What: Japanese clothing and accessories brand Muji is opening a pop-up store this Friday, as part of a Japan Unlayered exhibition, celebrating contemporary Japanese architecture, design, and culture, designed to be a sensory experience.
Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
When: Open from 11 am to 7 pm; from Friday, January 27 to Sunday, January 29, then Monday to Friday until Tuesday, February 28
Reserve: On Eventbrite, totally free, but compulsory
What: This flea market is more like a party. Not only are there more than 50 local vendors, artisan showrooms, food trucks, and pinball on Saturdays and Sundays, there are DJs, craft beer, drink specials, and select vendors on Friday nights.
Where: The Ellis Building – 1024 Main Street, Vancouver
When: Fridays from 6 to 10 pm, weekend days from 11 am to 5 pm – every other weekend:
January 27 to January 29
February 10 to February 12
February 24 to February 26
March 10 to March 12
March 24 to March 26
Admission: On the door, $3 single day or $5 weekend pass
What: The agents return to deliver justice through jokes. With special agents Damian Johnson, Erich Dachwitz, and Katrina Bennett, plus headlining agent Alex Sparling, Winner of the 2015 Vancouver Yuk Off, XM Radio, and NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity.
Where: British Ex-Servicemen’s Association – 1143 Kingsway, Vancouver
What: LunarFest is Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture – and they’re celebrating the Year of the Rooster! Enjoy Rooster Winter Games, arts, workshops, games, and performances, all for free.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – 650 Hamilton St, Vancouver
When: Friday, January 27 to Sunday, January 29, from noon to 6 pm
What: This annual festival is back with a full 17-day schedule of delicious events and unique culinary experiences for diners. Activities include brunch crawls, cocktail masterclasses, wine debates, guest chef dinners, and street food markets.
Where: All around Vancouver
When: Friday, January 20 to Sunday, February 5
Tickets: Individual event ticket details and prices here
DH Vancouver Staff
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