5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday June 29

Jun 29 2016, 9:55 am

Hump day is upon us, so why not do something fun? It’s all downhill from here until the weekend, after all.

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, June 29.

Grandview-Woodland Community Plan open house

  • What: A chance to find out more and tell the City what you think about its plans for Grandview-Woodland area, stretching from Broadway to Burrard Inlet, and from Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street, with Commercial Drive at its heart.
  • Where:  Maritime Labour Centre – 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 29, from 5 to 9 pm
  • More info: On vancouver.ca, totally free


  • What: The Vancouver International Jazz Festival presents three phenomenal artists – Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs – in support of their new album, case/lang/veirs, with 14 new songs full of stunning harmonies and spellbinding rhythms.
  • Where:  Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 29, from 5 to 9 pm
  • More info: On Ticketfly, priced $79-$140

Whitecaps vs Toronto FC

  • What: Back at BC Place after a couple of games away, the Vancouver Whitecaps are facing off against Toronto FC in the finals of the 2016 Amway Canadian Championship.
  • Where:  BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 29, at 7 pm
  • More info: On Ticketmaster, priced $27-$142

THRIVE TALKS with Aimee Brown

  • What: As part of a series of talks featuring successful female artists, Aimée Brown will speak about her personal journey with a focus on her artist residencies. Perfect for artists who want to know more about residencies and how to apply.
  • Where: THRIVE Studio – 2414 Main Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 29, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm
  • More info: On Eventbrite, priced $25

All Together Now


  • What: Wednesday is an ideal time to see the Museum of Vancouver’s latest exhibition of the weird and wonderful stuff collected by the residents of the city, including artistic taxidermy, artificial eyeballs and antique corsets.
  • Where:  Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • When: On display through January 8, 2017
  • Tickets: At the MOV, usual museum entry is $15 full price or $11 for students; last Thursday evening of the month by donation instead.
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