Exploring Vancouver in May: From Marathons to Mother’s Day

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As we bid farewell to April and extend a warm welcome to the bright and blooming month of May, the city of Vancouver is positively buzzing with a plethora of events. These events are thoughtfully curated and guaranteed to cater to every taste, making the city come alive in a unique blend of art, culture, sports, and entertainment. Here’s a sneak peek into what’s happening in our vibrant city this May.

Kickstart the Month with BMO Vancouver Marathon

Commence the month with the adrenaline-pumping BMO Vancouver Marathon taking place on Sunday May 5th! It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned marathon runner with numerous races under your belt, or a cheering fan enthusiastically supporting the participants from the sidelines, the energy and excitement of this annual event is absolutely infectious. Immerse yourself in the supportive atmosphere, and marvel at the incredible athletic dedication on display on the bustling streets of Vancouver.

Ignite Imagination at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival

From May 27th to June 2nd,  the Vancouver International Children’s Festival promises a delightful mix of fun and learning specifically designed for our youngest visitors. With an enchanting blend of music, theater, dance, circus, puppetry, and storytelling, there’s bound to be something to ignite the imagination of every child, and maybe even the adults accompanying them! Tickets are available on the festival website. 

Celebrating Mother’s Day the Vancouver Way

As the second Sunday of May approaches, don’t forget to mark your calendar for Mother’s Day happening on May 12th. Our picturesque city of Vancouver offers lots of different ways to celebrate and honor the special women in our lives. From sumptuous brunches to relaxing spa days and scenic strolls along the city’s beautiful landscapes, spend some quality time with your mom in our beautiful city, making memories that will last a lifetime.

The Thrill of the Vancouver Whitecaps Season

For the sports enthusiasts among us, get ready for the Vancouver Whitecaps’ season which runs until October. This May, gear up for a special game on the 25th when our very own Whitecaps take on Inter Miami CF, the team that boasts Lionel Messi, one of the world’s greatest footballers. Don’t miss the exhilarating chance to see this football legend in action!T

With such a diverse and engaging line-up of events, May in Vancouver is set to be a month to remember. Ensure your stay is as memorable as the events by booking your stay at Stay Vancouver Hotels. With our central locations, comfortable accommodations, and exceptional service, we’re ready to make your Vancouver experience truly unforgettable. We can’t wait to welcome you! 

As an added bonus, when you book with Stay Vancouver Hotels, you’ll receive a perk of a gift card or tickets to a Vancouver experience – it is your choice! It’s a small token of our appreciation for choosing us to make your booking at one of our fine downtown Vancouver hotels. Learn more.