What to Do in Vancouver This Week (Feb. 20 to 26)

Glamour, comedy all-stars, pizza crawls and more: your guide to the best events in Vancouver this week.

February 17, 2017

By Jessica Wallin


Hit the Slopes, Ladies

Monday, February 20

Start your week off right with some mountain air at Shred for the Cause. Every Monday night until March 27, women can ski and snowboard on Mount Seymour for a $10 donation with part of the proceeds going to support The Bloom Group.

When: Mondays, 6-10 p.m. from Jan 23–March 27
Where: Mount Seymour
Cost: Minimum $10 donation
More info: Mount Seymour


Go on a Pizza Parade

Wednesday, February 22

Pick up a Pizza Palooza passport and head out for a night of adventure by the slice. Curated by Tasting Plates and Vancouver Foodster, each participating restaurant will be serving up a tasting menu that’s sure to please the pizza enthusiast. ZeroZero Pizzeria offers Roman style pizza with a bubbly-yet-crunchy crust and Straight Outta Brooklyn offers thin New York-style pizza that dates back to 1905.

When: February 22, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Various restaurants
Cost: $60 per person
Tickets: Eventbrite


Laugh It Up with Hip.Bang!

Friday, February 24

Start stretching those face muscles for the laugh marathon that is JFL Northwest Comedy Festival. Highlights include local award winning comedy duo, Hip.Bang! who are debuting a new show with a host of phenomenal special guests like Winnipeg’s H.U.N.K.S and local heroes Peter ‘n’ Chris and Amy Goodmurphy.

When: February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Improv Centre, 1502 Duranleau St.
Cost: $15 per person
Tickets: JFL Northwest


Hang Out with Vancouver’s Top Chefs

Friday, February 24

We’re a little biased, but Vancouver magazine’s Best of the City event (formerly “Big Night”) is shaping up to be a delicious night out. Join us and some of Vancouver’s best chefs—Maenam’s Chef Angus An, CinCin’s Andrew Richardson, Blue Water Cafe’s Frank Pabst and many more!—as we taste our way through 10 amazing dishes, each paired with an award-winning wine or beer.

When: February 24, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 W. Hastings St.
Cost: $125
Tickets: Eventbrite


See Some Essential Aboriginal Theatre

On Until Saturday, February 25

Written by Margo Kane, this powerful play tells the story of Agnes’ journey to discover her authentic voice after having been taken from her family by Child Welfare government services. Moodlodge is part of the Talking Stick Festival, which showcases Aboriginal culture through the arts including film, music, dance and burlesque.

When: February 16–25
Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 W. 1st Ave.
Cost: $27 (Regular), $20 (Under 30)
Tickets: VancouverTix
Info: Talking Stick Festival


Get Red-Carpet Glam and Watch the Oscars

Sunday, February 26

Help support independent Canadian filmmakers while rocking that sequin suit you’ve been dying to wear. Cineworks 4th Annual Oscar Party Fundraiser will feature comedy MCs to entertain between Oscar wins, a fancy buffet, live 16mm shooting and screenings of local filmmakers’ work.

When: February 26, 4-8 p.m.
Where: The Imperial, 319 Main St.
Cost: $80 or $50 with Cineworks membership
Tickets: Cineworks

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