What to do on the weekend? Ready to for some exploring? I would dare to guess that the answer is yes, so here are some suggestions of what you should do this weekend.
The East Indian Vaisakhi Parade is in town this Saturday. And now you may wonder, “What is that?” Say no more, here are some facts about the event. The Vaisakhi Parade is one of Vancouver’s most interesting festivals, which celebrates the Punjabi New Year. And where is it going to happen? The parade starts from the Ross Street Temple at 8000 Ross Street just off Marine Drive in South Vancouver. The festival lasts approximately from 10 am to 4 pm.
So what’s there to see? Besides being Vancouver’s largest single-day festival of any kind and having around 300,000 people attending, you can also find multiple delicious treats all around the parade. And here comes the best part: it’s for free! You may want to try a curry lunch, ice cream, chips, soft drinks and so much more. Here is an event you don’t want to miss.
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On Sunday it is time to turn our heads towards the Granville Island. You can find Lukas at Westbound W 4th Ave @ Fir St. at 11 am where the trip starts. From there you will go explore the amazing Granville Island which offers a great variety of things to do, such as shopping, arts & culture, food & drinks and of course the Public Market. There you can find fresh and delicious goods of all kind. Granville Island is definitely worth seeing. Hope you will enjoy your day there.
Facebook event for Granville Island: https://www.facebook.com/events/2161716727474957/
Seems like it is going to be a weekend full of eating? Well, there is nothing wrong with that ☺ Enjoy!
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