It’s back to the week and there’s no shortage of things to check out!
From dancing to live comedy, here are 22 awesome events to check out in metro Vancouver this week.
Events In Metro Vancouver This Week
Monday, January 26
Skating | Robson Square Ice Rink
The Robson Square Ice Rink is ready to wrap up for the year this week. It’s slated to host free skates until Wednesday, February 28th, 2018.
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.
Concert | Brockhampton
American band Brockhampton performs at the Vogue Theatre. Tickets are $27.25.
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.
Concert | Bully
Rock band Bully performs at the Biltmore Cabaret. Tickets are $11.
Tuesday, January 27
Brewery | Backcountry Brewing Tap Takeover
Backcountry Brewing is coming to Vancouver to stage a guest tap takeover at Bells and Whistles that spotlights brews such as Ridgerunner Pilsner, Widowmaker IPA, Trailbreaker Pale Ale, Secret Handshake IPA and its Imperial Stout. The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Concert | Starset
Starset takes to the stage at the Rickshaw theatre on Tuesday, February 27th. They’ll be joined by guests Palisades, Grabbitz, and Year of the Locust. Tickets are $22.50.
Comedy | Full Pint Comedy
Enjoy hilarious laughs and beers from Granville Island’s delicious list of rotating taps at Full Pint Comedy. Tickets are $5.
Wednesday, January 28
Hockey | Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks host the New York Rangers at Rogers Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Exercise | New Year’s Tai Chi Classes
Get active and moving with Chen’s Tai Chi. Classes take place at Coal Harbour Community Centre every Wednesday.
Concert | Ty Dolla $ign
Ty Dolla $ign brings his Don’t Judge Me Tour to Vancouver to perform at the Vogue Theatre. Tickets are $40.
Concert | Shamir
American pop singer Shamir performs at the Biltmore Cabaret. Tickets are $18.50.
Thursday, March 1
Travel | India as a Maharaja
A travel expert and leading travel writer/photographer takes you through must-see India sites for first-time visitors. Enjoy tales and tips for navigating vibrant Delhi, exploring the Taj Mahal, tracking tigers in Ranthambore National Park and much more.
Food | East Coast Boil
Calling all East Coasters and seafood lovers!!! Don’t miss the boat to the famous East Coast Boil. Your ticket includes free Alexander Keiths, mountain of fresh East Coast seafood, live music by The Sheets, Screech In ceremony, and dinner. Tickets are $33.99.
Comedy | JFL NorthWest Festival
Bill Burr (F Is for Family), Trevor Noah (The Daily Show), and Jay Pharoah (SNL) are just a couple of the big names coming to the JFL NorthWest festival in 2018. It takes place from Thursday, March 1st – Saturday, March 10th, with shows taking place at numerous venues across the city.
Dance | Vancouver International Dance Festival
The Vancouver International Dance Festival kicks off on March 1st. See a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally-celebrated artists and local favourites.
Friday, March 2
Dancing | Vancity International SBK Festival
The Vancity International SBK (Salsa Bachata Kizomba) Festival is back in town from Friday, March 2nd – Sunday, March 4th, 2018.
Over 100+ performers, multi-time world champions, so-you-think-you-can-dance choreographers and international and world renowned instructors from around the globe will share their dance techniques with attendees, treat you to live performances every night and maybe even steal you away for a dance.
Fashion | South Asian Fashion Week
South Asian Fashion Week was created to represent the intersection of East meets West – to discover and inspire through the fine balance of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary in womenswear, menswear and accessories. It takes place at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver from Friday, March 2nd – Sunday, March 4th, 2018.
Performance | Sean McCann
Séan McCann’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea. See him live this Friday at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. Tickets start at $15.
Trucks | Monster Jam
Are you ready?! Monster Jam, the most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today, returns to Vancouver on Friday, March 2nd, 2018.
Dance | Shen Wei Dance Arts
Making their Western Canadian premiere, Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents the internationally acclaimed Shen Wei Dance Arts.
You can catch it on Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd at the Vancouver Playhouse. Widely celebrated for their mesmerizing movement, striking beauty, and elegant expression, Shen Wei Dance Arts will leave an indelible impression.
Fundraiser | SFU Relay For Life
Relay For Life is a fun team event that aims to celebrate cancer survivors, provide hope to those currently fighting cancer, and honour loved ones who lost their lives as a result of cancer. At Relay For Life, they walk to raise funds that go towards world-class research, services for patients and their families, cancer prevention initiatives and advocacy on important cancer-related issues. Catch this event at SFU from 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.