Coal Harbour is an integral part of Vancouver’s downtown district. The high-rise condos for sale in Coal Harbour offer residents an opportunity to live in elegant, modern surroundings, yet still provide that exciting downtown Vancouver lifestyle.
One of the perks of Coal Harbour’s location is its proximity and accessibility to many of downtown Vancouver’s most popular community events. Some of the highlights that are in and around Coal Harbour include:
There is no finer place to celebrate all things Canadian than at Canada Place on Canada Day. This Coal Harbour landmark hosts the best Canada Day celebration in all of Vancouver. The award-winning celebration is over 30 years old and hosts a variety of live music and entertainment as well as food and beverage trucks and a fireworks barge for when the sun goes down. This is a party you will not want to miss!
The Pride Parade is a downtown Vancouver fixture and attracts over a half-a-million people. The parade takes place in July and is definitely the city’s most thrilling spectacle of the year. This is one parade you will not want to miss!
Vancouver International Jazz Fest
The Vancouver Jazz Fest is a Vancouver icon that has been a community event since 1986. The festival brings some of the biggest names in local, national and international jazz to Vancouver. The festival includes free shows at various venues around downtown Vancouver as well as ticketed concerts and club shows. Make sure to get out and experience the Vancouver International Jazz Fest – you will not be disappointed!
The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s 10 km race with the most participants and has been a Vancouver tradition since 1985. Over 40 000 participated in the last Sun Run and the primary goals of the race are to promote health, fitness and a sense of community. The Sun Run also supports local charities and has a long list of charitable partners. Be sure to be a part of this time honored Vancouver tradition and get out and run!
The Celebration of Light is a must see event! For 3 nights in July and August, the skies in Vancouver come alive with awe-inspiring firework displays choreographed to music. 3 countries compete each year to wow the huge Vancouver crowds in what can only be described as Vancouver’s signature event. You have not experienced fireworks until you have experienced Vancouver’s Celebration of Light!
Coal Harbour Community Centre
The Coal Harbour Community Centre hosts many different holiday themed activities throughout the year. Some of the more popular events include:
Coal Harbour Christmas Carnival
The Christmas Carnival brings Santa to Coal Harbour and allows children to participate in magical holiday games and crafts.
Coal Harbour Halloween Carnival and Spooky Graveyard
The Halloween Carnival and Spooky Graveyard brings the spirit of Halloween to Coal Harbour. Be sure to dress up and enjoy Halloween themed games and crafts as well as a pumpkin carving contest and a spooky cemetery.
Both of these holiday themed activities are family friendly events and are well supported by the Coal Harbour community.
The Community of Coal Harbour
Downtown Vancouver is a vibrant and busy place regardless of the season. These are just a few of the many community events that take place annually in Vancouver’s downtown district. Coal Harbour is just steps away from all of these magical events and this proximity guarantees you a front row seat at all of them!
If you have been looking for gorgeous waterfront property with access to venues, amenities and services, then look no further than Coal Harbour. I would love to show you some of the condos that are for sale in the neighbourhood and how one of these real estate options can make you a part of the Coal Harbour experience! I look forward to working with you soon!