7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, February 14

Feb 9 2018, 2:57 am

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Let the love in with our fun list of seven things to do today, Wednesday, February 14. Vancouver Aquarium After Hours, A Swingin’ Valentine’s At The Fox, and more.

And for even more things happening around town check out our events section.

My Funny Valentine at VTSL

  • What: VTSL’s improv comedians will make you LOL with a special Valentine’s Day event: My Funny Valentine. Hosted by none other than Cupid himself along with the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite (aka Venus), it’s an all-out love battle of epic proportions as three ‘improv couples’ duke it out in an audience-inspired competition to prove that love conquers all.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Starting at $10.75 – Tickets available via VTSL

Art classes at Arts Umbrella South Surrey

  • What: A fun, free morning of inspiring classes for young artists ages 2 to 5. Classes include Drawing and Painting, Dress Up Drama, and Mixed Media and Sculpture.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Arts Umbrella South Surrey – The Shops at Morgan Crossing – N116 – 15850 26 Avenue, Surrey
  • Register: Online, Free

Literary Friends Speed Chatting

  • What: Bring two of your favourite books, or movies based on books, that you would love to tell a new friend about. You’ll have five minutes to chat with each person in the room about your favourites and theirs. A librarian will host the event and help you place holds on the new recommended reads. Light refreshments served, space is limited to 12 participants.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Public Library – Cameron Branch – 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby
  • Register: Online, Free

Mason Jennings

  • What: American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mason Jennings is on tour to support his latest release, Wild Dark Metal.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

An Affair To Remember: A Swingin’ Valentine’s At The Fox

  • What: An ultra-swanky evening of live performance, cocktails, and music inspired by vintage Hollywood glamour and Rat Pack-era cool.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15 singles, $75 couples

Catfe Valentine’s Day Speed Dating

Catfe Speed Dating


  • What: The team at Catfé is inviting singles to come on down to their spot in International Village Mall and make a love connection with a fellow feline-lover during their ‘Must Love Cats’ speed dating event. Ticket includes a drink and a cupcake.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 to 9 pm
  • Where: Catfé – Unit #2035 International Village Mall (88 West Pender Street), Vancouver
  • Admission: $15; email [email protected] for reservations

Vancouver Aquarium After Hours Valentine’s Day Edition

  • What: Singles and couples alike are invited to spend Valentine’s Day with a drink in hand while they explore the galleries after dark. Take in the Animal Sex Talk presented by the Aquarium’s head vet, Dr. Martin Haulena, and learn about coral sex, otter love and what positions a shark prefers. There will also be a “naughty puppet show” and alcoholic beverages available for purchase throughout the Aquarium.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $27 for members and $35 for non-members.
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