The 27th Honda Celebration of Light is expected to bring one million plus spectators to the shores of English Bay July 29th, August 2nd and 5th.
If standing amongst the masses to witness the fireworks spectacular isn’t your cup of tea there are a number of options for a more exclusive viewpoint of the event. If you or a friend have a boat or English Bay facing apartment you’re set, if not here are a few other spots that will give you a unique outlook on the Celebration of Light.
The Honda Celebration of Light ticketed spectator spots offer guests front and centre views of the action from;
The YVR Observation Deck – reserved-seating bleachers with dedicated cash bar and food services
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Lounge – a VIP 19+ lounge, located on the roof of the Bathhouse Roof at English Bay including live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Concord Lounge at the Inukshuk – the closest water-side view of the fireworks from the lounge surrounding the Inukshuk with DJ, buffet and cocktails.
YVR Business Class Cabanas – take your private party hosting up a notch with a private cabana for 24. July 29 and August 2 are already sold out so book August 5 soon
Other spots around the English Bay to watch include:
Vancouver Maritime Museum presents Fire & Light Fireworks Night, a fundraiser and entertaining evening on the VMM’s exclusive patio at Vanier Park, filled with food, wine, fireworks, dancing with The Raincity 6 Band plus silent and live auctions.
Bard on the Beach offers Bard-B-Q and Fireworks : a special night, watch a performance of Much Ado About Nothing or Two Gentlemen of Verona then stay for a Salmon BBQ by Emelle’s Catering and watch the fireworks from the Bard Village.
While reservations this close may be hard to come by restaurants ringing English Bay also offer great vantage points;
Cactus Club Cafe – English Bay
The Boathouse – English Bay & Kits Beach
Hook Seabar – English Bay
The Three Brits Pub – English Bay
Bayside Lounge – West End
Beach Bay Cafe & Patio – West End
The Sylvia Hotel – West End
Wherever you end up watching the Honda Celebration of Lights, enjoy the nights and lights!