What to do on the weekend?

Another weekend is coming up, so it is time to list all the fun things you can do while your are in Vancouver.

Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival

April means almost the end of the ski-season in Whistler and which better way to celebrate this that throwing a festival. This festival is a free festival and takes up to 10days with performance such as, music, arts, sports and mountain life. The festival is suitable for all ages and the slopes are going to be crazy. Check here for more information.

VCBF: Sakura Illumination

Artist Stuart Ward will illuminate the blossom of cherry this friday with LED and patterned video. The event will start at 7:45pm till 9.30pm at the Sunset Beach on Beach eve at Thurlow street. There is no entrance fee, so it is for free!

Pineapple Challenge

For the run-lovers a 5km obstacle course is planned on Saturday. Create a team, dress up crazy and sign up. Before the race you will get a pineapple and you have to run the obstacle course with your team without letting it fall. So be careful. All the reaised money will go to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Click here for more information.

Vaisakhi Day Parade

Every April, millions of Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi Day. This day celebrates the New Year and the anniversary of the first Amrit Ceremony. There are two parades in Vancouver. The Vancouver Vaisakhi Parada on April 12 with around 50,000 spectators showing up. The parade starts at 11am at the Ross Street Temple on 8000 Ross st at 64th. or the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade and Celebration on April 19 which attracts around 80,000 – 200,000 people. Making this Parade the biggest outside India. If you are interested in cultures, this is definitely something you should not miss.

Water Loving Otters and Beavers

Interested in how Otters and Beavers life in Stanley Park? Than head out to Stanley Park (Stanley Park Nature House at Lost Lagoon) on Sunday at 6:00pm for evening stroll from the shores of Lost Lagoon to Baever Lake and discover and learn more about the habitats of the animals. The cost are $10, but is sure is a great experience. Click here for more information.

We wish you a nice weekend and let us know on Tuesday (Pub Night) what you did

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INTERNeX Canada: What to do on the weekend?

It’s Easter Long Weekend, which means an extra 2 days to enjoy the sun and party It’s It’s Easter Long Weekend, which means an extra 2 days to enjoy the sun and party hard! We know lots of you will be heading out on the AWESOME Rockies trip this weekend, but for those of you who aren’t going; there are still tons of things to do in Vancouver and Toronto.

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Vancouver

Stanley Park Miniature Railway Presents: “Easter in the Park”

If you feel like living out your inner child, head out to Stanley Park for a train ride, Easter Egg Hunt and you can even visit the Easter Bunny himself!
When: Friday, April 6 – Monday, April 9, 11-4pm

Where: Stanley Park

Price: $3.50

Website: http://vancouver.ca/parks/parks/stanley/fun.htm

Vancouver International Auto Show

Come and check out the latest and greatest in automobiles at this yearly event!

When: April 3 – April 8

Where: BC Place Stadium

Price: $15 General Admission

Website: http://vancouverinternationalautoshow.com/

 

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

The weather is supposed to be nice and sunny this weekend, so what better way than to spend it outside going on cherry blossom tours, dancing, food and participating in the Cherry Jam Downtown!

When: Thursday, April 5 – Saturday, April 28

Where: There are various sites for this event. See website for details

Price: Various; many events are free. See website for ticket info.

Website:http://www.vcbf.ca/

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Toronto

Toronto Beaches Lions Annual Easter Parade

Come join over 40 years of tradition of the annual Easter Parade! 

When: Sunday, April 8, 2012, begins @ 2pm

Where: The parade runs from Munro Park Avenue, west along Queen Street to Woodbine Avenue

Price: FREE!

Website: http://www.beacheslions.com/index.htm

 

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

What can be more Canadian than a Maple Syrup Festival?  Catch the last weekend of the Festival for some old fashion Canadian fun!

When: April 5- April  9

Where: Bruce Mill Conservation Area & Kortright Centre for Conservation

Price: $9

Website: http://maplesyrupfest.com/

Whether you are out exploring the Rockies or spending the long weekend in Vancouver or Toronto INTERNeX wishes you a very happy holiday  🙂

Cheers,
Kristina

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Thank God It’s Friday!

The weekend is almost there! Do you already have plans for this weekend? If not, here are some activities you may want to join. Are you an INTERNeX candidate in Vancouver? Join us for a real Canadian experience! 🙂

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VANCOUVER

Cherry Blossom Festival (March 26 – April 22, 2011)

The annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is a popular tradition in Vancouver, bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together to celebrate the quintessential symbol of spring.

There are a lot events going on, for example Saturday the 16th of April you can join the free, fun, guided and designated blossom route. This is just one of the activities they have, for other activites and more information go to the
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival website.


Vancouver Fashion Week
(April 12 – April 17, 2011)


Are you a Fashion lover? Then visit this international event! One of Canada’s premier destinations for fashion industry insiders, designers, buyers, and editors. Vancouver Fashion week is exceptional, exquisite, and unforgettable.

Everything will take place in the Empire Landmark Hotel (1400 Robson Street). For more information, to buy tickets or to see the schedule, go to the Vancouver Fashion Week website.

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TORONTO

Diddy Dirty Money (Sunday the 17th of April)


Diddy Dirty Money is doing his coming home tour and this Sunday he will perform in Toronto (Ontario,Canada). Not only he will be there but also Tyga and Lloyd will do a performance. It will start 8pm at the Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay East). The cost for  tickets will start around $50.

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WHISTLER

TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival (April 15- April 24, 2011)

Because this is such a great and big event and we have several INTERNeX Candidates in Whistler, we made a separate blog post for this event. You can read it here for more information about this event.
Please leave a comment if you have any great ideas for this weekend! 🙂

Have a nice weekend!

Cheers,

Your PR-team