7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, January 22

Jan 17 2018, 8:03 pm

Kick off your new week with one of our picks of seven things to do in Vancouver today, Monday, January 22. Street Food City, Flight of the Dragon, and more.

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

Street Food City Vancouver 2018

  • What: The Street Food City is one of the most exciting events during the Dine Out Vancouver Festival for 2018. Get some good eats in the streets from more than 20 food trucks and cart. Partial proceeds from Street Food City’s Dine Out Vancouver specials will be donated to BC Hospitality Foundation.
  • When: Monday, January 22 to Sunday, January 28, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 11 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza (along Georgia Street between Hornby and Howe)
  • Admission: Free

Women in the Arts: An Open Discussion

  • What: An opportunity for female arts workers in Vancouver to network in a casual environment and have a conversation about shared and diverse experiences in the industry. Part of Femme January at The Cultch.
  • When: Monday, January 22, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Whisky Classique 2018

  • What: Vancouver’s Whisky Festival showcases more than 150 of the delicious whiskies available in BC. Meet Brand Ambassadors from around the globe, enjoy a catered dinner, and taste whiskey samples.
  • When: Now to Monday, January 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Rocky Mountaineer Station – 1755 Cottrell Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $115

Flight of the Dragon at FlyOver Canada

  • What: Follow a mythical dragon and soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery – including the Great Wall of China, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the city of Shanghai and more. Then take off again for FlyOver Canada, an exhilarating journey from east-to-west across Canada.
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 18, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 9 pm. Rides start every 15 to 20 minutes
  • Where: FlyOver Canada – 999 Canada Place
  • Tickets: Online

Fireside Chat – Yes, and…NO! Power & Position in YVR Theatre

  • What: Awkward Stage and Carousel Theatre for Young People sits down with guest panelists for an informal, safe, and candid discussion of power and expectations of and by emerging theatre artists.
  • When: Monday, January 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Festival House – 3rd Floor – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free, $5 donation would be appreciated


  • What: Two African-American brothers are set against each other when only one can come out on top. Coping with racism, gambling, and their troubled childhoods, the two brothers look for easy money in the cards to lift them out of poverty. An off-Broadway production which received the Pulitzer Prize, Topdog/Underdog is all about the life of hustle—and the people you have to climb over on your way to the top.
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 11, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Arts Club; $29-$49+

Wafia with Jaira Burns

  • What: Brisbane-based pop singer Wafia stops in Vancouver to support her latest EP release VIII.
  • When: Monday, January 22, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm, Show 9 pm
  • Where: The Cobalt – 917 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15
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