From the Polar Bear Swim on January 1 to the Festival of Lights in late December, festivals and other exciting events are happening all the time in Vancouver.
Remember that things do change, so be sure to confirm dates and times before making travel plans.
Tickets for many events can be purchased from Tickets Tonight.
Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, the musical Dreamgirls tells the rags-to-riches tale of a 1960s girl group, loosely based on The Supremes. Young, black, and with talent to burn, the hopeful divas Effie, Deena, and Lorrell fantasize about playing the Apollo Theater. After getting their big break, The Dreamettes seem unstoppable-until rivalry and betrayal enter the group. Share their elatio...
James Hart, Exhibition The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) November 2012 to March 9, 2014 In late 2009, artist James Hart began designing a large-scale sculpture titled The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) and began carving the work in 2010. This ambitious project brings together many of the principal animal figures from traditional Haida stories, especially creatures that depend on salmon for t...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
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This summer, thousands of jellyfishes are invading the Vancouver Aquarium. With over 15 different species of jellyfishes from all over the globe on exhibit, plus new shows, activities and interactive displays, there's a lot of new and exciting things to see and do. Come and see several jellyfish species rarely on display at the Aquarium! Daily, May 16, 2013 - November 12, 2013 Vancouver Aquariu...
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Sunday, September 15, 2013
(Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
- Venue: UBC Museum of Anthropology
- Time: Tuesdays 10AM-9PM; Wednesdays-Sundays 10AM-5PM; Closed Mondays
- Location: UBC Museum of Anthropology
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Following the universal theme of voyage, the first major Canadian group exhibition of contemporary artists from the Middle Eastern region arrives at MOA in Spring of 2013. Guest curated by Fereshteh Daftari, Safar/Voyage’s scope takes viewers from the planet earth, down to maps, and further to specific cities such as Tehran and Cairo, after which it proceeds to reveal internal and meditativ...
Ever wondered what really goes on inside that mysterious building located at the base of the Burrard Street bridge? Now it's your chance to join Vancouver Food Tour and Molson Coors Canada and explore Western Canada's largest and most recognized brewery. Whether you're a visitor, a curious local, or simply a beer enthusiast, join us behind the scenes to get a look at this iconic Vancouver l...