Category: Events

12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon

12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon

The 12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon is a fun and challenging contest designed to test the skill, creativity and quick thinking of photographers. The true-to-life setting of minimal time, few exposures and creative carte-blanche is an exciting exercise for any photographer – from the upstart amateur to the avid pro – and gives participants a chance to test themselves on a variety of different themes and techniques against photographers from all walks of life.

BrazilFest 2010 Set to Captivate Vancouver

BrazilFest 2010 Set to Captivate Vancouver

BrazilFest aims to promote Brazil’s uniqueness by sharing our cuisine, lifestyle and culture, a culture that complements the diverse mosaic that makes up Canada.

The festival will showcase the best Brazil has to offer in music, rhythm, dance, art, soccer, food and cinema.

PNE Parade Map

100th Anniversary PNE Parade

The 100th Anniversary PNE Parade will take place on Friday, August 20th at 7pm, the night before the Fair opens.

The one-time special event will see 100 years of PNE magic travel along the picturesque Beach Avenue in English Bay from Stanley Park to Sunset Beach. Part of the city-wide celebration of the 2010 PNE, this parade will be unlike anything ever seen in Vancouver – paying tribute to all the special memories and highlights of the Fair’s 10 decades of history.

TWENTY + CHANGE: Emerging Canadian Design Practices

TWENTY + CHANGE: Emerging Canadian Design Practices

Twenty + Change: Emerging Canadian Design Practices features twenty-one emerging firms from across Canada working in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. These projects rethink urban infrastructure, propose new models for public space and housing, and examine the unique relationship between the single-family house and landscape.

‘Busiest weekend of the summer’ arrives

‘Busiest weekend of the summer’ arrives

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to celebrate in the West End streets during what police call “the busiest weekend of the summer.”

With tonight’s fireworks grand finale and Vancouver’s Pride festival on in full force, hoards of excited revellers are expected to flock to the neighbourhood to join the festivities.

Hello Caribbean Days Festival

Hello Caribbean Days Festival

Each July, the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival. This event draws a crowd of exuberant fun-lovers to North Vancouver’s Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining and dancing in the sunshine.

Seek the Peak Relay

Grouse Grind: Seek the Peak Relay – Sunday July 4, 2010

Merrell is pleased to present the 7th Annual Seek The Peak Relay raising funds for Rethink Breast Cancer. The challenging 16-kilometer course starts on the beach at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver, winds its way through North Vancouver, then heads up the legendary Grouse Grind to the Peak of Vancouver.

2010 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

2010 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Canadian filmmakers have once again traveled to the far corners of the globe and to their own backyards to seek out and document the wild adventures of adrenaline seekers, endurance athletes and solitary paddlers.