Calendar of Events – July 2018

Golden Spike Days Festival – Port Moody – June 29 – July 2, 2018 The annual Golden Spike Days Festival in Port Moody takes place this year June 29-July 2, 2018 at Rocky Point Park. A family friendly event that is held annually to celebrate the last spike driven into the CPR rail that stops…

Top Holiday Things to Do in December

Glow Christmas Light Garden & Market, Langley – November 21 to December 30, 2017 Glow Christmas is Metro Vancouver/Fraser Valley’s newest holiday addition, bringing over 500,000 lights to create the world’s most massive indoor light display at Milner Village Garden Centre in Langley. Tickets are available online here for a discounted price, or at the…

Halloween in the Tri-Cities

Happy Halloween! As this year’s trick-or-treat extravaganza is on a weeknight, aside from costume house parties, here’s a list of fun events leading up to the week of Halloween to check out for those living or visiting the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam): Anmore Manor – This annual haunted house located in Anmore, off…

Calendar of Events – July 2017

Golden Spike Days Festival, Port Moody – June 30 to July 3 Golden Spike Days Festival is one of the oldest and longest running family events, held at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody. Enjoy fun activities, live entertainment, fabulous food, and a youth talent competition on stage. Free admission for all. Steveston Salmon Festival,…

Celebrate Canada 150 – July 1st in BC

Last minute planning for Canada Day? If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, whether locally or within BC, check out our list of what’s happening on July 1st, 2017. Happy Birthday Canada! Vancouver – Canada Place’s Canada Day will be the place to be to enjoy the largest celebration in…

Tasting Plates YVR – Port Moody

Wednesday was Tasting Plates YVR‘s first tasting tour in #Port Moody. Presented by VanFoodster, I was excited to see that Tasting Plates is venturing out to the suburbs! Closer to home for me, I haven’t had a chance to enjoy some of the places on the tasting tour so I was looking forward to checking…

Nuoc Cham Sauces by The Wooden Boat Review

Nước chấm is a Vietnamese for a common variety of dipping sauces, which can be sweet, sour, salty, savoury and spicy. If you’ve eaten at a local Vietnamese restaurant, you most likely would have tasted nuoc cham in the form of a dipping sauce for your deep fried spring rolls or sauce you pour over your lemongrass…

Yellow Dog Brewing

Living in Port Moody, I have always been jealous of the plethora of microbreweries in Vancouver. I work around the Mount Pleasant area, so it’s always so fun to grab a Growler after work and bring it home but I always thought it would be nice to have something closer to home. Enter Yellow Dog…

Rocky Point Ice Cream

After an evening 10 km run, Ryan and I decided to walk to Rock Point Park to get some ice cream from our favourite local ice cream shop, Rocky Point Ice Cream. With the mess of construction of the Ever Green line (right next to the shop) and a cool winter, this has been my…

Aroy Thai Kitchen

I love little hole in the wall restaurants. Especially when it comes to ethnic food. The hole in the wall places are always where you find the most authentic cuisine. And besides, who doesn’t want to support small businesses? Aroy Thai in Port Moody, as with other hole in the wall places, is amazing and authentic!…