Things to Do


Vancouver in August

Always a laid-back city, Vancouver ramps up the chill factor in August. Tourists may be thick on the ground in the downtown core, but traffic is significantly lighter as most locals stay away from work to enjoy the last lazy days of summer vacation. Days are warm–even hot–and the late […]


Things to Do in Vancouver: Theatre Under the Stars

Somewhere between Glee and Broadway, you’ll find Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars. Generations of Vancouverites have passed a toe-tapping summer evening at Malkin Bowl, the outdoor stage located inside Stanley Park. Like Bard on the Beach, the Shakespeare festival at Kits Point, TUTS is a real rite of summer in […]


Vancouver in June

Springtime in Vancouver is a moody season, delivering glorious blue-sky, blossom-filled days one moment and wretched rain-soaked ones the next. But the days are at their longest by late June, offering plenty of time to enjoy the city’s splendours indoors or out. What to pack: While June technically straddles the […]


Vancouver Day Trips: Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Delta, BC’s George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, long known and loved by the North American birding community, deserves a wider audience. For anyone with a passion for nature and a desire for tranquility, it’s well worth the hour-long drive from downtown Vancouver to this wetland oasis in the heart […]