Popular Vancouver Attractions

If you're coming to spend some time in our amazing city, make sure you don't miss out on the chance to visit some of the great attractions around town. We have listed a few of our favourites below and each month we will list more exciting upcoming events. We're sure you won't run out of fun things to do anytime soon.

December's Special Events

Holiday Hooray!

Friday, Dec 7 @ 10am & 11:30am Vancouver Playhouse Theatre
Saturday, Dec 8 @ 10am & 11:30am Terry Fox Theatre

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Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa & Linda children's entertainers
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Celebrate the holiday season with sing-along snow songs and Nutcracker Sweets! Featuring a brass trio.
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A Traditional Christmas

Thursday, Dec 13 @ 7:30pm St Andrew's Wesley Church
Friday, Dec 14 @ 4pm & 7:30pm St Andrew's Wesley Church
Saturday, Dec 15 @ 4pm & 7:30pm St Andrew's Wesley Church
Sunday, Dec 16 @ 4pm & 7:30pm Bell Performing Arts Centre
Wednesday, Dec 19 @ 7:30pm South Delta Baptist Church
Thursday, Dec 20 @ 7:30pm Michael J. Fox Theatre
Friday, Dec 21 @ 4pm & 7:30pm Centennial Theatre
Saturday, Dec 22 @ 4pm & 7:30pm Kay Meek Theatre
Sunday, Dec 23 @ 4pm & 7:30pm The ACT

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Christopher Gaze host
Gordon Gerrard conductor
UBC Opera Ensemble
EnChor

The hottest Christmas ticket in the Lower Mainland, every performance in this beloved annual tradition sold out last year! Secure your tickets for a beautiful evening of heartwarming Christmas music and carols, hosted by the inimitable Christopher Gaze.

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November's Special Events

Alondra de la Parra Conducts Mozart and Brahms

Saturday, Nov 3 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Sunday, Nov 4 @ 2pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Nov 5 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

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Alondra de la Parra conductor
Angela Cheng piano

With a fluid tone and graceful style, Angela Cheng is one of the world’s top interpreters of Mozart. Sensational Alondra de la Parra is one of the brightest young conducting talents in the world today, and this concert marks her VSO debut.

 

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Charlie Chaplin in City Lights

Thursday, Nov 8 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Arrival from Sweden

Universally praised by filmmakers, actors and critics alike as one of the greatest films ever made, City Lights – written by, directed by, and starring the great Charlie Chaplin – is presented in all its cinematic glory on the big screen, with the orchestra performing the superb soundtrack live. In addition, Bramwell Tovey plays the piano soundtrack for the Chaplin short film, How to Make Movies. Join us as we celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the opening of the Orpheum and relive its days as a movie house with this extraordinary silent film experience including a special performance on the mighty Wurlitzer Organ!

 

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September's Special Events

Isabel Bayrakdarian Sings Shéhérazade

Friday, Sep 21 & 22 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Isabel Bayrakdarian soprano

Stunning soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian returns to the Orpheum stage to perform in a full program of classic French and Spanish music, featuring Ravel’s beautiful, sensuous, exotic Shéhérazade.

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Arrival from Sweden Plays the Music of ABBA!

Monday, Sep 24 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Gordon Gerrard conductor
Arrival from Sweden

ABBA is back! International sensation Arrival from Sweden is the world’s top ABBA tribute band, playing to sold-out houses everywhere they go. Arrival from Sweden is the only band with exclusive rights to the ABBA name, costumes, and original music, including hits like Mamma Mia, Chiquitita, Take a Chance on Me, Waterloo, and many more. Arrival from Sweden also includes original ABBA band members Finn Sjöberg on guitar and Roger Palm on drums. The music of ABBA: live on stage with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra!

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

One of Vancouver, British Columbia's most popular tourist attractions with so many things to see and do! It offers a unique mix of adventure and culture making it a complete British Columbia experience.

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park is recognized around the globe as one of the great parks of the world! Vancouver's first park and one of the city's main tourist attractions, Stanley Park is an evergreen oasis of 400 hectares close to the downtown core.

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Harbour Cruises

A unique Vancouver experience offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range and many of the area's most famous landmarks.

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Vancouver Aquarium

Home to over 70,000 aquatic species, Canada's largest aquarium is open to visitors from around the world 365 days a year.

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Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain brings you uniquely British Columbian experiences that are ideal for the whole family, 7 days a week.

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Eco Tours

Come to Horseshoe Bay and discover spectacular Howe Sound, our Ocean Playground. Take an exciting high-speed Sea Safari wildlife eco-tour. Explore the islands and inlets in your own rental speedboat.

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