Win Bard on the Beach Fireworks Tickets

Comments 168 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bard on the Beach returns this summer, with the white tents at Vanier Park hosting the award-winning Shakespeare Festival from June 4th until September 26th. With such a spectacular location, they are bringing back their very special Bard-B-Q fireworks package with tickets to a show, dinner, and private fireworks viewing for the Honda Celebration of Light.

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Starting at 5:00pm on July 25th, July 29th, and August 5th, the Bard-B-Q package include tickets to The Comedy of Errors or Shakespeare’s Rebel followed by a delicious salmon barbecue and delectable desserts, complimentary tea and coffee. The evening culminates with a private view of the spectacular fireworks off English Bay. Tickets start at $95 for the whole package. Call the Bard Box Office at 604-739-0559 or (toll free) 1-877-739-0559 or order online through the Bard website.

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Ben Elliott (Antipholus), Dawn Petten (Dromio). THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 2015. Photo & Image Design: David Cooper & Emily Cooper

Win Bard on the Beach Fireworks Tickets

I have a four pack of Bard-B-Q tickets to give away for The Comedy of Errors on July 29th! Enjoy a night out with three friends, dinner, and the beautiful fireworks from the shores of Vanier Park. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment with your favourite Shakespeare quote (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win @BardontheBeach #BardBQFireworks tickets from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/P6Qxt

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Must be 19+. Follow Bard on the Beach on Facebook and Twitter.

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Established in 1990, Bard is an annual summer festival with a mission to perform, explore and celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Play performances run Tuesday through Sunday with matinees on selected weekends and weekdays. All evening performances start at 7:30pm.

Update The winner is @ArieleNorth!

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  1. Janice MThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 1:51pm PST

    “This above all; to thine own self be true” . Words to live by.

  2. Don ForanThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:09pm PST

    “Since mine own doors refuse to entertain me,
    I’ll knock elsewhere, to see if they’ll disdain me”
    ― William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors

  3. Randy WalbergThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:20pm PST

    If music be the food of love; play on.

  4. RachelThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:25pm PST

    “If music be the food of love, play on” – Twelfth Night

  5. Janet Y.J. KongThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:47pm PST

    We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

  6. Elizabeth TheThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:54pm PST

    “All the world’s a stage / and all the men and women merely players. / They have their exits and their entrances / And one man in his time plays many parts” – As You Like It

  7. Kanchana WalbergThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 2:55pm PST

    Can one desire too much of a good thing? – As You Like It

  8. LucThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 3:15pm PST

    “If music be the food of love, play on”
    Twelfth Night

  9. Dayna WilsonThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 3:19pm PST

    July 29th is my 30th birthday, this’d be a great way to spend it!

    “Though she is little, she be fierce” – framed in my daughter’s bedroom.

  10. JasonThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 3:40pm PST

    “Have more than you show, speak less than you know” – King Lear

  11. JasonThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 3:47pm PST

    a horse a horse my kingdom for a horse…King Richard

  12. Lindsay SimmonsThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 3:53pm PST

    We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

  13. ReenThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 4:00pm PST

    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

  14. Elizabeth BThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 4:09pm PST

    “We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep” The Tempest

  15. LindaThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 4:20pm PST

    Neither a borrower nor a lender be.

  16. bjhThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 5:41pm PST

    Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

  17. GeorgeThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 6:40pm PST

    ‘Tis the mind that makes the body rich“

  18. deeThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 6:46pm PST

    Et tu, Brute?

  19. AmyThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 7:11pm PST

    My favourite is actually a line from sonnet 18:
    Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.

  20. StephanieThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 8:17pm PST

    “The earth has music for those who listen.”

  21. KatyThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 8:23pm PST

    The undiscovered country from whose bourn
    No traveller returns

  22. SteveThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 8:25pm PST

    “Out, damn’d spot!”

  23. LauraThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 8:27pm PST

    “Brevity is the soul of wit”

  24. AliThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 8:43pm PST

    “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.”

  25. HayleyThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 9:14pm PST

    How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

  26. KamThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 9:46pm PST

    “Good Night, Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow” – Romeo and Juliet

  27. Rajbinder KaurThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 10:15pm PST

    “The worst is not, So long as we can say, ‘This is the worst.’ ” . King Lear Quote (Act IV, Scene I). (@BinderKaur2)

  28. EileenThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 10:42pm PST

    To be or not to be… -Hamlet

  29. Kim ReesThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 10:57pm PST

    To Be or not to be, that is the question ~ Hamlet

  30. RebeccaThursday, July 2nd, 2015 — 11:16pm PST

    To be, or not to be: that is the question

  31. Ron F.Friday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:10am PST

    In jest, there is truth.. King Lear

  32. Lorena GrandeFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:13am PST

    Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.
    (Twelfth Night)

  33. OliverFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 6:17am PST

    “Can one desire too much of a good thing?”

  34. Cathie DeForgeFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 7:04am PST

    Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. (Twelfth Night)

  35. Shirley WeirFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 7:07am PST

    To thine own self be true. (Polonius from Hamlet)

  36. soniaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 7:21am PST

    No legacy is so rich as honesty.

  37. Lisa MartinFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 7:59am PST

    To be or not to be, that is the question

  38. kristyFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:09am PST

    “Lord, what fools these mortals be!”
    ― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  39. Bonnie RFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:11am PST

    To be or not to be, that is the question…

  40. LisaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:13am PST

    “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”

  41. KlaraFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:22am PST

    No legacy is so rich as honesty.

  42. LynFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:23am PST

    A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!

  43. MoFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:26am PST

    “The course of true love never did run smooth.”

  44. Ariel CFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:28am PST

    to be or not to be, that is the question

  45. Alice H.Friday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:34am PST

    To be or not to be

  46. Debbie SFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:39am PST

    “Though she is little, she be fierce”

  47. BrankaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:40am PST

    To be or not to be, that is the question

  48. KatheFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:41am PST

    Have more than you show, speak less than you know.

  49. GregFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:49am PST

    Tis the east, and Juliet is the sun

  50. JCFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:51am PST

    “Lord what fools these mortals be.” –Puck, A Misummer Night’s Dream

  51. TrishFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:53am PST

    “Aye, there’s the rub”… 🙂

  52. Lisa GFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:54am PST

    “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves”

  53. NatalieFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:54am PST

    To be or not to be -hamlet

  54. AthenaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:02am PST

    We are such stuff
    As dreams are made on, and our little life
    Is rounded with a sleep.
    ~ Prospero, “The Tempest”

  55. WebsturrFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:18am PST

    “If music be the food of love, play on”
    Twelfth Night

  56. kayFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:19am PST

    Tis the east, and juliet is the sun

  57. Ali ScottFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:20am PST

    We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

  58. PansyFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 10:01am PST

    “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once..”

  59. ZoeFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 10:03am PST

    And though she but little, she is fierce!

  60. Linda WebsterFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 10:16am PST

    “No legacy is so rich as honesty.”

  61. ChristinaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 11:12am PST

    “Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”
    -William Shakespeare

  62. Debbie FFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 11:43am PST

    What a piece of work is a man!

  63. Lisa MFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 11:45am PST

    Have more than you show, Speak less than you know 🙂

  64. Mercedes DFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 11:46am PST

    If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? (The Merchant of Venice)

  65. GregFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 11:46am PST

    All the world’s a stage.

  66. kellie NehringFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:21pm PST

    It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

  67. JaniceFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:23pm PST

    “T’is neither here nor there”.

  68. LillianFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:26pm PST

    …there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

  69. MaryFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:40pm PST

    “Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.”

  70. Annie MFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 12:52pm PST

    Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow,
    That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
    – Romeo & Juliet

  71. Alan HuangFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 1:08pm PST

    knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

  72. JuliaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 1:50pm PST

    Who could refrain,
    That had a heart to love, and in that heart
    Courage to make love known?
    – Macbeth

  73. Lindsey MFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 2:01pm PST

    O, when she’s angry, she is keen and shrewd!
    She was a vixen when she went to school;
    And though she be but little, she is fierce.

  74. MagFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 2:20pm PST

    To be, or not to be, that is the question

  75. SpikeFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 2:42pm PST

    “Et tu Brute?” -Julius Caesar

  76. MichaelFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 2:49pm PST

    “Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.” – Love’s Labour’s Lost

  77. AmFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 2:56pm PST

    What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

  78. Juliana GalbiattiFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:25pm PST

    “The golden age is before us, not behind us”
    William Shakespeare

  79. JuliaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:26pm PST

    “Mine eyes smell onions” – Lafeu, in All’s Well that Ends Well

  80. DBFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:29pm PST

    I scorn you, scurvy companion!
    2 Henry IV (2.4.115)

  81. Teresa KFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:32pm PST

    To be or not to be.

  82. JanetFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:41pm PST

    “To be, or not to be: that is the question”
    Hamlet

  83. vinceFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 3:46pm PST

    “Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.”
    Romeo and Juliet

  84. KatherineFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 4:27pm PST

    “We came into the world like brother and brother,
    And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.”
    <>

  85. MarsalieFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 4:42pm PST

    To be or not to be, that is the question.

  86. Katie borrettFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 4:49pm PST

    Said the action to the word and the word to the action.

  87. Mila M.Friday, July 3rd, 2015 — 7:51pm PST

    “And though she be but little, she is fierce.”
    – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    My future tattoo 🙂

  88. Christine WFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 8:57pm PST

    Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

  89. Madeline LabergeFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:03pm PST

    “Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used”

    Othello

  90. IainFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 9:48pm PST

    There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

  91. EmiliaFriday, July 3rd, 2015 — 10:17pm PST

    Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind and therefore winged Cupid it’s painted blind – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  92. DilaraSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 2:00am PST

    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

  93. Michelle ReidSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 7:11am PST

    Shall I compare thee to a summers day

  94. Kristiina HayesSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 10:53am PST

    Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used ~~ Othello

  95. JovitaSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 12:59pm PST

    All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts. (As You Like it)

  96. Barb SnelgroveSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 1:14pm PST

    “If music be the food of love, play on” – Twelfth Night

  97. AngelaSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 2:36pm PST

    “Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”
    ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

  98. Sunshine HSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 3:24pm PST

    Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

  99. BenjaminSaturday, July 4th, 2015 — 3:42pm PST

    “Cry “Havoc,” and let slip the dogs of war”. – Julius Caesar; Act III, Scene I.

  100. Sherry FSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 12:40am PST

    There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. Hamlet

  101. CharlenaSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 10:00am PST

    And thought she be but little, she is FIERCE!

  102. lorSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 10:25am PST

    If music be the food of love, play on.

  103. JugSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 10:52am PST

    To be or not to be…

  104. Michelle WSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 11:58am PST

    To thine own self be true

  105. wenSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 2:29pm PST

    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

  106. Leanne SSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 2:40pm PST

    “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so”.

  107. MaureenSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 5:29pm PST

    This above all: to thine own self be true.

  108. DonaldSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 6:36pm PST

    “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”

  109. cindySunday, July 5th, 2015 — 9:13pm PST

    lover and madman have such seethig brains

  110. Lucie BSunday, July 5th, 2015 — 10:31pm PST

    “This above all; to thine own self be true.”

  111. LynMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 1:46am PST

    from KING LEAR:
    When we were born we cry that we are come
    To this great stage of fools.

  112. matthew mMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 12:17pm PST

    “Brevity is the soul of wit”

  113. Timothy Dy GuaniMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 2:36pm PST

    Expectation is the root of all heartache

  114. Mike BMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 2:40pm PST

    Neither a borrower nor a lender be 😉

  115. GaryMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 3:29pm PST

    “Nothing will come of nothing: speak again.”

  116. trevorMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 6:28pm PST

    “Can one desire too much of a good thing?” – As You Like It

  117. susannahMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 8:23pm PST

    From All’s Well That Ends Well:: “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

  118. GraemeMonday, July 6th, 2015 — 9:18pm PST

    To be or not to be, that is the question.

  119. MeganTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 1:11am PST

    “Out, damned spot! out, I say!”

  120. Christine CampbellTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 7:35am PST

    “It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” – MacBeth

  121. HannahTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 10:52am PST

    There is no darkness but ignorance.

  122. ShirleyTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 12:59pm PST

    O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?

  123. RinoTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 2:48pm PST

    “Out, damn’d spot!”

  124. TaniaTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 2:50pm PST

    Neither a borrower nor a lender be

  125. Katie GTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 7:10pm PST

    Nothing will come of nothing

  126. AlbertTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 7:56pm PST

    “To be or not to be… that is the question”

  127. LaelTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 9:12pm PST

    If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?” Merchant of Venice

  128. Scott PodwinskiTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 9:35pm PST

    “There live not three good men unhanged in England: and one of them is fat.” – Falstaff, in King Henry IV

  129. Laura NaultTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 9:35pm PST

    Though she is little, she be fierce

  130. DarcyTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 10:27pm PST

    To be or not to be…that is the question.

  131. Lori MTuesday, July 7th, 2015 — 10:45pm PST

    If music be the food of love, play on!

  132. MichelleWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 12:42am PST

    “When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions” Hamlet.

  133. JulianWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 12:51am PST

    “We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”

  134. RUBYWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 7:38am PST

    “The earth has music for those who listen.”

  135. GurinderWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 7:39am PST

    “to be or not to be”

  136. NancyWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 7:41am PST

    “The earth has music for those who listen.”

  137. HeidiWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 9:52am PST

    If music be the food of love; play on.

  138. Jeff SWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 10:20am PST

    Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

  139. Patrick FWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 11:51am PST

    “Friends Romans Countrymen, I come to bury Ceasar not to praise him.”… “The evil that men do lives after them the good is oft interred with this bones.”

  140. JenniferWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 12:13pm PST

    Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

  141. tammyWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 12:21pm PST

    “Out, damn’d spot!”

  142. AlexWednesday, July 8th, 2015 — 1:09pm PST

    “To be, or not to be, that is the question” – from the famous Hamlet

  143. JustineThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 12:44am PST

    It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

  144. DianneThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 12:56am PST

    where fore art thou romeo

  145. JaoThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 1:03am PST

    Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

  146. GaryThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 1:21am PST

    Out out damn spot!

  147. DaisyThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 10:27am PST

    “If music be the food of love, play on.” – Twelfth Night

  148. jessica eapenThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 12:32pm PST

    “Out, damn’d spot!”

  149. JenThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 2:48pm PST

    “We are such stuff
    As dreams are made on;”
    – The Tempest

  150. WallyThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 3:31pm PST

    Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow – Macbeth

  151. Marina PetruzzelliThursday, July 9th, 2015 — 7:49pm PST

    Hear my soul speak: The very instant that I saw you, did. My heart fly to your service – The Tempest

  152. ShirleyFriday, July 10th, 2015 — 12:05pm PST

    “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

  153. MaryanneFriday, July 10th, 2015 — 6:18pm PST

    All the world’s a stage!

  154. lindaFriday, July 10th, 2015 — 7:48pm PST

    “To be, or not to be, that is the question.”

  155. BryanSaturday, July 11th, 2015 — 1:46am PST

    They lie deadly that tell you you have good faces .
    Coriolanus

  156. Samantha TSaturday, July 11th, 2015 — 9:35am PST

    No, sir, I do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but I bite my thumb!

  157. Rob MSaturday, July 11th, 2015 — 10:56am PST

    Double, double toil and trouble,
    Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.

  158. LindaSunday, July 12th, 2015 — 7:40am PST

    “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

  159. DarleneSunday, July 12th, 2015 — 10:45am PST

    “The course of true love never did run smooth” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  160. RenfrewSunday, July 12th, 2015 — 11:07am PST

    Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.

  161. DoraSunday, July 12th, 2015 — 2:48pm PST

    It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

  162. StephanieSunday, July 12th, 2015 — 8:17pm PST

    Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face. Else a maiden blush would bepaint my cheeks for what thou hast said tonight.

  163. ShaynaMonday, July 13th, 2015 — 4:33pm PST

    “I bite my thumb at you”

  164. tabbyMonday, July 13th, 2015 — 6:38pm PST

    If music be the food of love, play on.

  165. DeniseMonday, July 13th, 2015 — 8:27pm PST

    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

  166. Amanda MTuesday, July 14th, 2015 — 10:03am PST

    No legacy is so rich as honesty.

  167. ManveetTuesday, July 14th, 2015 — 11:23am PST

    The earth has music for those who listen

  168. shenazWednesday, April 27th, 2016 — 7:12pm PST

    “Have more than you show, speak less than you know” – King Lear

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