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Fair at the PNE - Vancouver

2901 E Hastings St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5K 5J1
Websitehttp://www.pne.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-253-2311

Daily from August 16, 2014 to September 1, 2014

The Fair at the PNE is Vancouver's annual end-of-summer send-off. For the last two weeks of August (through Labour Day Weekend), the PNE (Pacific National Exhibition) & Playland Amusement Park host The Fair at the PNE, featuring more than 50 rides & attractions, nightly concerts, live performances, agricultural & animal displays, games & food. Runs August 16-September 1 from 11 am-11 pm (closed August 18 & August 25)

It's fun for all ages!

112

Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Tuesday August 12, 2014 to Monday November 10, 2014

Venture into our city's most gruesome history - when Vancouver was a frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. You will hear stories of: Vancouver's first madam, who built a glamorous Gastown bawdy house before the city even had a school; a long-forgotten plague that clutched the city in its feverish grasp; the terror of the fire that ate-up Gastown in minutes and sent people sprinting for their lives down Water Street; a Klondike Gold Rush beauty, who had her heart broken - and her pocketbook looted - by a ruthless theatre magnate; and, the city's oldest unsolved murder - the death of prospector John Bray.

The tour ventures through Gastown, where many of Vancouver's most historic buildings are located.

113

Prohibition City - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Monday August 11, 2014 to Thursday October 30, 2014

On Prohibition City, you will explore the strange, corrupt and colourful history of Prohibition-era Vancouver, with stories of speakeasies, private members clubs, corruption, bootlegging and free-flowing medicinal liquor.

You will get a chance to visit the historic Dominion Building, Sun Tower and the city's oldest bar.

You will also relive stories of the city's most notorious mayor - L.D. Taylor - its most beautiful showgirl and its greatest rum-runners.

This is your chance to explore Vancouver's dirtiest history.

114

Summer Night, Story Time at Highstreet - Abbotsford

3122 Mt. Lehman Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V2T 0C5
Websitehttp://www.highstreetfv.com
Toll-free
Phone604-381-3934

Weekly on Thursday August 7, 2014 to Thursday August 28, 2014

Master storytellers from Oui Entertainment will take your little ones (and you!) on a themed and interactive journey of crafts and fun. So bring a lawn chair, blanket and a stuffed toy or two for an evening of storytelling and crafty good times. Free for all ages.

Location: Central Plaza, Podium Level.

Event Themes: August 7th, Airshow/Airplane; August 14th, Berries; August 21st, Starry Starry Night; August 28th, Back to School.

Event Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Guest Services.

115

Movies Under the Stars - Surrey

13428 Old Yale Road
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 2W1
Websitehttp://www.downtownsurreybia.com
Toll-free
Phone604-580-2321

Weekly on Saturday August 2, 2014 to Saturday August 23, 2014

It wouldn't be summer without Movies Under the Stars at Holland Park.

Since 2005, the Downtown Surrey BIA has been hosting Movies Under the Stars. What started as a single summer event in 2005 at Station Tower at Gateway Skytrain Station grew in 2009 to four consecutive evenings of entertainment & activities ending with a movie at the beautiful Holland Park in Downtown Surrey.

The movie starts at dusk (as soon as it is dark enough - usually between 8:45-9:15 pm) but come early - there is family-friendly entertainment & activities starting at 5 pm.

116

2014 BC Cultural Crawl - New Westminster

Websitehttp://bcculturalcrawl.com/
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from August 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014

The BC Cultural Crawl is a self-guided tour of community-initiated events: music, theatre and dance performances, visual arts, festivals, museum and heritage exhibitions, culinary arts, community art walks and more.

Your self-guided exploration of SuperCultural British Columbia begins here. Browse August & Year round events, cultural crawls, and community art walks.

117

Sins of the City Walking Tour - Vancouver

240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1L3
Websitehttp://vancouverpolicemuseum.ca/sins-of-the-city-vice-dice-and-opium-pipes/
Toll-free
Phone604-665-3346

Weekly on Wednesday, Saturday from Wednesday July 30, 2014 to Wednesday October 29, 2014

Experience the world of a cop in the 1920s when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, booze and organized crime. Your 90-minute walking tour takes you through the streets and alleys of Chinatown on the lookout for brothels, bootlegging joints, gambling houses and opium dens. This is a must-see tour for anyone looking for the edgier side of this great city!

Tours leave promptly on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm, and on Saturdays at 11:00 am. Tours are strictly limited in size, so please book your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for students/seniors. Both include admission to the Vancouver Police Museum for the whole day.

For more information, please visit our website!

118

Car Boot Sale - Tsawwassen

570 Boundary Bay Rd
Tsawwassen, British Columbia
V4L 1N2
Websitehttp://www.boundarybayparkassociation.wordpress.com
Toll-free
Phone604-940-9296

Every 2 weeks on Saturday from July 12, 2014 to September 13, 2014

11th season of one of Tsawwassen's most popular events. Bring a table and sell your stuff.

With hopes of maintaining South Delta's reputation for a great summer the sales are only cancelled due to inclement weather. Many locals enjoy a morning stroll along the dyke and visit the Car Boot sale seeking a treasure or two.

119

The Surrey Night Market - Surrey

17726 62 Ave
Surrey, British Columbia
V3S 1W8
Websitehttp://www.surreynightmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone604-805-3440

Weekly on Friday, Saturday from Saturday July 5, 2014 to Saturday August 30, 2014

The Surrey Night Market will be an open air summer market for local residents and small businesses to sell and enjoy a variety of local foods, services and goods. This night market will be a multicultural, family friendly event for all the residents of Surrey and neighbouring cities. It will be located at the Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds and will begin Saturday, July 5th. The following weekends it will be open every Friday and Saturday evening from 6:00 pm-11:00 pm, until the end of August. Admission is $2 for adults, free for kids under 10 and parking is free.

120

Steveston Museum Summer Walking Tours - Richmond

3811 Moncton St
Richmond, British Columbia
V7C 3A0
Website
Toll-free
Phone604-271-8280

Weekly on Friday, Saturday from Friday July 4, 2014 to Saturday September 27, 2014

Take a stroll with us through history & experience Steveston's stories.

Murder, Mayhem & Morality in Old Steveston: Explore the seedier side of Steveston's past as we captivate you with stories of notorious murders, shady bordellos & a darker history steeped in sly grog. Tours at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm.

Boardwalks, Bar Rooms & Boats: Find out fascinating insider stories about Steveston's three great industries: fishing, farming &, more recently, filmmaking. Tours at 12:30 pm.

Tours cost $5.00 per person & can be booked in person or by phone at the Tourism Richmond Visitor Centre counter on the first floor of the Steveston Museum. Maximum group size of 12 people per tour. Approx. 1 hour tours, rain or shine.

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