Oh, how we love autumn! There’s just something about retreating to your most forgiving chunky sweater after a summer of over-indulging, and swapping gin-based cocktails for bourbon-based ones. Oh, you were expecting us to say something about the fall air and leaves changing colour? Sorry, are you new here? Whatever turns your crank, there are plenty of awesome things to do in Vancouver in October, from stuffing your face right through to getting the stuffing scared out of you. Here are our favourites.READ MORE
On March 12 and 13, 2016, the rugby world will crane its neck in Vancouver’s direction as our city becomes an annual host for one of the 10 tournaments that make up the World Rugby Sevens Series. The world’s top 16 national teams will compete in the Vancouver World Rugby Sevens weekend-long competition at BC Place Stadium, and we’re here to tell you, this is a cracking big deal for our city.
When you watch Keeping Up With The Kardashians, do you ever think, “I wish someone would follow me and my friends around with a camera all day, capturing our hilarious banter and general awesomeness on video?” (Oh, sure, you would never watch that. Right.) We thought so. You need a video hotel package.
Short and sweet – we love it when a hotel review totally gets us and sums up a stay at The Burrard in a bang-on write-up. Recently, one of SIP Northwest’s crack editorial team, Treve Ring, popped in for a sleepover, and apparently, she liked what she experienced.
We’ve just received breaking news from meteorologists and they’re saying that we’re supposed to have sunny weather in Vancouver through until the end of September! So we’re not quite ready to relinquish the sunglasses and SPF yet. Instead we’re still looking for things to do in Vancouver that involve us heading outside to soak up the last of the summer rays. Here are four of our favourite picks!
VANCOUVER FRINGE FESTIVAL
Billed as a celebration of “theatre for everyone” the Vancouver Fringe Festival is a rollicking mix of unconventional works in unconventional places. Plays performed during the festival are chosen by drawing names out of a hat, so expect some surprises! As a starting point, check out the Fringe-For-All on September 10, an event with artists performing a two-minute teaser of their upcoming Fringe show.
September 10 – 20; vancouverfringe.com