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10 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

DH Vancouver Staff Apr 10, 2015 9:49 am

Here are some of the top events to check out in Vancouver between April 10 and 12. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

Camilo the Magician presents: Misterio

  • What: Watch Camilo’s outstanding and original magic illusions, along with his unique sense of humour and sleek sleight of hand.
  • Where: The Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, April 10; 8 to 10 p.m & Saturday, April 11; 8 to 10 p.m.

McArthurGlen Vancouver Airport Outlet Mall Job Fair

  • What: A two-day job fair this weekend to fill 600 retail positions in time for the opening of Vancouver Airport Outlet Mall this spring.
  • Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond, in the second floor Whistler Ballroom
  • When: Friday, April 10; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Saturday, April 11; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m

Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade

  • What:  A parade marks both the New Year and the anniversary of one of Sikhism’s most important events, the establishment of Khalsa in 1699.
  • Where: The parade starts at Ross Street Temple – 8000 Ross St at 64th
  • When: Saturday, April 11; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tulips of the Valley Festival 2015

  • What: Fields of multi-coloured tulips are in full bloom on the easternmost edge of the Lower Mainland, about two hours away from the city of Vancouver.
  • Where: 3971 Lougheed Highway, Agassiz
  • When: Friday, April 10; 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 11; 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 12; 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Bike the Blossoms

  • What: A fun, free, guided bike tour of the blossoming cherry trees in Vancouver.
  • Where: 3300 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, April 11; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

World Ski and Snowboard Festival

  • What: The Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival returns with high-energy mountain culture, art, music and fashion plus spring skiing and snowboarding.
  • Where: Whistler, B.C.
  • When: Friday, April 10 to Sunday, April 19

Winter Farmers Market

  • What: Locally grown vegetables and fruit; meat, and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods and artisanal crafts.
  • Where: 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sakura Days Japan Fair

  • What: Experience Japan through food, music, art and cultural exhibits at this family-friendly event!
  • Where: VanDusen Botanical Gardens – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hastings Park Farmers Market

  • What: A selection of local produce, nursery items, fish, meat & dairy, artisan prepared foods, baking and treats, the best in local crafts and food trucks.
  • Where: Hastings Park – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver (Between the Forum and Agrodome)
  • When: Every Sunday until April 26; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Original Bridal Swap

  • What: Bringing together Past Brides & Brides to Be to buy & sell gently used wedding decor & dresses in a fun and exciting atmosphere.
  • Where: Croatian Cultural Centre – 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, April 12; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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