In a moment of luck, Vancouver's first (and maybe only) major snowfall of the season came on a long weekend.
With plenty of free time and a city transformed, locals took the opportunity to be creative.
Snow is still expected to fall today, but will soon be followed by rain. To mark the moment the city got blanketed by the white stuff, we've collected some of our photos and videos of people being creative out in the snow.Many went with some riff on classic snowmen, with the three spheres and a face:
Vancouver snow day. pic.twitter.com/I8OtmNQnpL— Arroz (@arroz) February 13, 2021
Others paid homage to some of their favourite characters:
Some wanted to send a nice message.
just a reminder from a snowy vancouver pic.twitter.com/p0Li0wrxqS— emily dawn ✨ (@emily_dawnxo) February 13, 2021
And others were...different in some way.
And of course there were the jokesters.