Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge

Comments 81 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show your government-issued ID when you visit.


1900s: Archives# CVA 371-460.

Capilano Suspension Bridge
1906: Archives# CVA 677-891 and 2011: Photo by Bryan Garnett-Law on Flickr

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, including the Treetops Adventure and Cliffwalk, is currently open 8:30am until 8:00pm for the summer. BC Residents get special perks and deals on admission and you can enter to win a $20,000 dream wedding at the park as well. Share your Capilano Suspension Bridge memories and stories by following and contributing to the tag #CapBridge125 on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge This Summer

It’s not often enough that we get to be tourists in our own hometown but the Capilano Suspension Bridge wants to change that. They are offering an awesome summer staycation package to one lucky Miss604 reader and their family. The prize includes: 4 tickets to the bridge, 1 pound of homemade birthday fudge, 2 baseball hats and two stuffed animals (valued at $225). Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment sharing your best birthday memory (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a #CapBridge125 prize pack from @CapSuspBridge + @Miss604 http://ow.ly/zFRoV

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Contest is open to all, not just those with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th (they just get the free admission on their special day).

Update The winner is Liz!

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  1. JoyceMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 2:22pm PST

    when I was 5…my parents threw me a 100 people birthday party at mcd in Hong Kong:)

  2. SamanthaMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 3:00pm PST

    My bf had a surprise bday for me this year

  3. LindaMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 3:08pm PST

    Going to Old Spaghetti Factory with my Grandkids this past year and getting the Birthday cards that they made

  4. Janet Y.J. KongMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 3:35pm PST

    Celebrating a milestone birthday with family and friends 6 years ago was a special time together!

  5. Robyn UngerMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 3:53pm PST

    Going to Stardust roller skating rink for my party and getting new roller skates!

  6. LucMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 4:25pm PST

    I got a puppy for my 7th birthday. Too bad it was a mechanical one 🙁

  7. TimMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 5:18pm PST

    Mom threw me a surprise bday party for my first grade class!

  8. PeterMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 5:23pm PST

    Getting to meet two astronauts visiting my homeland at the time of my tenth birthday.

  9. lorMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 6:12pm PST

    having breakfast on top of the Empire State Building on my beautiful sunny birthday in 2010

  10. SandraMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 6:24pm PST

    Being blindfolded and then driven around in circles all around the city until I was brought to my friends house for my surprise 30th!!!

  11. AlanMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 6:52pm PST

    Getting a bike on my 11th birthday, loved that bike so much.

  12. Dayna WilsonMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 7:04pm PST

    It’s actually my birthday tomorrow 🙂 My best memory is having tons of friends over for a big bbq in my backyard for my 21st.

  13. LelainiaLloydMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 7:24pm PST

    On my 30th birthday, my husband had me “kidnapped” by friends, blindfolded & brought to BBY Village Museum which he had rented out. (It was March & the village was closed.) He was there waiting with 40 of our friends & family, had bought me a ring and proposed again after 10 years of marriage. We renewed our vows in the little church & then had everyone back to the hous for a party. BEST birthday ever!

  14. Michelle KMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 7:51pm PST

    I loved my 34th birthday with my husband and baby daughter..it was such a wonderful evening…

  15. KimMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 8:02pm PST

    I like the simple things! A cozy birthday meal cooked by my hubby and shared between the two of us!

  16. Alisa Y.Monday, July 28th, 2014 — 8:42pm PST

    When I was 7, my parents threw me a a birthday party at a KFC in China. There was a mascot and a giant cake. I had so much fun at the indoor playground

  17. KristinaMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 8:48pm PST

    I found out on my last birthday that I was pregnant! Just Had my lil guy in April 🙂

  18. Iris @muckymooMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 10:41pm PST

    My favorite birthday memories are the birthday parties I planned with my children for them. Lots of games and crafts and crazy cakes!

  19. ihealboxMonday, July 28th, 2014 — 11:36pm PST

    I like this bridge, and I really like this place. I do not know whether this can be found inside the forest ginseng(ihealbox.com), ha ha.

  20. StotesTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 6:13am PST

    My favorite memories are the surprises on my birthday,

  21. KristaTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 7:26am PST

    My best birthday was my 5th, which was also my first day of kindergarten.

  22. Erin WTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 7:59am PST

    My best birthday memory is dinner downtown with my family and then exploring all the new Olympic construction!

  23. chistaTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 8:03am PST

    Surprise 13th bday at splash down waterpark

  24. AlexTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 8:33am PST

    Spending my bday on Whistler one year – perfect blue skies, -5, 30cm fresh snow, no lineups!

  25. Debbie FTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:08am PST

    When I was about 10 and got a bike for my birthday.

  26. GregTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:11am PST

    my favorite birthday was when I flew home and celebrated with my family.

  27. ceciliaTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:16am PST

    My favourite birthday memory is when my whole family ate a giant cake together from the box with forks only and no plates.

  28. PatriciaTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:37am PST

    I live all my birthdays… It’s my favorite holiday !!

  29. IainTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 10:12am PST

    Celebrating my 12th at Disneyland!

  30. SharylinTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 10:40am PST

    My best Birthday memory is when I was ten and my Mum, Grampa & brother were returning from the grocery with all the fixins for the strawberry short cake Mum made me every year. My Mum and Grampa were in the front seat, Grampa had his arm around the groceries that were in a paper bag and my brother was in the backseat. All the car windows down on that hot summer day and my Grampa flicked his cigarette butt out the window. Shortly after he said to my Mum, it’s really getting hot and Mum looked over and the bag of groceries was on fire…quietly in the back seat my brother had been blowing on the flames trying to put it out!

  31. TaigiTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 10:52am PST

    Spending it with my GF, now Wife for the first time a couple years ago.

  32. PJTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 11:06am PST

    My 30th was a surprise party at a friend’s place in Toronto that caught me and I never get caught!

  33. janTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 11:50am PST

    being in England at a pub for my 25th

  34. Elaine DengTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 12:03pm PST

    My best birthday memory was when I was 12 and we went on vacation!

  35. StephanieTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 12:37pm PST

    Five years ago when I was in my hometown to celebrate.

  36. HeteshTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 12:57pm PST

    When I was 10 and we went to the orginal chucky cheese in bby!

  37. SharonTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 1:10pm PST

    Last year I had a “’90s” themed party 🙂

  38. valerieTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 1:32pm PST

    Best birthday memory: when I turned 41 friends & I convened in Portland for a reboot of my 40th birthday party, which had been cancelled as it took place Sept. 11, 2001.

  39. LizTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 2:00pm PST

    My most favorite memory was for my 25th birthday – ended up with over 50 people at a korean karaoke bar singing 90s pop songs until the wee hours! 🙂

  40. MaryTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 2:03pm PST

    When I turned 18 my parents threw me a cotillion! I danced ballroom with 18 of my closest friends. Followed by a buffet dinner and open floor dancing!

  41. KathleenTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 2:28pm PST

    my friends from another city drove to my current city and surprised me!

  42. Elizabeth BTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 3:21pm PST

    Receiving a lime green barbie car for my 4th birthday…and that was a lonnnnng time ago 🙂

  43. RenfrewTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 4:48pm PST

    Always spend my birthday in Osoyoos by the lake.

  44. MoniqueTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 4:50pm PST

    My birthdays are always spent with family. That’s all I need.

  45. LindaTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 7:08pm PST

    My best birthdays were when I got money and went to the bookstore.

  46. SwapnilTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:14pm PST

    Surprise birthday party with family

  47. RobbieTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 9:32pm PST

    Best birthday memory was when I was living abroad and my girlfriend surprised me on my doorstep. She’s now my fiancé.

  48. RyanTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 11:03pm PST

    my gf surprised me by throwing a bday party for me with all my friends

  49. RebeccaWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 1:20am PST

    Being in Greece for my 11th birthday was awesome!

  50. LoriWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 8:59am PST

    Going to the Price is Right show before Bob Barker retired.

  51. GaryWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 10:31am PST

    Getting engaged last year on my 26th!

  52. VanessaWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 10:42am PST

    My best birthday memory was my 21st birthday. Surprise birthday party planned by my friends and sister.

  53. Winnie ChanWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 11:08am PST

    When I was 27, I got proposed on a Ferris Wheel in Tokyo with a fabulous night view!!

  54. Peter KhooWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 3:02pm PST

    Having dinner with a bunch of complete strangers!

  55. TracyWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 10:20pm PST

    i was spoiled couple years ago, with the fray concert tickets, and dinner at hawksworth restaurant!

  56. rinoWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 11:57pm PST

    spending my birthday in Hawaii

  57. taniaWednesday, July 30th, 2014 — 11:58pm PST

    Biggest Chocolate cake ever!

  58. DilaraThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 12:26am PST

    For my 26th birthday, I treated myself to a week in Mexico. It was my first trip there & I fell in love with it.

  59. DonaldThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 7:32am PST

    My favourite part as a child was opening the birthday gifts.

  60. Ariel CThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:51am PST

    going ice skating with my friends!

  61. helenThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 1:41pm PST

    a few years ago, just after my daughter was born my birthday coincided with Easter weekend and we went to the egg hunt – just enjoying the kids hunting for eggs in the snow and there was a bake sale with awesome cupcakes – just a lovely day 🙂

  62. Lorena GrandeThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 2:10pm PST

    My favorite birthday was going on a 30th Birthday Cruise during Spring Break,
    and snorkling with Stingrays in Grand Caymen, Climbing Dunns River Falls…in a chain holding hands with 100 people (Jamaica)….will you get the idea! I don’t think that I could top this. 🙂

  63. Lisa MartinThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 3:13pm PST

    In university, my boyfriend got a group of friends together and practiced for weeks and surprised me with roses and with the whole ‘group’ singing that old romantic classic ‘Duke of Earl’ in front of my English class.

  64. mike gismondiFriday, August 1st, 2014 — 3:59am PST

    My best birthday memory is going mini-golfing with my friends!

  65. angela griffinFriday, August 1st, 2014 — 4:00am PST

    I always liked the great cakes my Mom would make.

  66. MonicaFriday, August 1st, 2014 — 8:51am PST

    My best birthday was spent at a spa being spoiled head to toe!

  67. Lisa T.Friday, August 1st, 2014 — 11:42am PST

    I loved sharing my birthday with my best friend in High School who shared the same birth date 🙂

  68. NathanFriday, August 1st, 2014 — 1:36pm PST

    Met James Irwin once.

  69. EileenFriday, August 1st, 2014 — 8:05pm PST

    My mom made me a cake full of blueberries

  70. LoreleiSaturday, August 2nd, 2014 — 1:21pm PST

    My friends threw me a surprise party when I turned 16!

  71. GigiSunday, August 3rd, 2014 — 10:50am PST

    Going bungee jumping on my 20th!

  72. MelissaSunday, August 3rd, 2014 — 11:25pm PST

    Skydiving for my 29th birthday. Survived and crossed something off my bucket list.

  73. BarbMonday, August 4th, 2014 — 11:34am PST

    Best birthday ever was last year! Bf had an 80’s party for me, so much fun!

  74. SelenaMonday, August 4th, 2014 — 12:11pm PST

    My favorite birthday memory would be when my family was still a family. Everyone got along, & the house was full of laughter. Birthday gatherings were huge. Now, the only time anyone ever sees each-other is at funerals. Very sad to see such dysfunction, but I will never forget the good times at that last happy birthday party. I would LOVE to go to Capilano Suspension Bridge with my son & his dad!! I don’t dwell on the negative. Creating new happy memories is all I strive for. 🙂

  75. DebMonday, August 4th, 2014 — 12:52pm PST

    best memory was my 8th B’day, I had a cake with a Carousel on the top, it was beautiful, I loved the stripes of the big top and all the horses, but when we lit the candles, the big top went up in flames… poof! The cake survived, but the flames were pretty scary to all us kids.

  76. LauraTuesday, August 5th, 2014 — 10:57am PST

    For my 29th, my best friend and I decided to go to New York! That has to be my most memorable birthday.

  77. RileyTuesday, August 5th, 2014 — 1:13pm PST

    Every birthday cake I’ve ever eaten.

  78. Vincent ChenTuesday, August 5th, 2014 — 7:43pm PST

    When I had birthday with my whole family in Taiwan. Haven’t had that since I was 6 :’)

  79. RJWednesday, August 6th, 2014 — 10:30pm PST

    Getting surprised by my 2 year old with “shhh, it’s a surprise party”.

  80. LAinVanThursday, August 7th, 2014 — 4:30pm PST

    best birthday memory … is always the “next” birthday … which is coming up Oct. 29th!

  81. EmiliaMonday, August 11th, 2014 — 8:48pm PST

    one of my best birthday memories was receiving a new bicycle and basket when I was an adult

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