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Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver

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While we have to wait another year before the City of Vancouver hosts its own New Year’s Eve celebration, there are still a few options this year for family friendly fun. Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Grab your mittens, jacket and skates and bring the whole […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Events: 12 Days of Christmas and Miss604 Night

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The Robson Square ice rink in the heart of downtown Vancouver is your hub for holiday-themed events this season. Starting tonight, they’ll host live music and performances to add to your skating experience and I have a very special announcement for the New Year as well. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the […]

Ice Skating on a Farm in Surrey

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Ice skating at Fry’s Corner in Surrey was something we looked forward to as kids as soon as it turned cold. Decades later, those who run God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey have taken it upon themselves to rekindle those magical memories on their own piece of land, flooding their field for a cause. Photo […]

Holiday Festival on Ice at Langley Events Centre

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Langley Events Centre is hosting a Holiday Festival on Ice on December 6th with some of the world’s best figure skaters and Canadian jazz singer Holly Cole. This festive, musical celebration will take place the Langley Events Centre (7888 – 200th St) on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:00pm. Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade

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Santa Claus is coming to town in the 10th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade on December 1st. While the parade in downtown Vancouver is the main attraction, it’s also part of a greater celebration and event that includes the community, local charities and businesses, and over 300,000 spectators. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr Rogers Santa […]

Archive Photos of Ice Skating in Vancouver

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The Robson Square ice rink is open for a season of free skating fun in downtown Vancouver so it’s definitely time for my annual collection of ice skating photos from the City of Vancouver Archives: 1929: Skating on Lost Lagoon. Archives item#: CVA 99-1975. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. 1929: Archives# CVA 99-1976 & CVA 99-1977. Photographer: […]