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10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, May 26

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Daniel Chai May 24, 2019 5:00 am

FUBAR Roller Jam, NAV and more. Get out and enjoy these 10 great events happening in Vancouver today, Sunday May 26!

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

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NAV: Bad Habits Tour

What: Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, NAV is signed to The Weeknd’s XO and Republic Records. In September of 2015, NAV released one of his earliest songs “Take Me Simple” to his SoundCloud account, which has now been listened to over ten million times.

With a number of JUNO nominations under his belt including Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2018, and Fan Choice and Rap Recording of the Year in 2019, NAV has also collaborated with prominent artists including Travis Scott, Meek Mill, and The Weeknd. In March 2019, NAV released his second debut studio album Bad Habits.

When: May 26, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: PNE Forum — 2901 East Hastings Street
Price: Prices start at $45 — Tickets available via Ticketleader

Ramp For Ryan: A Comedy Fundraiser

What: The Vancouver Comedy Community comes together to help comedian Ryan Lachance raise funds to supply him with a compact portable ramp that he can use to access stages while on the road. Featuring Simon King, Charlie Demers, Alannah Brittney, Megan Milton, and more.

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

Shuck it Forward V

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What: Bikers For Autism is revving up efforts to raise awareness and funds for individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by announcing Shuck It Forward V. This event takes place at Chewies Oyster Bar in Coal Harbour and features chowder and caesar competitions, live music, raffles, a silent auction and an oyster-shucking competition pitting 24 of North America’s best shuckers against each other.

When: May 26, 2019
Time: 12 pm
Where: Chewies Oyster Bar in Coal Harbour – 1055 West Hastings, Vancouver
Price: $25–$100; buy online

Poirier Street Market

What: Launched in 1996, the Poirier Street Farmers’ Market is the longest running suburban farmers market in the Lower Mainland.  The Poirier Street Market hosts a diversity of vendors and products from May through October. Each week a wide variety of vendors gather to showcase their products – made, baked, grown, or raised in BC.

When: 
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Where: Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot – 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Richmond Carvers Society Wood Carving Show

What: Western Canada’s largest carving show, featuring wildlife competitions, including birds, fish, First Nations carving styles, wood turning, auctions, and raffles. Learn all there is to know about carving and see art created before your eyes as carvers showcase their skills. The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild will also feature a woodturning section with multiple categories. Food Bank donations are appreciated.

When: Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, May 26, 2019
Time: 12 to 5 pm (Saturday), 10 to 4 pm (Sunday)
Where: Hugh McRoberts Senior Secondary School – 8980 Williams Road, Richmond
Admission: $2 for adults, students and children are free.

The 2019 Royal Canadian Family Circus

Royal Canadian Family Circus

Royal Canadian Family Circus

What: The internationally-renowned event is kicking off its 2019 Canadian tour with shows across the Lower Mainland.  Expect explosive circus acts like the Flying Cortes Trapeze, the Wheel of Destiny, chair balancing, and aerialists, to name a few.

When: May 24 to 26 in Tsawwassen, May 31 to June 9 (Surrey)
Time: Showtimes vary based on date and location
Where: Tsawwassen Mills (May 24 to 26) – 5000 Canoe Pass Way, Tsawwassen; Guildford Town Centre (May 31 to Jun 9) – 10355 152 Street, Surrey
Tickets: Available online starting at $25 for general admission

Jurassic Quest Vancouver

What: North America’s largest and most realistic Dinosaur event. The exhibit takes guests through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and the Triassic period, giving them a chance to experience what it was like to be among living, breathing dinosaurs. From the very small to the gigantic, Jurassic Quest is the only dinosaur event that has true to life-size dinosaurs – over 80 of them in total.

When: May 24 to May 26, 2019
Time: 3 pm to 8 pm on Friday; 9 am to 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday; 10 am to 7 pm on Monday
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place
Tickets: Available online, prices vary with time and dates selected

FUBAR Roller Jam

What: Friends United Beyond All Race magically transforms Robson Square’s skating rink into a classic roller disco, with family rollerskating, old-school soul, funk and R&B music, and a fun, retro vibe. The event will also feature special performances, face painting, prize draws, 50/50 draws, celebrity DJ’s, Table Tutor advanced DJ students and more. Advanced skaters will also be on site for individual help and instruction. Admission by donation (minimum $10). Proceeds go to Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon.

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
Admission: By donation, minimum $10

2019 European Festival Event

What: The all-day celebration brings communities together, among which are 15 participating cultural societies and an even more multicultural public attendees. The 21st edition of the European Festival will take place at the Vancouver Alpen Club, with concerts, delicious pastries, an on-site restaurant, live performances, marketplace, and more.

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019
Where: Vancouver Alpen Club – 4875 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Tickets: Online, $5, children 12 and under are free

Colour Fest 2019

What: Celebrate the South Asian spring festival of Holi with music, dance and a community Colour war. This is a family friendly event. Tickets are for colour zone access and include Colour packets. Free entry for kids under 12 years (must be accompanied by an adult).

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019
Time: 1 to 4 pm,
Where: Town Centre Park – 1299 Pinetree Way Coquitlam
Tickets: Online, $10

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