10 Things To Do, Eat, See & Buy In Vancouver This Weekend (Jan. 17-19)

Travel & Outdoors
Canyon Lights

As we are all well aware, there’s a lot of snow outside, but that shouldn’t stop up from getting out and enjoying it! If you’re at loss for things to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

Here are 10 things you can do in Vancouver this weekend.

Things To Do This Weekend: Winter Events

Lights At Lafarge 2019

About: Coquitlam’s largest free outdoor light display features a 1.2 km trail of lights that circles the Lafarge Lake. You’ll find a garden, friendly creatures and food vendors during its last weekend.
Date: November 30, 2019 to Monday, January 20, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Free

Capilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Lights 2019

About: Everyone knows about the Capilano Suspension Bridge, but the park is something else during this wintry season. The park features some of the tallest natural Christmas trees, in the world.
Date: November 22, 2019 – Sunday, January 26, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Cost: Various

Things To Do This Weekend: Culture

Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life: Emily Carr Exhibit

About: Through Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life, you’ll get an inside look into the art of Emily Carr and her female contemporaries.
Date: December 7, 2019 – Sunday, June 28, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Shipyards Skating Rink

Shipyards Skating Rink North Vancouver

Photo: City of North Vancouver

About: After a long wait and much anticipation, the new 12,000 square-foot skating rink in North Vancouver’s The Shipyards has opened, so now is as great of a time to check it out as any.
Date: Open Daily
Time: Various
Cost: Free ($7 rentals for adults, $5 for children)

Robson Square Ice Rink

About: With the winter season upon us, now is the perfect time to enjoy Vancouver’s downtown ice rink. The Robson Square rink is open until February 29 and is free for all.
Date: Now until February 29, 2022
Time: Various
Cost: Free

Show Me The Monte

About: Catch the latest in bridal fashion with a fashion show, hosted by Everything But the Groom Bridal Boutique and Forever Yours Lingerie. Show Me the Monte is an evening for bride-to-be’s to meet the show’s Atlanta host Monte Durham.
Date: Friday January 17th, 2020
Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $29 – $59

Things To Do This Weekend: Food & Sales

Free Popcorn For Cineplex National Popcorn Day

About: In celebration of National Popcorn Day, Cineplex locations across Canada are giving away free popcorn for all Scene members.
Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Free

Dine Out Vancouver Festival

About: The annual event is an opportunity to get Vancouverites out and enjoying its culinary treats. Check out the many participating restaurants and dig in.
Date: Friday, January 17 – February 2, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Infinity Play

About: Infinity is a surprising, funny and revelatory new play about love, sex and – math.
Date: Jan 7, 2020 – Sunday, January 19, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm & 2 pm
Cost: From $26

H Tasting Lounge Winterlust Dome Pop-Up

About: Coal Harbour’s H Tasting Lounge is hosting an exclusive one-of-a-kind experience where you and your squad can dine on their outdoor patio, in a “chic snow globe” next to the fire.
Time: December 13th to Sunday, January 19, 2020
Cost: $200 minimum order (up to 6 people)

New Westminster Winter Farmers Market

Fraser Valley / Outdoor Date

About: The New West Farmers Market’s winter market is back. Expect to see a wide variety of produce, plants, crafts and live entertainment.
Date: November 2, 2019 to Saturday, April, 18, 2020
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

To find more great events to check out in Vancouver, explore our Events section!

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