• Museum of Anthropology: This spectacular cliffside building at UBC houses one of the world’s greatest collections of aboriginal art and artifacts.
  • Vancouver Art Gallery: Home to one of the largest collections of works by the remarkable, Victoria-born painter Emily Carr, as well as an ever-changing series of traveling exhibitions.
  • Museum of Vancouver: Discover fascinating glimpses of Vancouver’s neon past, then take in a show at the planetarium next door.
  • Theatre Under the Stars: What better way to spend a July or August evening than by watching musical theater at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park? It’s an essential local summertime tradition.
  • Vancouver International Wine Festival: One of the biggest wine festivals in North America, and an absolute must on many Vancouverites’ February calendars.
  • Commodore Ballroom: Few experiences can compare to dancing to live music at one of the most influential clubs in North America, with its vintage sprung dance floor.
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden: The first “scholar's garden” built outside of China, this is a serene and beautiful oasis in bustling Chinatown.
  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival: The biggest stars in the world of jazz music—and their fans—flock to Vancouver each summer for this multi-day festival of sizzling sounds.
  • Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival: Every summer, men in tights descend on the tents in Vanier Park for a season of sword fights and wordplay.
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations: Vancouver’s huge Asian population makes the Lunar New Year one of the most exciting times of year, with banquets, parades, firecrackers, and lucky envelopes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.