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Top Five: Places to Watch the Sunset

May 20, 2024
Taking in a Vancouver sunset can be beautiful at any time of year, but these long, late-spring days make them even more special. Whether you’re looking for an outside vantage…

Upcoming Event: Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 21 – 30, 2024

May 13, 2024
One of North America’s biggest jazz festivals, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival attracts an audience of around 100,000 music fans each year, with a line-up that spans traditional jazz, through…

Top 5 Cocktail Bars

May 2, 2024
We don’t know about you guys, but we could do with a drink! Luckily, Vancouver’s smoking hot bar scene sizzles with options from Tiki rooms to hidden speakeasy-style joints, so…

Things to Do in Vancouver – May 2024

April 28, 2024
We think May is one of the best times to visit Vancouver: the weather is getting more consistent after those April showers, but visitors avoid the crowds that descend once…

Insider Itinerary: Vintage Vancouver

April 21, 2024
Did you know that The Burrard first opened its doors in 1956 as a motor inn? And while our property is now firmly rooted in the 21st century, we still…

Top Five: Vancouver Brunch Spots

April 15, 2024
Nothing kicks off a weekend like tucking in to a well-deserved brunch, so it’s no surprise that The Burrard’s front desk is often asked by guests for brunch recommendations. Of…

Upcoming Event: BMO Vancouver Marathon – May 5, 2024

April 8, 2024
If running was just about putting in the miles, you’d stick to the treadmill, right? But if you find extra wind in your sails by pounding out the distance while…

Things to Do in Vancouver – April 2024

March 26, 2024
Yes, there will most definitely be “April showers” in Vancouver, but there will also be April sunshine, April bike rides, and April patio drinks. This month marks a transition for…

Upcoming Event: Vancouver Sun Run – April 21, 2024

March 19, 2024
We’re firmly of the opinion that leggings are not pants, but the one concession we make for tights is for the sake of running. We think they beat shorts, hands-down.…

Insider Itinerary: Spring Fling

March 14, 2024
Spring brightens up Vancouver’s streets with thousands of cherry blossom buds and, hopefully, some sunshine amongst the seasonal showers. Whether you’re discovering the city’s blooms or escaping the raindrops with…

Your Stay at The Burrard

March 11, 2024
Welcome to The Burrard, the perfect downtown Vancouver base for you to explore the city from. Whether you’re in Vancouver for a well-deserved break or here for business, visiting our…

Upcoming Event: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, March 29 – April 25, 2024

March 8, 2024
If it’s spring in Vancouver, it must be time for cherry blossoms! The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is a vibrant celebration that marks the arrival of spring each year as…

Top Five Places to Watch the Game

March 4, 2024
While the NFL season might have wrapped, our thoughts still often turn to where we can watch sportsing – whether it’s a Canucks hockey game, Raptors basketball, or one of…

Things to Do in Vancouver – March 2024

February 20, 2024
March officially ushers in spring, and while it can still feel deeply winter-like at times, you’ll start seeing cherry blossoms *everywhere* by the end of the month. Along with kicking…

Top 5: Ways to Enjoy Après Ski in Vancouver

February 13, 2024
Vancouver is spoiled for choice when it comes to skiing and snowboarding in the city. Look no further than the North Shore mountains and the three – three! – hills…

Insider Itinerary: Winter Adventure

February 8, 2024
It’s hard to believe that February 12 will mark 14 years since Vancouver hosted the Olympic Winter Games! But that event opened travellers’ eyes to the amazing outdoor adventure that…

Upcoming Event: Vancouver Sevens Rugby, February 23 – 25, 2024

February 5, 2024
One epic weekend, over 60 thousand fans, 64 matches, 24 teams, and a remarkable amount of fanfare… It’s Canada Rugby Sevens time again in Vancouver! The event is part of…

Things to Do in Vancouver – February 2024

January 28, 2024
The weather in February might be cool and drizzly, but that’s not going to stop us from heading out to enjoy Vancouver’s arts scene. The month is bookended with food…

Upcoming Event: Vancouver International Wine Festival, February 24 – March 3, 2024

January 22, 2024
Get ready to swirl, sniff and sip because the province’s biggest wine event is back! From February 24 through March 3, the Vancouver International Wine Festival will showcase wines from…

Insider Itinerary: Romantic Getaway

January 15, 2024
Love is in the air! We’re just a month out from Valentine’s Day, but whether it’s a Hallmark-approved celebration, a notable anniversary, or just a random day of the week…

Upcoming Event: Just For Laughs Vancouver, February 15 – 24, 2024

January 8, 2024
Let’s brighten those rainy February days! Just For Laughs Vancouver is back for its eighth year, and remains Western Canada’s biggest comedy festival. From February 15 to 24, some of the biggest names…