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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 30

Daniel Chai Jan 29, 2018 8:00 pm 876

Spice up your schedule with one of our picks of seven great things to do in Vancouver today, January 30. Vancouver Canucks, Lights, and more!

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Fringe Festival Lottery Party

  • What: Vancouver Fringe Festival programs the 2018 Mainstage Festival lineup by drawing shows out of a hat. Hosted by Vixn, featuring an artist mix and mingle and more.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Jazz Jam

  • What: ​Hosted by Cory Weeds, the Jazz Jam features a stellar lineup of local jazz musicians in an improvised evening of music. Bring your instrument to jam, as the event is open to musicians of all ages and abilities. Jazz Jam is a licensed event.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

2018 Vancouver Small Business Information Expo

  • What: A tradeshow which will give attendees the opportunity to speak face-to-face with experts from more than 50 support programs who provide valuable resources to small businesses. In addition to the tradeshow portion of the Expo, attendees will have the chance to attend four free educational panel sessions created for current and prospective small business owners.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free


  • What: Through her first three records, Lights built an incredibly passionate fan base, selling out tours around the world, earning 100 million in US streams, more than 200,000 in US album sales, two JUNO Awards, and three Gold album certifications. Lights has played numerous festivals including Coachella, and toured with OneRepublic, Tegan & Sara, Paramore, Kaskade, PVRIS and many others. She will embark on her worldwide headlining tour in 2018.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30 and Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver,
  • Tickets: Online, $40.50

New Generations

  • What: Trinity Western University’s festival of emerging talent where students direct and perform scripts written by other students. Featuring Fight or Flightby Joelle Wyminga and directed by Cheyanne Makelki, Mr. Big by Emmett Hanly and directed by Corben Dunn, and Hugo’s Haunting by Trevor McMahan and directed by Mikayla Wust.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30 to Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Trinity Western University, Freedom Hall, Robert N. Thompson Building – 7600 Glover Road, Langley
  • Tickets: Online, $7.50

The Wombats

  • What: Liverpool’s The Wombats stop in Vancouver in advance of the release of their fourth album, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life. Featuring special guests future feats and Nations Of Language.
  • When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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