7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, December 29

Dec 29 2016, 4:30 am

It’s almost the end of the week and almost the end of 2016!

There is plenty of going in Vancouver today, so get out there and have some holiday fun.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Get a spoonful of sugar with Mary Poppins

  • What: Feel like a kid and fly over the rooftops of London with the Mary Poppins musical featuring those unforgettable songs from the hit Disney film.
  • Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 29 at 7:30 pm (playing until January 8)

Experience the winter wonderland at the top of Vancouver

  • What: Bloedel Conservatory has turned into a winter wonderland filled with magical lights, festive music, and a holiday scavenger hunt. You can even take a ride on a ferris wheel at the highest point of the city.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Park – 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: Now until January 2 between 4 to 9 pm

Laugh about 2016 with a Year in Review improv

  • What: 2016 has been quite the crazy year, and Vancouver TheatreSports League improvisors will create on-the-spot mashups of all of the events.
  • When: December 29 at 7:30 and 9 pm (now until 31)
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island

Get the electronic feels with Machinedrum

  • What: American electronica artist Mahinedrum performs, with guest Greazus.
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 29 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: $15, available online

Take in a set with Aaron Grant

  • What: Vancouver musician Aaron Grant performs an evening set.
  • Where: Dubh Linn Gate – 1601 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 29 at 6 pm
  • Tickets: $7

Feel the blues with Harpdog Brown

  • What: Vancouver blues band Harpdog Brown hits the stage at Falconetti’s.
  • Where: Falconetti’s Eastside Grill – 1812 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: December 29 at 9 pm
  • Admission: Free

Groove all night with [email protected]

  • What: Acid Jazz and Funk beats will be playing all night long at XY.
  • Where: XY– 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 29 from 9 pm to 2 am
  • Admission: On Eventbrite $15, $20 at the door
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