Archive for the category "seasonal"

Ballet BC’s The Nutcracker

Comments 146 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Nutcracker is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the end of the month as Ballet BC presents this production by the Alberta Ballet. BalletBC The collaboration will bring Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the fierce Mouse King to life on stage while the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s score. Performances will […]

Woodward’s Christmas Windows Return

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas at Canada Place is expanding this year as it presents a walking tour of downtown featuring the iconic Woodward’s Window displays. These portals of Christmases past will be set around the downtown core including an installation at the new Woodward’s building. 1900s Woodward’s. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 677-611. Photographer: Philip T Timms. The campaign […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade in Vancouver 2010

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The Rogers Santa Clause Parade has quickly become a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Now in its 7th year, this annual celebration will take over the streets of downtown Sunday December 5th at 1:00pm. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr Xmas Square From 11:00am until the parade starts at 1:00pm, the corner of Georgia and Howe […]

Winterfest of Ale, Win Tickets

Comments 126 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CAMRA Vancouver (Campaign for Real Ale Vancouver) will be presenting their Winterfest of Ale December 4th at St. Augustines on Commercial Drive. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr This annual event focuses on seasonal craft brews such as barley wines, stouts & porters, spices/winter ales, and full-flavoured ales. Those in attendance will be able to […]

Park Royal Starry Nights 2010

Comments 131 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Holiday shopping isn’t always as pleasant as it should be this time of year. Line-ups, parking, price tags, and limited stock might have you spinning in circles while making your list and checking it twice becomes more of a chore than a delightful gift-giving experience. However, Park Royal is hoping to alleviate your retail stress […]

Vancouver Christmas Market: A German Tradition

Comments 25 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas Market will be popping up on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza November 24th until December 24rd, 2010. In the style of a traditional German Christkindlmarkt, you will be able to experience a full Christmas village with vendors and artisans taking up shop in wooden huts. Lights, decorations, gifts, crafts, a kids market, […]