Welcome athletes, and fans to beautiful Burnaby, BC.

We are super excited to have you back in Burnaby for the 2023 Cascadia Masters Championships.

We hope your stay in our community is memorable, on and off the water. So with this in mind, we’ve pulled together a list of the top 8 things that you can get up to while you’re here! Read on to find out more.

The Amazing Brentwood

With its modern design and an indoor/outdoor public space, The Amazing Brentwood is a one-of-a-kind urban gathering place featuring world-class shops, restaurants, public plazas, and entertainment. Visit the lower mainland’s only locations of Sporting Life, Cineplex VIP, H&M Home, The Rec Room, and LL Bean among the many other retailers on site.

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Patio Paradise

Discover Burnaby’s best patios, where you can enjoy a cold beer and soak up the summer vibes. From local breweries to trendy bars, there are plenty of options to choose from: Studio BrewingSteamworks Brewery & Taproom, and Dageraad Brewing. Relax, unwind, and savour your favourite brew while enjoying the outdoor ambiance.

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REVS Bowling

Burnaby Village Museum

Take a trip back in time to the 1920’s at one of Burnaby’s favourite themed attractions and museums. Walk through the village and meet the costumed townsfolk, visit the old homes, businesses like the Blacksmith, and shops like the General Store. And don’t forget to take a ride on the Carousel and make a pitstop at the Ice Cream Parlour!

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Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionery

Glenburn Soda Fountain

Talk about a throwback. Glenburn Sofa Fountain transports you back to a simpler time, with their nostalgic hand-made desserts and confections, including sundaes, splits, milkshakes, and malts. You can find this vintage-inspired shop in the whimsical boutique-style shopping district of Burnaby Heights.

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Veledrome Trail

Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area

Explore Burnaby Mountain, whether it be a vigorous hike, leisurely stroll or a heart-pumping bike ride, here are 26 multi-use trails to choose from. The park includes a picnic area, playground, and several large wooden sculptures, known as Kamui Mintara (or Playground of the Gods), to wander between. Tip: Check the weather and dress accordingly. 

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Anton's Pasta Bar

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

The Nikkei Centre serves Japanese Canadians across the country as an important resource for other communities to learn about the Japanese Canadian experience through public programming, events, and exhibits. Fronted by a beautiful Japanese and Canadian garden maintained by the Vancouver Japanese Gardener’s Association. Closed Sunday, Monday & Stat. Holidays.

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Vancouver Whitecaps Game

Symphony in the Park – July 15

For over 30 years, Symphony in the Park has been a summer favourite. This free, outdoor concert features the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing exceptional symphonic music surrounded by the beauty of Burnaby’s Deer Lake Park, on Saturday, July 15th from 7:30pm – 9:30 pm.

This year’s performance will transport listeners to other worlds, whether it’s the story of British spy, an adventure through another galaxy or the tale of a young wizard.

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Sopra Sotto Pizza

Metropolis at Metrotown

Burnaby is home to BC’s largest shopping centre, Metropolis at Metrotown hosts new finds and old favorites in a one-stop destination. With over 330 stores and services, and an international food court. Visiting from out of town? Enjoy the VIP Visitor Card program for rewards and special discounts up to 30% off, and more

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We want to see what you get up to, so don’t forget to tag your Burnaby experience at #Burnaby365