Winter Wander at Vanier Park


Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 — 10:14am PST
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Vanier Park hosts the fourth annual Winter Wander on Saturday, February 7, 2015 as six cultural institutions open their doors for a self-guided family-friendly tour for visitors and locals alike.

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Winter Wander at Vanier Park

Presented by Port Metro Vancouver, the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Museum of Vancouver, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Vancouver Academy of Music, and City of Vancouver Archives will all participate in Winter Wander.

All stops are within walking distance and all will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on February 7th. For only $5.00, youth, seniors and adults receive admission to all venues, while kids five and younger can visit for free.

winterwandermapNew this year, there will be complimentary beverages, wooden boat building demonstrations at the Vancouver Maritime Museum’s Heritage Harbour, and the Museum of Vancouver’s exhibition of Musqueam culture. Check the schedule online for details about special presentations and activities throughout the day.

1. Vancouver Maritime Museum
2. H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
3. Museum of Vancouver
4. Vancouver Academy of Music
5. City of Vancouver Archives
6. Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Win a Winter Wander Prize Pack

To promote Winter Wander, the Vanier Park Culture Group has offered up an awesome prize pack for one lucky Miss604 reader. The prize includes:

  • 2 tickets to Bard on the Beach
  • 1-year annual pass for the Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • 2 tickets for Space Centre evening programming
  • A tote bag and family membership to the Museum of Vancouver
  • 2 tickets to the VAMSO concert at the Orpheum
  • Daphne Sleigh’s book on Major Matthews, founder of the Vancouver Archives, “The Man Who Saved Vancouver”!

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment naming a participating venue for Winter Wander(1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a #VanWinterWander prize pack from @miss604 & the Vanier Park Culture Group http://ow.ly/IqE7X

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Saturday, February 7, 2015.

Update The winner is Emma!

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This post is sponsored by the Vanier Park Culture Group

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106 comments

  1. Sabrina says:

    Holy amazing prize batman! It’d be fun to see the Vancouver Maritime Museum again – it’s been a while!

  2. Carole M says:

    Great prize! HR MacMillan Space Centre. I really need to get the kids to the Planetarium some time.

  3. Jaclyn Jary says:

    I’ve never been to Bard on the Beach Shakespeare festival but that would be exciting. A great date idea

  4. Karen says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  5. Jason says:

    This is awesome. I really want to go to the Museum of Vancouver again! Would love to win this amazing contest

  6. Linda Webster says:

    Bard on the Beach. I love it. We go to at least two plays every summer.

  7. Stephanie says:

    Museum of Vancouver is participating. Awesome prize!

  8. Ursula says:

    Wow, what a prize!

  9. jessica eapen says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum =)

  10. monique says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  11. Renfrew says:

    Museum of Vancouver.

  12. Gabrielle D. says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, What a treat it would be to go again!

  13. Lori says:

    What a great way to spend family day!

  14. kay says:

    Vancouver academy of music

  15. Mercedes says:

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

  16. Dayna Wilson says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum

  17. Lori says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum

  18. Darcy says:

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

  19. Donald says:

    HR MacMillian Space Centre

  20. Rebecca says:

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

  21. Sanaz says:

    HR MacMillian Space Centre

  22. Kam says:

    Nice one! Would love to check out the Museum of Vancouver!

  23. Kristyn Stilling says:

    The Vancouver Academy of Music

  24. Sharon says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum

  25. Ali says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  26. Janet says:

    MacMillan Space Centre

  27. Nancy Nagy says:

    Bard On The Beach Shakespeare Festival

  28. Erin W says:

    The MoV! I love it there!

  29. Nicole H. says:

    The Museum of Vancouver

  30. Mondee Redman says:

    It is worth entering for this book alone. Daphne Sleigh’s book on Major Matthews, founder of the Vancouver Archives, “The Man Who Saved Vancouver”!

  31. Kim Rees says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  32. Amie says:

    Boat building and beverages. Good times 🙂

  33. Michelle W says:

    The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. I have not been there since I was a child and I think it would be fun to check it out again! What an awesome prize pack!!

  34. Eileen says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  35. Tracy says:

    The Museum of Vancouver

  36. Hayley says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  37. Jason says:

    I love the Vancouver Museum! Sooo fun!!! <3

  38. Lindsay says:

    Bard on the Beach!

  39. Steve v. says:

    Museum of Vancouver (MOV)

  40. Laura says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre!

  41. jae says:

    Bard on the beach

  42. Emilia says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  43. Ai Ling says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  44. Branka says:

    would love to win Bard on the beach tickets

  45. Branka says:

    Bard on the Beach

  46. Wen says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is really awesome!

  47. Greg says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  48. Maddy says:

    This would be a dream for a broke grad student. I love bard on the beach so much!

  49. Jane says:

    Would love to see the Space Centre again! Haven’t been there in 15 years!

  50. Teresa K says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  51. Justine Crawford says:

    I’d absolutely love to check out Bard on the Beach!

  52. Joy Gyamfi says:

    I’ve heard such great things about Bard on the Beach but sadly have never been able to go! I would love to win this prize pack 🙂

  53. David says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  54. Emma says:

    Museum of Vancouver! Such a great little place.

  55. Hannah says:

    Vancouver Academy of Music

  56. Betty says:

    H. R. MacMillan Space Centre. I would love to go there! I havn’t been since “Dark Side of the Moon” was playing!

  57. Trina says:

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. So good!

  58. Charity says:

    I would love to win tickets to the Bard on the Beach! Went once and I would love to attend again!

  59. M Claire says:

    Bard on the Beach!

  60. Kate says:

    Space Centre! I’d love to go to one of their movie nights!

  61. Lisa G says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is Awesome! so is this prize!!! Thanks for the opportunity:)

  62. Jean says:

    Remarkable prize package! Looking forward to the archives.

  63. maria says:

    Bard on the beach

  64. Evana says:

    Look forward to going to Museum of Vancouver!

  65. Sarah M says:

    Bard on the beach!!

  66. Albert says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum!

  67. Kenny says:

    Vancouver Academy of Music!

  68. Carmel says:

    Museum of Vancouver 🙂

  69. Jeff S says:

    The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre!

  70. Amy says:

    Wow awesome!
    I’ve been wanting to watch a play at Bard on the Beach!

  71. James says:

    Never been to Bard on the Beach, it would be nice to go.

  72. Carol says:

    HR MacMillian Space Centre

  73. martha says:

    We never been to any of these. I would like to see. H.R. Macmillan space centre.

  74. Lael says:

    This is a great idea for family day. I haven’t been to the H.R.MacMillion Space Centre in years.

  75. Candice says:

    Museum of vancouver

  76. Sonja S says:

    Vancouver Maritime Museum!

  77. Debbie H says:

    HR MacMillan Space Centre

  78. Sharon M says:

    Took my 4 year old Son to H.R MacMillan Space Centre during the summer. He was so amazed with the show he was afraid we were in outer space. Oh to be a kid again! Would definitely love to see Bard on the Beach this year!!

  79. Lisa Martin says:

    Bard on the Beach!

  80. Monica Samuda Poitras says:

    What a great event. I wish I was in town this weekend!

    Museum of Vancouver!

  81. Carmelle says:

    Bard on the Beach! Amazing 😀

  82. Richard Woo says:

    Bard on the Beach

  83. Emily says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  84. Kathleen says:

    Bard on the beach

  85. Mary says:

    Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival! I go every year it’s such an amazing event 😉

  86. Jude Hannah says:

    City of Vancouver Archives! So much fun to see the history of this fabulous city.

  87. Holly says:

    Looking forward to checking out what’s new at the Maritime Museum during Winter Wander.

  88. Chris says:

    Heck of a prize. I love hitting the Museum of Vancouver.

  89. Elaine says:

    Museum of vancouver

  90. Lorena Grande says:

    Fun Winter Wonderland Contest. “Museum of Vancouver”

  91. Deb says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  92. Mike L says:

    Let it Snow!

  93. Carol McCann says:

    My
    family would love to visit the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  94. Harjit says:

    I would love to take my family to the HR McMillan Space Center. Thanks for the chance to win twitter fan@plumerea

  95. Alex says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

  96. Sandra says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  97. Jessica says:

    H.R. MacMillan Space Centre!

  98. Crystal says:

    Museum of Vancouver!

  99. Justine says:

    I’ve heard great things about the Museum of Vancouver.

  100. Linda says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  101. Michelle says:

    The maritime museum!

  102. meredith says:

    The hr macmillan space centre..haven’t been there in ages!

  103. Susan M says:

    Museum of Vancouver

  104. shawn says:

    Maritime museum!

  105. Aundrea says:

    Haven’t been to any of these but BARD ON THE BEACH I would really look forward too

  106. Gary says:

    Museum of Vancouver

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