Holy moly, Vancouver! A weekend of sun to look forward to, plus some big events going on around the city? Pinch us, we must be in a deep winter slumber. But, if we manage to wake up, we’ll be doing so with a smile on our face knowing we can’t go wrong with these options.
Here are the 10 best things to do in Vancouver this weekend.
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
Have a Valentine’s Day treat
While Valentine’s Day might land on Monday, there’s no reason not to enjoy all the amazing treats and meals around the city this weekend! Especially if you never managed to secure that all important, Monday night at 6PM, reservation.
Where: Click the link for our picks
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
This is your last weekend to check out the Steven Shearer exhibition at this North Van gallery. Going back two decades, it offers wonderful insight into this Vancouver artist that has made a serious name in the contemporary art world.
When: Ends Sunday, February 13th
Where: 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Cost: By donation
Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Fest
Speaking of things coming to the end, this is the last weekend to enjoy all the amazing options brought on by the Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Fest. Still looking for a place to start? We picked some of our favourites for this year.
When: On throughout the weekend
Where: All around Metro Vancouver
East Van Laugh Riot
A quick laugh is never a bad thing. A new comedy series kicks off this weekend at the Rio Theatre, as local comedians take the stage with one goal in mind- making you laugh, chuckle, or maybe even guffaw. Plus, health care workers can go for free!
When: Friday, February 11th
Where: 1660 E Broadway
Cost: $17 for GA
Watch a Canucks game
A little cross country rivalry? You better believe it! The Canucks will be facing off against the Toronto Maple Leafs this weekend, in what is sure to be an exciting matchup. They’re got their stars, we’ve got our (ours are better) and we can’t wait for them to go head to head.
When: Saturday, February 12th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
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
Speaking of getting outside, we won’t deny that a few hours slip-sliding around is always fun.. Cypress Mountain boasts some of the best, and most popular, cross-country trails in all of Canada. Head out during the day for a fun expedition, or, enjoy the 7.5km of lit trails at night!
When: Open throughout the weekend
Where: 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
Watch the Olympics
That’s right folks, the 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off last 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
Those are our picks, Vancouver!
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