A comprehensive list of July events in Vancouver for 2017. Highlights include: The fireworks, outdoor movies, wiener dog racing, Adult Night at the PNE, Taco Fest, Khatsahlano, and a whole lot more!

Go to a specific week: July 6 – 9 | July 10 – 16 | July 17 – 23 | July 24 – 31

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Vans Skate Park Series – World class amazing skateboarders come to the Hastings skate park for the most epic show on four wheels.
  • Friday Night Perogie Dinner at the Ukrainian Church – Enjoy a heaping plate full of delicious, handmade perogies in this community-oriented event.
  • Adult Evenings at Playland – Adults (19+) are invited to enjoy Playland in an all-new, kid-free atmosphere with alcohol and DJs
  • Lazer Show One Night Only Special – Radiohead & Dark Side of the Moon + Hot Universe / Vancouver’s Stars…
  • Fvded in the Park – Electronic music in an outdoor venue in Surrey. Featuring The Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Partynextdoor, and more… Tickets still available!
  • The Shit Show – Think a variety performance with a hint of trivia and a strong whiff of game show… all wrapped up in one evening of surprise and delight.
  • 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.
  • Illumination Night Market – A night market in Richmond with lots of food, things to buy, and the first and largest ever summer lighting show in Vancouver.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • Grease Sing-a-Long – Summer isn’t summer without a little Summer Lovin’, so head to the Rio for some sing-a-long fun with lyrics on the screen, treat bags, and a costume contest.
  • Late Night Movies at the Rio – Bar service, awesome popcorn, cult classics. $6/$8 at The Rio Theatre, 11:30pm. Tonight’s movie is The Warriors.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

  • Khatsahlano Street Party – The West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party is Vancouver’s biggest FREE Music and Arts Festival! Featuring 8 stages for live music, this festival stretches across 10 city blocks to offer 40 food trucks, 50 amazing bands, and 100s of merchants and vendors.
  • TACO FEST 2017 – Multiple taco and food vendors to fill your hunger plus specialty vendors, taco eating contests, a gigantic pinata, and lots of bands!
  • Vans Skate Park Series – World class amazing skateboarders come to the Hastings skate park for the most epic show on four wheels.
  • Carnaval del Sol – This annual festival celebrates Latin American culture with food, music, dance lessons, soccer, kids’ activities, and more.
  • Fvded in the Park – Electronic music in an outdoor venue in Surrey. Featuring The Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Partynextdoor, and more… Tickets still available!
  • F.U.B.A.R. Roller Jam – The Robson Square Skating Rink will be magically transformed by host DJ Alibaba into a classic roller rink with skating for families, old-school soul, funk and R&B music, and a fun retro vibe.
  • Squamish Beer Festival – Explore over 150 craft beers and ciders from 40 breweries. Includes food trucks Flacas Tacos, Carte Diem, and O’Canadawg, as well as live music.
  • Proud of You Sketch Comedy – A fresh sketch comedy show from very fun group Proud of You, featuring special stand-up guests and cheap beer!
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – Artisan breads & preserves, stock up on free-range and organic eggs & meats, get the freshest, hard-to-find heirloom vegetables and meet your neighbours in a fun farmer’s market fiesta.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

  • Car Free Day Commercial Drive – A celebration of a life without cars when Commercial Drive shuts down to traffic and becomes the host of a huge street party!
  • Carnaval del Sol – This annual festival celebrates Latin American culture with food, music, dance lessons, soccer, kids’ activities, and more.
  • Free VSO Symphony in the Park – Free music in Deer Lake Park, bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy some amazing music for free!
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Monday, July 10, 2017

  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

  • Free Slurpee Day @ 7-11 – Celebrating July 11, 7-11 is giving away free slurpees of any flavor all day in Vancouver. Hit up your nearest 7-11 as many times as you can (because the cups they use are tiny!).
  • Gastown Cabaret – Three exhilarating sets of belly dancers, drag performers, comedy, thrilling live stunts, contortionists, burlesque, and random hilariousness ALL IN ONE SHOW!
  • Drum Circle at Third Beach – Every sunny Tuesday in the summer the “Brahm’s Tams Drum Circle” gets together to jam. Everyone is welcome to join in.
  • Free Outdoor Movies in Vancouver – The annual summer tradition of free outdoor movies in Vancouver is returning to Stanley Park. Today’s movie is: The Goonies!
  • An Evening of Storytelling – Live storytelling competition featuring Al Tee, Angel Strange, Deborah Kelly, Garth Hodgson, Kamile Kapel, Linda Lawson, Marylee Stephenson, Owen Thomas, Shlomo McPeake, and T.J. Dawe.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • Gastown Grand Prix – For one day, the charming cobblestone streets of Gastown are transformed into one of the fastest, best-loved and most challenging cycling race courses in North America.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Vancouver’s legendary Folk Music Festival covers three music-filled days at Jericho Beach, with eight stages, 70 hours of music (folk and world music) a festival market, food vendors and more.
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban In Concert – Relive the magic of Harry Potter soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the music of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ unforgettable score live on the Orpheum stage.
  • Cabaret Hot Town: Summer in the City – For $10 you’ll be treated to a variety of entertainment with Stand Up Comedy, Short Films, Burlesque, Eats, and more!
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Friday, July 14, 2017

  • Bastille Day Festival – Bastille Day is a free, public festival taking place at the Roundhouse Community Centre, celebrating French food, culture, and entertainment.
  • Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Vancouver’s legendary Folk Music Festival covers three music-filled days at Jericho Beach, with eight stages, 70 hours of music (folk and world music) a festival market, food vendors and more.
  • Eastside Flea Shop N-Bop – Select vendors, a DJ, artisan showrooms, pinball & pool, and seasonal drink specials! 6-10pm
  • Story Story Lie – Have a strange story to tell? Or want to see if you can trick the audience with a lie? Open Mic! Anyone can come tell a story, true or false. Trick the most people and you’ll win an amazing prize!
  • Adult Evenings at Playland – Adults (19+) are invited to enjoy Playland in an all-new, kid-free atmosphere with alcohol and DJs
  • 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.
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban In Concert – Relive the magic of Harry Potter soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the music of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ unforgettable score live on the Orpheum stage.
  • Illumination Night Market – A night market in Richmond with lots of food, things to buy, and the first and largest ever summer lighting show in Vancouver.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • Late Night Movies at the Rio – Bar service, awesome popcorn, cult classics. $6/$8 at The Rio Theatre, 11:30pm. Tonight’s movie is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

  • Wiener Dog Racing – Hastings Racecourse goes to the dogs when its dachshund against dachshund in a wiener-takes-all competition.
  • Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Vancouver’s legendary Folk Music Festival covers three music-filled days at Jericho Beach, with eight stages, 70 hours of music (folk and world music) a festival market, food vendors and more.
  • Eastside Flea Market – 50+ local vendors, 5 artisan showrooms, food trucks, an outdoor courtyard, music, pinball, and many more surprises.
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban In Concert – Relive the magic of Harry Potter soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the music of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ unforgettable score live on the Orpheum stage.
  • Red Truck Brewery Concert Series – Six bands playing in the parking lot of Red Truck Brewing parking lot with Drake White & The Big Fire headlining..
  • Summer Sizzler VOL 2 – An outdoor afternoon of craft cider, abstinence from work and friendly tropical vibes.
  • ECCW Ballroom Brawl – Wrestling at the Commodore Ballroom, more fun than you’d think.
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – Artisan breads & preserves, stock up on free-range and organic eggs & meats, get the freshest, hard-to-find heirloom vegetables and meet your neighbours in a fun farmer’s market fiesta.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!
  • Terminal City Rollergirls – The Eves of Destruction are rolling into town for this Vancouver vs. Victoria double-header!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

  • Wiener Dog Racing – Hastings Racecourse goes to the dogs when its dachshund against dachshund in a wiener-takes-all competition.
  • Eastside Flea Market – 50+ local vendors, 5 artisan showrooms, food trucks, an outdoor courtyard, music, pinball, and many more surprises.
  • Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Vancouver’s legendary Folk Music Festival covers three music-filled days at Jericho Beach, with eight stages, 70 hours of music (folk and world music) a festival market, food vendors and more.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  • Free Outdoor Movies in Vancouver – The annual summer tradition of free outdoor movies in Vancouver is returning to Stanley Park. Today’s movie is: Toy Story!
  • Teen Angst Night – A comedic reading series. Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) as long as it’s hilariously embarrassing.
  • Drum Circle at Third Beach – Every sunny Tuesday in the summer the “Brahm’s Tams Drum Circle” gets together to jam. Everyone is welcome to join in.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Italian Night Market – With over 50 Vendors you can shop for Organic & Local Produce, Italian Specialty Foods, and Local Artisans.
  • Adult Evenings at Playland – Adults (19+) are invited to enjoy Playland in an all-new, kid-free atmosphere with alcohol and DJs
  • 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.
  • Hike Rave – Dance your way up a mountain then party while overlooking our beautiful city. A naturally euphoric social experience you do not want to miss.
  • Illumination Night Market – A night market in Richmond with lots of food, things to buy, and the first and largest ever summer lighting show in Vancouver.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • Late Night Movies at the Rio – Bar service, awesome popcorn, cult classics. $6/$8 at The Rio Theatre, 11:30pm. Tonight’s movie is Point Break.
  • Spice World (With The Spice Gurlz Live Drag Shadowcast!) – Get your platform shoes, British accents, and Union Jack dresses ready because everybody’s favourite 90’s girl group comes alive onstage with a live shadowcast provided by Vancouver’s own Spice Gurlz!
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • The Deighton Cup – Don your chicest hats and your snappiest bow ties, an exciting day at the races is just around the corner.
  • Surrey Fusion Festival –  Surrey’s biggest two-day multicultural celebration has 40 international pavilions celebrating music, food and culture
  • Thai Festival – Unique cultural experience from the land of smile featuring beautiful Thai performances, delightful workshops on arts & crafts, interesting fruit carving and food demonstration, savour Thai dishes, numerous games, prizes and many more!
  • Grease Sing-a-Long – Summer isn’t summer without a little Summer Lovin’, so head to the Rio for some sing-a-long fun with lyrics on the screen, treat bags, and a costume contest.
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – Artisan breads & preserves, stock up on free-range and organic eggs & meats, get the freshest, hard-to-find heirloom vegetables and meet your neighbours in a fun farmer’s market fiesta.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!
  • The Brunch Affair – 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 Naked Bike Ride 2017 – The event is a celebration of creativity and a protest against car culture and dirty energy by stripping naked (or as bare as you dare) and riding around the city.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

  • Surrey Fusion Festival –  Surrey’s biggest two-day multicultural celebration has 40 international pavilions celebrating music, food and culture
  • Brewery & the Beast Meat Festival – Sold out, but maybe tickets will be available from scalpers at the gate? The second annual Festival of Meat showcases locally-sourced meats with food, cooking demos, and beer pairings. 19+
  • Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids – an open-mic evening of book reports, poetry, diary entries, letters from camp, etc. — all read out loud by adults to a room full of strangers.
  • Summer Jam at Trout Lake – A fun afternoon of jamming with musical insturments, dancing, hoola hooping and more…
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

  • Seinfeld Trivia – If you don’t reserve a spot, NO TRIVIA FOR YOU! What’s the deal with trivia? Is it sponge-worthy? It’s Gold, Jerry, GOLD! Etc…
  • Spice World (With The Spice Gurlz Live Drag Shadowcast!) – Get your platform shoes, British accents, and Union Jack dresses ready because everybody’s favourite 90’s girl group comes alive onstage with a live shadowcast provided by Vancouver’s own Spice Gurlz!
  • Free Outdoor Movies in Vancouver – The annual summer tradition of free outdoor movies in Vancouver is returning to Stanley Park. Today’s movie is: National Lampoon’s Vacation!
  • Drum Circle at Third Beach – Every sunny Tuesday in the summer the “Brahm’s Tams Drum Circle” gets together to jam. Everyone is welcome to join in.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • West End Games Night – This is a fun way to meet your neighbours, listen to local musicians, and get immersed into the community.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!
  • Hot Nica Nights Fire and Ice – Join Flor de Caña rum for an evening of liquid luxury and Latin vibes during their HotNica Nights, Fire and Ice party. Guests will scoop the award winning 18 year old rum straight from the barrel it’s aged in, enter the world of virtual reality and much more!

Friday, July 28, 2017

  • Critical Mass Vancouver – Bike riders reclaim the street during this infamous bike mob. Meet at the Vancouver Art Gallery at 6pm to join other bikers on a ride around town. Get a bike!
  • Adult Evenings at Playland – Adults (19+) are invited to enjoy Playland in an all-new, kid-free atmosphere with alcohol and DJs
  • 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.
  • Illumination Night Market – A night market in Richmond with lots of food, things to buy, and the first and largest ever summer lighting show in Vancouver.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • Late Night Movies at the Rio – Bar service, awesome popcorn, cult classics. $6/$8 at The Rio Theatre, 11:30pm. Tonight’s movie is Drive.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

  • Caribbean Days Festival – Two days of tropical cuisine, culture, music and more. Free events include a Multicultural Parade and a Waterfront Party concert with live music.
  • Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest – Head down to New West for the 5th annual StrEAT food truck festival that’s the Largest one-day food truck festival in Canada!
  • Celebration of Light Fireworks – Flashing lights! Explosions! Live music! Crowds! The Vancouver summer favourite is back for three special nights this summer. Tonight’s show is put together by the Akariya Firework team from Japan.
  • Night Nation Run – The World’s first Running Music Festival. A musical voyage filled with live music, lights, lasers, all set to the latest in Electronic Dance Music.
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – Artisan breads & preserves, stock up on free-range and organic eggs & meats, get the freshest, hard-to-find heirloom vegetables and meet your neighbours in a fun farmer’s market fiesta.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!
  • So there I was… high – A Comedy storytelling experience featuring some of Vancouver’s funniest comics telling their own unique, hilarious story of the time when they messed with drugs

Sunday, July 30, 2017

  • Caribbean Days Festival – Two days of tropical cuisine, culture, music and more. Free events include a Multicultural Parade and a Waterfront Party concert with live music.
  • Free Outdoor yoga – Outdoor yoga in Kitsilano and Riley Park (Main Street) held every day of the week!

Monday, July 31, 2017