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BC Sports Hall of Fame All Access Experience at BC Place - Vancouver

777 Pacific Blvd
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 4Y8
Websitehttp://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/
Toll-free
Phone604-687-5520

Daily from August 26, 2014 to August 27, 2014

This special tour of the BC Sports Hall of Fame gains you access behind the scenes at BC Place, one of Canada's most modern stadiums. Join us as we walk exclusively through areas of the stadium such as the media rooms, luxury suites and the locker rooms of the BC Lions and the Vancouver Whitecaps (when available). You even get to walk onto the actual field and enjoy a tremendous view of BC Place. Afterwards visitors can relive the excitement of the 2010 Olympics Games in the Hall of Fame's Vancouver 2010 Gallery and participate in numerous interactive activities in the participation zone.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Artful Sundays - Vancouver

1661 Napier st
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5L 4X4
Websitehttp://www.britanniaentre.org
Toll-free
Phone604-718-5800

Weekly on Sunday August 10, 2014 to Sunday August 31, 2014

An outdoor visual arts market featuring the works of local artists, live music, workshops, special events, community groups and more!

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Giant Bugs Take Over Aberdeen Centre - Richmond

4151 Hazelbridge Way
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3R8
Websitehttp://www.aberdeencentre.com
Toll-free
Phone604-270-1234

Daily from August 1, 2014 to September 1, 2014

The atrium at Aberdeen Centre is now crawling with gigantic, marauding insects! A fantastical new exhibit that features six humongous insects brought to life via animatronics. All this, along with an interactive bugs display, courtesy Kokoro Exhibits, and a sampling of food made from bugs.

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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!

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Scotiabank presents Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place - Vancouver

999 Canada Place the North Point
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 3T4
Websitehttp://www.canadaplace.ca/Events/Summer_Series
Toll-free
Phone

Weekly on Thursday July 10, 2014 to Thursday August 28, 2014

Come out to the North Point every Thursday evening this summer to watch a movie under the stars, featuring great Canadian talent! Bring a blanket and a lawn chair, then sit back and enjoy the show. Movies begin at dusk.

*Movies will be cancelled in the case of rain and rescheduled for a date in September. This is a family-friendly event. No smoking or alcohol permitted. For full event details, visit our website.

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Music at the Cannery - Richmond

12138 Fourth Ave
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 3J1
Websitehttp://www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.com
Toll-free
Phone604-664-9009

Weekly on Friday July 4, 2014 to Friday August 29, 2014

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society's annual summertime evening concert series returns on July 4th! Join us every Friday night at 6:30 pm in July and August for an evening of music. Every week will feature a different musical act, catering to a wide range of musical tastes, from blues, jazz, folk and much more! Friday nights at 6:30 pm, through July & August. Admission is by donation. Cash bar will be available. Concerts are held outdoors on the Cannery's Tank Deck, so please dress warmly for our cool summer evenings.

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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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