7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, August 21

Aug 4 2018, 5:05 pm

Titanic at Stanley Park, The Fair at the PNE and more in store today! Have fun with these seven events happening in Vancouver on Tuesday, August 21.

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

Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park – Titanic

  • What: Watch Titanic at Stanley Park, part of Evo Summer Cinema Series’ 10th Anniversary. Enjoy the film on a four-story inflatable movie screen. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows  – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: Dusk
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
  • Admission: Free

Powerglove with Runaway Four and 20Six Hundred

  • What: TV game metal legends Powerglove will be playing classic Nintendo tunes with a metal spin on it. Featuring special guests Runaway Four and 20Six Hundred.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $17

CRAFT Caskapalooza 2018

  • What: Caskapalooza is back for another year, so head here for a night of fun, socializing, and sampling – featuring over 30 unique casks. Tickets are $25 and include 12 sample tokens and entertainment.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
  • Time: 4 to 8 pm
  • Where: Craft Beer Market – 85 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Price: $28; buy online

The Fair at the PNE – Free Gate Admission

  • What: Since 1910, millions of guests have enjoyed shows, exhibits, sporting events, amusement rides, concerts, cultural activities and, of course, the annual summer Fair at the PNE. Explore exhibits, enjoy live performances, be thrilled by rides, play games, learn about livestock, shop for treasures, and eat the yummiest food all in one place. YVR is sponsoring FREE Gate Admission for all Guests on August 21 from 11 am to 1 pm.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 1 pm, The Fair is open until late
  • Where: The Fair at the PNE – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Off The Grid

  • What: Musicians perform, improvise and react to other players and the overall sound that is produced. New musicians and listeners are welcome.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Gathering Place – 200 – 2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Exploring opportunities to grow BC tourism

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The Emerald Princess berthed at Vancouver’s Canada Place. (Shutterstock)

  • What: Learn about the data-driven decision-making, trends, and disruptive technologies that are transforming the tourism industry. Hear where the major players in BC’s tourism industry are finding new opportunities for growth and how they are building strong brands. Gain insights into how the tourism industry is reacting to shifting political landscapes – at home and abroad.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 12:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Club – Grand Ballroom 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $69-$138 plus GST

Twilight Tuesdays at Science World

  • What: While school may be out for the summer, there are still ample learning opportunities to be had, thanks to the return of Twilight Tuesdays at Science World. Until August 28, patrons can enjoy extended hours every Tuesday at Science World, from 5 pm to 9 pm, while exploring the exhibits, catching a live science show, or viewing a larger-than-life OMNIMAX film.
  • When: Every Tuesday until August 28, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 9 pm
  • Where: Telus World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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