The majority of markets run from May through October, but there are a couple that pop up in the winter months. Sunday and holidays Website: Spend as little or as much as you like at one of Vancouver’s summer night markets. Commodore Lanes is popular and right in the heart of down town. But it’s not all fun and games, high quality ingredients and craftsmanship are drawing some serious accolades.
Alternatively, head over to Granville Island Market, which is open every day, all year round. Saturday - Sunday Website: vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/bloedel-conservatory Soak in the sights of the city and mountain backdrop at the highest point in Vancouver. Enjoy an evening of good (and cheap) food, craft beer and live music.
Hike to the back country campsites around Joffre Lakes or Garibaldi Park, drive over to Golden Ears Park or Alice Lake for car camping, or if you’re feeling adventurous, kayak from Deep Cove around the Indian Arm and camp out at the stunning Granite Falls.
Explore BC’s wildlife from another perspective and take your date underwater.
Blind dining offers a completely different culinary journey as you get to sample what it’s like when your sense of sight is removed.
You’ll find tons of hiking trails on the Sea-to-Sky stretch between Vancouver and Whistler along with seriously beautiful views of the coastal mountains, city and ocean. Saturday - Sunday Phone: (604) 986-2261Website: mountseymour.com/snowshoe Wrap up warm and explore the North Shore Mountains trails via Snowshoe.Price: for 2 hours in a single kayak, for 2 hours in a double kayak Address: 2156 Banbury Road (Deep Cove)Website: Jump in a kayak off one of Vancouver’s shores and explore the ocean that fringes the coastline. For .50 each, you can explore the Bloedel Conservatory - a lush paradise of exotic plants, birds and flowers - or keep it super low-cost and simply wander around the greenery. Tuesdays)Website: ca Get cultural and take your date to the Vancouver Art Gallery. Markets run from May onwards and can be found in Metro Vancouver and North Vancouver while the most famous is in Richmond. Rent a single or double kayak and admire the views of the city and mountains. Price: (by donation Tuesdays from 5 - 9 p.m.)Address: 750 Hornby Street Hours: 10 a.m. The attraction offers by-donation admission on Tuesdays between 5 and 9 p.m. Price: -Website: Vancouver’s known for its epic selection of craft beers, and there are many breweries around the city that offer tasting rooms and full tours. - dusk Phone: (604) 688-2453Website: Explore the city’s best asset via tandem bike.Pedal around the 10km-stretch of seawall that circles the entire park, or cut through and cycle around Stanley Park’s gigantic forest.