Can't Miss: 5 events happening in Vancouver this week: May 1 to 7

Karaoke, a film festival, spring markets, and more

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      Well, NSYNC was right all along; it is, in fact, gonna be May

      And with the new month comes all sorts of awesome new events (and some old favourites) for Vancouverites to check out throughout the month. 

      So whether you’re enjoying the sunshine, celebrating Star Wars Day, picking up some vintage finds, or catching a documentary, we’ve got you covered. 

      Late Night Karaoke

      Head out to Hero’s Welcome on Main Street every Wednesday evening to take to the stage for some late night karaoke—with free admission and drink specials all night. 

      When: May 3
      Where: Hero's Welcome, 3917 Main Street, Vancouver
      Admission: Free

      DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2023

      DOXA 2023 will showcase a total of 39 features and mid-lengths, 25 short films, as well as industry events, Q&As and panel discussions.

      When: May 4 to 14
      Where: The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver | Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, SFU, 8888 University Dr W, Burnaby
      Admission: $15

      May the Fourth Be With You

      Head over to the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre this May 4 to celebrate all things Star Wars. Be sure to dress as your favourite Rebel or Empire character, and meet members of Vancouver’s 501st Legion Outer Rim Garrison. 

      When: May 4
      Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $20

      Got Craft Spring Market

      Shop local this spring at one of BC’s largest curated market of makers, designers, and small shops. Taking place on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in East Van, the Spring Market features 95+ vendors along with a Mini Makers Area with Kidpreneuers, food carts, and swag bags.

      When: May 6 to 7
      Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial, Vancouver
      Admission: $5

      Vintage Assembly

      Find your newest vintage treasure at this curated vintage market, inside historic & beautiful Heritage Hall, filled with 39 local vendors/collectors.

      When: May 7
      Where: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $5

      Want more? Check out the events page on our site to find out what else is going on around the city.