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. Many of Vancouver’s breweries offer tasting rooms, tours and have brew pubs on site. For more information, please visit the Tourism Vancouver 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!
Tuesday, April 2nd at 7 PM- Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks
Game times and details are subject to change.
See the Vancouver Canucks website for details
Sporting Events in Vancouver
Vancouver Sun Run
The Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10km race. On April 14th, Run through a beautiful scenic course that highlights Vancouver’s downtown core at Burrard Street and Georgia Street, the world famous Stanley Park, and Cambie Street Bridge for the final stretch across the bridge to the finish line. For more information, visit the Sun Run website.
Attend a Vancouver Whitecaps home match at BC Place Stadium and be part of the best sporting atmosphere in the city.
For more information, schedules and tickets, visit the official Whitecaps website.
Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 7 PM- Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 7 PM- Whitecaps vs. Los Angeles Football Club
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at 2 PM- Whitecaps vs. Philadelphia Union
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.
For tickets, visit their website.
Vancouver’s Live Music Scene
Experience Vancouver’s most renown music venues just steps from the hotel. 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.
April 5th, 2019 at Rogers Arena
April 12th, 2019 at Rogers Arena
April 17th, 2019 at Commodore Ballroom
April 18th, 2019 at Pacific Coliseum
April 27th, 2019 at Rogers Arena
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.
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
The 13th annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival takes place from April 4 to 27, 2019 at various iconic locations across Vancouver. Enjoy the stunning cherry blossom trees of Vancouver and partake in free events around the city. Visit the event website for more details.
TED conference returns to Vancouver this April at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Theme for the conference this year is “Bigger Than Us”- The political and technological turmoil of the past few years has had unexpected consequences: it’s causing us to ask bigger, deeper, more challenging questions. Like … where is this heading? what really matters? is there more I should be doing?
For more information visit the TED conference website.