Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Cyclists, this is your weekend. The Gran Fondo is on, allowing an uninterrupted ride up the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Or, if you prefer neon garb and blinky lights to padded shorts and clip-in shoes, Bike the Night is the place to be in Vancouver. There’s also many events to cycle to; the Fringe Festival, a ballet about social media dating, Marc Maron, Bon Iver, rugby, supercars, and the Facade Festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend the DOXA Documentary Film Festival opens, there’s an operatic family day, a famously beautiful marathon along the Seawall and, of course, the Space Centre is celebrating “may the 4th be with you”.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Out On The Shelves, Vancouver’s Only LGBTQ2IA+ Library, Is Re-Opening

By Casey Stepaniuk

Queer book lovers in Vancouver have ample reason to rejoice this holiday season because Out On The Shelves, the city’s only library devoted to LGBTQ2IA+ books (and DVDs) is re-opening! The entirely volunteer-run library, where anyone can get a library card for free, has found a new home on UBC’s West Point Grey campus in the student Nest Building after being in transition for the last year and a half having lost their downtown space.

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Out On The Shelves, Vancouver’s Only LGBTQ2IA+ Library, Is Re-Opening

It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

Photo credit: Rishad Daroowala

The season of rainfall, cozy layers and colourful gumboots has arrived in Vancouver and, when the natural light dims, Vancouver takes advantage of long nights by turning up the lights, volume, and entertainment indoors and out! Shake off the precipitation, leave your umbrella at the door, and step into sparkling theatre, passionate dance, roaring sport, and concerts that rattle the floorboards.

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It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Oct. 19, 2017

It may be grey outside this weekend, but under the cover of concrete, brick, wood, aquarium glass and big top tents, the city shines bright. Shed those damp layers to watch emotionally-driven contemporary dance, dazzling circus, art, and music. Or, let your mind light up the room with creativity at the Vancouver Writers’ Festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Oct. 19, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 21, 2017

This weekend you can dine on top of a mountain or down by the Fraser River, watch innovative dances, get up close with Salvador Dali sculpture, create Amazonian-style beadwork, and celebrate Saturn. It’s also your last chance to catch Bard on the Beach!


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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 21, 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