Surprise, it’s June already! This month in Vancouver is packed with tons of fun stuff to get you amped up for summer time in the city. Extremely popular, annual events including Car Free Day, Italian Day, and Car Free Day are upon us. As are a few surprises…

Check out our list of some of the top things that caught our eye this June in Vancouver:

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival

When: Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3
Where: PNE Fairgrounds
What is it: The VCBW Festival is back with a vengeance! With over 100 craft breweries & cideries pouring over 300 beers & ciders. There will also be art installations, live music, food trucks, and a games area! (more info)

Vancouver Facial Hair Competition

When: Saturday, June 2
Where: The Lamplighter Public House
What is it: A competition of hairy proportions! Check out the 3rd annual competition for yourself with categories such as “styled mustache, freestyle beards and more… (more info)

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StreetFood Vancouver Festival

When: Sunday, June 3
Where: 88 Pacific Boulevard
What is it: 22 hand picked Vancouver food trucks, an artisan market, live music, family-friendly entertainment, and FREE ADMISSION! (more info)

Music Waste 2018

When: June 7 – 10, 2018
Where: Various locations around Vancouver
What is it: All your cool friends already knew about this event… It’s a fun, 4-day showcase of local bands, comedians, and artists that you can check out with an access pass that’s only $20! (more info)

Velopalooza Cycling Festival

When: June 8 – 24, 2018
Where: Various locations
What is it: This two-week celebration of cycling features daily rides with a variety of themes as unique as they come. Bike raves, Led Zeppelin rides, and more… (more info)

Italian Day on the Drive

When: Sunday, June 10, 2018
Where: Commercial Drive
What is it: The largest one day cultural street festival in the city with over 350,000 enthusiastic attendees who come for the food, music, atmosphere, and the pasta eating contests. (more info)

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Car Free Day Vancouver 2018

When: Saturday, June 16 – Sunday, June 17
Where: Kitsilano, West End, Main Street
What is it: Experience the vibrancy of a neighbourhood free of cars! Artists, residents, performers, artisans, and families can reconnect on the roads with these huge festivals that take place in different neighbourhoods around town. (more info)

Great Grandview Garage Sale

When: Saturday, June 16
Where: Broadway to the Burrard Inlet. Clark Drive to Nanaimo.
What is it: Have a passion for garage sales? Experience the mecca in Vancouver with blocks and blocks of garage sales throughout one of Vancouver’s best neighbourhoods. (more info)

Seinfeld Burlesque

When: Saturday, June 16
Where: Rio Theatre
What is it: What’s the deal with burlesque?!? Enjoy a hilarious night of dance performances and partial nudity with your favourite characters from the TV show. (more info)

Greek Day

When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Where: Kitsilano
What is it: MacDonald to Blenheim Street goes Greek in Kitsilano this Sunday. Tons of food, music, vendors, and lots more. (more info)

Biggest Dog Meet Up Vancouver #3

When: Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 12pm
Where: Lafarge Lake, Coquitlam
What is it: Calling all dog lovers! The largest dog meet up in Vancouver is back for June, this time at the lovely Lafarge Lake! (more info)

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World Naked Bike Ride Vancouver

When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Where: Sunset Beach
What is it: It’s the ‘Tour de Ass’! This fun-spirited ride takes place every year on the second Saturday in June. There are no official event plans yet, but if you post it – they shall come… (more info)

Not enough events to fill your calendar? Check out the full June Event Listings here.

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