Burnaby, BC (Vocus) November 10, 2010
Plan a BC winter holiday and escape to an unexpected world of arts and culture in Burnaby, BC located just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver at the base of scenic Burnaby Mountain. Home to galleries, museums, live theatre productions and the magical Burnaby Village Museums Heritage Christmas celebration, Burnaby arts and culture have something to please every critic. See the parks and the arts and culture that go with it in Burnaby here.
Staying in Burnaby also means quick and easy access to Greater Vancouver’s cultural attractions such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast art, the Museum of Anthropology and more. To enjoy a full weekend of arts, culture and live theatre, Burnaby hotels offer a wide range of accommodations from inviting bed and breakfasts to full service hotels, many with Burnaby hotel deals.
Footlight Theatre presents an international favorite with The Sound of Music, live at the Michael J Fox Theatre throughout November. Follow the tale of the beloved von Trapp family in this performance by a talented local cast. The Michael J Fox Theatre, named after one of Burnaby’s many homegrown talents, features both local and touring performances.
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Deer Lake Park offers a full season of plays, musicals, comedies and other live performances, often part of Vancouver packages that can include Burnaby hotel accommodations, shopping and more. With the Christmas spirit in mind, steps from the Shadbolt Centre is the Burnaby Village Museum, preparing for the annual Heritage Christmas featuring costumed townsfolk, vintage carousel rides, Father Christmas and more. Also in the park, the Burnaby Art Gallery features regularly rotated exhibits highlighting both local and international art.
To book your Burnaby BC winter getaway today and take advantage of Burnaby hotel deals and other Vancouver packages, visit http://www.tourismburnaby.com
About Tourism Burnaby
Tourism Burnaby is a non-profit destination marketing organization whose purpose is to support tourism promotional activities in order to increase visitation to the city. As part of its mandate, Tourism Burnaby is responsible for marketing, promoting and selling the city as a site for corporate meetings, pleasure travel, cultural, sports and special events. The organization was incorporated on October 25, 2004 under the Society Act of British Columbia.