We’re officially in May, Vancouver! It’s finally time for some things to do that aren’t 99.99% indoors. We made it through the January scaries, freezing February, mediocre March, and non-stop April showers. We deserve this.

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

Let’s hope we can kick off patio season with flowers and sunshine.


You’ll probably want to grab some tissues before heading to this concert. Singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg, AKA the legendary “Let Her Go” singer, Passenger, is coming to Vancouver this Monday, May 2nd.

When: Monday, May 2nd
Where: 918 Granville Street, Vogue Theatre
Cost: $55+

2022 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Check out the largest film festival in Western Canada with the kick-off of the 2022 DOXA Documentary fest this Thursday, May 5th.

When: Thursday, May 5th to Sunday, May 15th
Where: Various locations
Cost: $15+ for GA in-person ticket

Enjoy the height of Cherry Blossom Season 

Yesterday might have marked the ending of this year’s Chilliwack Tulip Festival, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some beautiful spring flowers this week! Check out these amazing spots to enjoy the height of Cherry Blossom Season in Vancouver.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

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Normal Good Comedy

Suffering from the terrible Tuesdays? Head to the Lido for some laughs and brews at this 100% very normal comedy show. No, seriously, no funny business here. (Okay, maybe a little.)

When: Tuesday, May 3rd
Where: 518 East Broadway, the Lido
Cost: $13.15

May the Sith Revenge of the Fifth

Celebrate the annual tradition of ‘May the Fourth’ on May 5th this year at Vancouver’s Space Centre. Come dressed as your fave Rebel or Empire character, make your own light sabre, and take part in a live science demonstration!

Doors Open at 6:15 pm.

When: Thursday, May 5th
Cost: $20

Get brunch at La Taqueria


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Not that we didn’t already love La Taqueria, but now we’re like, extra extra in love. Chef Maria Ponce crafted a mouthwatering breakfast and brunch menu, and it’s available starting Wednesday! Head to their Yukon location for some delicious Huevos Divorciados and mimosas.

When: Wednesday to Friday from 8 am to 12 pm, Saturday and Sundays from 8 am to 2 pm
Where: 2450 Yukon Street

Wendy Stewart at The Cultch 

Art lovers take note! Wendy Stewart’s Solo Exhibition has arrived at The Cultch, and you can take a look at her vibrant paintings anytime this week between 5:30 and 7 pm.

Prefer to catch a show? There are a ton of amazing plays to choose from at multiple of their locations.

When: April 13th to Sunday, May 8th
Where: 1895 Venables Street

Try new burgers with Vancouver ‘PattyPass’

Yup, the infamous ‘PattyPass’ is back and better than ever. The number of burger options (both casual and fancy) have doubled, courtesy of The Real Beef Buddies. Get 50% off any burger your heart and stomach desire!

Go for a hike

Even if there’s a little rain mixed into the forecast, it’s never a bad time for a hike! (Don’t quote us on that, though.) Free hydration, right? Luckily we’ve already rounded up our top spring hike picks for you.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

‘Da Kink In My Hair at Arts Club Theatre

Taking center stage at Vancouver’s Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage is ‘Da Kink In My Hair by Trey Anthony. While this is surely not the first time you’ve heard about the play from us, it might just be one of your last chances to see the incredible show. Don’t miss out on the musical celebration of women of colour or the profoundly funny, heartbreaking, and uplifting stories that the production has to share.

When: April 14th to May 15th
Where: 2750 Granville Street
Cost: $35+

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