Free Concert Series at Lynn Valley Village in North Vancouver this Summer 2017 from July 7 – August 25

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Live and local concerts are not only a popular event in Metro Vancouver, but are a popular event in North Vancouver.  Another free concert series is happening at Lynn Valley Village every Friday in July and August.

From Friday, July 7 until Friday, August 25, free concerts will be happening every Friday night from 6 pm-8 pm.  The concert series will run over eight weeks and will be held at Lynn Valley Village.  The Lynn Valley Concerts will feature eight different bands that range in a variety of music genres from Disco Funk to Latin Dance to Motown and much more!

It is recommended that you arrive early to get a great seat.  Make sure to bring a chair or a blanket to sit on.  If you come early, you can enjoy some of the local shops and restaurants nearby.  This is sure to be a great event that will get you moving!

Below is the summer 2017 Lynn Valley Concerts Schedule:

Friday, July 7 – Mazacote (Latin Dance)

Friday, July 14 – Smith and Jones (CCR/Classic Rock)

Friday, July 21Terminal Station (Blues/Rock)

Friday, July 28 Platform Soul (Disco Funk)

Friday, August 4 – VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir (Motown)

Friday, August 11 – Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars (New Orleans Roots and Blues)

Friday, August 18 – Adam Woodall Band (Folk Rock)

Friday, August 25 West of Memphis (Country Rock)

If you’d like more information, visit the Vancouver’s North Shore website or follow them on Facebook for any schedule changes due to rain.

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What: Lynn Valley Concerts
Where:
1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver, BC at Lynn Valley Village
Admission: Free
When: July 7 – August 25; Fridays from 6 pm-8 pm

CBC Musical Nooners Free Weekday Concerts in Downtown Vancouver Return for Another Year from July 7 – August 25 2017

Outdoor Music Concert

Back for its eighth year, CBC Musical Nooners returns this summer.  The highly popular event features free concerts for six weeks. 

CBC Musical Nooners will begin Friday, July 7 and will run every weekday until August 25.  That’s right, free live concerts happen Monday to Friday in Downtown Vancouver from 12 pm- 1 pm at the CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage.  The concerts will feature a variety of music genres by talented musicians and artists.   So if you live, work or play Downtown Vancouver this summer, be sure to check out the free CBC Musical Nooners concerts!

Please note: The Below schedule may change or be cancelled, so please follow @CBCVancouver on Twitter (#musicalnooners).  

Below is the summer 2017 CBC Musical Nooners concert schedule:

Friday, July 7 – OPENING DAY 

Fake Shark – 12:00pm – 12:30pm 
Said The Whale – 12:45pm – 1:45pm

With hits like “Cheap Thrills” and “Heart 2 Heart”, synthy art-pop artists Fake Shark will kick off Musical Nooners. Get ready to move to their punky, funky, and toe tapping jams.

Then move your senses over to Juno award winning indie rock, feel good band, Said the Whale.  Their new album “As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide” has given us the top twenty hit “I Will Follow You”. This afternoon of hit music is not to be missed!
Genres: Indie, Alt pop

Monday, July 10
Murray Porter
Few performers can command the stage with such authority as Murray Porter. His blues-fuelled songs and piano playing will leave you dazzled.
Genres: Blues

Tuesday,  July 11
Buckman Coe
Nothing gets the summer spirit into gear more than songs about paradise and peace. Escape to your fantasy island as this soul, reggae, and Americana inspired artist, brings his worldly beats to our stage.
Genres: Reggae, Soul, Americana

Wednesday, July 12
Jon and Roy
This folk rock, reggae band wows our stage with their powerful melodies and vocals. Their new album “The Road Ahead is Golden” will certainly put you in a golden mood!
Genres: Folk rock, reggae

Thursday, July 13
Wesli 

This Haitian-born artist brings his life experience and culture to the stage with expert drum, guitar and saxophone skills that make his sound distinctive. *In partnership with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival​
Genres: Afro beats, reggae, rock

Friday, July 14
Melisande
Melisande combine catchy electro-pop sounds with traditional francophone songs and fresh electronic beats. This dynamic duo will bring the party to our stage.  *In partnership with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival​​
Genres: Electronic, Pop

Monday, July 17
Old Soul Rebel
This break-through band will rock your soul, with a blend of retro inspired jams. Formed in 2015 this group brings a fresh take on old school rock n’ roll with a little spice of soul.
Genres: Rock n’ roll, Soul

Tuesday, July 18
Khari Wendell McClelland

Born in Detroit, McClelland is a member of the admired Vancouver gospel trio The Sojourners. A mix of emotion and danceable music gives this artist his likeable sound. From deep soul and gospel energy, be amazed by Khari’s powerful vocals.
Genres: Folk, Adult Contemporary, Soul

Wednesday, July 19
Desiree Dawson
2016 Winner CBC’s Searchlight Competition is just one of the many accolades that Desiree has received. She graces our stage with her folk indie soul sound – don’t miss this rising star.
Genres: Indie Soul, Singer-Songwriter

Thursday, July 20
Brishen
Led by Quinn Bachand, Brishen brings together a fascinating range of musical history that reinvents the nostalgic music of gypsy jazz, swing and pop.
Genres: Gypsy Jazz

Friday, July 21 
Locarno
Juno award winning Tom Landa brings this group to life with sounds from Columbia, African Sukous, Mexican Marimba Music, Venezuelan Joropo and Brazilian Forro Music. Get ready to salsa your way through this hour of music! *In partnership with Surrey Fusion Festival
Genres: Mexican Folk, Cuban, Latin Soul

Monday, July 24
Paul Lambert
Paul released his first solo album this year, “Sweet Relief”. Classic rock, folk, and pop vocal harmonies are all elements that bring a fresh sound for this artist.
Genres: Rock, folk, pop

Tuesday, July 25 
Cassandra Maze
This emerging artist released her first album “Wait” earlier this year. Cassandra brings an upbeat and high energy pop sound that will have you dancing.
Genres: Alternative, Pop

Wednesday, July 26 
Raquel Cole
Raquel Cole brings song-writing skills and compelling vocals to our stage for an hour of country music that will have you moving! CBC Music named Cole one of “25 Canadian Musicians Under 25 you need to know”.
Genres: Country, folk

Thursday, July 27
The Long War – 2017 Searchlight Winner
The Long War’s winning song “Breathe in Breathe Out” wowed the CBC Searchlight team this year. Check out this Vancouver based Canadian Folk rock band and hear what impressed the judges.
Genres: Indie Rock

Friday, July 28 
The Velveteins
Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, this indie rock band is currently in the midst of their West Coast tour. With influences from 60’s British pop, The Velveteins bring a retro vibe to the Indie genre.
Genres: Indie Rock

Monday, July 31 
The Ruffled Feathers
This band brings their “chamber-pop” style to our nooners stage. With the sounds of ukuleles, guitar, piano, violin, trumpet and horn, a full orchestra and vocal harmonies is sure to get you moving.
Genres: Chamber, Pop

Tuesday, August 1
Steph Cameron​
With a newly released second album, the Saskatoon singer-songwriter brings her unique folk vocals to Vancouver. With one guitar and one voice, enjoy the storytelling of Cameron’s lyrics.
Genres: Singer-songwriter

Wednesday, August 2 – KIDS DAY
Bring your kids for this special activity-filled day – from noon to 2pm!

Will Stroet from CBC Kids 
Concert – 12pm – 1pm
Activities – 12pm – 2pm 

Children’s performer Will Stroet of Will’s Jams from CBC Kids will be on stage to delight young fans and their parents alike. Guests can mingle with mascots Scout from CBC Kids’ and Parka from Parks Canada, make creations at the craft centre and participate in an adventurous scavenger hunt.
Genre: Children’s Music

Thursday, August 3
Miss 
Quincy
With power-house vocals Missy Quincy and her quartet bring a twangy vibe that will have you stompin’ to their soulful country rock beat.
Genres: Country, Blues, Rock

Friday, August 4
Warren Dean Flandez

Juno nominated Warren Dean Flandez  brings his wide vocal range and gospel soul sound to our
Genres: R&B, soul, Christian, gospel

Monday, August 7 – B.C. Day – No concert

Tuesday, August 8
Emily Chambers
With a soulful west coast vibe, you’ll enjoy her Emily’s powerful voice and upbeat jams.
Genres: R&B, Soul, Songwriter

Wednesday, August 9
David Sinclair & Keith Bennett
These two veterans of the music scene bring their winning duo of harmonica and guitar for a great mix of blues, gypsy jazz and pop.
Genres: Blues, Gypsy Jazz, Pop

Thursday, August 10
Sister Speak

Sister Speak authentically convey the raw vulnerability of universal principles and the transformative power of love through their pensive blend of acoustic, blues and world pop.
Genres: Blues, World Pop

Friday, August 11
Jesse Roper
With a blues sound rooted in soul, rock and country funk, you’ll be amazed at Jesse Roper’s charisma and versatility.
Genres: Canadian Blues, Rock,

Monday, August 14
Mainstreet Muze featuring Babe Gurr
Pooling together their unique musical talent, Brae (Babe Gurr), Steve Hilliam and Adam Popowitz blend together to create their roots, blues, and rock sound.
Genres: Roots, Blues, Rock

Tuesday, August 15
Aché Brasil
Touring performance group Ache Brasil combines, dance, acrobatics and music to create a unique entertainment experience for everyone.  Prepare to be amazed!
Genre: World

Wednesday, August 16
Mazacote
​Mazacote bring sounds from Cuba, Columbia, and Puerto Rico to create their upbeat sound. Bring your dancing shoes for this hour of high-energy music!
Genres: Latin, Dance

Thursday, August 17
Wooden Horsemen
Inspired by the rhythms of Latin America and Africa, this folk band aims to get people dancing, incorporating blues and Americana notes into their music mix.
Genres: Latin, Folk

Friday, August 18
​Derrival
Vancouver-based Derrival formed in 2009 with two high school bands joining forces. Since then this
5 piece band has given developed a unique indie-rock sound and won a highly coveted top prize for the Peak Performance Project in 2014.
Genres: Indie-rock

Monday, August 21
Leah Barley
Hailing from Saskatchewan, this bluesy folk singer has made a name for herself touring all over Canada. Now calling Vancouver home, she continues to tour all over B.C
Genre: Blues, Folk, Singer-songwriter

Tuesday, August 22
Dave Bawa
Get moving to this upbeat fusion artist, Dave Bawa. This home-grown artist from Victoria, BC has accolades from around the world. With influences from hip-hop, R & B, soul, and funk, Bawa’s music has little something for everyone.
Genre: Fusion, World

Wednesday, August 23
​Fionn
The ultimate definition of “twinning”, this singer-songwriter duo and twins, Alanna and Brianne Finn-Morris hit our stage. Since the age of twelve they have be playing shows throughout B.C., the now 19 year old girls are up and coming stars.
Genre: Singer-songwriter

Thursday, August 24
Roy Forbes

A voice you never forget, Roy Forbes sings folk music with conviction and authority. This classic Canadian Folk artist is not one to be missed.
Genre: Singer-Songwriter

Friday, August 25
​Coco Jafro
Urban Artists of the year and 2016 CBC Searchlight finalists, this band packs a punch on the urban music scene. With the sounds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz, and afro-beats, this fusion and bold sound is the perfect way to end our Musical Nooners summer concert series.
Genres: Funk, World Fusion

In case of any updates or changes to the schedule due to weather, follow @CBCVancouver on Twitter (#musicalnooners).  Be sure to visit the CBC website for more information.

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Admission: Free
When: Friday, July 7 – Friday, August 25 from 12 pm-1 pm, Monday – Friday
Where: 700 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC at CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage (between West Georgia and Robson)

Free Outdoor Concert Series in Deep Cove, North Vancouver, Every Friday from July 7 – August 4 2017

Outdoor Music

Live and local concerts are a popular event in Metro Vancouver every summer.  North Vancouver is brining you free outdoor live concerts for five weeks this summer.

From Friday, July 7 until Friday, August 4, free concerts will be held every Friday night at the scenic Panorama Park in Deep Cove, North Vancouver.  The concert series will run over five Fridays and will be held from 7 pm-9 pm.  The weekly performances will feature five different bands.  The genres of music vary from rock to reggae to classic Motown to blues.  There’s something for everybody’s music taste that will get you moving!

The event is family-friendly and it is recommended that you bring a chair or a blanket to sit on to enjoy the music from the comfort of your seat.  Be sure to arrive early as well, so you can get a good seat and it will also give you some time to enjoy some of the shops in the Cove.

Please note, concerts may be cancelled due to rain.

Below is the summer 2017 Deep Cove Concerts Schedule:

Friday, July 7 – Hot Lucy (Rock)

Friday, July 14 – R&B Conspiracy (Classic Rhythm & Blues)

Friday, July 21 – Mostly Marley (Reggae)

Friday, July 28 The Dynamics (Classic Motown)

Friday, August 4 – Nigel Mack & The Blues Attack (Blues/Rock)

If you’d like more information, visit the Vancouver’s North Shore website.

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What: Deep Cove Concerts
Where:
Panorama Park, North Vancouver, BC
Admission: Free
When: July 7 – August 4; Fridays from 7 pm-9 pm

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Cloverdale this Summer, Every Friday Night in July and August 2017

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Enjoy movies under the stars this summer.  In July and August, free outdoor movie nights are coming to Cloverdale.

Every Friday night from July 7 – August 25, you can catch a free flick outdoors.  The free outdoor movies will alternate locations each week between Don Christian Recreation Centre and Katzie Elementary School.  The movies will begin at dusk, but there will be free activities starting at 8 pm.

There’s a great line-up of movies scheduled for the eight weeks and all of them are family-friendly.  Seating at this event will be on the grass, so bring a chair or a blanket to get comfortable on.  More importantly, don’t forget to bring some snacks for the movie.

Please note, the movie nights are weather permitting so if it looks like it might rain, be sure to call Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 604-598-7960 to find out if the event has been cancelled.

Below is the movie schedule for the Outdoor Movie Nights in Cloverdale, Summer 2017:

Friday, July 7 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Friday, July 14 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Beauty & the Beast

Friday, July 21 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Trolls

Friday, July 28 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – The Incredibles

Friday, August 4 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Tangled

Friday, August 11 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Shrek

Friday, August 18 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – UP

Friday, August 25 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Sing

For more information, visit the City of Surrey website.

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Admission: Free
When: Friday nights from July 7 – August 25 at dusk, activities start at 8 pm.
Where: Cloverdale, Surrey, BC at Don Christian Recreation Centre and Katzie Elementary School

Free Live Concerts at the Sounds of Summer Music Series at City of Surrey Parks from June 28 – August 30 2017

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Free concerts in the park are back for another year in the City of Surrey this summer.  That’s right, the Sounds of Summer Music Series is back.

Enjoy free outdoor live performances every Wednesday from June 28 – August 30.  The free concerts will begin at 6:30 pm and go until 8 pm each evening.  As an extra bonus this year, they’ve added three daytime performances from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm on Wednesday July 12 & 19 and August 23.  Each week, the concerts will be held at different parks around the City of Surrey.  Just make sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating to sit back and relax in these beautiful settings.

The music series will run over a total of ten weeks and will feature thirteen different bands.  Each live performance will be a different genre of music from around the world.  The genres will be everything from bluegrass to folk rock to Chinese Fusion to Caribbean Fusion to Indian & Pakistani Sitar & Tabla and so much more.

This year will also include a special celebration for Canada’s 150th Birthday.  On opening night and the grand finale night, there will be Canada 150 celebrations.

Please note, all pets must be on a leash and some gardens do not permit pets, except service dogs.

If you haven’t visited the parks listed in the Sounds of Summer Music Series schedule, I highly recommend clicking on the links in the schedule to view pictures of these parks.  These parks are beautiful and look to be the same parks in famous pictures and movies.  With a beautiful backdrop and a free night of music, this event should be on every locals summer bucket list!

To see the summer 2017 Sounds of Summer Music Series schedule, visit the City of Surrey website.

Be sure to visit the Sounds of Summer Music Series Website for more information on venues, locations and any schedule changes.

Please comment below about your favourite park in the City of Surrey.  We’d love to hear from you!

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What: Sounds of Summer Music Series
Where: 
Various Parks across the City of Surrey
Admission: Free
When: June 28 – August 30; Wednesdays from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm and Wednesday July 12, 19 & August 23 will have additional performances from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Free Drive-In Movie Theatre at Lansdowne Centre in Richmond BC this Summer from July 5 – August 30 2017

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Back for another year is the ever so popular Starlight Theatre Drive-In Series.  It’s a blast from the past as this series offers free movies from the comfort of your car and it’s all happening in Richmond.

Every Wednesday at dusk from July 5 – August 30, you can enjoy the free drive-in movie theatre at Lansdown Centre in Richmond.  The Starlight Theatre Drive-In Movie Series will hold 200 cars each night, but also offers pedestrians a front row seat to the movies.  Parking and seating is on a first come, first served basis.  If you end up being too early though, Lansdowne Centre restaurants will be offering dinner and drink specials before the show.  As an extra bonus this year, if you RSVP to the event on the Lansdowne Centre Facebook event page, you will be entered to win a $25 gift card for a Lansdowne Centre restaurant of your choice.

The movies will begin at sunset on a huge screen.  Each night they’ll feature different movie genres from kid movies to big kid movies.  Audio for the movie will be broadcasted over FM radio.  This will make the experience more true to olden days!  So pick out a day and/or a movie to go to, because this is a once in a lifetime experience that you can enjoy all for free!

Below is the summer 2017 movie schedule:

Wednesday, July 5 at dusk – Top Gun

Wednesday, July 12 at dusk – Beauty & the Beast (live action)

Wednesday, July 19 at dusk – Sing

Wednesday, July 26 at dusk – Jurassic Park I

Wednesday, August 2 at dusk – La La Land

Wednesday, August 9 at dusk – 10 Things I Hate About You

Wednesday, August 16 at dusk – Rocky

Wednesday, August 23 at dusk – Moana

Wednesday, August 30 at dusk – Grease

For more information, visit the Lansdowne Centre Starlight Drive-In Movie Series website.  Follow Lansdowne Centre on Facebook to be in the loop of any updates or schedule changes due to weather.

Please let us know in the comments below about your experience at an outdoor cinema!

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Admission: Free
When: Wednesday nights at dusk from July 5 – August 30
Where: 5300 No.3 Road, Richmond, BC at Lansdowne Centre

Free Outdoor Dancing in Downtown Vancouver this Summer 2017

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It’s time to put on your dancing shoes this summer, because a new free dancing event has hit the streets of downtown Vancouver this Summer.  Dance in Transit has already begun offering free dancing.

From May 20 until September 2, free dancing will be held at four different locations on the weekends.  These locations include, Robson Square, Jim Deva Plaza, Queen Elizabeth Plaza, and Plaza of Nations.  The dance events are offered in many different styles of dance for all levels of dance, so whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, or even a spectator, you’re encouraged to come out and join in on the fun.  The dancing event will include specific dance styles with mini-lessons, demonstrations, performances and social dancing.

Schedules, times, dates, dance styles and venues, so be sure to visit the Dance in Transit website for the most updated schedule.

What: Dance in Transit Dance Event
Where:
Downtown Vancouver at these locations:

  • Robson Square: Below street level on Robson between Howe & Hornby
  • Jim Deva Plaza: Davie Street at Bute by the rainbow crosswalk
  • Queen Elizabeth Plaza: Hamilton at Georgia, in front of the theatre
  • Plaza of Nations: Pacific Blvd by the Edgewater Casino

Admission: Free
When: May 20 – September 2, see dance schedule

Before you go though, please let me know in the comments below about your favourite dance style!

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Free Skiing for Children with Food Donation During Spring Break 2017 at Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Sasquatch Mountain Resort/Hemlock Valley Resort

Spring break is fast approaching for the kids and if you’re looking for something to do locally, I’ve found a great deal.  Sasquatch Mountain Resort formerly Hemlock Valley Resort, is offering by donation skiing for children under 12!

From Wednesday March 15 until Sunday March 26, children under 12 can receive a one day lift ticket for free with a non-perishable food donation to the food bank at the ticket desk.  One item of food must be donated per child in order to receive a free lift ticket and only one ticket per child is given.

Sasquatch Mountain Resort will also be offering spring break activities.  Stay tuned to the operations calendar for activity information.

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is about 2 hours from Vancouver and about 50 minutes from Mission.  Due to changing road conditions up the mountain, vehicles are required to carry tire cables or chains.

If you haven’t been to Sasquatch Mountain Resort, it’s a great mountain that offers a lot.  There are three chairs in total, a carpet, and lots of runs to ski or ride down whether you’re a beginner or experienced skier.  It’s definitely a great mountain to ski or snowboard at for the whole family!

For more information and resort hours, visit the Sasquatch Mountain Resort.  Before you go though, please comment below and tell us your favourite mountain to ski at during spring break.  If you’d like to know all of the latest deals and free events first, subscribe to Penny Lavish by email, RSS feed, or follow us on Twitter.

Where: 20955 Hemlock Valley Rd, Agassiz, BC at Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Admission: Non-perishable food item for one free lift ticket for children under 12 only

When: Wednesday March 15 – Sunday March 26

Free Skiing/Snowboarding for Females every Thursday at Sasquatch Mountain Resort Formerly Known as Hemlock Valley Resort

Sasquatch Mountain Resort/Hemlock Valley Resort

The snow hasn’t disappeared from Metro Vancouver just quite yet and if you’re a skier or snowboarder like myself, you are probably not disappointed.  The local mountains are still getting a lot of fresh snow and that couldn’t be better news.  To sweeten that thought, Sasquatch Mountain Resort, formerly known as Hemlock Valley Resort, is offering free skiing and snowboarding for females.

Every Thursday, females of all ages can ski or ride for free from 9 am-4 pm.  Nordic trail passes and equipment are not included.  They also offer prizes every Thursday at 3:30 pm located at the mountains pub, Molly Hogans.  And I must say, the prizes are pretty awesome so it’s worth shortening your ski day to try to get your hands on a prize.

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is about 2 hours from Vancouver and about 50 minutes from Mission.  Due to changing road conditions up the mountain, vehicles are required to carry tire cables or chains.  The drive from Mission to the mountain is absolutely stunning, so even if you have a long trek from your home, it’s a great little road trip.

If you haven’t been to Sasquatch Mountain Resort, it’s a great mountain that offers a lot.  There are three chairs in total, a carpet, and lots of runs to ski or ride down.  It’s definitely a hidden gem worth visiting!

For more information, visit the official website.  Before you go though, please comment below and tell us your favourite ski hill in the Lower Mainland.  If you’d like to know all of the latest deals and free events first, subscribe to Penny Lavish by email, RSS feed, or follow us on Twitter.

Where: 20955 Hemlock Valley Rd, Agassiz, BC at Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Admission: Free for ladies of all ages

When: Thursdays from 9 am-4 pm

Free Outdoor Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink this Winter from December 1 2016 to February 28 2017

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A classic Canadian winter activity is back for another year in Vancouver.  Ice skating hits the streets of downtown Vancouver this winter, starting in December.

Enjoy the great outdoors with this fun magical activity throughout the winter season.  From December 1 2016 until February 28 2017, you can skate in the heart of the city in Downtown Vancouver’s, Robson Square.  The ice rink is open Sunday to Thursday from 9 am-9 pm and Friday to Saturday from 9 am-11 pm.

Skating at the rink on a winter’s night can get cold, but don’t worry, they rinks concession has warm drinks available for purchase.  Besides dressing warm, make sure to bring skates if you have some.  If you don’t have skates though, Robson Square Ice Rink has rental skates for $4, cash only.  I can guarantee this is one Canadian experience you won’t want to miss out on!

For more information, visit the official website.  Before you go though, comment below and tell us about your favourite free event in Downtown Vancouver during the winter season.

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Where: 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC at Robson Square.

Admission: Free

When: December 1 2016 – February 28 2017; Sunday – Thursday 9 am-9 pm, Fridays & Saturdays 9 am-11 pm.  For holiday hours, see official site.