Anyone else starting to get anxious that the summer is almost over? Time to do ALL THE THINGS before September hits and the slow descent into Fall/Winter begins. But, lets not get worked up about that quite yet… It’s still summertime in full swing, and even if the weatherman is calling for some much-needed rain, there’s still a whole lot going on in town to keep you busy! Check out the list of 27 excellent things happening this weekend below!


friday night in vancouver april

  • Eastside Flea Shop N-Bop – Select vendors, a DJ, artisan showrooms, pinball & pool, and seasonal drink specials! 6-10pm
  • Vancouver Mural Festival – Painter’s Prom – Featuring Art Battle, Chapel Sound, live art, dress up paint splatter glamour and more murals-are-done mayhem!
  • Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show – This one of a kind event is featuring 60 of the best gem, mineral and jewellery vendors from across Canada and abroad, bringing you unique gems, fine minerals, rare fossils, hand made jewellery, fancy beads and findings, lapidary art and more.
  • A Bawdy Night of Bardlesque Revelry – A highly-artistic literary journey through the world of William Shakespeare, just the way he wanted it — with bawdy wenches, obscure dick jokes, and terrible, terrible puns.
  • Story Story Lie Championship – Vancouver’s hit storytelling game show’s thrilled to be on a bigger stage, with bigger prizes and a line up of the years most deceitful performers. The finalists will go head to head in the championship for the ultimate prize in a very special edition of Story Story Lie at The Fox Cabaret on Main Street.
  • North Vancouver Shipyards Market – Live music, a beer garden, food, art, music… Dogs are allowed and you can by things like jewelry, clothing, baking, organic meats, and much more.

 

saturday in vancouver

  • Vancouver Mural Festival Street Party – Up to 100,000 people are expected to visit the area to view the completed murals and take in live art, music, markets.
  • Fun City Festival (Slide the City) – Non-stop family fun with a 1,000 foot water slide, vendors, food trucks, live music & entertainment in North Vancouver.
  • Seawheeze Half Marathon After Party – The run sold out in seconds, but everyone is invited to celebrate after the Seawheeze half marathon is done. There will be a huge yoga class, live music, an artisan market, and lots of awesome food.
  • VMF FLASH Tattoo Pop-Up – Awesome tattoos by some off the best artists in town. 11 artists! 5 hours! Make sure to get there early to reserve your spot. First come, first served.
  • Summer Sizzler VOL 3 – An outdoor afternoon of craft cider, abstinence from work and friendly tropical vibes.
  • Eastside Flea Market – 50+ local vendors, 5 artisan showrooms, food trucks, an outdoor courtyard, music, pinball, and many more surprises.
  • Vancouver Chinatown Festival – A day market, stage performances, Cultural Corner, TD Youth Talent Showdown, Young Star Challenge, theme related activities and a Streetfest.
  • The Brunch Affair – Encore – Weekend early-birds and late-risers alike will enjoy a variety of food stations serving up delicious brunch dishes from breakfast tacos to veggie hash to celebrate everyone’s favourite weekend routine.
  • Vancouver’s Summer Swap 2017 – Simply bring ten quality clothing articles and bring back unlimited clothes as you want at the swap!
  • Joyfest at Strange Fellows Brewing – Live music, food, art and beer at this outdoor celebration at Strange Fellows Brewing.
  • Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show – This one of a kind event is featuring 60 of the best gem, mineral and jewellery vendors from across Canada and abroad, bringing you unique gems, fine minerals, rare fossils, hand made jewellery, fancy beads and findings, lapidary art and more.
  • Laser Show One Night Only Special – Radiohead & Dark Side of the Moon + Hot Universe / Vancouver’s Stars…
  • Blackout: Night Sky Festival – Blackout brings together storytellers, musicians, artists and astronomers to share their relationships to the skies. Witness the peak of the Perseid meteor shower and explore the museum until midnight during this all-ages event.

 

sunday in vancouver

  • Fun City Festival (Slide the City) – Non-stop family fun with a 1,000 foot water slide, vendors, food trucks, live music & entertainment in North Vancouver.
  • Vancouver Waterfight – Get soaked and have fun at the largest waterfight in Vancouver taking place in Stanley Park!
  • Vancouver Chinatown Festival – A day market, stage performances, Cultural Corner, TD Youth Talent Showdown, Young Star Challenge, theme related activities and a Streetfest.
  • Eastside Flea Market – 50+ local vendors, 5 artisan showrooms, food trucks, an outdoor courtyard, music, pinball, and many more surprises.
  • The Brunch Affair – Encore – Weekend early-birds and late-risers alike will enjoy a variety of food stations serving up delicious brunch dishes from breakfast tacos to veggie hash to celebrate everyone’s favourite weekend routine.
  • Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show – This one of a kind event is featuring 60 of the best gem, mineral and jewellery vendors from across Canada and abroad, bringing you unique gems, fine minerals, rare fossils, hand made jewellery, fancy beads and findings, lapidary art and more.
  • Summer Jam at Trout Lake – A family-friendly day of jamming, sun, and outdoor fun at Trout Lake. Bring your instruments, hula hoops, picnic blankets and enthusiasm.
  • Game of Thrones Episode 5 – After last week’s explosive episode, this one is sure to be a good’n! Storm Crow Tavern will once again be doing Sunday showings of Game of Thrones for Season 7!

Want even more things to do? Check out the full August Event Listings.

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