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Attractions and leisure

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People come from all over the world to see Vancouver's natural sights and more than 190 parks. Vancouver is also home to world class theatres and cultural spaces.

Explore Vancouver's popular attractions.

Popular attractions

Visit Stanley Park

Stanley Park

Vancouver's Stanley Park is a world renowned park and tourist attraction. Learn more about what to see and do in this magnificent green space.

Seawall in Vancouver


Enjoy one of Vancouver's most popular destinations and take advantage of all there is to do and see along the Seawall! Download the map and learn more about this scenic path lining the city waterfront.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden

Visit the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park and Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver – a tranquil garden right in the heart of Chinatown. The park is located at 578 Carroll St, Vancouver, BC. 604-662-3207.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Visit VanDusen Botanical Garden located at 5251 Oak Street and be inspired by nature.

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park is home to some of the most beautiful and well maintained gardens in the world and the Celebration Pavillion, a facility perfect for weddings and other special occasions. The park is located at 4600 Cambie St.

Bloedel Floral Conservatory

Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is an indoor tropical garden in Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park. Learn about the Conservatory.

Orpheum Theatre

The Orpheum

The Orpheum at 601 Smithe Street is one the most beautiful concert halls in North America. Built in 1927 and refurbished in 2009, the 2,600-seat Orpheum is a designated National Heritage Site.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre seating

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 650 Hamilton St in downtown Vancouver is one of Canada’s largest proscenium theatres with 2,765 seats. Refurbished in 2009, the theatre hosts opera, Broadway, music, presentations, and a broad spectrum of entertainment shows.

Enjoy the best of Vancouver

Explore Vancouver's popular attractions, performing arts, sports facilities, heritage locations, and culture venues with friends and family—for free! Vancouver Park Board is a proud partner of this exciting initiative.

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