Vancouver Pride Festival & Parade – Aug 4

pride vancouver 2013 Festival & parade
img source: Pridevancouver.com

Over 150,000 Pride partiers take in the Festival and Market, which is a great place to be before, after, and even during the Parade. This celebration includes live music by local performers and the local market provides a great mix of products, services, and community organizations.

Date: August 4, 2013
Time: 11am
Where: Sunset Beach @ Beach and Bute

Musical Stylings by:
DJ Marty Funkhauser
DJ Sista J and Young SquirePerformances by:
Deborah Cox
Eleanor Rigby
Jerome Mandrake
Man Up
Hunter Valentine
Clara Shandler
Celestial Seasons
Mathew Presidente
Jess Cullen
Carnival Band
Natasha Burnett
Sarah K
Tonye Aganaba
Jeffrey Shaker
Carlotta Gurl
Destineak

– See more at: http://vancouverpride.ca/official-events/#sthash.TmosSX8I.dpuf

Things To Do on BC’s 1st Family Day

image source: Victoriawestern.com

In celebration of BC’s 1st Family Day, February 11, 2013, I have compiled a list of special events and attractions happening all over BC.

Ski Resorts
• 50% discount on lifts for BC residents
• Mount Washington
• Whistler
• Big White
• Revelstoke
To see more ski resorts offering BC residents off Lift Tickets for BC’s Family Day

Travel
BC Ferries, kids under 11 will sail for free when traveling with their families.

Events
Vancouver
Vancouver Art Gallery all day music festival, including local Juno Award Winners Said The Whale
• Science World
• Free Skating at Robson square
BC Sports Hall of Fame 50% admission discount
• Vancouver Lookout Family Day Weekend, tours scavenger hunts
• Free activities at a some local recreation centers

Victoria
Inner Harbour All day music festival

Nanaimo
Free skate or swim at the community centre on 3rd st

Prince George
Free admission at the Exploration Place

Kelowna
Free swimming at Parkinson rec centre

Kamloops
Free swim and Family Day Activity Zones at Tournament Capital Centre

Cranbrook
Free swim and affordable activities all over the region

image source: Victoriawestern.com