February 18, 2018

Making Sure Your ‘Night Out’ Is Enjoyable, Cost Effective & Fun

Pexels Most of us have all enjoyed a night out with our friends, where one too many beers are consumed and risky spending choices are made. Being inebriated or simply drunk from the pleasure of good company means that you’re likely to spend money on things that might not be worthwhile, such as a large takeaway feast with little nutritional value, … [Read more...]

New Year’s celebration could be in Vancouver’s future

Vancouver City Council has voted to forge ahead on an official New Years Eve event to be held in the downtown core.  NPA Councillor George Affleck tabled the motion to try and hold a world class new year's event in Vancouver.  "I am hopeful that as was mentioned by a couple councillors the wheels are already in motion behind the scenes so … [Read more...]

09/23/2012 – Evergreen’s Heritage Harvest Celebration

Help us celebrate the food, land and cultural diversity of Vancouver at the Great Northern Way Urban Orchard!Join us for this FREE family-friendly event featuring a world of activities: taste delicious multicultural foods, help paint a community mural, learn about native medicinal plants, make seed bombs to take home with you, and even press your … [Read more...]

Italy wins Celebration of Light

Italy has been declared the winner of the Celebration of Light fireworks festival. More than one million spectators took in the three day event. For the first time in the history of the event, people got to vote for their favourite on- line. Italy was competing against Vietnam and Brazil.    CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Last night of “Celebration of Light” deemed a success by both spectators and police

Vietnam had tradition... Brazil had carnival... Italy brought the party last night -- to wrap up the 2012 "Celebration of Light." It was promised right from the start... "Ladies and gentlemen... are you ready to party?" And it didn't disappoint... A pulsing mix of dance, pop -- with a few more reflective moments as well. And by the reaction -- it … [Read more...]

Vietnam wows the crowds at a mostly peaceful start to the Celebration of Light

A Vancouver summer staple is back... Vietnam took to the skies over English bay Saturday night -- to open the 2012 Celebration of Light. If you wanted the best seat in the house -- you needed to get there early. A walk along the shore -- and you come across families, food and friends -- like this group huddled in a makeshift sofa -- made of … [Read more...]

Closure of coast guard station won’t hurt emergency crews at this summer’s Celebration of Light

Ottawa's plans to shut down the Kits Point coast guard station won't hurt emergency crews at this summer's Celebration of Light fireworks, but concerns are being raised about next summer. "Right now, we're just finding our way on that and then, from there make operational plans." Vancouver Fire Chief John McKearney says it doesn't look like the … [Read more...]

Honda sponsors celebration of light

A few years back, it was in jeopardy. But organizers say a popular downtown Vancouver fireworks display is safe for three more years, with a brand new title sponsor. Honda Canada has signed on to sponsor the celebration of light for the next three years. With the announcement comes a huge sigh of relief from event organizers, who just a few years … [Read more...]

About 140,000 expected for Surrey’s celebration of Vaisakhi

A collosal crowd is expected in Surrey Saturday to celebrate the Sikh holiday of Vaisakhi. RCMP Corporal Drew Grainger pegs numbers for the festival and parade at about 140,000. He says several roads will be closed between 8 am and 5 pm. "the area between 88th and 72nd Avenue to the north and south, and 123 all the way over to 132, between east and … [Read more...]

China wins Celebration of Light

Canada and Spain came close, but the country that invented fireworks took top honours in this year's Celebration of Light festival."China deserved the win," said Patrick Brault, ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]