Life is about challenging yourself, especially following the birth of the new year! Come experience new ideas and new tastes in Vancouver!


Vancouver’s most innovative arts festival is returning for its sixteenth year! The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is one of Vancouver’s signature events. Featuring three weeks of inspiring and ground-breaking artistic presentations, PuSh is a platform for combining works of theatre with dance, music and other live entertainment mediums to create something new in every performance. This year, the festival will take place from January 21 to February 6 at venues throughout the city. Artists from the local community, across Canada and around the world are represented at the PuSh Festival. Here are 2 of many great performances to look forward to – Little Volcano, a musical from Vancouver’s storied composer Veda Hille, and Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story from beloved East Coast performer Ben Caplan! 


As a port city, Vancouver has one of the most vibrant restaurant cultures in the world. Cuisine from around the world are well represented in the city’s foodie scene, mingling and merging to become something fresh and exciting. Visit Vancouver, and you WILL have an unforgettable dining experience.

There’s no better time to explore the inspired and impressive culinary offerings of our fair city than January 17 – February 2; that’s when Dine Out Vancouver returns for its’ 19th year! Dine Out is a city-wide promotional event where participating restaurants throughout the greater Vancouver area agree to offer three-course, prix fixe menus for an unbeatable value. With prices as low as $20, it’s possible to dine like royalty without breaking the bank. It’s a tremendous opportunity to sample the cuisine from some of the city’s finest restaurants. Here are a few out of many wonderful choices: Forage in Vancouver’s West End, Floata in our historic Chinatown, or Sushi Nami for some of Vancouver’s very best sushi!

Will you be attending these renowned cultural and culinary events, or are you in town to take in the city’s beautiful scenery and local attractions? You can make the most of your trip by booking an extended stay at the Landis Hotel & Suites, conveniently located in downtown Vancouver, near entertainment venues, restaurants, and tourist hot spots. In addition to our luxurious accommodations, you will also have the benefit of superior amenities such as premium quality bedding and linens, free Wi-Fi, heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi hot tub, fitness centre and more. Make your reservations with us today!