Vancouver Celebrates its 125th Birthday at Jack Poole Plaza!

Today (April 6) marks Vancouver’s 125th Birthday!

To celebrate this historic milestone, a celebration will take place today at Jack Poole Plaza, (site of the Olympic Cauldron), outdoor plaza at Thurlow & Canada Place, adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Place).

The Birthday Live celebration begins with a street hockey tournament for youth and adults at 2pm and continues until 10pm with live music (including 54-40), DJs, food, street arts, spectacular video art, special performances and more. Vancouver’s Mayor, Gregor Robertson and other dignitaries will be on hand for official ceremonies including lighting the Olympic cauldron and cutting a BIG birthday cake!

The event is family friendly, fun and FREE so be sure to come down for a visit!

View the location map and full schedule of events and activities