While the month of May is off to a rainy start, there are plenty of things to do this week that will make you forget all about the gross weather. Hit up a job fair, a concert, or check out Stars on Ice—or a combination of them all. The city is your oyster.

Here’s our roundup of the best things to do this week (May 16-20) in and around Vancouver.

MOSAIC’s Annual Job Fair

On the job hunt? Vancouver’s most anticipated job fair of the year is happening this Tuesday and there will be over 50 employers looking to fill 800+ positions in various industries. Registration is free, so why not give it a go? Last year,

When: Tuesday, May 17th
Where: Online event on Brazen
Cost: Free!

Matchbox Twenty


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The iconic rock band Matchbox Twenty is slated to perform at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, May 17th. Don’t miss out!

When: Tuesday, May 17th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way, Rogers Arena
Cost: $80+


EDM fans, get ready for a wild time. Canadian DJ and record producer Isabelle Rezazadeh, (AKA- Rezz) is coming to Vancouver on Friday, May 20th.

When: Friday, May 20th
Where: 2901 East Hastings Street, PNE Forum
Cost: $48.50 – $78.50

Stars on Ice


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Stars on Ice is bringing some of the most talented figure skaters to Rogers Arena for a show-stopping performance this Thursday, May 19th. Top stars include Kaetlyn Osmond, Kurt Browning, and Elvis Stojko, all of whom are multi-time world champions.

When: Thursday, May 19th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way, Rogers Arena
Cost: $22+

Dine like the stars

Speaking of stars, there are a ton of celebrity-approved restaurants and cafes that you should definitely try out if you haven’t already. Who knows, you might just run into your favourite actor while they’re on a doughnut run.

When: Various
Where: Check out our picks above
Cost: Varies

Science World After Dark


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Fun drinks and free reign at Science World?? Sign us up! The After Dark, adult-only series is back starting this Thursday, May 19th and will continue every third Thursday per month.

When: Thursday, May 19th
Where: 1455 Quebec Street
Cost: $20.30+

Neverland: An immersive Peter Pan-inspired bar 

Thankfully, they’re letting adults into Neverland this week. Check out this immersive bar experience, complete with pixie dust shots and Mai Tais, as well as equally magical mocktails to enjoy.

When: Until June 26th
Where: 4875 Victoria Drive, Vancouver Alpen Club
Cost: $45+

Vancouver International Wine Festival

If wine is your jam, then you’re in luck. Vancouver’s International Wine Fest is just around the corner, and there are 100 participating wineries from 14 different countries to taste. Check out all the deets at the link above.

When: Monday, May 16th to Sunday, May 22nd
Where: 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver Canadians

Baseball season is back in full swing, so head on over to The Nat and catch a game sometime this week! Peanuts and cracker jacks are always a good idea.

When: Tuesday, May 17th to Thursday, May 19th
Where: 4601 Ontario Street, The Nat
Cost: Varies

Asian Takeover at Hollywood Theatre

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at Hollywood Theatre this Friday, May 20th, where a quartet of comedians will take the stage. Julie Kim from Kim’s Convenience will host alongside San Francisco’s Irene Tu.

When: Friday, May 20th
Where: 3123 West Broadway
Cost: $28.88