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APRIL in Vancouver 2018

April in Vancouver

April’s Vancouver calendar features important dates and events in the Lower Mainland including shows, concerts, spring festivals, markets and Easter events.


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April Events Calendar

April Events in Vancouver

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month in April 2018. Or, for a list of events that cost nothing or only very little, click Free Events in April.

Note: schedules are subject to change – check official event websites for exact details.

Tulips of the Valley

Monday, April 23, 2018

  • St. George’s Day Dinner – a dinner to celebrate the Patron Saint of England takes place at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Tickets are $95 and the dinner is hosted by Red Robinson.
  • Tulips of the Valley – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring 24 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018




Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • Tulips of the Valley – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring 24 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

  • World Music Fest – a 4-day music festival. Today features the bands Calle Verde, MNGWA and Mazacote performing at Guilt & Co in Gastown.
  • Museum of Vancouver – admission is by donation from 5 pm to 8 pm (as it’s the last Thursday of the month).
  • Tulips of the Valley – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring 24 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road.

Friday, April 27, 2018

  • World Music Fest – a 4-day music festival. Today features performances by the Boom Booms, Zimbamoto and Bloco Energia at the Imperial. Tickets cost $20.
  • Abracadabra – the Vancouver-based ABBA tribute band performs at the River Rock Casino in Richmond.
  • Car Racing – at Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.
  • Vancouver Whitecaps – soccer game vs. Real Salt Lake at BC Place Stadium.
  • Tulips of the Valley – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring 24 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public by donation from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway. Cost is $10 and free for children 12 & under. Tonight features Matt Grinke’s Big Band playing Disney movie music.

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festivals

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Sunday, April 29, 2018

  • World Music Fest – the festival today features a free event at the Trout Lake Community Centre from 11:30 to 3:30 pm with the bands Kutapira, Los Tesoros, East Van Marimba All Stars and Zazu Collective.
  • Car Racing – at Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.
  • Vancouver Opera Festival – 9 days of opera productions.
  • Tulips of the Valley – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring 24 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road.
  • VanDusen Plant Sale – a giant plant sale and FREE admission to the VanDusen Botanical Garden. (Takes place on the last Sunday of April each year.)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public by donation from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • North Shore Daffodil Dash – a 1K walk and 5K run to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society at West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park.
  • Yoga on Tap – morning yoga and beer sampling at Steamworks Brewery & Taproom at 3845 William Street in Burnaby. Cost is $20 with all proceeds going to One Tree Planted.
  • Sunday Markets
  • Jazz Vespers – at St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church at 1022 Nelson Street between 4 and 5 pm. Admission is by donation. Even if you aren’t “church-y,” if you like Jazz and beautiful buildings it’s worth checking out.




Monday, April 30, 2018


April Weather and Activities

For information on what to expect weather-wise in the month of April and for a list of recommended activities, click April Weather and Top Activities.


To return to the top of the page, click April Calendar.

To see what’s happening next month, click May Calendar of Events.

 

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