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Fan Expo & 16 More Events To Not Miss In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver Fan Expo

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It’s safe to say that there’s a lot of exciting Vancouver events to make the first weekend of March a one to look forward to.

From a mirror maze to a ball pit party, here are 17 Metro Vancouver events to check out over the next couple of days.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, March 1

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

Mirror Maze
Photo: Gabriela Torres / 604 Now

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.

Bacio Rosso

About: Organizers have extended this year’s show until Sunday, March 10th, 2019.
Cost: Starting at $109
Time: 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 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.

Vancity International SBK Festival

SBK FestivalAbout: Over 100+ performers, multi-time world champions, 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.
Cost: $22 – $199
Time: 3:30 p.m.

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.

Le Soulier

About: Written by award-winning Quebec playwright David Paquet, and directed by Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis, this dark comedy is full of touching and relatable characters trying so very hard to be happy.
Cost: Starting at $26
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Fan Expo

Vancouver Fan Expo
Photo: @cheechoo98 / Instagram

About: Similar to Comic-Con, FAN EXPO is a three-day event that allows fans of all sorts to nerd out together and meet a stellar list of celebrities.
Cost: Starting at $10
Time: Various

Vancouver International Wine Festival

About: The 8-day event has something for everyone with different themed events. They include: wine tasting sessions, a tasting lounge, a gala dinner and much more!
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Ball Pit Party

Ball Pit Party
Photo: Ball Pit Party / Facebook

About: This party will have up to 1,000,000 glow-in-the-dark balls placed into an adult playground, where you hang out with your friends and enjoy a drink (or two).
Cost: $25 – $30
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Pool Party

About: In preparation for the warm summer days ahead, The James Black Gallery presents Pool Party featuring Vancouver artists Teresa Holly (she/her) and Kelsey Jacobson (they/them) working in soft sculpture and illustrations. Open March 1st to 15th 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Long Range Hustle

About: Long Range Hustle perform at the Biltmore Cabaret.
Cost: $13
Time: 7:00 p.m.

An Expo Afterparty

About: Join The Runaway Four for a night of upbeat hits from objectively the BEST video games.
Cost: $15
Time: 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, March 2

Danielle Bregoli

Danielle Bregoli
Photo: Danielle Bregoli / Facebook

About: The 15-year-old rapper rose to fame after an infamous appearance on the Dr. Phil show. In 2016, the out-of-control pre-teen attempted to intimidate the talk show audience, saying “cash me outside, how ’bout dah?”
Cost: $30 – $35
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

Galaxion Dance & Gamer Party

About: The event will take place at Astoria Hastings and promises the ultimate party experience. From 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., there will be drinks, dancing, and even video games free of charge.
Cost: $9
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Coeur de Pirate

About: Indie-pop singer-songwriter Coeur de Pirate performs at the Commodore Ballroom.
Cost: $32.50
Time: 9:00 p.m.


Sunday, March 3

Spring Concert

Photo: Massey Theatre / Facebook

About: New Westminster Symphony Orchestra presents Spring Concert at the Massey Theatre.
Cost: By donation
Time: 2:00 p;.m.

Art Sundays

About: Join West Vancouver artist Ron Love as he explores the artistic process and inspiration behind his charming and whimsical sculptures.
Cost: Free
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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