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Northern Lights Display - February 2021

January 25th, 2021

The stadium's Northern Lights Display is recognized around the world as a landmark of Vancouver’s skyline. BC Place is honoured to be able to help bring awareness to events, charities and non-profit causes that are important to communities in British Columbia.

Here are the stadium's lighting initiatives for February:

February 1st - Purple for Provincial Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 2nd - Red, Black and Green for Black History Month

February 3rd - Red for Heart Month

February 4th - Orange for World Cancer Day

February 7th - Red for CHD Awareness Week

February 8th - Purple for International Epilepsy Day

February 11th - Red for 211 Day

February 12th - Gold in advance of Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

February 13th - Red for Wear Red Day for Women's Heart Health

February 14th - Valentine's Day Show

February 15th - Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

February 17th - Rainbow for Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18th - Special Animation for Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

February 19th - Special Animation for Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

February 20th - Special Animation for Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

February 21st - Red in advance of World Encephalitis Day (February 22nd)

February 22nd - Blue for World Thinking Day on behalf of Girl Guides of Canada

February 24th - Pink for Pink Shirt Day

February 25th - Blue and Gold for Covenant House Vancouver’s Sleep Out: Professionals Edition

February 28th - Pink, Green and Blue for Rare Disease Day

In addition to these lighting initiatives, the stadium will continue to light up with a special animation every night at the top of each hour (between sunset and 11pm) for 5 minutes to show support for health care professionals across the province who are working tirelessly to support our communities through the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more or to submit a lighting request, visit our Northern Lights Display page.

Centerplate team at BC Place kicks off 2021 with a generous donation

January 13th, 2021

To kick off the new year, the Centerplate team at BC Place organized a donation of nearly 2,500 pounds of food for The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light. This generous contribution will go towards feeding our vulnerable neighbours in the Downtown Eastside community.

Since the postponement of major events at the stadium in March 2020, BC Place and Centerplate have amplified efforts to support the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, over 10,000 pounds of food has been donated to benefit our local communities. Thank you to our valued team members for their continued commitment to serving others during this challenging time!

About The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light

For 65 years, Harbour Light has been a place of miracles and new beginnings in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

Harbour Light is a team of nearly 200 hard-working, fun-loving professionals who feel called to work in and for the Downtown Eastside community. Together, the team bring a wide range of personal and professional experiences to work, united by the belief in the missions of Harbour Light and The Salvation Army.

From the front lines to leadership, approximately 35% of Harbour Light employees are alumni of the programs. Their lived experiences are integral to Harbour Light's ability to walk alongside our clients in their journeys to housing and recovery.

About Centerplate

Centerplate is a leader in live event hospitality, "Making It Better To Be There®" for more than 115 million guests each year at more than 200 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues. From hosting VIPs at the Super Bowl to superheroes at Comic Con, the company provides hospitality services to North America's premier events and destinations. A Sodexo company, Centerplate creates unique, locally inspired menus, best-in-class guest service, and one-of-a-kind experiences backed by world-class design and insights teams.

Northern Lights Display - January 2021

December 28th, 2020

The stadium's Northern Lights Display is recognized around the world as a landmark of Vancouver’s skyline. BC Place is honoured to be able to help bring awareness to events, charities and non-profit causes that are important to communities in British Columbia.

Here are the stadium's lighting initiatives for January:

January 1st - Special animation for New Year's Day

January 4th - Blue for World Braille Day

January 6th - Blue for Alzheimer's Awareness Month

January 15th - Green, Orange and Blue for Intestinal Malrotation and Volvulus Awareness Day

January 24th - Purple for Family Literacy Week

January 27th - Yellow for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28th - Special animation for Bell Let's Talk Day

In addition to these lighting initiatives, the stadium will continue to light up with a special animation every night at the top of each hour (between sunset and 11pm) for 5 minutes to show support for health care professionals across the province who are working tirelessly to support our communities through the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more or to submit a lighting request, visit our Northern Lights Display page.