West End Farmers Markets returns and it is 20 years young!

This stunning spell of dry and Sunny weather that Vancouver is happily basking in could not come at a better time for the return of the annual Farmers Markets. We have a market that is close to the hotel and it is a perfect opportunity to purchase the very best Fruits and Vegetables right from…

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MAY 2015 EVENTS

Here are some great events and festivals to check out during the month of May. DOXA Documentary Film Festival – Runs till May 10th DOXA is presented by The Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to…

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Spring in Vancouver

As the rest of Canada is still locked in the deep cold of Winter, it is looking and feeling more like the end of April in Vancouver. The rains have cleared away and we anticipate that the Flowers, trees and wildlife are going to be waking up from the slumber of the long nights of…

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2014 Pride Festival and Parade returns to Davie Village and Fireworks!

It is that time of year once again when over the next couple of weeks our own Davie Village becomes the main focus for the festivities in Vancouver, its our time of the Summer season where the West End comes alive with the fantastic and colourful Pride Parade, Street party and Fireworks display – ending…

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Celebration of Light Fireworks and Shorefest at Sunset Beach

The Sunset Inn hotel and the West End is getting ready for the return of the annual Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks display. The first of 3 displays begins on Saturday July 26th with two more following on Wednesday July 30th and Saturday August 2nd which is also Pride Weekend in the district, this spectacular…

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June 2014 Events in Vancouver.

Here are some great events to enjoy during the month of June in Vancouver!

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Exploring Vancouver’s West End. Part 4. Parks and play areas.

To end our series on the West End we will point you in the direction of the numerous parks in the district that you can enjoy. The parks and play areas in the West End vary in all shapes and sizes and appear in areas where you will least expect it, we want to make…

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Exploring Vancouver’s West End. Part 2 – Historical buildings of the West End.

When exploring the West End pay attention to the buildings and architecture that is a mixture of young and old, Victorian among modern era which makes the West End one of the most unique districts that Vancouver has to offer. As you wander around the area you will find an interesting mix which makes the…

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ART DECO – Where to look for Art Deco buildings in Vancouver.

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours are promoting the Month of March as Art Deco Month and want to show off the buildings that were built in this style around the city, we will also like to write a little about this as we feel Art Deco Buildings are truly magnificent and really do stand out in…

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Events to enjoy in March 2014

The event season is really beginning to to get going during the month of March, here are some of the highlights to look out for that we feel you will enjoy, we welcome back some regular annual events that are staples of the Vancouver calender, and as always March brings with it a Celtic twist…

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