7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, March 19

Mar 15 2019, 7:18 am

Vancouver International Auto Show, Vancouver Career Fair, and more. Find your fun with these seven great events happening on Tuesday, March 19.

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

The 99th Annual Vancouver International Auto Show

What: Explore 370,000 ft. of event space and see more than 400 vehicles on display. The world’s top brands will be showcasing their latest vehicles, concepts, and technology displays — including many of the leading exotic brands from around the world. Take Instagram photos of every kind of vehicle you could imagine from modified supercars to sedans, electric vehicles, lifted jeeps, trucks, classics, and one-of-a-kind creations. Featured vehicles will include the Genesis Essentia Concept Car, the Felino Supercar, and a throwback to one of the most iconic cars of the 60s and 2000s, the 2020 Toyota Supra.

When: March 19 to 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West — 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Price: $17 – $20 for general admission | $13 students and seniors | $5 kids | $37 to $42 for a family pass — Tickets available via Vancouver International Auto Show website

Spring Break Drop-In: Farm Life

What: Not sure what to do for Spring Break? Bring the kids back in time. Drop in for activities at Heritage Stewart Farm during both weeks of the break Tuesday to Thursday from 12 to 3 pm. Show the kids how people lived in Surrey in the year 1900. Themes will include spring cleaning, activities in the kitchen and old school fun. Pack snacks and boots and remember to charge up your phone to take lots of pictures.

When: March 19 to 21, March 26 to 28, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Rd, Surrey
Admission: Free

Urban Grind 2019 at Harbour Centre

What: The 633-step climb takes place at Vancouver’s Harbour Centre and takes climbers to the tower’s iconic Lookout observation deck. There’s a $5 entry fee to participate as many times as you wish during the day and upon reaching the top, participants receive a free beer and a $5 voucher for the Harbour Centre’s food court.

Dates: March 19 and March 26, 2019
Times: Anytime between 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Location: Harbour Centre (access through lobby at 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)
Cost: $5

Spring Break at the Nature House

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What: ​Get out and enjoy nature this spring break.  The nature house at Burnaby Lake will be open with activities and crafts to help you and your kids get outside and experience spring. All ages.

When: Now to March 22, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Meet at Burnaby Lake Nature House – 4519 Piper Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free

‘The Office’ trivia night at Relish Pub

What: Relish Pub in downtown Vancouver is hosting an ‘Office’ trivia night. Any dedicated ‘Office’ lovers are encouraged to make a reservation for the Tuesday, March 19 event – it’s expected to sell out. Prizes range from liquid items, gift cards, clothing, brewery tours, and concert tickets, with a grand prize to be announced soon.

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: Relish Pub, 888 Nelson Street #G5, Vancouver
Cost: $10/team, pay at the door

Vancouver Career Fair

What: Landsea Tours & Adventures, an award-winning sightseeing and excursion company that offers tours around Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, the Sea to Sky corridor, and Vancouver’s North Shore, is holding a career fair. With outdoor-based positions like mobile guest relationsdriver tour guides, and step-on guides, their full-time jobs give you a unique chance to experience some of BC’s most beautiful scenery.

When: March 19 to 21, 2019 (Vancouver), March 26 to 28, 2019 (Richmond)
Time: 10 am to 5 pm (Vancouver), 11 am to 7 pm (Richmond)
Where: Spaces, Gastown — 151 West Hastings Street 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Floor (Vancouver); Landsea Tours & Adventures head office — 14291 Burrows Road (Richmond)
Admission: Free

Spring Break at the Space Centre

Space Centre

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What: Do you have a young space enthusiast in the family? Join the Space Centre over Spring Break for some special activities and programming focused on “Exploring the Sun” and “Exploring the Moon.” These family-friendly activities will run daily throughout Spring Break. They will also be premiering the film “The Sun: Our Living Star” in the planetarium star theatre.

When: Now to Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: HR MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Admission: Online

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