Category Archives: Attractions in Vancouver

Night Markets in Richmond Now Open

Now Open Weekends

With over 1 million visitors every year, the Richmond Night Markets are no doubt the most popular night markets in North America, and the largest multi-cultural event in Canada.

HOTELS IN RICHMOND BC

Richmond Night Market
Located beside the River Rock Casino

MAY 12 – OCT 9, 2017
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

8351 River Road RICHMOND BC
Skytrain Access Bridgeport Station.
CHILD (<10yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
GENERAL $3.75
SENIORS (>60yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
ZOOM PASS (recommended)$25.00 (Up to 7 visits)

Panda Night Market
Located near IKEA North of Bridgeport Road

APRIL 29 – SEPTEMBER 11
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond, BC V6V 1J7
Contact Number: 604-278-8000
(Behind the Home Depot)
FREE ADMISSION
FREE STREET PARKING
$4 LOT PARKING

BC Lions Football

The BC Lions Football Team play at BC Place in downtown Vancouver, come watch the team roar in 2017.

BC Lions Football Vancouver
BC Lions Football Vancouver

You can easily walk to BC Place from most Hotels in Downtown Vancouver or you can find Hotels that are in the Greater Vancouver Area that have access to the Skytrain.

BC Lions Football August Home Schedule

Sat, Aug 5 vs Roughriders 4:00 PM @ BC Place
Fri, Aug 18 vs Stampeders 7:30 PM @ BC Place

Hotels near BC Place Stadium

CHECK RATESRosedale Hotel near BC Place home of  Lions
Moda Hotel Vancouver Downtown near BC Place
Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
Westin Grand Hotel  near BC Place
Opus Hotel Vancouver Yaletown Luxury Boutique Hotel
L’Hermitage Hotel blocks away on Robson Luxury Boutique Hotel
Hampton Inn Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver Luxury Boutique Hotel
Sandman Hotel across from BC Place Stadium and the Rogers Arena
Hotel Blu  On Robson Street at Cambie close to BC Place

Larger Map to Hotels near BC Place

Vancouver Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place

These 4 Hotels are at the Waterfront Station and a quick 5 min ride away
Pan Pacific Vancouver
Fairmont WaterFront Hotel
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Coast Harbour Hotel

Burnaby Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From Metrotown Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Holiday Inn Express Metrotown
Hilton Hotel Metrotown Burnaby

From Brentwood Station  30-35 minute skytrain ride
Executive Hotel Burnaby

New Westminster Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From New Westminster Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Inn at Westminster Quay

North Vancouver Hotels with easy Seabus to Skytrain Access
From the Lonsdale Quay Seabus Terminal
Lonsdale Quay Hotel

Richmond Hotels with easy Canada Line Access to BC Place

Closest Canada Line station to BC Place would be the Yaletown Station or Vancouver City Center both a 6-8 block walk to Arena

Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps
Vancouver Whitecaps

Come watch the Vancouver Whitecaps Play

AUGUST 19th Saturday
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Houston Dynamo
BC PLACE

AUGUST 23rd Wednesday
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
BC PLACE

( Tickets )

Where: BC Place Vancouver

B.C. Place Stadium is right in the middle of one of North America’s most beautiful cities and in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

Hotels near the BC Place Stadium

Rosedale Hotel in Vancouver near BC Place home of the Vancouver Whitecaps
Hotel Blu Across the Street on Robson
Moda Hotel Vancouver Downtown near BC Place
Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
Westin Grand Hotel Vancouver near BC Place home of the Vancouver Whitecaps
Opus Hotel Vancouver Yaletown Luxury Boutique Hotel
L’Hermitage Hotel a few blocks away on Robson Luxury Boutique Hotel
Hampton Inn Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver Luxury Boutique Hotel
Sandman Hotel across from BC Place Stadium and the Rogers Arena


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Vancouver Honda Celebration of Light 2017

Vancouver Honda Celebration of Lights Fireworks competition
Vancouver Honda Celebration of Lights Fireworks

Vancouver Honda Celebration of Light

The 2017 Honda Celebration of Light is an annual musical fireworks competition held every summer and begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00 pm each night, rain or shine.

The 25 minute fireworks display are synchronized to music which is broadcast over the radio station LG104.3 FM.

Head down early as the Sunset Beach Festival comes alive on event days Everyone is invited to come down early and enjoy the entertainment and activities

Be sure to check out the Sunsetter Lounge by Stanley Park Brewing a licensed area that has Sponsors and vendors with free giveaways at 2:00pm each day.

As part of the Sunset Beach Festival, SHOREFEST showcases some of Canada’s top musical acts in one of Vancouver’s most picturesque settings on the shores of English Bay. Come down early to the Sunset Beach stage for live music all afternoon. Then move on over to English Bay to catch our feature performers on the stage in The Keg Lounge. This stage plays to the beach – to you the fans – with rock and roll starting at 7:30pm.

Dates of the Honda Celebration of Light.
Participating countries in the 2017 Honda Celebration of Light

Japan – Saturday July 29, 2017
United Kingdom – Wednesday Aug 2, 2017
Canada – Saturday Aug 5, 2017

Vancouver Hotels near the Fireworks

Sylvia Hotel Vancouver
Across from the Fireworks

Best Western Sands Hotel
Across from the Fireworks

Coast Plaza Hotel Vancouver
Short Walk to the Fireworks

Sandman Suites On Davie
Short Walk to English Bay

Blue Horizon Hotel Vancouver
Short Walk Down Robson to the Fireworks

Century Plaza Hotel Vancouver
Walk Down Robson to Celebration of Light

Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver
Short Walk Down Robson to English Bay

Listel Hotel Vancouver
Short Walk Down Robson to English Bay

Carmana Plaza Hotel
Down Robson to the Fireworks

Executive Hotel Vintage Park
Walk the Seawall to Celebration of Light

Rosellen Suites Hotel
Near English Bay Vancouver

Sunset Inn and Suites
Near English Bay Vancouver

Times Square Suites Hotel
On Robson Near the Fireworks

Night Markets in Richmond Now Open

Now Open Weekends

With over 1 million visitors every year, the Richmond Night Markets are no doubt the most popular night markets in North America, and the largest multi-cultural event in Canada.

HOTELS IN RICHMOND BC

Richmond Night Market
Located beside the River Rock Casino

MAY 12 – OCT 9, 2017
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

8351 River Road RICHMOND BC
Skytrain Access Bridgeport Station.
CHILD (<10yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
GENERAL $3.75
SENIORS (>60yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
ZOOM PASS (recommended)$25.00 (Up to 7 visits)

Panda Night Market
Located near IKEA North of Bridgeport Road

APRIL 29 – SEPTEMBER 11
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond, BC V6V 1J7
Contact Number: 604-278-8000
(Behind the Home Depot)
FREE ADMISSION
FREE STREET PARKING
$4 LOT PARKING

BC Lions Football

The BC Lions Football Team play at BC Place in downtown Vancouver, come watch the team roar in 2017.

BC Lions Football Vancouver
BC Lions Football Vancouver

You can easily walk to BC Place from most Hotels in Downtown Vancouver or you can find Hotels that are in the Greater Vancouver Area that have access to the Skytrain.

BC Lions Football July Home Schedule

Fri, Jul 21 vs Blue Bombers 7:00 PM @  BC Place

Hotels near BC Place Stadium

CHECK RATESRosedale Hotel near BC Place home of  Lions
Moda Hotel Vancouver Downtown near BC Place
Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
Westin Grand Hotel  near BC Place
Opus Hotel Vancouver Yaletown Luxury Boutique Hotel
L’Hermitage Hotel blocks away on Robson Luxury Boutique Hotel
Hampton Inn Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver Luxury Boutique Hotel
Sandman Hotel across from BC Place Stadium and the Rogers Arena
Hotel Blu  On Robson Street at Cambie close to BC Place

Larger Map to Hotels near BC Place

Vancouver Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place

These 4 Hotels are at the Waterfront Station and a quick 5 min ride away
Pan Pacific Vancouver
Fairmont WaterFront Hotel
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Coast Harbour Hotel

Burnaby Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From Metrotown Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Holiday Inn Express Metrotown
Hilton Hotel Metrotown Burnaby

From Brentwood Station  30-35 minute skytrain ride
Executive Hotel Burnaby

New Westminster Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From New Westminster Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Inn at Westminster Quay

North Vancouver Hotels with easy Seabus to Skytrain Access
From the Lonsdale Quay Seabus Terminal
Lonsdale Quay Hotel

Richmond Hotels with easy Canada Line Access to BC Place

Closest Canada Line station to BC Place would be the Yaletown Station or Vancouver City Center both a 6-8 block walk to Arena

Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps
Vancouver Whitecaps

Come watch the Vancouver Whitecaps Play

JULY 5th Wednesday
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. New York City FC
BC PLACE

JULY 23rd Sunday
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Portland Timbers
BC PLACE

( Tickets )

Where: BC Place Vancouver

B.C. Place Stadium is right in the middle of one of North America’s most beautiful cities and in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

Hotels near the BC Place Stadium

Rosedale Hotel in Vancouver near BC Place home of the Vancouver Whitecaps
Hotel Blu Across the Street on Robson
Moda Hotel Vancouver Downtown near BC Place
Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
Westin Grand Hotel Vancouver near BC Place home of the Vancouver Whitecaps
Opus Hotel Vancouver Yaletown Luxury Boutique Hotel
L’Hermitage Hotel a few blocks away on Robson Luxury Boutique Hotel
Hampton Inn Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver Luxury Boutique Hotel
Sandman Hotel across from BC Place Stadium and the Rogers Arena


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Canada Day fireworks celebrations in Metro Vancouver

Canada Day fireworks in Vancouver

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with the festivities in and around Coal Harbour. From performers on the mainstage to citizenship ceremonies. And don’t miss the fireworks.

Location : Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza, and surrounding area
When: July 1 – fireworks at 10:30 pm

Vancouver Fireworks
Vancouver Fireworks

North Shore

The fireworks near Canada Place be visible to North Vancouver residents

Canada Day fireworks in West Vancouver
Off the shores of Ambleside as part of the twin display.

Location : John Lawson Park – 17th Street, West Vancouver
When: July 1 – fireworks start at 10:30 pm

Canada Day fireworks in Surrey 

Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations is at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, and features performances from morning until midnight. The headliner this year is Hedley, which will be followed by fireworks.

Location : Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 176 Street & 64th Avenue, Surrey
When: July 1 – fireworks start at 10:30 pm.

Canada Day fireworks in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby will be letting off fireworks following a huge free concert at Swangard Stadium. The gates at Swangard open at 5 pm and the fireworks grand finale commences at dusk.

Location : Swangard Stadium – 3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby
When: July 1 – gates open at 5 pm, fireworks start at dusk

Canada Day fireworks in Coquitlam

Coquitlam will be celebrating with a fireworks spectacular at 10 pm in Town Centre Park on Canada Day. Preceding that will be a free community festival with live music and food.

Location : Town Centre Park – Pipeline Road, Coquitlam
When: July 1 – fireworks start at 10 pm

Canada Day fireworks in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam’s Canada Day involves family friendly fun, along with a fireworks show at dusk.

Location : Castle Park – 2252 Castle Crescent, Port Coquitlam
When: July 1 – fireworks start at dusk

Canada Day fireworks in Delta

Delta will be showing off their fireworks prowess in Chalmers Park this Canada Day, following a full day event with crafts and food.

Location : 11400 76A Avenue, North Delta
When: July 1; 5:30 to 10:45 pm

Canada Day fireworks in White Rock

More than 25,000 people turn out each year to visit the waterfront on July 1. A day of fun is followed up with fireworks at dusk.

Location : Semiahmoo Bay, West Beach, White Rock
When: July 1 – fireworks start at 10:15 pm

Canada Day fireworks in New Westminster

Live music, kids activities and fireworks over the Fraser River are what you can expect at New Westminster’s Canada Day celebrations.

Location : Downtown New Westminster waterfront between River Market and the Inn by the Quay
When: July 1 – fireworks start at 10 pm

Night Markets in Richmond Now Open

Now Open Weekends

With over 1 million visitors every year, the Richmond Night Markets are no doubt the most popular night markets in North America, and the largest multi-cultural event in Canada.

HOTELS IN RICHMOND BC

Richmond Night Market
Located beside the River Rock Casino

MAY 12 – OCT 9, 2017
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

8351 River Road RICHMOND BC
Skytrain Access Bridgeport Station.
CHILD (<10yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
GENERAL $3.75
SENIORS (>60yrs ) FREE ADMISSION
ZOOM PASS (recommended)$25.00 (Up to 7 visits)

Panda Night Market
Located near IKEA North of Bridgeport Road

APRIL 29 – SEPTEMBER 11
Long Weekend Hours
Friday to Sunday : 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Hours
Friday | Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday : 7:00PM – 11:00 PM

12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond, BC V6V 1J7
Contact Number: 604-278-8000
(Behind the Home Depot)
FREE ADMISSION
FREE STREET PARKING
$4 LOT PARKING

BC Lions Football

The BC Lions Football Team play at BC Place in downtown Vancouver, come watch the team roar in 2017.

BC Lions Football Vancouver
BC Lions Football Vancouver

You can easily walk to BC Place from most Hotels in Downtown Vancouver or you can find Hotels that are in the Greater Vancouver Area that have access to the Skytrain.

BC Lions Football June Home Schedule

Preseason :
Friday, Jun 16 vs Saskatchewan 7:00 PM @ BC Place

Opening Night:
Sat, Jun 24 vs Eskimos 7:00 PM @ BC Place

Hotels near BC Place Stadium

CHECK RATESRosedale Hotel near BC Place home of  Lions
Moda Hotel Vancouver Downtown near BC Place
Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
Westin Grand Hotel  near BC Place
Opus Hotel Vancouver Yaletown Luxury Boutique Hotel
L’Hermitage Hotel blocks away on Robson Luxury Boutique Hotel
Hampton Inn Hotel Vancouver across from BC Place
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver Luxury Boutique Hotel
Sandman Hotel across from BC Place Stadium and the Rogers Arena
Hotel Blu  On Robson Street at Cambie close to BC Place

Larger Map to Hotels near BC Place

Vancouver Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place

These 4 Hotels are at the Waterfront Station and a quick 5 min ride away
Pan Pacific Vancouver
Fairmont WaterFront Hotel
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Coast Harbour Hotel

Burnaby Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From Metrotown Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Holiday Inn Express Metrotown
Hilton Hotel Metrotown Burnaby

From Brentwood Station  30-35 minute skytrain ride
Executive Hotel Burnaby

New Westminster Hotels with easy Skytrain Access to BC Place
From New Westminster Station 30-35 minute skytrain ride
Inn at Westminster Quay

North Vancouver Hotels with easy Seabus to Skytrain Access
From the Lonsdale Quay Seabus Terminal
Lonsdale Quay Hotel

Richmond Hotels with easy Canada Line Access to BC Place

Closest Canada Line station to BC Place would be the Yaletown Station or Vancouver City Center both a 6-8 block walk to Arena