When the Coca-Cola “Happiness Inspector” asks if you’re ready to “Open Happiness” you’d better be ready. Set up inside LiveCity Yaletown the Coca-Cola pavilion will leave you smiling and giddy, and that’s not even from all the free pop they’ll toss your way. While the line ups for LiveCity or the Coca-Cola pavilion (once you […]
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Expecting about 60,000 visitors throughout the duration of the Games, the Royal Canadian Mint has been overwhelmed with the positive public response to their exhibits and Olympic medal displays. Having seen about 80,000 visitors to date already, they have lineups that cross several city blocks, some often waiting about 5-7 hours just to get in […]
When heading to Vancouver’s largest Olympic celebration site, LiveCity Yaletown, you’ll find more than performers on stage. They have a concession (with a variety of ethnic foods), the big live stage flanked with video screens, Vancouver House, and several official sponsor pavilions including Samsung and Panasonic. Panasonic The Panasonic pavilion showcases their HD (high definition) […]
Once the Vancouver 2010 Olympic party comes to an end it won’t be with a grinding halt. Many attractions will still be open to the public throughout the Paralympic Games March 12th until the 21st. Pavilions & Attractions From my master list of pavilions the following will still be open: Canada House: Until March 21st […]
With many establishments being accused of bumping up prices to serve the Olympic-sized crowds, there are a few businesses that are welcoming the influx of visitors by offering up free tours of Vancouver. Photo credit: zzinger on Flickr Tour Guys Type: Guided Cost: Free Tour options: Gastown & Downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, West End & […]
I’ve missed BC Day, Quebec Day and yesterday’s Nova Scotia Day but I’ll make up for it now by profiling Alberta Day at the Olympics (perhaps even to honor Iginla’s stellar performance on the ice last night). Photo by Chris Bolin for The Calgary Stampede Calgary Stampede Royalty, Harry the Horse, Olympic Mascots Every day […]