5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (March 13-20)

1. Made in Italy

March 17 – April 17

Made in Italy is a heartwarming one-person show that tells the story of Francesco Mantini, a teenager in rural 1970s Jasper, Alberta who is trying to live up to his father’s traditional, Italian expectations. Expect disco jams, Italian tunes and a bunch of dance, all through a comedic lens.  

When: March 17 – April 17
Where: Granville Island Stage
Cost: From $35
More Info: artsclub.com

2. Monster Jam

March 18-20

What we’ve really been missing during this pandemic (besides, you know, human connection) is monster trucks. No longer. Monster Jam returns this year with freestyle, skills, donuts and racing competitions between 12,000 pound vehicles. Get amped. 

When: March 18-20
Where: Pacific Coliseum at the PNE
Cost: From $38
More Info: monsterjam.com

3. Celtic Fest

March 16-20

Get into the St. Paddy’s spirit with Celtic Fest Vancouver’s showcase of a Celtic music, dance, film, food and fare – plus the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There’ll be a big beer tent for adults, but also a kids zone (with face-painting!) for those looking for a more family-friendly outing.

When: March 16-20
Where: šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square
Cost: Free
More Info: celticfestvancouver.com

4. Men Express Their Feelings

March 18-April 3

This comedic play tackles toxic masculinity head-on by telling the story of two sons and their dads tackling tough subjects like cultural tension, sexuality and generational divides. All set in the locker room of a community hockey rink. 

When: March 18-April 3
Where: Firehall Arts Centre
Cost: From $15
More Info: zeezeetheatre.ca

5. Canadian Guitar Quartet

March 18

The virtuosos of the Canadian Guitar Quartet are known worldwide for their mesmerizing guitar skills. Jam out to their concert series that will feature a range of music; from Brazilian Bossa Nova melodies to an homage to Copan, Piazzolla and Bach. If you can’t make it in person, they also offer a livestream concert to fulfill all your classical guitar needs!

When: March 18, 7PM
Where: Pyatt Hall
Cost: In-person from $35; Digital from $5
More Info: vancouverguitar.org