Can't Miss: 5 events happening in Vancouver this week: May 23 to 28

Malkin Bowl music, magic, burlesque, and more

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      Welcome to a short work week, AKA a perfect cause for celebration. 

      Maybe you’re still recovering from the long weekend’s shenanigans (physically, mentally, financially), but there’s no better way to recharge that social battery than a little hair of the dog, right? 

      We’ve got five awesome events to spotlight for this last full week of May, all of which will be sure to get you back in your groove to finish this month off strong. 

      First Aid Kit

      The Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit plays at Malkin Bowl on Tuesday night, and there are a handful of “day of show price” tickets still available. 

      When: May 23
      Where: Malkin Bowl, 610 Pipeline Rd., Stanley Park, Vancouver
      Admission: $46.50 (plus fees)

      The Parlour Magic Show!

      Host Rob Teszka presents fantastic magicians and talented variety artists for this new edition of the Parlour Magic Show. Expect impossible feats of magic, juggling, mentalism, glass walking, contortion, and more. 

      When: May 24, 7:30pm
      Where: The Park Pub, 1755 Davie St., Vancouver
      Admission: $25

      Big Dog Energy

      Vancouver's best dog-friendly comedy show featuring local and international comedians will be at The MOTN on Thursday night.

      When: May 25
      Where: The MOTN, 1826 Triumph St., Vancouver
      Admission: $18.50

      Planted Expo

      Check out dozens of speakers and 200+ exhibitors ranging from food and beverage providers to beauty products, health and nutrition brands, home decor items, books, restaurants, bakeries, and non-profit organizations at Canada’s largest plant-based event.

      When: May 27 and 28
      Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Pl., Vancouver
      Admission: $20

      WILD NIGHT Burlesque Show

      Featuring some of Vancouver’s most entertaining performers and presented by Clare Voyeur, WILD NIGHT will include gogo dancing, games, and a signature cocktail to make for a sexy Sunday night at Portside Pub. 

      When: May 28
      Where: Portside Pub, 7 Alexander, Vancouver
      Admission: $33

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