Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Happy Labour Day weekend!  Plan the last long weekend of the summer with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend, Friday through Monday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Last chance to see Douglas Coupland exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

Last Tuesday evening, Aug 19, the line to get in to the Vancouver Art Gallery stretched around the block.

One reason for the mega-line is that Tuesday nights are the gallery’s pay-what-you-can night. Another is that the end is near for the Douglas Coupland exhibit. In an effort to let more people see the hit show, the gallery is extending its hours for this final week.

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Last chance to see Douglas Coupland exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

So much to do, so little time!  Start planning now with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Huge Slip N’ Slide may come to Vancouver in the future

Huge Slip N' Slide Vancouver

Image courtesy of Slide the City

What’s summer without getting a little wet! A company simply titled “Slide the City” has listed Vancouver as one of the to-be-determined locations to host their giant 1,000 foot long and 22 foot wide water slides. Started in Salt Lake City, Slide the City is a company that roves from town to town bringing joy in the form of a giant slip n’ slide.

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Huge Slip N’ Slide may come to Vancouver in the future

Nootka Sound Festival in Vancouver

L.A. trio together Pangea

L.A. trio together Pangea appears at this year’s Nootka Sound Festival.

Billed as a “garage, rock, punk and psychedelic music festival,” the Nootka Sound Festival is a two-day music extravaganza taking place at two East Vancouver venues, the Rickshaw Theatre (at the corner of Main & Hastings) and the Astoria (769 E. Hastings).

This is officially the second year of the fest, which takes place Aug. 29-30. But this is the first year it’s bringing in acts from outside of Vancouver to help augment and showcase local talent. Below are some of highlights from this year’s lineup.

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Nootka Sound Festival in Vancouver