With 4600 racers and thousands of exhibitors, spectators and cheerleaders in their own right, the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was a happening place to be this afternoon. Peruvian BBQ, fish and chips, and beverage vendors were alongside corporate and sponsor booths, games, swag tents and a concert stage. This free event around False […]
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Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Sapperton Days are back again this year, celebrating a great little heritage neighbourhood in New Westminster. When: Saturday June 21st – Sidewalk Sale, 10am to 4pm and Sunday June 22nd – Street Festival, 11am to 4pm. Where: Between Braid & Sherbrooke Streets on East Columbia, New Westminster How to get […]
It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]
The only thing that would complete our summer festival and event lineup in Metro Vancouver would be a spot of sunshine. Here’s a quick round up of cheap things do to in Vancouver this month: Saturday June 14th is Joomla! Day Vancouver from 9:30am until 5:00pm at the Library. Tickets are only $25 and if […]
A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]