What’s Happening This May in Vancouver

Vancouver, Spring, events, May

May 2. An Evening with Bill and Hillary Clinton. $65+. rogersarena.com

May 2-12. Documentary Film Festival. doxafestival.ca

May 3. Art in the City. Art Market and Exhibit in the West End featuring local artists. West End Community Center. westendcc.ca

May 3 –Sept 27. Shipyard Night Market. Ship Builder’s Square. northshoregreenmarkets.com

May 3-5. Ridge Meadows Home Show. (Maple Ridge). Maple Ridge Fairgrounds. $4. ridgemeadowshomeshow.com

May 4. Opening Day at Playland. $28+. pne.ca/playland

TUNE IN: May 4. Kentucky Derby (Louisville, KY). kentuckyderby.com

May 4. Terry Factor (Coquitlam). $121+. hardrockcasinovancouver.com

May 4-5. Got Craft Spring Edition. Maritime Labour Centre. $3. gotcraft.com

May 4-5. BrickCan (Richmond). Hundreds of Lego models on display. River Rock Casino. $17. brickcan.com

May 4-11. Festival of Learning (Burnaby). Free learning events at various venues. festivaloflearning.ca

May 5. BC Cider Festival. Over 30 cideries from BC. The Pipe Shop. $55. bcciderfest.ca

May 5. BMO International Marathon. Marathon, half marathon, 8K, relay and kids run. bmovanmarathon.ca

May 5. Veg Expo. Plant-based food event. Vancouver Convention Center. $20. vegexpo.ca

May 5. Community Paddling Day. Learn how to paddle in a dragon boat. Creekside Community Centre. dragonzone.ca

May 6. Chris Hadfield. Orpheum Theatre. $60+. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 6-30. Crafted Vancouver. Bringing together artisans and designers with studios and galleries. Various locations. craftedvancouver.com

May 7. National Geographic Live: View from Above. Orpheum Theatre. $52+. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 8. Tonight for Tomorrow. Every $1 spent will donate $1 to Mealshare at participating restaurants. mealshare.ca

May 8. Passion Pit. $39+. commodoreballroom.com

May 9. The Tea Party. $59+. commodoreballroom.com

May 9-20. Royal Canadian Family Circus (Richmond). Live entertainment, acrobatics, tricks and more. $25+. royalcanadiancircus.ca

May 10. Art World Expo. Art show and fundraiser supporting Make and Break Arts Foundation. Telus World of Science. $40+. theartworldexpo.com

May 10-Oct 14. Richmond Night Market. richmondnightmarket.com

May 11. Run for Women. 10K and 5K run or walk supporting women’s mental health. Wesbrook Village. runforwomen.ca

May 12. Mother’s Day Run. 10K, 5K and 3K runs and walks. Stanley Park. runmomrun.ca

May 12. Twenty One Pilots. $88+. rogersarena.com

May 13. Snow Patrol. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. $48+. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 14-15. Neil Young. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 15. Thomas Rhett. $48+. rogersarena.com

May 16. Stars on Ice. $21+. rogersarena.com

May 16-Jul 14. Matilda. The musical. Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. $39+. artsclub.com

May 17-20. Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair. Rodeo, rides and BBQ. cloverdalerodeo.com

May 17-20. GO Fest (Whistler). Music, activities and more. whistlerblackcomb.com

May 18. A Day Out With Thomas (Squamish). West Coast Railway Heritage Park. $28. exploresquamish.com

May 18. Beer & Food Festival (Fort Langley). Craft beer, local food and music with shuttle service. Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada. $40. fortlangley.beer

May 18. Armin van Buuren. $68+. pne.ca

May 18-19. Comic Arts Festival. Comic creators and programming, art lessons and more. The Roundhouse. vancaf.com

May 20. Victoria Day Celebrations. Museum is set in the 1920s. Burnaby Village Museum. burnabyvillagemuseum.ca

May 21. Elle King. $67+. commodoreballroom.com

May 23-25. Surrey International Children’s Festival. Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park. surrey.ca/childrensfestival

May 25. John Cleese. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. $85+. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 25. Carrie Underwood. $109+. rogersarena.com

May 26. MS Walk. 5K or 2K for MS research. Concord Pacific Place. mswalks.ca

May 26. Run for Water (Abbotsford). Half marathon, 10K, 5K and trail run supporting clean water projects. runforwater.ca

May 26. European Festival. Ethnic food, dancing and musical performances. europeanfestival.ca

May 26. Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. 3K walk for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Queen Elizabeth Park. cysticfibrosis.ca

May 27. Alessia Cara. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. $60+. vancouvercivictheatres.com

May 27-Jun 2. Vancouver International Children’s Fair. Granville Island. $22. childrensfestival.ca

May 27-Jun 2. Bike to Work Week. bikehub.ca

May 30. Cher. $66.00+. rogersarena.com

May 31-Jun 9. Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival. PNE Grounds. $35+. vancouvercraftbeerweek.com