Ten Quirky Things to Do in Vancouver

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We love themes here at GayVancouver.Net.  Last month we brought you ten cheap things to do in Vancouver and this week we bring your top ten quirky things to do in Vancouver courtesy of Tourism Vancouver.

  1. Feed the sea otters on a behind-the-scenes tour at the Vancouver Aquarium (www.vanaqua.org)
  2. Add a fitness angle to your visit by taking part in the Vancouver Sun Run (www.sunrun.com), North America’s second-largest 10km race
  3. Check out the darker side of the city’s history at the Vancouver Police Centennial Museum (www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca)
  4. Don your spurs and a ten-gallon hat for the Cloverdale Rodeo (www.cloverdalerodeo.com), a cowboy cavalcade of bareback, bronco and bull riding
  5. Dip into the city’s Portuguese side with a series of dances, picnics and cultural events held during June’s Portuguese Heritage Month (www.portuguesemonth.com)
  6. Trawl through Vancouver’s colourful history with a summertime Architectural Heritage Tour offered by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (www.aibc.ca)
  7. Take a guided tour of North Vancouver’s mountain, forest and seascape region in a green vehicle fuelled with vegetable oil (www.northvangreentours.com)
  8. Witness one of the wackiest shows on offer at the annual Vancouver Fringe Festival (www.vancouverfringe.com)
  9. Take a one-day cooking class at Granville Island’s Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (www.picachef.com)
  10. Take a Christmas karaoke bus tour around the city with the Vancouver Trolley Company (www.vancouvertrolley.com)
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