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

Oct 15 2018, 10:32 pm

Another wonderful weekend to enjoy! Here are 10 things to do in Vancouver today, Saturday, October 20. Don’t miss Boobyball, Vancouver Canucks, and more.

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


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Boobyball Toronto

  • What: This giant party aims to raise funds for Rethink Breast Cancer’s programs, spread awareness about breast cancer prevention, and provide support for individuals under 40. This year’s Boobyball will be a Wild West theme. You can expect complimentary food and drinks all night, playing dress up to the theme, interactive experiences, and live performances all with a southern twist.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm to 1 am
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver — 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online, $75 to $115

Vancouver Canucks vs Boston Bruins

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with Boston Bruins in NHL action at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

East Van Opry 2018

  • What: Now in its sixth year, East Van Opry features a talented and eclectic mix of Vancouver musicians performing their hearts out.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
    Tickets: Online, $24

Trout Lake Farmers’ Market

  • What: Check out over 60 farms and producers, food and coffee trucks every weekend at Trout Lake Farmers’ Market.
  • When: Every Saturday until October 20, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Lakewood Drive and 13th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Chefs in the Hood

  • What: This event, presented by Silverchef Canada and ONO Vancouver, will bring together the best of Vancouver’s culinary talent in a collaborative dinner event. Guests can expect an eight-course reception style dinner and cocktails, beer and wine for purchase, and live entertainment as well. There will also be a silent auction and 50-50 in support of Dan’s Legacy warehouse project, a platform that provides therapeutic counselling and life-skills intervention programs to youth battling mental health and addictions issues resulting from childhood trauma and abuse
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: The Law Courts Inn – 500-800 Smithe St 4 floor, Vancouver
  • Price: $69-$100; buy online

Latin Fiesta

  • What: Bring the family to the Museum of Surrey for a vibrant fiesta of all the senses that includes crafts, dancing, food and more.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
  • Tickets: Admission, Free

UNIQLO & GO Mobile Pop-Up

  • What: The event gives you the opportunity to experience the fun and interactive side of the UNIQLO app. It’s also going to feature the brand’s top sellers that you can now purchase online through the app thanks to the launch of the highly-anticipated mobile store. You’ll be able to explore the UNIQLO fall collection and order items on-site that will be delivered right to your door, and you’ll get to leave with one free HEATTECH item, too.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Where: 1263 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Fall Harvest Marketplace

  • What: Stroll through and shop from local vendors specializing in handmade creations. Pick up something warm and cozy for home, stock up on comfort food, or find that special something to compliment your fall look. Fun for the whole family.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Civic Centre Galleria – 100 Newport Drive Port Moody
  • Admission: $2, children 12 and under get in free

Crazy Rich Feast

  • What: A pop-up dinner, inspired by the 2018 critically acclaimed Asian-American romantic comedy, is coming to Vancouver for one night only. On October 20, the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) will be hosting a multi-course dinner inspired by the film and the foods of Singapore. After a welcome cocktail, a Singapore Sling, the glamorous menu will be served family-style at long tables of 8 to 10 people. Dishes include five appetizers dishes, seven main course dishes, and five dessert dishes, each showcasing the diversity of South-East Asian cuisine and regional flavours.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Bistro 101 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts – 1505 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
  • Price: $128; buy online

Tove Styrke

Tove Stryke

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  • What: Swedish pop singer Tove Styrke released her third critically acclaimed album “Sway” in May 2018, and was widely acclaimed by Pitchfork, FADER, NME, Billboard, Rolling Stone Magazine, GQ and more.
  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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