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14 things to do in Vancouver this week

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 16, 2015 1:48 pm

Welcome to The Cit List by The Cit Vancouver, where we’ll be compiling some of the top events to check out in Vancouver each week. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

NorthWest Comedy Fest

  • What: The biggest names in comedy perform stand-up and improv.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 12 to Saturday, February 21

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

  • What: Films, speaker series and more celebrating mountain sports and culture.
  • Where: Theatres throughout Vancouver
  • When: Friday, February 13 to Saturday, February 21

Talking Stick Festival

  • What: A 13-day celebration of Aboriginal performance art and culture with over 50 shows throughout the city.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, February 17 to Sunday, March 1

BC Home & Garden Show

  • What: 425 exhibitors + get advice from HGTV stars + shop thousands of products.
  • Where: BC Place
  • When: Wednesday, February 18 to Sunday, February 22

Winterruption 2015

  • What: West Coast music, arts, performance and food.
  • Where: Granville Island
  • When: Thursday, February 19 to Sunday, February 22

Chutzpah! Festival

  • What: International showcase of Jewish performing arts.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 19 to Sunday, March 15

Vancouver International Wine Festival

  • What: Wine tastings + educational seminars + culinary competitions
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
  • When: Friday, February 20 to Sunday, March 1

LunarFest 2015

  • What: Lantern festival, lion dancers, cultural & art demonstrations, and a dumpling festival in celebration of Chinese New Year.
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
  • When: Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22

Dash for Dogs in Stanley Park

  • What: A guided 10k, 5k or 2k run or walk through Stanley Park. 100% of proceeds go to BC and Alberta Guide Dogs.
  • Where: Stanley Park
  • When: Saturday, February 21. Start times from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Chinese New Year Gala 2015

  • What: iFortune Media’s Fu Man Wen Cheng 2015 showcases performances from distinguished Chinese and Canadian artists.
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre
  • When: Saturday, February 21 at 7 p.m.

Chinese New Year Parade

  • What: Over 3,000 performers, including the largest number of lion dance teams in Canada, march the parade route.
  • Where: Vancouver’s Chinatown
  • When: Sunday, February 22 at 11 a.m.

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

  • What: A popular flight ride experience. Soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery during Flight of the Dragon.
  • Where: Canada Place
  • When: On now until March 5

Winter Farmers Market

  • What: Shop locally grown produce and enjoy live music. Bonus: this month is #FoodTruckFeb at the market!
  • Where: Riley Park
  • When: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Robson Square Skating

  • What: Saunter the open-air rink on skates. FREE if you bring your own skates! Skate and helmet rentals available for $4.
  • Where: Robson Square
  • When: On now until February 28


Looking for more events? Visit the Vancity Buzz Events Calendar!

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