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Great Vancouver 2010 Olympics Free Events

There will be tons of free events during Vancouver 2010 Olympics from Feb 12-28. Whether you are a sports fan or not, you don’t want to miss any of them. However, most of them will be hold in downtown Vancouver. You will have to pay attention to the latest traffic information during Winter Olympics because there will be special traffic arrangement especially in Downtown.

I listed below some of the events which are great for family fun.

British Columbia Pavilion

location: Vancouver Art Gallery

Live concert performances are taking place at Robson Square which will feature several BC musical artists. This downtown hub also features the International Media Centre where several live broadcasts are taking place, the Ziptrek line over Robson Square, and the GE Plaza skating rink.

A series of displays highlighting BC industry & tourism will also be on-site. Visitors will get full access to the VAG for free during the Games and the venue is anticipated to be open between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily (no evening hours, private events only). A special Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit is available for public viewing.

Live shows at Robson Square

location: Vancouver Downtown, Robson Square

During Games, there will be Aboriginal Showcase, First Nations Carving Exhibit, BC Kids, BC Live, BC Spirit Showcase! BC Street Jam, Meet The Mascots On Ice, Ignite the Dream. Details please visit yougottabehere.

GE Plaza Outdoor Skating

location: Robson Plaza

GE Plaza at Robson Square features a popular outdoor skating rink, and is the location for the International Media Centre and BC Pavilion during the Games and centrally located at Robson & Howe Streets. Thanks to the generous contribution from General Electric in partnership with the Province of BC, the skating is free and skate rentals are only $3. The rink is open daily from noon to 9 pm.

Laser Waterworks Show

location: David Lam Park

Join friends or family at False Creek to see the nightly laser light shows which will take place at the LiveCity Yaletown location. A large pipe in False Creek will stream water high into the air providing the backdrop for what will become a vivid backdrop to all the excitement. Across False Creek you will be able to see the Olympic Athlete’s Village. The City of Vancouver says the fireworks and water show will start in the late evening, but they don’t provide a start time.

There are way more events during Vancouver 2010 Olympics season. Check out more details here.