10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, April 20

Apr 17 2019, 6:17 am

Keep the long weekend fun going with our rundown of 10 things to do on Saturday, April 20. Check out the Vaisakhi Day Parade, 420 Vancouver, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

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Vaisakhi Day Parade

What: Everyone is welcome at the annual Vaisakhi Day Parade, featuring cultural floats, community performers and live music. To pay tribute to the harvest celebration roots of the parade, attendees are given free food and drink from hundreds of local residents and businesses.

When: Saturday, April 20
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Parade starts at Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar – 12885 85 Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Pop-up rollerskate at Robson Square rink

What: The good times start at 4 pm with the All-Ages Family Skate, a roller derby bout presented by Rolla Skate Club at 6 pm. Then, from 7 pm to 10 pm, there will be disco-themed adult-skate, featuring tunes from DJ K-Tel. Rental skates will be available, provided by the Rolla Skate Club truck, but sizes are limited. Skaters are encouraged to purchase tickets and reserve skates in advance

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 4 pm to 10 pm
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. Adults $15, Kids 12 & under $10, skate rentals $10

420 Vancouver 2019

What: 420 Vancouver celebrates its 25th anniversary with special live musical guests, activist speakers and a huge cannabis farmers market.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
Location: Sunset Beach, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Mostly For Us

What: Award-winning comedians Shawn O’Hara and Abdul Aziz host a comedy variety show featuring Sketch, Improv and Standup by some of the best comedians in the city.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 10:30 pm
Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10

Burnaby Mountain Golf Festival

What: Free golf clinics, custom club fitting, demo days, prizes, and fun for the whole family.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Burnaby Mountain Golf Course & Driving Range – 7600 Halifax Street, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Easter Eggstravaganza

What: Celebrate Easter at Hamilton Community Centre with an Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, games and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Parent participation and registration of children only is required.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Hamilton Community Centre – 5140 Smith Drive, Richmond
Admission:$10 per child. To register contact the front desk at 604-718-8055

New West Farmers’ Winter Market

What: The market features farm-fresh produce, plants, quality crafts from local artists and artisans, gourmet prepared foods, community information, live entertainment, and more.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Belmont Street between 6th Street and 7th Street, New Westminster
Admission: Free

Delhi 2 Dublin

Delhi 2 Dublin

Delhi 2 Dublin (Delhi 2 Dublin / Facebook)

What: Vancouver-based “Subcontinental Pop” band Delhi 2 Dublin perform at the Commodore with guests Tonye and King Kang.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show at 9:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

4 Stories 4 Directors

What: Four short plays by Vancouver writer Gerald Williams. Each play is brought to life by an accomplished local director who has been making their mark on the local theatre scene.

When: Now to Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

Adults-only Easter Egg Hunt

What: Taking place at Taves Family Farms’ Applebarn in Abbotsford, the event is open to the public and will feature local food, beverages, and live music. Ticket prices include one complimentary alcoholic beverage, and additional drinks can be purchased throughout the duration of the event. For designated drivers, there will be unlimited complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. There will also be a petting zoo and charcuterie plates. The event is a new element being introduced this year, as part of Taves Family Farms’ annual Easterfest celebration, and is being held in support of Canuck Place.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Taves Family Farms’ Applebarn – 333 Gladwin Road., Abbotsford
Admission: $55, tickets available online

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