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APRIL Events in Vancouver 2021

April in Vancouver

April’s 2021 Vancouver calendar features dates and events in the Lower Mainland including shows, concerts, spring festivals, markets and Easter events.

 


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Vancouver April Calendar of Events

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month in April 2021.

(NOTE: Schedules are subject to change. This is the case any year, but especially in 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, see official event websites for the most up-to-date details. Also, whatever you do, keep safe and be responsible! Maintain proper physical distancing, do activities with people from within your “bubble”, and wear a mask when appropriate.)

 

Festival Du Bois in 2021

 


Week of April 22nd to 25th

April 22-25 | April 26-30


 

Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Earth Day – celebrations normally take place throughout Metro Vancouver (although this year they are either cancelled or online due to COVID-19).
  • Party for the Planet – Earth Day celebrations in Surrey (but happening as a virtual event in 2021).
  • New Westminster Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival. (Note: Because of COVID-19, the attraction is only open to residents of the Fraser Valley this year.)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival normally features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey – the team plays against the Ottawa Senators at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV.) (Likely cancelled due to COVID-19.)

 

Vancouver Mysteries Adventure Games

 


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Friday, April 23, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (Note: Because of COVID-19, the attraction is only open to residents of the Fraser Valley this year.)
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival normally features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival – music and winter sports activities at Whistler. (Happening in an online format on April 16th, 23rd and 30th.)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • If good weather, then check out the cherry blossoms at Vancouver’s various best Parks and Places in Nature (so long as you can stay far enough away from other people).

 

Saturday, April 24, 2021

  • Greater Vancouver Food Truck FestivalDrive-Thru Food Truck Festival – at the Cloverdale Rodeo Grounds at 6050 176th Street in Surrey. Admission is free.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (Note: Because of COVID-19, the attraction is only open to residents of the Fraser Valley this year.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival normally features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults.
  • Surrey Vaisakhi Parade – Punjabi New Year celebrations beginning by the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple at 12885-85th Avenue in Surrey. As many as 300,000 people attend! (CANCELLED)
  • Saturday Markets
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey – the team plays against the Ottawa Senators at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV.) (Possibly cancelled due to COVID-19.)

 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (Note: Because of COVID-19, the attraction is only open to residents of the Fraser Valley this year.)
  • Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival – at the Cloverdale Rodeo Grounds at 6050 176th Street in Surrey. Admission is free.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival normally features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • VanDusen Plant Sale – a giant plant sale and FREE admission to the VanDusen Botanical Garden. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults.
  • Sunday Markets

 


Week of April 26th to 30th

[peas2id url=’#week4′ offset=’40’]April 22-25[/ps2id] | April 26-30


 

Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (Note: Because of COVID-19, the attraction is only open to residents of the Fraser Valley this year.)
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills – there is spring skiing this time of year.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be (so long as you remain far enough away from other people)!

 

Free Events and Activities in April

 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills – there is spring skiing this time of year.
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)

 


STAY SAFE & BE RESPONSIBLE!

Whatever you do, don’t forget to wear a mask in indoor public places, stay 6 feet away from other people, and hang out just with folk from within your household/bubble. Also, avoid non-essential travel, stay home if you aren’t feeling well, and support small local businesses as much as you can!


 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills – there is spring skiing this time of year.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be (so long as you remain far enough away from other people)!

 

Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • New Westminster Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be (so long as you remain far enough away from other people)!

 

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You might not be able to travel out of town right now due to government restrictions related to COVID-19. When conditions improve though, be sure to vacation close to home and support Lower Mainland businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries!


 

Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival – Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. In addition to live in-person games where you can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes, they also have online games. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park – a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival – music and winter sports activities at Whistler. (Happening in an online format on April 16th, 23rd and 30th.)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills – there is spring skiing this time of year.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be (so long as you remain far enough away from other people)!

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021

 

Vancouver's Playland in 2021


Playland opens on May 1 and happens on every Saturday and Sunday in May!


 

Sunday, May 2, 2021

 


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.


 

For a list of what to do over the Easter Long Weekend, click Easter 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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