MAKE IT A DAY OF FAMILY FUN WITH ALL THE FESTIVAL HAS TO OFFER
Come early for a day full of musical acts, eat at the Food Trucks and slip into
your reserved seats at the YVR Observation Deck
Vancouver, B.C. – Honda Celebration of Light is offering a ton of activities during the three-day festival, making it the perfect spot to spend a full day of family fun this summer. The spectacular fireworks show might be the main event, but the live music, food trucks and sponsor activations line-up round out a full day of activities.
Located at Second Beach in Stanley Park, this free all ages area will feature live music, food trucks, sponsor activations, a site-wide liquor license activities for the entire family with the Honda Canada area and the RE/MAX Family Zone. Bring your friends and family, kick back and relax in the sun while you enjoy the music!
“Fireworks, family and fun just naturally go together,” says Heather Owen, West End resident and co-chair of the Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society who will be attending the festival with her husband and eleven year-old daughter. “What could be better than sharing this not-to-be-missed experience with the people you love the most on a Vancouver beach under a summer night sky?”
Channel your inner funkmaster at The Park Stage at Second Beach while listening to the diverse musical lineup. The free concert will feature the musical stylings of talents like Jully Black, Five Alarm Funk and Busty and the Bass. Rhythm will fill the air all day on July 28 the, August 1 st and August 4th leading up to the fireworks show high above Metro Vancouver. This is the perfect location to sit back with family and friends, relax in the sun and enjoy the music.
The best of Vancouver’s food truck scene will be lined up along Beach Ave. offering something for everyone. Take a stroll to find a whole range of delicious choices, including The Kaboom Box, Vancouver favorite Hunky Bill’s, Reel Mac & Cheese and Kampong. You’re sure to find mouth-watering meals to please even the pickiest of palates. And to finish it all off, stop by for a scoop at Rocky Point Ice Cream.
Make sure to keep your eyes in the skies as all three nights of the festival will feature the Pete McLeod Airshow dazzling the crowd above English Bay. On Saturday, August 1 st, before Sweden’s fireworks performance, the Pete McLeod Airshow will also be joined by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. All three airshows are sure to be a hit amongst those young and old!
When it comes time for the fireworks, avoid the hustle and bustle of trying to find a spot on the beach by booking a ticket for the YVR Observation Deck. With an incredible festival line-up featuring South Africa, Sweden, and South Korea, it’s the perfect place for families to sit back while enjoying the show. Your ticket includes reserved seats, fireworks performance music, ability to purchase alcoholic beverages and a designated bathroom facility. Tickets for the best family-friendly seat in town start at $44 plus taxes.
For a full schedule, event details and tickets visit www.hondacelebrationoflight.com. Tickets are still available! Take in all that the event has to offer from the prime sightlines at The Keg Lounge on the Bathhouse Roof, the Concord Lounge at the Inukshuk or with
guaranteed family friendly seating at the YVR Observation Deck.
About the Honda Celebration of Light:
The Honda Celebration of Light is B.C’s largest public event and the longest-running offshore fireworks competition in the world. It attracts up to 500,000 spectators along English Bay each night. Owned by the volunteer, not for profit Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society, 2018 represents the 28th consecutive year of the event, which contributes over $173 million in incremental tourism and hospitality spending each year. The Honda Celebration of Light event is produced by Vancouver-based BRANDLIVE Management Group, in collaboration with Sirius Pyrotechnics.
Enter for a chance to win a family pack of 4 tickets for the August 4th, 2018 performance, valued at around $200. Four pack of tickets are for the YVR Observation Deck. This is the family-friendly area, with dedicated washroom facilities!
This giveaway is open to residents of the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley of BC over the age of 18. The prize is for tickets only and does not include transportation or any other costs associated to attending the event. Winner will be required to pick up the tickets at will call with valid photo identification. Please read full terms and conditions found at the bottom of the entry form.