10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, April 22

Apr 17 2018, 9:16 pm

Another wonderful spring Sunday full of fun events around Vancouver! From Hop Citrcuit 2018 to Make It! Vancouver and more, here are 10 events to check out today, April 22.

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

Make It! Vancouver 2018

  • What: Make It! is set to feature more than 180 Canadian artists, crafters, and makers, who will be selling gorgeous handcrafted items. It’s an atmospheric shopping environment where you’ll find something for everyone with accessories, jewellery, clothing, art, home decor, food, items for kids, and much more for sale.
  • When: Now to Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: PNE Forum – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $3 – $6 | Kids under 12 are free – available via Picatic

Earth Day at Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve

  • What: The Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve is hosting a stewardship event where volunteers will work towards restoring habitat around Rice Lake. Learn about restoration initiatives and biodiversity in the LSCR while removing invasive species and planting native species to enhance the forest understory. Ages 16+
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 1 pm
  • Where: Meet at Rice Lake Gate
  • Admission: Free

40th Annual Vancouver Greek Food Fest

Vancouver Greek Food Fest

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  • What: The Greek Food Fest features exciting performances, delicious food, and lots of kef. Get your fill of baklava, spanakopita, and tzatziki sauce in this celebration of everything Greek!
  • When: Now to Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Hellenic Community of Vancouver – 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver


  • What: Help remove invasive plants that have replaced native species. Learn why these species are harmful to the park. Dress for the weather and come prepared to work off-trail. Ages 8+
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4  pm
  • Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Meet at Glencarin parking lot
  • Admission: Free

Buffy Sainte-Marie and Special Guests

  • What: Utilizing a generous body of work spanning half a century, Buffy Sainte-Marie reminds us that the truest wealth we can accumulate is in community, story, connection, and truth. Sainte-Marie and guests Ronnie Dean Harris, Mitcholos Touchie, and an̓usáyum̓, perform live at The WISE Hall.
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The WISE Hall – 1882 Adanac St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Art! Vancouver 2018

  • What: Now in its fourth year, Art! Vancouver hosts a comprehensive, curated program of interesting artist talks, panel discussions, artist demonstrations, art workshops, and performances. Special events are located onsite as well as offsite in satellite locations.
  • When: Now to Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

BrickCan 2018 at the River Rock

LEGO festival

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  • What: BrickCan is the largest public exhibition of LEGO creations ever held in British Columbia. Guests of all ages can check out hundreds of models built by LEGO fans from all over the world, shop with dozens of unique LEGO vendors, and let their imagination run wild in the BrickCan Creation Station.
  • When: Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Hop Circuit 2018

  • What: This event allows attendees to see one of Vancouver’s most lively brewing districts in a whole new way with epic behind-the-scenes tours – both the front and back doors will be open. There will be food trucks scattered around the neighbourhood to keep you energized throughout this exclusive brewery crawl, and of course, there will be tons of amazing local brews for you to sip at each establishment you check out.
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 5 pm
  • Where: East Vancouver Brewing District
  • Tickets: Online, $95

Port Moody Winter Farmers’ Market

  • What: Find locally grown fruits and vegetables from numerous farms such as Ripple Creek Organic, Snowy Mountain Organics and Wah Fung. Also, bring home certified organic eggs from Rockweld Farm to enjoy with your fresh produce.
  • When: 
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Recreation Complex 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

The Sakura Night Gala

  • What: The fundraiser for Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is happening on April 22. This celebration of Japanese arts and culture raises money for a ton of free community events and programming. It will feature eats from seven local chefs, along with sake, beer, and wine pairings.
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • When: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Stanley Park Pavilion – 610 Pipeline Road, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $150 per person; buy online

Hummingbird Homecoming

  • What: Learn how to attract birds to a garden and other facts about these beautiful creatures. Presentations are held at 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Times: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
  • Admission: By donation

Perogy Lunch Weekend

  • What: Get homemade perogies made with love, cabbage rolls, borscht, and sausage on a bun, for cheap at this annual lunch. Everything on the menu (except sausage) is vegetarian-friendly.
  • When: Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • When: 11 am to 3:30 pm
  • Where: AUUC Strathcona Ukrainian Hall & Performing Arts Society – 805 East Pender, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online
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