BC Craft Brewing
Vancouver is the birthplace of craft beer in British Columbia and now home to a rapidly expanding list of unique breweries. With the growing trend to build local partnerships, many of Vancouver’s craft breweries incorporate fresh local ingredients to create unique and creative brews. You can step out and explore the over 30 local breweries near Downtown Vancouver and soon, you’ll be able to join us for a local pint at the EXchange Hotel’s Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean Restaurant. Many of Vancouver’s breweries offer tasting rooms, tours and have brew pubs on site. For more information, please visit the Tourism Vancouver website.
BC Home & Garden Show
The BC Home and Garden Show returns to BC Place from February 20th to 24th. The home show offers real advice, inspiration and opinions from the industry’s top home improvement experts such as Bryan Baeumler of HGTV’s Bryan Inc., Carson Arthur of HGTV’s Critical Listing, Green Force, Room to Grow and Home to Win and many more. Experience over 425 trusted and local brands. Click here for more information.
Vancouver International Wine Festival
“The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada’s premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade; to be a premier marketing opportunity for the wine industry and festival partners; and to raise funds for the Bard on the Beach Theatre Society. The 2019 festival runs February 23 to March 3.
There is a focus on a different region or country every year; the featured region has its own section in the tasting room and offers thematic seminars and food and wine pairings throughout the week… In 2019, the spotlight will be on California.”
For tickets and event information, please visit the Festival website.
NHL Hockey in Vancouver
Experience the energy and action of the city’s National Hockey League (NHL) team, the Vancouver Canucks, play home games at Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver. Games are so popular and often sell out, so purchase in advance!
All games listed begin at 7 PM.
Saturday, February 9th- Canucks vs. Calgary Flames
Monday, February 11th- Canucks vs. Florida Panthers
Thursday, February 21st- Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes
Saturday, February 23rd- Canucks vs. Buffalo Sabres
Monday, February 25th- Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings
Game times and details are subject to change.
See the Vancouver Canucks website for details
Sporting Events in Vancouver
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is coming to Vancouver in March of 2019. Be there to witness the entertainment of one of the world’s most exciting sporting events. Learn more by visiting the event website.
Theatre in Vancouver
Vancouver has a vibrate theatre scene with world renowned performances. Most notability, Queen Elizabeth Theatre is host to acclaimed opera and musical performances, as well as Broadway shows. Visiting Vancouver in the summer time? Bard on the Beach is Western Canada’s largest professional Shakespeare festival. The theatre Festival runs annually from early June through September in Vancouver. Upcoming performances at Queen Elizabeth Theatre:
February 28th – March 2nd, 2019- Ballet BC Presents Program 2
For tickets, visit their website.
Vancouver’s Live Music Scene
Experience Vancouver’s most renown music venues just steps from the EXchange Hotel Vancouver. With live music nightly, Vancouver caters to all musical genres and preferences, whether it may be a large stadium show at Rogers Arena, an intimate open mic night or an outdoor concert on the lawn at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park.
February 14th + 15th, 2019 at Rogers Arena
March 13th , 2019 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
March 16th +17th, 2019 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
March 18th +19th, 2019 at Orpheum Theatre
Tickets available at Ticketmaster.
Museum Quality Art in an Intimate Environment
For your enjoyment, the EXchange Hotel Vancouver has hand selected and uniquely curated collection of artwork sourced from Italy, France, Sweden and the UK. On entering the lobby and guestrooms at the EXchange Hotel Vancouver, one will experience an unparalleled selection of photographs sourced from Los Angeles based Saatchi Art. These limited-edition photographs, in art deco and documentary style are both thought provoking and dreamlike. Click to see the art featured in EXchange hotel.