Chances are, you’ve read up on all the usual tourist spots (and a few traps). With that in mind, we’ve left out the usual suspects for something less ordinary.
Rain or shine, take an exclusive peak behind the curtain of life in a Vancouver brewery and explore some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Take in the smell of fermenting beer, meet the brewery staff, learn how beers are made and experience the magic that is the craft beer making process.
Renowned for its comedies, the Arts Club Theatre Company hosts a total of 14 productions annually. Bravo!
Take a trip out to Hastings Park and watch a bunch of little dudes in pretty suits ride in circles. Now pick a winner.
Rent a boat, hike the Chief, hop over to Bowen Island – just a short trip north from Vancouver, this is BC at its best!
Vancouver’s art scene goes beyond the VAG. Check out the Or, the CAG, The Belkin, Access to Artspeak.
Choose the suspension bridge that’s free of charge (and many tourists). Hiking, swimming and more awaits.
Get discovered at one of Vancouver’s many Karaoke bars. We recommend Fantacity and Hollywood North.
Founded in NYC, Vancouver’s own Kitty Nights feature a different lineup every Sunday at 9pm. Meow…
Take a bike along the seawall, and discover lesser-known attractions like the pitch’n putt and cricket courses.
Shed your inhibitions on Vancouver’s only clothing optional beach: Wreck Beach located in the UBC Endowment Lands. All skin aside, it’s one of our nicer beaches. A bit of a hike from downtown but worth a peek.
Fri-Sun, May-Sept, the Chinatown Night Market offers ethnic snacks, cheap finds and the odd pirated DVD.