Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: October 12, 2017

Can you feel the drama building? Halloween events are haunting the city more and more towards the end of the month! And speaking of costumes, the opera is on, full of extravagant wardrobe and splendour; Turnadot was the final operatic work of Puccini before he died, and death is oh so very Halloweeny, right? On top of all that spookiness, there are a bunch of concerts, some hockey, some soccer, and an art book festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: October 12, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 14, 2017

The Westward Music Festival, a Flamenco dance festival, a film about rats, the singing Von Trapps, drinking wine on top of a mountain and performances by the water are all happening this weekend in Vancouver. And that’s just Friday.


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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 14, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

It’s a very musical weekend with live acts every day from downtown to Playland at the PNE. There’s also a zombie walk, a Latin American film fest, and one Yaletown party that’s for dogs, their people, and everyone who loves them! This weekend is your last chance to catch some summer happenings this year – so scroll on down to the “ongoing” section to see what’s about to end – such as Theatre Under the Stars and morning yoga on Grouse mountain.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

Kids In Vancouver: Celebrate 40 Years Of The Vancouver International Children’s Festival!

Growing up, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival was a childhood highlight. I can still remember dancing to the music of Canada’s top children’s entertainers, such as Fred Penner and Charlotte Diamond. I can remember having my face painted in a rainbow of colours, and I can remember watching the on-stage performances in awe. I remember running around from station to station, trying out the hands-on arts and crafts, and laughing at the street performances that passed me by. Now that I’m a parent, I look forward to returning to my childhood-favourite event with my own kids, oozing with nostalgia as I watch my children enjoy the same experiences as I did when I was their age.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the city’s kid-focused affair, and it promises to bring even more music, magic, and amusement than ever before! Here are just some of the features you can expect from this year’s Kids Fest, coming to Granville Island from May 29th – June 4th.

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Kids In Vancouver: Celebrate 40 Years Of The Vancouver International Children’s Festival!

Kids in Vancouver: Make A Big Splash With Peppa Pig!

Not only are most parents of toddlers familiar with the popular British animated series, Peppa Pig, but most can also hum the tune of the opening song, name all of Peppa Pig’s pals, and even mimic the accents of the cute little pig family characters. This is because the show has become a favourite amongst young boys and girls, regularly gracing TV screens in households around the world.

For the first time ever, Peppa Pig and her crew of critters will be bringing their theatrical tour to Canada, performing live on stage right here in Vancouver, BC! Find out how you and your super-fan tots can make a splash with Peppa and her pals here in the city by the sea.

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Kids in Vancouver: Make A Big Splash With Peppa Pig!

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 23, 2017

It’s the first weekend of spring, and you can let the theme be life, renewal, and new beginnings – because that sounds like a pretty nice way to begin the next few days! Get in touch with your humanity and the world with films like Kedi and I am Not Your Negro, make new connections by trading art cards with friends and strangers, share time with your loved ones at Family Fuse at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and marvel at orchid blooms at the Van Dusen Garden. (Or – just go watch some creepy burlesque clowns. Choice is yours!)

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 23, 2017

Kids In Vancouver: Rev Your Engines At The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Grave Digger | Photo: Monster Jam

The Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is coming to Vancouver, and it promises to be the most adrenaline-charged, rip-roaring motor sports experience of the year! Watch in awe as top athletes go head-to-head in freestyle events and competition races on custom-designed monster trucks, speedsters and ATVs, battling for the top spot!

Here’s why the Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is a can’t-miss event that the whole family will enjoy.

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Kids In Vancouver: Rev Your Engines At The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series