February 16 – 22 is Heritage Week! Celebrate with a day on Granville Street.
On February 21st from 10am to 12pm join the Vancouver Heritage Foundation for a behind the scenes tour of the historic Commodore Ballroom with author of Live at the Commodore (2014) Aaron Chapman. Get a backstage tour of the green room, dressing rooms and the chance to be on the Commodore stage itself.
THEN join Heritage Vancouver on a tour of Granville Street with historian and Senior Downtown Planner, Michael Gordon, from 1pm to 3pm. Look and hear about the street’s history as a ‘theatre row’, a transit hub, a shopping street, an office, hotel and entertainment district and a cultural and neon mecca.