Sporting Events

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Professional sports clubs for soccer, baseball, football and, of course, hockey - Vancouver keeps even the most discerning sports fan entertained. Fans possess a passion for their local teams, which adds to the excitement of any game in town!

See one of the following for additional information on our local sports clubs:

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Check our Calendar of Events to view information on what's happening in the city.

BC Lions

Vancouver is home to the Canadian Football League's BC Lions - Canada's very own brand of exciting professional football!

Each season, eight teams from across the country battle each other from June to November, culminating in the Grey Cup Championship - a uniquely Canadian tradition and the country's most-watched sporting event!

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the BC Lions Football Club at 604.589.ROAR or visit the team's official website at

Vancouver Canucks

Canada loves hockey. It's considered the national sport - and cheering on your favorite team or player is the national pastime.

The Vancouver local team, the Canucks, play home games at Rogers Arena and are so popular, games are often sold out from the beginning of the hockey season - so always book tickets well in advance!

For more information contact Rogers Arena(604.899.7400) or visit For tickets contact Ticketmaster (604.280.4400).

Vancouver Canadians

Come out and cheer on the Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club! Enjoy a Hot-Dog & Beer in the beautiful outdoor setting of the best little ball park in the world - Nat Bailey Stadium! The C's play from June - Sept.

For schedule & ticket info please call our Box Office 604.872.5232 or visit

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Vancouver Whitecaps FC is Vancouver’s only professional soccer club and play host to the top teams from across North America. Whether you’re a full time supporter or coming out to a match for the first time you will find our match-day experience like no other in Vancouver.
The season runs from March – October.

For more information call 604.669.9283 or visit

Vancouver Giants

The Vancouver Giants are a major junior ice hockey team playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Inaugurated in 2001–02, the Giants have won one President's Cup (now known as the Ed Chynoweth Cup) in 2006 and one Memorial Cup in 2007 in their ten-season history. Their home rink is the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was previously used by the NHL's Vancouver Canucks. The regular season runs from mid-September through mid-March. Playoffs run from late March through mid-May.

Hastings Racecourse

Whether you’re interested in live thoroughbred horseracing, a casino experience, fine dining or a day on the patio with Vancouver’s best view: Hastings Racecourse can supply it. Hastings is the city’s only sporting attraction with free parking and free admission, and has been a Vancouver landmark since 1889. Live Racing runs most weekends, Friday nights and holidays from April 24th until October 11th, and our Casino is open 365 days a year with over 600 of your favourite slots. A day at Hastings is perfect for all your meetings, group events or to enjoy with your family and friends. Our staff is committed to ensuring that your day at the track is a runaway success and a truly memorable experience. We’re bred for excitement since 1889.

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