All Events

NOTE: Excluding music and arts event categories
Apr 16 Wed
Vancouver's Winter Farmers Market
To Apr 26, every Sat, 10 am-2 pm
Nat Bailey Stadium
4601 Ontario, Vancouver
Buy fresh produce, prepared foods, and crafts. Bring your own bags.
Apr 16 Wed
Baby and Me Hiking
Every Tue, 10:30 am-12 pm, to Jun 3
Pacific Spirit Regional Park
UBC Endowment Lands, Vancouver
New parents and their babies enjoying moderate-level hikes. Parents should have their own comfortable carriers and be able to carry their babies for at least 90 minutes. Not suitable for strollers. Takes place rain or shine.
Apr 16 Wed
Space Cruise
Every Fri, Sat, and Sun, 8 pm, to Apr 27
Vancouver FanClub
1050 Granville, Vancouver
Space-themed event features burlesque, circus, live music, theatre, and interactive games. Alien costumes are encouraged.
Apr 16 Wed
World Ski + Snowboard Festival
To Apr 20
various Whistler venues
Highlights of the 19th annual celebration of skiing and snowboarding include the Mountain Multiplicity Show (Apr 13, Whistler Conference Centre), the OLYMPUS 72-Hour Filmmaker Showdown (Apr 15, Whistler Conference Centre), action-sports-film competition Intersection (Apr 16, Whistler Conference Centre), the OLYMPUS Pro Photographer Showdown (Apr 17, Whistler Conference Centre), the Silent Disco dance party (Apr 19, Garibaldi Lift Company), the END dance party (Apr 19, Whistler Conference Centre), roller-derby bout Super Brawl Sunday (Apr 20, Whistler Conference Centre), and festival-highlight show Best of the Fest (Apr 20, Garibaldi Lift Company).
Apr 16 Wed
SFU Cafe Scientifique
Apr 16, 7-8:30 pm
CBC Studio 700
700 Hamilton
Scott Lear, associate professor of biomedical physiology and kinesiology at SFU, discusses how we will manage the increasing burden of chronic diseases on a societal and individual level and what kinds of preventative measures can be taken now.
Apr 17 Thu
Seven Ways Stress Is Messing With Your Mojo and What to Do About It
Apr 17, 6-7 pm
Le Physique
662 Leg-In-Boot Square, Vancouver
Holistic health coach Melissa Bodner teaches you how chronic stress can make our natural stress response go haywire and how to get rebalanced fast.
Apr 18 Fri
Fan Expo Vancouver
Apr. 18, 4 pm-9 pm; Apr. 19, 10 am-7 pm; Apr. 20, 10 am-5 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Annual event features celebrities, panels, workshops, and shopping, including the newest in anime, manga, comics, sci-fi, gaming, and horror. Guests include Steven Yuen (The Walking Dead), Karl Urban (Almost Human, Star Trek), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, Revolution), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Stephen Amell (Arrow), Eliza Dushku (Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dollhouse), Ray Park (the G.I. Joe films, Star Wars: Episode 1—The Phantom Menace), Charisma Carpenter (Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), Bruce Boxleitner (Babylon 5, Tron), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Tony Moore (Deadpool, The Walking Dead), and Vancouver horror directors Jen & Sylvia Soska.
Apr 19 Sat
Vaisakhi Parade
Apr 19, 9:30 am–4 pm
Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple
12885 85th Ave., Surrey, Surrey
Annual celebration marks the new year, pays tribute to the harvest, and commemorates one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar, the creation of the Khalsa. The parade includes performances, live music, decorated floats, and complimentary food and drink provided by local residents and businesses.
Apr 19 Sat
Bazaar, Bash, and Banquet
Apr 19, bazaar 9 am-4 pm, bash 7 pm-1 am; Apr 20, banquet 8 am-12 pm
Eaglequest Golf at Coyote Creek
7778 152nd St., Surrey, Surrey
Showcase of local artists, small businesses, musicians, and performers also features cocktails, crudités, and a brunch buffet. Proceeds go to ASAN, the Autism Self-Advocacy Network.
Apr 19 Sat
Fabulous Flax With Chef Alana
Apr 19, 1-2:30 pm
Galloway's Foods Richmond
7860 Alderbridge Way, Richmond, Richmond
Chef Alana Peckham demonstrates and samples the versatility of cooking with flax oil by making flaxseed-oil linguini. Not gluten free.