The Paste Up! Weekly – Valentine’s Edition


THE PASTE UP WEEKLY is an extension of our monthly events listings. We know that there are a lot of awesome events, happenings and goings on in Vancouver and we wanted to feature some of the best and most unique events for the upcoming week. This month’s full event listings can be found here.

It’s that time of year again – when love is in the air and chocolate is on everyone’s breath: Valentine’s Day!

This year this day of love coincides with the 1 year anniversary of the 2010 Winter Olympics so both the lucky-in-love and the lovelorn are in for a treat as there are tons of great events of all shapes and sizes going on all weekend long. We’ve picked out some of our favourites to help make your Valentine’s weekend awesome.

For the lovers…

February 12th, 2011: Yoga Date Night at YYoga

Ongoing til February 13th, 2011: Love Hotel: A Valentine’s Shopping Event at the Waldorf

February 13th, 2011: Day for Night: Valentine’s Films in the Afternoon

February 14th, 2011: People’s Prom

For the single folk…

February 11th, 2011: Rad Times Heartbreaker Party

February 13th, 2011: Dateology

Ongoing til February 13th, 2011: The 23rd Annual Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre (Theatre Sports)

Ongoing til February 19th, 2011: Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

For everyone…

February 11th & 12th, 2011: Illuminate Yaletown

February 11th & 12th, 2011: Columbia Light Festival

February 12th & 13th: 24 Hours of Winter (Grouse Mountain)

Ongoing til February 13th, 2011: LunarFest

Ongoing til February 13th, 2011: First Annual Hot Chocolate Festival

February 14th, 2011: Get Your Heart On

February 14th, 2011: Sweetheart Serenade

For those wanting to celebrate the anniversary of the Olympics…

Check out a list of some of the great events going on here.

As always be sure to check out V.I.A. co-sponsored nights:

Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound Club: Willy Joy (Kid Sister’s DJ) with Marvel and Brendan Butter and in the Livestock Room with Rico Uno and Genie for RE-UP. Super Deluxe Saturdays at Shine: Hedspin (Eh Team DJs) vs. Flipout (Los Hermanos Libres).

There is a new show every week – check the Facebook page for this weeks feature.
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Destin Jones is a community builder, storyteller and grassroots marketer in Vancouver, BC. Currently, she is the Director of Community at Change Heroes and volunteers as the Head of Marketing & Sponsorship for #SingItFwd. In her free time she can be found baking, pickling and experimenting with fermentation in her kitchen, sharing details via @yeastvan.