Outside the public can enjoy skating, concerts, and the zipline for free as a part of the BC You Gotta Be Here campaign. However inside the Vancouver Art Gallery you can enjoy all that the official British Columbia Canada Pavilion has to offer.
Throughout the Games, admission to the Vancouver Art Gallery will be free and you can head up to the fourth floor to check out the BC showcase.
Explore Da Vinci’s work and even Emily Carr’s at no charge at all, which is a real treat. Other exhibits inside include:
Back outside at Robson Square they also have a massive projection of Games coverage (50′ x 70′) along with daily performances and pyrotechnics. The area has just been hopping lately, turning into a major hub for spectators, participants and revelers so far. This is pretty much my top pick for free things to do during the Olympics with so much going on and so many people coming together.
Free daily events outside:
A full listing of events can be found online. If you can’t make it down, check out their webcams, which are showing some great live video of Robson Square. On February 14th they will celebrate “BC Day” at the pavilion.