Ten Quirky Things to Do in Vancouver

  1. Check out the darker side of the city’s history at the Vancouver Police Museum (www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca), especially on a summertime “Sins of the City” walking tour


  2. Join the locals for an evening of fun at FUSE, the Vancouver Art Gallery’s regular nighttime social event (http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/events_and_programs/fuse.html).


  3. Enjoy watching a spirited Vancouver Roller Derby game (www.terminalcityrollergirls.com)


  4. Pitch ‘n putt golf into the twilight hours in Stanley Park


  5. Don your spurs and a ten-gallon hat for the Cloverdale Rodeo (www.cloverdalerodeo.com), a cowboy cavalcade of bareback, bronco and bull riding every May.


  6. 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).


  7. Eat your way around Vancouver while burning calories on a guided cy-cling tour of Vancouver’s famous street food carts (www.cyclevancouver.com)


  8. Witness one of the wackiest shows on offer at the annual Vancouver Fringe Festival (www.vancouverfringe.com) in September.


  9. Take a train underground at the Britannia Mine Museum (www.britanniaminemuseum.ca)


  10. Speed around the racetrack in a go-kart at the Richmond Go-Kart Track (www.richmondgokarts.com).