10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, February 3

Feb 1 2019, 3:01 am

Keep the weekend vibes going with these 10 great events happening on Sunday, February 3. Check out Poutine Week, Shirley Gnome, and more.

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

Dine Out Vancouver 2019

Dine Out


What: Dine Out Vancouver is back for its 17th year, bringing with it a crowded calendar of food events, with hundreds of restaurants participating in this year’s exciting event. Taking place from January 18 through February 3, 2019, the popular annual fest features hundreds of restaurants, each offering multi-course dinners at $20, $30 or $40 (plus tax, gratuity and beverages).

When: Now to Sunday, February 3, 2019
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Price: $20, $30 or $40 (plus tax, gratuity and beverages). Special event tickets are on sale now

MACHiNENOiSY – Fragile Forms

What: Inspired by world-renowned Finnish theorist and architect Juhani Pallasmaa’s writings on architecture and the sensing body, MACHiNENOiSY’s most ambitious work to date is a site-specific, 360-degree contemporary dance performance tailored specifically for New Westminster’s iconic Anvil Centre. This adventurous piece brings together architecture; sound, visual and lighting design; and a team of extraordinary dancers from both Canada and Finland—all to stunning effect.

When: Now to Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia St, New Westminster
Tickets: Online

Shirley Gnome – Wise Lounge Residency

What: Shirley Gnome is an internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning musician/cabaret performer. She’s singing almost every Sunday of February at the Wise Lounge along with special guests. Be the first to hear songs from her upcoming album, along with old favourites.

When: Sunday, February 3, February 17 and February 24, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Wise Hall & Lounge – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
Admission: $10 suggested donation

Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival

What: The Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival is being held at arenas across Surrey from now to February 3, 2019. Celebrating women in hockey, this female hockey tournament brings together teams from as far as Atlantic Canada and the United States.

When: Now to February 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex Arena – 16555 Fraser Highway; Cloverdale Arena – 6090 176 Street, Newton Arena – 7120 136B Street; North Surrey Arena – 10275 City Parkway; South Surrey Arena, 2199 148 Street
More Info: Online

Chinese New Year Tea

What: Celebrate the festive Chinese New Year at the London Heritage Farm with a delicious serving of Chinese New Year Tea and homemade goodies.

When: Now to Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: Tea Room – London Heritage Farm – 6511 Dyke Rd Richmond
Price: $15

Owl Walk

What: Whooo can see in the dark and fly on silent wings? Listen for owls and other night sounds on this winter night 3.5 km walk for all ages.

When: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Meet at Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Ave., Burnaby
Admission: Free

Steamworks Yoga on Tap

What: Love craft beer? Love yoga? Join Steamworks Beer for Yoga on Tap. Modo Yoga Burnaby leads an all-levels yoga class. Please bring your own mat. Partial proceeds from this months event will go towards fundraising for the fourth annual Beer Wars. All money that is raised at Beer Wars goes to support Eastside Boxing gym which facilitates free exercise programs for at-risk youth, LGBT2 and women that have been exposed to violence.

When: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
Where: Steamworks Brewing Co. – 3845 William St Burnaby
Admission: Online, $20 ticket includes a craft beer flight and class.

La Poutine Week 2019

What: La Poutine Week kicks off all across Canada for the seventh time, and we can taste the squeaky cheese curd-goodness already. In the past, the annual week-long celebration of fries, curds, and gravy has seen hundreds of participating restaurants dish out original takes on the iconic Quebecois dish. The fest takes place during the first week of February for the dining public to eat and vote on their favourites before a winner is announced at the end of the week.

When: Now to Thursday, February 7, 2019,
Time: Various times
Where: Various restaurants
More Info: Online

Cannery Farmers’ Market


(Gulf of Georgia Cannery)

What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market is Steveston’s indoor winter market, held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. This unique market features local food and artisan merchants, inside a historic cannery setting. Admission to the museum is free on market days, with guided heritage tours by donation.

When: February 3 and February 17, 2019 
10 am to 3 pm
 Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond

Sportsbar LIVE at Rogers Arena Super Bowl party

What: The Sportsbar LIVE at Rogers Arena is open for Super Bowl Sunday, with 102 high definition televisions showing the big game offering an audio/visual experience that is second to none. Apart from the game, the Sportsbar has a number of special things planned. From Canucks tickets and merchandise, tickets and accommodation for Seattle Seahawks games, they’re offering bigger and better prizes than ever before. Captain Morgan and his Morganettes will be on the scene, as will the Sportsbar promo team, getting the party started with free samples and giveaways. DJ Keilani Rose will be spinning tracks, which is sure to make for the best Super Bowl atmosphere in Vancouver.

When: Sunday, February 3
Time: Doors open at 2 pm (Game starts at 3:30)
Where: Sportsbar LIVE at Rogers Arena, 99 West Georgia St, Vancouver
Reservations: Entry is $30, email [email protected] to book a table (limited seating available)

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