Welcome to the start of another week, Vancouver! Things might start a little rainy, but should be ending on a sunnier note. But naturally, we’re going to try and have a sunny disposition the entire way through, and we’ve got some great options to help you do the same.

Here are the 10 best things to do in Vancouver this week.

VMF Winter Arts

The Vancouver Mural Fest’s Winter Arts event returns this week! Augmented reality installations will be set up around the city, and there will also be live events and outdoor hangouts to attend, including an open-air stop for drinks and food.

When: Starts Friday, February 11th
Where: Locations around Vancouver

Celebrate Black History Month

With Black History Month kicking off in Vancouver and across Canada this week, we rounded up some of the best ways to educate yourself and celebrate it. From educational talks to film series to live events, there’s no shortage of options.

When: Events throughout February
Where: Online and in-person events
Cost: Varies

Gear up for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl goes down this weekend, and we’re sure that a couple of your friends have already asked about what you’re doing for it. If you need an answer, know that we put together a list of some of the best places in the city to kick back and watch it.

Where: Click the link for our picks

Watch a Canucks game

After almost a full week off, the Canucks have not one but two games to back to back this week! They’ll be facing off against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, with a match against the New York Islanders the day after. In a nutshell, you’ve got options!

When: Tuesday, February 8th and Wednesday, February 9th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: Varies

La Poutine Week

Poutine is delicious any time of year, but is definitely best enjoyed during the colder months. So, now’s a great time to enjoy the return of La Poutine Week, which has over 15 local restaurants joining in, with the hopes of being crowned the best in the city!

When: On throughout the week
Where: Locations around Vancouver

Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Fest

On the flip side, those looking for a great beverage this week will easily find one during Hot Chocolate Fest! Much like Dine Out, the variety can get overwhelming quickly, so we’re here to help! Click the link above for the options that stood out the most to us.

When: On throughout the week
Where: All around Metro Vancouver

Go for a winter walk

If you feel like you need to earn a treat yourself meal, or if you just love the outdoors, then this is for you. Vancouver has got no shortage of incredible destinations for winter walks, and we’re lucky to be one of the few cities in the country where even on a cold day, you’re not going to be freezing after five minutes.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Contemporary Art Gallery

This free to visit gallery in downtown Vancouver just opened two new exhibits that you can check out. Alex Morrison’s “Nooks and Corners” explores the ‘aesthetics of utopian thought’. Meanwhile, Canadian artist Alison Yip’s “Soma Topika” uses a variety of mediums to explore the ways that humans experience “time, space, self, and relationships”. We might not get it off the hop, but there’s no denying it’s fun to check out!

Hours: Open throughout the week
Where: 555 Nelson Street
Cost: Admission by donation!

Watch the Olympics

That’s right folks, the 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off this weekend! It’s not exactly an easy event to sum up, but the world’s greatest winter athletes will be competing head-to-head in hundreds of events. Need a place to start? Click the link above to see all the BC athletes that will be there.

When: On throughout the week
Where: Multiple streaming services

Love Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

For almost all of February, the Capilano Suspension Bridge will rework the classic Canyon Lights into Love Lights. You’ve probably already guessed, but get ready for a Valentine’s Day theme.

When: On throughout the week
Where: 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver
Cost: $54.95 (same price as an annual pass)

That’s what we’ve got in mind this week, Vancouver!