7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 2

Feb 23 2018, 3:45 am

First Friday of March! Fill it with a fun event around Vancouver! Check out Monster Jam, Vancouver Canucks and the rest of our seven things to do in Vancouver today, March 2.

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

Sasheer Zamata

  • What: Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer, and four-season cast member on Saturday Night Live. She just released her first one hour special, Pizza Mind to rave reviews. Sasheer co-created and co-starred in the web-series Pursuit of Sexiness, and has also appeared on Transparent, Inside Amy Schumer, and People Of Earth.
  • When: Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $22.50

Monster Jam


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  • What: See Grave Digger, Max-DTM, and many other Monster Jam trucks push their limits in Freestyle, “2-Wheel Skills,” and Racing competitions.
  • When: Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 100 N Renfrew St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15 to $65


  • What: ​Celebrated choreographer and contemporary dance artist Amber Funk Barton presents her first full length solo, VAST. VAST is a co-presentation between her company the response., and the 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival.
  • When: Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre – 677 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$30

Abilities Expo & Job Fair

  • What: ConnecTra aims to get all people with significant disabilities, living in the Lower Mainland, as socially active and involved as possible, setting the stage for many to consider training, education and work. The Abilities Expo & Job Fair will also feature presenters showcasing activities and opportunities that can help foster greater inclusion and quality of life.
  • When: Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Le Homes: Lanterns in the Garden

  • What: ​​Get ready for one of the most magical light spectacles of the season. This stunning folktale-themed light festival will vividly illustrate the most classical figures and myths stories in Chinese culture, making the garden a land of fairy tales, fantasies, and dreams.
  • When: Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm
  • Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available via Lanterns in the Garden

Jason Ross

March 2

(Jason Ross / Facebook)

  • What: ​​Anjunabeats protege, Jason Ross makes his return to Vancouver for #StereotypeFridays at Celebrities.
  • When: Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Vancouver Canucks versus Nashville Predators

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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