7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 26

Oct 23 2017, 5:46 pm

One day closer to the weekend! Get your Thursday started with our list of seven things to do around Vancouver, including Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Fall Home Show, and more.

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

Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals

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  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Washington Capitals on October 26 at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Fall Home Show

  • What: This year’s Vancouver Fall Home Show is an event you don’t want to miss with stars from HGTV Canada, 325+ trusted brands, and much more. The event will be taking place from October 26 to 29 and it’s a place where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration will unite.
  • When: October 26 to 29, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Adults $16 each, buy tickets online

Spark Animation

  • What: A film festival, conference, business symposium, and job fair celebrating excellence in animation from around the world. Highlights include a spotlight on France features and shorts, Opening Night film The Breadwinner, and legendary animator Glen Keane
  • When: October 26 to 29, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street), Vancouver Convention Centre (999 Canada Place), and Scotiabank Theatre (900 Burrard Street)
  • Tickets: Online

Chris Liebing

  • What: Between curating one of the most respected labels exploring the heavier end of the Techno spectrum (CLR) to hosting the podcast of the same name between 2009 to 2015, Chris has been a global ambassador and exposed millions of listeners to the greatest DJs and producers the international Techno scene has to offer.
  • When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities– 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35

Art Of Leadership


  • What: The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in a place of inspirational interaction. The conference is built around the stories, ideas, discoveries and collaborative moments that drive achievement. The 47th US Vice President Joe Biden headlines alongside Canadian anchor and author Amanda Lang, author and Executive Creative Director formerly with Cirque du Soleil Welby Altidor, and New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Tasha Eurich and Vince Molinaro.
  • When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $499-$1249 plus gst

WorkSpace III

  • What: Amber Funk Barton and her contemporary dance company – the response. – return to the Shadbolt for the third installment of their WorkSpace series. Inspired by memories, past relationships and the relativity of time, WorkSpace III will endeavor to embody these ideas to a curated playlist of pop music.
  • When: October 26 to 28
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where:  Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$36

Brews for Bright Futures 2017

  • What: On Thursday, October 26 you can help support the Learning Disabilities Association of Vancouver (LDAV) and help raise funds by attending its 2017 Brews for Bright Futures annual fundraiser. You’ll get a complimentary beer and a burger with your ticket. It’s a great opportunity to get together with family and friends to support a great cause. There will also be music, a giant crossword puzzle, games, prizes, and a silent auction happening, too.
  • When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: London Pub – 700 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Ptice: $25 – Tickets available via Eventbrite, by emailing [email protected] or calling (604) 873-8139