Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 9, 2017

This weekend, celebrate women, sports, and culture in Vancouver. International Women’s Day continues with a film festival, art, and music. The Rugby Sevens are on, along with wheelchair rugby on Sunday. The Art Gallery is throwing a party on Friday where you can see art by people from Hong Kong and Coast Salish backgrounds, and the MOA has a show about Indigenous South American culture.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 9, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: March 2, 2017

It’s March, the first hints of spring are starting to push their way through, and Vancouver’s talented locals are alongside international stars this weekend to help us warm up. There are two dance festivals this weekend, and there is music that ranges from punk to metal to French fiddles to Korean hip hop to psychedelic rock. There are horses and acrobats performing under a giant tent and there is a Jewish performing arts festival continuing. There’s even a soccer game.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: March 2, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 23, 2017

This weekend, a very happy Maha Shivaratri, and Cheese Fare Sunday! Whether you plan on celebrating with Hindus, Orthodox Christians, or neither, I think we can all benefit from days that celebrate overcoming darkness and ignorance in life, and feasting on cheese (even the vegans out there  – I know there are some stellar non-dairy cheeses made of nuts and stuff.) Have a look at all the things going on in Vancouver this weekend from the final days of the comedy festival to art shows and music of so many genres. They all pair quite well with overcoming darkness, and sure, with cheese as well.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 23, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 9, 2017

If your family is into wine, films, performance or music, you should count your lucky stars this weekend, or your lucky planets – both Venus and Mars are shining super brightly just after sunset! Here are some things to do aside from braving the cold to stargaze, including the Vancouver International Wine Festival, and if you’re feeling romantic, a way to get married for free.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 9, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Jan. 26, 2017

Happy Lunar New Year! According to Chinese astrology, anyone born after this Saturday this year (or in 1957) is a fire rooster, which sounds pretty cool. Though fire anything sounds cool. These fiery cocks (I can say that, right?) are confident, trustworthy, responsible, honest, and love to be the center of attention. Take a page from hot roosters this weekend and strut yourself around the town at dining events, shows, and all the brightly coloured festivities that will be in Chinatown and beyond.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Jan. 26, 2017

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 12, 2017

This weekend the winter festivals that began with Solstice and Yule in December continue with Maghi on Friday, celebrated across India for the winter harvest. Friday the 13th is looking anything but unlucky, with art shows, a film festival, a drag show and a virtual flight with a dragon starting up. You can end the weekend with some comedy, symphony, or hockey on Sunday with some David Bowie tributes and wrestling in between on Saturday.

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend: Jan. 12, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: December 29, 2017

That was certainly a year. Hang in there – it’s almost over! All hard things things aside, this weekend be thankful for your triumphs and for all the good things that came or endured in 2016. Ring in hope for 2017 at one of Vancouver’s many events – there’s several ways to catch the fireworks, there’s family fun, cocktail parties, lively DJ nights, and even some parties that veer on the wild side.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: December 29, 2017