Get a sweet start on your holiday season in Yaletown’s Candytown festival. Show off your skating skills at the free Scotiabank Ice Rink at Bill Curtis Square, where NHL stars will make an appearance. Then hop on the horse-drawn carriage rides brought to you by Allan Financial for a festive tour around Yaletown. Santa will be parking his sleigh to give children a chance to meet his reindeer at Candytown's very own reindeer barn. Holiday shoppers are invited to start their seasonal gift buying in Yaletown with local merchants as well as a specialty gift market which will take over the street. Revellers can enjoy the Candytown Cocktail Tour with candy-themed drinks featured at participating Yaletown restaurants. This outdoor holiday festival is free and open to the public.
Be the first to experience Taste of Yaletown this year! Yaletown’s top chefs roll out the VIP carpet for guests to sample feature Taste of Yaletown menu items. Experience tastes and sips from the city’s best including Glowbal Grill, George, New Oxford, Hamilton Street Grill, Society, Yaletown L’Antipasto, Caché Bistro, Killjoy, and Minami – all in one central Yaletown venue at MINI Yaletown. Get the inside culinary scoop directly from the executive chefs and take home exclusive recipe cards.
Yaletown’s Outdoor Movie Night will return along with the Roundhouse Picnic in the park on August 19th, 2012. This event requires good weather, & has a rain out date on August 26. Check out this outdoor event in David Lam Park, as a classic movie is played on a huge outdoor screen on Sunday evening.
This event always brings in thousands of friends into David Lam park! Be sure to arrive early.
Don’t miss the third annual Outdoor Movie Night in Yaletown on the 40’ x 20’ BIG screen featuring a classic film from the 80’s for everyone to enjoy. The movie is always Top Secret...but “McFly” always knows! Bring your own blanket or folding chair, and your own flashlight. In case of rain, the free Outdoor Movie Night in Yaletown will happen the following Sunday on August 15th.
Start the day off right with the Roundhouse Community Picnic in the Park. RAIN OR SHINE. www.roundhouse.ca
And be sure to make it dinner and a movie in Yaletown! Download the 2010 Outdoor Movie Night postcard with a complete listing of all of Yaletown's great restaurants and cafes at http://www.yaletowninfo.com
Yaletown BIA supported by Yaletown Grand Prix is celebrating Bike Month in Yaletown with a photo contest hosted on Flickr to find the images that best capture the spirit of cycling in Yaletown. From commuters to kids on the seawall, from racers heading out on a ride to cruisers rolling slowly, bicycles are a key part of the fabric of life in Yaletown, and we’re looking for the photos which capture the spirit of cycling in Yaletown.
We’ll be collecting photos beginning June 1st and announcing the winners at the end of the month. Cash prizes and gift certificates generously donated by Yaletown business will be awarded to the winners. To join the contest or to learn more submit your photos here: Yaletown Bikes Photo Contest
Start looking for the definitive picture that shows us how Yaletown Bikes!
Head down to Yaletown for a day of fabulous shopping! Gather your besties and join us for six hours of hot summer fashions, wicked discounts & specials from over 40 stores, awesome prizes, cool cocktails and drinks and of course, free swag - just like the celebs.
Event: Yaletown Summer Shopathon
Date: Friday, July 17, 2009
Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Throughout Yaletown, centered within the heritage district.