5 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, December 26

Dec 21 2016, 5:40 pm


Well, it’s over. Another Christmas has come and gone and another week has begun.

And while many people might be starting the week with a Boxing Day shopping blitz, there’s plenty of other stuff happening that doesn’t include retail therapy.

Here are  five things to do in Vancouver today, from a music festival to improv comedy.

CONTACT Music Festival

Contact Festival

  • What: Western Canada’s largest winter music festival returns for another year.
  • Where: BC Place Stadium – 777 Pacific Boulevard
  • When: December 26 and 27
  • Tickets: Passes and 19+ VIP area passes online starting at $150.

Year in Review 

  • What: End the year with lots of laughs as VTSL’s quick-witted improvisers find the funny in the important and not so important events of 2016.
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island
  • When: December 26 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: $21, available online

Suspended Reverie

  • What: Suspended Reverie is a contemplative dream event involving a viola, a little meditation and a whole lot of relaxation.
  • Where: Stretch Vancouver – 180 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 26 at 2 pm
  • Tickets: $30, available online

Petunia and The Vipers

  • What: Don’t miss the last night of night of Petunia and The Vipers’ Monday nights residency in the WISE Lounge.
  • Where: WISE Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 26 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: $10

Hershe Bar – LGBTQA Long Wknd Jam

  • What: Check out this Boxing Day Party and leave your inhibitions at the door.
  • Where: Bar None – 1222 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: December 26 at 10 pm
  • Tickets: $15, available online