KLAHOWYA VILLAGE AND SPIRIT CATCHER TRAIN IN STANLEY PARK

KLAHOWYA IS A CHINOOK WORD MEANING “WELCOME.”

This summer, be sure to experience the Klahowya Village and the Spirit Catcher Train on your trip to iconic Stanley Park. Vancouver’s newest attraction is an authentic celebration of remarkable Aboriginal cultures, traditions and peoples. The Spirit Catcher Train is a narrated journey with live performers telling the story of the ‘Raven Saves the Sun’. Spend an hour or an afternoon at Klahowya Village enjoying colourful authentic Aboriginal culture through song, dance, art and cuisine.


•  Jump aboard the Spirit Catcher Train for a 13-minute journey into the Stanley Park forest.
•  Narration, props and live performers tell the story of the Raven saves the Sun.
•  Watch cultural singing and dance performances every day at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM on the Klahowya Village main stage.
•  Visit with Aboriginal artisans working in studios on site.
•  See wood carvers create masterpieces before your eyes and try your hand at the ancient art of cedar bark weaving.
•  Taste an amazing fusion of traditional Aboriginal cuisine and modern culinary inspiration from the Raven’s Landing kitchen.
•  Browse artisan kiosks for authentic and handmade Aboriginal arts and crafts.

The Aboriginal cultural tourism market is the fastest growing segment of BC’s tourism industry and is introducing both local and international visitors to a rich, vibrant culture.

Village Admission:
•  Adults $5
•  Senior/Child $3 per person
•  Free for Children under 2 years of age
•  Combo Price (Village & Train):
•  Adults $14 ($1 discount)
•  Senior/Child $10 ($1 discount)
•  Free for children under 2 years of age
•  Klahowya Village and the Spirit Catcher Train are open daily from 10:00am – 6:00pm until September 11, 2011

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