What: BEYHIVE! You ready?! Time to get drunk in love with your favourite Queen Bee beats. Over 60 participating artists and 80 + submissions of Beyonce inspired art with amazing performances from 10pm – late.
Where: Studio East – 1480 Frances St., Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 18 to May 9; Opening night, April 18; 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: They’ll bring vendors (old and new), artists (including the 8 Bits of Destiny art show), retro gaming (including tournaments fresh and expected), video game trivia from West Coast Geeks versus Nerds, and performances from MissingNo and newcomers The Runaway Four and Opus Arise.
Where: The Columbia – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
What: The annual Vaisakhi Parade will once again host a lively and celebratory event to mark the New Year, pay tribute to the harvest and commemorate one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar: the creation of the Khalsa.
Where: Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar – 12885-85 Avenue, Surrey
What: Locally grown vegetables and fruit; meat, and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods and artisanal crafts.
What: The third largest 10K road race in the world returns for its 30th year. An incredible 45,183 registrants signed up for the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run event with participants taking in the beautiful Vancouver scenery.
Where: The race kicks off on Georgia Street. Check out the route online.
What: People from all walks of life will gather at the Vancouver Art Gallery to protest against prohibition and celebrate their love for marijuana at the annual 420 celebration.
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – West Georgia Plaza
When: Monday, April 20; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. *Technically not on the weekend, but some will turn Monday into a long weekend
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