5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, July 22

Jul 22 2016, 7:40 am

Get your Friday mojo going with something fun to do. Here are five things to do in Vancouver on Friday, July 22.

The Sibling Show

  • What: Brothers and sisters, come to Graham Clark Presents: The Sibling Show, a show dedicated to all things siblings! With special guests, videos and music.
  • Where: Hot Art Wet City – 2206 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, July 22, doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm
  • Tickets: At Eventbrite, $7 in advance, $10 on the door

African Descent Festival

  • What: Vancouver’s first African Descent Festival kicks off two days of celebrations this Friday, showcasing public art, installations, modern and traditional based shows, night markets, crafts fair and musical performers of African descent.
  • Where: Thornton Park – 1166 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, July 22, from noon to 3:30 pm, through Saturday, July 23, from noon to 9 pm
  • Entry: Completely free, for more info check africandescentfestival.com


  • What: Meet 100+ singles in one night at this massive party, with added message boxes. See someone you like? Leave a message in their box. In the meantime, enjoy ice-breaker games, live music, palm readings and free henna.
  • Where: Belmont Bar – 1006 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, July 22, at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $15 each or two for $25

Vancouver Acro Festival

  • What: A weekend of Acro Yoga, handstands, slacklining and hooping also gets going this Friday. Expect beginners’ fundamentals classes, as well as lessons titled European Washing Machines, Flying Therapeutics and Let Whippin’ Begin!
  • Where: Trout Lake – 3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver
  • When: Starts Friday, July 22, from 11:30 am to 6 pm, then Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, from 9:30 am to 6 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, ranging from single class $25 to full festival pass $200

Robson Square Summer Dance Series

  • What: It’s back! Dance the night away for free as DanceSport BC brings back the Robson Square Summer Dance Series. Free lessons, shows, and social dancing. No partner or experience required – just show up and have some fun.
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Friday from Friday, June 24 through September 2, between 7:30 and 11:30 pm
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