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.

Vancouver Events for January 2009

Kathy Griffin

January 10, 2009
River Rock Show Theatre

Emmy award winning Chicago native, Kathy Griffin, a multi-faceted performer with a rapid fire wit, is probably best known for her four-year stint on the NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan" as Vickie Groener, Brooke Shields' acerbic colleague.

Multiple HBO and Bravo specials weren't enough! Catch double Emmy award winning Kathy Griffin live in her true element. She has more stories, more dish, kathy griffin tour more of what she shouldn't say but you know you want to hear. Come with an open mind and be ready to laugh!

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Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit 2009

January 18-19, 2009

Once a year PNWS connects the global wireless and digital media community in Vancouver to share ideas; celebrate new thinking, entrepreneurship and innovation; understand our differences; gain insight and find out what makes carriers and consumers tick; help innovative companies find money; and build meaningful and profitable relationships. Once a year likeminded people meet, network, have fun and develop new partnerships and even friendships. Get involved in what is probably the best wireless event in Canada.

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Katy Perry

January 25, 2009
Commodore Ballroom

Ever since the November 2007 digital release of the hilarious, zeitgeist-capturing single “Ur So Gay,” Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Katy Perry has been wowing critics and fans alike (including the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna) with her big voice, sassy attitude, and feisty, confessional songs.

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Christmas Events in December 2008

Canyon Lights

December 2008

Capilano Suspension Bridge invites you to Canyon Lights, a winter celebration of light. Cross the suspension bridge to Treetops Adventure and explore the forest from yet another perspective at night. Enjoy carolers, dressed in historical winter costumes, performing every evening.

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It's a Wonderful Life

Arts Club Theatre

Nov 20 - Jan 3

In this holiday heart-warmer, George Bailey's guardian angel swoops in to remind him that faith, hope, and family make life truly wonderful.

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Bright Nights @ Stanley Park

Nov 28 to Jan 3

More than a million twinkling lights transform the forest, train and Children's Farmyard. Explore the woodland paths leading to enchanting, animated displays and holiday sounds. A Christmas family tradition for over 20 years, the train wends its way through the forest past Santa's workshop, an international village and the much loved Moose in the middle of the glistening waterway.

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Upcoming Events in November 2008

Vancouver Fashion Week

November 2008

For 15 seasons, Vancouver Fashion Week has injected the West Coast with a dose of glamour, inspiration and a little sex appeal.

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The Merchant of Venice

November 10, 2008

Shakespeare, with a twist: the audience chooses the cast right before each performance. 8 pm. $11-$20.50.

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Alanis Morissette in Concert

November 28, 2008

The award-winning Canadian rocker returns to the limelight with a new album. 7:30 pm. $39.50-$67.50.

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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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