A Roller Disco & 21 More Events To Not Miss In Vancouver This Easter Weekend

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This Easter long weekend is jam-packed with Vancouver events to take advantage of. From a tulip festival to the massive Surrey Vaisakhi parade, here are 22 Metro Vancouver events to check out over the next few days.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Easter Weekend

Friday, April 19

Chilliwack Tulip Festival

Chilliwack Tulip Festival

Photo: @mary._.del / Instagram

About: Back for its 13th year, the festival opened on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019, featuring more than 6.5 million bulbs.
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Canadian Artists and France

About: Looking at the significance that French art and culture has held for Canadian artists over the past 120 years, this exhibition of works from the Gallery’s collection focuses on influences of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Surrealism on Canadian artists during the first half of the twentieth century.
Cost: Various
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Haida Now

About: Guest curated by Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones in collaboration with Viviane Gosselin, Co-curator and Director of Collections & Exhibitions at MOV, this exhibition features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
Cost: $9 – $19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Photo: yuanxizhou / 604 Now Flickr Pool

About: Running from Thursday April 4th – Sunday, April 28th, experience Mother Nature’s representation of romance, fragility, and growth all rolled into one.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

About: Created by the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature, is “an interactive and immersive exhibition that exposes and explains the mathematical patterns that abound in the natural world”.
Cost: Free – $25
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Craft Cycle Vancouver Beer Tour

About: Vancouver Beer Bike Tour, hosted by Canadian Craft Tours, is an exciting way to travel between some of North Vancouver’s most popular breweries.
Cost: $45
Time: Various

Easter at the Vancouver Aquarium

About: Take part in their Easter scavenger hunt, and discover which animal uses its mouth as an egg incubator, which fish’s eggs are laid in their very own ‘purse’ and more!
Cost: Free – $38
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Plenty Warehouse Sale

Plenty Warehouse Sale

Photo: @getplenty / Instagram

About: Shoppers can expect to take advantage of 60% – 90% off original retail prices. There will be new stock added daily, including women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, and shoes.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Stanley Park Easter Train

About: Running from Thursday, April 18th – Monday, April 22nd, hop on the train for an egg-citing Easter ride through the forest and look for cotton-tailed inhabitants.
Cost: Free – $16
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tsawwassen Carnival

About: Running from Thursday, April 18th – Monday, April 22nd, 2019, visitors can expect plenty of rides, fair games, and delicious bites.
Cost: Various
Time: 3:00 p.m.

Grouse Mountain Full Moon & New Moon Tours

Photo: MarkDonovanVancouver / Flickr

About: It’s your chance to explore the mountains after dark, while the snowshoe guides take you on a journey to their favourite places to explore the night sky.
Cost: $25
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Vancouver Tattoo And Culture Show

About: Not only will you get the see amazing artwork, you’ll get the chance to meet the diverse personalities that drive the tattoo industry.
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 20

Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

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Photo: BC NDP / Flickr

About: The massive parade shattered records by attracting over 400,000 people last year. Each year, hundreds of local business and individual families present free food offerings to the crowd in celebration of the parade.
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Burnaby Mountain Golf Festival

About: Come out for free golf clinics, custom club fitting, demo days, prizes and fun for the whole family.
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Live Flamenco on Granville Island

About: The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic.
Cost: $14.10
Time: Various

Cypress Hill 4/20 Vancouver Concert

Cypress Hill

Photo: @cypresshill / Instagram

About: This year’s 4/20 celebration at Sunset Beach is going to include a legendary hip-hop group. Cypress Hill will be performing a free show at Vancouver’s 4/20 event.
Cost: Free
Time: TBA

Bike The Blossoms

About: Join the annual ride under the city’s mesmerizing kanzan canopy on Saturday, April 20th, 2019. It’ll take place at the South Side of John Hendry Park (Trout Lake).
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pop Up Roller Disco

About: The skate will take place from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Robson Square Skating Rink. DJ K-Tel will be spinning the best funk, pop, soul, R&B and rock hits to get your booty moving.
Cost: $10 – $15
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

About: Starting at 6:00 p.m., adults will enjoy an easter egg hunt with local food, beverages, a petting zoo, and live music.
Cost: $55
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 21

Easter at the Market

Easter For SurreyAbout: Meet at the Easter Headquarters by the Cheshire Cheese Restaurant to discover different vendors on the Retail level, while collecting Easter eggs.
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Easter For Surrey

About: The Easter Celebrations, which take place at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., will be full of family fun that includes a non-traditional church service filled with great music, programming for kids and an uplifting message by Lead Pastor, Josh Loeve.
Cost: Free
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Monday, April 22

Easter Festival

Easter FestivalAbout: A day of art, games, and fun, the youth leaders at YIV are hosting a fun Easter Festival at the Academy of Modern Art (AOMA) for a worthy cause.
Cost: $10
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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