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B.C. Place Stadium

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Address: 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4Y8, Canada
Phone Number: 604-669-2300
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Description: BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its...
BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting the province’s most notable events including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. An all-new BC Place reopened in September 2011 after completing a major revitalization that included the installation of the largest cable-supported retractable roof of its kind in the world. BC Place has a seating capacity of 54,500. Today, BC Place is home to Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the BC Lions Football Club and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. BC Place is an important generator of economic activity in British Columbia, hosting world-class entertainment events, professional and amateur sport, community gatherings and exhibitions.
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Still best in Canada

Because of my previous life, I have spent a lot of time in B.C. Place Stadium since it opened in 1983. It was a great stadium back then and made way better when they took the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Because of my previous life, I have spent a lot of time in B.C. Place Stadium since it opened in 1983. It was a great stadium back then and made way better when they took the teflon roof off and rebuilt it a couple of years ago. It cost $500 million, which made me gasp, but when it opened it... More 

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Jasper, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I attended the 102nd Grey Cup game here this past November. It certainly beats sitting outside in the freezing cold that's for sure. The stadium itself is very beautiful and the seating is comfortable. On the way in I was searched by a security guard. I asked him what he was looking for and he replied drugs and alcohol. I... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi DeadeyeAB, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your time at Grey Cup! We appreciate the positive aspects you highlighted, and we also appreciate the concerns you raised about the security service upon entry. Your feedback is important and will assist us in continually improving our guest service training for staff. We hope that next... More 

sooke
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

though an expensive re build, bc place is an amazing venue to watch a sporting event. we went early for the festivities, enjoyed the food trucks and atmosphere. watching the game with fans from over all canada, made me proud to be canadian. well behaved, fun crowd, next time i will dress up, did not realize how much a part... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback from your time at Grey Cup - we hope to see you back at BC Place in the near future! More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Attended the Grey Cup - walked to BC Place from condo - easy to get to and the tix have your designated gate on them, so you minimize the wandering around. Inside the food selection is limited even by stadium standards - few beer selections - and everything is premium prices. The VIP boxes are really close to the public... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi Richardthetravellguy - thanks for your review of BC Place, we hope you enjoyed Grey Cup! We appreciate your thoughts on the food served at the stadium. We want to assure you we do our best to keep prices affordable while maintaining a high level of quality and service. As an example, guests at BC Place can expect the following... More 

Goodyear, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a terrific time at the CFL Championship football game at B.C. Palace in Vancouver, Canada. The stadium is a great place to watch a game (Calgary 20, Hamilton 16). The Grey Cup festival before the game was outstanding with plenty of different vendors and prizes to be won. The weather outside the domed stadium was cold, however, inside... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi Mike B, it was a pleasure to welcome you (and 52,000+ CFL fans) to Grey Cup in Vancouver, BC. It sounds like you had a fantastic time - we look forward to welcoming you back to BC Place for more great events in the near future! More 

Montreal, Canada
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245 reviews 245 reviews
46 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Grey cup, 50,000 fans in and out with security check efficient and not jammed. Good sight lines even from the 400 level. Surprised at cleanliness of washrooms without huge lineups. Large screen is not large on end zone side which is an annoyance. A comfortable, clean large city stadium. Downtown location is a big plus. Walking distance from main hotels.

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi gorlinjay - thank you for the excellent review of BC Place! We certainly appreciate your comments about the clean bathrooms - our housekeeping staff work hard to present a great environment for our guests so they will really appreciate your feedback! Cheers! More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We arrived in Vancouver on a Friday night to stay at the Sandman and realised this glorious structure was next door and it was gearing up for a game. My husband and son got tickets for a BC Lions game and we all went a couple of hours beforehand to soak up the atmosphere. Staff worked really hard to create... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi happytravellady - thank you for joining us at the recent BC Lions game, and for posting your excellent review! We hope that when you return to Vancouver you are able to visit us for another exciting event! More 

Clyde, Alberta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I used to hate going into this stadium on hot summer days. It didn't seem right. Especially since the summers are so nice in Vancouver. Now the roof can be open. Close for the football games in November when the rain comes. Go Lions!

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi David H! Thanks for sharing your experience of visiting BC Place - both before, and after the revitalization in 2011. We agree, the stadium is much more comfortable for fans now that the roof can open and close. We hope that you'll have a chance to join us again next summer! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

BC Place is a fantastic stadium. We watched the Whitecaps play Dallas and it was a great experience. The big screen is amazing and you find yourself drawn to it. The atmosphere of the fans is incredible too, especially as the Whitecaps were winning for all of the game. The staff were polite when we were talking with any of... More 

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Dallas match at BC Place! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at BC Place, including your comments about our polite staff. We wish you many more safe travels, and look forward to welcoming you back to our stadium next time you visit Vancouver, Canada! More 

Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I'm a season ticket holder for the Whitecaps and love watching the games at BC Place Stadium. Great place to watch a sporting event with an added bonus when the roof is open.

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BCPlace, Manager at B.C. Place Stadium, responded to this review

Hi purplejwhayes - awesome to hear you're a Whitecaps FC season ticket holder and love coming to BC Place! We're proud ot have a spectacular venue (especially when the roof is open!) but it's the fans that make is amazing - so thank you for being awesome! We look forward to welcoming you back this year, and hopefully again as... More 

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