7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, December 27

Dec 18 2018, 10:35 pm

The year is almost finished, so don’t let your days go to waste! Check out these seven fun things to do in Vancouver today, Thursday, December 27! Thievery Corporation, Holiday Break at The Space Centre, and more.

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

Thievery Corporation

What: Electronic music duo Thievery Corporation brings their Treasures From The Temple Tour to the Commodore with special guests The Suffers.

When: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Glow Christmas

What: Glow Christmas brightens up Langley’s Milner Village Garden Centre with over 500,000 lights spanning 103,000-sq-ft of holiday magic. The display will feature four different light gardens, food trucks (and bar!), over 40 vendors, and – the cherry on top – a 210-foot musical light tunnel.

When: Select dates to January 19, 2019
Time: 4 to 10 pm
Where: Milner Village Garden Centre – 6690 216 St, Langley
Tickets: Available online, $8.99 to $39.99. Kids under 3 are free.

IIHF World Junior Championship: Russia vs Denmark and Switzerland vs Canada

What: The World Juniors continue with Russia versus Denmark and Switzerland against Canada in a double-header at Rogers Arena.

When: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 1 pm (RUS vs. DEN), 5 pm (SUI vs. CAN)
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Spirit of Christmas at Sea to Sky Gondola

What: Discover the magic of Christmas 2,800 feet above sea level, in a forest strewn with fairy lights. Enjoy live entertainment, sing carols, enjoy cocoa by the fire, and take in views to fill you with the joy of the season.

When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Sea to Sky Gondola -36800 BC-99, Squamish
Tickets: Online

Pay What You Can Nights in December at Museum of Vancouver

What: Learn something new about the city this holiday season at the Museum of Vancouver. Experience MOV’s exhibitions including Haida Now: A Visual Feat of Innovation and Tradition, Wild Things: The Power of Nature in our Lives and in/flux: Art of Korean Diaspora.

When: Thursday, December 27 to Saturday, December 29, 2018
Time: 5 to 8 pm (Thursday), 5 to 9 pm (Friday and Saturday)
Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Admission: Pay what you can

Arts Club Theatre Company presents: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast / Arts Club Theatre

What: A tale as old as time returns to Vancouver this holiday season. The Arts Club Theatre Company presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Stanley Industrial Alliance stage. Watch the magic behind the castle walls come alive in this brilliant adaptation of the Academy Award-winning animated film.

When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2019
Times: Various showtimes, check website for details
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage — 2750 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online, starting at $39

Holiday Break at The Space Centre

What: This holiday season head to the Space Centre and celebrate David Saint-Jacques, the latest Canadian astronaut heading to space. David will travel to the International Space Station on his first mission “Perspective” this December. He will spend six months in space doing experiments and operating the Canadarm2.

Learn how David will live on the space station, how he will eat, where he will sleep, and what experiments he’ll be doing in micro-gravity during our live science demonstrations. Create your own mission patch, just like David did, and make mini astronaut figurines to take home.

When: Wednesday, December 26 to Sunday, January 6, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: HR MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

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