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Vancouver Tourism and Sightseeing
Vancouver offers everything - a bustling metropolis with good food from around the world, nightlife, friendly people and stunning scenery. It's only 15 minutes from Downtown Vancouver to the wilderness. Go sailing in the morning, hike in the afternoon, ski in the evening. Mountain-bike the famous North Shore or stroll around stunning Stanley Park. See the Olympic Venues and check out Granville Island, a hotbed of artists, artisans, street artists and a fabulous local market.  Skip to Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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BC Sports Hall of Fame
BC Sports Hall of Fame things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Hall of Fame Museum in Vancouver, BC CAN

Explore. Experience. Be Proud. Be Inspired. For over 40 years, the community has entrusted the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum with the responsibility to collect, preserve, study, and interpret materials that relate to British Columbia’s rich sport history.


Escaped Alone
Escaped Alone
Culture in Vancouver, BC CAN

Celebrated playwright, Caryl Churchill's latest Escaped Alone, by Caryl Churchill, presented by Western Gold Theatre, Nov. 1 – 17 at PAL Studio Theatre. “Caryl Churchill’s magnificent new play unleashes an intricate, elliptical, acutely female view of the apocalypse. ....In a back garden the four women chat.

Langley Physio & Massage Clinic
Langley Physio & Massage Clinic things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Sport in Maple Ridge, BC CAN

Sports Injury and Neuro Rehab Services in Golden Maple Ridge Quality Physiotherapy – with more than 18 years of experience. One-to-one Physiotherapy – to have entire attention for the complete length of your session, as we value time.

Langley Physio & Massage Clinic
Langley Physio & Massage Clinic things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Sport in Maple Ridge, BC CAN

Sports Injury and Neuro Rehab Services in Golden Maple Ridge Quality Physiotherapy – with more than 18 years of experience. One-to-one Physiotherapy – to have entire attention for the complete length of your session, as we value time.

The Original Vancouver Food Tour
The Original Vancouver Food Tour
Food Tour in Vancouver, BC CAN

Taste Vancouver BC's Best Restaurants and more The original Vancouver Food Tour is a culinary adventure company that guides locals and visitors to BC's best dining gems. A passionate team of local food and drink experts entertain guests on the delectable and informative tours.


Vancouver Maritime Museum
Vancouver Maritime Museum things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Museum in Vancouver, BC CAN

A history museum with hands-on activies A great place for families and anyone who likes boats, the Vancouver Maritime Museum is open 7 days a week and offers plenty of hands-on fun for children of all ages. Climb aboard the historic St.

Artisan in Residence Open House
Artisan in Residence Open House things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
This Month, Feb 07, 2023 (Tuesday) to Feb 21, 2023 (Tuesday) Food event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Meet our first Artisan in Residence! We are pleased to present our first Artisan in Residence at Mackin House. Delali Adiamah of Dehl's Gourmet will be our baker in residence from February 7th to April 28th, 2023.

Autumn PJ Story time
Autumn PJ Story time things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Sep 28, 2022 (Wednesday) Children event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Our annual PJ Story Time is back for fall! We are pleased to be offering quarterly PJ Storytimes in collaboration with Coquitlam Public Library. Join us for an hour of autumn themed stories and songs, and enjoy some treats while in your pajamas. Free, registration required.

Beginner Cheesemaking Workshop
Beginner Cheesemaking Workshop things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Jan 25, 2023 (Wednesday) Food event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Learn to make cheese with us! Cheesemaking is a wonderful skill for making fresh foods at home. Perfect for beginners, join us in the Mackin House kitchen to learn how to make a variety of cheeses. Sample some with crackers during class and bring some home (bring a container with you to the class).


Breaking Bread Exhibit Opening Reception
Breaking Bread Exhibit Opening Reception things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Jan 28, 2023 (Saturday) Heritage event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Join us to celebrate Breaking Bread, our new exhibit! Take in the exhibit while enjoying a beverage and listening to the smooth sounds of a 2 Scoop Productions DJ. Craft beer graciously provided by local Coquitlam brewery Mariner Brewing.

Celebrations of Gratitude
Celebrations of Gratitude things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 08, 2022 (Saturday) Heritage event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Join us and learn about celebrations of gratitude Kick off your Thanksgiving weekend with a dynamic presentation of poetry, music, and traditions from around the world that celebrate gratitude, harvest, and reflection. Following the presentation, make as seasonal craft and enjoy homemade treats and drinks.

Celebrations of Light
Celebrations of Light things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 17, 2022 (Saturday) Heritage event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Take part in our Celebrations of Light talk Enjoy a dynamic presentation of poetry, music and traditions that celebrate the light during our season of short days and long nights.

Coquitlam Heritage Quiz Night on Facebook
Coquitlam Heritage Quiz Night on Facebook things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Feb 25, 2022 (Friday) History event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Facebook quiz night about Coquitlam's history Join us on Facebook live to test your knowledge of Coquitlam's history for an evening of learning fun! Free, 7pm-8pm. No Registration Required.

Halloween Cupcake Decorating
Halloween Cupcake Decorating things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Oct 21, 2022 (Friday) Food event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Celebrate the spooky season with fun treats! Join us on October's Pro-D day and create some fun, spooky cupcakes. Bring a container to take them home and get ready for the Halloween season. $5 per child. Registration required (ages 6+). Two sessions: 12pm-1pm and 1:30pm-2:30pm.

Heritage Week - Coquitlam's Heart of Gold Virtual Tour
Heritage Week - Coquitlam's Heart of Gold Virtual Tour things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Feb 22, 2022 (Tuesday) History event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Virtual tour about BC's gold rushes. Learn about the history of BC’s Gold Rushes from the 1858 Fraser River Gold Rush, the 1862 Cariboo Gold Rush, to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1899. Coquitlam Heritage will provide a look at gold and how it is at the heart of our history.

Heritage Week - Mackin House Virtual Tour in Mandarin
Heritage Week - Mackin House Virtual Tour in Mandarin things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Feb 26, 2022 (Saturday) History event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Virtual tour of Mackin house in Mandarin Visit the museum and learn the history of early Maillardville settlers, Fraser Mills Lumber Company, and how people lived in the Edwardian era of Coquitlam.

Indigenous Voices, Community Action
Indigenous Voices, Community Action
Nov 16, 2022 (Wednesday) Heritage event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Join our talk with the Aboriginal Women's Action Network Colonial heritage has left many scars on our collective knowledge and history. The impacts on our past, present, and future are complex, leaving many of us feeling overwhelmed.

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival at Heritage Square
Kaleidoscope Arts Festival at Heritage Square
Aug 20, 2022 (Saturday) to Aug 21, 2022 (Sunday) Festival event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Coquitlam's free Kaleidoscope Arts Festival returns! Join us at Heritage Square from 12pm-4pm each day this weekend for Imagined Journeys. Learn about the wonders of travel and the people who recorded their stories through writing.

LGBTQ+ History Month Presentation with Glenn Tkach
LGBTQ+ History Month Presentation with Glenn Tkach things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Oct 19, 2022 (Wednesday) History event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Join storyteller Glenn Tkach for a presentation Join storyteller and tour guide Glenn Tkach for an evening presentation chronicling the diverse and fascinating history of the LGBTQ+ community in the Lower Mainland. Glenn Tkach is the creator of the Really Gay History Tour, with Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours.

Mid Autumn Moon Family Day
Mid Autumn Moon Family Day things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver, BC
Sep 10, 2022 (Saturday) Festival event in Coquitlam, BC CAN

Mid Autumn Moon Family Day! Coquitlam Heritage is thrilled to bring back our Mid-Autumn Moon Family Day in 2022. Join us for a Mooncake demonstration, music, dance, crafts, story time, and learning about the customs and traditions celebrated during this festival. Free, no registration required.

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Best Time to Visit Vancouver


The best time to visit British Columbia is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Vancouver


Month Low Avg High
January 32.0 43.0
February 34.0 46.0
March 41.0 55.0
April 41.0 55.0
May 46.0 61.0
June 52.0 66.0
July 55.0 72.0
August 55.0 72.0
September 50.0 64.0
October 43.0 57.0
November 37.0 48.0
December 34.0 43.0

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