Vancouver offers couples both outstanding opportunities for outdoor adventure and sophisticated amenities of a first class city. There are many beautiful places to present any one of the many beautiful engagement rings made by Knox in Vancouver. Take advantage of an oceanside location, with plenty of green space and recreation opportunities only 20 minutes north of downtown. While this sea-level port city is known for a temperate climate, surrounding snow-covered slopes are perfect for winter sports and breathtaking views of the city below. Vancouver is one of the few places in the world where it's possible to ski in the morning and sail in the afternoon. Named the Top Destination in Canada in TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice awards and chosen as the world's "Most Liveable City" in 2010 by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a title it has been awarded eight times since 2002.
Explore every avenue with so many options for finding the perfect location to gift your Knox Jewelers heirloom engagement ring or matching wedding bands in Vancouver. Linger over a glass of BC wine and a locally sourced meal, capture the sea air with a bike adventure or unwind at one of Vancouver's unique spas.
If a city is judged by its diversity and culture, we're proud to say that Vancouver neighbourhoods take top honors. Over a dozen different enclaves invite visitors and locals to stroll colourful sidewalks, savour spectacular settings and soak in a wide range of urban vibes with roots in many different cultures. And the bonus for visitors is that neighbourhoods in Vancouver are located close to each other, making it possible to see many sides of this complex and diverse city during your visit.
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Every summer, you can find couples of Vancouver seated in The Park After Dark, watching classics such as Indiana Jones and Clueless. FreshAirCinema partners with various area organizations to bring outdoor movie events to Vancouver. Movies are screened in parks across the city on three-story high movie screens. You can't get much bigger that three stories to proclaim you love and propose than on the “Big Screen”. For an intimate setting, reserve a screen for your private proposal at a location you choose. Coordinate your intermission with FreshAir Cinema and pronounce your love and proposal of marriage. Present your partner with a piece of diamond jewelery by Knox Jewelers. Giving engagement rings and matching wedding bands has been a standard in proposal history. Knox Jewelers can help make the moment memorable by offering unique one of a kind designs crafted by hand, by local artisan jewelers.
For an urban explorer, break bread together and enjoy one of Edible Canada’s chef-led tours. Sip and snack around Vancouver’s most intriguing culinary neighbourhoods in the company of a local food pro. Sample barbecue pork buns and jasmine tea or dim sum lunch in the markets of Canada’s biggest Chinatown. Meet vendors at Granville Island Public Market where dozens of stalls sell everything from artisanal cheese to chocolate, bagels to burritos. After the tour, stop by Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, located a short walk from Granville Island. Browse through thousands of popular and rare cookbooks or take a cooking class in the in-store kitchen and create a lasting memory by setting you proposal at he end of the class. Every time you create that same meal together memories of your engagement will surface. Presenting your Knox Jewelers engagement ring or unique wedding bands would make a great dessert course!
If a night of strolling, dining and sipping drinks is more your pace, head to the Chinatown and Gastown neighborhoods. Start off your evening with a romantic walk through the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The Zen-like atmosphere will give you the opportunity to quietly chat before your evening proposal adventure. Just a few steps over, the Keefer Bar offers great craft cocktails with an Eastern herbalist twist. As the sun sets, street lamps light up Chinatown and neighboring Gastown. Pick a quiet table in L’Abattoir’s impressive back room with high glass ceilings. Discussing your day over fine french-inspired dishes prepared with flare by top chef Lee Cooper. The night is still young, cruise through charming Water St. en route to Pourhouse Restaurant where cocktails have an old-fashioned soul, in variations both plain and fancy – the catalyst for the entire restaurant concept. Cozy up with your partner and indulge over a few more drinks on one of several snuggly loveseats. If it happens to be a Sunday evening, you’ll also be treated to live jazz. As the band provides a great sound backdrop for your proposal, giving diamond jewelery from Knox Jewelers will exceed her expectations and she won't be able to wait to wear her engagement ring or wedding band you gave her.
Loving the view of outdoors, Vancouver’s beautiful parks connect the urban setting with nature’s glory. Rent a tandem bike from one of several bike shops near the intersection of Denman and Georgia streets and take a bike ride along Vancouver’s scenic seawall. Enter the bike path through Stanley Park and follow the tranquil seawall that leads to English Bay. As you reach the first stretch of beaches, look upwards to your left. Tucked away there is the cozy Teahouse Restaurant, a fantastic proposal spot with an airy patio.
For the explorer that likes the best of both nature and luxury, giving a unique proposal at Echo Valley Ranch & Spa is the greatest place to present your Knox Jewelers engagement ring. Knox Jewelers diamond jewelery is handcrafted, one at a time, to ensure the utmost quality is upheld. Unique in our craft, we can also match wedding bands to any ring design. Located in BC's scenic Cariboo Region, Echo Valley Ranch & Spa caters to those looking for a serene wilderness retreat or a wild BC adventure. Whether your idea of heaven is a trail ride through rolling hills, a 4x4 wildlife safari or a day at the spa, Echo Valley guests find harmony and rejuvenation. Summer activities include hiking, golf, horse back riding, fly-fishing, and white water rafting. As one of Echo Valley's many adventure tours, take a 4x4 and follow the shores of the Fraser River where thousands of prospectors once traveled on their way to the Cariboo gold fields back in 1857. The river still contains flecks of gold so try your luck at gold panning. Exhilarating! Just think what she will say when you announce you “Found Gold”. When you partner comes over to look at your find, you will show the unique Knox Jewelers engagement ring or wedding band you had made. She will be totally surprised. And a tip: tie the engagemnt ring or matching wedding bands to your belt loop before you go into the river!
Vancouver is truly an explorers city. Knox Jewelers creates beautiful heirloom engagement rings for all of Vancouver, inspiring your proposal to come from the heart, exactly the way you want it to be.