There are still many more events to look out for if you are visiting the hotel at the end of September and during October.
The following festivals should at least appeal to most of you and one even involves CHOCOLATES! How can you go wrong?
RUNAWAYGRAPE “A TASTE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA”
When: September 20th – Where? The FISH HOUSE Stanley Park
If you like Wine and some of the finer foods in life, want to be surrounded by nature while sipping your finest Vino and really like to have fun while you are at it…..come along to this!
Located in the beautiful setting of the famous ‘Fish House restaurant’ in Stanley Park, you will be treated to taste some fantastic samples of wines from the Okananagan region, you will learn how to taste and test the different varietals of the Best of the BC Wines, and at the same time you will be able to sample some incredible world class foods to accompany the wines.
All in all you will be expanding your knowledge of some yummy fine wines and food, so not only will your taste buds be delighted so will your brain!
For further information: http://www.hellobc.com/servicefelisting/food-or-wine/4579028/runawaygrape-a-taste-of-british-columbia-.aspx
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
When? Thurs September 26, 2013 – Fri October 11, 2013 Where? Various Locations.
One of the most popular film festivals in North America and one of the largest cultural events in Vancouver. More than 150,000 people attend approximately 575 screenings of 350 films from 50+ countries. Check website for the 2012 Schedule of Films.
For further information:http://www.viff.org/
ARTISTS FOR CONSERVATION FESTIVAL
Where? GROUSE MOUNTAIN – When? Sat September 28, 2013 – Sun October 06, 2013
If you are interested in environment, you have a creative streak or simply just love Art and need some scenary, then this festival will be for you!
Taking place at the top of Grouse Mountain this signature cultural event will be one of the largest worldwide gatherings for conservation.
You will see incredible works of Art, meet some very inspirational people who will be involved with the project through exhibits, lectures, live demonstrations and more….
For further details: http://festival.artistsforconservation.org/
FESTIVAL OF CHOCOLATES
When? Tue October 15, 2013 – Sun November 10, 2013 Where? Various locations
The Fall Festival of Chocolate showcases everything one can learn about cocoa and chocolate. The magical mystery of these ingredients is explored through seminars and pairings held at local chocolate shops, wineries, breweries, restaurants, cafes, and bakeries across the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Don’t miss out on this delicious opportunity to celebrate all things chocolate. Check website for a Schedule of Events.
For further information: http://www.festivalofchocolate.ca