7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 5

Mar 29 2018, 5:58 pm


One day closer to the weekend. Top up your Thursday with one of our seven events you should check out in Vancouver today, April 5. There’s RENT, the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference, and more.

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

Letterkenny Live!



  • What: The stars of the award-winning CraveTV Original Series, Letterkenny are hitting the road for Letterkenny Live!, a 90-minute comedy experience, starring Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales (Daryl), K Trevor Wilson (Dan), and Mark Forward (Coach). Featuring original sketches as well as original stand-up sets from Wilson and Forward.
  • When: Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8:30 pm
  • Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

MyBizDay – Abbotsford and Surrey

  • What: This Small Business BC series connects entrepreneurs to the province’s leading tools and resources through a mix of educational workshops, networking, and exhibits. This year the education tour will reach communities in the business hubs of Abbotsford and Surrey.
  • When: Thursday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4:15 pm (April 5), 9 am to 3:45 pm (April 25)
  • Where: Tradex – 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
  • Register: Online (Abbotsford), Online (Surrey), Free

DJ Tunez

  • What: Afrobeats pioneer and Wizkid’s official DJ, DJ Tunez brings his inimitable sound to Fortune Sound Club with support from OGA Rossco, Will TOA, and FreekyP.
  • When: Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Vancouver Canucks vs Arizona Coyotes

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks wrap up their home NHL season against the Arizona Coyotes.
  • When: Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Canadian Internet Marketing Conference (CIMC) 2018


  • What: CIMC is providing businesses with the best tools and practices to not just survive, but thrive in the digital marketing wilderness. At this year’s event, you’ll discover how to best navigate the ever-changing digital marketing landscape and learn insider tips from founders, CEOs, marketing specialists, and more, from some of the world’s biggest companies.
  • When: Thursday, April 5 to Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park – 39645 Government Road – Squamish
  • Tickets: $350 – $1,000 – Tickets available via Picatic


  • What: Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop-cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Presented by Renegade Arts Company.
  • When: Now to Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Shop Theatre – 3030 E. Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Gaelynn Lea: In Concert

  • What: Gaelynn has played over 200 shows in 39 states and 6 countries. She has performed in the widest variety of venues imaginable – coffee shops, bars, music festivals, elementary schools, nursing homes, colleges, The House of Blues, Music City Roots, The Kennedy Center, The State Department and even BBC World News. Presented by Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture.
  • When: Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: CBC Studio 700 – 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20, free for personal attendants
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