Top 5 things to do in Vancouver this Spring

Spring- the season of rejuvenation!

The cherry blossoms are out, birds are chirping and Vancouverites are blinded by the bright sunshine! Looks like spring is here early and the entire city is coming alive! Take a look at the top 5 things to do in Vancouver this spring.

1.Stroll through Gardens

Queen Elizabeth Park

Perched atop Vancouver’s highest point is the Queen Elizabeth Park. It is home to some of the most beautiful and well maintained gardens in the world! It’s a great place to admire their spring blossom!

Van Dusen Botanical Garden

Take a look at their bloom calendar to plan your next visit and catch a glimpse of what’s blooming this spring in their garden.

Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden

It is an oasis of serenity in the heart of the city and provides a world class garden experience with a significant cultural heritage to local and international visitors.

Stanley Park Pavilion

Stanley Park Pavilion will have 3,500 plants on display at the Rose Garden. This park is best enjoyed during the peak bloom times of late-March to April or June to October.

Green spaces around Vancouver

Open grassy parks, lush vegetation and pure scenic beauty is what you will see when you visit Vancouver’ parks! Take a look at these scenic location to visit this spring.

2.Spring Festivals

We are moving away from the grey winter and into a burst of colourful festivals revolved around art, music dance and nature! Here a list of spring festivals taking place.

Celtic Fest

This festival showcases 9 days of Celtic performances, If you are looking to experience Celtic culture the CelticFest has the best of Celtic music and dance to keep your toes tapping!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade  

On March 15th at 11am everyone is Irish at the parade! The 11th Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the festival’s largest and most popular free event, drawing people from all cultures

Vancouver International Dance Festival 

The Vancouver International Dance Festival runs until March 29th, featuring artist from all over the world! Be amazed by the diversity they have to offer from hip hop to flamenco to ballet!

Vancouver Cherry blossom Festival.

The cherry blossoms in Vancouver are a sign that spring is on the way! Enjoy the sights & smells of the Vancouver Cherry blossom festival from April 2nd– 29th 2015.

Vaisakhi Day

Every April, millions of Sikhs world-wide celebrate Vaisakhi day, to mark both the New Year and the anniversary of one of Sikhism’s most important events.This colourful event will have two parades running in April in Vancouver and Surrey.

3.Spring Shopping

With the start of a new season, why not enjoy a little retail therapy with some spring shopping?  Take a look at these top 10 places to shop for this spring season!

4.Patio Loving

Top 5 things to do in Vancouver this Spring

The Edge Social Grille & Lounge Patio will be opening soon to make use of the sun

Vancouverites were enjoying the blazing sun the past week! We are hoping this lovely sunshine continues. Patios will be opening up soon all around Vancouver. We have the largest patio on Granville Street, and is the perfect patio to enjoy the spring sunshine! From the month of May the Edge Social Grille & Lounge will open up it’s patio to downtown Vancouver! Stay tune for more updates on our patio opening date!

5.Spring concerts

March is filled with great concerts! Take this season to enjoy amazing international talent visiting our city!

So are you ready to embrace spring?  Let us know what you will be up to this Spring! We would love to hear from you. If you are coming to town, take advantage of our special packages we offer at THE BEST WESTERN  PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre.

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