Squamish Valley Music Festival Organizers Cancel 2016 Event

  • Posted on March 23, 2016
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Residents of Squamish and BC at large woke up to rather disappointing news on Tuesday March 2nd when the organizers of the annual Squamish Valley Music Festival announced the cancellation of the event. This years’ event was scheduled to take place in the summer from August 5th to 7th and just like all the previous summer festival events; it was hugely anticipated and there was a lot of excitement over it. The Squamish Valley Music Festival which has been an annual event and organized by Brandlive and Live Nation Canada had built an excellent reputation and had grown in stature…

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Art Displays by the Vancouver Biennale all over Squamish

  • Posted on March 23, 2016
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If you love art, you are definitely going to love the incredible shows that have been and will continue to be displayed in different parts of Squamish. This is all thanks to Vancouver Biennale, which is a charitable non-profit organization that is devoted to displaying and celebrating art in public places. In the 2014-2016 Exhibition, residents and visitors of Squamish will be treated to incredible art displays at different public places thanks to the sponsors, who are local businesses and organizations. The District of Squamish is also a sponsor in this initiative. Some of the artworks that are already up…

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Away from the freezing rain and fog, the Sea to Sky Gondola offers you the opportunity to enjoy winter and view it in a whole different way. For many people, summer means fun and enjoyment but that is not always the case with winter. However, if you want to make your winters more enjoyable than summers, then, Sea to Sky Gondola is the place to be. There are plenty of winter activities that will make your visit forever memorable. The Location The Sea to Sky Gondola is located in Squamish at the heart of the Sea to Sky corridor. This…

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Love of Trains

  • Posted on January 2, 2016
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One of the most important aspects of Canada’s history and in particular the formation of B.C is the railway. The settlement in the West and formation and development of British Columbia would not have been possible without the railway. It is for this reason that the town of Squamish and B.C at large has a unique railway history and preserves the railway heritage. The railway that passed through Squamish to Vancouver called; The Pacific Great eastern Railway was incorporated into in Vancouver in 1912. The railway was built between 1912 and 1921 and it operated between North Vancouver and Prince…

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Celebrate the Holidays with Sea to Sky Gondola

  • Posted on November 23, 2015
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When it comes to a magical holiday, few places offer up the kinds of unique experiences, entertainment and memories that Squamish has to offer. The Sea to Sky Gondola is a must visit for those who are already going to be in the area for top-notch skiing, or for those who are still searching for the perfect holiday vacation option. The entire month of December is full of exciting entertainment options and events. Opening December 4 – the Sea to Sky Gondola The Sea to Sky Gondola opens December 4, and is the perfect way to launch a holiday vacation…

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Every year, thrill-seekers from around the world can’t wait to visit Whistler Mountain for some of the best skiing available. The area sees millions of visitors each year, looking for the best slopes and seeking out the best accommodations available. With all of the excitement, it’s often overlooked just how full the area is in peak skiing months. Imagine arriving only to learn that everything is booked for miles around. This is certainly not a great start to the vacation most people dream about. Squamish accommodations are the perfect complement to Whistler skiing for a number of reasons. It’s Less…

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8 Essential Tips to Planning a Fantastic Day of Eagle Watching

  • Posted on September 24, 2015
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The eagle has always been viewed as a majestic, impressive bird. This is in part due to their sheer size and wingspan (an average of 5-7 feet) but also due to their hunting efficiency, strength, fierce look, and their amazing ability to spot prey in waters below (which also inspired the phrase “eagle eye”). The ability to get right up close, and shoot photos of these magnificent birds in their natural habitat, draws throngs of visitors to Squamish each year. The best place in all of Canada for people to witness a large gathering of these magnificent birds is the…

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2015 Squamish Music Festival Highlights

  • Posted on August 24, 2015
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10 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Next Year In early August, music-lovers of all kinds were treated to 4 days of unbelievable live musical acts taking place on 5 different stages at the 6th annual Squamish Music Festival. Festival-goers had an absolute blast this year, enjoying the crowds, the food, and the atmosphere. Those who skipped the festival or weren’t able to make it may want to consider booking early so they don’t miss next year’s lineup. The following 10 reasons may provide some extra incentive to do so: 1. The 2015 Squamish Music Festival was a Record-Breaker This…

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