Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition
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1. Snug Cove, Bowen Island

Greater Vancouver A, BC
Neighborhood · 4 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Take a quick break from the mainland: play hooky from work, pack a lunch and head to Snug Cove on Bowen Island for a hike with your partner. The mini-getaway makes our list of Vancouver on the cheap. Read more.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is one of Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition.

2. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

8.3
578 Carrall St (btwn E Pender & Keefer), Vancouver, BC
Garden · Downtown Vancouver · 42 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Stepping into the gorgeous traditional Chinese gardens is one of our favourite — and free! — things to do in Vancouver. Read more.

CBC Vancouver is one of Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition.

3. CBC Vancouver

6.6
700 Hamilton St. (at W Georgia St.), Vancouver, BC
General Entertainment · Downtown Vancouver · 10 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: The CBC Toque Sessions are a great — and free, making it a must-do for our "Vancouver on the Cheap: Dating edition" itinerary. RSVP at rsvp.radio@cbc.ca. Read more.

4. Robson Square Ice Rink

7.6
701 West Georgia St. (btwn Howe & Hornby), Vancouver, BC
Skating Rink · Financial District · 10 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: We've listed the Robson Square ice rink on our "Vancouver on the Cheap: Dating edition" itinerary. Take a romantic spin around the rink! Entry is free; however, skate rentals are $4 each. Read more.

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5. Vancouver Art Gallery

8.7
750 Hornby St. (btwn Robson & W Georgia St.), Vancouver, BC
Art Gallery · Financial District · 84 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: The Vancouver Art Gallery is one of our favourite date spots. Read more.

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6. Eastside Culture Crawl

Vancouver, BC
Festival · Strathcona · 1 tip

The ProvinceThe Province: Show off your arty side by bringing your date on a studio visit with an East Van artist. The East Side Culture Crawl Society holds tours every third Sunday of the month and limited to 15 people. Read more.

Biltmore Cabaret is one of Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition.

7. Biltmore Cabaret

8.2
2755 Prince Edward St (at E 12th Ave), Vancouver, BC
Music Venue · Mt. Pleasant · 30 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: The Biltmore’s Toonie Tuesday is a steal with $2 cover all night. Read more.

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8. Cambrian Hall

215 East 17th Avenue (Watson), Vancouver, BC
Building · Riley Park · 1 tip

The ProvinceThe Province: Opera Pro Cantanti: The Opera’s admittedly not for everyone but at this price, you can at least take a gamble on it. When: 7 p.m. most Sundays & two Monday evenings each month. Tickets: $18 Read more.

Scotiabank Dance Centre is one of Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition.

9. Scotiabank Dance Centre

7.0
677 Davie St (Granville st), Vancouver, BC
Dance Studio · Financial District · 8 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Discover Dance! noon hour series: Get in some face time mid-day by escaping for a lunch date. Read more.

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10. Pacific Coliseum

8.3
100 N Renfrew St (at Oxford St), Vancouver, BC
Hockey Arena · Hastings-Sunrise · 32 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Can’t afford to see the Canucks? Well, take in the Giants instead and see the up-and-comers in action. Makes a great date night! Tickets: $15-$25. Read more.

Italian Cultural Centre is one of Vancouver on the Cheap — Dating Edition.

11. Italian Cultural Centre

3065 Slocan Ave (Grandview Highway), Vancouver, BC
Building · Renfrew-Collingwood · 3 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Italian Movie Night: Even if you aren’t well-versed in Italian auteurs, there is something undeniably appealing about Italian culture. Get your fill of it for free at these bimonthly screenings. Read more.

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12. Bloedel Floral Conservatory

8.5
Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver, BC
Garden · Riley Park · 7 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: This beautiful tropical dome is a perfect escape when the weather’s cold and gloomy. Tickets: $5. Read more.

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13. CelticFest

Granville St (in Celtic Village), Vancouver, BC
General Entertainment · Financial District · 1 tip

The ProvinceThe Province: The 8th annual CelticFest Vancouver features loads of free concerts, workshops and ticketed shows. Tickets: Free plus ticketed events starting at $5, but most around $15. Read more.

14. Equinox Gallery

2321 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Uncategorized · Fairview · 3 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Equinox Gallery’s newly opened Project Space features a Fred Herzog retrospective worth the trek. Tickets: $25. Read more.

15. Campbell Valley Park - North Entrance

Other Great Outdoors · 2 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Follow experienced naturalists as they lead you on a night walk through the woods on the prowl for owls and other nocturnal creatures. March 10, 7-9 p.m. Tickets: $8/adult; Register 604-432-6359. Read more.

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16. The Improv Centre - Vancouver TheatreSports League

7.7
1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver, BC
Comedy Club · Fairview · 11 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: If you can make your date laugh, that’s a good thing. If you need a bit of help, then look no further than TheatreSports on Granville Island which hosts half-price Thursdays. $7.75 for 9:15 p.m. show Read more.