Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: May 25, 2017

This weekend arts are all around us with artist studios opening up to the public in Mount Pleasant, Point Grey and on Granville Island. There’s an international art fair at the Convention Centre, a theatre festival at The Cultch, and outdoor dancing at Robson Square and the Davie Village. Vancouver Craft Beer Week has also begun, with tastings popping up in breweries and restaurants all over. (For a relaxing break from festivities, this weekend is also ideal the head to VanDusen Botanical Garden – the longer winter means that the spring blooms are all lighting up the landscape a little later this year, as in, right now!)


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Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: May 25, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 11, 2017

Feast on a festival of spot prawns, marvel at a program of ballet, revel in a talk from an astronaut, and learn to weave from a Coast Salish Chief. You could to absolutely every one of these things this weekend – and more. This is also the last weekend of the Opera Festival, Vancouver Bird Week, and DOXA – so catch them while you can!

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 11, 2017

Your Guide to the 2017 Summer Night Markets in Vancouver

Richmond Night Market 2017

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It wouldn’t be a summer in Vancouver without a trip to a night market. We’re lucky to be spoiled with choice in our city with three amazing and diverse night markets to choose from – all a short distance from Downtown. If it’s exotic food you’re looking for, the Richmond Night Market has over 100 booths to tempt your tastebuds. Partial to food trucks and beer gardens? North Vancouver might have your new favourite Friday night hang out. Rather see a market that truly lights up the night? The Illumination Night Market may be what you’re after.

We’ve put together the essential details you’ll need to know about each night market below. If you can’t decide which one to go to, why not check them all out!? But hurry, you only have three more months of summer left! (You know those months are going to fly by). Check out your guide to the 2017 summer night markets in Vancouver below:

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Your Guide to the 2017 Summer Night Markets in Vancouver

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 4, 2017

Happy May! This weekend the DOXA Documentary Film Festival will keep you in touch with the deeper parts of the world, Vancouver Bird Week will keep your eyes open for our feathered Vancouver residents, and the BMO Vancouver Marathon is here to test exactly how in-shape you really are, for those who are up for it. It’s also your last chance to catch Otello with the Vancouver Opera.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 4, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 27, 2017

It’s a good weekend to be in Vancouver for all who appreciate the off-beat! The Vancouver Opera Festival begins with all the drama of powerful vocals telling the stories of Shakespeare, Mozart, and a novel-turned motion picture from the 90s (and it’s a fab excuse to dress up). There’s also some psychedelic options –  Alex and Allyson Grey are in town, sparking a live painting and dance party on the same night as a bike rave. But wait, there’s even more…

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 27, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 20, 2017

It’s your last chance to check out the Cherry Blossom Festival events and to hit the winter farmers market before the summer ones begin! This weekend see new, inventive, and contemporary dance – both on stage with Tunnel and on ice with Vertical Influences. It’s also a weekend of craft – with two markets for craft items and one for craft wine.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 20, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 13, 2017

It’s a weekend of vibrant colour! You know it’s spring when the fields of Abbotsford turn to multi-coloured bands of thousands of tulips. There are also the vibrant Vaisakhi day festivals this weekend, which mark the Sikh New Year and, for Easter, the pastels of bunnies and chocolate egg hunts are all over the city.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: April 13, 2017