7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, July 30

Jul 26 2018, 10:59 pm

From Architectural Walking Tours to Toto, here are our picks of seven great events happening today, Monday, July 30. Make the most of the month before it runs out.

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


  • What: Grammy Award winners Toto bring their 40 Trips Around The Sun tour to Vancouver. They have celebrated numerous chart-topping hits including “Africa,” “Hold The Line,” “Rosanna,” “I Won’t Hold You Back” and “I’ll Be Over You.”
  • When: Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts – 777 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45-$89

Vancouver Fringe Festival Program Guide Launch

july 30

Vancouver Fringe Festival / Facebook

  • What: A first look at the 100 shows, the lineup for the Fringe Bar, workshops, special events, and more. Enjoy games, prizes, and surprises at the Vancouver Fringe Festival Program Guide Launch.
  • When: Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Backstage Lounge – 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver
  • Admission:  Free

TechVancouver July 2018

  • What: TechVancouver’s Meetup brings together Vancouver’s tech leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts. The speakers are highly curated leaders and innovators who share their expertise and experiences through 5 minute TED-style presentations.
  • When: Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $24

The Alimony Brothers – Summer Residency

  • What: The Alimony Brothers perform forgotten gems and the occasional classic from the golden age of country music every Monday in July. The Alimony Brothers are veterans from the roots and country music scene in Vancouver.
  • When: Every Monday until July 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Wise Hall & Lounge – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The Really Gay History Tour

july 30

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours / Facebook

  • What: Venture into Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ history this Pride season on the Really Gay History Tour from Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours. You’ll visit the sites of bookstore bombings, police raids, Imperial Court coronations, the “Kiss-Ins” of Granville Street, and the gayest beer parlour in town.
  • When: Daily until Sunday, August 5, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Starts outside of Vancouver City Centre Skytrain Station, finishes in the Davie Street Village.
  • Tickets: Online, $28-$32

Nasty Women Comedy: The Anniversary Show

  • What: Ten feisty feminist comedians making one red-hot show out of improv, sketch comedy and storytelling. Plus enjoy a post-show Spice Girls dance party and cake.
  • When: Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

AIBC Architectural Walking Tours

  • What: Through its summer walking tour program, the AIBC offers architectural perspectives of six Vancouver neighbourhoods. For locals and tourists alike, these tours are a unique and engaging way to learn more about the history of Vancouver. Vancouver sites include Chinatown, Gastown, Yaletown, Downtown, West End and Strathcona, the first neighbourhood in Vancouver.
  • When: Daily until Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm, 1 to 3 pm
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online, $10