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What’s Happening in Vancouver this Weekend

Vancouver this Weekend

Wondering what to do in Vancouver this weekend? There’s a lot happening in the Lower Mainland including both indoor and outdoor events.

This Weekend in Vancouver

Highlights of the April 27th to 29th weekend include the World Music Fest, Tulips of the Valley, Abbotsford Tulip Festival and Abbotsford Food Truck Festival.

Note: Event details are subject to change.


In Case You’re Interested …

Weekend events next weekend (May 4-6) include Cinco de Mayo, CityFest and Vancouver International Marathon.

 





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

Tulips of the Valley

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.




Other Information

For a list of things to do on other days coming up, check out Vancouver’s April or May Calendars of Events.

For a list of other things to do over the upcoming holiday season, click Best Vancouver Activities.

 

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