5 Things to Do in Vancouver in February

So you’re traveling to the Pacific Northwest and wondering about things to do in Vancouver in February? Drawing on more than eight decades of memory-making, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has a history of knowing exactly what to do and see to make the most of your Vancouver stay. 

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, this vibrant city boasts a captivating blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. From its iconic skyline against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains to its diverse cultural scene, Vancouver sets the stage for a memorable February getaway.

Things to Do in Vancouver in February 

  1. BLUSH – A Valentine’s Bar Pop-Up Experience

Embark on a meet-cute moment for the ages as Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and Saintly Rosé join forces for the ultimate rendezvous. From February 14 to 24 (closed Sunday and Monday), the Lower Lobby of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver transforms into “BLUSH,” a bar pop-up experience overflowing with tasty tipples and treats. Indulge in specialty cocktails, light bites, desserts, and mini Saintly sparkling rosé bottles. The effervescent experience unfolds in a shades-of-pink private pop-up lounge, open from 5:00 pm onwards. For further details, visit Fairmont-Hotel-Vancouver.com.


  1. Grouse Mountain Winter Adventures

Embrace the winter wonderland at Grouse Mountain, just a 15-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Enjoy activities like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating. For a unique experience, take the Skyride gondola for breathtaking views of the city lights against the snowy landscape.


  1. Valentine’s Day at Notch8

For a celebration inspired by glamour and romance, head to Notch8 Restaurant & Bar at the heart of Vancouver’s iconic castle. On Valentine’s Day, revel in a sophisticated 3-course menu featuring scallop crudo, burrata with roasted pear, and a mini bottle of Saintly bubbles. Priced at $95++ per person, the experience is enhanced with optional wine pairings (+$48), and is available at 5 pm and 8 pm on February 14, with reservations required. However, Notch8 is open daily and makes for a great dining destination every day of the week. Find more information at Notch8-Dining.com.


  1. Stanley Park Seawall Stroll

Immerse yourself in Vancouver’s natural beauty with a stroll along the Stanley Park Seawall. Enjoy panoramic views of the mountains, ocean, and city skyline. The Seawall is perfect for a leisurely walk or bike ride, offering a refreshing outdoor experience in the heart of the city.

  1. A Night to Remember – Romance Package

Turn your evening into an unforgettable overnight stay with Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s Romance Package, starting from $439.00 CAD for a Fairmont Room. The package includes accommodation, overnight self-parking, a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, chocolate-dipped strawberries, deluxe in-room dining breakfast, and the pièce de résistance—a late check-out at 2 PM. Book your memorable night HERE.

Things to Do in Vancouver in February, Your Questions Answered 

Is February a good time to visit Vancouver? 

February is a fantastic time to visit Vancouver, especially if you enjoy a mild winter climate. While temperatures can be cool, the city’s stunning landscapes, vibrant cultural scene, and special events make it an ideal destination. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s February offerings add an extra touch of magic to your visit.

How many days do you need in Vancouver? 

To fully experience the diverse attractions Vancouver has to offer, a stay of at least 4 to 5 days is recommended. This allows you to explore the city’s iconic landmarks, scenic parks, and indulge in special events, such as the enchanting experiences offered by Fairmont Hotel Vancouver throughout February.

How to pack for Vancouver in February? 

Packing for Vancouver in February requires a mix of winter essentials and versatile layers. Be sure to pack a waterproof jacket, warm layers, comfortable walking shoes, and an umbrella. Also, include some dressier attire for special experiences, like the BLUSH bar pop-up and Valentine’s Day at Notch8. Don’t forget your camera to capture the breathtaking winter scenes and memories you’ll create in Vancouver.

Whether you’re indulging in romantic moments at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or exploring the outdoor wonders of Grouse Mountain and Stanley Park, there are endless things to do in Vancouver in February that offer a diverse array of experiences for every traveler.

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