There are many ways to entertain yourself while visiting Metro Vancouver. You can venture out to explore the natural wonders of Waterfront Park, Capilano Canyon, and Lynn Canyon - just to name a few breathtaking attractions in North Vancouver. However, you won't have to travel far to find great dining spots within the Lonsdale Quay Market and a hub of shops, boutiques, and salons along Lonsdale Avenue. There is also never a shortage of fun activities and events that take place in the Lower Mainland throughout the year. If you’re planning a trip to Vancouver in late February, you'll find a whole host of entertaining things to do while you're here in our fair city. Find out more below:
While you’re visiting Vancouver, you might be thinking of home. If you are attending the ever-popular BC Home And Garden Show, you're definitely thinking of home. The Home and Garden show is a massive trade show that features over 400 vendors displaying all things related to your humble abode or your mega-mansion. This 5-day event will be taking place from February 19th to the 23rd at BC Place Stadium. This is where you'll want to be if you are thinking of home renovations, redecorating, upgrading or looking for design ideas for your new place. There is something for every corner of your house, plus outdoor items. Bring a souvenir back home, order a unique piece of furniture, or test out that state-of-the-art home theatre.
There will be so much going on under one roof such as gardens shows, product demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, guest presentations, ask-an-expert panels, contests, and sweepstakes. There will also be HGTV celebrities on hand such as Bryan Baumler from "Island of Bryan", and Mickey Fabbiano and Sebastian Sevallo from "Worst to First". Tickets are $16 for adults and kids 13 years and over; tickets for seniors over 60 years are $13.
Did you know that BC is home to one of the finest craft beer scenes in North America? There is also a thriving coffee culture as well. The 3rd annual Hopwired Festival celebrates the coming together of local, national and international craft beer offerings and rare fine coffees all under one roof. Taste and savour special concoctions created by expert brewers and roasters working together to bring you the best of both worlds. Sample truly uniquely crafted beverages such as: Nightwatch Coffee Lager, Mean Muggin' Stout, Smoking Gun Coffee, House of Funk Coffee and much more. There will be unlimited espresso, donuts and food trucks. The pouring and drinking will take place on February 29th at the Croatian Cultural Centre. This will be the final year the festival will be held, so don't miss out. Purchase your early bird tickets soon!
On February 25th, famed Australian comic Hannah Gadsby will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver. She’s a quick-witted, insightful comedian, and everyone that leaves her show will be fully aware that they’ve witnessed a master at work. Although she had taken top prizes at comedy festivals in Australia and the UK, she received global attention with her 2018 Netflix special of her stand-up show, Nanette. She's back on the tour circuit with a brand new show, Douglas. Catch this angry and amazing comedian doing what she does best!
When you plan your vacation at a destination spot such as Metro Vancouver, you'll find diverse attractions and events that offers something for everyone. You'll also have the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors while staying close to the metropolitan area. When you book a spot at the Capilano River RV Park, located between the sparkling waters of the Burrard Inlet and the forests that line the North Shore of Vancouver, you can get back to nature on our campgrounds. Our camping and RV sites are supervised 24 hours a day, and offer impressive amenities such as a recreation lounge, hot tub, pool, children's playground, laundry facilities, and much more. Make your reservations today!