It’s time to Spring forward this weekend; which means despite the recent snowfall, better weather must be on its way!
There’s a plethora of fun activities and events in store for this weekend, with everything from the arts and shopping markets to festivals and sports.
Festival | Celtic Fest
There will be lots of activities going on to celebrate Celtic traditions. Picture lots of music, dancing, food, and much more. Celebrations kick off Friday, March 10th at various locations across the city.
Theatre | ReFUSE
Check out this amazing performance of theatre, art, music and dance at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Friday, March 10th.
Rugby | HSBC Canada Sevens
Rugby, anyone? The dynamic global sporting event will be taking place at BC Place on Saturday, March 11th. There will also be an epic party afterwards at Commodore Ballroom. And of course, there will be more rugby on Sunday, March 12th.
Nature | Museum of Anthropology
MOA is featuring their ‘Amazonia: The Rights of Nature’ collection. It delves deep into South American cultures and is the perfect indoor activity to do this weekend.
Arts | Red Curtain Arts Series
In Celebration of Canada 150, the Thompson Community Centre is featuring a variety of artistic performances on Saturday, March 11th.
Hockey | Canucks vs. Penguins
Cheer for the Canucks as they face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins this Saturday, March 11th at Rogers Arena.
Nightlife | Insomnia 2017
Check out the Pacific Coliseum this Saturday, March 11th for a dance party featuring Hardwell, Laidback Luke, Ookay, Mark Sixma and Amozfears.
The film festival launched on International Women’s Day and is running until Sunday, March 12th.
Food | KFC Cooking School
It’s the world’s first KFC cooking school and it’s coming to Abbotsford on Sunday, March 12th. Learn to making that finger licking good chicken just like the Colonel himself!
Family-Friendly | VanDusen Botanical Garden
A great activity for the whole family! Admission for kids is free in March for VanDusen Botanical Garden and the Bloedel Conservatory. Get up to two free child admissions with a regular ticket purchased.
Shopping | East Side Flea Market
This is the final weekend of the popular market so don’t miss out on the over 50 local vendors, food trucks, and more.