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

Apr 19 2018, 5:57 pm

One more day to Friday! We’re here to help get you there with our rundown of seven fun events to checkout in Vancouver today, Thursday, April 26. Tacofino Beer Dinner Series, West Vancouver Spring Carnival, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

West Vancouver Spring Carnival

Richmond spring carnival

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  • What: West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada will be making a stop at the Ambleside Park. They’ll be setting up shop with a massive selection of rides, games, and traditional carnival eats. And no, it’s never too early in the day to have a cotton candy.
  • When: Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Time: Can be found online, vary by date and weather
  • Where: Ambleside Park – 1150 Marine Dr, West Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available on-site

Wild Child 

  • What: Wild Child from Austin, Texas brings the Expectations Tour to Fox Cabaret with special guests.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Giggles & Gags

  • What: Giggles & Gags is jam-packed with sketches, parodies of favourite songs, satires of West Coast culture, and more. Funds raised will go towards for Vancouver’s Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: PAL Studio Theatre – 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $26

Cove Rat Comedy Show

  • What: Rachel Schaefer and Shawn Lawrence host a new comedy night at The Raven Pub in Deep Cove. Featuring Randee Neumeyer, Ben Fawcett, Ed Konyha, Jenny Toews, Sean McDonnell, Ryan Williams, Shawn Lawrence, and headliner Darcy Boon Collins.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Raven Pub – 1060 Deep Cove Rd Lwr, North Vancouve
  • Tickets: $5

Blindside – Stephanie Morin-Robert

  • What: One-eyed comedic performer Stephanie Morin-Robert has turned her glass eye into a superpower, recounting her early life with a disability. A daring and honest one-woman show that has had sold-out performances across Canada and Europe, Blindside takes a closer look at how this interdisciplinary artist overcame her obstacles.
  • When: Thursday, April 26 to Saturday, April 28, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Theatrewire; $25

Tacofino Beer Dinner Series: Strange Fellows Brewing

Tacofino food events

Tacofino and Strange Fellows Brewing is teaming up for a dinner this month.

  • What: Strange Fellows Brewing and Tacofino are teaming up for a 5-course dinner at the taco spot’s Hastings Sunrise location.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm to 11 pm
  • Where: Tacofino Hastings – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $50 per person; buy online

ChefmeetsBCGrape – Vancouver

  • What: Dive into the largest sampling of BC wines in Western Canada, offering hundreds of premium BC VQA wines in a walk-around tasting. Pair these wines with small plates prepared by top chefs from renowned local restaurants. Participate and vote along with celebrity judges for your favourite local wine and food pairing.
  • When: Thursday, 26, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver – 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $90 per person; buy online
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