Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Outdoor music season is here, and this weekend you can catch symphony to swoon to, hip hop to groove to, Latin American to swing to and local music to discover in parks (and atop a mountain) throughout the Vancouver area. There’s also a dance festival and a brunch festival. That’s right – a brunch festival.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

You can start this weekend with an adult beverage in-hand at a Playland with absolutely no children to dodge, then plan to wander into a pocket of the Jazz Festival – watch for their shows and free concerts across the city. Meander along False Creek where dragon boaters will be colorfully competing to live entertainment and family-friendly activities and, to top it all off,  take your pick of a drag show for charity, two races (one up a mountain), a basketball game and/or a film festival to round out the days.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

It’s a good weekend to be a kid; the International Children’s Festival is on, there’s a ballet production of Cinderella and an adventure playground pop-up. Or you can re-live some childhood memories with comedians recalling high school stories and a production of music from the Final Fantasy games.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Ballet, classic cars, magic, political resistance art and tiny topiaries are all on display in Vancouver on this long weekend. In honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday, let us remember Her Majesty’s life with quotes such as “a marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one” and “an ugly baby is a very nasty object”. Or, forget that and just go out and enjoy the city.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: April 26, 2018

The Vancouver Opera is reveling in Russian arts this weekend, there’s a festival that’s brought in music from around the world, and performance about an experience growing up Métis. Or, you could catch aerial acrobatics on a 40ft schooner, bike your way through cherry blossoms, or usher in the arrival of spring at the first open of the farmers’ markets (yes, they’ve started!).

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: April 26, 2018

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: April 19, 2018

Earth Day is this Sunday, and to reflect upon the planet we reside on there are a lot of things to do. Head over to Art! Vancouver to browse how international artists see the world, join trivia night at the Aquarium, or see nature documentaries on the big screen, followed by talks with the filmmakers.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: April 19, 2018

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 29, 2018

Have a very happy long weekend of hunting eggs in parks and on mountaintops, an indoor carnival, a visit from a filmmaker, a whole lot of music, two fabulous drag shows and a full blue moon.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: March 29, 2018