7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 31

Mar 27 2017, 6:06 pm


Time flies when you’re having fun! Wrap up your March with our list of seven things to do today in Vancouver, from Canadian rock to Canadian history.

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

The Tea Party

The Tea Party/Facebook

  • What: The Tea Party is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their fourth studio album Transmission. The Juno nominated album was released in 1997, and included singles “Temptation” and “Babylon.”
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 31 and April 1 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50

BizHacks 2017

  • What: A 24-hour Hackathon experience, complete with free food, swag, and networking opportunities with representatives from BestBuy, Amazon, Hootsuite, BrainStation and more/ Workshops and mentors will provide support throughout the hackathon and at the end, you’ll have a chance at winning over $2000 in prizes/
  • Where: UBC Henry Angus Building – 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver
  • When: March 31 to April 1 at 10 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Musical Jokes: A Night of Musical Comedy

  • What: There are so many talented musical comedians in Vancouver, and now’s the time to show off some great ones with a dedicated show. Musical Jokes: A Night of Musical Comedy features Harris Anderson and Colin Lamb with special musical comedy guests Lisa Person, Maddy Kelly and more. Hosted by Sam Tonning.
  • Where: Yuk Yuks – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 31 at 10 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $9.53 plus tax

Eco Fashion Week Edition 12

  • What: Celebrating its 12th edition in Vancouver this year, Eco Fashion Week continues to showcase innovations in sustainable fashion and lead discussions in finding solutions for a healthier industry.
  • Where: Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: March 31 to April 2, various times
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$40

Beyond Nature II

  • What: This exhibition features acrylic on canvas paintings, mostly of flowers, by Katie Cheung. Although she does not subscribe to any one painting method or style, each of her works seem to exude a distinct splendour and a playful lushness.
  • Where: Art Beatus – 108 – 808 Nelson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Now to March 31 from 10 am to 6 pm
  • Cost: Free

Camilo the Magician – Abracadabra

  • What: Camilo Dominguez, aka Camilo the Magician, is a Vancouver-trained magician who is stepping outside of his comfort zone with his upcoming show, Abracadabra. The show will feature classic illusions from historic magicians.
  • Where: The York Theatre – 639 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
  • When: March 31, April 1, 7, and 8 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$35

2017 Creative Ink Festival

  • What: The Creative Ink Festival is a weekend long event for writers and readers of all levels and genres. The weekend will include workshops, presentations, panels, blue pencil critiques, pitch session, kaffeeklatches with our GoHs, readings and a dealer room. Come meet like-minded people, network, shop for great goodies, learn to improve your craft and get inspired.
  • Where: Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre – 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby
  • When: March 31 to April 2
  • Tickets: Online, $100