Valentine Pop-Up & Event Series All Primed For Vancouver Via @THISOPENSPACE



Vancouver, BC | Valentine’s Day is almost here and if you don’t have anything all that special planned, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for a Valentine or a way to woo the one you’ve already got, these three local pop-ups are for you. As always, check out our blog and subscribe to our email club for local pop-up events, beautiful new listings, and tips for our hosts and guests. If you’ve got a pop-up or event idea of your own, get in touch here.

Main Squeeze: Feb 8-14
Vancouver based makers come together at the Little Mountain Shop with jewellery, ceramics, textiles, chocolate, photographs and paintings in a love themed pop-up shop for one week this February. For one week, find genuine designed goods for the home, fashions, and art in the spirit of all things love. Read more here…

The Pop Up Pet Shoppe: Feb 13
If you’re looking to treat your special furry family to some organic treats, handmade sweaters, and more – this pop-up is for you! The Pop Up Pet Shoppe brings you local, handmade, and often organic products for your pets. They have had multiple successful pop-ups in the past, and this time they’re taking over The Playground in the heart of Chinatown. Read more here…

Erinlaura Jewelry: Feb 13-14
Everything is handmade in the Erinlaura studio. Happening at The Aviary Design Space in Mount Pleasant, the jewelry at this pop-up contain raw rough stone, are one of a kind, and made with love. Snag these rare pieces while they’re in stock! Perfect for loved ones, the self (do not feel badly), more. Read more here…



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About thisopenspace


thisopenspace is an online community marketplace that connects people with a story to tell to those who have unique spaces. Whether it’s a vacant downtown retail space, a gallery inside a heritage building, or an event venue in a converted shipyard, thisopenspace makes it easy to show your space to the world, and book short-term space for any occasion.

Founded in 2012, thisopenspace began as a pop-up retail space in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Since then, hundreds of designers, brands, and artists have trusted thisopenspace to help them find short-term space, tell their story, and grow their ideas. With an expanding community across Vancouver, New-York, Toronto, and with new cities being added, thisopenspace is quickly becoming the trusted platform to list, discover, and rent unique short-term spaces for any occasion.

“thisopenspace ensures that creators have the space they need to, if even just for a week or a night, take these ideas
from conception to reality.” Montecristo, August 2015

“The incredibly successful rotating pop-up shop that offers people the chance to try out a storefront” – Vancouver Sun, August 2014

“thisopenspace provides a storefront and economic opportunities to forward-thinking small businesses.” – Kinfolk, Issue 15, Spring 2015

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