at Quails’ Gate – picture your toes in the sand, lush vineyards just steps away and a glass of award-winning Quails’ Gate wine in-hand. Staying in a winery guest house is a unique experience, staying … Read moreEnjoy a relaxing vacation in a private winery setting.

  Osoyoos Faire returns to Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack May 19 and 20, 2018

This May long weekend, Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack will once again be transformed in to a Medieval arena filled with jousting Knights, Old World Games, award winning performers and traditional foods fit for a King. Already recognized as a great event for families, organizers have added some new acts to the program and extended the … Read more  Osoyoos Faire returns to Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack May 19 and 20, 2018

Easter Brunch & Kids Pizza Night at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Rocky Mountain Flatbread is egg-cited for Easter, and we’re celebrating Easter Weekend with brunch and pizza making for the kids! Easter Weekend Brunch: March 31 & April 1 Join us to enjoy a scrumptious farm fresh brunch with family and friends. Our hearty brunch menu includes breakfast pizzas (you heard that right!), omelettes, Le Beau Belgium … Read moreEaster Brunch & Kids Pizza Night at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

A Family Friendly Hike to Crystal Falls

  Are you looking for a great family friendly hike?  Look no further than Crystal Falls in Coquitlam.  The meandering trail along the Coquitlam River is relatively flat, and takes you through an emerald rain forest.  You will see hikers of all ages and abilities along this path. It takes about an hour to hike … Read moreA Family Friendly Hike to Crystal Falls

Two toddler thumbs up for Carousel Theatre – The Velveteen Rabbit

In an era of remote controlled toys and recommended screen time, Carousel Theatre For Young People’s latest production, The Velveteen Rabbit, offers kids, parents and grandparents a bridge to a simpler time. Based on Margery Williams’ children’s book and adapted for the stage by playwright Kevin Del Aguila, the story is one of hope, resilience … Read moreTwo toddler thumbs up for Carousel Theatre – The Velveteen Rabbit

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – An Old Favourite

  A recent visit to The Keg in Whistler was both what we expected and not what we expected, in a good way!   I admit it had been awhile since we’d been to the Keg and for me it always brings back fond memories of the original Keg and Cleaver that first introduced us … Read moreThe Keg Steakhouse + Bar – An Old Favourite

Holiday Sleepover at Vancouver Aquarium

  Holiday bustle is everywhere to be found right now and by the end of December, it might be time for a nice, restful snooze. That’s where the Vancouver Aquarium comes in. On Sat. December 30, the Aquarium is hosting a family sleepover to offer adults and kids alike a nice break from the holiday … Read moreHoliday Sleepover at Vancouver Aquarium

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS START AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM 

  ‘Tis the season for tradition. Whether brand new or generations old, the very best holiday traditions involve family and friends, lots of fun, and just a touch of nostalgia. From Friday, Nov. 24 to Sunday, Jan. 7, Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, invites visitors to delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, … Read moreHOLIDAY TRADITIONS START AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM