March showers lead to April flowers. Check out Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

events, talks and walks,

along with two tulip festivals in the Fraser Valley, Easter events, Vaisakhi and more

this April in Metro Vancouver.
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April Events in Metro Vancouver



Jump to: Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017
Jump to: Monday, April 3, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
Jump to: Monday, April 10, 2017 to Sunday, April 16, 2017
Jump to: Monday, April 17, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017
Jump to: Monday, April 24, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

Multi-Day Events

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

This list is updated often so

send in your event listing anytime – for free – and check back often to plan your week.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
S.E. Hinton Author of The Outsiders in Vancouver
Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy
Grouse Mountain 90th Anniversary Celebration
Camilo the Magician: Abracadabra
Capture Photography Festival Launch Party
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival
Opening Reception: SPECTATOR-Photography by Fang Tong
Trivia Night Fundraiser for Hospital Outreach Program
Bloom Handmade Baby Market Fort Langley
Master Class: Colour – Nature As Your Guide w/ Heather Ross
Vancouver International Auto Show
The 2017 Creative Ink Festival
LitFest New West
Vancouver South African Film Festival
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
Theatre UBC Presents: Les Belles-soeurs
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Refuge
Holmes and Watson Save the Empire

Sunday, April 2, 2017
Upcycled Fashion – Panel Discussion
Herring People: An Arts-based Initiative
BC’s Women’s Suffrage Historical Walking Tour
Vancouver Bridal Swap
Sakura Night Gala
Cooking Series: Easy Freezer Meals
Zealous Art – Magnolia Blossoms at West Coast Gardens
The 2017 Creative Ink Festival
LitFest New West
International Film Festival for Youth
Vancouver South African Film Festival
Vancouver International Auto Show
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
Holmes and Watson Save the Empire

Monday, April 3, 2017
​Royal Moscow Ballet’s Don Quixote
VSO Masterworks Presents The Music of Mozart and Bruckner
SFU Talk: Is the Preservation of Chinatown One of Our Cultural Rights?
SUSTO at The Cobalt
International Film Festival for Youth
Holmes and Watson Save the Empire

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Screening of “1984” at VIFF
Happy Hour with Vikky Alexander
The Last Waltz Remembered
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Richmond Olympic Oval Member Appreciation Event
BCAMA Vision Conference
International Film Festival for Youth
Holmes and Watson Save the Empire

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Whitecaps FC vs Tigres UANL
Terry O’Reilly on Marketing Lessons from “Under The Influence”
Bill Reid Gallery Opening Reception: Xi Xanya Dzam
The Zolas at Railway Stage and Beer Cafe
Zealous Art Paint Night
Cooking Series: Petits Gateaux
International Film Festival for Youth
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
Holmes and Watson Save the Empire
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Entrepreneur Conference
Camp Still: Mass Meditation Party
This Is Not A Lecture: An Evening with A Capella Science’s Tim Blais
Opening Reception at PoMo Arts
Opening Reception: Henni Alftan Kitchen 2016 Shadows in the Mirror, Henni Afltan
Business of Culture Gala
SAUCY at Red Gate Arts Society
Zab Maboungou Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata Mozongi
International Film Festival for Youth
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Friday, April 7, 2017
The Entrepreneur Conference (Miss604 Speaking)
Election Panel Hosted by Vancouver Madinah
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Film Concert
Peppa Pig Live
DanceHouse Compagnie Herve Koubi
Puzzled Pint
Glitter & Gold Gala
Carlos Núñez in Concert
Camilo the Magician: Abracadabra
The Naked Magicians
Step by Step New West 2017
Place des Arts Speaker Series w/ Dr. Celeste Snowber
Monster Jam
Eastside Flea Spring Market
18th Annual North Shore Writers Festival
International Film Festival for Youth
Zab Maboungou Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata Mozongi
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Saturday, April 8, 2017
One Night in Monte Carlo for Variety BC
BC Distilled
True Crime Exhibit Opening and Tour
Motown Meltdown
Fleurs de Villes Pop-Up Market at Metropolis at Metrotown
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Film Concert
North Surrey Handmade Baker’s Market
15th Annual Early Years Festival
Coal Harbour Easter Carnival
Easter Egg Hunt at City Square
Bridgeview Community Centre Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Stay & Play at Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
Newton Rec Pop-Up Family Easter Arts & Crafts
Surrey Art Gallery: Artist Talk & Opening Reception
Brent Comber Originals Spring Sale
Graham Clark’s Quiz Show
Easter Celebration at Wesbrook Village
Sakura Days Japan Fair
Camilo the Magician: Abracadabra
18th Annual North Shore Writers Festival
International Film Festival for Youth
Zab Maboungou Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata Mozongi
Monster Jam
Eastside Flea Spring Market
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Hungry for Happiness
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Sunday, April 9, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: CAN Family Festival
10th Annual Nifty for Fifty Sale
Barn Burner BBQ
Italian Cooking Class
Douglas Park Easter Eggstravaganza
Roedde House Classical Series Presents: Kaleidoscope
Chan Centre Presents: Max Raabe and Palast Orchester
Monster Jam
Eastside Flea Spring Market
Jazz Vespers at St Andrews United
Hardline Productions Presents: Red Patch
Pacific Theatre Presents: Valley Song
Hungry for Happiness
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Monday, April 10, 2017
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Tacofino Hiring Fair
Mosaic BC Job Fair
Drunk Spelling Bee
Han Finckel Setzer Trio
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Vancouver Writers Fest: Incite
The 6th Annual Mr/Ms Cobalt Drag Competition
BC Sports Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions
Paint Night – Zealous Art
Cooking Series: Easy Vegan for Everyone
Seasons Electronic Music Festival
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Roedde House Jazz Series: Sarah Kennedy, Steve Smith & Chris Gestrin
Pomo + Harrison Brome, Seasons Festival, Fortune Sound Club
Seven Wonders of Vancouver
Movies in the Morgue
Stanley Park Easter Train
Hershe Glow-LGBTQIA Long Wknd Party
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Seasons Electronic Music Festival
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Friday, April 14, 2017
Whitecaps FC vs Seattle Sounders
Easter at the Cannery
Story Story Lie
Burke Mountain Community Easter Egg Hunt
Easter at FlyOver Canada
An Egg-Ucational Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Aquarium
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Seasons Electronic Music Festival
Stanley Park Easter Train
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Vancouver Vaisakhi
Choir! Choir! Choir!
Denim Forever: Upcycling 101
T.B.A 1/2/3 Edition: An evening of Solos, Duets and Trios
VanDusen Garden’s 9th Annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt
Grandparent & Family Easter Egg Hunt at Bonsor 55+
Hippity Hoppity Easter Event at Creekside
Historic Stewart Farm Old Fashioned Easter
Surrey Museum Easter Fair
Easter at Lonsdale Quay Market
Kitsilano Community Centre Easter Eggstravaganza
Kerrisdale Easter Eggstravaganza
An Egg-Ucational Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Aquarium
Easter at FlyOver Canada
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Easter at the Cannery
Seasons Electronic Music Festival
Stanley Park Easter Train
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Easter Festival at Township 7
Easter Fun Run
Easter Egg Hunt Around BC Place
Easter Eggstravaganza Swim
Easter Egg Hunt at CG Brown Memorial Pool
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt at Fort Langley
Easter at Lonsdale Quay Market
An Egg-Ucational Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Aquarium
Easter at FlyOver Canada
Cinderella at the QE Theatre
Easter at the Cannery
Seasons Electronic Music Festival
Stanley Park Easter Train
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Monday, April 17, 2017
An Egg-Ucational Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Aquarium
Easter at FlyOver Canada
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Stanley Park Easter Train

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Opening Day: Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Gala and Reception: The Max Wyman Award for Cultural Commentary
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
National Canadian Film Day at VIFF
National Canadian Film Day at Fort Langley
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Dance Centre: Lesley Telford, Inverso
Verses Festival
Langara Fine Arts Grad Show
Stone’s Throw Productions Presents: The Wolves
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Friday, April 21, 2017
Make It! Vancouver
Earth Day at TELUS Garden
Science World After Dark: Earth Day Edition
Vancouver Photo Book Fair
Edmonds Film Festival
Verses Festival
Dance Centre: Lesley Telford, Inverso
Stone’s Throw Productions Presents: The Wolves
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Surrey Party for the Planet
Surrey Vaisakhi Day Parade
Record Store Day
Earth Day Tea and Tours
Variety Challenger Field Official Opening
Analog: Pop Up Vinyl Shop
March for Science Vancouver
Earth Day in Stanley Park
Earth Day at Everett Crowley Park
Burnaby Mountain Golf Festival
Vancouver Special House Tour
Centre A’s Fundraising Gala & Art Auction
Wesbrook Village Book Swap
DOXA Pre-Festival Brunch
Verses Festival
Vancouver Photo Book Fair
Dance Centre: Lesley Telford, Inverso
Stone’s Throw Productions Presents: The Wolves
Make It! Vancouver
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Vancouver Sun Run
Time Travelers’ Bazaar Eclectic, Vintage & Costumers’ Fashion Market
Verses Festival
Stone’s Throw Productions Presents: The Wolves
Vancouver Photo Book Fair
Make It! Vancouver
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Monday, April 24, 2017
Spring Fever Benefit Concert
#6DegreesYVR
Heimir Male Choir and Guests
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Grape Juice Wine Auction for Big Sisters BCLM
Surrey Vaisahki Celebration and Opening Reception
Vancouver Writers Fest: Incite
The Tunnel Premiere
Autism Awareness Month Spring Social & Fundraiser
Pacific Theatre: The Shape of a Girl
End of the Rainbow at Jericho Arts Centre
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Place des Arts One Jazzy Evening
Dance Centre Presents the Discover Dance! Series
Goh Ballet

Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business & Leadership Information Session
2017 Clovies Awards Night
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Pacific Theatre: The Shape of a Girl
End of the Rainbow at Jericho Arts Centre

Friday, April 28, 2017
Vancouver Opera: Otello
FILM En VILLE 4
“Fashion Blooms” for The Pacific Autism Family Network
Wine for Waves at the Vancouver Aquarium
Refresh Market in Squamish
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Pacific Theatre: The Shape of a Girl
End of the Rainbow at Jericho Arts Centre

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Big Tree Weekend in Stanley Park
Laurence Juber In Concert
Surrey Environmental Extravaganza
Burnaby Family Day
ArtStarts Presents Cut, Paste, Action! Family Arts Workshop
Fall For Local Spring Pop-Up Market
Refresh Market in Squamish
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Pacific Theatre: The Shape of a Girl
End of the Rainbow at Jericho Arts Centre

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Big Tree Weekend in Stanley Park
Vancouver Opera: Otello
Italian Cooking Class
VanDusen Plant Sale
ArtStarts Presents Cut, Paste, Action! Family Arts Workshop
Annual Vintage Bicycle Swap Meet
BCATW 2017 Symposium: Luxury Travel
Fall For Local Spring Pop-Up Market
Verses Festival
Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack
Abbotsford Tulip Festival
End of the Rainbow at Jericho Arts Centre