It’s time for the big INTERNeX trip this weekend – WHISTLER is fanially happening! We planned a lot of action and events for our Whistler weekend: we will hike in thrilling heights of the mountains and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountain lakes, do ziplining and even bunjee jumping. HI Whistler will be our home for this weekend where we will enjoy all the comfort of this former Olympic village accommodation. Drop by next weekend to read about our exciting time!
For all who stay in Vancouver or Toronto this weekend, check out these events:
Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2012
Don’t miss Vancouver’s biggest and greatest music festival of the year: the Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2012! It features 1800 musicians and 400 concerts at 40 venues across the city. Over a 100 of the events are free of charge! The festival takes place from June 22nd to July 1st. Check out the official website for all venues and free concerts: http://www.coastaljazz.ca.
Vancouver: BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival
This festival is the biggest Highland Games in British Columbia and will take place on Saturday June 23, 2012. It features world pipe band champions, highland dancing, heavy events, British cars, whisky tasting, beer gardens, children’s events, main stage entertainment and much more. The opening ceremonies will take place at noon on Saturday. Check out more info at: http://www.bchighlandgames.com.
Vancouver: Klahowya Village is back for 2012
Check out the authentic Aboriginal Summer Village in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Experience Native cultures through songs, dance, art and food! This weekend is the Village opening weekend, it will be accessible until September 16th. You will find more information at: http://www.aboriginalbc.com/klahowya-village.
Toronto: Pride Toronto
Pride Toronto is a cultural and arts festival and one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world. Thousands of individuals, community groups, and businesses celebrate the lives and stories of Toronto’s Queer Communities. The festival is part of the Pride Week that features 10 days of world class arts and cultural programming activities such as street festivals, Pride Parade, Dyke March, Family programming, Blackness Yes and Youth and much more. The events start on Friday June 22nd; the Pride Parade will be held on Sunday July 1st, 2012, starting at 2pm at Bloor & Church. For more locations and events see: http://www.pridetoronto.com.