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5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (May 30-June 5)

Your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos we think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to

Read on for this week’s lineup.

Planted Expo

Credit: TMRW Foods

1. Planted Expo

June 4-5

Planted Expo is Canada’s largest plant-based event of the year. Featuring over 200 vegan edible and lifestyle business and a bunch of insightful speakers to fill your mind with sustainability inspo—and unlimited food and drink samples to fill your belly.

When: June 4-5
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
Cost: From $21.47
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Smash For A Bubble Stash

2. Smash For A Bubble Stash

June 1

In honour of their new Bubble Stash IPA (made with cryo hops), Hop Valley is hosting an event where you can cryo freeze and smash an item of your choosing. From your ex’s t-shirt to gear you’ve been wanting to toss, this is a fun way to discard of items (and get out a little pent up agro). Plus, there’ll be beer.

When: June 1
Where: Craft Beer Market
Cost: Free, but you have to register ahead of time
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Ghosts of the Machine

3. Ghosts of the Machine

June 3-August 14

The Polygon Gallery’s new exhibition, Ghosts of the Machine, looks at the relationships between humans, tech and ecology (how they’re all interconnected rather than at odds). The exhibition features a garden project inside the gallery space plus videos, digital avatars and more.

When: June 3-August 14
Where: The Polygon Gallery
Cost: By donation
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Trace Yeomans

4. Yeomans Trilogy: Enduring Spirits Exhibition

June 5-July 15

Trace Yeomans’ newest exhibition combines both her Haida and Ukrainian roots and reflects upon the unique attributes of both. Her work is in many mediums, such as fabric art, paintings in oil and acrylic and wood carvings.

When: June 5-July 15
Where: Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery
Cost: Free
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XR Circus

5. Carry Me Home

June 4

Carry Me Home is an immersive XR (extended reality) experience that combines circus, dance, theatre and music. The event is both a live and virtual concert, where virtual reality is used evoke an interactive fantasy world (headsets are available for the in-person event).

When: June 4
Where: Animatrik Film Design Studios
Cost: $25 in-person; from $10 online
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