From rainy days to date night, this VR arcade has got you covered

Sep 12 2019, 3:10 pm

Is it really summer in Vancouver right now? We’re not so sure.

When all of the days that you planned to spend at the beach end up being spent inside watching shows on Netflix (thanks a lot, rain), you know you’ve got to seek out a new experience here in the city.

The perfect place to do that (and throw yourself into another reality) is at Evolve VR. A virtual playground, it’s the only VR lounge in the city offering a brag-worthy cinematic experience.


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It doesn’t matter if you’re a VR virgin or a well-seasoned player, because the arcade lets you take the lead in one of 50+ games and experiences during your visit, all at a skill level that suits you.

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Ever fight off terrifying waves of monsters or step into the virtual shoes of Adonis Creed to box your way to championship glory? Ever stroll through the streets of Tokyo even though you’ve never been to Japan? How about experience the ultimate thrill ride in a wingsuit?

Good news: You can do all of these things and more at Evolve VR.

The arcade offers stations that you can rent on your own, with your other half on date night, or as part of a group of three. And you can choose the length of time that you wish to play for, whether it’s for one, two, or three hours.

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Evolve VR runs their HTC Vive VR system with top of the line computers to ensure you have the most immersive and exciting virtual experience. The arcade specializes in birthday parties, corporate events, and can also get special permits for liquor if requested.

You can always walk in and book a session but it’s advised to book ahead of time over the phone or at


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Located on West Broadway, the VR lounge is easily accessible by public transit on Broadway and Cambie (it’s right across from the Broadway City Hall SkyTrain station. There’s lots of public parking in the area and free parking in the back of the building, too, if you decide to take the car.

For more information, to book your spot, and to see the full list of games on offer, visit Evolve VR now.

Evolve VR Vancouver

Where: 411 West Broadway, Vancouver


  • Monday to Thursday: 12 pm to 12 am
  • Friday: 12 pm to 2 am
  • Saturday: 10 am to 2 am
  • Sunday: 10 am to 12 am

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