Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Photo credit: Vision Event Photography/Tourism Vancouver

Is it Friday yet? I am not sure about you, but I am so ready to enjoy the sunshine we’ve been promised! We live in a beautiful place, let’s not forget that and get out there. Stay active, fill your cup with joy and do something fun this weekend.

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Photo credit: Vision Event Photography/Tourism Vancouver

Happy April Fools’ Day and Happy Easter!

Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some ideas on things to do while continuing to stay small and support local with your immediate household, in accordance with the latest guidelines.

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Birds are singing, flowers are blooming…spring is here! Head outside this weekend and enjoy the season of rebirth and renewal. Haven’t made your plans yet? Here are some things you can do. Give some love to your local attractions, explore the city from above, get inspired at one of the art galleries or simply enjoy rediscovering different neighbourhoods! If you aren’t one of the lucky ones to have tickets for Imagine Van Gogh’s exhibition this weekend, take some time to book your tickets for this summer as the dates have been extended until the end of August!

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend officially marks a year since terms like ‘social distancing’ and ‘self-isolation’ have become a part of our lexicon. A lot can happen in a year, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The weather is getting better, the days are getting longer and up to 10 people can now gather outdoors. Let’s celebrate the small things and get out to enjoy what Vancouver has to offer. Make sure to book your tickets in advance to all of the activities to avoid disappointment.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

It has been a long winter! Are you counting the time when everything gets back to ‘normal’ or making the most of it? With many festivals and events on pause, it might seem like nothing is going on, but here are some ideas on what you can do this weekend to brighten up your days. Go on a stroll, enjoy some outdoor art installations, check out one of your local attractions and stream a virtual concert. Whatever you choose to do, just get creative with it! Continue reading:
Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

2021 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Events You Shouldn’t Miss

Cherry blossoms in front of Vancouver's skyline

Tourism Vancouver / Vision Photography

Each year we celebrate spring with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. Inspired by the Japanese cultural tradition of hanami (flower viewing), the festival organizes community-building events to enjoy the blooms. This year, the festival is going virtual with lots of online programming and self-guided activities you can do with your household. Here are seven Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival events you shouldn’t miss this year.

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2021 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Events You Shouldn’t Miss

Join the Conversation During Black History Month in Vancouver

“View of Hogan’s Alley” (1958): Major Matthews Collection, Bu P508.53 (City of Vancouver Archives); a Black cultural hub in Strathcona

February is Black History Month, making it a particularly important time to raise your awareness and join the discussion about the innumerable contributions that Black Canadians have made to Canada and to Vancouver.

The theme for this year’s Black History Month is “The Future is Now,” a call to recognize and honour the important cultural work and mobilizing initiatives that are being done by Black Canadians to effect positive change.

While many 2021 events are being held virtually in light of the pandemic, the energy is still the same: one premised on education, celebration, and transformation.

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Join the Conversation During Black History Month in Vancouver