Sports | Music/Concerts | Theatre/Dance | Special Events/Conventions | Attractions

Enjoy Vancouver with the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel

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Rogers Arena | Vancouver Canucks | Concerts               

 Mar 97:00PMDucks VS Canucks
 Mar 127:00PMKings VS Canucks
 Mar 144:00PMMaple Leaf VS Canucks
 Mar 177:00PMFlyers VS Canucks
 Mar 197:00PMBlue Jackets VS Canucks
 Mar 247:00PMJets VS Canucks
Mar 267:00PMAvalanche VS Canucks
Mar 287:00PMStars VS Canucks
Apr 67:00PMKings VS Canucks
Apr 97:00PMCoyotes VS Canucks
Apr 11
Mar 78:00PMBob Seger's Ride Out
Mar 158:00PMNickelback
Mar 298:30PMMaroon 5
Apr 48:00PMFleetwood Mac
Apr 147:30PMEric Church
Apr 167:30PMAriana Grande
Apr 187:30PMDef Leppard
May 27:30PMOne Republic
May 57:00PMNew Kids On the Block
May 78:00PMNeil Diamond

BC Place | BC Lions | Whitecaps | Concerts                              

May 034:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes
May 147:30Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Toronto FC
May 244:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
June 257:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Montreal Impact
July 057:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
July 127:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Chivas Usa
July 272:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. FC Dallas
Aug 105:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Sporting Kansas City
Aug 307:30Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Portland Timbers
Sept 067:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. D. C. United
Sept 107:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Sept 274:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake
Oct 044:00Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. FC Dallas
Oct 247:00 Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Colorado Rapids
TBATBA102nd Grey Cup Reservation

Pacific Coliseum | Vancouver Giants

Mar 127:00Vancouver Giants vs. Victoria Royals
Mar 147:30Vancouver Giants vs. Kelowna Rockets

Chan Centre In Vancouver for Performing Arts

The Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver Convention Centre

May 3 - 6Pediatric Academic Societies’ (PAS) Annual Meeting 2014
June 8VEG Expo 2014
June 8 - 11Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference & Info-Expo
June 18 - 21International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
Sept 13 - 18Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union Convention 2014
Nov 9 - 13 35th Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting

Vancouver Tourist Attractions

May 15 - June 15Cirque du Soleil: Totem
Concord Pacific Place

Science World

Information desk (10am - 5pm) 604-443-7440 Showtimes & Information 604-443-7443


Web SiteTBAFlight of The Butterflies
Web SiteTBATo The Arctic

Vancouver Art Gallery

Info line 604-662-4719
Ongoing Exhibitions
July 20, 2013-Mar 09, 2014Emily Carr in Haida Gwaii
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Special Events at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel

Celebration of Light English Bay Vancouver

Honda Celebration of Light at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel

July 25, July 29 & August 01, 2015

Three nights of World Competition Fireworks is steps from the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel. Please note: the West End of Vancouver is closed off to all automotive traffic after 7 p.m. on selected dates. Be sure to check in early.  
Vancouver Pride Day Flag

Vancouver Pride Parade & Festival at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel

Vancouver's West End hosts a terrific Pride Parade and Festival. With a vast assortment of concerts, parties, lectures, boat cruises and art exhibitions Pride weekend has something for everyone! The Parade begins at Robson & Thurlow, heads West down the hill to Denman street across from the Best Western Sands Hotel and follows Denman to Pacific.  
Polar Bear Swim Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel

January 1st, 2016

Adjacent to Best Western Plus Sands at English Bay, on January first of every year at 2:30 p.m. join in on the fun with thousands and test the water. This is the day that you can get your Official POLAR BEAR T-shirt and Badge, registration starts at 12 noon.  
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