Archive for the category "family"

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]

Canyon Lights with Capilano Suspension Bridge

Comments 58 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: KristaEleman on Flickr Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual Canyon Lights event beings December 4th and will run 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day (except Christmas Day) until January 2, 2010. This unique chance to see the Bridge, Canyon, and Treetop adventure illuminated at night by 250,000 LED holiday lights is a treat. There will also […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]

Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy Giveaway

Comments 65 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s plenty of on-ice entertainment in Vancouver but it usually involves more slashing, hitting, and beer drinking than it does sparkling twirls and sugar-coated wonder. A slightly different “night at the rink” is coming to town at the end of the month in the form of Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy. Worlds of Fantasy […]

Free Family Skates at Trout Lake and Killarney

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: sherlock77 on Flickr Two new ice rinks are opening next week and to celebrate, the Vancouver Parks Board is hosting free family skating events. Trout Lake Ice Rink (3350 Victoria Drive at East 15th Avenue) Official Opening Ceremonies Thursday, September 24 – 5:15 to 5:45pm Free Public Skate 6:30 to 8:00pm The Trout […]