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20 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Weekend (January 11-13)

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Another week is officially in the books. From glow parties to concerts, here are 20 Metro Vancouver Events to check out this weekend.

Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, January 11

Ric Flair

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About: The wrestling legend will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre with guest moderator Jimmy “The Mouth of the South” Hart to bring pro wrestling’s greatest stories to life with the Off the Top Rope tour.
Cost: $34.50 – $79.50
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Surrey International Lantern Festival

About: Hosted by the Canadian Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, the festival is described as a “large-scale cultural event”.
Cost: $12 – $79.95
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Canyon Lights

Canyon Lights Tour
Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

About: The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are being transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment.
Cost: Free – $46.95
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Body Language

About: Guest curator Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation traces the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment.
Cost: Free – $26
Time: 10:00 a.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.

Vanhoover Pony Expo

Photo: My Little Pony Game / Facebook

About: Vanhoover Pony Expo is a three-day family-friendly celebration of the community surrounding My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
Cost: Starting at $55
Time: Various

Glow Christmas Light Garden & Market

About: Bring together the people you love to stroll, laugh and play with under their twinkling lights. Glow’s playgrounds and interactive features will entertain the kids for hours, while the illuminated sculptures are the perfect backdrop for selfies and holiday family photos.
Cost: Free – $71.99
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Harrison Hot Springs Winter Light Festival

About: Harrison Hot Springs is going to overflow with holiday cheer this year with a new winter light festival called Lights on the Lake, the Christmas Tree Trail, a Cabin Style New Year’s celebration and much more!
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Lights at Lafarge

Jingle Bells Night
Photo: City of Coquitlam – Municipality / Facebook

About: The route will take visitors through a dazzling 1.2 kilometres of festive lights with ten themed zones. This family-friendly event is free to attend and is located near the Lafarge Lake SkyTrain station.
Cost: Free
Time: Dusk – 11:00 p.m.

Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink

About: Skating is free for all ages. Those who own their own skates are welcome to use them. Skate rentals are $5 and rentals end 30 minutes before closing time.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Women’s Personal Safety Workshops

Women’s Personal Safety Workshops
Photo: Vancouver Police Department / Facebook

About: The tactics taught are designed to be easily learned and remembered by women who have no prior training.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Vancouver Glow Party

About: Attendees will experience high-energy music, CO2 shows and laser lights, creating the perfect party atmosphere.
Cost: $10 – $20
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Still Woozy

About: Still Woozy performs at the Biltmore Cabaret
Cost: Starting at $13
Time: 7:00 p.m.

UBC Concerto Competition

About: UBC Music students compete to be a soloist with the UBC Symphony Orchestra.
Cost: Free
Time: 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, January 12

The Game Vancouver Concert – UPDATE: This Event Has Been Cancelled

The Game
Photo: The Game / Facebook

About: He is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre’s signees under Aftermath Records.
Cost: $55 – $130
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Herring Sale for Autism

About: ACT volunteers will deliver the herring to the cars of eager customers. Payment can be made in cash, credit, or debit.
Cost: $12 – $20
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cloverdale Antique & Collectible Show

About: Visitors will find glassware, records, home decor, toys, advertising material and much more!
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Gluten Free Canada Expo

About: Sample, shop, and save on hundreds of gluten free products while learning from leading experts.
Cost: $12 – $20
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Sunday, January 13

FLEUR Luxury Wedding Show & Forum

FLEUR Luxury Wedding ShowAbout: FLEUR is the city’s first wedding show to bring together elite industry professionals and celebrity influencers, offering guests hands-on workshops, a panel discussion and fashion presentation in a fully immersive setting.
Cost: $35+
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tai Chi in the Garden

About: The Garden is offering drop-in Tai Chi classes on Sundays, included in your regular admission. Join their instructor in the Hall of One Hundred Rivers for a one-hour introductory class to this ancient martial art.
Cost: Included in admission
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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