7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 10

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Looking for something new to do in Vancouver? Here are seven fun events happening on, Wednesday, April 10, including Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival, Chilliwack Tulip Festival, and more.

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The Chilliwack Tulip Festival

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What: The 13th annual Tulips of the Valley Festival, now known as Chilliwack Tulip Festival, has announced its return to Chilliwack for the 2019 season. This year’s festival features more than 6.5 million bulbs. The first two weeks of the flowers will show off 10 varieties of hyacinths, 17 varieties of daffodils, and one-of-a-kind, handmade floral mosaics. Starting after the second weekend, 30 different kinds of tulips will be in bloom, with millions of bulbs in all the colours of the rainbow.

The festival will also offer a number of Instagram-worthy photo ops. Returning this year is the Chilliwack Tulip Festival’s famous windmill, traditional Dutch bicycle, and the famous tulip swing. Other attractions include the Rotary Train during weekends, weekend food trucks, a flower-themed gift shop, and tractor rides.

When: April 10 to May 5, 2019, with possible extension
Time: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 9 am to 7 pm
Where: 41310 Yale Road, Chilliwack
Tickets: Online

The Good Bride

What: Inspired by true events, this contemporary one-woman comedy finds a spunky 15-year-old Quiverfull Christian girl named Maranatha made to wait alone, day after day, for the arrival of her 28-year-old groom. With hilarious and heartbreaking naivety, she anticipates her nuptials and forthcoming wedding bed while confessing her teenage desires to a God she loves without question. But as she waits longer and longer for her prince to come, will her faith uphold?

When: Wednesday, April 10 to Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online


What: TechExit.io, entering its second annual year, educates technology entrepreneurs and investors on how to navigate through acquisitions, mergers, and exits. Attendees will learn the optimal way to pursue a tech exit, react to acquisition interest, and move quickly, should consolidation start to take place in your industry. The event also includes an extensive lineup of speakers and experts, including company founders and their C-teams, VCs, angel investors, and advisors from legal, tax, and investment banking.

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 7:45 am to 4:45 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online from $795 to $895

Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival 2019

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What: North America’s largest festival of snow sports, music, arts and mountain culture, après-ski, and much more. Taking place over five action-packed days, the festival is set to feature the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Monster Energy Boarderstyle World Championships, and the Ski and Snowboard Big Air. The festival also features a variety of creative showdowns including the CLIF Intersection in Association with Protect Our Winters Canada, Swatch 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown, and the Pro Photographer Showdown.

Listen to live music as you party during the WSSF Outdoor Concert Series which brings in big names in the music scene to get you dancing. WSSF continues after dark at bars throughout Whistler where you can check out live bands and DJs every night from April 10 to 14.

When: Wednesday, April 10 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Times: Various times
Where: Whistler, British Columbia
Tickets: Ticket prices vary, purchase online

Cherry Docs

What: Danny is an ambitious Jewish defense lawyer who believes in the common good. When he is assigned the case of an unrepentant neo-Nazi accused of murder, Danny finds himself defending the life of a man who wishes him dead. Are there limits to forgiveness?

When: Various dates from now to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Alice in Chains

What: Seattle rock legends Alice in Chains perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre with special guests.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Acorn x Mayne Island Brewing Co. Special Dinner

What: The Acorn presents an exclusive, limited seating six-course dinner in collaboration with Mayne Island Brewing. All dinner items are unique to this event and will not be available on The Acorn’s regular menu.

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: arrival 6:30 pm, dinner at 7 pm
Where: The Acorn – 3995 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online