Illuminate Yaletown Feb.11 & 12th

4 Feb

For two nights only, on the evenings of February 11th and 12th, the Yaletown Business Improvement Association will host illuminate Yaletown – a community wide collection of contemporary light-art installations. The highly anticipated, second annual, free winter street party will feature over twenty-four new, never-before-seen light-based design installations, including a three-storey “twitterfall,” visual sound clouds, and a number of interactive new media displays. During the evenings Mainland Street will remain closed for pedestrians, as an expected 25,000 people take to the streets each night to celebrate illuminate Yaletown 2011 and help commemorate the one year anniversary of the 2010 Winter Games.


Photo credit: Vasho Pekar

This event will be amazing be sure to check it out! Here are some more details:

WHEN: Friday, February 11 to Saturday, February 12, 2011 5:59PM to 10:30PM

WHERE: Yaletown Heritage District – at participating businesses along Mainland and Hamilton Streets, between Davie and Nelson

To learn more about illuminate Yaletown www.yaletowninfo.com

About the Yaletown BIA:

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association is an organization that works to further the development of the community by committing to the improvement of the environment and promoting it as a must-see destination to visit. There are over 900 businesses and 530 commercial properties that are represented by the Yaletown BIA. Over the last 10 years, the Yaletown BIA has undertaken projects such as fostering economic development, reducing property taxes, hosting the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and promoting the safety of its streets in order to create a leading business district in Vancouver.

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