This Weekend in Vancouver – Candytown takes over Mainland in Yaletown

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association recently announced the 2nd annual free outdoor Christmas festival – Candytown. Last year, an estimated 15,000 people came out to Candytown to kick off the holidays. Downtown Vancouver’s only free winter festival will transform Mainland Street into a winter wonderland with some pretty intense decorations I got to scope out last week. Holiday shoppers are invited to start their seasonal gift buying in … Continue reading This Weekend in Vancouver – Candytown takes over Mainland in Yaletown

“Celebrate! Stanley Park” as it turns 125

On August 24 and 25, the City of Vancouver will be throwing a two-day party for our fair Stanley Park to celebrate its 125th birthday. The 125th anniversary bash is spearheaded by the Vancouver Park Board and will be produced by brand.LIVE, whose résumés include organizing the Squamish Festival and the Celebration of Light. Earlier this week, Vancouver City Council approved the Park Board’s request for city funding … Continue reading “Celebrate! Stanley Park” as it turns 125

Brewery & the Beast 2013

What doesn’t sound enticing about a festival of meat? My infinite jealousy goes out to those of you that were able to get tickets to Brewery and the Beast this year.  Tickets are officially 100% sold out, and there will not be any tickets at the door. What exactly are the rest of us missing out on?  Well… the regions’ finest chefs will be demonstrating their skill … Continue reading Brewery & the Beast 2013