Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Enjoy this weekend’s markets, music, and festivals with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday to Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Get warmed up this Friday to Sunday + Tuesday with a variety of different things happening around city.   Check out our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend and on Tuesday November 11!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Free Movies at All Cineplex Theatres in Vancouver, Oct 18

Photo credit: Yaletown BIA | Flickr

Photo credit: Yaletown BIA | Flickr

Movie tickets at Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver are regularly priced at $12.99.  But on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 18, they’re absolutely free.

Scotiabank Theatre, along with nearly a dozen other Cineplex theatres in the Lower Mainland, will be showing free movies that morning as part of the annual Cineplex Community Day.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and movie start times range from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Apart from a free flick, you can also get cheap snacks: Regular popcorn, regular fountain drinks and selected candies are all $2. (Now that’s a “breakfast of champions.”) All proceeds are donated to the Free the Children Foundation.

So what’s showing?

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Free Movies at All Cineplex Theatres in Vancouver, Oct 18

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

Hungry? Free Indian Feast (for 20,000 people) in Vancouver for Chariot Day

Photo sourced from vanchariotfestival.com

Photo sourced from vanchariotfestival.com

Does free, authentic Indian food in a waterfront park in downtown Vancouver sound like your idea of a fun Sunday afternoon?

The Chariot Fest of India returns to Vancouver on Sunday, Aug. 10, with a parade of colourful, over-the-top floats and costumed Indian dancers followed by a free festival (and free lunch for about 20,000 people) at Stanley Park’s Second Beach.

Now in its 41st year, the Chariot Fest – also known as the Jagannath Rath Yatra – is a Hindu celebration that involves transporting massive deities on chariots. According to the authorities at Wikipedia: “The rath (chariot) is carrying Lord Jaggannath and due to its massive size and weight and sometimes seemingly unstoppable nature, has led to the English word juggernaut … ”  

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Hungry? Free Indian Feast (for 20,000 people) in Vancouver for Chariot Day