7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 30

Mar 23 2018, 12:41 am

The last Friday of March is here, and it’s full of fun events around the city! From An Evening with Kevin Smith to Seasons 2018 Festival, here are seven events to check out in Vancouver today, March 30.

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

An Evening with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith is throwing his support behind efforst to save the Rio Theatre ( Ga Fullner / Shutterstock

  • What: An Evening with Kevin Smith is a chance to get up close and personal with the legendary writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director. Proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting the #SavetheRio campaign.
  • When: Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Time: 7 and 9:30 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway , Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Seasons 2018 Festival

  • What: Seasons fills Vancouver with concerts, club shows, label showcases, demos, panels, lectures, and interactive visuals & art installations, culminating in a fully immersive, 2 day main event at Pacific Coliseum.
  • When: Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt

  • What: Take part in the Annual A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Afterwards, enjoy some fun crafts and activities or check out the yummy food selections and explore the beauty in our 55 acre garden.
  • When: Friday, March 30 to Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Time: Four sessions daily: 9 am to 10 am, 10 am to 11 am, 11 am to 12 pm, and 12 pm to 1 pm
  • Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $6.45-$15

Easter at the Cannery

  • What: The Easter Salmon makes its annual return this year to hide eggs for the little ones to find throughout the historic cannery. At 10:30 am, The Great Salmon “Egg” Hunt will start and repeat every 30 minutes throughout the day with the last egg hunt at 4:30 pm. There will also be Easter crafts, games and an interactive story-time suitable for kids ages 2 to 12 years old.
  • When: Friday, March 30 to Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: The Cannery – 12138 4th Avenue, Richmond
  • Admission: $3.90-$4.90

Fraser Valley Comedy Competition

  • What: Twelve comics battle it out in the monthly comedy contest. Comics are judged by audience applause, with a sound meter decibel reader available for close calls.
  • When: Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Chances Chilliwack – 8180 Young Road, Chilliwack
  • Admission: Free

Plenty Warehouse Sale 2018

Lookbook style/Plenty

  • What: ​Canadian apparel retailer, Plenty, is having a massive warehouse sale at the Vancouver Convention Centre. You’ll be able to shop trendy men’s and women’s apparel, footwear, and accessories, with 60% to 90% off the standard retail prices.
  • When: Friday, March 30 to Tuesday, April 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 999 Canada Place, Hall C
  • Admission: Free – RSVP on Facebook

Cats Flippin Birds: One Year Anniversary / Album Release Party

  • What: Comedy duo Cats Flippin Birds celebrate their one year anniversary with an album release party. Featuring special guests
  • When: Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 to 11 pm
  • Where: Stylus Records – 291 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10
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