10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, February 29

Feb 28 2020, 5:00 am

The last Saturday of February is filled with great events. From Vancouver Whitecaps to Tim and Eric, here are 10 things to do on February 29. Enjoy your day!

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

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Sporting Kansas City

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What: Vancouver Whitecaps take on Sporting Kansas City in their MLS season home opener at BC Place.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Hopwired Festival

What: Hopwired Festival is a showcase of local, national, and international craft beer and third-wave coffee. Hopwired encourages craft beer and coffee roasters to team up to create new beverages that attendees can try throughout the event. There will also be food trucks, live interviews and presentations, and more.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 1 to 6 pm
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre — 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Hollow Coves

What: Australian indie folk band Hollow Coves bring the Moments Tour to VENUE on February 29 with special guest Harrison Storm.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: VENUE — 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show / The BC Bike Show

What: BCs largest adventure show features over 250 exhibitors, with outdoor gear, travel destinations, and more. Hear from experts in the International Adventure Theatre, meet special guests like Survivorman Les Stroud, and then take a dip in the Whitewater Demo Pool.

When: February 29 and March 1, 2020
Time: 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday), 10 am to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – East Building – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

MomChoir: It Takes a Village Concert

What: MomChoir, in partnership with Richmond Public Health and Vancouver Coastal Health, presents a concert where parenthood, post-partum and pre-partum is shared through music and storytelling. As well as MomChoir, directed by Katy Cadman, the evening also features a performance by award-winning, all-female a cappella ensemble Sweet Scarlet.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Gateway Theatre — 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
Tickets: In person at City Centre Community Association, phone 604-204-8588, or online using barcode #2756189

Tim and Eric

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What: Comedy duo Tim and Eric (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule) bring the Mandatory Attendance World Tour to the Vogue Theatre on February 29.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 5 pm and 8:30 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

The 80s Club

What: Take a trip back to the 80s with performances by A Flock of Seagulls, Men Without Hats, and Spoons at the Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver — 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Warriors vs Georgia Swarm

What: The Vancouver Warriors take on the Georgia Swarm in NLL action at Rogers Arena.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Sneaker Con Vancouver 2020

What: Sneaker Con, affectionately dubbed as “the greatest sneaker show on earth,” will be taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre on February 29, 2020. The event is a massive collection and collaboration for fans to browse, talk, and learn more about their favourite brands and shoes.

The event includes over 100 vendors who will be selling sneakers and streetwear, as well as an on-site team to authenticate products. A trading pit also takes place during the day, allowing attendees to sell and trade pieces of their own connection.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 12 to 7 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online for $28.55

Talking Stick Festival 2020

What: The 19th annual Talking Stick Festival (TSF), which is proudly presented on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish People, celebrates Indigenous performance and art through theatre, storytelling, writing, music, spoken word, dance, film, and visual arts. The theme of this year’s festival is Chén̓chenstway, a Squamish word that translates to “upholding each other” and “lifting each other up.”

When: February 29, 2020
Time: Start times vary based on event
Where: Various locations including the Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre and other venues
Tickets: Prices range from being free, by donation, and set based on event

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