10 things to do in Vancouver this week

Dec 19 2017, 1:50 pm

Welcome to The Cit List by The Cit Vancouver, where we’ll be compiling some of the top events to check out in Vancouver each week. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

Cineplex Great Digital Film Festival

  • What: Watch Hollywood classics and fan favourites as part of the Canada-wide Great Digital Film Festival.
  • Where: Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver and Cineplex Cinemas Langley
  • When: Until Thursday, February 5

Toque Tuesday

  • What: Purchase a toque to support the Lookout Emergency Aid Society and Raising the Roof’s national projects.
  • Where: Vancouver Skytrain Stations (Waterfront, Granville, Vancouver City Centre, Burrard, Cambie and Broadway)
  • When: Tuesday, February 3 from 7 to 9 a.m.

Winter Wander at Vanier Park

  • What: A day of music, history, science, and art. Enjoy live performances, local food vendors, and visit six Vancouver attractions for just $5.
  • Where: Vanier Park
  • When: Saturday, February 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

24 Hours of Winter

  • What: 24 consecutive hours of winter fun. The entire resort will be open around the clock for a torch relay, kid’s hockey tournament, skiing, riding, snowshoeing, shopping and dining.
  • Where: Grouse Mountain
  • When: Saturday, February 7 to Sunday, February 8

Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of Fame

  • What: Family activities on all weekend. Kids wearing red mittens get FREE admission.
  • Where: BC Sports Hall of Fame (Gate A, BC Place)
  • When: Saturday, February 7 to Monday, February 9

PuSh – Performing Arts Festival

  • What: Vancouver’s international performing arts festival featuring exciting theatre and ground-breaking live performing arts.
  • Where: Various venues
  • When: Until Sunday, February 8

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

  • What: Sample over 50 flavours of the city’s best hot chocolate by local chocolate makers!
  • Where: Participating shops throughout Vancouver.
  • When: Until Saturday, February 14

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

  • What: A popular flight ride experience. Soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery during Flight of the Dragon.
  • Where: Canada Place
  • When: Until March 5

Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium

  • What: Shop locally grown produce and enjoy hot food trucks and live music.
  • Where: Nat Bailey Stadium
  • When: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Robson Square Skating

  • What: Saunter the open-air rink on skates. FREE if you bring your own skates! Skate and helmet rentals available for $4.
  • Where: Robson Square
  • When: Until February 28


Looking for more events? Visit the Vancity Buzz Events Calendar!


Feature Image: Girl drinking hot chocolate via shutterstock