We’re getting a little break from the rain, but it’s more than likely coming back this weekend. No matter- we’ve still got some great ways to make the most of it in Vancouver. From live events to concerts, and even the return of Cirque du Soleil, there’s fun aplenty to be had!

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

Cirque du Soleil

After a 2-year hiatus, Cirque du Soleil is coming back to Vancouver this week! What’s more, it’s bringing a ‘reinvented’ version of one of its most popular shows- Alegria.

When: Starts Friday, March 25th
Where: Concord Pacific Place
Cost: $65+ for GA

Try a new restaurant

A ton of new restaurants have opened in the city, and this weekend is a great opportunity to check one out! From massive brands to completely new concepts and pop-ups, you’ve got options.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Then go for a nightcap

A nice dinner and a nice drink afterwards go together like peas in a pod! Once your done your meal, head to one of the city’s hidden bars or a speakeasy, to really make the most of a night out.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Explore the great outdoors

While we’re still early in the spring, there are options for those looking to get outside this weekend! Just make sure you’re properly prepared, and maybe pick a route that’s open year-round to make the most of it.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Or go Cherry Blossom hunting

Without a doubt, the start of cherry blossom season more than makes up for the rain. And, with flowers starting to bloom all around the city, this is a great excuse to get out of the house for a few hours.

When: Budding throughout the weekend
Where: Click the link above for our picks

Cross-Country Skiing

We’re keeping the outdoor options rolling with cross country skiing at Cypress, which is one of the most popular nordic areas in all of Canada. Take a trip out there and see why.

When: Open throughout the weekend
Where: 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
Cost: $30+

Museum of Anthropology

The exhibition Sankofa: African Routes, Canadian Roots focuses on contemporary artists from, you guessed it, African countries and Canada alike. It wraps up this weekend, so head over there if you’re intrigued!

When: Ends Sunday, March 27th
Where: 6393 NW Marine Drive
Cost: $15


If you’re in a musical mood, know that there are opportunities for that as well! Forming in 2016, half•alive is an alt-rock/indie band from California that has already seen some major success, including this North American tour!

When: Sunday, March 27th
Where: 3123 W Broadway
Cost: $25+


How about a lil bit of Canadian talent to round it out? This sibling group from Edmonton has done a great job of blending genres, with a focus on their vocal skills and dreamy soundscapes.

When: Friday, March 25th
Where: 2321 Main Street
Cost: $20+

The Oscars! Screening & Party

Tryna enter film buff mode for the Oscars this weekend? Our top pick is the screening party held at the Rio, which includes a costume/outfit contest, trivia, and even a red carpet of its own to strut your stuff on.

When: Sunday, March 27th
Where: 1660 East Broadway
Cost: $13 for GA

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