Make Your Family Long Weekend Great with Our Weekend Guide

The 34 top things to do in and around Vancouver, February 9-13


VIA-headers_playlist-forecastDierk Bentley’s passion for acoustics and classical country music will leave you mesmerized at Rogers Arena. But this is just one of the 34 top things to do this Family Long Weekend, as picked by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604. Here they are…

Thurs Feb 9
Reel Big Fish and Anti Flag at Commodore
Bringing back the old-school of punk: fast and super loud.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.36.19 PMDierks Bentley at Rogers Arena
A voice that’s soaked with wisdom and has a twangy electrifying kick.
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Good Night and Good Luck at the Chan Centre
A tale about fighting back for the good of society.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.40.16 PMHomeground Festival at Oppenheimer Park (Feb 8-10)
Pecha Kucha Night at Vancouver Playhouse
Pure Bodily Aesthetic at Sweet Pup Studios

Fri Feb 10
Desi Sub Culture at Celebrities Underground
Bringing the hottest electronic music with a spicy kick from India.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.41.22 PMRomance of the Stars with Louise Burns at the Space Centre
Fall in love under the stars with live music to set the mood.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.42.35 PMNothingness album release at Hidden City RecordsMusic that is lyrically despairing as it is calming and beautiful.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.44.18 PMGiuliano Rascan at MIA
Tom Green at Venue
Surfer Blood at The Cobalt

Sat Feb 11
Prof at Fortune
Dance away all your troubles and let Prof’s wicked beats take your mind off reality.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.43.30 PMWhite Lies at Rickshaw
Known for their dark yet uplifting sound, this England post-punk band is taking over The Rickshaw.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.44.55 PM80s Night Valentine’s Prom Party at The Fox
What makes this Prom Party better than your average Highschool Prom? Less teachers and more booze.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.45.40 PMBen Rogers & The Bloodred Yonder at WISE Hall
JP Maurice at Blue Light Studio
24 Hours of Winter at Grouse Mountain

Sun Feb 12
Yoga Date Night at YYoga
Get flexible and connect with your partner in more ways than you can imagine.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.47.25 PMZach Kleisigner at Guilt & Co
Gravelly vocals with meandering guitar captures the folk-fused blues.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.48.41 PMVAL x VHS Valentine’s Market
There’s going to be a wide range of vendors with products such as skincare, art, jewelry, pottery, candles, clothing, blankets, vinyl, a tarot booth, live painting and more!Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.49.23 PMRezz: Something Wrong Here Tour at Celebrities
Trollband Wants A Do Over Free Show at The Waldorf
Kitty Nights Burlesque Tribute to Kate Bush at Biltmore

Mon Feb 13
Black History: Mali Blues at Vancity Theatre
Rich musical traditions with contemporary influences, 4 artists use their music to stand up to inspire connection and peace.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.51.24 PMBracelets For Botshabelo at The Playground
Not only will proceeds from tickets will be donated to the Botshabelo Community Development Project, each bracelet made will be going to the Botshabelo Community.
Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.53.12 PMSUP Adventures at The Rio
Do you know what SUP means? Find out at The Rio and why we live in the best place to SUP.Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.49.52 PMThe Oscar Shorts at Vancity TheatreThe Gonzalo Bergara Quartet at St James Hall
Between Conflict and Resolution at Another Space

All weekend
Small Stage 35 The Valentine’s Edition at Anza Club (Feb 9-12)
Hot Chocolate Festival
Crawlspace at The Fishbowl
Foreign Radical at Studio 1398

Have a great weekend checking out these events! You can always head to our Vancouver Events calendar, powered by Do604, for a full list of our recommended things to see and do in Vancouver.