Archive of posts tagged "English Bay"

Win a VIP Fireworks Dinner at Cactus Club Cafe

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The world’s largest offshore fireworks competition will draw thousands to English Bay’s shoreline at the end of this month as the Honda Celebration of Light returns for another season. While you could join tens of thousands of spectators on the beach, Cactus Club Cafe is offering a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will give you one […]

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks 2013: Countries and Concerts

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The Honda Celebration of Light fireworks return this summer, filling the sky with bursts of colour as thousands gaze upward along the shores of English Bay. The participating countries for the the world’s largest offshore international fireworks competition along with the concert headliner have been announced for 2013. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Participating Countries […]

Vancouver Icons: English Bay Inukshuk

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The Inukshuk at English Bay is the focus of many photographs taken by locals and tourists alike. It stars with sunset views, sweeping inlet panoramas, and sparkling fireworks displays. It was the inspiration for the winning logo design for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics (which wrapped up 3 years ago this week). For this reason […]

Italy Wins 2012 Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Competition

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It was announced this morning that the team from Italy took the top prize at this year’s Honda Celebration of Light, the world’s largest offshore fireworks competition. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr “Italy deserved the win” said Patrick Brault, Honda Celebration of Light producer, “the choreography and their use of color was simply spectacular. The […]