Dinner and a Show Revamped: 5 Fun Experiences

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Whether you’re looking to spice up date night or just want to try something new, “dinner and a show” takes on a whole new meaning with these adventurous pairings.

1. Food + Flight

Everyone loves dining with a view, but it’s hard to beat the bird’s eye vantage point you’ll get from Harbour Air’s Fly N' Dine Tour. Start the evening with a 20-minute seaplane flight from downtown Vancouver to nearby Horseshoe Bay, where tranquil waters, lush forests and marine wildlife create a breathtaking scene. Afterward, step into the limousine, which takes passengers to The Boathouse Restaurant (pictured) for a gourmet dinner on the waterfront. This tour is available from May to September.

2. Cuisine + Comedy

For the ultimate “dinner and a show” experience, The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre has you covered. Start out with a four-course dinner, followed by an outrageous extravaganza of politically incorrect humor, musical parodies and fast-paced comedy skits.

3. Lunch + Live Music

Whether you’re planning a fun lunch date or just want to liven up your workday, the Out for Lunch music series at the Vancouver Art Gallery has the perfect combination for a midday excursion. On select Fridays, you can listen to the sounds of Mozart, Beethoven and more when you attend these 50-minute concerts, which are free with gallery admission. Afterward, enjoy a casual lunch at the Gallery Café.

4. Snacks + Striptease

Head to Vancouver’s Chinatown, where you’ll find The Keefer Bar, a low-lit cocktail lounge known for its sultry ambiance and innovative cocktail program. Their new Thursday night burlesque show is perfect for date night or an evening out with friends, where you can nosh on mouthwatering small plates like dim sum, Peking duck sliders and Asian-inspired pizza while watching a sassy striptease by Sweet Soul Burlesque.

5. Buffet + Boating

Sightseeing, dining and traveling come together when you book a Sunset Dinner Cruise with Harbour Cruises & Events. Enjoy live music and a catered buffet of West Coast cuisine while taking in spectacular views of the Vancouver skyline, rugged mountains and a colourful sunset. This 2.5-hour cruise is offered from May through mid-October.

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