604 Now

10 Things To Do, Eat, See & Buy In Vancouver This Weekend (Feb. 28-March 1)

Free Ice Skating At Robson Square Ice Rink 2015 - 2016

The sun has been shining, so it’s high time to get out and enjoy it. But the question is, how?

Well, here are 10 things you can do in Vancouver this weekend.


Things To Do This Weekend: Culture

Science World LEGO Exhibit

About: This month, Science World is showcasing some of the world’s tallest buildings through LEGO replicas. Towers of Tomorrow exhibits 20 buildings, ranging from Canadian and Australian landmarks to those in United Arab Emirates.

Date: Now until Monday September 7th, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Biggest Dog Meet-up

Dog meet-up
Photo: Dogs of Vancity / Facebook

About: This weekend, you can surround yourself with hundreds of dogs at Vancouver’s biggest dog meet-up. It’s happening at Trout Lake Beach, where dogs, dog owners and dog lovers alike can join.
Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Time: 12-4 pm
Cost: Free

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: Now until Sunday, June 28, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Shipyards Skating Rink

Shipyards Skating Rink North Vancouver
Photo: City of North Vancouver

About: The new 12,000 square-foot skating rink in North Vancouver’s The Shipyards has opened, so now is a great time to check it out.
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. This is the last weekend Robson Square rink is open.
Date: Now until February 29, 2022
Time: Various
Cost: Free


Things To Do This Weekend: Food & Sales

Vancouver Wine Festival

About: The Vancouver Wine Festival has returned to the city, but this is the last weekend to catch it. There will be wines from 15 countries, including Spain, Italy and France.
Date: Now until Sunday March 1st, 2020
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Hopwired Festival

About: In its third annual year, Hopwired Festival brings together craft beer and artisan coffee brewers to present the most unique specialty beverages.
Date: Saturday February 29th, 2020
Time: 1-6 pm
Cost: Starts at $48.79

Pokey Okey Opening Weekend

pokey okey
Photo: @kevifong/Instagram

About: The Richmond poke shop is expanding with a Burnaby location that is offering the free poke bowls during its opening weekend.
Date: February 29 to March 1
Time: Varies
Cost: Free

Juke Fried Chicken

About: In celebration of the Leap Year, the Vancouver chicken joint is offering a buy-one-get-one-free meal for its Chicken and Waffles.
Date: Saturday, February 29
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

New Westminster Winter Farmers Market

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!


Log in or create an account to save content

Become a local insider