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February is the month of romance, but we’ll tell you what we’re in love with: cherry blossoms. Not only are they lovely in and of themselves, but those little burst of pink mean that spring is just around the corner. Until it gets here, we’re going to busy ourselves with cultural pursuits that are (mainly) indoors. Below you’ll find our pick of things to do in Vancouver during February. Come and join us!
THE WELLNESS SHOW
We know that what you’ve come to expect from us is unabashed hedonism, but sometimes even we look for a bit of balance, and we don’t just mean the right ratio of gin to tonic. Whether you’re a raw food vegan looking for your tribe, or just interested in learning more about alternative therapies and eating healthier, you’ll find it here. And if you find yourself overwhelmed at any point, just head over to the “Cheese Seminar Stage.”
February 12 – 14; thewellnessshow.com
For the past couple of years, we’ve breathed a sigh of relief each February as Vancouver welcomed back a quality comedy festival to the city. After all, Vancouver is a pretty hilarious place; our homegrown talent includes Seth Rogen, Nardwuar the Human Serviette, and the Chong half of Cheech and Chong. So we’re thrilled that this year the Northwest Comedy Festival has joined up with funny business behemoth Just For Laughs to bring us JFL Northwest – bigger and better than ever!
Congratulations! You made it through December, and now it’s time to work on those resolutions. You know: learning new skills like how to pickle things (not including your liver), attending more cultural events (not including movies with light sabres), and thinking about the future (not just when your next nap will be). There are plenty of things to do in Vancouver this month – read below for our enriching picks for January!READ MORE
Christmas might be right around the corner, but that’s no reason to resign yourself to doing your holiday shopping at the mega-mall! Most of the bigger crafty events have already happened, but here are three Vancouver Christmas markets that you still have time to hit, whether you’re looking for a gift for the in-laws, presents for the kiddos, or just a handmade souvenir for yourself.
Sure, you can think of New Year’s as “amateur night,” when the city is flooded with people who only go out once a year. Or you can think of New Year’s Eve in Vancouver as an awesome excuse to party with no one judging you. Or at least, judging other people more harshly than they’re judging you. We’re going to go with the second option. Here are four of our picks for celebrating New Year’s Eve in Vancouver this year.READ MORE