7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 13

Apr 10 2017, 5:36 pm

One more day to the long weekend! We’re getting you there with our list of seven things to do today in Vancouver, including an Easter train, a photography exhibition, and more!

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

Stanley Park Railway Easter Train

Stanley Park Train

Image: City of Vancouver

  • What: Hop on the Stanley Park Train for an egg-citing Easter ride through Stanley Park. Other fun activities include mini golf, an Easter Egg hunt, meeting the Easter Bunny, and planting a posy
  • Where: Stanley Park
  • When: April 13 to 17
  • Cost: Train Ride – $6 for ages 3+, Free for 2 and unde

Pomo and Harrison Brome

  • What: Start your #Seasons2017 with Pomo and Harrison Brome as they take over Fortune Sound Club. Both are local music producers building buzz and selling out clubs with their infectious style.
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 13 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15.50

Exhibition: Allegory

  • What: A showcase of the work of photographers Julie Prescott and Kenneth Gillespie. Allegory is hosted and organized by the Burnaby Arts Council, and is part of the 2017 Capture Photography Festival.
  • Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: April 13 to May 6
  • Cost: Free

BC Business 30 Under 30

  • What: This year’s winners will be honoured at The Vancouver Club. This event is more than just an awards ceremony though, it has become one of the premiere networking events for entrepreneurs and professionals alike.
  • Where: The Vancouver Club – 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 13 from 5:30 to 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $99

Extra Life Vancouver 2017 Guild Kick-off

  • What: Extra Lifers from around BC are invited to come see what the Vancouver Extra Life Guild is all about. Meet with Guild volunteers, and representatives from BC Children’s Hospital, learn what the money raised by Extra Life has done for BCCH, and help brainstorm more ways to reach the gaming community within BC and spread the word about the great initiative.
  • Where: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation – 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 13 from 6:30 to 9 pm
  • Admission: Free

The HERO SHOW – On The Road Again

  • What: The best in slightly-strange solo sketch comedy from some of Vancouver’s funniest performers. Featuring Racquel Belmonte, Tom Hill, Kyle Fines and more. Hosted by Cam Macleod.
  • When: April 13 at 9 am
  • Where: The China Cloud – 524 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $10



Image: SisQó / Facebook

  • What: An evening with the legend behind “The Thong Song”. SisQó is the lead singer of R&B group Dru Hill, has released three solo albums, and has also appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap, Snow Dogs, and The Tonight Show.
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 1750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: April 13 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $30-$100
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