2. FlyOver Canada
Say au revoir to the rainclouds and take a short trip from East to West with FlyOverCanada. This is not just a short film, it’s a unique, immersive 3D experience that you’ll never forget!
CAMBIE TIP:book online to save 15% off ticket prices!
vanartgallery.bc.ca | contemporaryartgallery.ca | hotartwetcity.com | burrardarts.org | front.bc.ca
Check out Vancouver’s vibrant art scene! There are so many galleries here, click the links above for some of our faves! If the rain clears for a bit, take a walk down Main Street and see all the super cool street art too.
CAMBIE TIP: go to the VAG on a Tuesday from 5-9pm to save on ticket fees, it’s entry by donation!
museumofvancouver.ca | vancouverpolicemuseum.ca | bcsportshalloffame.com | moa.ubc.ca | scienceworld.ca
Surround yourself with history, arts, culture, highlights, happenings and memorable moments in Vancouver’s history or just some really cool science stuff!
CAMBIE TIP:Watch a movie at Science World, their larger than life screen is five storeys high and 27 metres wide making for an awesome immersive experience!
riotheatre.ca | artsclub.com | vancouvercivictheatres.com | viff.org
Vancouver’s theatre scene is thriving – with over 20 venues, you can see something different every night.
CAMBIE TIP: hit up The Rio for one of their themed burlesque nights!
eastsideflea | granvilleislandpublicmarket | northvancouvermarket | farmersmarkets
Flea markets, farmers markets, holiday markets, arts & crafts markets… depending on what time of year it is, there’s always a local market happening!
CAMBIE TIP: if you’re heading to Granville Island Public Market, get a Lee’s donut… they’re sooooo good.
7. Coffee Shops & Cafes
catfe | newamsterdam | matchstickyvr | treescoffee | kranky | revolvercoffee
Vancouver is a hive of hip coffee shops and cute cafes. There are too many to list! We tried to put our top 5 very different but very cool places to go in the links above… hopefully there’s something out there for everyone, check ’em out whether you’re a casual caffeine consumer or serious about your beans!
CAMBIE TIP: If you’re planning on visiting the catfe, reservations are recommended, these cool cats are very popular!
8. Ice Skating
robsonsquarerink | vancouvercommunityrinks | richmondolympicoval |
Okay if it’s raining that means it must be fall/winter (I sincerely apologize if you’re reading this Mid-August… you poor thing. Vancouver, behave!) so the perfect rainy day activity for you and a bunch of new hostel buddies is for sure to lace up some skates and hit the rink.