This weekend we’ll be celebrating the 125th anniversary of Vancouver’s crown jewel, Stanley Park. This peninsula means a lot of many of us with its forest trails, Seawall paths, attractions, beaches, and as Xwayxway, a traditional village site of the Squamish First Nation. On Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th, you will be able […]
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Celebrate! Stanley Park is coming up this weekend in honour of the 125th anniversary of the iconic public park on the edge of the city. “Lord Stanley threw his arms to the heavens, as though embracing within them the whole of one thousand acres of primeval forest, and dedicated it ‘to the use and enjoyment […]
History of the Nine O’Clock Gun in Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, Vancouver
This post has been contributed by the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I have created “SPES Saturday” […]
Stanley Park is Vancouver’s favourite outdoor recreation destination in the heart of the city. With over 8 million annual visitors, this National Historic Site has been ranked among the top city parks in the world. We enjoy its Seawall, forest trails, attractions, beaches, rose garden, and how it provides us with a splash of nature […]
Stanley Park is 125 years old this year and to celebrate, the Vancouver Park Board is hosting a weekend of festivities in Vancouver’s Crown Jewel. On Saturday August 24th and Sunday August 25th, everyone is invited to a party in the park. Highlights of the event include free family entertainment, performing and visual arts, interactive […]