CONTEST: Swing your sweetheart at Vancouver Alpen Club’s February 9th Valentine’s Dance

Start your Valentine’s week by celebrating with the Vancouver Alpen Club’s Valentine’s Dance on February 9th.

The Vancouver Alpen Club kicks off the season of love with a dance party like only they can produce. Peter Juric & The Continentals, known for Vancouver Alpen Club’s rollicking Oktoberfest will keep you on your toes.

While working up a hunger on the ballroom dance floor partake in some of the comforting food from the Deutsches Haus kitchens, and what would a party at Vancouver Alpen Club be without beer!

You could enjoy the Valentine’s fun for yourself, enter to win a Vancouver Alpen Club Valentine’s Dance Prize Package including: 2 tickets to the dance, plus 2 food and drink voucher. A perfect package for date night!

To enter the contest:

Leave a comment below telling us the person who would take to the Vancouver Alpen Club Valentine’s Dance (1 entry)

Tweet the Following & Tag your Valentine (1 entry) :

RT to #Win an @AlpenClub #ValentineDance #prize package via @jminter #contest

Contest entries will be accepted until Noon on Friday February 8, 2019. One winner will be chosen at random. Please note, you must be 19 years or older to enter; Vancouver Alpen Club will require photo ID to access the ballroom dance.

Picks of the Week – February 10, 2016

Don’t be surprised of you’re seeing red in these picks of the week…a lot of red as we’re in the midst of Chinese New Year celebrations and Valentine’s Day wraps up the week.

Here’s the picks of the week;

Chinese New Year_LionDragon: At Fly Over Canada catch the double bill of a spectacular ‘flight’ over Canada and catch the excitement of Flight Of The Dragon, a thrilling flight around China until March 6th

Ivories: Wednesdays at XY start your evening with live Showtunes at Keys – Piano Bar & Live Showtunes

Gurls: It’s East Meets West when The Queen of East Van, Isolde N Barron joins the West End’s Carlotta Gurl at The Junction for The Barron Gurl Show every Wednesday

Electro: Canadian electronic duo Adventure Club makes a trip to the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday evening.

Brats: XY Thursday nights the brats take over – The Bratpack; Valynne Vile, Jane Smoker, Shanda Leer, Jem and Gia Metric get their beats from DJ Nick Bertossi

Drag: Thursday it’s the Quarter Finals in the Search for Vancouver’s Next Drag Superstar at Celebrities

FestLunar Fest 2016 at the Vancouver Art Gallery plaza February 12 – 14 join the Monkey King and Friends as they welcome the whole family with entertainment, exhibits, crafts, markets and more

Tuck: Friday night at Emerald East Van Supper Club, get Tucked and see the debut of Tuck Entertainment’s Tuck Girls – a stellar line-up of Vancouver Drag Entertainers

Stage: The Arts Club Theatre’s Boom! at the Granville Island Stage closes on Saturday while Pride & Prejudice is at The Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage and The (Post)Mistress is at Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre until Feb 28

Huntr: On Friday at XYYVR, Dreaddy says goodbye Huntr with music from DJs Lando, Patrick Kelly and Nathan Mots

Puck: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night at Rogers Arena

Soul: R&B/Soul legend Booker T Jones plays a solo show at The Vogue Theatre on Saturday night

VALentine: On Saturday night, Vancouver Arts & Leisure brings some sexy love to VAL Valentine’s Day

Funk: Sunday start your Valentine’s night with an early show from local funk act and Fall In Love with Queer as Funk at XYYVR

Swing; The Fox Cabaret gets into the swing of things for Valentine’s with a Swinging Sinatra Valentine’s Party on Saturday night.

Parade: Sunday, Chinatown is filled with celebrations for the Year of the Monkey, the Chinatown Parade starts at 1130 followed by lion dances and celebration throughout Chinatown and Dr Sun Yat-Sen park.

Country: On Valentine’s Day, country superstar Brad Paisley takes the stage at Rogers Arena





Friday Find: Marquis WineGrams

With Valentine’s Day coming it’s not always easy to come up with something unique to celebrate your Valentine.  Marquis Wine Cellars has a great option, not just for Valentine’s Day but anytime you need something special, WineGrams.

Marquis Wine Cellars makes it easy, just follow the simple steps on their online winegram.

Choose from a selection of five 750 ml bottles ranging from $64.90, Champagne Jacquesson Cuvee No. 736 to $13.90, Cono Sur 2014 Riesling, add a card at check-out then Marquis wraps it and delivers it (free within downtown Vancouver) to your loved one.

“Pour Your Heart Out” with a Marquis Winegram and cheer a toast with your Valentine!