When to Visit

when to visit

At any time of the year, Vancouver is sure to surprise and delight. Here's a little bit of information about the four seasons Vancouver enjoys and what you can expect when visiting during these times.

> Also see What to Wear for additional weather details and clothing suggestions for our seasons.

Winter (January - March)
Vancouver enjoys mild winters with blossoms coming out as early as February. Bikers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts need not hibernate here. Winter is a fantastic time to unwind and getaway in Vancouver, with some of the best hotel rates and package specials all year. With year round activities, there is much to do - or just cuddle up in front of a fire with that special someone.

Summer (July - September)
Vancouver is the City of Summer Festivals and there are events for every taste in music, art, film and more...Not to mention International events like the HSBC PowerSmart Celebration of Light - a spectacular yearly fireworks competition that lights up the downtown sky of the city each summer.

Spring (April - June)
You really can ski and golf on the same day! Vancouver comes alive in the Spring with outdoor activities, wine festivals, Springtime shopping sales and more. Unique, West Coast attractions abound and truly make for a Spring Break like no other for visiting families.

Fall (October - December)
Fall in Vancouver means NHL Hockey, cuisine from all points of the globe, museum visits, the launch of the theatre, opera and symphony seasons and holiday shopping - so much to see and do! Enjoy a Christmas Carol Cruise and stay in Vancouver's finest luxury at Fall season rates.

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