DONT FORGET illuninate Yaletown Feb 21st 2009


Illuminate has its own song!
Listen to this great new track by DJ Leanne!

on saturday, february 21, 2009
at precisely 5:29 pm, pacific standard time
the sun will set on vancouver

for a free winter party in yaletown
featuring contemporary light installations
designed to inspire and impress

On Saturday, February 21st, 2009, light art will illuminate yaletown. As the only outdoor event to take place in Vancouver at this time of year, this event will bring light to a gloomy night. Featuring light installations developed by artists and architects, cutting edge music and interactive activities, illuminate yaletown will allow attendees to see Vancouver as it has never been experienced before.

This will be the first annual illuminate yaletown, developed to showcase creative talent and brighten up a gloomy winter evening. Put this event on your 2009 calendar – it will be a night to remember and a favourite of Vancouverites for years to come. See you there!


Photographers are encouraged to take photos during Yaletown's first light-art show and add them to this Illuminate Yaletown Flickr group.

Voting will begin on the following Monday or Tuesday with more than $500 in prizes. Prizes will be awarded for best photos by popular vote, best photos by judges selection, as well as “best collection” “fastest uploads.” More details about prizing to follow shortly.

Contest Link


Hamilton Street Grill puts the Chill and the Grill in Yaletown's First Light Party

Vancouver's first outdoor light-as-art show, "Illuminate Yaletown", kicks off at 5:29 pm sharp (official sunset), Saturday, February 21st outside the Hamilton Street Grill, 1009 Hamilton Street in Yaletown.

Featuring light installations designed and developed by artists and architects, pyrotechnics, fire dancing, cutting edge music, interactive activities and a display of illuminated ice sculptures, Illuminate Yaletown shows off Vancouver's hippest community in a whole new light!

After hitting the "On" switch, Hamilton Street Grill takes on the first event of the night with the "Fire and Ice Cocktail Party" with innovative cocktails by HSG resident mixologist Ryan Cheverie and Chef Neil Wyles hors d'oeuvres.

Three cocktails are paired with three hors d'oeuvres as well as festivities and a place to keep warm are offered with exclusive seating at the Hamilton Street Grill from 5:30 - 7 pm $25.00 per person - cash bar follows. Doors open at 5:30 with dinner reservations available after 7 pm.

With light-as-art installations throughout Yaletown, the brick lined docks up and down Hamilton and Mainland all lined with restaurants and bars, we will show you just what an outdoor winter party in Vancouver is all about.

Illuminate Yaletown is a free, family friendly outdoor light show running from 5:29 pm until 9:30 pm, one night only, Saturday, February 21st, 2009.

Tickets to Fire and Ice $25.00 per person by reservation only
Hamilton Street Grill
1009 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC 604-331-1511


Michael LaPrairie Century 21 In Town Realty Vancouver BC

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