7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, April 14

Apr 10 2017, 5:37 pm

The long weekend is here! Get the party started with our list of seven things to do today in Vancouver, from Snoop Dogg to Spring Lights and so much more!

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

Snoop Dogg

Image: Rob Feller / Daily Hive

  • What: Get ready to drop it like it’s hot because Snoop Dogg is heading out on his Wellness Retreat Tour and he’ll be joined by Cypress Hill, Method Man & Redman. Last time Uncle Snoop visited Vancouver was in April 2016, where he performed a two-hour DJ set at Chinatown’s Fortune Soundclub. Unsurprisingly, he – and everyone else there – got pretty high.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: April 14 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50-$79.50

Whitecaps FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC

  • What: It’s a Cascadia clash when Seattle comes to town for MLS action against Vancouver.
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • When: April 14 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $30-$150

Easter at the Cannery

  • What: The Easter Salmon makes its annual return this year to hide eggs for the little ones to find throughout the historic cannery. At 10:30 am, The Great Salmon “Egg” Hunt will start and repeat every 30 minutes throughout the day with the last egg hunt at 4:30 pm. There will also be Easter crafts, games and an interactive story-time suitable for kids ages 2 to 12 years old.
  • Where: The Cannery – 12138 4th Avenue, Richmond
  • When: April 14 to 16
  • Admission: $4.90 Kids; $3.90 Adults

Prozzäk: Forever 1999 Tour

  • What: Animated group Prozzäk are ready to blow the roof off of 2017 with their upcoming Canadian “Forever 1999” tour.
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 14 at 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online , $30 + sc

Blue Lodge Society

  • What: A unique interactive theatrical event with burlesque and live music. Become a part of the Blue Lodge Society and experience what mysteries unfold.
  • Where: The Wise Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 14 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online , $20-$25

Spring Lights

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Image: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival / Facebook

  • What: After a long winter, experience illuminations, performance, and community; all under a canopy of cherry blossoms. This is a time to appreciate the ephemerality and beauty of nature. Featuring dance performances choreographed by Heather Laura Gray, and a musical soundscape by Adham Shaikh. Event is weather dependant.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Park – 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 14 at 8 (dusk) to 10 pm
  • Cost: Free

7th Annual Burke Mountain Community Easter Egg Hunt

  • What: A fun day of chocolate hunting at Galloway Park. Featuring live music, food trucks, firefighters and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. It also raises awareness and funds for local women’s shelter, Tri-City Transitions.
  • Where: Galloway Park – 3404 Galloway Ave, Coquitlam
  • When: April 14 from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Cost: Minimum $5 donation per family, all proceeds go to Tri-City Transitions.
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