Tea on the Verandah

  • Posted on August 13, 2018
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Tea on the Verandah has been a big hit, and Heritage Park is offering it again this year, held on the verandah of the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women. Tea will be served with an assortment of delectable, freshly baked treats. The porch of this stunning home is the perfect setting for a cup of tea and relaxing conversation. Steeped in British history, the origins of afternoon tea hark back to the mid 18th century, where it was the preserve of the rich. The practice is believed to have been started by by the Duchess of Bedford. With the…

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Squamish Farmers’ Market

  • Posted on July 18, 2018
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If you’re planning a stay in Squamish, and happen to be here on on a Saturday, you’ll want to stop by the Sea to Sky Farmers’ Market. You’ll discover fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, meat, baked goods, and artisan-made goods. There are also weekly events, featuring local musicians, chefs, topical experts and entertainers. The Squamish Farmers Market Association is celebrating its 15th year. They’ve grown from a handful of vendors in 2003, to up to 60 vendors, with local musicians, entertainment, artisans and activities scheduled weekly. During the summer, you’ll find the market at the Corner of Cleveland Avenue and Victoria…

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Kite Clash 2018

  • Posted on June 30, 2018
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In just a few short days, some of the world’s best kite boarders will sail into Squamish, B.C. to compete in Canada’s largest kiteboarding competition. Located about an hour outside of Vancouver, at the infamous Squamish Spit, the events will run from July 6th through July 8th and feature competitions in free style and big air, as well as the kiter cross. This year’s contest will feature 70 of the best kite boarders from Canada, Dominican Republic, South Africa, England and Spain. The event this year will start on Friday July 6th beginning with the 6th Annual Canadian Freestyle Championships at…

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Mountain Music Series 2018

  • Posted on June 4, 2018
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Every Friday night from June through September live music can be heard from the Sky Piolet Deck under the sea to sky gondola. Get together with friends and family to enjoy an unforgettable sunset with local music playing in the back ground. Dance on the deck as the sun sets, relax with a refreshing drink in hand or snack on the BBQ inspired menu at the Summit Lodge. This summer’s lineup is unbelievable with all different styles of music filling the Friday night skies. Friday, June 8th: Nearly Neil pays tribute to Neil Diamond as well as covers of songs…

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Travellers’ Guide to Dog Walks & Hikes in Squamish

  • Posted on April 5, 2018
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Squamish strives to be dog-friendly. You’ll find dog bowls of fresh water outside the Squamish Visitor Centre as well as many of the town’s business establishments. If you’re visiting Squamish, you’ll discover a great selection of local walks and trails to hike. Some of the trails do have partial on-leash restrictions, but some are also off-leash. Quick Walks   Newport Beach (formerly Nexen Beach)   Nexen has been a favourite off-leash trail for dog walkers for many years, with outstanding views of the Stawamus Chief and Howe Sound. Dogs will enjoy forest trails and romps on the beach with their…

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Save 50% on Family Day 2018 at Sea To Sky Gondola

  • Posted on January 24, 2018
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From February 10 to February 12, 2018, Sea To Sky Gondola will help families celebrate with their annual Family Day weekend. Over the holiday weekend, the Sea to Sky Gondola is one of the venues that will host activities all weekend long. Located in Squamish, British Columbia at 36800 Highway 99, Sea to Sky Gondola is just two kilometres south of Squamish and roughly an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver. Attractions include the Gondola ride, hiking trails, free optional guided tours, a suspension bridge and breathtaking views of Howe Sound and the Squamish Valley. The Gondola ride takes about 10 minutes…

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Enjoy BC Family Day at the Britannia Mine Museum This Year

  • Posted on January 18, 2018
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Monday, February 12th, Britannia Mine Museum will be offering 50% off admission, to celebrate BC Family Day. There will be 45-minute guided tours offered throughout the day. Britannia Mine Museum is a National Historic Site and internationally recognized tourist and educational destination, located on the Sea to Sky Highway, between Vancouver and Whistler. It provides an insight into the  112-year history of the Britannia Beach community, and encourages mining awareness through experiential educational programs, exhibits and entertaining events. You will not only enjoy the exhibits and engaging favourites like the underground mine train, the historic 20-storey concentrator mill and gold…

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Celebrate the Holidays in Squamish, BC

  • Posted on November 18, 2017
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Halfway between Vancouver and Whistler, on the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, you’ll discover the town of Squamish. With a warm and welcoming community, visitors and residents come each year to enjoy an array of events and activities. Christmas in Squamish is organized each year, as an opportunity to spice up the holidays and to give back to the community. As with past years, this year has many exciting offerings to look forward to. From November through January, Squamish comes alive with the holiday spirit. These are some of the many activities to partake in this holiday season. Winter Farmer’s…

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