7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, February 9

Feb 2 2018, 10:11 am


Let’s get the fun started with our seven great things to check out in Vancouver today, Friday, February 9.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

Digitalistic: A Daft Punk Dance Party

  • What: One more time, we’re gonna celebrate! Hit up this dance party dedicated to everything Daft Punk and the dynamic electronic dance scene of the 2000s with DJs Trevor Risk and Phil David. You’ll hear Daft Punk, LCD Soundsystem, MSTRKRFT, Soulwax, Diplo, and more.
  • When: Friday, February 9
  • Time: Doors open at 10:30 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $8 in advance, $12 at the door

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF)

  • What: VIMFF is an annual international nine-day community festival, featuring mountain film screenings, live multimedia presentations, photography exhibitions, workshops, seminars, and other special events.
  • When: Friday, February 9 to Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues
  • Tickets: Online

Aberdeen Centre’s Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

  • What: Ring in the Year of the Dog and stock up your supplies at this annual Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair. Featuring booths specializing in Chinese New Year themed decorations, traditional snacks, sweets and foods, gifts, toys, fresh flowers and plants, and more.
  • When: Friday, February 9, 2018 – Sunday, February 18, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 7 pm
  • Where: Aberdeen Centre – 4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Ndidi Onukwulu

  • What: ​British Columbian-born Ndidi Onukwulu won the Maple Blues New Artist of the Year award in 2007, and has performed her unique music around the world.
  • When: Friday, February 9, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

  • What: Sleeping Beauty Dreams re-imagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love and her true self. A contemporary look at this classic tale, Marionetas de la Esquina’s humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before.
  • When: Friday, February 9, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, pay-what-you-can, minimum $10

Dead Talks: Ideas Worth Rejecting W/Keynote Speaker Simon King

  • What: The leading non-experts in Vancouver Comedy will come together for one night of uninspiring, totally pointless and downright offensive talks. Featuring keynote speaker Simon King, plus Mark Hughes, Emma Cooper, Sam Tonning, Megan Milton and more.
  • When: Friday, February 9, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10, or corporate plus ticket for $350


  • What: New Zealand pop singer-songwriter Kimbra is on tour to support her upcoming 2018 release Primal Heart.
  • When: Friday,  February 9, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $26.50
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