Know Vancouver

Learn more about things to do, places to go and where to eat while staying in Vancouver!

Where to Rent Halloween Costumes in Vancouver

 
We may have only just past Labour Day weekend, but it is never too soon to start planning for Halloween.  Read More


Where to buy a new car in Vancouver

 
Whether you are looking for large, family-size SUV, a compact hatch-back or a luxury sports car, you can find a dealership in Vancouver with vehicles to suit your needs and meet your budget.  Read More


Oakridge Centre Mall to Integrate Sustainable Live, Work, Play

 
Oakridge Centre Mall is currently home to shops, services, offices, and community and residential space.  Read More


Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra Takes Over Jack Poole Plaza

 
If you love warm summer nights, beautiful vistas and live music, we have just the event for you. Now in its second year, Live Symphony Performance at Jack Poole Plaza featuring the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra takes place on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.  Read More


Top Picnic Spots in Vancouver

 
We have chosen what we think are the top picnic spots in Vancouver for your picnicking pleasure. They are all unique and offer something a little different depending on your mood.  Read More


Explore a Different Beach in Vancouver Each Weekend

 
With nine public beaches – eight by the ocean, one by a freshwater lake – it is possible to explore a different beach in Vancouver each weekend of the summer and never hit the same one twice.  Read More


The Best Flower Shops in Vancouver

 
Flowers add a personal touch to any occasion or event, but not all buds are created equal.  Read More


The Best Places to Get Gelato in Vancouver

 
Gelato might be the Italian word for ice cream, but the two iced treats are prepared very differently giving them a distinctly unique taste.  Read More


The Guide to May Long Weekend Fun in Vancouver

 
If you are looking for some serious May long weekend fun in Vancouver, you need look no further.  Read More


The Ultimate Guide to Free CelticFest Events

 
There is no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver than CelticFest.  Read More


The Ten Best Places to Brunch in Vancouver

 
The rise of the single and social working class has spawned a mania around doing brunch that rivals Thursday after work drinks.  Read More


The Capilano Suspension Bridge Was Made for Adventurers

 
What is now the popular tourist attraction, the Capilano Suspension Bridge began as a footbridge connecting a remote cabin on the very edge of a canyon wall to land on the other side of Capilano River.  Read More


Vancouver Bike Shops Promote Clean and Energy Efficient Transportation

 
A trip to a Vancouver bike shop can help you choose the right equipment for your individual needs and help you on your way to using one of the cleanest and most energy efficient forms of transportation.  Read More


Vancouver Public Library Much More Than Free Books

 
With the advent of smart phones and e-readers, books have taken a hit, but the library has found new ways of staying relevant.  Read More


AnnaLena is Michael Robbins' Take on Modern Canadian Cuisine

 
AnnaLena, the much anticipated restaurant of fourth season Top Chef Canada competitor Mike Robbins, opened in Kitsilano in March.  Read More


Dine on Coal Harbour at Cardero's Restaurant

 
Cardero’s Restaurant is located on the shores of Coal Harbour overlooking the marina and with Stanley Park and Dead Man’s Island in the distance.  Read More


Cardero Park Walks Out Over Coal Harbour

 
Cardero Park is a 0.33 hectare linear space in Vancouver’s west end.  Read More


The Ten Best Chocolatiers in Vancouver

 
Just in time for Easter, we have put together our list of the Top 10 Chocolatiers in Vancouver.  Read More


How to Choose the Best Yoga Studio in Vancouver

 
When choosing the best yoga studio in Vancouver for your needs, it is best to do your research. Consider how long the studio has been in business and whether they have a reasonable month-by-month rate.  Read More


East Mediterranean Delights Inside Jamjar

 
Jamjar is the brainchild of two passionate Lebanese immigrants with a passion for food, hospitality and generosity.  Read More


Best Pubs in Vancouver

 
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we have put together our list of the best pubs in Vancouver.  Read More


Art Phillips Park Represents Former Mayor’s Vision for Livable Cities

 
There is a tiny, triangular, green space with a turquoise-coloured fountain and park benches dotted around the lush plot next to the Burrard SkyTrain station, in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district, that might have been filled by a commercial or residential building had it not been for former Vancouver Mayor Art Phillips.  Read More


How to Make March Break Special When You Have to Work

 
The kids have a sitter but you want to make March break feel special; not just a logistical challenge.  Read More


Exile Bistro Serves Artisan Food with Pacific Northern Style

 
Exile Bistro describes itself as an artisan restaurant and cocktail bar.  Read More


Which Vancouver Park has the Country's Largest Artificial Sports Field?

 
Located in downtown Vancouver on Expo Boulevard, Andy Livingstone Park is home to the country’s largest artificial playing field for softball, field hockey, football and soccer.  Read More


Animal Conservation the Future of Greater Vancouver Zoo

 
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is a 120-acre, zoological institution located in Aldergrove, just 30 minutes east of Vancouver.  Read More


Romantic Ideas for Valentine's Day

 
Here are four very different ways to turn up the romance on February 14th.  Read More


Health Food Stores in Vancouver

 
Vancouver is one of the healthiest cities in Canada, and the world. With its mild year-round climate, beautiful beaches and snow-capped mountains, it is no wonder the citizens of this west coast metropolis are inspired to get outdoors and get active.  Read More


FlyOver Canada

 
FlyOver Canada is a 30-minute, $16-million flight simulation ride at Vancouver’s Canada Place. Get to know the splendours of Canada in 4-D as you enjoy 30 minutes of a life-like flying experience with the latest in projection and ride technology.  Read More


Art Wheelers Public Art Bike Tour

 
The Art Wheelers is a public art bike tour in Vancouver.  Read More


Things To Do in Vancouver for Labour Day Weekend 2013

 
there is something fun for everyone to do in Vancouver this Labour Day long weekend.  Read More


The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – The Fair

 
The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), otherwise known as the Fair, was started in 1910 as a showcase of British Columbia to the rest of Canada and the world.  Read More


Vancouver International Busker Festival

 
The 2nd annual Vancouver International Buskers Festival as part of VIVA Vancouver on Granville Street takes place over the Canada Day long weekend.  Read More


Things to do in Vancouver on Canada Day

 
As our great country nears its 146th birthday, the city of Vancouver is gearing up for one big West Coast celebration. With lots for everyone to do, we’ve listed the best of the best ways to join in the party on July 1st.  Read More


Things To Do for Mother’s Day in Vancouver

 
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re looking for ways to show mom just how much you appreciate her, here are some of our favourites.  Read More