10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, May 27

May 24 2018, 7:12 am

Start your Sunday with an exciting event in Vancouver today, Sunday, May 27! Veg Expo, Como Lake Fishing Derby, Vancouver Pop-Up Roller Disco, and more – have fun!

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

Veg Expo 2018

Veg Expo

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  • What: The fifth annual Veg Expo is literally going to be the sustainable food event of the year, featuring more than 200 local and international exhibitors. Explore the many aisles filled with tasty veggie and vegan treats, and enjoy all of the samples along the way. Be inspired by speakers like documentary producer and writer Kip Anderson, vegan tri-athlete, Dom Thompson, as well as the first ever vegan bikini pro, Samantha Shorkey. And get insiders tips as you watch cooking demos led by celeb chef Mike Brown of Heirloom restaurant.
  • When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $16; buy online (+ get 2-for-1 tickets when you use the promo code DAILYVEG at checkout)

UnCommon Power

  • What: The annual ARC Building’s Group Show, Uncommon Power, features visual art, design, performancem, and live music from ARConians past and present.
  • When: Now to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Arc – 1701 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: By donation

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 at this free event. Food Bank donations are appreciated.
  • When: Saturday, May 26 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • WhereHugh McRoberts Senior Secondary School – 8980 Williams Road, Richmond
  • Admission: Free


  • What: ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET. Set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War, this raw and immersive play examines love, abandonment, and the dire cost of combat. Directed by Chelsea Haberlin.
  • When: Now to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Parker Art Salon

  • What: Now in its fourth year, the Parker Art Salon is a unique exhibition showcasing the work of more than 60 fine artists at Vancouver’s 1000 Parker Street Studios.
  • When: Now to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Parker Street Studios – 1000 Parker Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$50

CodeDay Vancouver

Image: CodeDay

  • What: CodeDay is a worldwide event where programmers come together to build apps and games for 24 straight hours. The event is open to not just student programmers, but individuals of any other background and skill level. Complete rookies, seasoned veterans, HTML, C++, CodeDay is open to all. Because the event runs overnight, participants will have the option to sleep over at the venue or, more realistically, code through the night.
  • When: Saturday, May 26 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm the following day.
  • Where: Location to be announced
  • Tickets: Online

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market

  • What: Shoppers are invited to amble over and pick up some afternoon picnic supplies, groceries for the week, and Sunday dinner fixings from over 25 farms and producers. Each week you’ll find a fresh selection of just-picked seasonal fruits and veggies, ethically-raised meats & sustainable seafood, artisanal bread and prepared foods, craft beer, wine, and spirits, handmade craft, and coffee and food trucks.
  • When: Every Sunday from Sunday, May 27 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Dude Chilling Park – 2390 Brunswick Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Pop-Up Roller Disco

  • What: Hosted by Roller Skate Vancouver, Vancouver Pop-Up Roller Disco features live music by DJ K-Tel and funky tunes blasting all evening long. Skate rentals will be available for $10 a pair and are first come, first-served. The event is open to anyone, age 16 and older.
  • When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 9 pm
  • Where: Robson Square Rink
  • Admission: $10 at the door

Como Lake Fishing Derby

  • What: This family-oriented event attracts hundreds of children and their families who have a chance to earn dozens of prizes provided by local businesses. Bring your own rod, reel and bait. Enjoy a pancake breakfast provided by the Kinsmen Club.
  • When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 7 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Como Lake – 700 Gatensbury St, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Exploring Vancouver Chinatown’s Ever-changing Cultural Landscape

  • What: Join John Atkin, Bob Sung & Hayne Wai on a walking tour exploring Chinatown’s unique and ever-changing cultural landscape in relation to the past, present, and future. The tour group will meet at the Chinese Cultural Centre. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately. Presented by Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC & Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society.
  • When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 1 pm
  • Where: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver – 50 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: By donation


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