Things to do in Vancouver – March

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March Events and Attractions in Vancouver

With events throughout Vancouver Cocktail Week, Canada’s Rugby Sevens, and an abundance of snow on the mountains, March is a fantastic month to get out and explore Vancouver. Check out our list below for our favourite happenings and the best things to do in the month.

HSBC Canada Sevens
Mar. 3 – 5
Whether you’re a die-hard fan, or just there for the atmosphere, dress up in something fun and get ready to descend on BC Place Stadium to cheer on the teams at the Canada Rugby Sevens.
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Vancouver Cocktail Week
Mar. 5 – 11
Back for its second year, Vancouver Cocktail Week brings with it a vibrant and exciting look into the world of craft cocktails. With events happening all across the city, you’ll be sure to find something to wet your whistle.
Click here for a full list of events and to purchase tickets.

Cherry Blossom Afternoon Tea
Now – May 21

A longstanding tradition at Hotel Vancouver, Notch8 has launched its next themed Afternoon Tea service in celebration of the upcoming return of spring and the city’s signature Cherry Blossoms.
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Ski the Local Mountains

Take advantage of the snowfall and head over to Grouse, Cypress or Mt. Seymour for a day on the slopes.


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Vancouver Canucks Games

March 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 21, 23 & 31

Cheer for the home team or root for the challenger at an exciting Canucks NHL game at Rogers Arena. With nine home games to choose from in March, there’s plenty of time to join in the fun!
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Things to do in Vancouver – August

Vancouver is alive this August with live theater, BC Lions games, the PNE Fair, Vancouver Pride, and activities for the entire family!

Unique Stories from History: The Vibrant Gay Bar of Hotel Vancouver in the 1940’s

As we delve into the rich tapestry of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s history, we often uncover unique stories. One such remarkable tale takes us back to the 1940s when a clandestine gay bar thrived within the elegant walls of Hotel Vancouver. Allow us to shine a light on this forgotten hotel chapter, celebrating those who sought […]

Rainbow Shortbread Cookies

  Featured in Fairmont Hotel Vancouver's Treat-Cycle ice cream cart for Vancouver Pride weekend in August, this rainbow shortbread cookie is a delicious delight.