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.

Upcoming Events in October 2008

4th Annual Tastes of Yaletown

October 14-26, 2008

Vancouver food and wine enthusiasts are invited to discover and enjoy the fantastic offerings of Yaletown’s premier restaurants during the 4th Annual Taste of Yaletown event happening October 14th – 26th, 2008.

The Taste of Yaletown includes over 20 of Yaletown’s fabulous restaurants offering special three-course tasting menus for set prices of $25, $35 and $45. A portion of proceeds raised from each participating restaurant will be donated to The Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

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Vancouver Canucks 2008 Season

October 2008-May 2009

The Canucks kick-off another campaign this fall and pin their hopes on the backs of their newly named captain, and perennial all-star goaltender Roberto Luongo. The team has a fresh look year with the off-season departures of Markus Naslund and Brendan Morrison and retirement of fan favourite Trevor Linden.

There is a lot of optimism after an exciting pre-season record of 5-1 and a crop of fresh young players ready to make a name for themself. Call Ticketmaster for Tickets or visit Canucks.com for more info. The season runs until May 2008.

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Celine Dion @ GM Place

October 21 & 22, 2008

After finishing up her time in Las Vegas, Celine Dion has started her 'Taking Chances' world tour that has included stops in Africa, Europe, and Australia, before now concluding in the US and Canada.

Celine is performing two shows in Vancouver and they promise to be a spectacular live concert event where she will perform her biggest hits, along with songs from her new English album 'Taking Chances'.

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Vancouver Events and Attractions for July 2008

Canada Day at Canada Place

July 1, 2008

Celebrate Canada’s 141st birthday at the most Inspirationally Canadian location in the city: Canada Place. The annual community event takes place Tuesday, July 1, 2008. Admission is free.

This year’s high impact program includes aerial feats by our own Canadian Forces, jaw dropping tricks by West Coast Contortionists and gravity defying stunts by the extreme Ski & Snowboard Show. Showcasing incredible musical entertainment are Canada’s own 54-40, Destino Tenors, BC’s Karen Lee Batton, Dal Richards, Kinship and more.

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George Michael Concert @ GM Place

July 1, 2008

After performing 80 shows in 12 European countries for a staggering 1.3 million fans over the past year alone, legendary superstar George Michael will be bringing his smash 25 LIVE tour to North American arenas in the summer of 2008 in support of his new retrospective record.

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Theatre Under the Stars

July 9 - August 16, 2008

Theatre Under The Stars returns this summer with two ever popular productions, Jesus Christ Superstar and Annie Get Your Gun. Playing on alternating nights from July 9 to August 16.

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HSBC Celebration of Lights

July 23 - August 2, 2008

"Every year the HSBC Celebration of Light becomes more and more spectacular as fireworks light up the sky over English Bay," said Brent MacGregor, Chair of the Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society. "It is our goal to continue to provide a free entertaining event in the beautiful city of Vancouver that all can enjoy. We thank HSBC and all of our community sponsors for supporting this event.”

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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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