How often can you say that you were in a pillow fight with a hundred other people? On Saturday, April 1, 2017, head down to the Vancouver Art Gallery (Robson side) to take part in the annual Vancouver Pillow Fight! It’s a half hour of mayhem, feathers, and onesies. What more could you ask for?

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International Pillow Fight Day is actually a worldwide phenomenon and other countries will be doing the same thing in different countries around the world, including: India, New York, Poland, Amsterdam, and Brazil!

Vancouver’s pillow fight starts promptly at 3:00 pm with the battle cry of: “PILLOW FIGHT!!!!” You run in and prepare for (lighthearted) battle, swinging left and right with your weapon of choice (foam or feathers!).

If you prefer to be an observer, the pillow fight also offers great photo opportunities. Stand back from the frantic pillow fighters and snap a few action shots.

But really, the main fun is in participating. There are a few rules of course:

  1. Soft pillows only!
  2. Swing lightly, many people will be swinging at once.
  3. Do not swing at people without pillows or with cameras.
  4. Remove glasses beforehand!
  5. The event is free and appropriate for all ages.Wait until the signal to begin.
  6. Remember: This event is more fun with feathers!”

2017 Vancouver Pillow Fight Details:

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Street side
When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00pm sharp
Website: Facebook event page

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