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11 things to do in Vancouver this week

DH Vancouver Staff Mar 24, 2015 8:01 am

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.


Vancouver International Dance Festival

  • What: Cutting edge contemporary dance by artists from Japan, Hungary, and Canada.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Until Saturday, March 28

Urban Grind

  • What: Climb the stairs to the top of the Harbour Centre at 553 feet. $5 entry fee.
  • Where: Harbour Centre
  • When: Every Tuesday in March from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Vancouver International Auto Show

  • What: See exotic and vintage cars, test drive innovative green rides, view famous cars filmed in B.C. movies, and more.
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
  • When: Tuesday, March 24 to Sunday, March 29

Dining Out for Life 2015

  • What: An annual dining fundraising event raising money for AIDS service organizations.
  • Where: At participating restaurants throughout Vancouver.
  • When: Thursday, March 26

Sonic Boom Festival

  • What: A festival of Contemporary Classical Music (New Music) showcasing new musical works by composers from B.C.
  • Where: The Orpheum
  • When: Wednesday, March 25 to Sunday, March 29


  • What: A one-of-a-kind simultaneous dinner party event. Enjoy a meal by donation right in the home of a Vancouver hobby chef. One hundred per cent of your contribution goes to a charity of the chef’s choice.
  • Where: Throughout Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, March 28

Stanley Park Easter Train

  • What: Ride the Easter Train, visit the Easter Bunny, go on an Easter egg hunt, join in games and craft workshops, and get your face painted.
  • Where: Stanley Park
  • When: Open Saturday, March 28 to Sunday, March 29 and Wednesday, April 1 to Monday, April 6

Portobello West Spring Market

  • What: Shop from a wide variety of local goods ranging from fashion, jewelry and art, and enjoy food trucks and live music.
  • Where: Creekside Community Recreation Centre
  • When: Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Healthy Family Expo

  • What: Vancouver’s premier eco and healthy-living event for the whole family!
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
  • When: Sunday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Winter Farmers Market

  • What: Shop locally grown produce and enjoy live music.
  • Where: Riley Park
  • When: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hastings Park Farmers Market

  • What: Local produce, locally made crafts, and hot food trucks.
  • Where: Hastings Skatepark on Renfrew Street
  • When: Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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


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