10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, February 24

Feb 21 2018, 3:55 am

Enjoy the last Saturday of February! From Hopwired Festival to Miguel and more, here are 10 things to check out in Vancouver today, Saturday, February 24.

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


  • What: Miguel, full name Miguel Jontel Pimentel, will be touching down at the PNE Forum during the first leg of his North American tour. He will be joined by support acts Sir and Nonchalant Savant during the War & Leisure tour.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 6:30; Show at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49.50

Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

  • What: ​Burnaby Lyric Opera presents The Barber of Seville, Gioacchino Rossini’s comic masterpiece filled with romance, deception, mistaken identities and glorious music.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, Monday, February 26, Wednesday, February 28, Thursday, March 1, and Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times.
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$36

Sophie & Mayce Get a Room Comedy Show

  • What: Get a Room is a comedy show hosted by real-life, in-love couple Sophie Buddle (JFL, Kevin Hart’s LOL, SiriusXM) & Mayce Galoni (JFL42, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival) The show also features Kyle Bottom, M’Beth Schoenfeld, Dave Harris, and for the first time as a comedy duo Kevin Banner & Fatima Dhowre (also a real couple).
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • WhereLittle Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Hopwired Festival

  • What: The “largest collaboration event in Canada” and inaugural tasting celebration is taking place at the Croatian Cultural Centre, where attendees can find 40 vendors, 15 unique craft beer and coffee roaster collaborations, all-inclusive filtered/drip coffee, all-inclusive espresso, and experience tastings and live interviews from industry experts.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 6 pm
  • Where: Croatian Cultural Centre – 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $52 per person; buy online

Bingo Players

  • What: Get ready to Rattle with the infamous Bingo Players when they return to Celebrities for #CelebsPlayhouse.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Salt-Water Moon

  • What: A bold, lyrical interpretation of David French’s classic Canadian play. A Factory Theatre production touring with Why Not Theatre, directed by Ravi Jain.
  • When: Now to Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$55

Whose Live Anyway?

  • What: Whose Live Anyway? features Ryan Stiles along with fellow comics Greg Proops, Jeff Davis and Joel Murray. Together, they perform many of the hilarious games made famous on their Emmy-nominated TV series, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, which aired from 1998 to 2004 and returned to the airwaves in 2013.
  • When: Now to Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam (Thursday and Friday), River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond (Saturday)
  • Tickets: Online, $54.50

Walk Richmond – South Arm Park

  • What: Discover South Arm Park up close with its beautiful trees, greenery and sports amenities.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: 10 to 11 am
  • Meeting Spot: The basketball court to the west of South Arm Community Centre – 8880 Williams Rd, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Stealth versus New England Black Wolves

  • What: Vancouver Stealth take on New England Black Wolves in National Lacrosse League action at the Langley Events Centre.
  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online

New West Farmers Market – Winter Market

  • What: The market features farm-fresh produce, plants, quality crafts from local artists and artisans, gourmet prepared foods, food trucks, community information, live entertainment, and more.
  • When: The first and third Saturday of each month until Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: Belmont Street, New Westminster!
  • Admission: Free
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