10 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

Dec 19 2017, 8:33 pm

Short on ideas for weekend fun times? Here are a few ideas for things happening in Vancouver this weekend.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Saturday, March 5

Ani DiFrancco

  • What: American singer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, and songwriter Ani DiFrancco comes to the Vancouver Playhouse with special guests Rupa and the April Fishes.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, March 5; 8 p.m.

Cap U at The Silk Purse

  • What: The Capilano University Music Diploma and Jazz Studies Programs present the best students Vancouver has to offer, and the music legends of tomorrow.
  • Where: Silk Purse Arts Centre – couver
  • When: Saturday, March 5; 8 p.m.

Deja Vu Vintage Market

  • What: Over 30 vendors, including food trucks, live music, and more. Get the best in the old and find something new for you.
  • Where: The Shipards – The end of Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, March 5; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Anderson East

  • What: Hailing from Athens, Alabama, Anderson East is a name to know in rhythm/blues. He comes to The Cobalt Cabaret on a tour of North America, so catch him while you can.
  • Where: The Cobalt Cabaret – 917 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, March 5; 7 p.m.


  • What: The Stanley Kubrick classic about the gladiator that became the legend.
  • Where: The
  • When: Saturday, March 5; 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 6

Whitecaps vs. Impact

  • What: Vancouver faces Montreal at BC Place.
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, March 6; 2:30 p.m.


  • What: California’s Rebelution comes to the Commodore Ballroom for a night of roots reggae to finish off your weekend the right way.
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, March 6; 7 p.m.

Opera Tea Series

  • What: Enjoy opera arias and classic favourites while enjoying coffee, tea, and light refreshments. As refined as a Sunday is likely to get.
  • Where: Old Auditorium –
  • When: Sunday, March 6; 2 p.m.

Who Will Win the Digital Revolution?

  • What: A talk regarding the rate of technological evolution, and what we can do to stay afloat.
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, March 6; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vinyl Swap

  • What: Join the city’s vinyl collectors and new enthusiasts to swap, shop, and spot the hidden gems of the record world.
  • Where: Alexander Gastown –
  • When: Sunday, March 6; 10 p.m.
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