Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Post-long-weekend September is off to a solid start. The Skookum Festival will be filling Stanley Park with music, art, and food, the Fringe Festival is bringing all kinds of quirky theatrics onto and around Granville Island, and there’s a huge Gran Fondo bike ride up the scenic Sea to Sky highway to Whistler.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend, outdoor parties in Railtown and East Vancouver

Jen Severtson performs as Peach Pyramid at the Cultch Aug. 26.

Looking for a party this weekendβ€”maybe something outside?

If so, you have a couple of different options: an electronica freakout, and an afternoon aimed at families.

On Sat., Aug. 25, the Monstercat Compound Block Party will fill the sky over Railtown with bouncy electro-dance tunes. And the next day, Aug. 26, the Vancouver East Cultural Centre hosts an outdoor/indoor party with Brasstronaut, Peach Pyramid and Mark Mills.

Let’s take a look at the two parties, shall we.

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This weekend, outdoor parties in Railtown and East Vancouver

It’s a feline revolution: where to get your fill of cats in Vancouver this week

Art for Clowder, a show at the James Black Gallery this week.

As you may (or may not) know, Vancouver’s first Meowfest is coming up this Sunday, July 29.

But you can celebrate what is turning into The Week of the Cat today by checking out a newΒ  exhibit, Clowder (“a cluster of cats”), on now at the James Black Gallery, 114 E. 6th Ave.

The free art show, which runs until July 29 (from 12-5 p.m., with an opening reception July 26 from 7-10 p.m.), is aimed at bringing awareness to cat issues and raise money for CARES, a local cat shelter.

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It’s a feline revolution: where to get your fill of cats in Vancouver this week

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Happy Canada Day long weekend! Paint yourself in red and white and celebrate in the streets with live music, a whole bunch of family-friendly activities and, of course, fireworks. And if that’s just a little too obvious for you, you can get in touch with nature (and check out some taxidermy) at the Museum of Vancouver, learn about asteroids at the Space Centre, or get fashionably punk-inspired seeing a Vivienne Westwood documentary.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Free concert alert! Dillon Francis in Vancouver this Friday (April 20)!

Dillon Francis at Fvded in the Park, Surrey, July 7 2017. Jason Martin photo for thesnipenews.com.

EDM sensation Dillon Francis headlines a free concert tomorrow (Friday) April 20 at Harbour Event Centre (760 Pacific Blvd). Others on the bill include Dzeko and Daijo.

The concert kicks off the Illumination concert series, a nation-wide series of free shows that will bring 20 artists to Canadian cities this summer.

Find out more about Friday’s show below, including some fun facts about Francis.

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Free concert alert! Dillon Francis in Vancouver this Friday (April 20)!

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: March 22, 2018

It’s JUNO Week in Vancouver, so of course the streets and stages are filled with live music from award nominees and local musicians all weekend! In between the music there’s also an Easter train, a soccer game, and arts and crafts for the whole family in museums and galleries that will inspire budding scientists, artists, and historians.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: March 22, 2018

St. Patricks Day 2018: Event Highlights in Vancouver

CelticFest - St Patrick's Day Parade | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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Whether you’re after a green beer or a pint of Guiness or just a bowl of Lucky Charms, make sure you make an extra toast to the Emerald Isle next weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Like last year, there won’t be a parade in Vancouver, but there are still lots of Celtic-themed events going on throughout the weekend.

St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated on Saturday, March 17, 2018 and there are lots of activities happening throughout the entire weekend. Check out some of the highlights listed below:

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St. Patricks Day 2018: Event Highlights in Vancouver