After closing its doors in the mid-1990s amid protests from patrons and famous musicians, the recently refurbished and re-opened ballroom is making a bouncy comeback. Its dance floor lies atop tires that make everyone move. The 990-capacity venue, located in downtown, has a history of amazing performances ranging from Dizzy Gillespie and Tina Turner to Nirvana and the Clash, along with modern artists like Stereolab and the Flaming Lips. Its location in the entertainment hub makes it a perfect place to see a show before going clubbing. Call ahead for current event details.
Vancouver is gezegend met één van de meest spectaculaire skylines van de wereld; dus als u de kans krijgt, bekijkt deze dan vanuit de oceaan. De populaire Zonsondergang Diner boottocht laat u toe om gedurende meer dan drie uren van het uitzicht te genieten bij een gastronomisch buffet. Als u de voorkeur geeft aan iets kort en aangenaam, dan moet u de Haventocht nemen. Het is een 75 minuten durende tocht met uitleg over de stad. Als u voor een speciale gelegenheid of een bedrijfsgebeurtenis iets wenst te plannen, dan kunt u een boot charteren voor 50-400 passagiers.
Located on the scenic Granville Island and in the Vancouver TheatreSports League, the Improv Centre is the place to go to for some comic relief. You can enjoy the comical theatrics or musicals of new and well known actors from Wednesday to Saturday. Their witty liners and talent will want you to come back for more. The shows are always creative and full of punch and changes throughout the year giving you a variety to choose from.
This massive domed theater, one of the largest in the world, transports its visitors to a myriad of spectacular locations. It's a 400-seat theater with a five-story screen and 28-speaker digital sound system. And as if that wasn't impressive enough, Omnimax Theatre shows award-winning science and nature films from around the globe.
Granville Island Brewery is an interesting place for all beer lovers. The aroma, the froth and of course the taste is just irresistible. The Tap Room at Granville Island Brewery is an event venue facility which you can hire for private events. It is here that wine tasting sessions and brewery tours are undertaken. So get along a group of friends and party at this beer haven.
Once a warehouse area, this is now the city's newest shopping, high-tech and film industry district. Turn-of-the-century buildings that now house high-end furniture, home design and designer clothing retailers characterize the neighborhood, and it has become the favorite spot for film industry offices and shooting. Stick around and you might see a Hollywood star along the streets. Some of the city's best pubs and restaurants can also be found here. Great sips can be had at the Yaletown Brewing Co.
For an evening of laughter and merriment, visit Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, nestled in Downtown Vancouver. This, chain of comedy clubs created in 1977 by Mark Breslin, a stand-up comedian, is one of Canada's prime places for a laughter riot. A line up of events by popular names like Sean Cullen, Nikki Payne and various artistes from New York, leaves the audience in splits of laughter. Yuk Yuk's is one of the best places to drop by when you are gloomy. After a show take home a memorabilia from Yuk Yuk's; you can choose from sweatshirts, tank tops, bags, hats and more. Visit the store and check out their collection.
An art lovers' home, Catriona Jeffries Gallery provides a variety of discourses since 1994. The contemporary art scene at the venue exposes you to the works of renowned Canadian and international artists like Ron Terada, Damian Moppett, Brian Jungen, Geoffrey Farmer etc. to name a few. Treat yourselves to their historical documents, art works and collections and encourage the ambitions of new and established talents. The interactive exhibitions also gives an opportunity to learn and understand their beautiful creations. Whilst in Vancouver, this place is a must-visit! For more information, visit their website or call ahead.
For a water-bound experience of sailing on the waters of Vancouver, Vancouver Cruise offers you an experience worth remembering for your entire lifetime. The Abitibi, The Gulfstream II and The Queen of Diamonds are three of the cruise's fleet. With a capacity to host more than 400 people, Vancouver Cruises provides a unique opportunity to celebrate your achievements or cherish a life-event, on-board. Vancouver Cruise also provides wedding cruises, wherein an on-board gourmet chef will prepare a lavish feast to suit your sophisticated taste buds. Sailing around the scenic Stanley park, your wedding will have an inspiring background to capture your gorgeous marriage photos in. During carol ship festivals, the age-old custom of festive fervor on this cruise's many carol ships is not to be missed.