10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, April 21

Apr 17 2019, 6:18 am

Happy Easter, everyone. Fill your Sunday with 10 fun events in Vancouver today, April 21. Don’t miss the Granville Flea, Easter Bunny Bonanza, and more.

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

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Granville Flea

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What: The indoor market is the first centralized flea market that caters towards streetwear and vintage clothing. In addition to clothing and sneakers, visitors will also be able to find toys, memorabilia, and other luxury goods. Several of Vancouver’s popular food vendors will also be on site, including Miss Lisa Brown from Kiss Yo Mama Soul Food, who will be serving up chicken and waffles.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Venue Night Club – 881 Granville Street
Admission: $5 at the door or online

The Room Sweet 16th Anniversary with Greg Sestero

What: Actor and bestselling author Greg Sestero returns to the Rio to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the cult favourite, The Room. Greg will also be holding a Q&A and signing copies of his book.

When: Sunday, April 21 and Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Eastside Flea

What: Eastside Flea is a modern-day flea market that takes place bi-weekly in Vancouver, BC. Each event hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade independent maker wares to vintage clothing, collectibles, plants, artisan eats and more. You’ll also find food trucks, live vinyl deejays, pinball, an outdoor courtyard, and more.

When: April 20 and 21, 2019
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Location: Eastside Studios – 550 Malkin Ave, Vancouver
Admission: $3

Easter Bunny Bunanza

What: Vancouver’s largest rabbit rescue and education societies are joining forces on Easter Sunday to present a rabbit experience you didn’t know you needed: The Easter Bunny Bunanza.

The event will feature a “Rabbit Agility” demonstration courtesy of the Vancouver Rabbit Agility Club, and Vancouver Rabbit Rescue and Advocacy will host “Hoppy Hour” for guardians to bring their own bunnies to socialize with other rabbits. Rabbitat will host its’ signature “Meet n’ Treat,” allowing people to feed healthy treats to the many willing bunny participants.

Date:  Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 12 to 3:30 pm
Where:  Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Admission: Entry by donation

Shakespeare After Dark: The Bard Improvised and Twisted

What: Shakespeare After Dark is the highbrow fusion of Shakespeare served with a side of improvisational mischief. In the first half, witness a scene from the Bard monkey-wrenched by a punch-drunk cast member leaving the rest of the cast to improvise around them. Then, stick around for the second half where the cast lays the booze aside to serve a straight up Shakespearean tragedy – based on your suggestions.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Easter at the Cannery


(Gulf of Georgia Cannery)

What: This annual fun-filled family-friendly weekend features crafts, story time, games, and of course, the Easter Salmon Scavenger Hunt, all inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Throughout the day, the Cannery will have activities suitable for kids ages 2 to 12 years old, including the Easter Salmon “Egg” Hunt – hunts start every 30 minutes, beginning at 11 am and ending at 4:30 pm. All Easter hunt participants will receive an Easter treat for their efforts!

When: Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, 2019 
10 am to 5 pm
 Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
$4.90 for Kids/Youth (2-16) and $3.90 for accompanying Adults 17 and over.

Make It! Vancouver 2019

What: Over 200 Makies are bringing their beautiful handmade goodies back to the PNE Forum for Make It!’s spring show. Stock up on accessories, jewellery, clothing, art, home decor, food, baby/kid items, and lots of other beautifully crafted goods.

When: Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: PNE Forum – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $3-$6 | Kids under 12 are free

Jokes N Tokes Pro/Am Show

What: Comedian Andrew Packer handpicks a line up of professional comedians and rising stars to deliver a night of laughs at Cannabis Culture.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Times: 8 pm
Where: Cannabis Culture Lounge – 307 West Hastings Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10

Easter Brunch at Fairmont Vancouver Airport

What: A family-friendly celebration featuring live music, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt for the children. Prepared by Executive Chef Nandakishore Rangan and his culinary team, dine on a brunch menu of fresh Pacific Northwest seafood, sushi and dim sum stations, breakfast favourites, and delectable selection of treats from their pastry kitchen.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: Reservations available between 11 am to 12 pm, Children’s Easter Egg Hunt: 10:30 am and 11:30 am
Where: [email protected] at Fairmont Vancouver Airport- 3111 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond
Cost: $86 per adult, $43 for children (3-12 years). Pricing excludes tax and gratuity. Book at 604-248-3281 or email [email protected]

Mystery Nights with Vancouver Mysteries

What: Experience a variety of Vancouver Mysteries’ adventures like superhero quest Heroes & Villains every Monday and Thursday, downtown spy thriller Secret Mission every Wednesday and Sunday, and Gastown murder mystery Crime in Downtown every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.

When: Every night from Saturday, April 20 to Friday, May 31, 2019 
7 pm
 Various locations
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