Engage with the stunning surroundings and be captivated by a myriad of exciting Vancouver activities. Our vibrant modern metropolis is nestled amidst snow-capped mountains, lush rainforests and the pristine blue waters of the Pacific.
Vancouver is British Columbia's largest city and is renowned for its natural beauty. Explore local attractions including Stanley Park, Gastown, Yaletown, Chinatown and the West End. Local ski hills are a short distance away from downtown Vancouver.
Festival and Events
Vancouver has all kinds of festivals and events during the year, from music festivals to outdoor concerts, sporting events and international firework competitions.
Legal Gay Marriages
Vancouver is renowned internationally as a gay-friendly city and same-sex marriages have been legal in British Columbia since 2003. Locals and visitors can both get married here, with a marriage license and civil ceremony being all you need to be legally married.
Vancouver is home to the largest gay population in Western Canada, with the West End and Commercial Drive neighbourhoods primarily offering a range of restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, shops and boutiques that cater specifically to GLBT customers. In these neighbourhoods and throughout Vancouver, gay-friendly businesses often identify themselves with rainbow flag decals. Pan Pacific Vancouver accommodations are TAG approved.