5 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, December 29

Dec 20 2017, 3:22 am

Here are five things to do today, Tuesday, December 29. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Pat Quinn Classic-Canucks Alumni Game

  • What: Don’t miss this Canucks Alumni Game, where the Vancouver Canucks Alumni face off against the coaches of the teams participating in the Pat Quinn Classic tournament in a showcase game. This exciting event will take place at Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby, BC onTuesday, December 29, 2015. Doors open at7 PM, and the puck drop is at 7:30 PM. Tickets are only $5.91, and children under 10 years old get in free! All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Pat Quinn Legacy Fund, which supports athletes in their educational pursuits after their careers playing professional sports have ended.
  • Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre – 3676 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: Tuesday, December 29; 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Robson Square Ice Skating

  • What: The rink at Robson Square is operated seasonally by the provincial government when the temperatures begin to dip, running from morning into the late evening hours. This year, the free rink will remain open through the Christmas Holidays, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 29; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Reminisce: A comedic look back at 2015

  • What : The last Hot Improv Tuesday of 2015! Join The Fictionals and friends at Cafe Deux Soleils for a comedic look back at 2015. Biggest headlines, hottest stars, and award-winning improv all powered by your suggestions!
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 29; 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Kings Head Comedy

  • What: Every Tuesday, Colin Sharp and James Kennedy present a showcase of the finest comedians In Vancouver. For only $5 you can catch comedians you’ve seen on HBO, Just For Laughs, on tour at comedy clubs across the country. The show features visiting acts from LA, New York, Toronto, and more, as well as the absolute best of the Vancouver scene.
  • Where: Kings Head Pub – 1618 Yew Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 29; 9 to 10:30 p.m.


  • What: Featuring producers Dan Stephens and Joe Ray along with vocalist Alana Watson, London’s Nero were born a straight drum’n’bass act, but they steadily evolved into a more layered affair, mixing dubstep beats with classic house music melodies and vocals.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 29; 9 to 11:30 p.m.
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