Canucks for Kids Fund SuperSkills Competition
February 10, 2013: Come see your Vancouver Canucks up close and watch them showcase their skills and agility as they go head to head in challenges like: Fastest Skater Contest, Accuracy Shooting Challenge, Breakaway Relay, Puck Control Relay, Power Play, and Hardest Shot.
Vancouver Canucks Hockey Games
Ongoing: The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.
Ongoing: The Vancouver Giants are a major junior ice hockey team playing in the Western Hockey League. Inaugurated in 2001-02, the Giants have won one President's Cup in 2006 and one Memorial Cup in 2007 in their ten-season history.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Ongoing: Over $13.5 million (Largest performing arts organization west of Ontario and third largest symphony orchestra in Canada)
Vancouver Winter Farmers' Market
From now to April 28, 2013 (Every Saturday): Everything from organic and conventional produce, meat, cheese and seafood, preserves, baking and bread.
Hope at Down: Watercolours by Emily Carr & Charles John Collings
From now to May 26, 2013: Two major artists, Emily Carr and Charles John Collings, working in British Columbia in the first half of the 20th century used watercolour extensively.
February 7 - March 3, 2013: Celebrate local and international Jewish cultural talent. Highlights of this year’s festival include electrifying dance performances, internationally celebrated music, award-winning theatre and gut-wrenching comedies.
24 Hours of Winter on Grouse Mountain
February 9 - 10, 2013: Grouse Mountain opens to the public for a full 24 hours so skiers, snowboarders and hot chocolate-drinkers can indulge in winter festivities to their hearts’ content.
Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade
February 17, 2013: Featuring the largest assembly of traditional lion dance teams in Canada, plus multicultural dance troupes, the Vancouver Police Department Motorcycle Drill Team, marching bands and many local community groups.
Winterruption on Granville Island
February 22 - 24, 2013: This year, Winterruption focuses on locally acclaimed artists and cultural groups as it welcomes the community and visitors to experience the diverse arts and culture of Granville Island.
Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival
February 25 - March 3, 2013: One of the world's premiere wine festivals, featuring wine tastings & pairings, gourmet dinners & luncheons, seminars & culinary competitions.
Vancouver International Dance Festival
March 5 - 23, 2013: The annual Dance Festival features companies from New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Canada informed by techniques and styles as diverse as Butoh and Gitxsan dance.
Alicia Keys' Set The World On Fire Tour
March 8, 2013: Alicia Keys is ready to "Set the World on Fire" by kicking off a tour in North America in support of her critically acclaimed album, Girl On Fire.
March 9 - 17, 2013: Celebrate Celtic heritage with five days of cultural events, such as live concerts, Irish storytelling, Scottish dancing & authentic bagpipe performances.
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
March 27, 2013: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will return to the road this Spring for their Rock And Roll Never Forgets 2013 Tour.
Rihanna Diamonds World Tour
April 1, 2013: Rihanna is back on stage in 2013, celebrating her new album, Unapologetic.
Billy Elliot the Musical
April 2 - 7, 2013: A musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay.
Time of India Film Awards (TOIFA)
April 4th - 6th, 2013: The one-of-its kind global and democratic awards function will honour and reward excellence in Hindi cinema.
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
April 4th - 30th, 2013: Celebrate the arrival of spring at the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival on April 4th to 30th.
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD)
April 5, 2013: A British New Wave group formed in 1978, whose founding members, Andy McCluskey & Paul Humphreys, are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Grand Hotel Exhibition
April 13 - September 15, 2013: Grand Hotel charts the evolution of the hotel from its humble origins as an isolate and utilitarian structure to a cultural phenomenon that figures prominently within the global landscape.
Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt
May 10, 2013: As always, this year’s Stars on Ice will showcase the athleticism and grace that define the sport, through performances by some of its finest talent.
Fleetwood Mac Live 2013
May 19, 2013: Fleetwood Mac, a British-American rock band formed in 1967 in London, are reuniting and hitting the road for a new tour in 2013.
Annual European Festival
May 24 - 26, 2013: Explore 32 European countries in 1 day with cultural displays, market place, stage entertainment, food booths, beer garden, and dance.
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
June 12 - September 14, 2013: Every June through September, this professional Shakespeare Festival brings to life the magic of Shakespeare’s great plays.
Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival
June 21 - 23, 2013: Join more than 100,000 people at this event with cultural music, globally inspired dance performances, international cuisine, artisan crafts and the famous dragon boat race.