Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend


Friday, May 1st, 2015 — 7:14am PST
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The clouds should part to give us a sunny first weekend of May and there’s plenty to do around town to celebrate this new month. Comedy and photography showcases, EAT Vancouver at BC Place, theatre, walks, the BMO Vancouver Marathon, and much more including BC Youth Week events.

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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: BC Youth Week: Free/Affordable Events Around the Province
EAT Vancouver
Canstruction Vancouver
Langara Photography Grad Show: What the F Stop
Art World Expo™ at Telus World of Science
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at the Chan Centre
Vancouverite: A Comedy Show
Commercial Drive Street Party
Kimoto Gallery Opening Reception: DaySleeper by Kevin Boyle
BC Kidney Transplant Summit
Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Presents: The Scarlet Queen of Mercy
Ouro Collective Feature Show: Contemporary Street Dance and Visual Arts
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival
Some Assembly Theatre & Roundhouse Youth Theatre Present: Webs We Weave
Vancouver Opera Presents: Sweeney Todd
DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
BMO Vancouver Marathon: Free Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: BC Youth Week: Free/Affordable Events Around the Province
Sponsored by Miss604: Youth Basketball & Breakdance Showcase
Got Craft? Spring Market
New West Artisan Fair
Wheel2Heal for Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation
London Drugs Presents: LDFotoCon
Vancity Member Day at Science World
BC Mining Week Event in Vancouver
Surrey Food Truck Festival
Fair Trade Mother’s Day Pop-Up Sale
Surrey World Labyrinth Day: Walk as One at 1—at Fleetwood Gardens
Beginner Swing Dance Intensive
Ouro Collective Feature Show: Contemporary Street Dance and Visual Arts
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival
Some Assembly Theatre & Roundhouse Youth Theatre Present: Webs We Weave
BMO Vancouver Marathon: Free Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo
EAT Vancouver
Canstruction Vancouver
Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Presents: The Scarlet Queen of Mercy
Vancouver Opera Presents: Sweeney Todd
DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: BC Youth Week: Free/Affordable Events Around the Province
BMO Vancouver Marathon: Run Day
MS Walk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey
Kids Help Phone: Walk So Kids Can Talk
Beaty’s Birding Bonanza on Bird Day 2015
Big Brothers Spring Cleanup at Local IKEA Stores
Got Craft? Spring Market
International Dance Day Richmond
Olive Oil Workshop & Tasting
All Dressed in White Bridal Show
Beginner Swing Dance Intensive
Vancouver Academy of Music’s Annual Showcase
Vancouver Recital Society: Paul Lewis
Kids’ Stuff Swap Meet, Richmond
EAT Vancouver
Canstruction Vancouver
Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Presents: The Scarlet Queen of Mercy
Vancouver Opera Presents: Sweeney Todd
DOXA Documentary Film Festival

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