It’s the last weekend of summer for most people, and the last weekend for one more hurrah before back to school. Even if you have no kids or aren’t in school, it feels like a new year is starting. So, make sure you either a) do all the things this weekend or b) do absolutely nothing!

Whatever your preference, here’s a list of some ideas on how to get you through the final weekend of summer in Vancouver:

friday in vancouver

Friday, August 30, 2019

  • Richmond World Festival – 90+ artists across 9 stages, over 50 food trucks, a FEASTival of flavours, artisan marketplace, and a whole lot more!
  • 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.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • The Fair at the PNE – The PNE Fair is back with family exhibits, animals, rides, attractions and LOTS OF FOOD. On until Sept 2nd.
  • PNE Summer Nights Concerts – Free concerts at 8:30pm with the price of admission at PNE. Tonight is: MC Hammer (ft. Bobby Brown)
  • Wayne’s World Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre – The Rio Theatre’s Friday Late Night Movie series continues on August 30 with the final title of the summer – and they’re toasting everyone’s favourite cable access duo with WAYNE’S WORLD!
  • Deathtrap ’74: An Improvised D&D Adventure – Deathtrap ’74 pits two comedians against an imaginary obstacle course of monsters, magic and exasperated host, Peter Carlone.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – All sorts of festival fun, including numerous photo ops and props, food trucks, and tons of photogenic flowers!
  • Richmond Sunflower Festival – Prefer to stay closer to town, but still want to see rows and rows of beautiful sunflowers? Check out Vancouver’s latest sunflower festival in Richmond.
  • Aritzia Warehouse Sale – Looking to score deals on Aritzia clothing? Check out this annual sale for deals 50 – 90% off.
saturday in vancouver

Saturday, August 31, 2019

  • Richmond World Festival – 90+ artists across 9 stages, over 50 food trucks, a FEASTival of flavours, artisan marketplace, and a whole lot more!
  • BoylesqueTO Presents Oh Manada! – In this cheeky (pun intended) cabaret revue that has been thrilling North American audiences since 2010, the boys of BoylesqueTO will strip down all of your favorite Canadian icons, and then slather them up (and down) with maple syrup for your viewing pleasure.
  • Public Disco Laneway Series – A free, licensed and all-ages outdoor party in public spaces.
  • Richmond Night Market – The biggest night market in Richmond with hundreds of food and merchandise booths, giant dinosaurs, and lots more surprises.
  • 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.
  • TAIWANfest 2019: Riding the Waves with Vietnam – From rock concerts to cooking classes to dancing robots, TAIWANfest is a weekend for celebrating Canada’s diverse communities!
  • The Fair at the PNE – The PNE Fair is back with family exhibits, animals, rides, attractions and LOTS OF FOOD. On until Sept 2nd.
  • PNE Summer Nights Concerts – Free concerts at 8:30pm with the price of admission at PNE. Tonight is: Billy Idol
  • Nikkei Matsuri Festival 2019 – This coming Labour Day weekend be immersed in an authentic Japanese Festival at the 7th annual Nikkei Matsuri!
  • West End Summer Art Market – Music, art and artisans in the West End.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – All sorts of festival fun, including numerous photo ops and props, food trucks, and tons of photogenic flowers!
  • Richmond Sunflower Festival – Prefer to stay closer to town, but still want to see rows and rows of beautiful sunflowers? Check out Vancouver’s latest sunflower festival in Richmond.
  • Aritzia Warehouse Sale – Looking to score deals on Aritzia clothing? Check out this annual sale for deals 50 – 90% off.
sunday in vancouver

Sunday, September 1, 2019

  • Victory Square Block Party 2019 – Help bring Summer out with a BANG at Victory Square at the annual FREE All Day Party with performances by local musicians and artists.
  • The Fair at the PNE – The last weekend to check out all the food, rides, and fun at the PNE.
  • PNE Summer Nights Concerts – Free concerts at 8:30pm with the price of admission at PNE. Tonight is: The Beach Boys
  • Nikkei Matsuri Festival 2019 – This coming Labour Day weekend be immersed in an authentic Japanese Festival at the 7th annual Nikkei Matsuri!
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – All sorts of festival fun, including numerous photo ops and props, food trucks, and tons of photogenic flowers!
  • Richmond Sunflower Festival – Prefer to stay closer to town, but still want to see rows and rows of beautiful sunflowers? Check out Vancouver’s latest sunflower festival in Richmond.
  • Aritzia Warehouse Sale – Looking to score deals on Aritzia clothing? Check out this annual sale for deals 50 – 90% off.
monday in vancouver

Monday, September 2, 2019

  • Brazilian Fair 2019 – Brazilian Fair in celebration of Brazil’s National Day!
  • The Fair at the PNE – The last weekend to check out all the food, rides, and fun at the PNE.
  • PNE Summer Nights Concerts – Free concerts at 8:30pm with the price of admission at PNE. Tonight is: TLC!
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – All sorts of festival fun, including numerous photo ops and props, food trucks, and tons of photogenic flowers!
  • Richmond Sunflower Festival – Prefer to stay closer to town, but still want to see rows and rows of beautiful sunflowers? Check out Vancouver’s latest sunflower festival in Richmond.
  • Aritzia Warehouse Sale – Looking to score deals on Aritzia clothing? Check out this annual sale for deals 50 – 90% off.

Did we forget anything? Leave a comment if there are any events to add.

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