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23 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Weekend (January 25-27)

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Photo: @streetfoodvancouver / Instagram

Another exciting weekend is in store for the 604.

From food truck festivals to concerts, here are 23 Metro Vancouver events you need to check out this weekend.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, January 25

Dine Out Vancouver

Dine Out Vancouver
Photo: Katrin Gilger / Flickr

About: The annual restaurant and food festival will showcase flavours from across the world beginning January 18th and runs until February 3rd.
Cost: Various
Time: Various

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

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.

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.

Harrison Hot Springs Winter Light Festival

Harrison Hot Springs
Photo: Harrison Hot Springs

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

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

Street Food City

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Photo: @streetfoodvancouver / Instagram

About: Visitors can enjoy tasty bites from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. weekdays and 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the weekend, at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s newly renovated plaza.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

About: While there will be a litany of delectable hot chocolate concoctions to sip, each venue will have numerous treats on the menu.
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Travis Scott Vancouver Concert

Travis Scott
Photo: Travis Scott / Facebook

About: The Houston rapper is performing in Vancouver as part of his “Astroworld Wish You Were Here” tour.
Cost: Various
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Restorative Yoga Immersion Weekend with Tianne Allan

About: Immerse yourself in deep relaxation, experiencing profound benefits for body and mind. Restorative yoga stimulates your body’s natural healing mechanisms, boosts your immune system, reduces stress, helps improve deep sleep and cultivates a quieter, clearer mind.
Cost: $225
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Jeremy Hotz

About: Jeremy Hotz performs at the Vogue Theatre for his Dangerously Handsome Tour.
Cost: $45 – $55
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Paul Brandt

About: Canadian country artist Paul Brandt performs at the Abbotsford Centre.
Cost: Various
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Hot Chocolate Festival

Vancouver eventsAbout: This chocolate journey will take you from Tuscany to Sicily, and begin as far back as the 17th Century. Learn how chocolate entered Italy, and the impact the various cultures within shaped the form and flavour of this popular drink.
Cost: $60
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Tinder Tales

About: Tinder Tales is dedicated to the twisted, awkward and hilarious delights of online dating. Seasoned storytellers and everyday people confessing their most outrageous and just plain STRANGE dating stories live on stage. Every few weeks we gather in the pizza basement and lay it all out on the line for your amusement.
Cost: $10 – $15
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Arden Myrin

About: Comedian and actress Arden Myrin takes to the stage at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club.
Cost: $25
Time: 8:00 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.


Saturday, January 26

Divers’ Weekend

Vancouver AquariumAbout: From riveting dive shows to compelling exhibits to informative presentations, divers and non-divers alike will be further inspired to explore our vast oceans.
Cost: Included in Vancouver Aquarium admission
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lunar Festival

About: The City of Lougheed will be welcoming the Year of the Pig with numerous celebrations!
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Karen Flamenco Dance Company Pinocchio

About: Pinocchio will take audience members through a journey to Stromboli’s puppet show, the inside of a whale and much more, all while accompanied by her conscience Jiminy Cricket.
Cost: $12
Time: 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.


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Photo: Stomp / Facebook

About: From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years. They’ve performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.
Cost: $65.00, $75.00, $99.00
Time: 8:00 p.m.

MEC Greater Vancouver: Road Race ONE

About: This is the first event in the 2019 MEC Greater Vancouver Road Race Series offering.
Cost: $20
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Coins, Stamps & Collectibles Show

About: Make your way through 40 tables of coins, stamps and collectibles.
Cost: Free – $2
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lunar New Year at the Market

About: They will also be holding traditional lunar new year’s crafts for all ages followed by the stunning Lion Dance blessing through the Market. There will be traditional Red Envelopes available to customers and visitors while supplies last.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Sunday, January 27

AME’s Discovery Day 2019

About: Everyone is invited to attend Discovery Day. Explore and enjoy the interactive, innovative and educational displays. Bring the whole family down to experience the intrigue and excitement of our industry, with interactive and educational displays that will engage both adults and children.
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


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