25+ Date Ideas in and around Vancouver this April 2018

25+ Date Ideas in and around Vancouver in April 2018

Photo Credit: Cirque du Soleil Crystal

Here are 25+ Date Ideas in and around Vancouver for April 2018.

  1. Easter Cask Festival: Trade Easter eggs for beer this year! Enjoy 20 casks from different breweries around BC. $30 tickets include 6 drink tokens and 1 food tokens with part of the sales towards charity for autism. April 1, 12 – 4 pm 871 Beatty Street.
  2. Tulips of the Valley Festival: Go on a day trip to Chilliwack to stroll hand in hand with your date through 24 acres of beautiful tulip filled fields on a sunny day. In its 12th consecutive year,  this festival promises the likes of 30 different varieties with over 7 million flowers in all.
  3. Flavour of Hope Syrian Feast: On April 7th, join Flavour of Hope to celebrate the diversity and beauty of family recipes, music, and culture! You and your date will enjoy an evening of delicious food made by Syrian refugee hosts while hearing their stories and enjoy the culture, while making some new friends.  Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, 5:30-8pm, Saturday April 7th  | $42.42 per person
  4. Sakura Days Japan Fair: Experience the special ritual of the Japanese tea ceremony, culinary demonstrations, enjoy Japanese festival food, sample premium sake, guided Tree Talks and Walks to the cherry trees, and enjoy haiku readings during Sakura Days.  April 14 & 15 | VanDusen Botanical Garden.
  5. Cosmic Nights: Yuri’s Night Epic Exploration: Join for the themed party at H.R. MacMillan Space Centre featuring a custom planetarium show, music, drinks, science demonstrations, games, and a special guest lecturer at the Space Centre after hours in a 19+ environment. Thursday, April 12  | 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  6. Peggy Gou: Enjoy the polymathic electronic music of multi-talented artist Peggy Gou while she spins beats in the funky Celebrities Underground in the heart of Davie Street Village. Saturday April 14, 10pm – 2am 1024 Davie Street
  7. Her Stories: A simple Life: Sit down for a classic date: a movie! Vancouver International Film Festival is launching a new series of inspiring cinema direct by women and selected by women. This film tells the story of an elderly maid, retiring after 60 years of service. Sunday, April 22 at 7:15 1181 Seymour Street.
  8. Musically Speaking – Mozart with Anderson & Roe: Get taken away on a musical journey with your date at a show by Billboard topping piano duo Anderson & Roe, while they take on the masterpieces of Mozart’s magnificent Concerto! Saturday April 21 at 8 pm 500 Seymour Street.
  9. Cirque du Soleil Crystal: Enjoy an experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice to defy all expectations. April 11 to 15 @ Abbotsford Centre
  10. Post Malone: American rapper, singer and song writer Post Malone is taking the stage at Rogers Arena on April 27th at 8PM!
  11. The Vancouver Reptile Expo: Try something new with your date and get to know some crawly creatures! This is Vancouver’s first ever reptile show. 
  12. Rent The Musical: See this winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.  Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.   March 29 to April 12 @ The Shop Theatre.
  13. Improv Against Humanity: Spring Fling: Improv group The Fictionals are back for another hilarious evening at The Rio Theatre! A high energy, interactive show which have you and your date laughing! April 18th at 8 pm 1600 East Broadway
  14. Trivia Night at After Hours: Test your aquatic knowledge at Vancouver Aquarium’s second annual trivia night at After Hours on Friday, April 20.  Grab a beer or glass of wine and a snack and enjoy exploring the Aquarium after dark in a fun and social adults-only atmosphere.
  15. A Taste of Trieste: Enjoy a culinary experience where you and your date will be transported to Italy to enjoy all the fantastic flavours and tastes of Trieste with a multiple course meal cooked by real Italian chefs! April 27th | 6:30 pm @ 3075 Slocan Street
  16. How I met Your Mother Trivia: Nothing like a bit of friendly competition! Take your special someone for trivia, with the beloved “How I met Your mother” TV show as the topic! Enjoy pints and the chance to win some prizes and giveaways all evening long. April 16th 730-1030 455 Abbott Street
  17. Jennifer Scott & Brasileira Jazz: The music of this dynamic duo will have you fighting the urge to get up and dance! Their tunes exude warmth and energy, in the intimate Frankie’s Jazz club in downtown Vancouver. A swinging evening of jazzy music and swanky cocktails.
  18. A Mushroom Feast for the Wild at Heart: Explore a unique and intimate 6 – course tasting dinner cooked up by mycologist and incredible chef Willoughby Arevala. He will whip you and your date a feast of wild mushrooms paired with seasonable produce, live! Be delighted, surprised and happy as you enjoy the evening with your date. Bring along you own bottle of wine, too! April 18th | 6:30  @ 3075 Slocan Street
  19. WEE/Francesco Scavetta: Enjoy the performance of the innovative Norwegian dance company WEE and its maverick Italian choreographer Francesco Scavetta take an original and entertaining look at truth and falsehood in Hardly Ever. Four performers use dance, text and music, along with a quirky retro stage set, to test the gap between expectations and the unexpected. April 5 to 7 @ Scotiabank Dance Centre.
  20. Said the Whale!: Vancouver local band and Juno Award winning Said the Whale will rock the stage at The Railway Stage for a fun evening of beers and great beats! April 7, 8pm 579 Dunsmuir Street 
  21. Vancouver Greek Food Festival: Explore the fabulous 40th annual Greek Food Festival happening April 20-22nd! Enjoy exciting performances, fantastic foods and wonderful people. 4500 Arbutus Street
  22. Vancouver Beer Run: Combine love of running and beer for a day of non-competitive, racing fun! There are 5 breweries that you and your special someone will race to for samples and sips all afternoon long. April 15 11-4pm meet at Big Rock Brewery. 
  23. Rotary International Food Festival: Enjoy the culinary delights from the Caribbean, India, Japan, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, Ukraine, and Africa  at Burnaby Central Secondary School on April 21.
  24. Art! Vancouver: Get lost in over 100 galleries and art from around the globe. You and your date will see some of the most dynamic works happening in modern and contemporary art. Check out the panel talks, live painting or test your skills at art class! April 19 – 22nd 6 pm – 9pm  @ 999 Canada Place
  25. Motown Dance Party: World class tribute to the legendary Motown and RnB legends including Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and James Brown. Enjoy a high energy, once in a lifetime Motown experience performance you won’t want to miss. Includes a 3-course dinner, show and dancing after! April 20th 5:30 at 1728 Commercial Drive
  26. Sonic sea Movie Screening: Join the BC Cetacean Sightings Network for a screening of the Emmy award-winning documentary, Sonic Sea, which investigates the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales. Then, meet the produce while he discussed leading contemporary issues. April 17, 845 Avison Way at 7pm
  27. Vancouver Canucks: Show some local pride with your date at the Rogers Arena for an exciting hockey night in Canada! Vancouver will take on the Vegas Golden Knights April 3rd with the puck dropping at 7pm.
  28. Vancouver Vaisakhi Celebration: Argubaly the most exciting festival to happen in Vancouver, the East Indian Vaisakhi Parade celebrates Punjabi New Year in an impressive display of beautiful colours, culture and food. There promises to be beautiful music an enticing atmosphere! April 14 11 – 4 starting at Ross Street Temple .
  29. Rockstar Puddle Party: Grab your date and head to Mount Seymour for a day of  skiing or snowboarding then to wave goodbye another fabulous season of powder with their themed party – free entry with a valid pass. The event will run from 12 – 4pm in the Rockstar Energy Park promising BB, Beer Garden, Firepit and prizes for best costume, best tricks and more!

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