Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Spring has officially arrived in Vancouver with the arrival of the cherry blossoms!  Celebrate this weekend with live music, multimedia art exhibits, theatre, and maybe a bit of sport.  Read on for our top picks for things happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Haiku Contest for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

so many petals

falling in pink profusion

but so little time

That’s my very spontaneous attempt to write a haiku about the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, a collection of celebrations running from March to May in honor of the city’s 37,000 glorious cherry trees that bloom each spring.  Cherry-themed happenings include special guided tree walks, the Cherry Jam concert, film screenings and bike tours of Vancouver’s blossoms.  But one of the most popular and unique  events has to be the annual Haiku Invitational, which invites participants to get poetic about Vancouver’s signature cherry trees.

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Haiku Contest for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival