It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the Polar Bear Swim Club in Vancouver and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s Day tradition for the last 96 years. Peter Pantages on a snowy Vancouver beach in 1927. Archives# CVA 99-1786. Polar Bear Swim Vancouver The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim takes place […]
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2015 is coming to a close and to ring in 2016 in style, with friends and loved ones, here are a few options for a Family Friendly New Year’s Eve in Vancouver: Family First Night at Mt Seymour When: December 31, 2015 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Info: Website/Ticket Link Tickets include entry, hot apple cider, […]
The first free family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration to take place in Downtown Vancouver in more than a decade will happen along Canada Place Way, between Howe and Burrard, on December 31, 2015.
It’s always fun to ring in the New Year with the ones you love, and if your nearest and dearest are too young to head to the hottest club party or themed ballroom bash, here are a few family-friendly options for saying goodbye to 2014 and welcoming 2015 all together: Family Friendly New Year’s Eve […]
The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]
Celebrate the opulence and decadence of the 1920s in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Lobby this New Year’s Eve as they host a Gatsby-themed party. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Hotel Georgia The hotel’s roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Lobby Party features 23 performers including a live band, cabaret/burlesques entertainment, iced vodka and caviar bar, liquid nitrogen […]