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.

June's Epecial Events

A Hero's Life

Saturday, Jun 2 & Monday, Jun 4 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Jan Lisiecki Piano

Referred to as "the most sensational young artist to emerge in Canada in a decade," Jan Lisiecki is a superstar in the making. He performs Schumann's delicious Piano Concerto in his Vancouver debut, while in the second half, Maestro Tovey explores the rich treasure trove of music that is A Hero's Life by Richard Strauss.

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May's Epecial Events

Chris Botti with the VSO

Wednesday, May 2 @ 8pm, Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Pierre Simard conductor
Chris Botti trumpet
Billy Childs piano
Robert Hurst bass

The one and only Chris Botti makes his highly-anticipated return to the Orpheum to perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra! His last VSO performance – a sold-out concert in 2010 – had audiences leaping to their feet for multiple standing ovations. So get your tickets now, it is sure to sell out again!

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Jeffrey Kahane Plays Bach and Mozart

Friday, May 18 @ 8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
Saturday, May 19 @ 8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC

Conductor / Performers
Jeffrey Kahane conductor/piano

JS Bach's second son, Carl Philipp Emanuel, was also an extremely important figure in the transition from the Baroque to Classical eras. His Sinfonia in E-flat Major is a brilliant example of Rococo, early-Classical writing. Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Kahane conducts, and performs JS Bach's Concerto No. 1 in D minor and Mozart's breathtaking Piano Concerto No. 25

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April's Events

The Wizard of Oz!

Monday, April 2 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Constantine Kitsopoulos conductor

COME IN COSTUME to Oz with the Orchestra! Follow the yellow brick road to the Orpheum to watch this beloved classic, beautifully restored in full colour, on the big screen with live music performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Dress up as your favourite character for the Wizard of Oz as you've never seen (or heard) it before!

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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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