604 Now

20 Awesome Events In Metro Vancouver This Week (February 19-23)


Photo: Doug Farmer / 604 Now Flickr Pool

The temperature outside may be dropping fast but the fun is just heating up!

From lantern festivals to concerts, here are 20 awesome events taking place in metro Vancouver this week.

Events In Vancouver This Week


Monday, February 19

Riding | Shred For The Cause

Every Monday from January 22nd to March 26th, ladies pay a $15 donation to ski and ride from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $5 from every lift ticket will be going to The Bloom Group. Normal prices range from $18 – $33.

Exhibition | The Fabric of Our Land

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC with the Musqueam Indian Band present the remarkable new exhibition The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving. It’s on display from Sunday, November 19th – Sunday, April 15th, 2018. Curated by Susan Rowley in collaboration with Salish weavers, this exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the past 200 years of Salish wool weaving.

Skating | Robson Square Ice Rink


The Robson Square Ice Rink is open this weekend and will host free skates daily until Wednesday, February 28th, 2018. Skating is free for all ages. Those who own their own skates are welcome to use them. Skate rentals are $4, and rentals end 30 minutes before closing time. Furthermore, helmets are mandatory for children 12 and under. Robson Square Ice Rink will offer rentals and accept cash only.

Music | Monday Eve Jazz

Enjoy an intimate evening of flute/piano stylings with guest artist Attila Fias (piano/keys) from Toronto with Vancouver’s Jeremy Price (flutes).

Movie | Brown Girl Begins

Brown Girl Begins is an afrofuturist feature film about a young black woman who is trapped in a world forced upon her. Ti-Jeanne, a reluctant priestess, must resurrect Caribbean spirits and survive the possession ritual that killed her mother, or her people will die. See it this week at Vancity Theatre.

Tuesday, February 20

Music | Musical Bingo

VancouverTake part in musical bingo at Railway Stage and Beer Café this Tuesday. The event is 19+ and starts at 7:00 p.m.

Dinner | Fuggles & Warlock Brewmaster’s Dinner

Love beer? Enjoy local food? If you said yes, then this dinner is for you! The Fuggles & Warlock Brewmaster’s Dinner takes place this week on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

Hockey | Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks host the Colorado Avalanche this week at Rogers Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Choir | #InstantChoir in East Van

VancouverYou’re invited to sing I’m Gonna Be Myself by The Sheepdogs as an instant choir! The melody and harmony parts will be taught and you do not need to read music or have any
singing/musical experience!

Laughs | Full Pint Comedy

It only cost you $5 to see top touring comedians you’ve seen on Just For Laughs, CBC, The Comedy Network, and back at their first show: Kings Head Comedy.


Wednesday, February 21

Decor | BC Home and Garden Show 2018

BC Home and Garden show
Photo: Allison Kuhl; Reformation

The BC Home and Garden Show is back at BC Place this week from Wednesday, February 21st – Sunday, February 25th, 2018. ind your style with help from Canada’s biggest names in home improvement, plus more than 425 trusted brands.

Exercise | New Year’s Tai Chi Classes

Learn safe & simple movements, basic training, concepts and theory, culminating in the introductory “18-Form” set. Participate in this week’s class at Coal Harbour Community Centre.

Concert | Dashboard Confessional

Dashboard Confessional perform at the Commodore Ballroom this Wednesday night. Tickets are $39.50.

Thursday, February 22

Movie | Get Out

Photo: Get Out / Facebook

Watch Jordan Peele’s thrilling Get Out at the Rio Theatre this week on Thursday, February 22nd. Tickets range from $10-$12.


Friday, February 23

Lanterns | Lanterns In The Garden

Lanterns in the Garden
Photo: Lanterns in the Garden / Facebook

Guests will go back in time to enjoy an authentic and traditional Yuanxiao festival. It marks the end of the New Year celebrations and also the first full moon day in the Lunar Calendar, which symbolizes the coming spring. The festival started since more than 2000 years ago and had become a festival with significance.

Concert | Winter Jazz

Coastal Jazz and Granville Island present a free concert series featuring seven local and international groups. They include Scandinavian jazz quintet Atomic, bassist Jodi Proznick, singer-songwriter Marin Patenaude, roots rockers the Sumner Brothers, vocalist Alicia Hansen, Thelonious Monk-inspired jazzers Monk’s Music, and indie fave Jasper Sloan Yip. It all takes place from Friday, February 23rd – Sunday, February 25th, 2018.

Wrestling | WWE

Photo: Jinder Mahal / Facebook

WWE will visit Rogers Arena on the “Road to WrestleMania” this week on Friday, February 23rd, 2018. Superstars expected to perform include The Shield, Samoa Joe, Braun Strowman, and many more.

Film | Vancouver Badass Film Festival

The Vancouver Badass Film Festival comes to town this week on Friday, February 23rd. It will feature the best in new genre cinema from Vancouver and around the world, interactive sessions with filmmakers and exciting live performances.

Gala | Small Business BC Awards Gala

Photo: Small Business BC / Facebook

he Small Business BC Awards Gala will bring together over 600 small business owners, supporters, providers and government officials to network at a glittering reception and enjoy a three-course dinner, as we announce the winners of this year’s awards. Tickets are $109.

Concert | Elderbrook

Electronica artist Elderbrook performs at Fortune Sound Club. Tickets are $15.

Log in or create an account to save content

Become a local insider