Things To Do

8 things to do this weekend in Vancouver (February 28-March 1)

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We live for the weekend, and we’re feeling too hot to trot this time around. In layman’s terms, we’re feeling mighty good, and you should too! March is finally here, which means we’re one step closer to walks on the beach without freezing our butts off and tan lines. We can’t wait, and we’re pretty sure that you can’t either! To celebrate, why not get out there and have some fun? Here are 8 things to do this weekend in Vancouver!

THUNDERCAT

Not only is Thundercat a gifted and creative bass player, but he’s also got the best Instagram out of our concert pick this month by far. Just look at his most recent trip to Tokyo if you don’t believe us. Thundercat is the energy we need in 2020, not the energy we deserve.

When: Friday, February 28
Where: Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street
Time: 9 pm
Cost: $34.99

JACQUES GREENE

Jacques Greene is one of the most important electronic producers not just in Canada, but North America at large. His concert this month will be a live set of his most recent album Dawn Chorus, and you better believe that we’re buying tickets ASAP.

When: Friday, February 28th
Where: Beaumont Studios, 316 W 5th Avenue
Time: 10 pm
Cost: $25

HOPWIRED FESTIVAL

The aptly named Hopwired Festival is bringing everyone’s two favourite beverages, and the best in their respective businesses, under one roof. Every ticket to this event includes and all-you can drink beer, served at 4oz per serving, and all-you-can drink coffee.

When: Saturday, February 29
Where: 3250 Commercial Dr
Time: 1 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $48+

SNEAKERCON

What’s happening, sneakerheads? This event is for die-hard collectors and shoe admirers alike. Purchase, sell and trade limited editions and ‘antique-sneaks’, or meetup with influencers and bigtime buyers.

When: Saturday, February 29th
Where: 1055 Canada Pl
Time: 12 pm – 7 pm
Cost: $28+

ARCHIVE

Vancouver’s largest consigment pop-up kicks off on Friday! Looking to revamp your wardrobe for spring, stay on budget, and avoid fast fashion? This is your shopping trifecta.

When: Until Sunday, March 1st
Where: Chinese Cultural Center, 50 Pender Street
Time: See times here
Cost: Free

VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

Another heavy-hitter of a festival, and for sure the largest of its kind in Western Canada. If you had to attend just one event, make sure that it’s the International Festival Tastings. They’re by far the best way to get great bang for your buck.

When: Until Sunday, March 1st
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place
Time: See times here
Cost: See prices here

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NEW EXHIBITS – VANCOUVER ART EXHIBIT

Two new exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery opened this weekend. Lineages and Land Bases explores the relationship (or lack thereof) between nature and culture. Meanwhile, Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds is a solo exhibition of an acclaimed Inuk artist over the past two decades.

When: All weekend
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Cost: $6.50+

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

Based on a book written by Steven Levenson, Dear Evan Hansen, an award-winning musical, delves into the world of social anxiety and teenage complexities. Don’t miss it!

When: Until Sunday, March 1st
Where: 600 Block Hamilton Street
Time: See times here
Cost: $83 +

There you have it, Vancouver! 8 things to do this weekend, which look pretty dang good to us. What a time. Enjoy yourselves!

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