Channels
× Select City
×
×
×
News

20 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g
DH Vancouver Staff Apr 01, 2016 4:27 pm

The sun is shining, and there’s no better time to hit the bright and beautiful streets of Vancouver. Here are a few events happening in the city this weekend.

The Vancouver Event Calendar has more.

Saturday, April 2

The Decibel Magazine Tour

  • What: The Vancouver top on the Decibel Magazine Tour, featuring the best in heavy metal from Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, and Tribulation.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 7 p.m.

Coin, Stamps, and Collectibles Show

  • What: Join Metro Vancouver’s coin and stamp enthusiasts for one of the biggest shows in the region. Buy, sell, and trade your way to a vibrant collection of historical artefacts.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MEC North Vancouver Race TWO

  • What: The second race in MEC’s North Vancouver series. This 5K/10K/Half Marathon gives you a chance to go up against the best of the best, or just get a nice morning run in, with a competitive twist.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 8:30 a.m.

InFocus Open House

  • What: Get behind closed doors at one of Vancouver’s most exciting educational institutions. Learn about career opportunities in film and television from students, alumni, and teachers at this free event.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Inherited Family Trauma

  • What: Learn how to integrate the traumas experienced by family members, and support those who need you at this workshop, presented by Mark Wolynn.
  • Where: Hellenic Community Centre – 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pop Culture Swap Meet

  • What: Indulge your inner child with this one day event featuring rare toys and collectibles as far as the eye can see. Buy, sell, swap, trade – whatever you have or want has a home here.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sauerkraut 101

  • What: Learn the ins and outs of sauerkraut at this workshop, hosted by Vancouver’s homesteading community. While you’re at it, check out all the awesome workshops available, and learn a new skill (or five).
  • Where: Homestead Junction –
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Atlas Genius

  • What: Australian rock duo Atlas Genius come to Venue Nightclub tonight, joined by singer/songwriter Sylar Grey. Dance the night away!
  • Where: Venue Nightclub – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 6 p.m.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy

  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 7 p.m.

CARDED! A Trading Card Art Show

  • What: Collect and trade the art of 50 Vancouver artists on trading cards at this one-of-a-kind art show, at Vancouver’s one-of-a-kind art gallery.
  • Where: Hot Art Wet City – 2206 Main Street, Vancover
  • When: Saturday, April 2; 7 to 11 p.m.

Sunday, April 3

Killswitch Engage

  • What: Killswitch Engage comes to the Vogue Theatre, along with guests Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 7 p.m.

Lonesome Leash

  • What: All the way from New Orleans comes Lonesome Leash. These Louisiana music makers will be joined by East Van’s own Myrtle Family Band, and island man Jack Garton.
  • Where: WISE Hall – 1882 Adanac Road, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 8 p.m.

Intro to Lightwork Meditation

  • What: Learn all about the modern relaxation technique that is lightwork meditation, including a clear structure partnered with powerful visualization techniques.
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Big Tree Weekend

  • What: Urban forester Bill Stephen takes you through the story of The Hollow Tree, and then on a guided tour to find some of the Park’s biggest and most well-hidden trees.
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Native Art and Artifacts Auction

  • What: An auction featuring over 450 pieces of authentic First Nations art and cultural artifacts, including beadwork, masks, totems, agrilite carvings, and more.
  • Where: Operating Engineers’ Hall – 4333 Ledger Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; noon

Kimono Show

  • What: A free event featuring the largest kimono fashion show in Metro Vancouver, followed by a silent auction and raffle draws.
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 1 to 6 p.m.

Where to Invade Next

  • What: Professional “getting your pants in a bunch” enthusiast Michael Moore’s new documentary, putting the military industrial complex and war-hungry ways of the United States under the microscope.
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 1 p.m.

Victoria Symphony 75th Anniversary

  • What: Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Victoria Symphony with the works of Michael Oesterle, Grieg, Copland, and Stravinsky.
  • Where: The Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 2 p.m.

The Josquin Singers

  • What: Admission by donation, this brand new choir will perform alongside Josquin’s Mass Pange Lingua
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 4 p.m.

Akira

  • What: 1980s Cyberpunk classic, Akira follows the life and death of Neo Tokyo’s most notorious gangster, and the corporations that hunt them.
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 3; 9:15 p.m.
Dh newsletter logo

Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks.


D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g
DH Vancouver Staff
Daily Hive is the evolution of Vancity Buzz, established in Vancouver in 2008. In 2016, the publication rebranded and opened newsrooms in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. Send story tips to [email protected]

© 2018 Buzz Connected Media Inc.