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Dine Out Vancouver Festival Serves up the Tastiest Part of Winter in BC, Canada

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Dine Out Vancouver Festival logo

The 2013 Dine Out Vancouver Festival will run January 18 to Feburary 3 all across Vancouver, BC.  Hundreds of restaurants will participate in the event and each will offer unique three (or more) course prix-fix meals at $18, $28 or $38 per person. Many will pair their meals with British Columbia fine wines and craft beers.

Nearly 70,000 diners are expected to reserve online for the Dine Out Vancouver Festival, with many more making reservations by phone or in person, so now is the time to reserve your accommodations.  Why not pair your fine dining experience with the equally fine Greater Vancouver lodging of our member bed and breakfast inns?

Dine Out Vancouver Festival Features the Finest Restaurants in Greater Vancouver, BC

239 Vancouver restaurants are scheduled to participate in the Dine Out Vancouver Festival, including Hawksworth Restaurant, the Vancouver Restaurant of the year! (more…)

Celebration of Light Will Illuminate the Vancouver Night Sky

Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Celebration of Light 2011 | English Bay

This year's Celebration of Light fireworks festival will showcase international competitors from Vietnam, Brazil and Italy.

The 22nd Annual Celebration of Light fireworks festival will brighten Vancouver’s evening skies starting at 10:00 PM on July 28 and August 1 & 4, 2012.

This year’s event, the biggest in the Greater Vancouver area, is expected to draw over a million total spectators over the course of the three nights, so you will want to reserve your lodging well ahead of time.

Vancouver Fireworks Competition Offers International Flair (and Flare)

The spectacular pyrotechnic shows, which began in 1990, have grown to become the largest off-shore fireworks competition in the world.

Vancouver locals and visitors alike gather at English Bay, Sunset Beach, Vanier Park and other vantage points to watch the skies light up with professionally choreographed fireworks displays, each synchronized to an inspiring music soundtrack simulcast on Shore 104.3 FM.  General admission is free and paid VIP passes are available.

The competitors at this year’s festival hail from Southeast Asia, South America and Europe.

Vietnam: Team Danang

July 28

Team Danang fireworks team from VietnamTeam Danang has presented numerous stunning firework shows for over 20 years for events such as National Day, Lunar New Year celebrations and other important events and festivals in Vietnam. Although they are experienced in international competition since 2008, this is the first time Team Danang has competed outside their home country.

 

Brazil: Group Vision Show

August 1

 

Italy: Pirotecnica Soldi

August 4

Pirotecnica SoldiPirotecnica Soldi has produced world class handmade firework displays since 1869 and, in addition to regular shows in Italy, regularly competes internationally in locations ranging from Cannes to Montreal and London.

Votes will be collected online and the Celebration of Light winner will be announced on August 6. (more…)