Celebrity Spotting in Vancouver

Celebrities love Vancouver! The city’s laidback vibe translates to a non-intrusive travel experience for celebs, who find it easy to go about theiroutdoor business under the radar. Here’s a sample of celebrities’ favourite Vancouver experiences.

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On the TIFF red carpet, Kate Winslet took time to rave about Vancouver – where she and co-star Idris Elba filmed The Mountain Between Us – and give a special shout-out to Honey’s Donuts in Deep Cove.


The Rock got cozy in Vancouver while filming Skyscraper, and posted several social media odes to the city – including this one filmed at the Shangri-La Hotel.


The last time Hugh Jackman was in Vancouver, he tweeted a selfie admiring the intricate work of Stanley Park’s totem pole “forest”. Stop by to recreate that super-cute shot.



Blake Lively, actress and wife of local boy Ryan Reynolds, is a big fan of Bao Bei, recently instagramming “Best meal in Canada” with a photo outside the iconic Chinatown restaurant.


Best meal in Canada. Best mama in Canada.

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Ricky Gervais tweeted photos of himself strolling Vancouver’s seawall and shopping on Granville Island.


Shania Twain tweeted photos of herself cycling the Stanley Park seawall.


Where to Spot Celebrities in Vancouver