Get ready, Vancouver! There’s a lot going on this weekend, from the return of Vancouver’s International Wine Fest to the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s “Bike the Blossoms” event. So grab a raincoat and get ready to take on the city: Here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Vancouver this weekend (April 21-23).

Vancouver International Wine Festival 


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The time has come for the return of the International Wine Fest! Running for an entire week this April and often attracting tens of thousands of visitors, the festival is easily one of the largest of its kind in Canada. It’s not without good reason, as it attracts producers from all over the world, both big and small.

When: April 22nd to April 30th
Where: 1055 Canada Place
Cost: $109+ (varies per event)

Bike the Blossoms

We thought we’d start strong, and list the most quintessential spring date option in the city. After all, cherry blossoms are beautiful, free, and a great opportunity for some fresh air. And this weekend, you can hop on a couple of bikes and join the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s “Bike the Blossoms” event, which starts at the south end of Trout Lake at 11 am on Saturday, April 22nd.

When: Saturday, April 22nd
Where: Meet at Trout Lake

Sponsored: Attend the Wellness Forum, A huge Health & Wellness Market

Step right up, health and wellness enthusiasts! Soul Self Apparel is hosting an interactive health and Wellness market this Sunday, April 23rd at Langley Events Centre.

You can shop over 50+ local vendors, connect with like-minded individuals, expand your knowledge and get your sweat on with a selection of workout and workshop classes held by leaders in the health industry.

When: Sunday, April 23rd | Class & Workshops 10:15 am – 4:45 pm | Market 11 – 4 pm
Where: 7888 200 Steet, Langley Township
Cost: $12+

Check out a free Earth Day tree walk

From 2 to 3 pm on Saturday, April 22nd, Figaro’s Garden is hosting its first Tree Walk with an Expert series, which takes visitors through the neighbourhoods of Vancouver to get to know the local trees and the stories behind them.

When: Saturday, April 22nd
Where: 1896 Victoria Drive

Vancouver Etsy Co – Spring Pop-Up Market 

This Saturday, The Vancouver Etsy Collective is bringing over 75 local designers and creatives to the Pipe Shop in North Van for a pop-up market! Whether you’re looking for unique home decor, handmade jewelry, accessories, or artisanal treats, you’re sure to find something one-of-a-kind here.

The market will take place from 11 am to 6 pm.

When: Saturday, April 22nd
Where: 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Cost: $5 admission

Pop-up Latin dance classes 

Speaking of pop-ups, Vancouver Civic Theatres is hosting a $10 Latin dance class at their Annex downtown. If you’ve been looking to connect with other dance enthusiasts or learn some new steps, this is a great opportunity to do both.

When: Friday, April 21st
Where: Annex 823 Seymour Street
Cost: $10

Check out a flower festival 

From the return of the beloved Chilliwack Tulip Fest to a Magnolia-focused walk through UBC’s botanical garden, here are some stunning flower festivals near Vancouver to look forward to this season.

Where: See our picks above

Rolla Skate Club 

From Saturday Skate Nights to themed skate nights with hosted DJs, there’s always something fun and exciting going on at the Rolla Skate Club. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, why not lace up those skates this month and hit the rink with your pals?

Where: 2901 East Hastings

Check out the new Mejuri store

It’s the grand opening weekend of Mejuri Park Royal, and the Canadian jewelry brand is celebrating by giving out free tote bags and treats from Bike Coffee all weekend long.

Where: Park Royal South, Unit H3, West Vancouver

Hit up a farmers’ market

You may have noticed that a few farmers’ markets have started popping up, so why not stop by a couple? The weekend markets at Hastings Park and Riley Park are officially open, so now is a great time to load up on some fresh produce and get to know the vendors.

Where: Locations around Vancouver

And that’s a wrap on some of the best things to do this weekend. Cheers!