7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, May 30

May 23 2019, 10:43 pm

Time flies when you’re having fun! From House of Vans to Colin Mochrie, here are seven fun events to check out in Vancouver on Thursday, May 30.

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

Colin Mochrie with Vancouver TheatreSports

Colin Mochrie

Colin Mochrie/VTSL

What: Canadian comedy icon Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports alumnus, and star of Whose Line is it Anyway, returns this Spring for three laugh-packed performances to benefit VTS and the Colin Mochrie Scholarship Fund. Includes two shows at The Improv Centre and a performance at the Vogue Theatre.

When: Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31, 2019 (The Improv Centre), Saturday, June 1, 2019 (Vogue Theatre)
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver, Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Thursday Wine Dinners at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

What: Boulevard Executive General Manager and Wine Director JP Potters launch Boulevard’s ‘La Paulée’-styled dinner series.

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $125; purchase by calling 604-642-2900

Tacofino Hastings X Strathcona Brewing Company Collaborative Dinner

What: This collab dinner offers two seatings at 6 and 8:30 pm where guests will enjoy a five-course menu with beer pairings.

When: May 30, 2019
Time: 6 to 10:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Commissary – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online




What: It’s been five years since the Goddess of Pop last toured across North America, but that all changes this spring with Cher’s aptly named Here We Go Again Tour. The tour came on the heels of Cher’s successful appearance in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and the release of her new album, “Dancing Queen.”

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

House of Vans — Vancouver

What:  You can enjoy skating at a custom indoor skatepark designed in partnership with the skateboard community, listen to live music, check out art installations, join a workshop, play games (ring toss, anyone?), and much more. From May 30 to June 2, Vans will be bringing their legendary House of Vans pop-up to Vancouver — for the first time ever. Taking place at the Harbour Event Centre, the densely-packed, four-day celebration is somewhere that you can let your imagination loose and find creative inspiration around every corner.

When: May 30 to June 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Harbour Event Centre — 750 Pacific Boulevard
Admission: Free

Snotty Nose Rez Kids with DJ Kookum

What: Juno-nominated and Canadian First Nations hip hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids perform at Fortune Sound Club with Dj Kookum, Kimmortal, My Name Is Junk and Erica Dee.

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Last Podcast On The Left

What: Last Podcast on the Left barrels headlong into all things horror. Hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski cover dark subjects spanning Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves, Jonestown, iconic hauntings, the history of war crimes, and more. Whether it’s cults, killers, or cryptid encounters, Last Podcast on the Left laughs into the abyss that is the dark side of humanity.

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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