Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
End June with a bang!  Celebrate this Friday through Sunday (and Canada Day) with everything from circus and markets to salmon festivals and busking.  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Steveston Salmon Festival: Steveston Barbecues 1,200 Pounds of Wild Salmon for Canada Day

Photo credit: Flickr user andy liang

How many people can you serve with 1,200 pounds of wild salmon? On Canada Day July 1, chefs at Steveston’s annual Salmon Festival Barbecue will prepare 2,300 plates of fresh sockeye expertly cooked over open alder wood fire pits.

Steveston knows fish. Referred to as Salmonopolis and home to the “Monster” Gulf of Georgia Cannery, a national historic site, this scenic West Coast fishing community is just a 20-minute drive south of Vancouver. It’s a perfect day trip for canny Canada Day celebrants looking to get out of town, without traveling too far.

Although the Steveston Salmon Barbecue steals the spotlight, it’s just one part of the family-friendly Steveston Salmon Festival, “Canada’s biggest little birthday party.” Continue reading:
Steveston Salmon Festival: Steveston Barbecues 1,200 Pounds of Wild Salmon for Canada Day

Ahoy! Tall Ships Sail Back into Richmond

Steveston Tall Ships

A trio of classic tall ships, including a vessel conducting critical environmental research in the North Pacific, will be showcased when Ships to Shore Steveston 2012 returns to Richmond on the Canada Day weekend. From Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1 visitors can relive the days when Richmond’s Steveston Village was a major port-of-call for fleets of sailing ships from around the world with free boarding and viewing of a flotilla of unique and historic ships.

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Ahoy! Tall Ships Sail Back into Richmond

Steveston Fishing Village: A Photo Essay

Steveston


The following photo essay was contributed by local Vancouver photographer Clayton Perry, exclusively for Inside Vancouver. In this photo essay Clayton takes a look at Steveston Village.

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Steveston Fishing Village: A Photo Essay