What is BC Place called now?

BC Place is a multi-purpose stadium located at the north side of False Creek, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is owned and operated by the BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo), a crown corporation of the province….BC Place.

Architect Studio Phillips Barratt, Ltd. Stantec Architecture Ltd. (renovation)

Where is the BC Lions stadium?

BC PlaceBC Lions / Arena/Stadium

Where is Vancouver Whitecaps stadium?

BC PlaceVancouver Whitecaps FC / Arena/Stadium

Is BC Place roof retractable?

BC Place is a state-of-the-art venue like no other. A one-of-a-kind retractable roof – the largest in the world – reveals over 7,500 square metres of sky and has created a year-round facility for world class events in beautiful British Columbia.

When did BC Place get the new roof?

In an extensive revitalization in 2011, the iconic air-inflated domed roof was replaced with the largest cable-supported fabric roof of its kind in the world, updating its signature presence on Vancouver’s skyline. This plaque is supported by B.C. Pavillion Corporation (PavCo).

Is there free WiFi at BC Place?

Does BC Place provide WiFi? BC Place offers free WiFi for many events. Please reference the event FAQ prior to the event you are attending.

Do you have to wear a mask at BC Place?

Masks are now mandatory for all people 5 and older while in the stadium. Masks, covering the nose and mouth, must be worn at all times except when you are eating or drinking in your assigned seat. This rule will apply regardless of whether the BC Place roof is open or closed.

Is BC Place indoor or outdoor?

When you arrive you’ll discover 800 WiFi access points and over 1,250 digital screens making BC Place one of the most technologically advanced venues in the world. Our FIFA ‘2-Star RECOMMENDED’ playing surface converts to create the largest column-free indoor space in Western Canada.

When did BC Place open?

BC Place officially opens on June 19, 1983 with their ‘Expect the World’ Grand Opening Gala David Bowie performs in 1983 and converts his dressing room into a sushi bar The first sporting event ever held at the Stadium is a Vancouver Whitecaps FC game on June 20, 1983

What is BC Place?

Opened officially on June 19, 1983 in advance of the 1986 World Expo, BC Place has become an apex for sport, the arts and community within British Columbia.

What happened at BC Place in the 1990s?

BC Place hosts the third World Police and Fire Games in 1989 In 1989 Baywatch star and model Pamela Anderson was discovered here while attending a BC Lions game The San Francisco 49ers beat the Seattle Seahawks in an exhibition game held in 1998 Molson Indy Vancouver zips around the outside of BC Place on September 2, 1990

How many people attend events at BC Place?

More than one million people attend events at BC Place annually, including games of the stadium’s two resident teams, the BC Lions Football Club of the Canadian Football League and Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer.