10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, February 25

Feb 21 2018, 4:16 am

Keep the weekend vibes going with our list of 10 things to check out in Vancouver today, Sunday, February 25. LunarFest, BC Home + Garden Show, and more.

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

2018 LunarFest

  • What: LunarFest activities at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza will feature exhibitions of hundreds of lanterns customized and blessed by schoolchildren around Vancouver. Head to Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza to lose yourself in a sea of celestial bodies during Moon Crawl – a super-sized ball pit that needs to be seen to be believed. All you have to do is see how quickly you can find your moon.
  • When: Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza – 750 Hornby Street
  • Admission: Free

Talking Stick Festival

  • What: A vibrant, two-week celebration of extraordinary Aboriginal performance. Attracting more than 18,000 attendees each year and still growing, the festival programming focuses on the diversity of Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music, Pow Wow and Film in both traditional and contemporary formats.
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 25
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, via Facebook

Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run

  • What: The 8th annual Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run is a great opportunity for snowshoers of all abilities and fitness levels to get outside and enjoy the trail.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: 8 am registration opens. Race starts at 10 am
  • Where: Grouse Mountain – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $15-$35

Amit Tandon

  • What: With more than 40 million views on social media and more than 1,200 shows across India, the UK, Dubai, Malaysia, Africa, Singapore and Australia, Amit Tandon is one of the best known observational comics in India. In his maiden tour to Canada, Amit brings the best of his comedy from the last six years.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: 4 pm
  • Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre – 6250 144 Street, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$40

Cammidge House Heritage Day

  • What: Head to Cammidge House to celebrate Heritage Week with tea, baked goods and more.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Where: Boundary Bay Regional Park – Access via Centennial Beach entrance on Boundary Bay Road, Tsawwassen
  • Admission: Free


  • What: American hip-hop artist Caleborate is on tour to support his latest release, Real Person.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $13

BC Home + Garden Show

HGTV stars of Backyard Builds, Sarah Keenleyside and Brian McCourt

  • What: ​​Find fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodelling, home improvement, decor and outdoor spaces with hundreds of experts all under one roof.
  • When: ​Now to Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $16 adult, free admission for children ages 12 and younger.

Mikey Bustos Show I Wear Speedos Canada Tour

  • What: A musical comedy event full of laughter and Filipino culture. Mikey Bustos will be performing top requested and liked videos. Also featuring Thea Cruz and Airspoken.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: The Columbia – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online , $38.09-$53.85

The Blossoming of Mongolia Flower Wulan Tuya

  • What: Wulan Tuya, also known as the “Flower of Mongolia” is a Mongol Chinese singer from Inner Mongolia, China. Her music incorporates elements of Mongolian traditional music, such as the morin khuur, and modernized by electronic beats.
  • When: Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $58-$168

Le Homes: Lanterns in the Garden

  • What: ​​Get ready for one of the most magical light spectacles of the season. This stunning folktale-themed light festival will vividly illustrate the most classical figures and myths stories in Chinese culture, making the garden a land of fairytales, fantasies, and dreams.
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 25, Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm
  • Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available via Lanterns in the Garden
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